Spring Brings a Host of Fun Events to DeKalb!

March to Bourbon Street

Come to Downtown DeKalb March 28 and be transported to the French Quarter in New Orleans! Presented by the Egyptian Theatre and DeKalb Dance Dimensions, March to Bourbon Street is a tributary extravaganza that celebrates the local art community with connected talents in music, dance, visual art, costume, and food cuisine.


This event will immerse you in the Bourbon Street experience. Food and drinks will be available for purchase while you enjoy roaming performers, live visual artists, art on display, a variety of live performances throughout the evening, dance performances, and phenomenal music all night long. This kind of event is typical of a big-city arts scene, and is being brought to Downtown DeKalb to celebrate the vast array of artistic talent and offerings in our community.

Whether you’re an arts enthusiast or just looking for a fun night out with friends, March to Bourbon Street will have you dancing in the streets all the way home! Advance tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students/seniors. Price increases on March 28, so grab your pass today and get ready for an unforgettable evening!

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Barb City On Tap is coming to DeKalb on Saturday, March 28 at the NIU Convocation Center. This three-hour premium event will showcase over 100 releases from some of America’s best craft breweries, as well as imports. Attendees will sample beers in an atmosphere filled with live music and great vendors. Delicious food will be available for purchase.

Rather than driving home afterward, how about an overnight stay at one of the many great hotels in DeKalb? There are cozy and affordable options very close to the Convocation Center.

Visit the Convocation Center website for more information on this awesome concert event!

CCT Presents Peter Pan

Children’s Community Theatre presents Broadway’s timeless classic musical. Come be whisked away to a place where dreams are born and no one ever grows up! The high-flying TONY Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and has delighted audiences for 60 years. Featuring the iconic songs “I’m Flying,” “I’ve Gotta Crow,” “I Won’t Grow Up,” and “Never Never Land,”  this is the perfect show for the child in all of us who dreams of soaring high and never growing up.

The musical runs until Sunday, March 22. Get your tickets today! And make it an extra special evening for the family with a pre-show dinner in Downtown DeKalb!

BONUS: What To Do This Week!

Grab your girlfriends and head to Downtown DeKalb for this month’s Girls Night Out shopping event on Thursday, March 19 from 5-8 pm. The shops will be having their Spring Open Houses to welcome the warmer weather. Sip, shop, and socialize!

Visit DeKalb County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau for more information and dates of other upcoming events, or call 877-335-2521 for assistance planning travel for groups and families.