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The Chicago Southland Spring/Summer 2018 Festivals & Events Guide Will Help Inspire Your Next Adventure!
Posted on 05/16/2018 by  

Lansing, Ill. – If you’re ready for sun and adventure, then this guide is all the information you will need for a spring and summer of nonstop fun! The 2018 Spring/Summer Festivals & Events Guide is chock full of everything the warm weather brings and highlig...
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Lynnie Que's at Lansing Airport
Posted on 05/15/2018 by  

We are lucky that in the community of Lansing we have an airport. I've been there many times over the years for various functions and sometimes it's fun just to watch on a nice day as planes take off and land. A building on the airport grounds once housed an Irish pu...
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The Odyssey
Venue Spotlight: The Odyssey
Posted on 05/14/2018 by  

As one of Chicago Southland’s premier banquet and meeting venues, The Odyssey Country Club features newly renovated rooms with views of rolling hills and lakes, making it the perfect place for your next event. Overlooking the par 72, 18-hotel golf course designed by...
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Group Tour Widget
Tour Chicago Southland's Newest Technology
Posted on 05/14/2018 by  

The Chicago Southland CVB is proud to announce new enhancements to the group tour section of the website with the addition of a new online planning widget for group tour planners. With this new addition, planners will have access to choose amenities of interest and submit fo...
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Firefighter Combat Challenge Returns to the Chicago Southland
Posted on 05/08/2018 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Are you ready to accept the challenge? Friday, May 4 – 5, 2018 the Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge is coming to the Chicago Southland! The coordinated efforts of the Tinley Park Fire Department Firefighter's Association and ...
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Lynwood, IL Hosts American Cornhole Organization Midwest Major
Posted on 05/08/2018 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Southland Center Ho-Chunk Nation Enterprise located in Lynwood is host to American Cornhole Organization (ACO)  Midwest Major. This event takes place Friday, May 25–26, 2018. American Cornhole Organization, is the governing body for the sport...
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Midlothian Home to World Wiffle® Ball Championship
Posted on 05/08/2018 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Midlothian’s Memorial Park is the new home for the World Wiffle® Ball Championship, taking place this summer July 14 –15. This four-decade bat and ball operation has grown the sport resulting in a move from South Bend, IN, which has been...
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Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
Exciting Attractions for Student Groups
Posted on 04/10/2018 by  

From educational experiences to cheering the home baseball team to victory and more, Chicago Southland welcomes youth groups to enjoy an outing with their peers. There’s plenty of fun to be had in the area! Here’s a look at some of the fun activities available...
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Southland Center
Venue Spotlight: Southland Center
Posted on 04/10/2018 by  

As one the premier venues in Chicago Southland, Southland Center welcomes sporting groups to take advantage of hosting their next tournament at the center, which is managed by the Indoor Sports Management Group. Since completing a full renovation of its venue in 2015 and ...
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The Spartan Stadium Series Sprint is coming to Toyota Park
Posted on 03/12/2018 by  

  Lansing, Ill. –The Village of Bridgeview welcomes Spartan Race, Inc. who will be holding their first Chicago area Spartan Stadium Series Sprint at Toyota Park. Scheduled race day is Saturday, October 20, 2018, with two “waves” of activity being on...
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Evil Horse Brewing Company
Out and About with the Brewmaster's Wife: Fun and Games at Evil Horse Brewing Company
Posted on 03/12/2018 by  

You may have heard of Evil Horse Brewing Co. in Crete or you may not have yet. It’s a great place to go and get some stellar beer in our tap room, but did you know that there’s tons of fun to be had there as well? Before I get too far into this, let me introdu...
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Start Planning Your Chicago Southland Adventure with the 2018 Visitors Guide!
Posted on 03/09/2018 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Are you looking to plan a weekend getaway? The 2018 Chicago Southland Visitors Guide is the perfect resource for vacations, day trippers, history & art enthusiasts, railfans, and families.   The Visitors Guide is full of travel inspiratio...
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Chicago Southland App
Meet Chicago Southland's New Molbile App
Posted on 03/07/2018 by  

The Chicago Southland CVB is proud to announce the launch of its new mobile app, allowing visitors to have Chicago Southland right at their fingertips. From an interactive map to coupons and more, visitors can use this free app to plan their stay in advance to find amenit...
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Chicago Gaelic Park
Venue Spotlight: Chicago Gaelic Park
Posted on 03/06/2018 by  

Located in Oak Forest, Chicago Southland’s Gaelic Park is a popular venue for social and sporting events. Filled with Irish charm, the venue welcomes guests throughout the year with a schedule of community events and availability to also host private functions. Known a...
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Posted on 03/02/2018 by  

April Food Day in the Chicago Southland Tinley Park, Ill. – United Way of Metro Chicago – South-Southwest Suburban Region’s (UWMC – SSW) sixth annual April Food Day event is once again fueling up with a new goal to raise over 109,000 pounds of food...
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Spartan Stadium Series Sprint, Midwest Paintball Championship & other Sports Events Projected to Bring over 20,000 Participants to Southland
Posted on 03/02/2018 by  

Lansing, Ill. – Every year we see more families building vacations around sporting events. Whether it’s a dragon boat festival, an all-star baseball weekend or a cornhole tournament, sports of all types are driving decisions for travel. Sports travel produces ove...
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The New Visit Chicago Southland APP is a Great Resource!
Posted on 02/28/2018 by  

NEWS RELEASE          The New Visit Chicago Southland APP is a Great Resource!   Lansing, Ill. – The Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau is proud to bring an amazing new experience to locals and trav...
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Accelerate Indoor Speedway & Events
Unique Meeting Spaces in Chicago Southland
Posted on 02/21/2018 by  

Ready to create an unforgettable meeting experience for your attendees?  Chicago Southland has a variety of venues, combining ample meeting space with unique, hands-on activities to create the perfect event for your group.  From outdoor adventures to sporting ev...
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Orland Park Civic Center
Venue Spotlight: Orland Park Civic Center
Posted on 02/21/2018 by  

Since opening in 1989, Orland Park Civic Center has welcomed visitors for both business meetings and social events. From training seminars and boardroom meetings to reunions and sporting events, the center has plenty of meeting space for your event to be remarkable.  ...
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La Banque Hotel
Venue Spotlight: La Banque Hotel
Posted on 01/10/2018 by  

If you’re in need of a smaller venue to host executives, look no further than La Banque Hotel in the heart of Homewood’s business district. Once the home of the old Homewood State Bank, it was converted to La Banque Hotel in 2013 and is now known for its luxuriou...
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Orland Park
Venue Spotlight: Homewood Suites by Hilton Orland Park and the Elements Conference Center
Posted on 01/10/2018 by  

Located in Orland Park, the Homewood Suites by Hilton Orland Park and the Elements Conference Center welcomes you to take advantage of the ease of having its meeting space and accommodations all under the same roof.   A Place to Meet   With 6,500 square...
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United States Hockey League Development Series in the Village of Orland Park Honored as a 2017 Champion of Economic Impact
Posted on 12/04/2017 by  

  Lansing Ill- Sports Destination Management, the leading publication with the largest circulation of sports event planners and tournament directors has announced the 2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism. This year’s winners are responsible for c...
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Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conference Center
Venue Spotlight: Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conference Center
Posted on 11/30/2017 by  

Conveniently located within easy access to Interstate 80, Interstate 294 and Interstate 90/94, Holiday Inn Chicago Matteson Conference Center is a hidden gem that offers you a relaxing and accommodating experience and is a great location to host your next event. With 10,0...
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Georgios Banquets, Quality Inn & Suites Conference Centre
Venue Spotlight: Georgios Banquets, Quality Inn & Suites Conference Centre
Posted on 11/30/2017 by  

In search of the perfect venue to host your conference or black-tie event? Look no further than the Georgios Banquets, Quality Inn & Suites Conference Centre in Orland Park, where you can celebrate, dine and spend the night. The venue can host up to 1,200 guests in it...
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