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Visit Elgin, Illinois

Discover things to do on an Elgin, Illinois, getaway

About Explore Elgin Area

The Elgin Area in Illinois is rich in heritage and natural beauty. Find out more about this diverse, creative community that combines rural traditions with a vibrant cultural scene.

THE ELGIN AREA COMMUNITIES

There are 10 communities in the Fox River. Elgin is the largest with over 105,000 residents. Discover each community’s unique flavor and attractions.

ABOUT THE ELGIN AREA CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

The Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau works to enhance the economic and environmental well-being of the Elgin Area through marketing the area to tourists, event planners, tournament directors and group tour organizers. Meet our team and learn about our mission.

MEDIA CENTER

Welcome to the media center for the Elgin Area in Illinois. If you are researching and writing stories on the area, you’ll find information here on events, attractions, businesses and adventures.

THE NORTHWEST CHICAGOLAND SPORTS COMMISSION

The Northwest Chicagoland Sports Commission is a non-profit organizationOur mission is to attract and facilitate sporting events that bring economic gain to the Northwest Chicagoland area.

BE INVOLVED IN LOCAL SPORTS EVENTS

Volunteering with the Sports Commission is a great opportunity to gain valuable field experience and get involved with the local community. Our volunteers play a vital role in numerous sports events.

Visitor’s Guide

Get our Visitor’s Guide for all you need to know about the Elgin area.

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