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Tourism and Entertainment

Romeoville offers a diverse selection of cultural events and entertainment. Throughout the year, residents and visitors are invited to attend a variety of carnivals, firework displays, arts & crafts shows as well as several annual favorites.

Families enjoy summertime park parties, a concert series and movies under the stars at Deer Crossing Park & Amphitheatre, as well as monthly Cruisin’ the Square nights from May to September.

The community’s signature end-of-summer event, RomeoFest, draws around 50,000 guests and features outstanding fireworks and a variety of family entertainment.

Sports enthusiasts enjoy excellent recreation activities at Brunswick Zone XL, Canlan’s Ice Center, Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center and one of Chicagoland’s premier golf courses – Mistwood Golf Club. In 2015, Mistwood completed a multimillion-dollar clubhouse addition and added McWethy’s Tavern and Restaurant.

Visitors can find Isle a la Cache Museum along the Illinois & Michigan Canal Heritage Corridor. Past and present come together in vibrant displays including tools, weapons, beaver pelts and period artifacts. Individuals who enjoy the performing arts should visit Lewis University, home of the Phillip Lynch Theater.

In addition to local amenities, Romeoville residents are only minutes away from neighboring communities offering theater productions, night clubs, comedy clubs, casinos and family entertainment. Professional minor league baseball is located just to the south in Joliet where families can enjoy an affordable night of family entertainment watching the 2011 Frontier League Champions, the Joliet Slammers.

Harrah’s Joliet Casino & Hotel and Hollywood Casino are located within 10 miles of the community. Concerts, motorsports and more occur regularly at the Route 66 Raceway.

Proximity to the City of Chicago also offers great access to cultural and art events.

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