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
25
Jan
Kankakee County Restaurant Week
30
Jan
Reflections
03
Feb
Relay For Life Kickoff Party
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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Reflections
01/30/20 - 01/30/20
3:30pm-5:30pm
Yellow Elephant Gallery
Holiday Dining
11/25/19 - Ongoing
2PM to 9PM
The Bennett-Curtis House
Kankakee County Restaurant Week
01/25/20 - 02/01/20

Relay For Life Kickoff Party
02/03/20 - 02/03/20
6:30PM-8:00PM
Brookmont Bowling Center
O'Keeffe-Flowers
02/12/20 - 02/12/20
10:30am-12pm
Yellow Elephant Gallery
Sweetie Skate
02/14/20 - 02/14/20
7:45-9:45 pm
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Oil Painting Workshop
02/22/20 - 02/22/20
10am-2pm
Yellow Elephant Gallery
National Try Hockey for Free Day
02/22/20 - 02/22/20
3:30-5:30 pm
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Strikes & Spares for Cornerstone
02/28/20 - 02/28/20
5-7:30pm
Brookmont Bowling Center
Romantic Classics
02/29/20 - 02/29/20

Hawkins Centennial Chapel at Olivet Nazarene University
Meet the Author--Book Signing
03/07/20 - 03/07/20
10:00 am - noon
Whitmore Ace Hardware
Meet the Author, Tour the Museum
03/07/20 - 03/07/20
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Manteno-Rockville Museum
Luck of the Irish Skate
03/14/20 - 03/14/20
1:00-3:00 pm
Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena
Laugh For A Cause
03/14/20 - 03/14/20
7 PM
Knights of Columbus
M & J Sportsman Group. LLC
03/14/20 - 03/15/20
Sat.8am-3pm Sun. 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Bridal Expo
03/22/20 - 03/22/20
1-4 p.m.
Quality Inn & Suites
Collector Con
03/22/20 - 03/22/20
10am-4pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Only Jesus Tour with Casting Crowns & Matthew West
03/28/20 - 03/28/20
7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Centennial Chapel
Ladies Day
04/18/20 - 04/18/20
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Centennial Chapel
M & J Sportsman Group, LLC
05/16/20 - Ongoing
Sat.8am-3pm Sun. 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
30th Annual Rhubarb Festival
05/24/20 - 05/24/20
10am-4pm
Kankakee County Museum
Kankakee Day
06/21/20 - 06/21/20

Run for Autism 5k 2mile Walk
06/21/20 - 06/21/20
8am-noon
Cobb Park
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
06/24/20 - 06/27/20
various hours
Bourbonnais
Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society Craft Show
07/04/20 - 07/04/20
9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
37th Annual Fishing Derby
06/26/20 - Ongoing
24 hours a day
Kankakee River and its tributaries
Merchant Street MusicFest
07/24/20 - 07/25/20
Fri. 5pm-11pm Sat.2pm-11pm
Harold &Jean Miner Fest Square
Annual Kankakee County Fair
07/29/20 - Ongoing
7am-10pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Shoe Fest
09/04/20 - 09/06/20
various hours
Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See
100th Herscher Labor Day Celebration
09/05/20 - 09/07/20
9am-11:30pm
Downtown Herscher
M & J Sportsman Group, LLC
09/12/20 - Ongoing
Sat.8am-3pm Sun. 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Good Shepherd Manor’s 29th Annual Fall Festival
09/19/20 - 09/19/20
10a.m.-4p.m.
Good Shepherd Manor
Manteno Oktoberfest
09/24/20 - 09/27/20
Thu. 5-10 Fri.2-11:30 Sat. 12-11:30 Sun.12-5
Downtown Main Street
Collector Con
10/18/20 - 10/18/20
10am-4pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
M & J Sportsman Group, LLC
11/14/20 - 11/15/20
Sat.8am-3pm Sun. 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Bourbonnais Grove Historical Society Craft Show
12/05/20 - 12/05/20
9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
M & J Sportsman Group, LLC
12/12/20 - 12/13/20
Sat.8am-3pm Sun. 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
"Love is in the air" Date Night
11/01/19 - Ongoing
5PM to 9PM
The Bennett-Curtis House


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