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Events in Southern Illinois

Whether you’re looking for a festival, marathon or something family-friendly to bring the kids to, ILLINOISouth has something for everyone. The region hosts over 900 events each year, and we pride ourselves on providing the most accurate event information so that you don’t miss a thing.

What are you waiting for? Explore our Event Calendar to find the perfect entertainment for you and your family during your visit.

Please use the color-coded map for reference.








Wabash County Farmers Market

May 29, 2021 - September 25, 2021
Market Street
Mount Carmel, IL

Monroe County Fair

July 18, 2021 - July 25, 2021
Monroe County Fairgrounds
Waterloo, IL

Clinton County Fair

July 18, 2021 - July 24, 2021
Carlyle, IL

Walldogs Mural Painting - Session 3

July 21, 2021 - July 25, 2021
Olney, IL

The Edwards County Fair

July 21, 2021 - July 31, 2021
Albion, Illinois
Albion, IL

Farm Heritage Days

July 23, 2021 - July 25, 2021
Greenville, IL

Illinois Cutting Horse

July 23, 2021 - July 25, 2021
Du Quoin, IL

The Marvelous Wonderettes

July 23, 2021 - July 25, 2021
Salem Community Theatre and Cultural Center
Salem, IL

Crawford County Fair

July 24, 2021 - July 31, 2021
Oblong, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

July 24, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Historic Farmers Market & Music on the Porch

July 24, 2021
back lot of 217 W. Main, Salem
Salem, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

July 24, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Carlyle Sailing Association Kinder Sail Camp

July 24, 2021
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

Concerts at Cross Street Station

July 24, 2021
Cross Street Station
Robinson, IL

Markets on Cross Street

July 24, 2021
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

Grayville Pig Out Hog Roast

July 24, 2021
Downtown
Grayville, IL

Taco Truck

July 24, 2021
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Carlyle Sailing Association Kinder Sail Camp

July 25, 2021
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

618 Tour Dirt Roads and Dive Bars

July 25, 2021
West End Event Center
Newton, IL

Music at Metter Park

July 25, 2021
206 E Legion
Columbia, IL

Municipal Band Summer Concert Series

July 27, 2021
Monroe County Courthouse Lawn
Waterloo, IL

Concert in the Park - Trenton

July 28, 2021
Trenton Community Park
Trenton, IL

78th Annual Novena to Our Lady of the Snows

July 28, 2021 - August 5, 2021
Belleville, IL

Bond County Fair

July 29, 2021 - August 3, 2021
Bond County Fairgrounds
Greenville, IL

Sounds of Summer ft. The Hagans

July 29, 2021
Bower Park
Olney, IL

Music in the Park

July 29, 2021
Albers Lehrter Park
Albers, IL

Hutsonville River Fest

July 30, 2021 - August 2, 2021
Hutsonville, IL

Holy Cross 150th Celebration Wendelin Picnic Weekend

July 30, 2021 - August 1, 2021
Holy Cross Parish
Newton, IL

Grand American Shooting Competition

July 30, 2021 - August 14, 2021
World Shooting and Recreational Complex
Sparta, IL

Family Fun Friday!

July 30, 2021
Downtown Greenville, IL
Greenville, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

July 31, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Historic Farmers Market & Music on the Porch

July 31, 2021
back lot of 217 W. Main, Salem
Salem, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

July 31, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Uncorked Festival

July 31, 2021
Red Hills State Park
Sumner, IL

Marion County Fair

July 31, 2021 - August 7, 2021
Marion County Fairgrounds
Salem, IL

618 Tour Dirt Roads and Dive Bars

July 31, 2021
West Side Lounge
Newton, IL

Markets on Cross Street

July 31, 2021
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

Music at Metter Park

August 1, 2021
206 E. Legion, Columbia, IL
Columbia, IL

Municipal Band Summer Concert Series

August 3, 2021
Monroe County Courthouse Lawn
Waterloo, IL

Brick Street Farmer's Market

August 4, 2021
Lebanon, IL

Ag Days

August 4, 2021 - August 7, 2021
Market Street Mount Carmel, IL
Mount Carmel, IL

Tarzan 2021

August 5, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Showcase Stage
Breese, IL

Oblong City Wide Garage Sale

August 6, 2021 - August 7, 2021
Oblong, IL

Oblong Antique Tractor and Engine Show

August 6, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Fairgrounds
Oblong, IL

Robinson City Wide Garage Sales

August 6, 2021 - August 7, 2021
Robinson, IL

Gateway Dulcimer Society Music Festival

August 6, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Four Points by Sheraton/Fountains Conference Center
Fairview Heights, IL

Peanut Butter & Jam Festival

August 6, 2021
Highland, IL

Cruise Night

August 6, 2021
Newton, IL

Mascoutah Homecoming

August 6, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Sheve Park
Mascoutah, IL

Music in the Park

August 6, 2021
McLeansboro, IL

Flat Rock Homecoming

August 7, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Flat Rock, IL

White Squirrel Triathlon

August 7, 2021
Musgrove Park
Olney, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

August 7, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Historic Farmers Market & Music on the Porch

August 7, 2021
back lot of 217 W. Main, Salem
Salem, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

August 7, 2021
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

August 7, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Brewery, Bottle & Jar Show

August 7, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Greenville, IL Farmers Market

August 7, 2021
201 S. Second St
Greenville, IL

White Squirrel Saddle Club Tractor Show

August 7, 2021
East Fork Arena
Olney, IL

Carlyle Sailing Assn. Hare and Hounds Cruise Race Series

August 7, 2021
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

Warehouse 300 - A Taste of Italy

August 7, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Warehouse 300
Trenton, IL

Concerts at Cross Street Station

August 7, 2021
Cross Street Station
Robinson, IL

Markets on Cross Street

August 7, 2021
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

Cannonball Downhill Derby

August 7, 2021
Roots'N'Que
Mt. Carmel, IL

Lebanon Classic Car Cruise

August 7, 2021
Lebanon, IL

618 Tour Dirt Roads and Dive Bars

August 8, 2021
Muddy Saloon
Wheeler, IL

Downtown Waterloo Concert Series

August 8, 2021
Waterloo, IL

Music at Metter Park

August 8, 2021
206 E Legion
Columbia, IL

White County Fair

August 9, 2021 - August 14, 2021
White County Fairgrounds
Carmi, IL

Municipal Band Summer Concert Series

August 10, 2021
Monroe County Courthouse Lawn
Waterloo, IL

Concert in the Park - Trenton

August 11, 2021
Trenton Community Park
Trenton, IL

Manion Bull Riding

August 13, 2021 - August 15, 2021
Du Quoin State Fairgrounds
Du Quoin, IL

Summer Speed Spectacular

August 13, 2021 - August 14, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Peanut Butter & Jam Festival

August 13, 2021
Highland, IL

National Boat Racing Association's Long Course Nationals

August 13, 2021
Raccoon Lake
Centralia, IL

Cruz-in the Dam Car Show Nationals

August 13, 2021
Mariner's Village Resort
Carlyle, IL

Family Fun Friday!

August 13, 2021
Downtown Greenville, IL
Greenville, IL

Friday Night at the Museum

August 13, 2021
Monroe County History Museum
Waterloo, IL

Marissa Coal Festival

August 13, 2021
Marissa, IL

Cumberland County Fair

August 14, 2021 - August 21, 2021
Greenup, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

August 14, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

660 Grudge Street Drag Races

August 14, 2021
Carmi Airport
Carmi, IL

Historic Farmers Market & Music on the Porch

August 14, 2021
back lot of 217 W. Main, Salem
Salem, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

August 14, 2021
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vandalia, Illinois Farmers' Market

August 14, 2021
South 4th Street
Vandalia, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

August 14, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

618 Tour Dirt Roads and Dive Bars

August 14, 2021
BJ's Saloon
Newton, IL

Markets on Cross Street

August 14, 2021
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

National Boat Racing Association's Long Course Nationals

August 14, 2021
Raccoon Lake
Centralia, IL

Maeystown Fire Dept. BBQ & Show Us Your Ride

August 15, 2021
Maeystown, IL

National Boat Racing Association's Long Course Nationals

August 15, 2021
Raccoon Lake
Centralia, IL

Municipal Band Summer Concert Series

August 17, 2021
Monroe County Courthouse Lawn
Waterloo, IL

Walldogs Mural Painting - Session 4

August 18, 2021 - August 22, 2021
303 S. Fair Street & 305 W. Main Street
Olney, IL

Brick Street Farmer's Market

August 18, 2021
Lebanon, IL

62nd Annual Steam, Gas, and Threshing Show

August 19, 2021 - August 22, 2021
Pinckneyville, IL

Divas' Night Out

August 19, 2021
Belleville, IL

Freeburg Homecoming

August 20, 2021 - August 21, 2021
Freeburg Recreation Park
Freeburg, IL

Southern Illinois Equine Horse Show

August 20, 2021 - August 22, 2021
Du Quoin, IL

Centralia Balloon Fest

August 20, 2021 - August 22, 2021
Centralia Foundation Park
Centralia, IL

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

August 20, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Indy Lights/NTT INDYCAR SERIES

August 20, 2021 - August 21, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Columbia Days

August 20, 2021 - August 21, 2021
Columbia, IL

Trentonfest Homecoming

August 20, 2021 - August 21, 2021
Trenton Community Park
Trenton, IL

Music in the Park

August 20, 2021
McLeansboro, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

August 21, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Annual Father Jerry 5K & Fun Run

August 21, 2021
Musgrove Park, Olney, IL
Olney, IL

Historic Farmers Market & Music on the Porch

August 21, 2021
back lot of 217 W. Main, Salem
Salem, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

August 21, 2021
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

August 21, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Belleville Flea Market

August 21, 2021 - August 22, 2021
Belleville, IL

Markets on Cross Street

August 21, 2021
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

"Remembering the Steamer Admiral" by Anne & James Blum

August 21, 2021
Monroe County History Museum
Waterloo, IL

Annual White Squirrel Car Show and Cruise

August 21, 2021 - August 22, 2021
Olney City Park
Olney, IL

WSCCC Car Cruise

August 21, 2021
Olney City Park,
Olney, IL

Germantown Spassfest - Breakfast in the Park

August 22, 2021
Schoendienst Park
Germantown, IL

WSCCC Car Show

August 22, 2021
Olney City Park, Olney, IL
Olney, IL



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