- Our list of the best things to do in Dekalb, Illinois, features the top 107 nearby activities — including 43 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
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Northern Illinois Un, Dekalb, IL 60115 MoreLess Info
Consisting of a variety of athletic facilities, Northern Illinois University Athletics is home to many of the university's sport teams. The largest facility, the Huskie Stadium, hosts home football games with over 30,000 seats.
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.
NIU Convocation Center is a venue for monster trucks, live music, basketball games, conventions, and other entertainment events. The facility can seat 10,000 people and is operated by Northern Illinois University.
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.