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.

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May
Meet our local racers
31
May
Sunset Stroll- North Schuyler
01
Jun
Kankakee Farmers' Market
FARM TO FARM TABLE
Locavore brings the table to the farm in peaceful rural Kankakee County.

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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Meet our local racers
05/30/24 - 05/30/24
5-??
The Office Bar & Grill
Sunset Stroll- North Schuyler
05/31/24 - 05/31/24
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Kankakee
Cruis'n the Square
06/01/24 - 06/01/24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Manteno
Heros, Hogs, and Hotrods
06/01/24 - 06/01/24
12:00 pm
Square on Second
Kankakee Farmers' Market
06/01/24 - 06/01/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Glazin' the Trail
06/01/24 - 06/01/24
9:00 AM
Kankakee Community College
Ride4Life
06/01/24 - 06/01/24
10:00am
Manteno Sportsman's Club
2nd Annual Father's Day Event & Bags Tournament
06/02/24 - 06/02/24
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Kankakee Area YMCA
Music in the Park- Jazz Times Big Band
06/02/24 - 06/02/24
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Cobb Park
Manteno Cruise Night
06/04/24 - Ongoing
6-9pm
North Main Street Parking Lot
Kankakee Farmers' Market
06/08/24 - 06/08/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
2nd Annual....The Ride
06/08/24 - 06/08/24
Registration 11am
Good Vibrations Bar & Restaurant
Bradley 315 Music Fest - Hosted by the Village of Bradley
06/06/24 - 06/09/24
Times vary
Northfield Square Mall grounds, south side
Strawberry Jazz Festival
06/08/24 - 06/09/24
11:00am - 6:30pm on June 8; 11:00am - 4:00pm on June 9
Northfield Square Mall
Kankakee Pride Picnic
06/09/24 - 06/09/24
11am-3pm
Kankakee River State Park - Main Shelter
Kankakee Farmers' Market
06/11/24 - 06/11/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Sandwiches with a side of JAM
06/12/24 - 06/12/24
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Festival Square
Personal Branding
06/13/24 - 06/13/24
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
BrickStone Brewery
Friday Night Concert Series
06/14/24 - 06/14/24
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
Date Night in the Park
06/14/24 - 06/14/24
6:00-11:00 pm
Don Palzer Bandshell
The Wonderment of Mason Bees
06/14/24 - 06/14/24
4:30-5:15 pm
Bird Park Pavilion #1
Kayaking 101 Class
06/15/24 - 06/15/24
9:00-11:00 am
Splash Valley Aquatic Park
Kankakee Farmers' Market
06/15/24 - 06/15/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Splashin' With Our Heroes
06/16/24 - 06/16/24
1:00-8:00 pm
Splash Valley Aquatic Park
Summer Solstice Sip, Shop & Stroll
06/18/24 - 06/18/24
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
B. Harley Bradley House
Manteno Cruise Night
06/18/24 - Ongoing
6-9pm
North Main Street Parking Lot
National Go Fishing Day
06/18/24 - 06/18/24
4:00-6:00 pm
Bird Park Quarry
Dino Dig
06/18/24 - 06/18/24
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Splash Valley Aquatic Park
World's Largest Swimming Lesson
06/20/24 - 06/20/24
6:00-8:00 pm
Splash Valley Aquatic Park
Roman Holiday Date Night
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
6:30 PM
Kankakee County Museum
Party on the River with High Anxiety
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
The Office Bar & Grill
Juneteenth Freedom Festival
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
10:00 am
Pioneer Park
Turning the Wheel Again: Summer Solstice Electro-acoustic Sound Bath
06/22/24 - Ongoing
7 - 8:30pm
Limber Mind and Body Wellness
Kankakee Farmers' Market
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Music in the Park- KVSO Woodwind Quintet
06/23/24 - 06/23/24
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Cobb Park
Friday Night Concert Series
06/28/24 - 06/28/24
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
Echoes Across The Tracks - Cocktail Hour & Book Reading
06/28/24 - 06/28/24
5pm - 7pm
The Kankakee Depot
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
06/26/24 - 06/30/24
5:00 pm
Bourbonnais
Northern Illinois Anglers Association 41st Annual Fishing Derby
06/28/24 - 07/07/24

Kankakee River
Yoga in the Park
06/01/24 - Ongoing
9:00-10:00 am
Cobb Park
B. Harley Bradley House Tours
03/01/24 - 12/01/24
varies
B. Harley Bradley House
Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!


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