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Events in Downstate Illinois

Events in Downstate Illinois

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Whether you’re looking for a festival, marathon or something family-friendly to bring the kids to, Downstate Illinois 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.

  • Western Region (Orange) – Close to St. Louis, MO
  • Central Region (Blue) – Close to Springfield, IL
  • Eastern Region (Yellow) – Close to Terre Haute, IN



Peanut Butter & Jam Festival

June 14, 2024 - August 9, 2024
Highland Downtown Square
Highland, IL

Live Music at Charters Patio

June 21, 2024
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Shop Local Summer Sidewalk Sale

June 21, 2024 - June 22, 2024
Highland, IL
Highland, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

June 21, 2024
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Strawberry Full Moon Hike

June 21, 2024
Heartlands Conservancy
Belleville, IL

Centralia Farmers Market

June 22, 2024
Centralia, IL
Centralia, IL

Blessed Blooms Farmers Market

June 22, 2024
Blessed Blooms Market Pavilion
Fairfield, IL

Vine Street Market

June 22, 2024
O'Fallon Station
O'Fallon, IL

Queens & Kings of the Court Pickleball Tournament

June 22, 2024 - June 23, 2024
Olney, IL

Chester Farmers Market

June 22, 2024
Chester Square Gazebo Park
Chester, IL

Live Music at Charters Patio

June 22, 2024
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Wabash Valley Pride

June 22, 2024
Market Street Mount Carmel, IL
Mount Carmel, IL

Freedom Fest

June 22, 2024
Oblong Park
Oblong, IL

Goat Yoga at Schlafly

June 23, 2024
Schlafly Highland Square
Highland, IL

Concert at the Park

June 24, 2024
Bellevue Park
Belleville, IL

Downtown Waterloo Summer Band Concert Series

June 25, 2024
Downtown Waterloo Bandstand
Waterloo, IL

Sounds of Summer Free Concert Series

June 27, 2024
Bower Park
Olney, IL

Concert at the Square

June 27, 2024
Bellevue Park
Belleville, IL

Live Music at Charters Patio

June 28, 2024
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Carlyle Farmers Market

June 28, 2024
Carlyle VFW
Carlyle, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

June 28, 2024
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Zach Rushing at the Lincoln Theatre

June 28, 2024
Lincoln Theater
Belleville, IL

Centralia Farmers Market

June 29, 2024
Centralia, IL
Centralia, IL

Blessed Blooms Farmers Market

June 29, 2024
Blessed Blooms Market Pavilion
Fairfield, IL

New Baden Farmers Market

June 29, 2024
New Baden Village Park
New Baden, IL

Vine Street Market

June 29, 2024
O'Fallon Station
O'Fallon, IL

Chester Farmers Market

June 29, 2024
Chester Square Gazebo Park
Chester, IL

Live Music at Charters Patio

June 29, 2024
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Carlyle Fireworks Spectacular

June 29, 2024
Lake Carlyle
Carlyle, IL

Independence Day Sail and Party with Carlyle Sailing Association

June 29, 2024
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor
Carlyle, IL

Craft Beer Walk

June 29, 2024
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Carmi Fireworks Show

June 29, 2024
White County Fairgrounds
Carmi, IL

Chicken and Beer Dance

June 29, 2024
Mr. BBQ at Mystic Oak Golf Course
Waterloo, IL

Midwest Bird & Animal Breeders Swap & Sale

June 30, 2024
Monroe County Fairgrounds
Waterloo, IL

Concert at the Park

July 1, 2024
Bellevue Park
Belleville, IL

Downtown Waterloo Summer Band Concert Series

July 2, 2024
Downtown Waterloo Bandstand
Waterloo, IL

Twelve Oaks Vineyard July 4 Celebration

July 4, 2024
Twelve Oaks Vineyard
Carlyle, IL

Sounds of Summer Free Concert Series

July 4, 2024
Bower Park
Olney, IL

Olney's Fireworks Spectacular

July 4, 2024
Richland County Fairgrounds/Olney City Park
Olney, IL

Vandalia Summerfest 2024

July 5, 2024 - July 6, 2024
Vandalia Lake Beach
Vandalia, IL

Bond County Fourth Fest

July 5, 2024 - July 6, 2024
Downtown Greenville, IL
Greenville, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

July 5, 2024
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Centralia Farmers Market

July 6, 2024
Centralia, IL
Centralia, IL

Blessed Blooms Farmers Market

July 6, 2024
Blessed Blooms Market Pavilion
Fairfield, IL

Bond County Farmers Market

July 6, 2024
Greenville Square
Greenville, IL

Vine Street Market

July 6, 2024
O'Fallon Station
O'Fallon, IL

Chester Farmers Market

July 6, 2024
Chester Square Gazebo Park
Chester, IL

Concert at the Park

July 8, 2024
Bellevue Park
Belleville, IL

Downtown Waterloo Summer Band Concert Series

July 9, 2024
Downtown Waterloo Bandstand
Waterloo, IL

Fayette County Fair

July 11, 2024 - July 16, 2024
Fayette County Fairgrounds
Brownstown, IL

Sounds of Summer Free Concert Series

July 11, 2024
Bower Park
Olney, IL

“Outhouses” by David Braswell and Maddy Eisloeffel

July 11, 2024
History Museum of Monroe County
Waterloo, IL

Concert at the Square

July 11, 2024
Bellevue Park
Belleville, IL

Live Music at Charters Patio

July 12, 2024
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Marshall Farmers Market

July 12, 2024
Courthouse Square
Marshall, IL

Wabash County Farmers Market

July 12, 2024
Market Street Mount Carmel, IL
Mount Carmel, IL

Tour de Belleville Bike Night Ride

July 12, 2024
Belleville Parks and Rec
Belleville, IL

Centralia Farmers Market

July 13, 2024
Centralia, IL
Centralia, IL

Blessed Blooms Farmers Market

July 13, 2024
Blessed Blooms Market Pavilion
Fairfield, IL

Vandalia Farmers Market

July 13, 2024
Next to Vandalia Statehouse
Vandalia, IL

Vine Street Market

July 13, 2024
O'Fallon Station
O'Fallon, IL

Chester Farmers Market

July 13, 2024
Chester Square Gazebo Park
Chester, IL

Wabash County Farmers Market

July 13, 2024
Market Street Mount Carmel, IL
Mount Carmel, IL

CSA Hare and Hounds

July 13, 2024
Carlyle Sailing Assn. Harbor, Carlyle Lake, Illinois
Carlyle, IL

Goat Yoga at Schlafly

July 13, 2024
Schlafly Highland Square
Highland, IL

Live Music at Charters Patio

July 13, 2024
Charters Patio
Vandalia, IL

Phantom Funeral Festival

July 13, 2024
Creole House Grounds
Prairie du Rocher, IL

Christmas in July Dance Expo

July 13, 2024
Centralia Cultural Society
Centralia, IL

Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Downtown Concert

July 14, 2024
Downtown Waterloo Bandstand
Waterloo, IL

Clinton County Fair

July 14, 2024 - July 20, 2024
Carlyle, IL

Concert at the Park

July 15, 2024
Bellevue Park
Belleville, IL

Downtown Waterloo Summer Band Concert Series

July 16, 2024
Downtown Waterloo Bandstand
Waterloo, IL


Downstate Illinois Events

Downstate Illinois Events

Explore Our Event Calendar
Whether you’re looking for a festival, marathon or something family-friendly to bring the kids to, Downstate Illinois 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.
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Peanut Butter & Jam Festival

Peanut Butter & Jam Festival

June 14, 2024 - August 9, 2024 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Highland Downtown Square | Highland, IL
Concert at the Park

Concert at the Park

June 17, 2024 @ 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
Bellevue Park | Belleville, IL
Downtown Waterloo Summer Band Concert Series

Downtown Waterloo Summer Band Concert Series

June 18, 2024 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Downtown Waterloo Bandstand | Waterloo, IL

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