What's Happening in Downstate Illinois March 17-20

What's Happening in Downstate Illinois March 17-20

Posted on 03/14/2022 by Andy Waterman

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!

Thursday, March 17
St. Patrick's Day Grub Crawl
5-8 p.m.
Downtown O'Fallon, IL
Head out to Downtown O’Fallon for a wee bit o’ fun on St. Patrick’s Day! Participating pubs will be offering different Irish dishes and drink specials!!  Click here for more info!

Friday, March 18
Midnight Madness
6 p.m.
Madison, IL 

The popular Ranken Technical College presents Midnight Madness fueled by NOS Energy Drink features Test ‘n’ Tunes for street-legal cars and motorcycles, drifting, DJs, contests, and attractions.  Click here for more info!

Friday, March 18 thru Saturday, March 19
Midwest Winter Nationals
2-10 p.m.
Du Quoin, IL 

Check out indoor racing in Du Quoin! Classes are Winged Outlaw, Non-wing Outlaw, Midgets/Mini sprints, A-class wing, A-class non wing, Restrictors, and Jr Springs!  Click here for more info!

Saturday, March 19

St. Patrick's Day at Hidden Lake Winery
7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Aviston, IL 
Celebrate the Irish Spirit on March 19 with live music from Tim Ryan and Friends! Click here for more info!

Keyboard Fireworks
7:30 p.m. 
Belleville, IL 
Join us for this exciting concert featuring two virtuoso guest performers. Pianist Brian Woods performs Mozart Piano Concerto #23 in A Major. Union UMC organist Gail Long performs the rousing Saint-Saens Organ Symphony. Click here for more info!

*To submit an event to be published on the Downstate Illinois website, click here!

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