Whether you’re looking for live music, a festival, marathon, or something family-friendly to bring the kids to, Downstate Illinois has something for everyone! Each week we highlight a few fun events within southwest, south central and southeast Illinois. Our 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. For even more events, be sure to visit the Downstate Illinois Calendar of Events page here!
Friday, March 4 thru Sunday, March 6
Spring RV & Camper Show
Friday, 3-8 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Don’t miss out on this three-day event! There will be HUGE savings on RVs and campers, along with great door prizes! Click here for more info!
Saturday, March 5
The WG Wedding Show
Planning for a wedding or shopping for the perfect vendor? Head to The Weingarten’s Wedding Show, featuring some of the most recommended wedding vendors in the STL area! Click here for more info!
Mardi Gras at the Castle
It’s Mardi Gras at the Castle! Enjoy live music from The Zydeco Crawdaddies, St. Louis' first ever Cajun band, from 2:30-5:30pm! Bourbon Street will be there with Whiskey Flights, there will be free Bourbon tastings provided by Breakthru Beverage, Cajun shrimp & crawfish boil, and free children’s activities! Click here for more info!
Sunday, March 6
Bridal Expo & Fashion Show
This is an all-inclusive wedding planning event! Meet with wedding planners, photographers, stylists, DJs, caterers, pastry chefs, and more! Click here for more info!
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