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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.








Scarecrow Crawl

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

Waterloo Haunted Trail

October 22, 2021 - October 23, 2021
Waterloo Sportsman's Club
Waterloo, IL

Art on the Square

October 22, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Haunted Trail at Kinmundy Log Cabin Village

October 22, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Kinmundy, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

October 23, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Home & Business Expo

October 23, 2021
The Orchard
Salem, IL

Treasures in the Park Craft Fair

October 23, 2021
14 Park Drive
Shiloh, IL

Gun & Knife Show

October 23, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds and Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Harvest Hop

October 23, 2021
Dowtown
Trenton, IL

Apple Fest

October 23, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Pumpkin Jamboree

October 23, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Belleville Eckert's
Belleville, IL

"My Quiltworx Journey" by Julie Connell

October 23, 2021
Monroe County History Museum
Waterloo, IL

Stash the Keys; Dueling Keyboards

October 23, 2021
Fox Creek Vineyards
Olney, IL

Trunk or Treat

October 23, 2021
McKendree Metro Rec Plex
O'Fallon, IL

Trunk or Treat on the Brickstreet

October 23, 2021
Downtown
Lebanon, IL

Camp du Bois Historic Site, 195 N. Main St, Wood River, IL 62095

October 23, 2021 - October 24, 2021
Sat, Oct 23, 9am - 5pm. Sun, Oct 24, 9am - 2pm
, IL

Witches Night Out

October 24, 2021
Lebanon, IL

Construction Career Expo

October 25, 2021 - October 29, 2021
Belleville, IL

TrustBank Halloween Parade

October 29, 2021
Downtown Olney, IL
Olney, IL

Haunted Trail at Kinmundy Log Cabin Village

October 29, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Kinmundy, IL

Oblong Fall Follies/Band Fest

October 30, 2021
Oblong, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

October 30, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Riverview Ramble

October 30, 2021
Mount Carmel, IL

22nd Annual Craft Fair

October 30, 2021
Centralia Recreation Complex
Centralia, IL

Annual Halloween Parade and Fall Festival

October 30, 2021
Centralia, IL

Soup and Chili Cook Off and Cupcake Wars

October 30, 2021
New Baden Community Park
New Baden, IL

99th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration

October 30, 2021
Downtown
Pinckneyville, IL

Halloween Hi-Jinks

October 30, 2021
Columbia, IL

Apple Fest

October 30, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Pumpkin Jamboree

October 30, 2021 - October 31, 2021
Belleville Eckert's
Belleville, IL

Night of Destruction full-contact drags

October 30, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Trunk or Treat Marshall

October 30, 2021
Downtown Marshall
Marshall, IL

Marshall Fall Frolic

October 30, 2021
Downtown Courthouse Square/Gazebo Marshall
Marshall, IL

City Wide Trick or Treat

October 30, 2021
Marshall, IL

Wrestling

October 30, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Flora Halloween Parade

October 30, 2021
Downtown Flora
Flora, IL

Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2021
Downtown Waterloo
Waterloo, IL

The Apollo Experience

November 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021
Bryan-Bennett Library
Salem, IL

Junktique Market Days

November 5, 2021 - November 6, 2021
Charley Brown Park
Flora, IL

Moonlight Madness Sale

November 5, 2021
Nashville, Illinois
Nashville, IL

Belleville Shriner's Parade

November 5, 2021
Downtown Public Square
Belleville, IL

Old Town Farmer's Market

November 6, 2021
Downtown
Belleville, IL

Holiday Craft & Flea Market - Fairfield

November 6, 2021
Fairfield, IL

40 Mile Relay

November 6, 2021
Carl Sandburg Elementary School, 1924 Reynolds Drive, Charleston, IL
Charleston, IL

Holiday Bazaar - Olney

November 6, 2021
Olney City Park
Olney, IL

Festive Flea Markets

November 6, 2021 - November 7, 2021
St. Clair County Event Center
Belleville, IL

Fort de Chartres Winter Rendezvous & Woodswalk

November 6, 2021
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site
Prairie du Rocher, IL

Holiday Pop-Up Market

November 6, 2021
Cross Street Station
Robinson, IL

Woodcarvers Show

November 6, 2021 - November 7, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

O'Fallon Panther Band Boosters Art & Craft Fair

November 6, 2021 - November 7, 2021
O'Fallon Township High School
O'Fallon, IL

"The National Archives Past, Present and Future" by Wesley Braswell

November 6, 2021
Monroe County History Museum
Waterloo, IL

Art & Wine Walk

November 6, 2021
Belleville, IL

Fort de Chartres Winter Rendezvous & Woodswalk

November 7, 2021
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site
Prairie du Rocher, IL

Gifts from the Heart

November 10, 2021
Belleville, IL

Albion - Veterans Day Display

November 10, 2021 - November 12, 2021
Albion Square, Albion, IL
Albion, IL

Veterans Day Flags and Program

November 11, 2021
Newton Courthouse
Newton, IL

Belleville Veterans Day Memorial

November 11, 2021
Belleville, IL

Lend Me a Tenor

November 11, 2021 - November 21, 2021
Looking Glass Playhouse
Lebanon, IL

Olde Tyme Christmas

November 12, 2021 - November 13, 2021
Vandalia, IL

WNOI Holiday Bazaar

November 12, 2021 - November 13, 2021
Flora, IL

Santa's Corner

November 12, 2021 - November 13, 2021
Across from City Hall
Vandalia, IL

Frauenabend/Ladies Night Out

November 12, 2021
Maeystown, IL

WonderLight's Christmas

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

D12 Fall Craft and Vendor Fair

November 13, 2021
Breese, IL

Youth Pheasant Hunt

November 13, 2021
Carlyle, IL

Soroptimist Club - Build A Snowman

November 13, 2021
Vandalia, IL

Brewery, Bottle & Jar Show

November 13, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Auto Swap Meet

November 14, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Drift STL

November 14, 2021
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Gingerbread Creation Preview

November 14, 2021
Nichols Community Center
Belleville, IL

Mistletoe Market Days

November 17, 2021 - November 21, 2021
Warehouse 300
Trenton, IL

Gingerbread Walk Display

November 17, 2021 - January 1, 2022
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Cracklin' Christmas

November 18, 2021
Pinckneyville, IL

Divas' Night Holiday Style

November 18, 2021
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Christmas Magic Weekend - Robinson

November 19, 2021 - November 21, 2021
Robinson, IL

Moonlight Madness - Flora

November 19, 2021
Downtown
Flora, IL

Victorian Holiday

November 19, 2021
Lebanon, IL

Way of Lights Christmas Lights

November 19, 2021 - December 31, 2021
National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
Belleville, IL

The "Nutcracker" Ballet and Concert

November 20, 2021
Love Church
Belleville, IL

Breakfast with Santa at Eckert's

November 20, 2021
Belleville Eckerts
Belleville, IL

Palestine Preservation Projects Society Cookie Walk

November 20, 2021
Fife Opera House
Palestine, IL

Holiday Flea Markets

November 20, 2021 - November 21, 2021
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Girls Day Out Vendor Fair

November 20, 2021
The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
Belleville, IL

Holiday Pop-Up Market

November 20, 2021
Cross Street Station
Robinson, IL

Metro East Model Railroad Club Open House

November 20, 2021
Old Fire House / Town Hall
Glen Carbon, IL

Holiday Hunt

November 20, 2021
Historic Main Street
Columbia, IL

Victorian Holiday

November 20, 2021
Lebanon, IL

"Clothing Worn at Fort DeCharters in the 1700's" by Les Ames De Charters

November 20, 2021
Monroe County History Museum
Waterloo, IL

Breakfast with Santa at Eckert's

November 21, 2021
Belleville Eckerts
Belleville, IL

Red Bud Christmas Walk

November 21, 2021
Red Bud, IL

The "Nutcracker" Ballet and Concert

November 21, 2021
Love Church
Belleville, IL

Illinois Trekkers Way of Lights Walk

November 22, 2021
Our Lady of the Snows
Belleville, IL



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