• Celebrate local artists at the Boneyard Arts Festival
  • Chicken & Waffles at Big Grove Tavern
  • Film lovers unite at the annual Ebertfest
  • From fishing to hiking, it's time to explore the outdoors!
  • Bike, bus or train, it's easy to get around 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
  • Art lives in Champaign County

Homer Soda Festival

May 31, 2015
Join us for the Homer Soda Festival, the largest glass-bottled soda tasting party in history! The Homer Soda Festival brings family owned bottlers from across the country to one place where you can enjoy their family traditions of flavor and fizz. From vintage sodas to even the most recent releases this family-friendly festival gives you the chance to taste over 200 different flavors! 

Friday Night Live

May 29 - August 28, 2015
Every Friday night during the summer the streets of downtown Champaign become the stage for one of Champaign County's favorite events — Friday Night Live.  This fun event includes an eclectic mix of music and street performances including bluegrass, jazz, folk, rock, and blues, along with a cappella, bellydancing, and live painting. 

Let's Go Fly a Kite!

May 10, 2015
The Let's Go Fly a Kite! family-friendly event is the perfect way to spend Mother’s Day! Grab your favorite kite and join us for some high flying fun. 180 Go! Kite Performance Team will be onsite with a variety of kites — some spanning 30-to-40 feet — and TCBY will be offering your favorite froyo flavors! 

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 - 11:00am - December 31, 2015 - 12:00pm
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
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)