• Bike, bus or train, it's easy to get around Champaign County!
  • From fishing to hiking, it's time to explore the outdoors!
  • Celebrate local artists at the Boneyard Arts Festival
  • Chicken & Waffles at Big Grove Tavern
  • Film lovers unite at the annual Ebertfest
  • Experience local flavors through agriculture adventures!
  • Get ready for Game Day! This is Illini Country!
  • Find serenity at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center
  • Art lives in Champaign County

Historic Farms Days

Historic Farm Days | July 9-12, 2015
The annual Historic Farm Days, held in Penfield, returns to take a look back at our history with special displays every year, this year featuring John Deere and Chevrolet. With tractor pulls, square dancing, parades, fireworks, a blacksmith shop and live music, the whole family will enjoy learning a little more about the history of agriculture.

Champaign Music Festival

The 2015 Champaign Music Festival will feature nationally-recognized musicians playing amazing music in the heart of Downtown Champaign. Join in for an exciting evening of live music by Smash Mouth & Toad the Wet Sprocket and enjoy food and beverages from local restaurants.  Come ready to rock at this outstanding and FREE summer event!

Champaign County Freedom Celebration

Now in it's 66th year, the Champaign County Freedom Celebration offers fun throughout the day to celebrate the 4th of July. Start off with a 5K Race & Walk through the Univeristy of Illinois campus followed by a parade at 11:00 a.m. Music and childrens activities start at 7:00 p.m. with fireworks starting around 9:15 p.m.

Stay & Play

Girlfriend Getaways

Take time out with your girlfriends to relax with a spa day, dance through a culinary tour, hop from shop to boutique shop and more.  We’ll put together a dream package!

Golf Champaign County

Hit the links at Steve Stricker’s Alma Mater and enjoy some of the best golfing in Central Illinois.  From Par 3 to championship courses, we’ll help you create the perfect weekend.

Family Fun

Affordable family fun has never looked this good.  Spend quality time together at our water parks, petting zoo, museums, orchard, planetarium, parks… the list goes on.


Gorgeous view at one of our favorite picnic spots. #explorechampaignparks #summerfun #chambana https://t.co/JPCMyucE6Z
Looks SOO good!! We love @kofusion! https://t.co/V6eHzmDmTw
Tired of packing your lunch? Well tomorrow you don't have to! Head to Downtown Urbana for the Food Truck Rally 11-2P! http://t.co/vjnqJhmfmy
Great event to engage with local agriculture! #chambana http://t.co/GTxwIRw9WQ
Many #4thofJuly events happening this week. Catch the fireworks Friday in Rantoul, also with a 5K and @90sDaughter! http://t.co/RgsWlscdRG

Animal Encounters at the Orpheum
March 6, 2013 - 11:00am - December 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
Professor Harding and the Illinois Bands During WWI
August 19, 2014 (All day) - August 3, 2015 (All day)
Many Voices: The Great War in America's Songs
October 27, 2014 (All day) - September 25, 2015 (All day)
Krannert Art Museum Exhibition | Artists Including Me: William Wegman
January 30, 2015 (All day) - July 25, 2015 (All day)
Krannert Art Museum Exhibition | MetaModern
January 30, 2015 (All day) - July 25, 2015 (All day)