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.
12/01/18 - 12/01/18 Noon-5PM Each December, Downtown Momence is transformed into a Christmas wonderland, with a day-long festival featuring children's activities, holiday music, horse-drawn carriage rides, and much more! Lighted storefront windows with the 2018 theme "Christmas Around the World", capture the magic of the season. Join in the celebration of the Community Tree Lighting ceremony at 5:00pm. During or after a long day of festivities, you can warm-up with complimentary hot cocoa and cookies at the Main Street office.