Kankakee County, Illinois VISIT KANKAKEE COUNTY ILLINOIS
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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25
Nov
A Visit with Santa
01
Dec
39th Annual Gallery of Trees
01
Dec
Bradley Christmas Parade
Do it up Wright!
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth at the B. Harley Bradley House and other Wright-centered events throughout the year.

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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A Visit with Santa
11/25/17 - 11/25/17
Sat. Nov. 25, 2017 from 11am to 1pm
Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists with Autism
18156859057 N/A
Admission: Suggested Donation
Bradley Christmas Parade
12/01/17 - Ongoing
6:30 p.m.
West Broadway in Bradley
815.936.5104
Admission: Free Admission
Craft Show
12/02/17 - 12/02/17
9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.935.5278
Admission: Free Admission
Handel's Messiah
12/02/17 - 12/02/17
7pm
Centennial Chapel

Admission: Suggested Donation
Miracle on Washington Street
12/02/17 - 12/02/17
10am-6pm
Downtown Momence
815.472.3861
Admission: Free Admission
Annual Craft & Vendor Fair
12/02/17 - 12/02/17
8:00 am to 2:30 pm
Manteno Church of the Nazarene
815.468.8940
Admission: Free Admission
Santa on the Square
12/02/17 - 12/02/17
3pm-8pm
Downtown Manteno
815.468.6226
Admission: Free Admission
Miracle on Washington Street
12/02/17 - 12/02/17
All Day event with Christmas lighting at 5pm
Downton Momence

Admission: Admission Fee
Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
12/03/17 - 12/03/17
4pm
Centennial Chapel
815-214-9555
Admission: Admission Fee
KVTA's An Evening with Scrooge: A Retelling
12/08/17 - 12/09/17
December 8 and 9 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Kankakee County Museum
815.935.8510
Admission: Admission Fee
Sounds of the Season
12/08/17 - Ongoing
12/8 - 7pm, 12/9 - 2pm
Centennial Chapel

Admission: Free Admission
Gun & Sporting Expo
12/09/17 - 12/10/17
9th 8am-3pm 10th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815-263-2810
Admission: Admission Fee
39th Annual Gallery of Trees
12/01/17 - Ongoing
see below
Kankakee County Museum
815.932.5279
Admission: Suggested Donation
Gun & Sporting Expo
01/06/18 - 01/07/18
6th 8am-3pm 7th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.263.2810
Admission: Admission Fee
Taste Fest 2018
01/20/18 - 01/20/18
6pm-9pm
The Majestic

Admission: Admission Fee
A Chocolate Tour
02/03/18 - 02/03/18
12pm-5pm
Village of Bourbonnais

Admission: Admission Fee
Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
02/10/18 - 02/10/18
4pm
Centennial Chapel
815-214-9555
Admission: Admission Fee
KVTA's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
02/10/18 - 02/11/18
February 10 at 7 pm, February 11 at 2 pm
Kankakee Junior High School
815.935.8510
Admission: Admission Fee
Family Fun-a-thon
02/11/18 - 02/11/18
1:00-4:00 pm
Olivet Nazarene University
815.936.4606
Admission: Free Admission
KVTA's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
02/17/18 - 02/18/18
February 17 at 7 pm, February 18 at 2 pm
Kankakee Junior High School
815.935.8510
Admission: Admission Fee
Gun & Sporting Expo
03/17/18 - 03/18/18
17th 8am-3pm 18th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.263.2810
Admission: Admission Fee
Collector Con
03/24/18 - 03/25/18
10am-4pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.545.3780
Admission: Admission Fee
KVTA's Dear Edwina, Jr.
04/07/18 - 04/08/18
April 7 at 7 pm, April 8 at 2 pm
Lincoln Cultural Center
815.935.8510
Admission: Admission Fee
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
04/08/18 - 04/08/18
5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.697.2980
Admission: Admission Fee
Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
04/14/18 - 04/14/18
7:30pm
Centennial Chapel
815-214-9555
Admission: Admission Fee
Gun & Sporting Expo
04/21/18 - 04/22/18
21st 8am-3pm 22nd 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.263.2810
Admission: Admission Fee
KVTA's The Little Mermaid
04/28/18 - Ongoing
4/28 at 7pm, 4/29 at 2pm
Lincoln Cultural Center
815.935.8510
Admission: Admission Fee
KVTA's The Little Mermaid
05/05/18 - 05/06/18
May 5 at 7 pm, May 6 at 2 pm
Lincoln Cultural Center
815.935.8510
Admission: Admission Fee
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
05/06/18 - 05/06/18
5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.697.2980
Admission: Admission Fee
River Valley Wind Ensemble
05/13/18 - 05/13/18
7:30 PM
Bradley/Bourbonnais Community High School
815.932.5168
Admission: Suggested Donation
Rhubarb Festival
05/20/18 - 05/20/18
10 am-4 pm
Kankakee County Museum
815.932.5279
Admission: Free Admission
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
06/03/18 - 06/03/18
5am-11:30am
Kankakee County Fairgrounds

Admission: Admission Fee
Gun & Sporting Expo
06/09/18 - 06/10/18
24th 8am-3pm 25th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.263.2810
Admission: Admission Fee
Craft Show
07/04/18 - 07/04/18
9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.935.5278
Admission: Free Admission
Kankakee County Fair
08/01/18 - 08/05/18
7am-10pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.932.6714
Admission: Admission Fee
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
09/02/18 - 09/02/18
5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.697.2980
Admission: Admission Fee
Gun & Sporting Expo
09/29/18 - 09/30/18
29rd 8am-3pm 30th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.263.2810
Admission: Admission Fee
Quiltmakers Quilt Show
10/06/18 - 10/07/18
Sat. 9am-5pm Sun. 10am-4pm
Bishop McNamara Catholic School- Bradley Site
815-937-5131
Admission: Admission Fee
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
10/07/18 - 10/07/18
5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.697.2980
Admission: Admission Fee
Collector Con
10/21/18 - 10/21/18
10am-4pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.545.3780
Admission: Admission Fee


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