• Find serenity at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center
  • Chicken & Waffles at Big Grove Tavern
  • Real Alaskan Reindeer reside in Champaign County
  • Art lives in Champaign County
  • Sunshine and cool waters at Kaufman Lake
  • This is Fighting Illini country
  • Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve
  • Champaign By Night
  • The picturesque University of Illinois campus

Kelly Miller Circus

April 27 | Mahomet-Seymour High School
Visit the Big Top in Mahomet where the Kelly Miller Circus wiil present exotic display of animals, lively circus music and a performance that warms the hearts of the young and old alike! Tickets are available in advance and at the door.

6th Annual Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon

April 24-26 | Champaign-Urbana
The Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon takes over Champaign County, with thousands of runners and walkers taking to the flat and fast course! The Health & Fitness Expo connects you with a variety of vendors, and plan to celebrate following the race at the American Family Insurance 27th-Mile Celebrate Victory Bash!


April 23-27 | Historic Virginia Theatre
Calling all film fanatics! The 16th Annual Roger Ebert Film Festival returns to the historic Virginia Theatre to celebrate films that haven’t received the recognition they deserved during their original runs. Special guests this year include Oliver Stone, Spike Lee and Patton Oswalt. 

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.


Animal Encounters at the Orpheum
March 6, 2013 - 2:00pm - December 31, 2014 - 3:00pm
How the Sousa Band Music Library Came to the University of Illinois
June 1, 2013 (All day) - June 2, 2014 (All day)
Orpheum Toddler Tuesday
October 1, 2013 - 10:30am - December 30, 2014 - 11:30am
A Musical Life: The Travels of Otto Mesloh
October 24, 2013 (All day) - June 30, 2014 (All day)