Danville Area Visitors Bureau

Everything but Ordinary

Located in east central Illinois, Danville and Vermilion County are, as we like to say, Everything But Ordinary. Here you will find world class museums, inspiring theater groups, shops full of rare and unique finds, and watchable wildlife among 15,000 acres of public park land with over 100 miles of hiking, biking and equestrian trails. Enjoy sporting events from our nationally recognized Danville Dans baseball team to the NJCAA Div II National Basketball Championship and the Annual State of Illinois American Legion Golf Tournament. Recreational activities range from to ice skating, canoeing, horseback riding, roller skating and much more! Come enjoy festivals such as Balloons Over Vermilion and the Annual Arts in the Park, performing arts from our Danville Symphony Orchestra and DLO Musical Theatre, and musical performances at our numerous entertainment venues. The list of activities in Danville and Vermilion County provides endless opportunities for all to enjoy!

Our Destination


Jeanie Cooke
Executive Director

Vermilion County, Illinois

Top Attractions

  • Kickapoo State Park & Rail Trail
  • Golden Nugget Casino
  • Sleepy Creek Vineyards
  • Kennekuk County Park
  • Lake Vermilion County Park
  • Danville Dans Baseball at Historic Danville Stadium
  • Vermilion County War Museum
  • Vermilion County Museum and Fithian Home
  • Historic Fischer Theatre


  • Helped secure return of NJCAA Div II Basketball Championships for an additional two years.
  • Danville has been named the permanent home of the State of Illinois American Legion Golf Tournament.
  • Assisted with the return of hot air balloon event to Vermilion County, Balloons Over Vermilion.
  • Helped promote the newly opened Golden Nugget Casino Danville.
  • Supported Rising Tide national mental health conference hosted in Danville.

News Articles

Info & Stats

IL House Legislative District

IL Senate Legislative Districts

Largest Meeting Facility
David S Palmer Arena

Number of Hotel Rooms

Primary Source of Local Funding
Hotel/Motel Tax

Lodging Taxes

Local Sales Taxes