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Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
Phone: 800-217-5362 | Web Site: http://www.northernfoxrivervalley.com
Nestled in the Northern Fox River Valley, are fourteen communities with year-round fun for everyone! Just 45 minutes West of Chicago, I-90 offers easy access to our beautiful accommodations to help make your visit exceptional! This is the perfect place to relax, then get into the swing of all the activities, attractions, festivals and events just waiting for you!

Area Attractions
Benedict's Eggs and More
Located along the beautiful Fox River Bike Path you will enjoy breakfast and lunch in this old charming renovated homestead. A must see! For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Biking.
 
8 South River Street
East Dundee, IL
847-836-2222
Dolphin Cove
Relax while your child enjoys our interactive water, sand, and play area. Fun activities for all ages with our body slides and tube slides. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Kids and Families.
 
Routes 25 and 68
Carpentersville, IL 60110
847-836-7946
Elgin Public Museum
A natural history and anthropology museum located in a municipal park with a swimming pool, zoo, playground, and picnic area. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Kids and Families.
 
225 Grand Blvd
Elgin, IL 60120
847-741-6655
Elgin Symphony Orchestra
As one of Illinois' two premiere symphonic orchestras, we serve and build a broad audience through the performance of powerful symphonic music and dynamic educational programs. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
20 Dupage Court
Elgin, IL 60120
847-888-0404
Fox River Trolley Museum
The museum operates a variety of antique trolleys, many from lines long vanished, over trackage that once connected Carpentersville, Elgin, Aurora, and Yorkville. A visit to the Fox River Trolley Museum can be educational and fun for the entire family. Free. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Museum.
 
365 S. LaFox Street
South Elgin, IL
847-697-4676
Grand Victoria Casino
Voted "Best Riverboat Casino in the United States" three years in a row, the Grand Victoria provides a wide variety of Las Vegas-style casino games. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Gambling / Racetrack.
 
250 South Grove Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120
1-888-508-1900
Illinois Prairie Path
55 mile trail with multiple branches from Elmhurst going either north to Elgin or south to Aurora, unpaved For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Biking.
 
Elgin
Aurora
630-752-0120
The Hemmens Cultural Center
Offering you the rare opportunity to experience legendary entertainers and world-class performing artists in an intimate setting. This 1,200 seat theater is sure to please. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Theater / Performing Arts.
 
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120
847-931-5900
The Village Vintner Winery
Welcome to the Winery of Carpentersville, a truly unique winery experience. Come in, relax, and enjoy individually handcrafted wines in our winery's distinctive atmosphere. Free. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Attraction Type: Winery.
 
2273 Randall Road
Carpentersville, IL 60110
847-844-4900

Upcoming Events
Single Point Race
Now - Jun. 29, 2019

Saturday Single Point Racing! Come on out and race The Hill BMX! Food, Family, FUN!!! Free. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Event Type: Sports.
 
The Hill BMX
709 Sports Way
Elgin, IL 60123
(224) 281-2287
Earth Day Celebration
Apr. 27, 2019 - Apr. 27, 2019

Bring out the family for live music, kids activities, educational opportunities, earth-friendly crafts, seed planting, nature play and more! Celebrate our planet, help your children learn ways that they can help protect it, and discover a local gem (Hawthorne Hill Nature Center) that offers education programming and over a mile of outdoor trails to explore. Free. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Event Type: Earth Day.
 
Hawthorne Hill Nature Center
28 Brookside Drive
Elgin, IL 60123
847-531-7007
iFest (International Fest)
May. 4, 2019 - May. 4, 2019

iFest features music and entertainment, ethnic cuisine, children’s activities, a “world market” and cultural arts and crafts Free. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Event Type: Festival.
 
Centre of Elgin
100 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120
847-531-7056
ESY Concert for the "Common Man"
May. 4, 2019 - May. 5, 2019

Composer Aaron Copland, born in Brooklyn, New York, is known for unique harmonies that created a quintessential American sound and evoke the vast American landscape. $10-$75. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Event Type: Concert.
 
Hemmens Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin , IL 60120
847-888-0404
Adler Planetarium 'Scopes in the City: Plank Road Tap Room
Jun. 7, 2019 - Jun. 7, 2019

Adler astronomers and educators are bringing the museum—and the Universe—a little closer to you! With ‘Scopes in the City, Adler astronomers and staff lead free telescope observing programs in Chicago neighborhoods. Depending on the dates, times and locations of the ‘Scopes in the City events, attendees may be able to observe the Sun, Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and more! Free. For more information, visit the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website. Event Type: Astronomy.
 
Plank Road Tap Room
39W149 Plank Road
Elgin, IL 60124


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