• 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

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

August 28-29
Now in its 40th year, the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival is Champaign County’s largest free festival. Urbana’s signature summer event is a two-day celebration of food, live music, arts and crafts and of course, all the delicious, locally grown sweet corn you can eat. 

Sangamon River Music Festival

August 28-29
Enjoy local music along with three national headliners featuring 80's Rock, Christian Rock and a Country Artist, carnival rides, Crafter's Village and street vendors, beer tent, parade and much more at the annual Sangamon River Music Festival!  

Taste of Champaign-Urbana

August 21-22, 2015
The Taste of Champaign-Urbana is the area’s premiere outdoor summer festival featuring delicious menu items from CU’s best restaurants, frosty beer from local breweries, lovely arts and crafts from local artists, the 3.14 mile Pie Run, and high quality music and entertainment for the whole family – all in a beautiful park setting!

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.


RT @wdws1400: ICYMI this morning, @MichaelWDWS has this report on where @visitchampaign fit in w/ @enjoyillinois numbers last year: http://…
Big news! #Champaign County doubled the growth rate in visitor expenditures, up 5.5% to $323.48 million! Thank you for choosing us to visit!
@SpringfieldJan We were thrilled to host you and share all the great things happening in Illinois!
We're celebrating record breaking tourism numbers with @enjoyillinois at @Curtisorchard! http://t.co/h7n9Dj4oSi
We celebrated #tourism with @enjoyillinois, our board and @debfrankfeinen at the always amazing @RMRestaurant! http://t.co/bN4saBTQBV

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)
The Red Cross: A Soldier’s Best Friend
February 11, 2015 (All day) - January 15, 2016 (All day)
South Asian Seams: Quilts from India, Pakistan & Bangladesh
February 17, 2015 (All day) - August 1, 2015 (All day)