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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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Pembroke Rodeo
Pembroke Rodeo
05/27/17 - 05/28/17   12pm rodeo 3pm
St. Anne Rodeo Park
405.235.6540
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Pembroke Rodeo is one of the largest traveling rodeos in Illinois. The rodeo will feature several high intensity acts including bareback riding, steer wrestling and bull riding Read More...
Nasty Women Art Show
06/01/17 - 06/01/17   5pm-10pm
Feed Arts & Cultural Center

Admission: Suggested Donation
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Benefit for the Crisis Center of South Suburbia. Read More...
Movies in the Park: Moana
06/02/17 - 06/02/17   7:30pm
Legacy Park
815-929-4804
Admission: Admission Fee
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Please join the Village of Manteno as they host a movie in the park featuring Moana! This event will have a Luau theme that the whole family can enjoy! Read More...
Art in the Park
06/03/17 - 06/03/17   11:00 a.m-3:00 p.m.
Perry Farm Park
815.933.9905 351
Admission: Free Admission
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A traditional fine arts festival with a twist! ~ The adults shop for unique, hand-crafted fine arts & crafts while the children create art projects instructed by professional artists! Located just out Read More...
Ride4Life
06/03/17 - 06/03/17   Registration 10:00AM - NOON
Manteno Sportsmen's Club
815.370.8144
Admission: Admission Fee
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NFP Rock Productions will DJ in the morning during the opening ceremony as well as the afternoon and evening. The band, Wildfire, will play from 8:00PM – 11:00PM. Registration is from 9am – 12noon. Read More...
The Marshall Tucker Band ... June 3, 2017 @ Watseka Theatre Watseka IL
06/03/17 - 06/03/17   Doors Open 5:30pm. Showtime 7:00pm.
Watseka Theatre
815.993.6585
Admission: Admission Fee
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Back By Popular Demand! Celebrating their 45th Anniversary! One of the greatest Southern classic rock bands return to Watseka Theatre. Hits include "Cant You See", "Heard It In A Love Song", "Fire On Read More...
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
06/04/17 - 06/04/17   5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815.697-2980
Admission: Admission Fee
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Featuring farm animals, poultry, pets, exotic animals and related items. Read More...
Strawberry Jazz Fest
06/04/17 - 06/04/17   11 a.m. -4 p.m.
Gov. Small Memorial Park
815.954.7702
Admission: Free Admission
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The annual Strawberry Jazz Fest, sponsored by the Community Arts Council, will feature 70 fine arts and crafts vendors, continuous musical entertainment, children's activities, plus sandwiches and str Read More...
Benefit Recital
06/04/17 - 06/04/17   6 PM
Calvary Bible Church
330.819.2739
Admission: Free Admission
Come join ONU percussion professor Dr. Matt Jacklin and pianist Dr. Jori Sharda all while supporting a good cause. It’s a Benefit Recital to raise funds for the Gift of God Street Church Homeless Shel Read More...
Dine on the Prairie: Dinner Series
06/08/17 - Ongoing   6:00p.m.-9:00p.m.
Locavore Farm
708.701.4320
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...
Learning To Love
06/09/17 - 06/09/17   4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Kankakee Public Library Meeting Room 3
815.929.0099
Admission: Free Admission
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Associated Counseling & Wellness Center is hosting a free seminar titled "Learning To Love" on June 9th from 4PM-5PM at the Kankakee Public Library conference center with our special guest presenter M Read More...
Family Night Out
06/09/17 - 06/09/17   Begins at 6:00pm
Perry Farm Park
815-933-9905
Admission: Admission Fee
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Join the BTPD for a Family Night Out! Games and inflatables will be available for families to enjoy with a movie to follow at dusk. Read More...
Relay for Life of Kankakee County
06/10/17 - 06/10/17   2 PM to 12 AM
Bishop McNamara Catholic High School

Admission: Free Admission
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Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society's signature fundraising event that offers an inspiring opportunity to honor cancer survivors, promote how individuals can reduce their cancer risk, and ra Read More...
Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th Birthday Celebration
06/10/17 - 06/10/17   3:30-6:30p.m.
B. Harley Bradley House
815-936-9630
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Bradley House will host Frank’s Birthday Extravaganza, an event designed to meet the standard set by Wright’s action-packed life, which stretched to 91 years and still could barely contain his man Read More...
Gun & Sporting Expo
06/10/17 - 06/11/17   10th 8am-3pm 11th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
815-263-2810
Admission: Admission Fee
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For the sports enthusiast to the avid hunter, law enforcement officer or collector, there’s something for you to buy, sell, or trade with one of the area dealers. Read More...
Kankakee County Senior Safety Fair
06/15/17 - 06/15/17   9:00a.m.-1:00p.m.
Quality Inn & Suites
815.936.5800
Admission: Free Admission
Stevenson Auto Golf Parade
06/16/17 - 06/16/17   
starting at Heritage Park

Admission: Admission Fee
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Murder Mystery Dinner in Chicago
06/16/17 - 06/16/17   7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Salvatore's
888.643.2583
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Phoenix and surrounding areas throughout Arizona. Join us for a night of intr Read More...
Unlock the Magic in You!
06/14/17 - 06/17/17   6 - 8pm
BrickStone Brewery
815.507.6992
Admission: Admission Fee
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Have you ever wanted to learn some trick of the trade and impress your friends with magic? Professional magician Mr. MAGiC - Tom Patton will teach you how to do just that. Join us at BrickStone Brewer Read More...
Drivin' the Dixie
06/17/17 - 06/17/17   2:00-8:00pm
Island Park
815.472.3861
Admission: Free Admission
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Nostalgia buffs will again converge in Chicago’s south suburbs to take part in the Drivin' the Dixie Car Tour. On Saturday, June 17th, Momence will once again host the final destination for the event Read More...
Kilbride Family Classic
06/18/17 - 06/18/17   8 am to start
Cobb Park

Admission: Admission Fee
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Join in on the 5K run & 2 mile walk on Father's Day. Run or walk in the beautiful Riverview Historic District, to support the children and families who live with autism daily. Read More...
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
06/21/17 - 06/25/17   


Admission: Suggested Donation
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June 21st through June 25th (2017), the fairgrounds of Bourbonnais is transformed into an annual festival of friendship, music, entertainment, great food, games, contests and more. Check website for 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.
Main Street Manteno
815-929-4804
Admission: Free Admission
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Rock out on Main Street with the Village of Manteno! 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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