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Welcome to Illinois' historic I&M Canal National Heritage Corridor. Situated between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River, the region is an outdoor recreational dream, beginning with miles of trails and waterways stretching from suburban Chicago all the way to Starved Rock State Park. Stay at four star hotels to cozy bed and breakfasts, explore Route 66, shop big-names and boutiques, dine on hearty home cooking or haute cuisine, and play at the area's exciting attractions and gaming venues.

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Bison Project Update - Webinar
Jul. 9, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Why are there bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie? What are we learning from the herd? Join Midewin's rangeland management specialist, Kelly Gutknecht. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Free Concert on the Hill
Jul. 9, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
FREE Concert On The Hill this week! COUNTRY NIGHT Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 pm FEATURING Cloggin' Craze and Kids Clog Silverstrings MC Michael J Hammer Pesek USHERS Kiwanis Club of Joliet Kiwanis International is celebrating 100 years - whoo hoo!!! TRAFFIC CONTROL #Joliet Police Auxiliary RESER...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Live at Lunch
Jul. 10, 2020 , 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Live @ Lunch acoustic performance featuring Jeff Rutter and Friends downtown Joliet. Grab lunch at a downtown restaurant. Bring a chair & join us at the Van Buren Street Stage across from the Rialto Theatre. This FREE weekly outdoor summer event is brought to you by the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 and m...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Van Buren Street Stage (Downtown Joliet, across from Riatlo Square Theatre)
Live Music by Phil Angotti with special guest John Ivan
Jul. 10, 2020 , 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Joliet Area Historical Museum's "Outdoor Rooftop Music Series" continues on Friday, July 10th with the super talented PHIL ANGOTTI (Beatle Brothers, Great Moments In Vinyl) with special guest JOHN IVAN! Only $8 for Museum Members & $10 General Public. We adhere to all state-mandated Social Distancing Guidelines...More Info
Cost: $8 Museum Members, $10 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 10, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 10, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Midewin Prairie 101 Webinar
Jul. 11, 2020 , 10:00AM-11:00AM
Learn about the history and mission of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on this virtual tour. Part 1 of a 4-part series. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 11, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 11, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Route 66 Drive-In Theater
Jul. 11, 2020 , 7:30PM-11:30PM
Lottery registration will be available prior to every movie via the WebTrac registration platform. Pack up the car and step back in time at the Route 66 Drive-In Theater, presented by the Village of Romeoville Parks and Recreation Department. This nostalgic experience offers residents a free and socially distant fa...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Behind Romeoville Athletic & Event Center
680 Townhall Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446
815-886-6222
The Jib Brothers
Jul. 11, 2020 , 6 pm - 9 pm
The Joliet Area Historical Museum's "Outdoor Rooftop Music Series" continues on Saturday, July 110th with The JIB BROTHERS and their fantastic 3 part harmonies! Only $8 for Museum Members & $10 General Public. We adhere to all state-mandated Social Distancing Guidelines to insure the safety of our guests and staff. ...More Info
Cost: $8 Museum Members, $10 General Public Event Type: Performing Arts
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 12, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 12, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 13, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 13, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 14, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 15, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Archaeology Excavations at Midewin - Webinar
Jul. 16, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Hear about the artifacts that have been found at the Middle Grant Creek archaeological site at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Hear from Dr. Mark Schurr and Dr. Madeleine McLeester from University of Notre Dame. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Slammers vs. Tully Monsters
Jul. 16, 2020 , 7:05 pm
The Joliet Slammers take on the Tully Monsters in Game 1 of the City of Champions Cup....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Free Concert on the Hill
Jul. 16, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 16, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Reels at the Rialto: "The Sandlot"
Jul. 16, 2020 , 7:00PM
Our July "Reels at the Rialto" movie, "The Sandlot"! Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. Rodriguez, the neighborhood baseball guru, takes Smalls under his wing - soon he becomes part of the local baseball buddies. They fall into adventures involvin...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL
815-726-7171
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Chicago Deep Dish vs. NERDSHerd
Jul. 17, 2020 , 7:05 pm
The NERDSherd takes on Chicago Deep Dish in the City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Live at Lunch
Jul. 17, 2020 ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Van Buren Street Stage (Downtown Joliet, across from Riatlo Square Theatre)
New Orleans North
Jul. 17, 2020
New Orleans North is an early summer outdoor Mardi Gras-style event. It features bands, beer tents, and Cajun Food. The New Orleans atmosphere is enhanced with Hurricane drinks, a stilt walker, jugglers and other street performers. More details to come!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Joliet, Il 60434
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 17, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 17, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Tully Monsters vs. Chicago Deep Dish
Jul. 18, 2020 , 6:05 pm
The City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament continues with the Tully Monsters taking on Chicago Deep Dish....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Tully Monsters vs. Chicago Deep Dish
Jul. 18, 2020 , 12:05 pm
The City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament continues with the Tully Monsters taking on Chicago Deep Dish....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 18, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 18, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
FREE Joliet Area Historical Museum Days
Jul. 17, 2020 - Jul. 19, 2020
The Joliet Area Historical Museum hosts key days throughout the year where children and adults are admitted for free. These FREE days are held on days when most schools are closed, weekends and to recognize special holidays. The Museum FREE Days Program offers free admission; self guided tours of the Main & Special Exh...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Education/History Ongoing
Joliet Area Historical Museum
204 N. Ottawa Street
Joliet, IL 60432
815-723-5201
Live Hawk Show
Jul. 18, 2020 - Jul. 19, 2020 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Live Hawk Show by Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center by falconer Rich Escutia. May 16-17 June 13-14 & 27-28 July 18-19 & 25-26 August 29-30 September 12-13 October 17-18...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center (outside)
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Chicago Deep Dish vs Joliet Slammers
Jul. 19, 2020 , 6:05 pm ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Tully Monsters vs. NERDSherd
Jul. 19, 2020 , 12:05 pm
The City of Champions Cup Baseball tournament continues with the Slammers taking on the NERDSherd...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 19, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 19, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 20, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 20, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 21, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 22, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Chicago Deep Dish vs. NERDSHerd
Jul. 23, 2020 , 7:05 pm
The NERDSherd takes on Chicago Deep Dish in the City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Chicago Deep Dish vs. NERDSHerd
Jul. 23, 2020 , 7:05 pm
The NERDSherd takes on Chicago Deep Dish in the City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Free Concert on the Hill
Jul. 23, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Moths of Midewin - Webinar
Jul. 23, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Celebrate National Moth Week learning about what moths you might see at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. How are moths important to the ecosystem? Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 23, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 23, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Chicago Deep Dish vs Joliet Slammers
Jul. 24, 2020 , 7:05 pm ...More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Live at Lunch
Jul. 24, 2020 , 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Live @ Lunch acoustic performance featuring Dave Bellah, downtown Joliet. Grab lunch at a downtown restaurant. Bring a chair & join us at the Van Buren Street Stage across from the Rialto Theatre. This FREE weekly outdoor summer event is brought to you by the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum on Route 66 and made possibl...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Van Buren Street Stage (Downtown Joliet, across from Riatlo Square Theatre)
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 24, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 24, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Route 66 Drive-In Theater
Jul. 24, 2020 , 7:30PM-11:30PM
Lottery registration will be available prior to every movie via the WebTrac registration platform. Pack up the car and step back in time at the Route 66 Drive-In Theater, presented by the Village of Romeoville Parks and Recreation Department. This nostalgic experience offers residents a free and socially distant fa...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Behind Romeoville Athletic & Event Center
680 Townhall Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446
815-886-6222
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Chicago Deep Dish vs. NERDSHerd
Jul. 25, 2020 , 1:05 pm
The NERDSherd takes on Chicago Deep Dish in the City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Joliet Slammers vs. Tully Monsters
Jul. 25, 2020 , 6:05 pm
The Joliet Slammers take on the Tully Monsters in the City of Champions Cup....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Midewin Prairie 101 Webinar
Jul. 25, 2020 , 10:00AM-11:00AM
Learn about the history and mission of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on this virtual tour. Part 2 of a 4-part series. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 25, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 25, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Take a Hike and Lunch
Now - Jul. 26, 2020 , 11:00AM Saturday & Sunday
Discover Starved Rock's canyons, bluffs and seasonal waterfalls on this guided hike. Listen as the guide tells stories of how Starved Rock got its name along with other legends of the area. Break for lunch at the halfway point. Lunch includes your choice of turkey, ham or veggie wrap, snacks and bottled water. April-N...More Info
Cost: $18.00 Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Live Hawk Show
Jul. 25, 2020 - Jul. 26, 2020 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Live Hawk Show by Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center by falconer Rich Escutia. May 16-17 June 13-14 & 27-28 July 18-19 & 25-26 August 29-30 September 12-13 October 17-18...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center (outside)
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Joliet Slammers vs. NERDSherd
Jul. 26, 2020 , 12:05 pm
The Joliet Slammers take on the NERDSherd in the City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 26, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 26, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 27, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 27, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Chicago Deep Dish vs. NERDSHerd
Jul. 28, 2020 , 7:05 pm
The NERDSherd takes on Chicago Deep Dish in the City of Champions Cup Baseball Tournament....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 28, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 29, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Starved Rock Walkers Club Thursdays
Now - Jul. 30, 2020 , 9:00AM
Join us on Thursdays for a weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park or along the I&M Canal. Hikes last between two and three hours depending on the destination. The Walkers Club does not hike on Thanksgiving Day....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
"Concerts on the Hill" Polka Party
Jul. 30, 2020 , 6:30PM
Eddie Korosa Jr., Frank Rossi and the Sounds of Sinatra...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Spring/Summer
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
City of Champions Cup Baseball - Joliet Slammers vs. Tully Monsters
Jul. 30, 2020 , 7:05 pm
The Joliet Slammers take on the Tully Monsters in the City of Champions Cup....More Info
Event Type: Sports/Recreation
DuPage Medical Group Field
1 Mayor Art Schultz Drive
Joliet, IL 60432
Free Concert on the Hill
Jul. 30, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 30, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Old Joliet Prison Historical Tour
Jul. 30, 2020 , Visit Web Site for Times
Minimum 10 years of age Tickets: General Public: $30 1.5 hour walking tour of the Old Joliet Prison lead by docents and trained tour guides from the Joliet Area Historical Museum. This tour talks about the general history of the prison from when it was first opened in 1858 to present day. These historic tours ...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
CANCELED: Historic Trolley Tours
Now - Jul. 31, 2020 , Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00PM | Saturday & Sunday 12:00PM, 1:30PM & 3:00PM
Please check website for up to date scheduling. Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center. June-Oct: M, W, F at 3pm, Saturday & Sunday at 12pm, 1:30pm & 3pm Nov & ...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Live at Lunch
Jul. 31, 2020 , 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Van Buren Street Stage (Downtown Joliet, across from Riatlo Square Theatre)
Old Joliet Prison - Self-guided Prison Tours
Jul. 31, 2020 , Reservation Times from 9 am - 5 pm
Recommended for ages 10 and up Over the course of 1.5 hours, you will be able to freely walk the site on a designated path. While you will not have access to buildings, we have signs along the way for you to learn more about how life would have been. General Public: $20 Museum Members/Residents of Joliet: $15 (...More Info
Cost: See description Event Type: Other
Old Joliet Prison
1125 N. Collins Street
Joliet, IL
Sidewalk Sales at True North
Jul. 31, 2020 , 10:00AM-6:00PM
True North vendors will be set up outside, selling their overstock items at sidewalk sale prices! Plus 70+ vendor spaces inside will be restocked with fresh merchandise. Free family fun!...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Shopping
True North
539 Bedford Rd.
Morris, Il 60450
815-705-0161
Harry Potter Birthday Bash!
Aug. 1, 2020
Join us for the 2nd Annual Harry Potter Birthday Bash! Games, raffles, food, a birthday cake and tons of activities! Wear your Potter-themed costumes for the costume contest and don't forget to get a handmade wand (which will, of course, pick you!). More details to come, so make sure to check out their website fo...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts Story Telling
Prairie Fox Books
719 LaSalle Street
Ottawa, IL 61350
815-433-7323
Sizzling Sidewalk Sales
Aug. 1, 2020 , 10:00AM-4:00PM
Join us for a fun filled day of savings as participating Morris Retailers mark down their summer inventory and spill out onto the city sidewalks. Discounts and Deals can also be found inside the stores too....More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Shopping
Morris Retail Association
PO Box 212
Morris, Il 60450
815-325-5593
"Shrek" by JDG
Jul. 31, 2020 - Aug. 2, 2020 , Friday & Saturday 7:30PM | Sunday 2:00PM ...More Info
Cost: $10-$18 Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 West Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
779-227-5172
Free Concert on the Hill
Aug. 6, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Midewin Prairie 101 Webinar
Aug. 8, 2020 , 10:00AM-11:00AM
Learn about the history and mission of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on this virtual tour. Part 3 of a 4-part series. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Route 66 Drive-In Theater
Aug. 10, 2020 , 7:30PM-11:30PM
Lottery registration will be available prior to every movie via the WebTrac registration platform. Pack up the car and step back in time at the Route 66 Drive-In Theater, presented by the Village of Romeoville Parks and Recreation Department. This nostalgic experience offers residents a free and socially distant fa...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Behind Romeoville Athletic & Event Center
680 Townhall Drive
Romeoville, IL 60446
815-886-6222
Free Concert on the Hill
Aug. 13, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Wetland Plants - Webinar
Aug. 13, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Learn about the native wetland plants that are being restored at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Hear from Anna Braum, ecologist with the Wetlands Initiative. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Wetlands Prairie Plants: Anna Braum, The Wetlands Initiative
Aug. 13, 2020 , 7:00 PM
Anna Braum will talk about prairie plants that that are part of restoration at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in the wetlands areas. Anna will help de-mystify questions about wetland prairie plants for home gardeners. Which of prairie wetland plants grow well in a home garden? Do you need a wetland area at home to ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Webinar
https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000/
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
I&M Canal Festival - Webinar
Aug. 15, 2020 , 8:30AM-4:30PM
Celebrate 35 years of America's first National Heritage Area with guest speakers, folk music and more. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Education/History Festivals
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Joliet Blues Fest
Aug. 15, 2020 , TBA
Live blues music on the pavilion, stay tuned for more details!...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Holiday - Spring/Summer
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL
Free Concert on the Hill
Aug. 20, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Reels at the Rialto: "Casablanca"
Aug. 20, 2020 , 7:00PM
Our August "Reels at the Rialto" movie, "Casablanca"! In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. When Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablan...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL
815-726-7171
Root for Prairie
Aug. 20, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Learn what makes native prairie plants so special - their roots! Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Midewin Prairie 101 Webinar
Aug. 22, 2020 , 10:00AM-11:00AM
Learn about the history and mission of Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie on this virtual tour. Part 4 of a 4-part series. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
46th Annual Concerts on the Hill
Now - Aug. 27, 2020 , 6:30PM
HOPING FOR JULY/AUGUST CONCERTS. Please check website for up to date information. Every Thursday June through August, enjoy new acts and many returning favorites. Bring blankets and chairs for hill seating. Concessions are available – grab yourself a Billie hot dog, a cold beer and stake out your favorite ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Performing Arts
Bicentennial Park Bandshell
201 W. Jefferson St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Starved Rock Walkers Club Thursdays
Aug. 6, 2020 - Aug. 27, 2020 , 9:00AM
Join us on Thursdays for a weekly guided hike through Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park or along the I&M Canal. Hikes last between two and three hours depending on the destination. The Walkers Club does not hike on Thanksgiving Day....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386
Free Concert on the Hill
Aug. 27, 2020 , 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
RESERVE A SPOT ON POLKA∙DOT∙HILL Come check out our new polka dot hill, which will magically appeared one night. Bring blankets & chairs for hill seating. Reservations recommended (leave name & number of people in your group: 815-724-3761 or bipark@joliet.gov). Reservations will be held until 6:30 pm when ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre
201 W Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL
Snake Communities within Midewin - Webinar
Aug. 27, 2020 , 7:00PM-8:00PM
Grace Wu, masters student at the University of Illinois and Midewin restoration technician will share her findings from the last 2 years studying the effects of restoration on snake populations at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie. Link to participate - https://usfs.adobeconnect.com/r9-midewin-1000...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Nature
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
30239 South State Route 53
Wilmington, Il 60481
815-423-6370
Summer Concert Series
Now - Aug. 28, 2020 , Grounds open at 6:00PM | Bands play from 6:30PM-8:00PM
ON THE LAWN OF OUR NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK GOOD TIME, GOOD MUSIC, GREAT SETTING! Our 2020 Outdoor Summer Concert Series. Concerts will begin on June 19th with Steve n" Steve. We have safety protocol rules for the concerts and have spray painted 8' circles over the concert yard with 6' between circles. CON...More Info
Cost: $5.00 per person Event Type: Performing Arts
Hegeler Carus Mansion Lawn
1307 Seventh Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-933-4478
CANCELED: Ottawa Music in the Park
Now - Aug. 29, 2020 , 6:00PM-8:00PM
Ottawa's free concert series, Music in the Park, continues in summer 2020, kicking off in late June and continuing on Saturday nights through the end of August. Everybody's welcome! Nine musical acts transform a tranquil Washington Park into a melody-filled amphitheater. The summer's schedule includes some retro roc...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Performing Arts
Washington Park
301 W. Madison
Ottawa, Il 61350
815-433-0161
HOT ROD Power Tour 2020
Aug. 29, 2020 , 12:00PM
The 26th annual HOT ROD Power Tour presented by Chevrolet Performance will continue in 2020 with exciting new features for auto enthusiasts worldwide, as the highly anticipated seven-day, seven-city journey is expected to bring together more than 6,000 vehicles and 100,000-plus spectators making this event the largest ...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Blvd
Joliet, Il 60433
Miranda Sings
Aug. 29, 2020 , 7:30PM
Colleen Ballinger is a multi-hyphenate actor, comedian, trained vocalist, writer and executive producer. She is best known for portraying her character, 'Miranda Sings,' a personality that is the polar opposite of Ms. Ballinger. Colleen has amassed over 30 Million followers across her social media and passed 3.5 billio...More Info
Cost: Start at $39.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago Street
Joliet, IL 60435
815-726-6600
Live Hawk Show
Aug. 29, 2020 - Aug. 30, 2020 , 1:00PM-3:00PM
Live Hawk Show by Eagles Roost Cabin behind the Visitor Center by falconer Rich Escutia. May 16-17 June 13-14 & 27-28 July 18-19 & 25-26 August 29-30 September 12-13 October 17-18...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock State Park Visitor Center (outside)
2678 E 873rd Rd
Oglesby, IL 61348
(815) 667-4726
Historic Trolley Tours
Aug. 1, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2020 , Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00PM | Saturday & Sunday 12:00PM, 1:30PM & 3:00PM
Learn about the rich history and legends of Starved Rock State Park and Lodge as the trolley takes you to the Lock and Dam, through historic downtown Utica and to the Starved Rock Visitor Center. June-Oct: M, W, F at 3pm, Saturday & Sunday at 12pm, 1:30pm & 3pm Nov & Dec: Saturday & Sunday at 12pm & 1:30pm $12/adu...More Info
Event Type: Nature
Starved Rock Lodge
2668 E. 875th Rd.
Oglesby, IL 61348
815-220-7386

 


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