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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.

Bourbonnais Bradley Kankakee Manteno Momence
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Cool Cars Under the Stars Cruise Night
26
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Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
27
Jun
The Wall That Heals
Making the Move to Kankakee County
Kankakee County offers the perfect blend of opportunity, momentum and fun.

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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Free Concerts In the Park
06/27/19 - Ongoing
7pm
Palzer Band Shelter, Bird Park
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
06/26/19 - 06/30/19
Event times vary
The Wall That Heals
06/27/19 - 06/30/19
open 24 hours
Perry Farm Park
Free Concerts In the Park
07/03/19 - Ongoing
7pm
Palzer Band Shelter, Bird Park
Les Artisans Arts and Crafts Fair
07/04/19 - 07/04/19
9am to 3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds Expo
4th of July Concert and Laser Show 2019
07/04/19 - 07/04/19
4:00pm
Kankakee Community College
Fireworks
07/04/19 - 07/04/19
Dusk
Movies in the Park
07/05/19 - 07/05/19
7:30PM
Legacy Park Burke Amphitheater
Kankakee River 36th Annual Fishing Derby
06/28/19 - 07/07/19

Kankakee River
Thee Olde Time Farm Show
07/05/19 - 07/07/19
Event times vary
Perry Farm Park
Free Concerts In the Park
07/11/19 - Ongoing
7pm
Palzer Band Shelter, Bird Park
Momence Museum Day
07/13/19 - 07/13/19
Times Vary
Bastille Day Festival
07/13/19 - 07/13/19
1pm - 4pm
The French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Free Concerts In the Park
07/18/19 - Ongoing
7pm
Palzer Band Shelter, Bird Park
Rockin on the Square
07/19/19 - 07/19/19
7-10PM
The Square on Second
Free Concerts In the Park
07/25/19 - Ongoing
7pm
Palzer Band Shelter, Bird Park
Merchant Street MusicFest
07/26/19 - 07/27/19

Harold & Jean Minor Festival Square
Wizard Dinner
01/19/19 - 07/31/19
3:30pm & 7pm
The Bennett-Curtis House
Free Concerts In the Park
08/01/19 - Ongoing
7pm
Palzer Band Shelter, Bird Park
Movies in the Park
08/02/19 - 08/02/19
7:30PM
Legacy Park Burke Amphitheater
Kankakee County Fair
07/31/19 - 08/04/19

Kankakee County Fair Grounds
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08/03/19 - 08/04/19
8/3/19 - 10am-2pm 8/4/19 - 8am & 11am
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church
Two Rivers Century Bike Ride
08/04/19 - 08/04/19
Start times vary
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Free Concerts In the Park
08/08/19 - Ongoing
7pm
Palzer Band Shelter, Bird Park
Momence Gladiolus Festival
08/07/19 - 08/11/19

Momence
Rockin on the Square
08/16/19 - 08/16/19
7-10PM
The Square on Second
Second St. Market
08/16/19 - 08/16/19
6-9:30PM
Voices of the Past Cemetery Walk
08/25/19 - 08/25/19

Kankakee County Museum
Momence Farmers Market
06/12/19 - Ongoing
3:30pm - 6:00pm
Schoeffner Farm Museum
Voyageur Classic 5K Run/Walk
08/31/19 - 08/31/19
8:00 a.m. start
Kankakee County Museum
Shoe Fest
08/30/19 - 09/01/19
8am-10pm
Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
09/01/19 - 09/01/19
5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Manteno Cruise Nights
05/14/19 - Ongoing
6PM
Main Street parking lot
Grant Park Oktoberfest
09/06/19 - 09/08/19

Grant Park Community Center
Fall Art Stroll
09/08/19 - 09/08/19
11AM-4PM
The Kankakee Depot
Cool Cars Under the Stars Cruise Night
06/25/19 - Ongoing
5-8pm
Main Street Momence
Momence Museum Day
09/14/19 - 09/14/19
Times Vary
28th Annual Fall Festival
09/14/19 - 09/14/19
10AM-4PM
Good Shepherd Manor Campus
22nd Annual Manteno Oktoberfest
09/26/19 - 09/29/19

Downtown Manteno
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
10/06/19 - 10/06/19
5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Momence Museum Day
10/26/19 - 10/26/19
Times Vary
Boardertown Hauntings
10/26/19 - 10/26/19
Noon- 4pm
Main Street Momence
Gun & Sporting Expo
10/26/19 - 10/27/19
6th 8am-3pm 7th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
9th Annual Artisan Faire
11/02/19 - 11/02/19
9AM-4PM
Kankakee County Museum
Craft Show
12/07/19 - 12/07/19
9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Momence Museum Day
12/07/19 - 12/07/19
Times Vary
Miracle on Washington Street
12/07/19 - 12/07/19

Main Street
41st Annual Gallery of Trees
12/01/19 - 12/30/19
Event times vary
Kankakee County Museum
7-course Specialty Liqueur Tasting
01/19/19 - Ongoing
By Reservation- Anytime
The Bennett-Curtis House


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