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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Making the Move to Kankakee County
Kankakee County offers the perfect blend of opportunity, momentum and fun.

Arts & History

The river and railroad brought business and trade to Kankakee County. The Paramount Theatre and the iconic homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright are a testament to a rich Midwestern history.



Acting Out Theatre Co.
Acting Out Theatre Co.
This non-profit organization brings high quality outdoor theatrical summer stock productions that cr
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Arts Center
Arts Center
Learn, create and share. Plan your next group activity at Kankakee County Community Arts Council's A
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B. Harley Bradley House
B. Harley Bradley House
The B. Harley Bradley House is one of Wright's earliest Prairie Style homes and featured on the Illi
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Betty and Kenneth Hawkins Centennial Chapel
Betty and Kenneth Hawkins Centennial Chapel
Located on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University, this chapel seats more than 3,000 and features
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Brandenburg Gallery/Larsen Fine Arts Center
Brandenburg Gallery/Larsen Fine Arts Center
This gallery displays a variety of art from the students of Olivet Nazarene University with addition
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D & E Art Gallery
D & E Art Gallery
Offers oil painting instruction and gallery viewing by appointment.
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Easy Street Theater
Easy Street Theater
This unique organization provides social and artistic opportunities for all persons with cognitive a
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Feed Arts & Cultural Center
Feed Arts & Cultural Center
Provides an environment for visual and performing artists of all levels to pursue their work and to
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Finding Frank Mural Tour
Finding Frank Mural Tour
Explore this series of larger than life murals highlighting Frank Lloyd Wright's art glass designs.
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Four Walking Tours of Historic Bourbonnais, Illinois
Four Walking Tours of Historic Bourbonnais, Illinois
Before the Village of Bourbonnais was incorporated in 1875, the settlement was known as Bourbonnais
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Frank Lloyd Wright Trail
Frank Lloyd Wright Trail
Follow the Illinois' Frank Lloyd Wright Trail to the B. Harley Bradley House in Kankakee's Riverview
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Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery at Provena Heritage Village
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery at Provena Heritage Village
This senior living facility lends their home to local artists' displays. The Galllery provides a bea
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Kankakee Community College
Kankakee Community College
This self-guided outdoor sculpture tour showcases works that are a reflection of artistic innovation
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Kankakee Municipal Band
Kankakee Municipal Band
Every summer the band performs FREE concerts that include crowd marches, Broadway show tunes, overtu
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Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra
The orchestra provides entertainment for special events in addition to their regular season from Oct
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Kankakee Valley Theatre Association
Kankakee Valley Theatre Association
The Kankakee Valley Theatre Association ( KVTA)  promotes the arts through live stage productions. S
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Limelight Theatre Works
Limelight Theatre Works
Limelight Theatre Works is a theatre company dedicated to producing small theatre pieces and educati
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Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists with Autism
Merchant Street Art Gallery of Artists with Autism
An exhibition space for notable artists and musicians that have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum
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Olivet Nazarene University
Olivet Nazarene University
Student and faculty art shows are professionally lighted and exhibited in Brandenburg Art Gallery on
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River Valley Wind Ensemble
River Valley Wind Ensemble
Comprised of 50 wind and percussion players, the ensemble performs a diverse blend of musical stlyes
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Strickler Planetarium
Strickler Planetarium
Journey through an accurate model of our stellar neighborhood with the aid of the Digistar state-of-
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The Bennett-Curtis Mansion
The Bennett-Curtis Mansion
The Bennett-Curtis House mystery dinner theater features a five-course dinner and show all in one! S
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The Majestic
The Majestic
Originally built in 1912, by Ms. Juila Remington, the newly renovated theatre is one of the oldest v
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The Metro Centre Art Gallery
The Metro Centre Art Gallery
This gallery displays works from local painters, photographers and artists. Most are for sale and ca
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Victorian House Art Gallery
Victorian House Art Gallery
Visiting artists display their work in Victorian House Art Gallery.
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Yellow Elephant Gallery
Yellow Elephant Gallery
Yellow Elephant Gallery brings art, design, fine gifts, and intimate event space together in one loc
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