Fourth of July in Champaign-Urbana: What is Open, What is Closed

The corn might be knee high, so it's time for the Fourth of July weekend in Champaign-Urbana. If you are looking for information on Fourth of July celebrations or other things to do on with your family, check out our Fourth of July activity guide,  our Fourth of July fireworks guide, and our events calendar.  Since the Fourth of July falls on a Saturday this year, it is … [Read more...]

45 Ways to Have Summer Fun on a Budget in Champaign-Urbana Sponsored by Chesser Financial

Thank you to Terri Wetzel and Tim Noice from Chesser Financial for sponsoring our summer budget fun in Champaign-Urbana! In many ways, summer can be the most expensive time of the year for Champaign-Urbana families. Parents are looking for stuff for their kids to do that is fun, active, and won't break the bank. So what's a parent to do? We've got ideas. Or course, many are … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Area Fourth of July Activity Guide

Thank you to the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union for sponsoring our 2015 Fourth of July guides! The University of Illinois Employees Credit Union is excited to have the Champaign County Freedom Celebration Fireworks in its neighborhood. Head down First Street in Champaign, stop in and see what the UIECU has to offer your family! The Fourth of July is coming -- … [Read more...]

2014 Champaign-Urbana Metro Fourth of July Activity Guide

Thank you to the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union for sponsoring our 2014 Fourth of July guides! The University of Illinois Employees Credit Union is excited to have the Champaign County Freedom Celebration Fireworks in its neighborhood. Head down First Street in Champaign, stop in and see what the UIECU has to offer your family! The Fourth of July is coming -- … [Read more...]

2013 November Champaign-Urbana Winter Holiday Fun Guide

Halloween may be barely a memory, but it’s time to start thinking turkey, tree trimmings, even Santa! We’ve got the lowdown on all the family-friendly Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and other holiday events in and around Champaign-Urbana. We will list these chronologically by start date. Have we missed any events? PLEASE let us know –  and check back often to see what we’ve … [Read more...]