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.

Rock the Farm
Kankakee Quiltmakers Autumn Splendor Quilt Show
NOT YET back @ Good Vibrations
Go with the Flow
Enjoy Kankakee River State Park & the meandering Kankakee River.
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Heroes, Hogs, and Hot Rods

Heroes, Hogs, and Hot Rods

The Square on Second 2nd Street | Manteno, IL 60950 |

06/10/23 - 06/10/23 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
We're back this year with another family friendly FREE EVENT! This event takes place in and around the Square on 2nd in Manteno. Some of this years event will feature: - The Illinois Strongman Challenge ran by the Illinois Strongman Association on Main St starting at noon! - Classic Car Show on Main St starting at 9am! - 0.5k run for underachievers! - The beer tent will feature beer and beverages by the Manteno American Legion and Steam Hollow Brewing! - Food will be available by The Neighborhood Kitchen, Que It Up BBQ, and Char Char BBQ! - Amateur BBQ Competition! - Craft fair lining 2nd St from noon-5pm! - Mental Health & Veteran Resource Fair! - Photo booth provided by No Negatives Photo Booth! - Live music all day & night! Bands will be posted soon! Stay tuned as we add more to this event! The money raised from this event goes toward mental health and veteran resource awareness through Project Headspace and Timing.

Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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