Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

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Downtown Bloomington – First Friday

Downtown Bloomington 115 E Washington St, Bloomington

First Friday is an event held each month on, you guessed it, the First Friday of the month in Downtown Bloomington from 5 PM -8 PM! First Friday is an…

2023 Old Joliet Prison Tours

Old Joliet Prison 1125 Collins St, Joliet

The Old Joliet Prison tour program is primarily managed by the Joliet Area Historical Museum, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity, in partnership with the City of Joliet. The proceeds from activities will be used to expand the Museum’s mission to preserve and disseminate the history of Joliet, as well as to fund much-needed measures to secure and stabilize…

2023 Small Town Dreamers Market in Farmersville

Farmersville City Park 513 Elevator St., Farmersville

2023 Small Town Dreamers Market in May. These are Outdoor Markets on Farmersville's Charming Square - 9am-3pm, May 13th, June 10th, Sept 9th, Oct 14th Small businesses coming together creating an outdoor shopping experience featuring live entertainment, food, children's activities and vendor shopping. Grab your family and friends and come enjoy the charm of our…

2023 Litchfield Pickers Market

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

The Litchfield Pickers Market will return Every Second Sunday of the Month: May to October (Exact 2022 dates are May 14, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, and October 8), from 9 AM – 3 PM in Downtown Litchfield, which will start at 400 North State Street. This vintage and antique market is…

2023 Litchfield Skyview Movie Season

Litchfield Skyview Drive-In 1500 Old Rte 66 N, Litchfield

The 2023 Litchfield Skyview movie season is From May 18th - October 21st. Visit https://litchfieldskyview.com/schedule for updates. Updated list of upcoming shows: Barbie Barbie August 18 & 19 with Magic Mike Barbie Party: August 25 & 26 We will be having a Barbie Party! Live Barbies from 7-8:30 Giveaways and more! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBk4NYhWNMM Teenage Mutant Ninja…

2023 Route 66 Drive In Movie Season

Route 66 Drive In 1700 Recreation Dr, Springfield

The 2023 Route 66 Drive In movie season is From May 19th - October 21st. Visit https://www.route66-drivein.com/films for updates. Updated list of upcoming shows: 

Twistee Treats/Pink Elephant Antique Mall Car Cruise-Ins

Pink Elephant Antique Mall 908 Veterans Memorial Dr., Livingston

Every other Saturday in August and September from 5pm-8pm are Twistee Treats/Pink Elephant Antique Mall Car Cruise-Ins! Dates are: August 5th (with The Whiskey River Band) August 19th September 2nd September 16th September 30th (part of the Route 66 UFO Festival) On stage 1-4pm - Frankie & the Houseshakers and 5-8pm - Just Be Drawings…

Downtown Pontiac Farmers Market

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

The Downtown Pontiac Farmers Market is an "eat fresh, eat local" market where everything sold is grown, produced, or created locally! Join us weekly on the courthouse lawn for fresh produce, plants, meats, and hand created items from 7-11AM or until sold out. For more information, visit their website.

Downtown Pontiac Cruise Night

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

Cruise to Downtown Pontiac the 3rd weekend of the month for our last two cruises of the season - August 19 & September 16 from 5-8pm. There will be no fee to enter this year. Classic car owners are invited to bring their cars to display them and car enthusiasts are invited to come take…

Javapalooza

Edwardsville, Litchfield, Staunton, Granite City IL

Take your sweet time to savor the smells, revel in the flavors – and immerse yourself in the rich and vibrant coffee culture of the Great Rivers and Routes region.…

Volunteer for Project Wingspan – Collect Seeds – Save Pollinators!

Lincoln Memorial Garden 2301 E Lake Shore Dr, Springfield

Volunteer for Project Wingspan! Collect Seeds! Save Pollinators! Pollinator Partnership’s Project Wingspan has never been stronger! Join one of 30 teams of trained, certified native wildflower seed collectors to harvest seeds…

Rusty Star Marketplace Fall Festival

Rusty Star Marketplace 14335 Frazee Road, Divernon

Rusty Star Marketplace Fall Festival - all of the vendors will have their booths stocked with lots of Fall decorations. We will have lots of furniture and antiques. All the…

2023 Atlanta Fall Festival

Atlanta Community Park. 102 8th St, Atlanta

The 73rd Atlanta Fall Festival is September 8-10, 2023! Atlanta's first Fall Festival was held in September 1950, when the Atlanta American Legion took the initiative and proposed an expansion…

Butterfly Festival at the Flutter Farm

Southwestern Illinois College Red Bud IL Flutter Farm 500 W S 4th St, Red Bud

Southwestern Illinois College is hosting a Butterfly Festival, on September 9th, at its Red Bud, IL Campus Flutter Farm - the event includes pollinator garden information fair, arts and crafts…

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