Our primary purpose is to list tourist friendly events held within Kankakee County. Events must be open to the public and of interest to potential visitors from 50 miles away or greater.
These events include, but are not limited to: festivals, public sporting events, concerts, theatre, dance and cultural events. that are designed to attract tourists to the area.
We are unable to list business meetings, classes, educational workshops, fundraisers, community networking events, pet adoptions, golf outings, political rallies, garage sales, retail/restaurant sales, religious services and membership events.
All submission forms must be filled out entirely, including description of event and contact information. Forms with blank entry fields or no description will not be processed for posting.
All events will be approved or denied by CVB staff within in 72 hours. The KCCVB reserves the right to edit and publish event submissions at their discretion.
Posting minimum deadlines (for events meeting the requirements above):
• 14 Days before the event: to be listed on the KCCVB calendar of events. Meeting this deadline may also include social media postings, weekly email newsletter and weekly flyer distributed to hotels.
• 6 weeks before the event: for items above and inclusion in monthly email newsletter.
• 3 months before the event: for items above and submission to Enjoy IL website (subject to their approval).
• 6-12 months before the event: For items above and possible inclusion in printed materials by KCCVB and Enjoy IL (subject to their approval)