• Experience local flavors through agriculture adventures!
  • Get ready for Game Day! This is Illini Country!
  • Find serenity at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center
  • From fishing to hiking, it's time to explore the outdoors!
  • Chicken & Waffles at Big Grove Tavern
  • Art lives in Champaign County
  • Bike, bus or train, it's easy to get around Champaign County!
  • Real Alaskan Reindeer reside in Champaign County
  • Champaign By Night

14th Annual Parade of Lights

November 29, 2014
Officially launch the holiday season with a Parade of Lights! Marching bands and lighted floats weave their way through the streets of Downtown Champaign with Santa making his grand appearance just in time to light the City Christmas Tree. 

Gifford State Bank Country Christmas Craft Show

November 22-23, 2014
The annual Gifford State Bank Country Christmas Craft Show brings together over 300 vendors and 8,000 shoppers! This event offers two days of "shop til ya drop" fun so you can find that perfect gift for everyone on your list.  

35th Annual Chris Cringle Arts & Crafts Show

November 7-8, 2014
Find gifts galore at the Chris Cringle Arts & Crafts Show, one of the Midwest's largest craft shows featuring over 155 booths with a wide variety of handcrafted items by local and area artists, as well as artists from all over the Midwest.  


RT @KilbornAlley: Best public Halloween party in Champaign-Urbana? Try Kilborn and The Curses at the Cowboy Monkey. #Chambana
First round of #IHSAPlayoffs for @IHSAFootball! Good luck teams! We hope to see you soon! #RoadToState #BackToChampaign
RT @chambanamoms: Where kids can eat for free this #Halloween in #chambana. http://t.co/90XtZFEmir
Seriously, we will never look at black birds the same again! Catch Hitch's The Birds tonight at @thevirginia #spooky http://t.co/0itmh7CjhC
Looking for family-friendly Halloween fun? Curtis Orchards is the place to be! Check out their weekend sdeals here http://t.co/cY9QzIuVVO

Animal Encounters at the Orpheum
March 6, 2013 - 2:00pm - December 31, 2014 - 3:00pm
Orpheum Toddler Tuesday
October 1, 2013 - 10:30am - December 30, 2014 - 11:30am
Weekly Stand Up Comedy Showcase
January 15, 2014 - 9:00pm - December 17, 2014 - 10:30pm
Comedy Karaoke - Open Mic Stand Up Night
January 16, 2014 - 9:00pm - December 18, 2014 - 10:30pm
World War I with America's March King
March 17, 2014 (All day) - May 6, 2015 (All day)
Sustainable Student Farm Market
May 1, 2014 - 11:00am - November 27, 2014 - 5:00pm