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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.



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 hand to oversee all the festivities.  To participate, purchase your ticket for $5 (includes Santa hat & ears, free admission to Festival on Saturday and a coupon for free admission on any other day of your choice) and dress in red and green.   Prizes will be given for the best elf costume, oldest elf and youngest elf.  All elves that participate in the world record attempt are also invited to walk in the Night of Lights Parade with Santa's sleigh.  The celebration will continue at the Festival of Trees (Civic Center). Watch the elfiest show around at 7pm to see how Santa and his "snowbow elves" figure out how to raise the Christmas Spirit around the world. Cameo appearances from the Easter Bunny and Great Pumpkin spice up our show.  Be a part of the flash mob elf dance that helps Santa learn about tolerance and acceptance.  Make sure you take some Elfie selfies while you're


    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!          


  Need some tranquil time to relax? Or possibly an afternoon with the kids..without cell phones? Look no further than Kickapoo State Park! Kickapoo offers a wide array of free activities for all levels of nature lovers including hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, and wildlife watching. Kickapoo also offers 12 miles of single track mountain bike trails ranging from easy to technical, and it is one of the few state parks in Illinois that allows scuba diving with registration and proper