What's Going On

What to do and when to know in DeKalb County Illinois. This category contains featurettes of happenings around the county. Be sure to check out The Best Event Calendar on any side of the Kishwaukee River! for more coverage.

This Wednesday, November 16, the residents of DeKalb County are invited to breakfast with state Senator Christine Johnson, R-Shabbona, and state Representative Robert Pritchard, R-Hinckley.  The two will discuss issues they have dealt with in the House and Senate in Springfield this year, as well as the veto session...
It’s the Valentine season and time for Dads to take their little girls to the dance. The Sycamore Park District's DJ will provide fun music (including the Chicken Dance) all night long. They will supply hor’dourves, a corsage for each young lady, and every couple will receive a photo...
This Friday and Saturday, June 16 and 17, 2017 is the annual More on 34 Garage Sales. More on 34 is an annual celebration that encourages visitors to explore the Route 34 corridor of Illinois. The event extends from Aurora to Galesburg and incorporates all communities in between. Towns participate in More...
On Saturday, July 7 at 10:00 a ceremony will be held to dedicate the trail to former DeKalb County Trail Riders Association Vice President Frank O’Barski.  In addition to members of the DeKalb County Trail Riders Association, Terry Hannan, DeKalb County Forest Preserve District Superintendent; Bob Brown, DeKalb County...
The DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau and Northern Illinois University (NIU) are proud to be hosting the Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) State Wrestling Finals for its 21st year. The economic impact for the area is estimated to be more than $400,000. They anticipate more than 5,000 visitors...
A Fun Evening for the Whole Family! For the sixth year in a row the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Family Fun Fest at Hopkins Park, on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 between 4:00pm and 6:30pm. This is a FREE, fun, family event open to the public. The Family...
Sycamore City-Wide Garage estate, yard and sidewalk sales are this coming Thursday, June 8th, 2017 through Saturday, June 10th. With as many as 100 sales across town, there will be enough treasures to go around! A list of sales and locations will be available at discoversycamore.com on June 7th.  Be sure to check...
Join the TAILS Humane society at their annual dog-friendly race celebrating man’s best friend while raising funds for the pets in their care. Please join in and run (or walk) for the rescues on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00am at Hopkins Park on Sycamore Rd. in DeKalb. Register today! Day of...
The 2013 Malta Days Festival is this coming Friday - Sunday, June 7th 8th & 9th. Join them in Malta for a weekend of fun for the whole family! Malta is the first of the local communities this year to offer carnival, food booths, beer garden and business and...
Don’t forget to bring the kids out to Waterman this Halloween season!  The Pumpkin Train opens this Friday, October 6th! After your walk through all the new Haunted Train Station with spooks, ghosts and scares of all types, you will board The Pumpkin Train. You’ll ride past tombstones and...
You’re invited to Barney’s birthday bash! Join the loveable, huggable Barney and friends in DeKalb as they sing and dance their way into your hearts for a brand-new, interactive concert party tour. Barney Live in Concert – Birthday Bash! plays the Convocation...
We maintain a monthly calendar of local events. New events are added regularly. There is a link to it labeled "LOCAL CALENDAR" in the navigation bar near the top of our website, or you can find it directly by going to: dekalbcountyevents.com. If you haven't yet done so, check out our...