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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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Party on the River with High Anxiety
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Roman Holiday Date Night
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Turning the Wheel Again: Summer Solstice Electro-
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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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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
Turning the Wheel Again: Summer Solstice Electro-acoustic Sound Bath
06/22/24 - Ongoing
7 - 8:30pm
Limber Mind and Body Wellness
Juneteenth Freedom Festival
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
10:00 am
Pioneer Park
French Heritage Museum Tours
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Kankakee Farmers' Market
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Roman Holiday: Dinner & a Movie
06/22/24 - 06/22/24
6:30 pm
The Column Garden at The Kankakee County Museum
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
Friday Night Lights Racing
06/28/24 - 06/28/24
5:30 pm
Kankakee County Speedway
Food Truck Fridays
06/28/24 - 06/28/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Pride FLASH
06/29/24 - 06/29/24
11:00 am
Electric Lady Lounge
French Heritage Museum Tours
06/29/24 - 06/29/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Kankakee Farmers' Market
06/29/24 - 06/29/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Joy Cafe Book Launch Meet & Greet
06/29/24 - 06/29/24
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Stefari West Ave
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival
06/26/24 - 06/30/24
5:00 pm
Bourbonnais
Bruisers Day Out
06/30/24 - 06/30/24
3:00 -5:30 pm
Heritage Park,
Manteno Cruise Night
07/02/24 - Ongoing
6-9pm
North Main Street Parking Lot
Pickin' on the River
07/02/24 - 07/02/24
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On The Rox
Les Artisans Arts & Crafts Fair
07/04/24 - 07/04/24
9am - 3pm
Kankakee County Fairgrounds Expo
Friday Night Lights Racing
07/05/24 - 07/05/24
5:30 pm
Kankakee County Speedway
Food Truck Fridays
07/05/24 - 07/05/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Egyptian Night
07/05/24 - 07/05/24
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Candy & Cake
Cruis'n the Square
07/06/24 - 07/06/24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
French Heritage Museum Tours
07/06/24 - 07/06/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Kankakee Farmers' Market
07/06/24 - 07/06/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Northern Illinois Anglers Association 41st Annual Fishing Derby
06/28/24 - 07/07/24

Kankakee River
Music in the Park- KVSO Brass Quintet
07/07/24 - 07/07/24
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Cobb Park
Sandwiches with a side of JAM
07/10/24 - 07/10/24
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Festival Square
Summer Concert Series
07/10/24 - 07/10/24
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Perry Farm Park
Friday Night Concert Series
07/12/24 - 07/12/24
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
Friday Night Lights Racing
07/12/24 - 07/12/24
5:30 pm
Kankakee County Speedway
Food Truck Fridays
07/12/24 - 07/12/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
French Heritage Museum Tours
07/13/24 - 07/13/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Kankakee Farmers' Market
07/13/24 - 07/13/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Manteno Cruise Night
07/16/24 - Ongoing
6-9pm
North Main Street Parking Lot
Summer Concert Series
07/17/24 - 07/17/24
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Perry Farm Park
Joy Cafe Book Launch Meet & Greet
07/17/24 - 07/17/24
5:00 pm- 6:00 pm
Connect Roasters
Friday Night Lights Racing
07/19/24 - 07/19/24
5:30 pm
Kankakee County Speedway
Food Truck Fridays
07/19/24 - 07/19/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Legally Blonde The Musical
07/19/24 - 07/19/24
Preshow Festival – 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm. Show time – 8:00 pm
The Vintage Purse Museum Lawn
Rockin' on the Square
07/19/24 - 07/19/24
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Square on 2nd
French Heritage Museum Tours
07/20/24 - 07/20/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Kankakee Farmers' Market
07/20/24 - 07/20/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
Orbert Davis Jazz and Family Festival
07/20/24 - Ongoing
12pm-7pm
Island Park
Legally Blonde The Musical
07/20/24 - 07/20/24
Preshow Festival – 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm. Show time – 8:00 pm
The Vintage Purse Museum Lawn
Joy Cafe Book Launch Meet & Greet
07/20/24 - 07/20/24
9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Mill
Music in the Park- Shelby Ryan
07/21/24 - 07/21/24
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Cobb Park
Legally Blonde The Musical
07/21/24 - 07/21/24
Preshow Festival – 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm. Show time – 8:00 pm
The Vintage Purse Museum Lawn
Summer Concert Series
07/24/24 - 07/24/24
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Perry Farm Park
KVTA’s The Hello Girls
07/26/24 - 07/26/24
7:00 pm
KVTA Black Box Theatre
Food Truck Fridays
07/26/24 - 07/26/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Yoga in the Park
06/01/24 - Ongoing
9:00-10:00 am
Cobb Park
Merchant Street MusicFest
07/26/24 - 07/27/24
Friday: 5pm - 11pm, Saturday: 2pm - 11pm
Harold & Jean Minor Festival Square
KVTA’s The Hello Girls
07/27/24 - 07/27/24
2:00 pm
KVTA Black Box Theatre
French Heritage Museum Tours
07/27/24 - 07/27/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Kankakee Farmers' Market
07/27/24 - 07/27/24
8:00 am - Noon
Downtown Kankakee
KVTA’s The Hello Girls
07/28/24 - 07/28/24
2:00 pm
KVTA Black Box Theatre
Friday Night Lights Racing
07/31/24 - 07/31/24
5:30 pm
Kankakee County Speedway
Summer Concert Series
07/31/24 - 07/31/24
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Perry Farm Park
Food Truck Fridays
08/02/24 - 08/02/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Cruis'n the Square
08/03/24 - 08/03/24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
French Heritage Museum Tours
08/03/24 - 08/03/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Music in the Park- Steven Martin
08/04/24 - 08/04/24
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Cobb Park
Manteno Cruise Night
08/06/24 - Ongoing
6-9pm
North Main Street Parking Lot
Joy Cafe Book Launch Meet & Greet
08/06/24 - 08/06/24
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Bourbonnais Public Librarly
Food Truck Fridays
08/09/24 - 08/09/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
French Heritage Museum Tours
08/10/24 - 08/10/24
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
French Heritage Museum at the Stone Barn
Music in the Park- KVSO String Quartet
08/11/24 - 08/11/24
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Cobb Park
Sandwiches with a side of JAM
08/14/24 - 08/14/24
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Festival Square
Friday Night Concert Series
08/16/24 - 08/16/24
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
Friday Night Lights Racing
08/16/24 - 08/16/24
5:30 pm
Kankakee County Speedway
Food Truck Fridays
08/16/24 - 08/16/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Rockin' on the Square
08/16/24 - 08/16/24
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Square on 2nd
Manteno Cruise Night
08/20/24 - Ongoing
6-9pm
North Main Street Parking Lot
Friday Night Lights Racing
08/23/24 - 08/23/24
5:30 pm
Kankakee County Speedway
Food Truck Fridays
08/23/24 - 08/23/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Food Truck Fridays
08/30/24 - 08/30/24
10:00 am
Perry Farm Park
Kankakee River Valley Regatta
08/30/24 - 09/01/24
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
River Road Sports Complex
Manteno Cruise Night
09/03/24 - Ongoing
6-9pm
North Main Street Parking Lot
Mattea’s Joy Golf “Fore” Joy Outing
09/06/24 - 09/06/24
12PM
Kankakee Country Club
Annual BLUE MASS for 1st Responders
09/07/24 - 09/07/24
4:00 p.m.
St. Patrick Church
Cruis'n the Square
09/07/24 - 09/07/24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
Making Strides Against Cancer
09/07/24 - 09/07/24
7:30 am
Riverside Cancer Institute
7th Annual Fleur-de-Lis Celebration Dinner
09/24/24 - 09/24/24
5:30 - 9:00 pm
Kankakee Country Club
Cruis'n the Square
10/05/24 - 10/05/24
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Harold & Jean Miner Festival Square
B. Harley Bradley House Tours
03/01/24 - 12/01/24
varies
B. Harley Bradley House
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