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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Nov
Cupola House Christmas
01
Dec
Art Exhibit by Alan Byron Hampshire
01
Dec
A Christmas Carol
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.

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, Merchant Street MusicFest and the Kankakee County Fair. Find fun and excitement in Kankakee County! 


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Winter Wonderland
11/27/22 - 11/27/22
11-4
Northfield Square Mall
Blues Jam @ Back Forty
11/27/22 - 11/27/22
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Back Forty
Rick "Elvis" Saucedo 50th Anniversary Concert
11/27/22 - 11/27/22
Show time 4:00 doors open 3:00
Majestic Theatre
Hedgeapple Arts' Open House & Art Exhibit
12/01/22 - 12/01/22
5:00-7:00 pm
Hedgeapple Arts
Lion Wreathing & City Tree Lighting
12/01/22 - 12/01/22
5:30 pm
Kankakee Public Library
37th Annual Bradley Christmas Fantasy Parade
12/02/22 - 12/02/22
6:30 pm
Forest to Washington
A Christmas Carol
12/01/22 - 12/03/22
7:00 pm
The Theater at Sims-Sims Educational Center
Night at the North Pole
12/02/22 - 12/03/22
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
KVTA Studios
Annual Christmas Gathering
12/03/22 - Ongoing
Noon - 7pm
Momence, IL
Christmas In Manteno
12/03/22 - 12/03/22
12:45 pm - 6:00 pm
The Square on Second
Les Artisans Arts & Crafts Fair
12/03/22 - 12/03/22
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kankakee County Fair
Back the Bailey Community Celebration
12/03/22 - 12/03/22
6:30 pm
Quality Inn
Santa Paws
12/03/22 - 12/03/22
1:00-3:00 pm
KVPD Rec Center
Donuts with Santa
12/03/22 - 12/03/22
9:00 am-12:00 pm
KVPD Rec Center
Christmas on the Farm
12/03/22 - 12/03/22
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Perry Farm Park
Brick by Brick Building our Riverwalk
12/03/22 - 12/03/22
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kankakee Depot
Jingle Bell Run
12/04/22 - 12/04/22
9 a.m.
Kankakee Community College
Riverview Holiday House Walk
12/04/22 - 12/04/22
11 - 4
Historic District of Kankakee
Santa's Coming!
12/04/22 - 12/04/22
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Majestic
Santa Shop
12/04/22 - 12/04/22
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Herscher Legion Community Center
Holidays in Historic Riverview
12/04/22 - 12/04/22
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Trolley Barn at the Train Depot
Tree of Honor
12/07/22 - 12/07/22
5:30 pm
Bird Park
Kris Kringle Market
12/08/22 - 12/09/22
6-9
Made For Me Boutique
Christmas Parade
12/09/22 - 12/09/22
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Herscher Legion Community Center
Sounds of the Season
12/09/22 - 12/10/22
7:00 pm & 2:00 pm
Olivet Nazarene University
Midwest Expos-Kankakee Reptile & Animal Extravaganza
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kankakee County Fair
A Very Strongman Christmas
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Steam Hollow Brewing Co.
Winter Wander
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Downtown Kankakee
City of Kankakee Christmas Parade
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
4:00 pm
N. Schuyler Ave
Sapphire & Pearls Ball
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
6:00 pm
Quality Inn
Breakfast with Cookie Monster & Elmo
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Exploration Station...a children's museum
Holiday Ice Show "Joys of the Season"
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Joys of the Season 2022 Holiday Ice Show
12/10/22 - 12/10/22
2:00 pm & 7:00 pm
Ice Valley Centre KVPD Ice Arena
KVTA’s Plaid Tidings
12/09/22 - 12/11/22
Fri Dec 9 at 7 pm, Sat Dec 10 at 7 pm, Sun Dec 11 at 2 pm
KVTA Studios
Meet the Grinch
12/11/22 - 12/11/22
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Majestic
Holiday Season -- Crystal Candle Making Class
12/11/22 - 12/11/22
12:00 pm
Northfield Square Mall
Ugly Christmas Sweater and Hot Chocolate Party
12/16/22 - 12/16/22
3 pm - 8 pm
Kankakee County Museum
Hot Chocolate Day
12/17/22 - 12/17/22
1 pm - 4 pm
French Heritage Museum
Christmas on the Farm
12/23/22 - 12/23/22
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Locavore Farm
Cupola House Christmas
11/24/22 - Ongoing
Varies
Cupola House Tree Farm
Art Exhibit by Alan Byron Hampshire
12/01/22 - 12/30/22
9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Kankakee Public Library
The 44th Annual Gallery of Trees
12/01/22 - 12/30/22
Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm. Saturday and Sunday 1pm - 4 pm.
Kankakee County Museum
Specialty Tasting Dinner
02/01/22 - Ongoing

The Bennett-Curtis House
Wizard Themed Dinners presented by The Bennett-Curtis House
07/15/22 - Ongoing

The Bennett-Curtis House
Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!


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