Things to do in Kane County, Illinois

With its rich history, vibrant cultural scene, and beautiful natural landscapes, Kane County, Illinois, offers a compelling destination for tourists. Whether you're looking to explore the great outdoors, delve into local history, or enjoy live entertainment, Kane County has something for everyone. Plan your visit today and discover the many attractions that make this county a unique and exciting place to explore.

Discover tourist attractions in Kane County, Illinois

Esther's Place

Join educator and fiber artist Natasha Lehrer in a memorable experience with nature‚Äôs…


What are we made of? How did the universe begin? What secrets do the smallest, most…

Abbey Farms

Abbey Farms is a unique family-friendly agri-tourism farm in Aurora, IL that has been…

The Fox River National Waterway flows through Kane County, Illinois

Festivals & events in Kane County, Illinois

  • July 25, 2024
  • The Growing Place

Celebrate the elegance and beauty of lavender in the evening garden. Enjoy lavender-themed drinks as you listen to a panel discussion on how to successfully grow lavender in in our area. And before you leave, make a Lavender Grapevine Wreath and get dinner from the Grumpy Gaucho food truck!

  • July 25, 2024
  • Stolp Island Theatre

Four Legends. One Night. Music History Made. On December 4, 1956, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins had a chance encounter at Sun Records Studio in Memphis. You may have loved Million Dollar Quartet in 2017 at Paramount Theatre – now imagine it set in Sun Studio…

Survey Slam

Jul 25
  • July 25, 2024
  • Hopvine Brewing Company

***NEW*** to the Aurora Area, a poll-based quiz game where knowing popular opinions can lead you to victory! In a multi-round battle royale, teams will attempt to guess the most popular answers from our survey. Free to play! Win awesome prizes! Be one of the first to get in on the action!

  • July 26, 2024
  • The Venue Aurora

Please note: This will be an outdoor show weather permitting. All tickets are general admission and BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR (BYOC). General admission seating is in front of the stage and in the lawn. Chairs are not provided. Bring your own chair or blanket. The show will move indoors if needed due to…

  • July 27, 2024
  • Water Street Square

The Aurora Farmers market returns in 2024 for its' 113th season! The market features a variety of vendors selling artisan goods, fresh produce, local foods, and more. In addition to the quality vendors, the market offers live music, free activities for children & adults, and a great community…