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Light Shows

Brighten up the season

Enjoy a light display

Here in ILLINOISouth we have several light displays stationed all throughout our area. Click the link below to see an entire list or view the map below.

See Santa

Santa has been spotted!

Skip the long lines

There are several places that offer events or other opportunities for the kids to visit with the jolly old elf. Click the link below to see where the nearest place is to meet Santa.

Keep Warm

Stay inside this season

Check out our indoor activities

Fun in ILLINOISouth isn’t┬ájust outside, we have several fun locations that will keep you warm as the weather gets cold. From museums to family activities, there is always something to do in ILLINOISouth.

Sip in Style

Grab a cup and stay awhile

Check out the best coffee shops

With 22 counties we are sure to have several coffee shops that are gems to the locals. We decided to share them with you. Come on in and grab a cup of joe!

The holidays are here and ILLINOISouth is ready! There are so many events going on making ILLINOISouth the perfect destination for your next family tradition. We have parades, light displays and great coffee houses to keep you warm all season long.

Create a new tradition with memories that will last a lifetime! Make sure to check out our interactive map below and our holiday blogs to get great ideas on how to ring in the holiday season and spread a little cheer!

Take some time to browse around to find an event or maybe explore one of the many fall trip ideas we have for you. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to helping you plan your fall time fun.

Light Displays   Santa Sightings   Click the icon below for more information

Upcoming Events:

  • Litchfield Pickers Market
    Sunday, April 8, 2018
    Downtown Litchfield
    Litchfield
  • Maeystown Fire Dept. BBQ & Show Us Your Ride
    Sunday, August 19, 2018
    Downtown Maeystown
    Maeystown
  • Maeystown Fire Dept. BBQ & Show Us Your Ride
    Sunday, August 19, 2018
    Village of Maeystown
    Maeystown
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Saturday, September 8, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Saturday, September 8, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Monday, September 10, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Friday, September 14, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Saturday, September 15, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition
    Sunday, September 16, 2018
    Chester Public Library
    Chester
  • Don’t forget to send us the pictures you take this holiday season or use #ILSouth on social media.

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