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The Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) encompasses the communities and counties along the historic 97-mile Illinois and Michigan Canal National Heritage Corridor. The Heritage Corridor spans from the Chicago Portage Area just southwest of Chicago to LaSalle-Peru including the counties of Will, Grundy, LaSalle and Putnam. The region conveniently located along I-55 from Chicago to Joliet along I-80 west to LaSalle-Peru.

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As you travel through the I&M Canal Heritage Corridor, one thing becomes clear, there is always something going on somewhere! Consider this is your personal invitation to hometown celebrations, wine and corn festivals, one-of-a-kind music and theater festivals, historic reenactments, world-class sporting events, concerts and outdoor exploration weekends. Don't miss signature events like Ottawa's Two Rivers Wine Festival, Starved Rock's Flock to the Rock and NASCAR. Whether you are searching for low-key entertainment or high octane adventure, search the Calendar of Events to find exactly your speed.

     
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"Trick or Treat" Halloween Party
Oct. 27, 2017 , 7:00PM - 10:00PM
The perfect place to celebrate the Halloween season! Each guest receives a MONSTER slice of Pizza, 16 oz. soft drink and $5 in Game Play. Costume Parade with "Trick or Treat" Stations begins at 8PM. Enjoy UNLIMITED Amusement Rides, one game of Laser Tag, Raffle, Balloon Drop and more. Only $9.95 per guest. Upgrade to t...More Info
Cost: $9.95 Event Type: Halloween/Fall
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, IL 60435
815-722-7800
Pumpkin Dunkin
Oct. 27, 2017 , :00pm-8:00pm
Enjoy treats, games and special prizes. Swim and hunt in a pool of blood for a perfect pumpkin. Dive for apples in the bubbling cauldren. Don't miss this bewitching event! Add $5 after registration date....More Info
Cost: $10 Resident, $13 Non-Resident Event Type: Halloween/Fall
Lockport Township Park District
1911 S. Lawrence Ave.
Lockport, IL 60441
815-838-1183
Mules, Mansion, Mimosas Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 28, 2017 , 11:00am - 3:00pm
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY ONLY! Combine a mimosa at Lock 16 Café, a historic 1-hour mule pulled boat ride on the I&M Canal Boat, and a 1-hour tour of the historic Hegeler Carus Mansion. Step back to 1848 and take a ride on the I&M Canal on The Volunteer, a mule-pulled I&M Canal Boat. Meet our guides and hear t...More Info
Cost: $32 Event Type: Ongoing
Canal Corridor Association
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Help Wanted Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 28, 2017 , 9:00am - 1:00pm
During this interactive living history tour, YOU will enter the world of a Packet Boat CAPTAIN, a DECKHAND, or a MULE-TENDER and explore the nooks and crannies of the 76' x 15' replica of a canal-era boat, The Volunteer. Stand on the stern with the Captain as you learn the ropes and pilot the boat. You'll also learn ab...More Info
Cost: $79.00 Event Type: Ongoing
Canal Corridor Association
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
Hayride of Horror
Now - Oct. 28, 2017 , 7-10pm
Dellwood has always been a family destination for recreation and entertainment. Fridays and Saturdays in October, we invite you to ride our Hayride of Horror through the heart of this great park while the spirits of the long forgotten welcome you home. Dark and mysterious forces will play with your imagination as our c...More Info
Cost: $13/per person; $18/per person for speed pass Event Type: Halloween/Fall
Dellwood Park
1911 S. Lawrence Ave.
Lockport, IL 60441
815-838-1183
St. Viator Haunted House - Stairway to Insanity
Now - Oct. 28, 2017 , 7-10pm
Join us for some frightful fun on the 2nd floor. Warning: This haunted house is SCARY & intended for mature audience! Friday, October 13th 7-10pm Saturday, October 14th 7-10pm Friday, October 20st 7-10pm Saturday, October 21nd 7-10pm Friday, October 27th 7-10pm Saturday, October 28th 7-10pm ...More Info
Cost: $10 Event Type: Halloween/Fall
St. Viator School
3644 N. Kedvale Ave
Chicago, IL 60641
773-430-6914
Haunted Boat Tour
Oct. 27, 2017 - Oct. 28, 2017 , 5:45-6:45pm
The LaSalle Canal Boat Haunted Boat Tours! Take a haunted boat tour down the canal and hear spooky stories on board. Fun for all ages and kids activities on board....More Info
Cost: $10 Adults/$8 Kids Event Type: Halloween/Fall
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
La Salle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
2017 Boat Season
Now - Oct. 29, 2017 , 10:00am-4:00pm
In 1848, Illinois was a very different place! Prairies covered much of the state, settlers used wagons and stagecoaches for transportation and to ship goods, and LaSalle, IL was bigger than Chicago! Come journey back in time aboard the "Volunteer," a 70-passenger, mule-pulled 1840's replica canal boat as it coasts g...More Info
Cost: Youth (ages 4-16) $8, Seniors (65+) $13, Adults (ages 17-64) $15, Children age 3 and under are FREE Event Type: Nature
I&M Canal Boat
754 First Street
La Salle, IL 61301
815-220-1848
I&M Canal Boat's Haunted Boat Tour
Oct. 20, 2017 - Oct. 29, 2017 , Friday thru Sunday ONLY
A Halloween adventure filled with legend, mystery and horror! As dusk falls on the I&M Canal, climb aboard the canal boat, The Volunteer, where you'll hear the legend of canal mule-tender and western hero Wild Bill Hickok & Irish legends from around the area. Drinks and snacks will be for sale. Advanced reservation...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
754 First St.
LaSalle, IL 61301
8152201848
Mule Pulled Canal Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 30, 2017 , Check Online Calendar
Climb aboard a replica 19th century mule-pulled canal boat and ride the route Lincoln traveled! Your guides, dressed as Canal era crew, will take you back in time to life on the American frontier and the Illinois Prairie. Meet our mules, Moe & Joe, and learn how horses and mules pulled passengers and cargo between Chic...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL
(815) 220-1848
Help Wanted Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 31, 2017 , Thursdays thru Sunday
Be a CAPTAIN, a DECKHAND, or a MULE TENDER for the day! During this interactive living history tour, you will get to roll up your sleeves for a first-hand look at life on the canal in the year 1848, the year that the I&M Canal began to carry cargo and passengers along the 96-mile, hand dug canal. Lunch is included, r...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL
(815) 220-1848
Mues, Mansion, & Mimosa Boat Tour
Now - Oct. 31, 2017 , Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays
Combine a mimosa at Lock 16 Cafe, a historic 1-hour mule pulled boat ride on the I&M Canal Boat, and a 1-hour tour of the historic Hegeler Carus Mansion. Step back to 1848 and take a ride on the I&M Canal on The Volunteer, a mule-pulled Canal Boat. Meet our guides and hear their stories of life along the canal in 1848,...More Info
Event Type: Ongoing
754 First Street
LaSalle, IL
(815) 220-1848
Grandparent's Free Admission
Now - Oct. 31, 2017
Grandparents are FREE* Monday-Friday with a paid grandchild entry. *Excludes Columbus Day...More Info
Cost: Free for Grandparents with a paid grandchild entry Event Type: Festivals Other Halloween/Fall
Siegel's Cottonwood Farm
17250 S. Weber Road
Lockport, IL 60441
815-741-2693
R.I.P. UNLIMITED Attractions Wristband
Now - Oct. 31, 2017 , See website for specific dates & times.
This October have MONSTROUS FUN with our R.I.P. UNLIMITED Wristband! Columbus Day Weekend through Halloween guests can enjoy up to 4 hours of UNLIMITED Go-Karts, Jr. Go-Karts, Miniature Golf, Laser Tag, Monster Hop, Bone Shaker & Hurricane Rides plus $7 in Game Play for only $26.95 per guest, daily! (Valid after 3 pm o...More Info
Cost: 26.95/Guest, Daily Event Type: Halloween/Fall
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, IL 60435
815-722-7800
Skeletober
Now - Oct. 31, 2017
Make no bones about it - La Grange has plenty of spirit this month! Friendly, life-sized skeletons decked out with different themes are lounging all around the Village. Stop by, snap a pic and say hello to our local business owners who sponsor the display. Enjoy the Halloween Walk on Saturday, Oct. 28 , 10 am – 1...More Info
Event Type: Festivals
Located in La Grange Main Business District
La Grange, IL 60525
UNLIMITED RIP - October Special
Now - Oct. 31, 2017 , After 3PM on weekdays; All day on Saturdays and Sundays thru Oct. 31, 2017
UNLIMITED R.I.P.Package is an October special and Halloween "treat" which includes 3 Hrs. of UNLIMITED Attractions plus $7 in Game Play! UNLIMITED Fun includes the new Eagle Speedway Go Karts. Trailsway Over /Under track, Jr. Raceway Karts, two award-winning miniature golf courses, Laser Tag and Amusement Rides. Only...More Info
Cost: None; Pay as you play! Event Type: Halloween/Fall
Haunted Trails Entertainment Park & Picnic Groves
1423 N. Broadway Street, (Rt. 53)
Joliet, IL 60435
815-722-7800
Tuesday Tours at The Rialto Square Theatre
Now - Dec. 19, 2017 , 1:30pm
Go behind the scenes of the Rialto Square Theatre! Walk through the Esplanade and Rotunda then go on stage and through the green room! Tickets are $5 per person. Tickets can be purchased at time of tour. August 15th & 22nd September 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th October 3rd & 17th November 14th, 21st & 28th December 5...More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Education/History
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
815-726-7171

 


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