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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.

 

 

    Danville's David S. Palmer Arena is already home to the Danville Dashers of the FHL (Federal Hockey League), the city can now welcome the Danville Riverhawks Professional Basketball Club to the arena.  The Danville Riverhawks will make their debut at the David S. Palmer Arena on Saturday, December 20th at 7pm vs. Grand Rapids Cyclones at their home opener.    The Riverhawks will be headed up by Devin Glover-Johnson who will serve at Team President, and Floyd Brown who will serve as the team’s Vice-President.  Glover-Johnson and Brown are no strangers to Central Illinois.  From 2005-2007 Glover-Johnson attended and played basketball at Parkland College in Champaign, IL.  Brown and his family moved to the area in 2003, and called Urbana home for more than 10 years before recently moving closer to his hometown Chicago.   When asked why they wanted to start a basketball franchise in Danville, Glover-Johnson said, “It was just a great opportunity for us to come back to an area with so much basketball history and do something positive for a place that’s done so much for us.  Having played in the Dustbowl Tournament and junior college around here, I understand how passionate the area is about the game.”  Glover-Johnson also explained how they hoped the team provides opportunities for area players to showcase their talents on a high level and

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The Elf Celebration, sponsored by:  Julius W. Hegeler ll Foundation.  GET COUNTED and be a part of Illinois history!!  Help raise some Christmas spirit and get Danville on the map.  Get your red and green on and come to the Danville High School Field House Saturday, November 15th from 2-4pm for more fun than the old elf himself, Santa could ever imagine.  Watch singing and dancing elves, elves playing basketball and even participate in the World's Largest Snowball Fight. Santa will be on

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    Vermilion County would like to thank Phases of the Moon for a great weekend of art and entertainment!  We are looking forward to next year!          

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