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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 Saturday 18th Street Farmers Market

May 28, 2022 - September 24, 2022
Charleston, IL

Every Wednesday Farmers Market on the Square

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

Historic Farmer's Market & Music On The Porch

June 18, 2022 - August 27, 2022
Salem, Illinois
Salem, IL

Grand American World Trapshooting Championships

August 3, 2022 - August 13, 2022
World Shooting & Recreational Complex
Sparta, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

August 11, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Highland Thursday Night Live Concert Series

August 11, 2022
Downtown Square
Highland, IL

Oblong Antique Tractor and Engine Show

August 12, 2022 - August 14, 2022
Fairgrounds
Oblong, IL

National Boat Racing Long Course Championships

August 12, 2022 - August 14, 2022
Raccoon Lake
Centralia, IL

Peanut Butter and Jam Festival

August 12, 2022
Downtown Square
Highland, IL

Tunnels to Towers Golf Event

August 12, 2022
Annbriar Golf Course
Waterloo, IL

Cruisin the Dam Car Show

August 12, 2022
Mariner's Village Resort
Carlyle, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

August 12, 2022
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Matthew Adermann Performing

August 12, 2022
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Midnight Madness

August 12, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

August 13, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

August 13, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

August 13, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vandalia Farmers Market

August 13, 2022
Vandalia, IL

Wabash County Farmer's Market

August 13, 2022
300 Block of Market St.
Mt. Carmel, IL

Cross Street Market

August 13, 2022
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

CHIEF Summer Jeep Jam & Poker Run

August 13, 2022
Columbia, IL

CSA Hare and Hounds

August 13, 2022
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

Experience Live Music Row

August 13, 2022
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Cumberland County Fair

August 13, 2022 - August 20, 2022
Greenup, IL

Pandemic

August 13, 2022
History Museum of Monroe County
Waterloo, IL

Randy's Double R Bar Block Party

August 13, 2022
Randy's Double R Bar Block Party
Waterloo, IL

Music At The Park

August 13, 2022
334 N. Market Street Merchant's Park
Mount Carmel, IL

Mt. Carmel Music in the Park

August 13, 2022
Merchants Park
Mt. Carmel, IL

Millstadt Summer Social

August 14, 2022
Liederkranz Park
Millstadt, IL

Downtown Waterloo Concert Series

August 14, 2022
Downtown Waterloo Bandstand
Waterloo, IL

Prairie du Rocher Party in the Park

August 17, 2022
Prairie du Rocher Village Park
Prairie du Rocher, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

August 18, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

NSA Senior Super World Series

August 18, 2022 - August 21, 2022
O'Fallon Family Sports Park
O'Fallon, IL

Divas' Night Out

August 18, 2022
Belleville, IL

Painting with Stacey

August 18, 2022
The Weingarten
Belleville, IL

Highland Thursday Night Live Concert Series

August 18, 2022
Downtown Square
Highland, IL

Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Series

August 19, 2022 - August 20, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Centralia Balloon Fest

August 19, 2022 - August 21, 2022
Foundation Park
Centralia, IL

Columbia Days

August 19, 2022
Columbia, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

August 19, 2022
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

August 20, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

August 20, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

August 20, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Wabash County Farmer's Market

August 20, 2022
300 Block of Market St.
Mt. Carmel, IL

Cross Street Market

August 20, 2022
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

So Long Summer Explore Waterloo

August 20, 2022
Participating Waterloo Retailers
Waterloo, IL

2nd Annual Putt Pub Crawl

August 20, 2022
Millstadt VFW Post 7980
Millstadt, IL

Carmi Drag Racing

August 20, 2022
Carmi Airport
Carmi, IL

Columbia Days Parade

August 20, 2022
Historic Columbia Main Street
Columbia, IL

Barlympics

August 20, 2022
Sure Shot
Mascoutah, IL

Waterloo Fire Dept. BBQ & Car Show

August 21, 2022
Historic Maeystown
Maeystown, IL

Trenton Concerts in the Park

August 24, 2022
Trenton Community Park
Trenton, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

August 25, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Highland Thursday Night Live Concert Series

August 25, 2022
Downtown Square
Highland, IL

Friday Night Frenzy

August 26, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Du Quoin State Fair

August 26, 2022 - September 5, 2022
DuQuoin State Fairgrounds
Du Quoin, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

August 26, 2022
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Waterloo Homecoming

August 26, 2022 - August 27, 2022
Courthouse Square
Waterloo, IL

34th Midwest Salute to the Arts

August 26, 2022 - August 28, 2022
Moody Park
Fairview Heights, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

August 27, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

August 27, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

New Baden Farmers Market

August 27, 2022
New Baden Village Park
New Baden, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

August 27, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Wabash County Farmer's Market

August 27, 2022
300 Block of Market St.
Mt. Carmel, IL

Caffeine and Chrome

August 27, 2022
Gateway Classic Cars
O'Fallon, IL

Cross Street Market

August 27, 2022
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

Gun and Knife Show

August 27, 2022 - August 28, 2022
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds and Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Catalina Wine Mixer

August 27, 2022
The Weingarten
Belleville, IL

WWTR Bracket Series # 11

August 27, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

“My Visit to South Georgia and Antarctica" by Susan Rick

August 27, 2022
History Museum of Monroe County
Waterloo, IL

Music At The Park

August 27, 2022
334 N. Market Street Merchant's Park
Mount Carmel, IL

Mt. Carmel Music in the Park

August 27, 2022
Merchants Park
Mt. Carmel, IL

WWTR Finale Bracket Series # 12

August 28, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Wide Open Wednesday

August 31, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

September 1, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Highland Thursday Night Live Concert Series

September 1, 2022
Downtown Square
Highland, IL

Pioneer City Labor Day Festival & Rodeo

September 2, 2022 - September 5, 2022
Palestine, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

September 2, 2022
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Midwest Wing Fest

September 2, 2022 - September 3, 2022
Fairview Heights, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

September 3, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

September 3, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

September 3, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Wabash County Farmer's Market

September 3, 2022
300 Block of Market St.
Mt. Carmel, IL

Cross Street Market

September 3, 2022
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

Greenville Farmers Market

September 3, 2022
201 S. Second St
Greenville, IL

Antique Show

September 3, 2022 - September 4, 2022
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds and Expo Center
Belleville, IL

Eckert's AppleFest

September 3, 2022 - September 4, 2022
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Honeycrisp Weekend

September 3, 2022 - September 5, 2022
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Lebanon Car Cruise

September 3, 2022
Downtown Lebanon
Lebanon, IL

Belleville Labor Day Parade

September 5, 2022
Belleville, IL

Nashville Farmers Market

September 8, 2022
Nashville Courthouse
Nashville, IL

Highland Thursday Night Live Concert Series

September 8, 2022
Downtown Square
Highland, IL

Midwest Jrs. and Division 3 Jr. Championship

September 9, 2022 - September 11, 2022
World Wide Technology Raceway
Madison, IL

Songs4Soldiers

September 9, 2022 - September 10, 2022
Bolm-Schuhkraft Park
Columbia, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

September 9, 2022
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

69th Shiloh Homecoming 2022

September 9, 2022 - September 10, 2022
Shiloh Community Park
Shiloh, IL

Explore Waterloo "Night at the Museum"

September 9, 2022
History Museum of Monroe County
Waterloo, IL

Belleville Old Town Farmer's Market

September 10, 2022
1st block of South Charles
Belleville, IL

Free Yoga at Vine Street Market

September 10, 2022
Vine Street Market
O'Fallon, IL

Sainte Marie Farmers Market

September 10, 2022
Picquet Park
Sainte Marie, IL

Vandalia Farmers Market

September 10, 2022
Vandalia, IL

Wabash County Farmer's Market

September 10, 2022
300 Block of Market St.
Mt. Carmel, IL

Cross Street Market

September 10, 2022
Cross Street
Robinson, IL

KCTrail - Road Rally

September 10, 2022
Kaskaskia Cahokia Trail
Cahokia, IL

Craft and Vendor Show

September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022
Belle-Clair Fairgrounds and Expo Center
Belleville, IL

CSA Hare and Hounds

September 10, 2022
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

Eckert's AppleFest

September 10, 2022 - September 11, 2022
Eckert's Locations
Belleville, IL

Greenville Classic Car Cruise-In

September 10, 2022
Bond County Courthouse Square
Greenville, IL

Carmi Drag Racing

September 10, 2022
Carmi Airport
Carmi, IL

Music At The Park

September 10, 2022
334 N. Market Street Merchant's Park
Mount Carmel, IL

Mt. Carmel Music in the Park

September 10, 2022
Merchants Park
Mt. Carmel, IL



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