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
21
Oct
Fall 2019 Ovid Young Memorial Concert
21
Oct
"Gaslight" Screening and Panel Discussion
24
Oct
UpCycled Books
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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"Gaslight" Screening and Panel Discussion
10/21/19 - 10/21/19
6:30 PM
Paramount Theatre
Fall 2019 Ovid Young Memorial Concert
10/21/19 - 10/21/19
Noon
Centennial Chapel
UpCycled Books
10/24/19 - 10/24/19
6-8pm
Yellow Elephant Gallery
Fall 2019 Ovid Young Memorial Concert
10/25/19 - 10/25/19
3:30pm
Centennial Chapel
Momence Museum Day
10/26/19 - 10/26/19
Times Vary
Bordertown Hauntings
10/26/19 - 10/26/19
Noon- 4pm
Main Street Momence
The Bewitching Hextravaganza
10/26/19 - 10/26/19
3:30 - 10:30pm
Grant Park, Illinois
Cartier Racing Beach to Brewery Half Marathon
10/26/19 - 10/26/19
7:00 AM
Starting at Manteno Beach and Ending at Steam Hollow Brewing Company
Gun & Sporting Expo
10/26/19 - 10/27/19
6th 8am-3pm 7th 8am-2pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Falling For You - Bridal Experience
10/27/19 - 10/27/19
1-4pm
The Majestic
Harbor House Presents- Domestic Violence in the Faith Community
10/29/19 - 10/29/19
6:00 PM
Kankakee Public Library, 4th Floor
9th Annual Artisan Faire
11/02/19 - 11/02/19
9AM-4PM
Kankakee County Museum
The Travelin' Band, The Ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute!
11/02/19 - 11/02/19
Doors open at 7 pm and Concert at 8 pm.
The Majestic
Women in Relation Women's Fair
11/09/19 - 11/09/19
9am - 12pm
Gretchen Charlton Art Gallery
Children's Movie Classics
11/09/19 - 11/09/19

Hawkins Centennial Chapel at Olivet Nazarene University
Turkey Trot
11/09/19 - 11/09/19
7:30am
Perry Farm Park
Olivet Nazarene University Jazz Combo Turnaround
11/10/19 - 11/10/19
3:00pm
First Presbyterian Church of Kankakee
Frozen JR.
11/23/19 - 11/24/19
7pm and 2pm
Lincoln Cultural Center
Bradley Lighted Christmas Parade
12/06/19 - 12/06/19
6:30PM
Broadway Street
Sounds of the Season 2019
12/06/19 - 12/07/19
Friday 7pm, Saturday 2pm
Centennial Chapel
Craft Show
12/07/19 - 12/07/19
9am-3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds
Les Artisans Arts & Crafts Fair
12/07/19 - 12/07/19
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kankakee County Fairgrounds Expo
Momence Museum Day
12/07/19 - 12/07/19
Times Vary
Miracle on Washington Street
12/07/19 - 12/07/19

Main Street
B3 Bourbon Bacon Beer Fest 2019
12/07/19 - 12/07/19
3-9pm
Northfield Square Mall - in the former Carson's for Women location
32nd Annual Housewalk of Riverview Homes
12/08/19 - 12/08/19
11AM-4PM
Riverview Historic District
A River Valley Holiday Tale
12/08/19 - 12/08/19

Hawkins Centennial Chapel at Olivet Nazarene University
Sinterklaas
12/15/19 - 12/15/19
11am - 4pm
Community Arts Council at Northfield Square Mall
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
Taste Fest 2020
01/25/20 - 01/25/20
4-7pm
Steam Hollow Brewing Company
Romantic Classics
02/29/20 - 02/29/20

Hawkins Centennial Chapel at Olivet Nazarene University
Kankakee Day
06/21/20 - 06/21/20

Kankakee County Heritage Appreciation Week
06/21/20 - 06/27/20



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