- TripBuzz found 93 things to do with kids in or near De Kalb, Illinois, including 90 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like St. Charles, Geneva, Dekalb and Cherry Valley.
- From Ellwood House Museum to Shabbona Lake State Park, the De Kalb area offers 104 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Lake, Historic Homes and Parks.
- Named after decorated Revolutionary War hero Johann de Kalb, the city of De Kalb is located in Illinois' northern region. Home to Northern Illinois University the city is primarily known as a college town and residential community. Visitors can enjoy tours of various historic landmarks and museums as well as golf courses and local parks.
Carmike Market Square 10 Cinema is a movie theater and amusement center. good movies are up on the showreel and snacks like popcorn and soda complete the movie going experience. It is spacious and fuzzy.
Stage Coach Players is a musical theater that features live musical productions and has the goal of fostering an appreciation of theatre. The cinema offers bundled ticketing options and has discounts for children under the age of 12.
A small art gallery in the same building as the Dekalb Chamber of Commerce, the Nehring Cultural & Tourism Center features a variety of exhibits. Some exhibits center on art, while others center on natural or cultural history.
Dekalb Park District features a number of parks and facilities. Parks offer a wide range of recreational activities including playgrounds, soccer fields, golf courses, sports complexes' and historic museum flower gardens.
Opened in 1965, the NIU Huskie Stadium is a 30,998 seat multipurpose stadium and home to the NIU Huskies. The stadium features a dual lighting system, a scoreboard with an 11-by-15-foot video display system, and concessions areas.