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VERMILION COUNTY, ILLINOIS – EVERYTHING BUT ORDINARY!

 

Welcome to Vermilion County, Illinois!  Whether you are young or old, traveling for business or pleasure, staying short-term or long, we have something to offer each and every traveler.  The Danville Area Convention and Visitors’ Bureau invites you to explore our website for a comprehensive list of upcoming events along with places to see, eat, shop, and stay.

 

 

ArtBeat Music Week will run Monday through Saturday, June 22-27, with free music at Temple Plaza at the corner of North and Vermilion Streets.  This event coincides with the First Gig Rock and Roll camp for youth.  Organizers thought that having all the musicians in the city for the camp as instructors throughout the week, why not have them play in the evenings, too.  The music will start around 6 PM for the nightly performances with a general time from 5 PM - 9 PM Monday through Friday and 3 PM to 11 PM Saturday.  This year's lineup for ArtBeat Music Week: Monday:  LiveKaraoke Band with special guest, Mike Bray of the Kyle Gass Band & Tenacious D Tuesday:  Heel Dragger Wednesday:  Johnnie Mae Thursday:  Sushi Roll Band Friday:  Ambucs Friday Nights with El Guapo & Friends Saturday:  SCP Records Label Day featuring Andy Moreillon, The Bashful Youngens, Kasey Burton, Upshot, James Jones Trio There will also be special performances by John Jansky and Rachael Lust.  Lust is a 2014 female hooper of the year.  She is a hula hoop performer from Ohio.  There will also be art, food and beverage vendors throughout the week and Joyfulbubbles.   Click here for facebook page.

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  The Danville Area is full of fun and exciting activities for the entire family throughout the year, but there is no better time than summer to get out and explore all that Vermilion County has to offer. The opportunities this summer will excite kids of every age and interest. Here's a brief tasting of things to come, but for a full listing, visit our Calendar of Events!   Festivals and Fairs:   Rides, entertainment, concessions, and livestock shows will be back in full swing

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Remember:  And I'm proud to be an American, Where at least I know I'm free.  And I won't forget the men who died, Who gave that right to me. ∼Lee Greenwood            Memorial Day was declared a federal holiday in remembrance of the men and women who have died in wars or in service to their country.  As much as Memorial Day remains a day of reflection and honor, its meaning is often overshadowed by summer barbecues, shopping, blockbuster movie releases, and the long, awaited

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