Colona, Illinois is a recreational paradise. Many recreational amenities are found along the Rock River and the Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park, which goes through town from one end to the other. Enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, boating, and even snowmobiling in the winter! Colona also has a shooting range, a campground/resort with many amenities, and a winery/ bistro. Come visit Colona and discover why every day can be a Vacation Day! Nine parks can be found throughout the town! They feature family-friendly activities including ball diamonds, basketball courts, soccer fields, playgrounds, lots of pavilions for family events, and even horseshoe pits!
- Memorial Weekend Carnival and Parade
- Freedom Celebration & Fireworks
- Hennepin Hustle 5K Run & Walk
- Fort Obie Rendezvous
- Christmas on the Canal