Illinois Festivals 2015, 2016

While Illinois is best known for its city of Chicago, there is fun to be had all over the state in the form of dozens of festivals. Illinois events come in all varieties and include festivals celebrating films, food, culture, the arts, and so much more. Each one provides a unique atmosphere of entertainment.

Festivals in Illinois bring in crowds of all different sizes. There are smaller festivals such as the Scarecrow Daze Festival in Shelbyville, and the Cobden Peach Festival in Cobden. There are also festivals that draw in much larger crowds. The Taste of Chicago known for being the largest food festival, the Southern Illinois Irish Festival celebrating Irish heritage, and the Fountain Square Arts Festival known for its fine arts are just a few of many large festivals. Illinois Music Festivals also play a big part in the festival scene. The Grant Park Music Festival is a unique 10 week festival held in Chicago that displays the rehearsals for the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus. There are music festivals to celebrate many kinds of music such as the Bluegill Music Festival in Benton and the Chicago Blues Festival. These are just a few of the many great festivals to check out in Illinois.

Tomorrow Never Knows 2016

January, 2016

Various Venues, Chicago, Illinois

Five full days of the world's best indie music comes to Chicago every year during the Tomorrow Never Knows Festival, TNK for short. It goes down in two locations, Lincoln Hall and Schubas Tavern, a perfect combination of what the Windy City has to offer, music, history, and cultural flavor... Read More
Levitation Chicago 2016

March, 2016

Thalia Hall, Chicago, Illinois

Get your psychedelic fix at the exotic and unique Levitation Festival in Chicago, located in the historic Thalia Hall. Two full days of performing artists will fill your days and nights with memories. The festival is central to a wide variety of dining and lodging options that require no transportation... Read More
Future Sound Dance Music Festival at Toyota Park stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois, is a three-day live music event that features many well-known artists from a variety of backgrounds on several stages. Conveniently located 12 miles from the city of Chicago's downtown area, Future Sound Dance Music Festival offers an unforgettable multi-genre experience in a region with a rich music history. .. Read More
Chicago Blues Festival 2016

June 0, 2016

Grant Park , Chicago, Illinois

The Windy City offers so many exciting events year round, one of the biggest and brightest is the Chicago Blues Festival. This musical event takes place over the course of three wonderful days in Grant Park. The location in central to the downtown loop and the picturesque Lake Michigan waterfront... Read More
Logan Square Arts Festival 2016

June, 2016

Logan Square Centennial Monument, Chicago, Illinois

It's time to channel your inner artist -- or at least your inner art lover! The Logan Square Arts Festival in Chicago is one of the most fascinating art events you will ever see. Whether bringing the entire family, or spending a day with friends, you'll love this exhibition showcasing fine arts, craftsmanship and spectacularly unusual creations... Read More
Taste of Randolph 2016

June, 2016

Taste of Randolph Street, Chicago, Illinois

Located in Chicago's West Loop, Taste of Randolph is a music festival that also serves as a culinary festival, and an art festival. The three day festival features food from some of Chicago's finest restaurants, art from renowned artisans, and music from a diverse array of nationally known recording artists, and local Chicago favorites... Read More
Windy City LakeShake Festival 2016

June, 2016

FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, Chicago, Illinois

The top performers from the world of country music will be live on stage for this three-day festival in downtown Chicago. Open to all ages, the festival offers a wide variety of entertainment and attractions - from the Vertical Swing, the Malibu Beach House, a giant inflatable slide, and the LakeShake Market... Read More
Lollapalooza 2016

August 5, 2016

Grant Park, Chicago, Illinois

The Midwest's answer to the West Coast's Coachella, Lollapalooza is an annual music festival showcasing the world's best alternative rock and EDM groups. Hosting nearly 200,000 people in the heart of Chicago every year, Lollapalooza attracts a wide range of musical talent. Over the years, Lollapalooza has only gained in popularity by hosting artists such as Coldplay, Kid Cudi, and Imagine Dragons... Read More
Decatur Celebration 2016

August, 2016

Downtown , Decatur, Illinois

Since 1986, the Decatur Celebration has been the city's premier event for the summer. Drawing 125,000 people in its first year, the event has gotten bigger every year, taking over the downtown for three days in early August. The Decatur Celebration features a variety of fun activities,.. Read More
Galena Country Fair 2015

October 10, 2015

Grant Park , Galena, Illinois

Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive Fall Festival II 2015

October 10, 2015

Fulton County and Elmwood, Illinois , Fulton County Communities, Illinois

Grayslake Antique and Collectibles Market 2015

October 10, 2015

Lake County Fairgrounds , Grayslake, Illinois

Harvest Fest Craft Fair 2015

October 10, 2015

Church Campus , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Fall Arts and Craft Expo 2015

October 10, 2015

Calvary Community Church , South Holland, Illinois

Fall Craft/Vendor Show 2015

October 10, 2015

High School , Chillicothe, Illinois

Fall Diddley 2015

October 10, 2015

Boone County Fairgrounds , Belvidere, Illinois

Twenty 2015

October 11, 2015

Batavia VFW , Batavia, Illinois

Oktoberfest 2015

October 11, 2015

Marian Catholic High School , Chicago Heights, Illinois

Maeystown Oktoberfest 2015

October 11, 2015

Village Center , Maeystown, Illinois

Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Show 2015

October 15, 2015

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center , Rosemont, Illinois

Christmas at Our House 2015

October 16, 2015

Joliet Elks Lodge #296 , Joliet, Illinois

Villa Park Crafters' Holiday 2015

October 17, 2015

Saint Alexander Parish Hall , Villa Park, Illinois

Southwest Suburban Fall Home Show 2015

October 17, 2015

Orland Park Sportsplex , Orland Park, Illinois

Artistry in Wood Show 2015

October 17, 2015

DuPage County Fair Grounds , Wheaton, Illinois

Holiday Craft Show 2015

October 17, 2015

Grayslake United Protestant Church , Grayslake, Illinois

Wells Craft & Vendor Fair 2015

October 17, 2015

Wells Elementry School , East Moline, Illinois

Jersey Community High School Craft Show 2015

October 17, 2015

Jersey Community High School , Jerseyville, Illinois

Auxiliary Craft Fair 2015

October 17, 2015

American Legion Post 76 , Carol Stream, Illinois

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