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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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The 44th Annual Gallery of Trees
01
Dec
Art Exhibit by Alan Byron Hampshire
07
Dec
Tree of Honor
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.
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Lion Wreathing & City Tree Lighting

Lion Wreathing & City Tree Lighting

Kankakee Public Library 201 E Merchant St | Kankakee, IL 60901 | 815.939.4564


12/01/22 - 12/01/22 5:30 pm
Join us as two lucky kids are picked to assist Mayor Curtis in wreathing the lions at the Kankakee Public Library. Afterward, we will walk together to the historic Train Depot for the official lighting of the City's Christmas tree. The event concludes with cookies and hot chocolate inside the Depot.



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