To promote and protect public health and safety, the Village of Bourbonnais Administration and Public Works lobbies are temporarily closed until further notice. Services are available online or by calling 815-937-3570 during business hours. Credit card processing fees will be waived for the next 60 days (effective 3.20.20).


the Chicago Bears playingLocated 45 miles south of Chicago, the Village of Bourbonnais sits along the Interstate-57 corridor in the scenic Kankakee River Valley. Best known as the summer home of the Chicago Bears since 2001 and Olivet Nazarene University which was established in 1907.

The Village of Bourbonnais boasts beautiful landscapes and natural resources which offer local residents and visitors an array of recreational activities throughout the year. The Village of Bourbonnais welcomes you to virtually explore events, attractions, destinations, award-winning education, village history and have your questions conveniently answered via the frequently-asked questions page.

The Village of Bourbonnais’ goal as a growing community is to continually improve efforts to provide public information and help increase communication between local government and residents, businesses and visitors. What better way than to have all the information you need right at your fingertips!

Come for a visit. Stay in a community who cares. Your future home awaits…