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The Kankakee County festivals and events schedule showcases fun for everyone. Enjoy an array of activities at the Strawberry Jazz festival, Pembroke Rodeo, BBQ Fest and the Merchant Street Music Fest. Find fun and excitement in Kankakee County!

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Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass Concert - PUBLIC WELCOME
06/30/17 - 06/30/17   7:00PM
Grace Baptist Church
815.939.4579
Admission: Free Admission
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The King’s Brass, formed three decades ago, is comprised of professional musicians from across the country who desire to use the instruments they love to lead others in praise and worship. A freewill Read More...
41st Annual Thee Olde Time Farm Show
41st Annual Thee Olde Time Farm Show
06/30/17 - 07/02/17   8am-?
Perry Farm Park
815.791.9251
Admission: Admission Fee
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There's fun for the whole family, and if you would like the collection of David Bradley tractors this is the place to come. Along with the tractors there's farm demonstrations, children activities, tr Read More...
Craft Show
07/04/17 - 07/04/17   9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.935.5278
Admission: Free Admission
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Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society craft show features a variety of unique hand crafted items from local artisans, plus specialty food items. Read More...
4th of July Concert & Fireworks
07/04/17 - 07/04/17   3 pm
Kankakee Community College
815.802.8100
Admission: Admission Fee
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This is an evening of family-friendly fun with the focus of music by the Kankakee Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra that begins at 5:30pm followed by fireworks at dusk. KCC's grounds are handicapped ac Read More...
Dine on the Prairie: Dinner Series
07/06/17 - Ongoing   6pm-9pm
Locavore Farm
815-935-7390
Admission: Admission Fee
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In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th Birthday, Locavore Farm will host a farm dinner series titled, Dine on the Prairie, one Thursday evening a month, starting in June and ending in September. Each Read More...
Movies in the Park: Sing!
07/07/17 - 07/07/17   7:30pm
Legacy Park
815.929.4804
Admission: Free Admission
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Please join the Village of Manteno as they host the hit movie Sing! Be sure to bring blankets, chairs, and treats! The movie will begin at dusk. Read More...
42nd Annual Herscher Corn Bowl
07/07/17 - 07/07/17   5:00pm
Downtwon Main Street
815-426-6430
Admission: Suggested Donation
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The Herscher Lions Club will host its 42nd annual Corn Bowl. This annual crowd-pleaser features roasted sweet corn served with brats, pork sandwiches and hotdogs. Read More...
Frank Lloyd Wright Symposium
07/08/17 - 07/08/17   9:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
Kankakee Country Club

Admission: Admission Fee
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Wright’s houses as living spaces take center stage in July with Growing Up Wright, a program featuring Tim Totten and Kim Bixler. Both are experts on Wright-designed homes, Totten by way of an interes Read More...
Squeals & Wheels
07/08/17 - 07/08/17   10:00am-6:00pm
Downtown Main Street
815-426-6430
Admission: Suggested Donation
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The 2nd Annual Squeals & Wheels BBQ Competition and Car Show will be held Saturday, July 8. The event is being sponsored by the Herscher Chamber of Commerce and will take place in Downtown Herscher fr Read More...
Kankakee River Fishing Derby
Kankakee River Fishing Derby
06/30/17 - Ongoing   12am June 30- 6pm July 9, 2017
Kankakee River
815.953.1372
Admission: Admission Fee
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This is a family derby with tagged fish worth $500.00 or more each in cash and merchandise. We also have a big board that pays 3 places in 7 categories of fish species along with the catch of the day Read More...
The Ides Of March Featuring Jim Peterik...July 14, 2017 @ Watseka Theatre Watseka IL
07/14/17 - 07/14/17   Doors Open 5:30pm. Showtime 7:00pm.
Watseka Theatre
815.993.6585
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Ides Of March Featuring Jim Peterik performing all their million sellers (that Peterik wrote) including "Vehicle", "Eye Of The Tiger", "Hold On Loosley", "High On You", "The Search Is Over", "I Ca Read More...
Rockin' on Main Street
07/21/17 - 07/21/17   7-10pm
Main Street, Manteno
815.929.4804
Admission: Free Admission
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Join the Village of Manteno as they welcome Usual Chaos in downtown Manteno! This event is BYOB- Please drink responsibly! Read More...
National Air Tour of Historic WWII Aircraft
07/19/17 - 07/23/17   9am-5pm
Greater Kankakee Airport
815.939.1422
Admission: Admission Fee
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Attending aircraft B-29 Superfortress FiFi, C-45 Expeditor Bucket of Bolts, T-6 Texan (Navy SNJ), Boeing Stearman. Attending aircraft subject to change due to weather or maintenance. Aircraft tours a Read More...
Beauty And The Beast
07/21/17 - Ongoing   8:00pm
Perry Farm Park
815.644.0854
Admission: Admission Fee
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Join Acting Out Theater Co. as they put their own spin on a tale that is truly "Old as Time." Watch as Belle changes the attitude of the Beast who eventually falls for her in this version of Beauty an Read More...
Free Concerts in the Park
06/01/17 - Ongoing   7:00pm
Bird Park

Admission: Free Admission
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Join the Kankakee Municipal Band every Thursday night for a FREE concert in the park! June 1 to August 3. Read More...
Rockin' on Main Street
06/16/17 - Ongoing   June 16, July 21, August 18, 7-10p.m.
Manteno Farmer's Market Parking Lot
815.929.4804
Admission: Free Admission
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Rock out on Main Street with the Village of Manteno! Nick Lynch will be performing at 7pm. This event is BYOB- Please drink responsibly! Read More...
"Cool Cars Under the Stars" Cruise Nights
05/23/17 - Ongoing   5:00 - 8:00 pm
Downtown Momence
815.472.3861
Admission: Free Admission
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Cruise nights every 2nd and 4th Tuesday. Participants are charged a $5 registration fee - no charge to the public to browse. Cruise nights feature a DJ, restaurant specials, split-the-pot, give-aways Read More...
Cruise Nights Under the Stars
05/23/17 - 08/22/17   5pm-8pm
Downtown Momence
815.472.3861
Admission: Free Admission
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Stroll down nostalgia lane and see a dazzling array of classic and collectible cars. Bring your camera and take in the scenery as you relive the good old days. Cruise Nights are held on the 2nd and 4 Read More...
Manteno Farmers Market
Manteno Farmers Market
05/04/17 - Ongoing   Thurs. 4pm-7pm
Downtown Manteno
815.468.6226
Admission: Free Admission
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In downtown Manteno on Thursdays from May 5 to September 15 at 4pm-7pm you can shop for all the homegrown vegetables, plants, homemade pies and other bakery items, coffee & teas, homemade soups, stain Read More...
Momence Farmers Market
06/14/17 - 09/27/17   3:30pm-6:30pm
Downtown Momence
815-472-2001
Admission: Free Admission
Local produce, baked goods, flowers and organic products. Read More...
Kankakee Farmers Market
04/29/17 - 10/29/17   8am-12pm
Corner of Schuyler & Merchant
847-630-6100
Admission: Free Admission
Local farmers market and gathering place for anyone to purchase local fresh produce, handmade goods, and freshly made, ready to eat food; plus to relax and listen to local musicians play some of your Read More...


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