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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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Cool Cars Under the Stars
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The Vietnam War and Kankakee County
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Movies in the Park
Escape to Kankakee County!
Lose yourself in the natural beauty of the Kankakee River and Kankakee River State Park, you won't be disappointed.

Calendar of Events

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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Rhubarb Festival
05/20/18 - 05/20/18
10 am-4 pm
Kankakee County Museum
815.932.5279
Admission: Free Admission
The Vietnam War and Kankakee County
05/23/18 - 05/23/18
6 p.m.
Kankakee Community College
815.802.8206
Admission: Free Admission
Movies in the Park
06/01/18 - 06/01/18
7 pm
Legacy Park
815.929.4804
Admission: Free Admission
Kankakee Fantasy Con
06/02/18 - 06/02/18
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Kankakee Public Library
815.939.4564
Admission: Free Admission
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
06/03/18 - 06/03/18
5am-11:30am
Kankakee County Fairgrounds

Admission: Admission Fee
Annual Strawberry Jazz Festival
06/03/18 - 06/03/18
11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Gov. Small Memorial Park
815-933-ARTS
Admission: Free Admission
S.A.F.E. Summer Festival
06/08/18 - 06/08/18
12:00PM-8:00PM
Safe Haven
815-933-2493
Admission: Free Admission
Momence Heritage Day
06/09/18 - 06/09/18
12:00pm - 5:30pm
Throughout Momence
815.278.0394
Admission: Free Admission
Gun & Sporting Expo
06/09/18 - 06/10/18
24th 8am-3pm 25th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.263.2810
Admission: Admission Fee
Drivin the Dixie
06/16/18 - 06/16/18
Noon-4pm
Island Park
815.472.3861
Admission: Free Admission
Pork & Blues Rib Festival
06/16/18 - 06/16/18
11AM-10PM
Bird Park Bandshell
815-929-1885
Admission: Admission Fee
Run For Austism
06/17/18 - 06/17/18
8:00am
Cobb Park

Admission: Admission Fee
Kilbride Family Classic
06/17/18 - 06/17/18
8 am to start
Cobb Park

Admission: Admission Fee
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
06/20/18 - Ongoing
various hours
Village of Bourbonnais
815.933.4444
Admission: Free Admission
Manteno's Rockin' on Main
06/15/18 - 08/17/18
7pm
New Square on Second St.
815.929.4804
Admission: Free Admission
Cool Cars Under the Stars
05/22/18 - Ongoing
5PM-7PM

815-472-3861
Admission: Admission Fee
200 Years of Agriculture in Illinois
05/01/18 - Ongoing
Sunday 1-3PM; Friday 9-11AM
Herscher Area Museum
815-426-2627
Admission: Suggested Donation
Manteno Farmers Market
06/12/18 - Ongoing
4-7pm
The Square on Second

Admission: Admission Fee
Kankakee Farmers Market
04/28/18 - 10/27/18
8 am-noon
Downtown Kankakee
815.671.5600
Admission: Free Admission
Frank Lloyd Wright Trail
05/07/18 - Ongoing

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Admission: Admission Fee


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