Things to do in Sugar Grove, Illinois

In the Village of Sugar Grove you'll discover an extraordinary set of attractions, flourishing green spaces, and a tight-knit community that comes together each year to celebrate its storied agricultural history. 

At Waubonsee Community College's main campus in Sugar Grove, you'll find peaceful walkways and cutting-edge conference space. Waubonsee Community College's educational programming is open to anyone interested in a broad range of new and exciting experiences, and its Sugar Grove campus auditorium hosts the daring productions of local theatre troupe the Fox Country Players. 

Rich Harvest Farms (Private)

Tucked between wetlands, forest, farmland, and Illinois prairie grass, Rich Harvest Farms is a breathless masterpiece unlike any other. In 1987, Jerry…

One of America's greatest (and most exclusive) golf courses, Rich Harvest Farms, plays host to prestigious events like the NCAA DI Golf Championships and Solheim Cup set against the captivating scenery of Sugar Grove's countryside. Bliss Woods, a forest preserve favored by locals, is where you can enjoy an engrossing encounter with the expansive woodlands of this part of the region, as well as rare geological features that survived glacial erosion many thousands of years ago. The Virgil L. Gilman Nature Trail cuts laterally through the area, a boon to cyclists and runners. 

The Sugar Grove Corn Boil celebrates the deep roots and development of this former farming community with good old-fashioned fun activities like a pie bake-off and some of the most delicious sweet corn you can find in the Midwest.

Air Classics Museum, located near the Aurora Municipal Airport, showcases the history of civil and military aviation for visitors of all ages through exhibits and hands-on experiences. The Bliss House Museum offers tourists a look into what the town was like as far back as 1838, when the P.Y. Bliss House & Store was the premier shopping destination in the area.

  • 44W546 Rt. 30
  • (630) 466-0888

Air Classics is an aviation museum located at Aurora Municipal Airport - ARR where the aircraft actually fly. You can climb into the pilot's seat of a UH-1 Huey helicopter. The museum's collection includes aircraft, vehicles, uniforms and other aviation memorabilia from the 1930s to the present…

  • 43W636 Rt. 30
  • (630) 256-3120

The Aurora Municipal Airport (ARR) combines safety and comfort to be a reliable and state-of the-art reliever for O'Hare (ORD) and Midway (MDW) Airports. ARR maintains an on-site FAA control tower and includes a 6,500 ft. runway, a 5,500 ft. crosswind runway and a 3,200 ft. runway. ARR is open…

  • 1 Golfview Ln.
  • (630) 466-4177

Golfers will enjoy all that Bliss Creek has to offer, from the casual atmosphere of the bar and grill, to cocktails on the deck overlooking the first hole. With the addition of the Pine Room, a dedicated building designed specifically for golf outings, it is the perfect course for any size outing or…

  • 259 Main St.
  • (630) 383-6394

The Bliss House Museum is operated by the Sugar Grove Historical Society and houses historical exhibits about the village of Sugar Grove and surrounding area. Anyone interested in researching their heritage, may contact the museum for access to probate and civil records dating 1839 - 1955. Hours…

  • 5S660 Bliss Rd.
  • (630) 232-5980

Bliss Woods Forest Preserve has long been a favorite preserve in the south part of Kane County. At this special preserve, visitors can see a unique and increasingly rare geologic feature, the last remnant of the Kaneville Esker. The outstanding ecological and geological features have led to Illinois…

  • 8S890 Mighell Road
  • (630) 774-9211

A place to connect with animals, the earth, and each other, Blue Sky Farm invites you to experience the pure joy of goat encounters. Celebrate life's big moments with friends and family, or cheer yourself up with a visit to Blue Sky Farm, where services 

  • 799 Heartland Drive
  • (630) 466-0047

At Burnt Barrel Social in Sugar Grove, IL, we’re focused on comfort, hospitality, and most notably, quality fare. Our menu is inspired by fresh ingredients. Each dish is unique and built around locally sourced meats, cheeses, and produce. The flavors come together to make American comfort food…

  • 49 Sugar Ln.
  • (630) 466-4557

At the end of a long day, few things entertain the taste buds like some baby back ribs or a delicious steak that’s been grilled to perfection. At Fireside Grille, our dedicated team creates classic comfort food favorites like prime rib, broasted pork chops, grilled salmon, sirloin burgers, and…

  • 2330 Granart Rd.
  • (630) 466-7610

Tucked between wetlands, forest, farmland, and Illinois prairie grass, Rich Harvest Farms is a breathless masterpiece unlike any other. In 1987, Jerry Rich began to develop Rich Harvest Farms on his 1,820 acre property in Sugar Grove, IL out of a love of golf and golf course design. What started out…

  • 85 S. Main St.
  • (630) 449-7999

Join the Village of Sugar Grove for their annual festival commemorating sweet corn. Enjoy live entertainment, carnival, parade, crafts, 5K race, fireworks, beer tent and lots of delicious corn!

  • 9S825 Rt. 47
  • 630.466.3866 or 630.466.FUNN

There's something fun for every member of the family. The Fun Center is an amusement park with two go-kart tracks, miniature golf course, bumper boats, water wars, game room, lighted golf range, and more.

  • 9 S. Rt. 47
  • (630) 466-4554

Keep your swing in practice, or develop your golf swing on our huge driving range at Sugar Grove Family Fun Center! Not only do we provide the finest outdoor golf range in the area, but we also offer the best private golf instruction and golf clinics in the Chicagoland area at the Sugar Grove Golf…

  • 4S041 Merrill Road
  • (815) 901-6887

Located off of Route 47 in Sugar Grove, IL, Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farm invites you to stop into our charming, vintage family farm for a beautiful fall experience. We offer over sixty varieties of hand-picked carver, heirloom, mini pumpkins and gourds to accent a full stock of corn stalks, straw bales…

  • Hill Ave (Rt. 30) west to Sugar Grove
  • (630) 232-5980

This trail is 9 miles from Ohio Street, south of Montgomery, northwest to Bliss Woods on Bliss Road, north of Sugar Grove. The Fox River is crossed on a covered bridge and includes two abandoned railroad right-of-ways. Beginning at Business Rt. 30 near Montgomery Road, the trail stretches west, a…

  • 4S783 Waubonsee Dr.
  • (630) 466-7900

Waubonsee's exquisite Sugar Grove Campus was designed with our students in mind. Boasting a lush landscape under a canopy of oaks, you'll find peaceful walkways winding around Huntoon Lake—a perfect setting to clear your mind and concentrate on your studies. Beyond the grounds, however, campus…

  • 4S783 Waubonsee Dr.
  • (630) 466-7900

If you need multimedia-ready meeting space at an affordable price, check out Waubonsee Community College's state-of-the-art facilities. The Academic and Profession Center Event Room at the Sugar Grove Campus is state-of-the-art and offers more than 10,000 square feet of contemporary meeting…

  • 46w428 Wheeler Road
  • (630) 597-1800

Flexible modern homestead wedding & events venue with multiple options for weddings and events, grand gatherings and intimate celebrations, located on a photogenic 20-acre estate in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Find out more at eventsatwhitestone.com.