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.
10/21/18 - 10/21/18 10am to 4pm The Kankakee Area Jaycees will be hosting ‘Halloween Downtown’. Running from 10am to 4pm, the festival will take place in the Farmer’s Market parking lot area. The event will feature free activities and games for kids all run by local businesses, public figures, and organizations. There will also be vendors, food, music, and a trunk-or-treat in the afternoon.