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The City of Excitement. That’s Joliet!


Blackjack, poker, slot machines, roulette ... so many games to play at two incredible casinos - Harrah’s Joliet and Hollywood Casino Joliet.  You can make it a night, as both establishments offer accommodations and great eats.



Watch as the speedsters put the pedal to the metal and visit Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway.  From the Sprint Cup Series to NHRA, SnoCross and the Truck Series, there are many top-speed events throughout the entire year.



Music, outer space and nostalgia all come together at the Joliet Area Historical Museum.  It’s more than exhibits, as the Museum features special lectures, concerts and bus trips that let you explore more than you ever imagined.


  Old Joliet Prison                        

The Old Joliet Prison hosts a variety of tours beginning in March.  Take a Haunted Historical tour, Photography tour or Guard tour.  Enjoy music and more at the annual Prison Break event held in August.  A unique experience you won't soon forget!



Nestled between the limestone bluffs and the I&M Canal is the scenic 10-acre Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park & Theatre.  From Concerts on the Hill, the Festival of the Gnomes, or a peaceful picnic in the park, there is plenty going on at this notable Joliet location.



Libraries are much more than books, and the Joliet Public Library is no exception.  Youth-geared events from improve classes to movie celebrations allow kids to have fun with others their age.  Adults can attend classes of their own to learn new skills – even experiencing the Digital Media Studio to design and record music, podcasts, animation and more.  Don’t miss the Library’s 8th Annual Star Wars Day – featuring prize giveaways, kids games, costumed characters, live music, food vendors, artists, exhibitors, movie prop exhibits and more!



Shopping.  Check.  Restaurants.  Check.  Movies and inflatable play places.  Check and check.  The Louis Joliet Mall gives you a first-class shopping experience with the latest stores, a variety of food, and entertainment for all ages.



Stay overnight!  The Will County Lodging Association has you covered with an array of hotels featuring all of your favorite amenities.


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 The City of Excitement.  That’s Joliet!
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