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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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Kris Kringle Market
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Christmas Parade
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KVTA’s Plaid Tidings
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.
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Kankakee County Fair and Exposition Center

Kankakee County Fair and Exposition Center
213 W. 4000 S. Rd. | Kankakee, IL 60901
815-932-6714 | Visit Website

The first county fair was held in 1856 in the current Riverview Historic District. The fair has been held every year since, except when a fire destroyed the grandstands in 1921, and in 1933 during the Chicago World's Fair. Today the fair sits on 100 acres south of Kankakee and hosts a wide variety of events during the year in its 16,000-square-foot Exposition Center.


Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!


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