Romeoville offers a diverse selection of cultural events and entertainment. Throughout the year, residents and visitors are invited to attend a variety of carnivals, firework displays, arts & crafts shows as well as several annual favorites.
Families enjoy summertime park parties, a concert and car show series, and movies under the stars at the Romeoville Toyota Pavilion at Deer Crossing Park May to September. The community’s signature end-of-summer event, RomeoFest, draws around 50,000 guests and features outstanding fireworks and a variety of family entertainment.
Sports enthusiasts enjoy excellent recreation activities at Bowlero, Canlan Ice Sports Arena, Edward Hospital Athletic & Event Center and one of Chicagoland’s premier golf courses – Mistwood Golf Club. In 2016, Mistwood was named “Top 50 Best Public Range” by Golf Range Association of America and in 2019, was named “100 Best Club Fitter” by Golf Digest.
Visitors can find Isle a La Cache Museum along the Illinois & Michigan Canal Heritage Corridor. Past and present come together in vibrant displays including tools, weapons, beaver pelts and period artifacts. Individuals who enjoy the performing arts should visit Lewis University, home of the Phillip Lynch Theater.
In addition to local amenities, Romeoville residents are only minutes away from neighboring communities offering theater productions, night clubs, comedy clubs, casinos and family entertainment. Professional minor league baseball is located just to the south in Joliet where families can enjoy an affordable night of family entertainment watching the Joliet Slammers.
Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel and Hollywood Casino are located within 10 miles of the community. Concerts, motorsports and more occur regularly at the Route 66 Raceway. Proximity to the City of Chicago also offers great access to cultural and art events.
Square Miles: 19
Median Age: 32.5
Median Housing Income: $73,114
Number of Households: 12,250
Average Home Value: $197,243
Number of Housing Units: 12,993
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, ESRI forecasts of 2018