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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.








Voices & Votes: Democracy in America

August 28, 2021 - October 2, 2021
Salem, IL

Wayne City Bean Days

September 18, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Wayne City, IL

Walldogs Mural Painting - Session 5

September 22, 2021 - September 26, 2021
120 W. Cherry St., 409 S. Whittle Ave., & 317 S. Whittle Ave., Olney, IL
Olney, IL

Concert in the Park - Trenton

September 22, 2021
Trenton Community Park
Trenton, IL

Greenup Fall Festival - Leaping Into the Future

September 23, 2021 - September 25, 2021
Downtown
Greenup, IL

Rock of Ages

September 23, 2021 - October 3, 2021
Looking Glass Playhouse
Lebanon, IL

40th Annual Nashville Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival

September 24, 2021 - September 25, 2021
Nashville, IL

Maeystown Apple Peeling

September 24, 2021
The Rock Mill
Maeystown, IL

Forever Vintage Market

September 24, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

NHRA Midwest Nationals

September 24, 2021 - September 26, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Norris City Dairy Days

September 24, 2021 - September 25, 2021
Norris City, IL

Hot Air Balloons Over Marine

September 24, 2021 - September 25, 2021
Marine Village Park
Marine, IL

Edwardsville Art Fair

September 24, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Edwardsville City Park
Edwardsville, IL

Apple Butter Stirring

September 25, 2021
The Rock Mill
Maeystown, IL

Belleville Marathon

September 25, 2021
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

September 25, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

2021 National Public Lands Day

September 25, 2021
Carlyle, IL

Historic Farmers Market & Music on the Porch

September 25, 2021
back lot of 217 W. Main, Salem
Salem, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

September 25, 2021
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

September 25, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Wabash County Farmers Market

September 25, 2021
Market Street
Mount Carmel, IL

OAC Fall Festival

September 25, 2021
Olney City Park,
Olney, IL

Breese Optimist Fall Fest

September 25, 2021
Breese
Breese, IL

Kinmundy Log Cabin 44TH Annual Fall Festival

September 25, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Kinmundy, IL

KCTrail - Road Rally

September 25, 2021
Kaskaskia Cahokia Trail
Cahokia, IL

4th Annual Wine & Ale with Abe Street Fest

September 25, 2021
Vandalia Statehouse
Vandalia, IL

Appleknocker Festival

September 25, 2021
Flora Elementary School
Flora, IL

Markets on Cross Street

September 25, 2021
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

Van Man Discs 255/270 Series 2021

September 25, 2021
Konarcik Disc Golf Course
Waterloo, IL

Albion Paint Out

September 25, 2021
COUNTRY Financial Hall
Albion, IL

Fairfield Paint Out

September 26, 2021 - October 2, 2021
Fairfield, IL

618 Tour Dirt Roads and Dive Bars

September 26, 2021
MVP Happy Holler
Newton, IL

"Lively Family Indian Massacere" by Mike Jones

September 26, 2021
Monroe County History Museum
Waterloo, IL

Mule Days

September 30, 2021 - October 2, 2021
Enfield, IL

Apple Fest

October 1, 2021 - October 2, 2021
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Downtown Fright Market

October 1, 2021
Downtown Centralia
Centralia, IL

Stubbornfest

October 1, 2021 - October 2, 2021
Stubborn German Brewing Company
Waterloo, IL

ArtWalk & Apple Day

October 1, 2021 - October 2, 2021
Downtown Greenville, IL
Greenville, IL

Heath Toffee Festival and Parade

October 1, 2021 - October 2, 2021
Robinson, IL

Metro East Pride Fest

October 2, 2021
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

October 2, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

660 Grudge Street Drag Races

October 2, 2021
Carmi Airport
Carmi, IL

Annual Fall Festival

October 2, 2021
Keyes City Park
Du Quoin, IL

Annual White Squirrel Count

October 2, 2021
Olney, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

October 2, 2021
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Tour de Bluff

October 2, 2021
Prairie du Rocher Community Park
Prairie du Rocher, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

October 2, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Fall Festival - Lebanon

October 2, 2021
Lebanon, IL

Greenville, IL Farmers Market

October 2, 2021
201 S. Second St
Greenville, IL

Little Egypt Festival and Parade

October 2, 2021
Bryan Memorial Park
Salem, IL

Flea Market

October 2, 2021 - October 3, 2021
St. Clair County Event Center
Belleville, IL

Pumpkin Jamboree

October 2, 2021 - October 3, 2021
Belleville Eckert's
Belleville, IL

Great Train Expo

October 2, 2021 - October 3, 2021
Belle-Claire Fairgrounds
Belleville, IL

Wabash Valley Wine & Art Festival

October 2, 2021
Palestine, IL

2nd Annual Oktoberfest

October 2, 2021
Rotary Park
Olney, IL

618 Tour Dirt Roads and Dive Bars

October 2, 2021
West Side Lounge
Newton, IL

Airstravaganza

October 2, 2021
Greenville Regional Airport
Greenville, IL

Chili Cook Off

October 2, 2021
Beall Woods State Park
Mt. Carmel, IL

All-American Hot Rod Showdown

October 2, 2021 - October 3, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

"The Curse of Kaskaskia" by Shane Wagner

October 2, 2021
Monroe County History Museum
Waterloo, IL

Rick’s Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show

October 3, 2021
Grayville, IL

Wabash Valley Wine & Art Festival

October 3, 2021
Palestine, IL

FestiFall

October 3, 2021
Metter Park
Columbia, IL

Brick Street Farmer's Market

October 6, 2021
Lebanon, IL

Scarecrow Crawl

October 7, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Historic Main Street
Columbia, IL

White County Farm to Table Dinner

October 7, 2021
Carmi, IL

Carmi Kiwanis Corn Days

October 8, 2021 - October 9, 2021
Carmi, IL

Art in the Park - Highland

October 8, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Lindendale Park
Highland, IL

Belleville Chili Cook-Off

October 8, 2021 - October 9, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Love a Senior Day

October 8, 2021
Belleville, IL

Apple Fest

October 8, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Waterloo Haunted Trail

October 8, 2021 - October 9, 2021
Waterloo Sportsman's Club
Waterloo, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

October 9, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Annual White Squirrel Count

October 9, 2021
Olney, IL

Bill Cherry (Elvis)

October 9, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Chili Chase 5K

October 9, 2021
Belleville, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

October 9, 2021
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vandalia, Illinois Farmers' Market

October 9, 2021
South 4th Street
Vandalia, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

October 9, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Pumpkinfest - Waterloo

October 9, 2021
Downtown Waterloo
Waterloo, IL

Pumpkin Jamboree

October 9, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Belleville Eckert's
Belleville, IL

Carlyle Sailing Assn. Hare and Hounds Cruise Race Series

October 9, 2021
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

Fall Fest on the Farm

October 9, 2021
Marcoot Jersey Creamery
Greenville, IL

City of Albion Chowder

October 9, 2021
Edwards County Courthouse
Albion, IL

Combined Final with 255/270 Series

October 9, 2021
Clinton Hills Disc Golf Course
Swansea, IL

French & Indian War Encampment

October 9, 2021 - October 10, 2021
Fort de Chartres
Prairie du Rocher, IL

Celebrate Centralia Art+Wine+Music Festival

October 9, 2021
Centralia, IL

Lebanon Classic Car Cruise

October 9, 2021
Lebanon, IL

Oktoberfest Arts, Crafts & Antique Show

October 10, 2021
Maeystown, IL

Test'n'Tune

October 13, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Witches Ghoulish Night Out 2021

October 14, 2021
Columbia, IL

1st Annual Downtown Belleville Witches Brew Walk

October 14, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

American Thresherman Association's Fall Festival

October 15, 2021 - October 17, 2021
Pinckneyville, IL

Waterloo Haunted Trail

October 15, 2021 - October 16, 2021
Waterloo Sportsman's Club
Waterloo, IL

Haunted Trail

October 15, 2021 - October 16, 2021
Tractor Supply Company Parking Lot
Carlyle, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

October 16, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Annual White Squirrel Count

October 16, 2021
Olney, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

October 16, 2021
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vine Street Market at O'Fallon Station

October 16, 2021
O'Fallon, IL

Belleville Flea Market

October 16, 2021 - October 17, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Mascoutah Fall Fest, Chili Cook-Off & Car Show

October 16, 2021
Mascoutah, IL

Pumpkin Jamboree

October 16, 2021 - October 17, 2021
Belleville Eckert's
Belleville, IL

Fall Festival

October 16, 2021
Chester, Illinois
Chester, IL

Pick of the Patch Fall Festival

October 16, 2021
Dam West Recreation Area
Carlyle, IL

Tour de Belleville - Ride Like an Egyptian

October 16, 2021
United Methodist Church
Belleville, IL

Apple Fest

October 16, 2021 - October 17, 2021
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Flügel Fest

October 16, 2021
Highland, IL

Monster Crawl 2021

October 16, 2021
RAIL Coffee Room
Centralia, IL

Howl 'OWeen Pet Parade, Races & Block Party

October 17, 2021
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Wide Open Wednesday

October 20, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Walldogs Mural Painting - Session 5

October 20, 2021 - October 24, 2021
400 S. Kitchell Ave., Olney, IL
Olney, IL

Haunted Belleville Walking Tour

October 20, 2021 - October 23, 2021
Labor & Industrial Museum
Belleville, IL

Professional Test Session (Conducted By WWTR)

October 21, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Divas' Night Out

October 21, 2021
Belleville, IL



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