• 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

Illinois Homecoming

October 25
Homecoming at the University of Illinois is one of the best traditions around! Sport your favorite Orange and Blue gear and cheer for Illini football as they take on the University of Minnesota. Catch the parade, meet-up with your fellow alums, and revisit some of the best years of your life! 

C-U Comedy Festival

October 22-25
Nothing beats a good laugh, the kind you let out when something hilarious happens. Get your fill of laughs  at the first C-U Comedy Festival. Held at a variety of locations including Memphis on Main and Canopy Club, this laugh-fest will feature local comedians as well has headliners from St. Louis and Chicago!

Blues Blast Music Awards

October 23
One of the best blues performances in the United States is coming to Champaign! In one night he 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards, presented by Blues Blast Magazine, honors the greatest blues musicians of our time. With shows by Tweed Funk, Adrianna Marie and her Groove Cutters, Lisa Mann, and more, this is a night you won't wait to miss! 

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.


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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