Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Breaking Bread in McLean County

McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin' with Lincoln 66 Visitors Center 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington

Beginning February 9, 2021, the McLean County Museum of History, in partnership with BN Welcoming (a coalition of the Immigration Project, Not In Our Town/Not In Our Schools, and West…

Carlinville Market Days

Downtown Carlinville 112 N. Side Square, Carlinville

In the heart of Macoupin County is Carlinville and in the heart of Carlinville is the square. That's where you'll find Carlinville's Market Days! Come shop all the treasures the…

Greeting Tour Mural Installation in Litchfield

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

The Litchfield Tourism Office is excited to welcome Muralist Victor Ving to paint a Greeting Tour mural in Litchfield, IL. Weather permitting, this mural will be installed between April 26 and May 6, 2021. Visitors are welcome to come and watch Ving paint. The mural will be painted on the corner of Route 16 and…

14th Annual Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Festival

Red Carpet Corridor 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet

We're BACK!!! The Route 66 Red Carpet Corridor Festival welcomes you back to this 90 mile self guided tour between Joliet and Lexington, IL on the most famous two-lane highway. It is all about family fun on the most famous road in America - Route 66. Sponsored by the twelve communities which make up the…

2021 Litchfield Chamber of Commerce Art in the Park Festival

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

Join the Litchfield Chamber of Commerce on May 1, 2021 from 9:00 am - 6:00 pm in downtown Litchfield for the first ever Art in the Park! Enjoy this free outdoor event and help support area artists by purchasing their beautiful artwork. Fee for artist sponsorships, beverages available. For more information, email:

Swinging Bridges Arts Festival

The Art Center by Greater Livingston County Arts Council 209 W. Madison, Pontiac

Vendor Arts Fair The Greater Livingston County Arts Council invites you to come to beautiful downtown Pontiac as a participant in our vendor arts show, part of a collaborative celebration of the arts!  We have several activities planned to entice people to visit us, including a student art contest, music, martial arts performances sponsored by…

Litchfield Spring Duathlon 2021 Race Series

Litchfield High School 1705 North State Street, Litchfield

To earn the M&M Series Swag, you have to participate in 3 of the 4 Series races. The 4 races are: Litchfield Spring Duathlon – May 1, Quadruple Bypass 4K distance – June 19, Old Settlers 4 mile distance – July 31 and Life Changing 10K distance- August 28. Just pick 3!!! USAT sanctioned. First-time…

May Day Celebration in Gillespie

Illinois Coal Museum 121 S Macoupin St, Gillespie

The City of Gillespie and The Illinois Coal Museum at Gillespie invite you to the 1st Annual May Day Celebration! The day begins with a historic market dedication at the Theatre Colonial (Colonial Theatre), 1 block east of the Coal Museum with welcoming and introduction by Dave Tucker. Don't miss a chance to check out…

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