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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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20th Annual Light up the Holidays Festival and Par
Nov. 24, 2017 , 10:00am - 7:00pm; tree lighting at 5:15pm with parade following
Light Up the Holidays Parade and Festival is held on the Friday following Thanksgiving each year. Activities begin downtown as early as 10:00 a.m., and include the Fantastic Fun Fair in the Joliet Area Historical Museum's auditorium, as well as activities in the Joliet Public Library, Gji's Sweet Shoppe, Jitters Coffee...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Festivals
Downtown Joliet
116 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Light up the Holidays
Nov. 24, 2017 , 8:00am - 7:00pm
20TH ANNIVERSARY this year! All-day festival, tree lighting, fireworks and parade!...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Festivals Winter/Holiday
Downtown Joliet
Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Movies at the Rialto - Home Alone
Nov. 24, 2017 , 3:00pm
Join us for the classic christmas movie, Home Alone at the Rialto Square Theatre. An eight-year-old trouble-maker must protect his home from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left home alone by his family during Christmas vacation....More Info
Cost: $5.00 Event Type: Performing Arts Other Winter/Holiday
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Teddy Bear Tea
Nov. 24, 2017 , 9:30am - 12:00pm
Create a memory that will last forever and enjoy a special holiday brunch in a sweet fairyland. Young and old alike will enjoy this special brunch featuring delicious food and fun workshop activities complete with a special appearance by St. Nick himself and a keepsake Rialto Bear for each child....More Info
Cost: $25 for adults and $22.50 for children 12 and under Event Type: Holiday Other Dining Winter/Holiday
Rialto Square Theatre
102 N. Chicago St.
Joliet, IL 60432
Festival of Trees
Nov. 24, 2017 - Nov. 26, 2017 , 4:00pm-8:00pm
Grundy County Historical Society Museum
For more information call (815) 942-4880...More Info
Event Type: Festivals Winter/Holiday
Grundy County Historical Society Museum
510 W Illinois Ave
Morris, IL 60450
(815) 942-4880
Home for the Holidays
Nov. 24, 2017 - Nov. 26, 2017
Don't miss the lighted parade, house walk, children's activities and much more!...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts Arts/Crafts Holiday Festivals Shopping Winter/Holiday
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
Morris, IL 60450
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
It's A Wonderful Life
Now - Dec. 24, 2017
Holiday Retail Open Houses  For more information visit http://www.shopmorrisil.com/...More Info
Event Type: Shopping
Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc.
Morris, IL 60450


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