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Downtown Geneva

Downtown1With a Metra stop and the Herrington Inn & Spa, an elegant hotel overlooking the Fox River, Geneva's historic downtown is a perfect weekend getaway. Explore our wineries and breweries, sweet shops and fine restaurants, and a sea of independent boutiques. Visit the French Market on Sundays from April to November.

Geneva Commons

GenevaCommons1Popular national stores are abound at Geneva Commons, a retail complex in an open-air setting. Family-friendly and seasonal events are held at the Geneva Commons' green. From apparel to furniture, clusters of major retailers are conveniently located south of Geneva Commons on Randall Road.

Parks & Trails

Bench 1Accessible from downtown Geneva, the Fox River Trail connects to Island Park and Fabyan Forest Preserve, home of the five-story Dutch windmill. Canoe or kayak the Fox River, find a playground or go hiking. Plan your day outdoors at the Forest Preserve District of Kane County and Geneva Park District.

Sports

Cougar1Attend a Kane County Cougars baseball game for exciting, yet affordable family fun along Kirk Road. A day at the ballpark includes concessions, the KidZone, theme nights, and fireworks. Cheer on the Chicago Steel hockey team at the Fox Valley Ice Arena. Drop in for public skate hours with skate rentals.

Arts & Culture

Mural1The Geneva History Museum offers a main gallery with "Geneva's Story" and a feature gallery. The Museum provides guided and self-guided tours, in architecture, cemeteries, and public art. Tours are also offered at the Fabyan Villa Museum and Japanese Garden located on a historic riverbank estate. History of Geneva

Festivals & Events

FOV2The Geneva Chamber of Commerce organizes annual festivals, including Swedish Days, Geneva Arts Fair, Festival of the Vine, and Christmas Walk. In August Geneva Concours d'Elegance brings rows of prized automobiles to Third Street. Check Upcoming Events and the Special Events Calendar for details.