• IHSA State Football Championships—Welcome Home.
  • Real Alaskan Reindeer reside in Champaign County
  • 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!

Hatch: A Creative Re-Use Art Festival

February 27-March 15, 2015
What happens when you mix artists with unwanted materials destined for the landfill? You get Hatch: A Creative Re-Use Art Festival from the I.D.E.A. Store in Champaign, a marketplace of ideas from recycled materials. 

Kathy Griffin at The Virginia Theatre

January 23, 2014
Two-time Emmy winner, New York Times best-selling author, five-time Grammy nominee, and Broadway darling Kathy Griffin makes her first-ever appearance in Champaign, at the historic Virginia Theatre for an evening of rapid fire wit. 

Best Christmas Movies Ever

December 16-20, 2014
Enjoy your all-time favorite Christmas classics at the historic Virginia Theatre! The Best Christmas Movies Ever will feature showings of Holiday Inn, Miracle on 34th Street and It's A Wonderful Life

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.


Delve into the evolution of video art at Global Groove! Better head to @kamillinois soon, this exhibit ends Tuesday! http://t.co/8nXbuqS79d
@thevirginia screens It's A Wonderful Life tonight at 7 p.m. - perfect way to cap off an afternoon trolley ride from @DTChampaign #CUthere
RT @IlliniHoops: #BragginRights #Illini http://t.co/gmSitATJfg
RT @RodneyDavis: Thx to the Champaign Co Visitors Bureau @visitchampaign & board for mtg to discuss ways we can grow the community http://t…
#FamilyFun Alert: This weekend is your last chance to catch the holiday shows at the William Staerkel Planetarium http://t.co/BMaWqCLXR2

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
World War I with America's March King
March 17, 2014 (All day) - May 6, 2015 (All day)
CU Sunday Market
May 18, 2014 - 10:00am - May 31, 2015 - 3:00pm
Tour the Historic Virginia Theatre
August 6, 2014 - 10:00am - December 31, 2014 - 10:00am