Events & Activities

Illinois Marathon Information and Street Closings

April 24, 2015 - 7:30pm - April 25, 2015 - 11:00am

For information about the marathon races, check out the Illinois Marathon website.

Urbana Business Association's Holiday Market

November 8, 2014 - 8:00am - December 20, 2014 - 1:00pm

Holiday Market is a unique event consisting of weekly Saturday markets inside of the Lincoln Square during the months of November and December.

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

August 22, 2014 - 5:00pm - August 23, 2014 - 11:00pm

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival Banner

The 39th Annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival is this weekend!

Produce Is Waterproof

September 1, 2012 - 7:00am - 12:00pm

There are many wonderful things about locally-grown fruits and vegetables, but one of their finer traits, at least this weekend, is they don't mind getting a little wet.

C-U Bike to Work Day

May 1, 2012 - 7:00am - 10:00am


Urbana Free Library Hosts Shredding Event with Senator Scott Bennett

May 2, 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Please join Senator Scott Bennett and the Library for a shredding event.

Location: Parking lot on Cedar and Elm, just west of The Urbana Free Library
Limit: Two boxes per person. Residential shredding only (not for businesses)

Please plan to take empty boxes home with you.

Urbana High School Commencement

May 30, 2015 - 11:00am

Urbana High School will hold their commencement on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 11:00 am. The ceremony will take place in the McKinley Athletic field complex, on the football field.

No tickets are required, however seating is limited to the home bleachers. If there are adverse weather conditions, the event will be moved to the Urbana Middle School gymnasium.

Urbana Middle School Students Perform Alice in Wonderland

April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm - April 18, 2015 - 2:00pm

Urbana Middle School students will perform "Alice in Wonderland" on Thursday, April 16th at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 18th at 2:00 p.m. The performance will take place at Urbana Middle School, 1201 S. Vine Street, Urbana.

Commemorative Event at The Knowlton & Bennett Drug Store Building

April 11, 2015 - 3:00pm - 3:30pm

Let's celebrate the history and culture of Urbana! The Knowlton & Bennett Drug Store Building at Race and Main Streets is a historic building designed by famed Illinois architect Joseph W. Royer. Please join us there on Saturday, April 11, for a commemorative plaque dedication and ribbon-cutting event.

2015 Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards – Call for Nominations

May 1, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana will be celebrating the 13th annual Champaign-Urbana International Humanitarian Awards (CUIHA) Program.