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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.









Every Thursday Happy Hour at Hidden Lake Winery

January 27, 2022 - January 27, 2023
Hidden Lake Winery
Aviston, IL

Every Friday Open Mic Night with Brad Noe

January 28, 2022 - January 27, 2023
Hidden Lake Winery
Aviston, IL

Every Sunday Brunch with Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar

January 30, 2022 - January 29, 2023
Hidden Lake Winery
Aviston, IL

Every Wednesday Farmers Market on the Square

June 1, 2022 - September 28, 2022
Downtown Charleston Square
Charleston, IL

Fairfield Paint Out

September 27, 2022 - October 1, 2022
Fairfield, IL

Open House & Ribbon Cutting

September 28, 2022
Highland Emporium LLC
Highland, IL

Trenton Concerts in the Park

September 28, 2022
Trenton Community Park
Trenton, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

September 29, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Wine for Whiskers

September 29, 2022
The Weingarten
Belleville, IL

NHRA Midwest Nationals

September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Heath Harvest Fest

September 30, 2022 - October 1, 2022
Robinson, IL

Stubbornfest

September 30, 2022 - October 1, 2022
Stubborn German Brewing Company
Waterloo, IL

Downtown Fright Market

September 30, 2022
Centralia, IL

Drew Sheafor Performing

September 30, 2022
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

The Vandoliers

September 30, 2022 - October 1, 2022
Carmi VFW
Carmi, IL

Sweet N' Spooky Gingerbread Class

September 30, 2022
Nichols Community Center
Belleville, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

October 1, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

2022 Fall Fest

October 1, 2022
Keyes Park
Du Quoin, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

October 1, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

October 1, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Annual White Squirrel Count

October 1, 2022 - October 15, 2022
Olney, IL

Apple Day

October 1, 2022
Downtown Greenville, IL
Greenville, IL

Lebanon Fall Festival

October 1, 2022
Downtown Lebanon
Lebanon, IL

Columbia Scarecrow Crawl

October 1, 2022 - October 31, 2022
Historic Main Street
Columbia, IL

Freeburg Fall Festival & Chili Cookoff

October 1, 2022
Freeburg Village Park
Freeburg, IL

2022 Metro East Pride Fest

October 1, 2022
West Main Street - Belleville, IL
Belleville, IL

Wabash Valley Wine & Art Festival

October 1, 2022 - October 2, 2022
Palestine, IL

“New Design and Its Forgotten Cemetery” by Scott Woodsmall

October 1, 2022
History Museum of Monroe County
Waterloo, IL

Belleville Indie Market: After Dark

October 1, 2022
Seven Belleville
Belleville, IL

Wurstmarkt & Country Store

October 2, 2022
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Waterloo, IL

TURF 3rd Annual Pink 5K

October 2, 2022
Turf Bar and Banquet
Breese, IL

Columbia FestiFall

October 2, 2022
Metter Park
Columbia, IL

Harvest Festival

October 2, 2022
Hidden Lake Winery
Aviston, IL

Couch to 5k

October 4, 2022 - December 1, 2022
Football Field at Southwestern IL Justice & Workforce Development Campus
Belleville, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

October 6, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Carmi Kiwanis Corn Days

October 7, 2022 - October 8, 2022
Carmi, IL

Belleville Chili Cook-Off

October 7, 2022 - October 8, 2022
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Art in the Park - Highland

October 7, 2022 - October 9, 2022
Lindendale Park
Highland, IL

Witches Night Out at The Castle

October 7, 2022
Castle Ridge
Centralia, IL

O'Fest 2022

October 7, 2022 - October 9, 2022
The Olde Wicks Factory
Highland, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

October 8, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

October 8, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

October 8, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vandalia Farmers Market

October 8, 2022
Vandalia, IL

Fall Fest at the Fairgrounds

October 8, 2022
Clinton County Fairgrounds
Carlyle, IL

Goose Creek Fall Festival

October 8, 2022
Hubbell Warehouse
Odin, IL

Old Capital Car, Truck, & Bike Show

October 8, 2022
Downtown Vandalia
Vandalia, IL

Pumpkinfest - Waterloo

October 8, 2022
Downtown Waterloo
Waterloo, IL

CSA Hare and Hounds

October 8, 2022
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

Fall Family Festival

October 8, 2022
American Farm Heritage Museum
Greenville, IL

Fall Fest on the Farm

October 8, 2022
Marcoot Jersey Creamery
Greenville, IL

Carmi Drag Racing

October 8, 2022
Carmi Airport
Carmi, IL

Lebanon Car Cruise

October 8, 2022
Downtown Lebanon
Lebanon, IL

Witches & Wizards Night Out

October 8, 2022
O'Fallon Downtown District
O'Fallon, IL

Oktoberfest Arts, Crafts and Antique Show

October 9, 2022
Maeystown Preservation Society Mill
Maeystown, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

October 13, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Columbia Witches Ghoulish Night Out

October 13, 2022
Main Street
Columbia, IL

Witches Brew Walk 2022

October 13, 2022
Venue on Main
Belleville, IL

Witches Night Out!

October 13, 2022
Downtown Greenville
Greenville, IL

Halloweenville 2022

October 14, 2022 - September 29, 2022
American Farm Heritage Museum
Greenville, IL

Hocus Pocus Hayride

October 14, 2022
Laderman Park
Belleville, IL

Smithton Haunted Trail

October 14, 2022 - October 15, 2022
Smithton Park
Smithton, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

October 15, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

October 15, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

October 15, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Pumpkin Decorating Contest at Vine Street Market

October 15, 2022
Vine Stree Market
O'Fallon, IL

“Waterloo’s 125th Anniversary Quilts” by Sue Oerter

October 15, 2022
History Museum of Monroe County
Waterloo, IL

RAIL Monster Crawl 2022

October 15, 2022
RAIL Coffee Room
Centralia, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

October 20, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Witches of Waterloo Night Out

October 20, 2022
Downtown Waterloo
Waterloo, IL

Haunted Trail

October 21, 2022 - October 22, 2022
Dam West Boat Ramp
Carlyle, IL

Haunted Trail at Kinmundy Log Cabin Village

October 21, 2022 - October 22, 2022
Kinmundy Log Cabin
Kinmundy, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

October 22, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

October 22, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

"Color My World" Quilt Show & Vendor Fair

October 22, 2022
Salem Community Center
Salem, IL

Treasures in the Park Craft Fair

October 22, 2022
Shiloh Community Park
Shiloh, IL

Brown Bear Bar Crawl

October 22, 2022 - October 23, 2022
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL



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