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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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From creative cocktails to craft beer, bars with escape rooms and axe throwing bars, live music venues and live theater performances, Kankakee County’s night life has an array of venues that will continue to spark adventure on your visit! Check out these local gems and be sure to check their social media for the latest seasonal drinks and deals.

Wine Bars & Breweries
The perfect blend of hops, malt, entertainment and environment - Cheers!
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Cocktail Lounges
Elevate your night out! Whether you’re looking to unwind after a long day, celebrate a special occasion or explore the art of mixology, this is where it’s at!
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Live Music Venues
Discover vibrant live music venues featuring diverse genres and unforgettable performances.
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Specialty Bars
Thrill seekers, rejoice! With Escape Rooms, Axe Throwing, Golf Simulators and more, the fun never stops!
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Live Theater
Experience the magic of live theater at one of Kankakee County’s premier venues.
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Late Night Bars
Can’t stop, won’t stop! For those who love the night life and want to keep the party going, Kankakee County has your back.
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Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago!

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