Chicago….83 miles
Bloomington….74 miles
Springfield….137 miles
Dubuque….154 miles

From Interstate 80

Take exit 93 or exit 90. From exit 93, follow Illinois Route 71 southwest to Illinois Route 23. Follow Route 23 south through downtown Ottawa and past Main Street. Riverfest is located on the Northwest side of the bridge on Ottawa’s riverfront (Woodward Memorial Drive and Albin Stevens Drive). From exit 90, follow Illinois Route 23 south and follow directions above.

From Interstate 39

Take Interstate 80 east to Exit 90. Follow Illinois Route 23 south through downtown Ottawa and past Main Street. Riverfest is located on the Northwest side of the bridge on Ottawa’s riverfront (Woodward Memorial Drive and Albin Stevens Drive).

From Streator

Follow Illinois Route 23 north into Ottawa. Cross the Illinois River into downtown. Riverfest is located on the Northwest side of the bridge on Ottawa’s riverfront (Woodward Memorial Drive and Albin Stevens Drive).

From Starved Rock State Park

Exit the park onto Illinois Route 71. Follow Route 71 east to Illinois Route 23 in Ottawa. Turn north, cross the Illinois River Bridge into downtown. Riverfest is located on the Northwest side of the bridge on Ottawa’s riverfront (Woodward Memorial Drive and Albin Stevens Drive)

From Utica

Take Illinois Route 178 north to the intersection with U.S. Route 6. Turn east and follow Route 6 into Ottawa. Take Illinois Route 23south through downtown Ottawa and past Main Street. Riverfest is located on the Northwest side of the bridge on Ottawa’s riverfront (Woodward Memorial Drive and Albin Stevens Drive).

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