• 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

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival

A prodigious array of the world’s most distinctive and influential guitarists will gather for Ellnora | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois.

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!  

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.


And the countdown to #EllnoraGuitarFestival begins! #oneweek #chambana https://t.co/VQI1FdRd3f
Get ready to rock out at this year's @BluesBlastMag Music Awards at @FluidEventsCU! Tickets on sale now #chambana https://t.co/1n0r1cfryd
Looking for a fun way to kick-off the weekend? Catch @parmalee tomorrow at the new @FatCityBarandGr City Center! https://t.co/oWEFbQcwVL
It's almost #LaborDayWeekend! Share your weekend plans with us by tagging #VisitChampaign!
Combine your love of #cycling with local foods at the upcoming Crop Cycle on 9/12 with stops at several local #farms. http://t.co/Lm1xj32R7C

Animal Encounters at the Orpheum
March 6, 2013 - 11:00am - December 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
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)
Orpheum Toddler Tuesday
March 31, 2015 - 10:30am - December 31, 2015 - 11:30am
Homer Farmer's Market
May 6, 2015 - 5:00pm - September 16, 2015 - 7:00pm