DeKalb County Earth Fest

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Earth Fest is a free, family-friendly Earth Week event dedicated to celebrating local sustainability and fostering community engagement. Taking place on April 18th at the historic Egyptian Theater in downtown […]

Free

NIU Men’s Baseball vs Kent State

Ralph McKinzie Field at Walt and Janice Owens Park Stadium Dr N, DeKalb, IL

NIU Men's Baseball plays Kent State at home. NIU Athletics is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt immediately after the NIU vs. Miami University game. Sunday's first pitch is scheduled for […]

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BOO’ze & Spirits Flashlight Tour

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

What has led to the Egyptian Theatre being known as one of the most haunted buildings in town and in the top ten haunted theatres in Illinois? Join the Theatre […]

$30
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NIU Men’s Baseball vs Kent State

Ralph McKinzie Field at Walt and Janice Owens Park Stadium Dr N, DeKalb, IL

NIU Men's Baseball plays Kent State at home. NIU Athletics is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt immediately after the NIU vs. Miami University game. Sunday's first pitch is scheduled for […]

Nature Fest

Russell Woods Forest Preserve 11750 IL-72, Genoa

NatureFest focuses on families with elementary-aged children, but everyone is welcome! Extension staff and Master Naturalist volunteers work together to present multiple hands-on learning activities throughout the forest. Visitors register […]

Free

Walk A Mile

NIU Convocation Center 1525 W. Lincoln Highway, DeKalb, IL

Show off your best high heels and join Safe Passage for their annual Walk A Mile event on April 20th, starting at 11:00am at the NIU Convocation Center! This is […]

$10 – $25
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NIU Men’s Baseball vs Kent State

Ralph McKinzie Field at Walt and Janice Owens Park Stadium Dr N, DeKalb, IL

NIU Men's Baseball plays Kent State at home. NIU Athletics is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt immediately after the NIU vs. Miami University game. Sunday's first pitch is scheduled for […]

Goat Yoga

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Indoor Goat Yoga- 1 hour Slow Flow Yoga and 1 hour kid cuddle time 1-3 PM. Ages 12+. Got someone younger than 12 that wants to cuddle? Register for 1 […]

$15 – $40

Earth Day Park Cleanup

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

Help DeKalb Park District staff clean up trash and debris from one of our most beloved community parks this Earth Day! Meet at the Park Shelter at 9:00 am SHARP! Staff […]

Free
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Cornhole Tuesday

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Join Midwest Sportsplex for Cornhole Tuesday's every Tuesday from 5:00pm-11:00pm.

Egg-apalooza 2024

David Carroll Memorial Park Genoa, IL

Join the Kishwaukee Valley Wanderers for Egg-apalooza! The 3rd annual Genoa Area Challenging Egg Hunt will begin on Saturday, April 27th at 9:00AM. Eggs will be hidden at specific locations […]

Spring Market in the Park

Chamberlain Park 400 East 2nd Street, Genoa, IL

Join the Genoa Township for their very first Spring Market in the Park at the Chamberlain Park. 100+ vendors strong. Including many of the following items but not limited to: […]

Free
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Cornhole Tuesday

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Join Midwest Sportsplex for Cornhole Tuesday's every Tuesday from 5:00pm-11:00pm.

KSO Instrument Donation Project

Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at Northern Illinois University 400 Lucinda Ave, DeKalb, IL

The KSO Instrument Donation Project (KID Project) collects unwanted or unused band or orchestra instruments from the community. These instruments will be inspected, cleaned, and repaired, then donated to DeKalb […]

$7 – $18
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Cornhole Tuesday

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Join Midwest Sportsplex for Cornhole Tuesday's every Tuesday from 5:00pm-11:00pm.

2nd Annual Food Truck Fest @ Midwest Sportsplex

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Enjoy a family friendly event including, live music, great food, and drinks at the 2nd Annual Food Truck Fest at Midwest Sportsplex!

Food Truck Fest

Midwest Sportsplex 212 W Woodlawn Street, Hinckley, IL

Save the date! The 2nd Annual Food Truck Fest with Midwest Sportsplex is on May 11th from 5:00pm-10:00pm. There will be 6 different food trucks, live music and the Plex […]

Billy Nation – Tribute to Billy Joel

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Billy Nation – Tribute to Billy Joel comes to the Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, May 11 at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $35-$65, plus ticket fees, and may be purchased by […]

$35 – $65

DeKalb Has Talent!

DeKalb Public Library 309 Oak St, DeKalb, IL

DeKalb Has Talent! Join us to watch rappers, singers, poets, bands, comedians, and dancers after-hours in the main lobby. Performers will compete for 1st and 2nd prizes in each category. […]

Free

Northern Illinois Art Show

DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St, Sycamore, IL

The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will hold its 53rd annual Northern Illinois Art Show on June 1 and June 2 on the DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn in Sycamore. The art […]

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Northern Illinois Art Show

DeKalb County Courthouse 133 W State St, Sycamore, IL

The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will hold its 53rd annual Northern Illinois Art Show on June 1 and June 2 on the DeKalb County Courthouse Lawn in Sycamore. The art […]

Genoa Days

Downtown Genoa Genoa, IL

Genoa Days is a festival featuring live music, carnival rides, contests, and more right in Downtown Genoa!

History Quest

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

The Ellwood House of DeKalb, Illinois will be hosting youth programs this summer every second Saturday of the month. Saturday, May 11th, they will be hosting a history quest. Check […]

5K Color Run

Sycamore Middle School 150 Maplewood Dr, Sycamore, IL

CASA's Color Run is a family-friendly fun-run that raises awareness of CASA's advocacy work in the community for children who have experienced abuse and neglect. Families are encouraged to participate […]

Free – $30

Juneteenth Celebration

Hopkins Park 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL

The second annual Juneteenth community celebration will be held at Hopkins Park in DeKalb on June 15 from 12-4 p.m. Join the celebration for social services information, Black vendors, food, […]

DeKalb Pride Fest

Van Buer Plaza 148-198 N 2nd St, DeKalb, IL

DeKalb Pride Fest will return on Thursday, June 20th, 2024 to celebrate and connect the LGBTQIA+ community in DeKalb County!

Kids’ Photo Lab

Ellwood House 420 Linden Place, DeKalb, IL

The Ellwood House of DeKalb, Illinois will be hosting youth programs this summer every second Saturday of the month. Saturday, May 11th, they will be hosting a kids photo lab. […]

Free

Familia Fest

NIU North 40 740 Garden Road, DeKalb, IL

Introducing Familia Fest featuring the Hola Cup—a vibrant celebration of soccer, family, and community! Our goal is to provide a memorable experience for players and their families on the beautiful […]

Free – $50

Plano Men Generations

Egyptian Theatre 135 North 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL

Prepare for an electrifying musical extravaganza, "PIANO MEN: GENERATIONS." This spectacular event celebrates the legendary Billy Joel and Elton John, embodied by the extraordinary father-son duo, Terry and Nick Davies. […]

$35 – $55

Corn Fest 2024

Downtown DeKalb DeKalb, IL

Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free music festivals among Illinois music festivals and summer festivals. Celebrating its 46th year the festival will be held in downtown DeKalb […]

Sandwich Fair

Sandwich Fair Grounds 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, IL

The Sandwich Fair, first started as an annual livestock show in DeKalb County. Held yearly, Wednesday–Sunday after Labor Day since 1888, it is one of the oldest continuing county fairs […]