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.

Bourbonnais Bradley Kankakee Manteno Momence
20
Apr
The Doors of Chicago Tribute Band Concert
21
Apr
Easter Brunch Buffet
27
Apr
Gun & Sporting Expo
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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The Doors of Chicago Tribute Band Concert
04/20/19 - 04/20/19
Doors Open at 7 pm and the Concert at 8 pm.
The Majestic
Easter Brunch Buffet
04/21/19 - 04/21/19
9AM-3PM
The Bennett-Curtis House
Youth Art 101 classes
03/22/19 - 04/26/19
6pm-7pm
Arts Center: Northfield Square Mall
Pregnancy Resource Center: The Walk
04/27/19 - 04/27/19
9AM-Noon
Perry Farm Park
Thrill of the Putt
04/27/19 - 04/27/19
12pm-6pm
Leo Hassett Community Center
Gun & Sporting Expo
04/27/19 - 04/28/19
10th 8am-3pm 11th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Illinois Bicentennial Exhibit of Illinois Law
04/29/19 - 04/29/19
6:30PM
KCC Arts and Sciences foyer
"Presidents of War" book discussion
04/30/19 - 04/30/19
6:30PM
KCC Auditorium
Trivia Night at KCC
05/01/19 - 05/01/19
6:30PM
KCC College Center Room
KCC's second annual Civics Fair
05/02/19 - 05/02/19
6:30PM
Cavalier Room
Appellate Court Visit
05/03/19 - 05/03/19
10AM-Noon
Kankakee County Courthouse, Courtroom 300
Community Clean Up Day
05/04/19 - 05/04/19
10AM-Noon
Legion Park
Sister Act
04/27/19 - 05/05/19
April 27/May 4 at 7PM; April 28/May 5 at 2PM
Lincoln Cultural Center
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
05/05/19 - 05/05/19
5:00 am-11 am
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Community Connections Fair
05/07/19 - 05/07/19
9AM-Noon
Leo Hassett Community Center
Pause for Patriotism
05/18/19 - 05/18/19
11:30AM-4PM
Greater Kankakee Airport
Rhubarb Festival 2019
05/19/19 - 05/19/19
10:00 am-4:00 pm
Kankakee County Museum
Tri-K Pigeon & Bantam Club
06/02/19 - 06/02/19
5am-Noon
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Strawberry Jazz Festival
06/02/19 - 06/02/19
11AM-4PM
Kankakee County Museum
Cobb Park Criterium
06/02/19 - 06/02/19
9AM
Movies in the Park
06/07/19 - 06/07/19
7:30PM
Legacy Park Burke Amphitheater
Momence Heritage Day
06/08/19 - 06/08/19
12:00 noon to 5 for main events. Street dance 7-11 pm
Momence illinois
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
Run for Autism
06/16/19 - 06/16/19
8AM start
Cobb Park
Rockin on the Square
06/21/19 - 06/21/19
7-10PM
The Square on Second
The Wall That Heals
06/27/19 - 06/30/19
open 24 hours
Perry Farm Park
Les Artisans Arts and Crafts Fair
07/04/19 - 07/04/19
9am to 3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds Expo
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
Rockin on the Square
07/19/19 - 07/19/19
7-10PM
The Square on Second
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
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
Two Rivers Century Bike Ride
08/04/19 - 08/04/19
Start times vary
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
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
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
Fall Art Stroll
09/08/19 - 09/08/19
11AM-4PM
The Kankakee Depot
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
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
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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