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.

Bourbonnais Bradley Kankakee Manteno Momence
Las Vegas in Bradley
Laugh For A Cause
Gun & Sporting Expo
Escape to Kankakee County!
Lose yourself in the natural beauty of the Kankakee River and Kankakee River State Park, you won't be disappointed.

Calendar of Events

The Kankakee County festivals and events schedule showcases fun for everyone. Enjoy an array of activities at the Strawberry Jazz festival, Pembroke Rodeo, BBQ Fest and the Merchant Street Music Fest. Find fun and excitement in Kankakee County! 

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FORMidable Edge
01/26/19 - 02/24/19

Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Las Vegas in Bradley
03/02/19 - 03/02/19
BMCS Bradley Site
Laugh For A Cause
03/09/19 - 03/09/19
7 PM - 9 PM
Knights of Columbus
Gun & Sporting Expo
03/16/19 - 03/17/19
11th 8am-3pm 12th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Wheels and More Raffle
01/02/19 - 03/28/19

United Way of Kankakee & Iroquois Counties
Psychic Luncheon
02/17/19 - 06/09/19
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
The Bennett-Curtis House
Murder in The Bennett-Curtis Mansion
02/16/19 - 06/15/19
7:00 pm Friday & Saturday - 4:00 pm Sundays
The Bennett-Curtis House
Wizard Dinner
01/19/19 - 07/31/19
3:30pm & 7pm
The Bennett-Curtis House
7-course Specialty Liqueur Tasting
01/19/19 - Ongoing
By Reservation- Anytime
The Bennett-Curtis House

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