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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
  • Clinton County Fair
    Sunday, July 15, 2018
  • Explore Waterloo Christmas in July
    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    Downtown Waterloo
    Waterloo
  • Clay County Fair
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Charley Brown Park
    Flora
  • Peanut Butter & Jam Festivals
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Downtown Square
    Highland
  • Central City Lion's Festival
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Lion's Park
    Centralia
  • Eckert's Summer Concert Series
    Friday, July 20, 2018
    Eckert's Belleville Country Store & Farms
    Belleville
  • Old Town Market
    Saturday, July 21, 2018
    Downtown Belleville
    Belleville
  • Big Dawg Dare
    Saturday, July 21, 2018
    Wolff Farms
    Litchfield
  • Hillsboro Old Tyme Tractor Show
    Saturday, July 21, 2018
    Lake Hillsboro Park
    Hillsboro
  • Hillsboro Farmer's Market
    Saturday, July 21, 2018
    Downtown Hillsboro
    Hillsboro
  • Friends of the Fort Summer Ball
    Saturday, July 21, 2018
    American Legion
    Prairie du Rocher
  • Don’t forget to send us the pictures you take this holiday season or use #ILSouth on social media.

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