Top Illinois festivals and events for 2014

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Here are some of the upcoming Illinois festivals 2013 and 2014 events scheduled.  We offer great opportunities for advertisers, as well as vendor discounts if you would like to open booths are any of these events.  If you would like more information on the event, click the Illinois event to go to the page.  (We are in the process of updating these with event organizers preferences and descriptions, so please bare with us as we go through this transition.)

Here are your Top 21 IL events voted not to miss in 2014

  1. Strawberry festival
  2. Budweiser Blues Festival
  3. Covered bridge festival Illinois
  4. Blues festival
  5. Testicle Fest
  6. Paddle sports festival
  7. IL international Film Fest
  8. Storytelling Festival IL
  9. Balloon festival Illinois
  10. Sweet Corn festival
  11. Morton Pumpkin Fest
  12. Illinois Shakespeare festival
  13. Frankfort festival Illinois
  14. Tulip festival
  15. Festival of Lights in Peoria
  16. Corn festival
  17. Vintage IL Wine Festival
  18. Chillicothe Illinois music festival
  19. Illinois theatre festival
  20. Renaissance festival
  21. Illinois State Fair

Top IL things to do this year

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Sugar Grove Corn Boil 2014 July 25, 26, and 27, 2014…where friends and family come together to have fun! Top 10 reasons to check out the Corn Boil A very important responsibility of the Corn Boil is giving back to the community. The three-day event provides local groups and vendors an …

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While you may have heard some buzz about the Sweet Corn festival you will want to read some of the facts that make it one of the most loved events in the greatest city in the nation!  Read below for the top 8 reasons you don’t want to miss out …

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Shades Of Autumn Top 5 events to see at the festival:: Pumpkin Canon Festival location: 3709 W Miller Road McHenry, Illinois, 60051 United States Festival / event start date: 9/6/2014 to 11/2/2014 Genre: Arts and craft festivals, Food festivals, Holiday festivals Image to use: www..com Official festival website : www..net Official Twitter …

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Schaumburg Prairie Arts Festival Genre: Music festival, Arts festival, Food or wine, Carnival, Parade, Fireworks, Holidays 5 best events this year: Arts and Crafts Show, Music, Food, Carnival, Fireworks. 5 top words to describe this festival: Large, Fun, Shopping, Entertainment, Food. Address of festival: 101 Schaumburg Court Schaumburg, Illinois, 60193 United States …

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Ginza Holiday Festival – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EVENT: 59th Annual Ginza Holiday Festival, a Japanese cultural festival LOCATION: Midwest Buddhist Temple, 435 West Menomonee Street, Chicago, IL 60614 DATES: August 8-10, 2014 HOURS: Friday, Aug. 8, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM; Saturday, Aug. 9, 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM; Sunday, Aug. …

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Illinois festivals in June 2014

Arts in the Park in Danville, Illinois
Chicago Blues Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Country Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Gospel Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Decatur-Macon County Fair in Decatur, Illinois
Great Rivers Towboat Festival in Grafton, Illinois
Greene County Fair in Carrollton, Illinois
Grundy County Fair in Morris, Illinois
Henry County Fair in Cambridge, Illinois
Heritage Days in Macomb, Illinois
Illinois Shakespeare Festival in Normal, Illinois
Jasper County Fair in Newton, Illinois
Martinsville Agricultural Fair in Martinsville, Illinois
Montgomery County Fair in Butler, Illinois
Perry County Fair in Pinckneyville, Illinois
Piatt County Junior Fair in Cerro Gordo, Illinois
Potawatomi Trail Pow Wow in Jacksonville, Illinois
Railroad Days in Galesburg, Illinois
Sangamon County Fair in New Berlin, Illinois
Schuyler County Fair in Rushville, Illinois
State Street Blues Festival in Jerseyville, Illinois
Vermilion County Fair in Danville, Illinois
Western Illinois Fair in Griggsville, Illinois

Illinois festivals in July 2014

¡Viva la Fiesta! in Brookfield, Illinois

Cavalcade of Planes in Bolingbrook, Illinois

Lincoln Avenue LIVE in Chicago Illinois

A Day in Our Village in Oak Park, Illinois

Frontier Park Kite Flying Festival in Naperville Illinois

Chicago Blues Festival in Chicago Illinois

Addison Bike and Car Cruise Nights in Addison, Illinois

Old Settlers Days in Rockton, Illinois

Railroad Daze Festival in Franklin Park, Illinois

Aledo Rhubarb Fest in Aledo, Illinois

Pride of the Fox Riverfest in Saint Charles, Illinois

Island Rendezvous in Romeoville, Illinois

Ribfest Chicago  in Chicago Illinois

Gebhard Woods Dulcimer and Traditional Music Festival in Morris, Illinois

Elk Grove Rotary Fest in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Adams County Fair in Mendon, Illinois

Anonapalooza Family SummerFest 6th annual – July 21, 2013 in Addison, Illinois Serenity House Counseling Services will host their Anonapalooza SummerFest at the Good Templar Park, 528 East Side Drive, Geneva, Illinois.  Brown County Fair in Mount Sterling, Illinois

Cass County Fair in Virginia, Illinois Champaign County Fair in Urbana, Illinois
Chicago Country Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Outdoor Film Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Christian County Fair in Taylorville, Illinois
Clark County Fair in Marshall, Illinois
Clay County Fair in Flora, Illinois
Clinton County Fair in Carlyle, Illinois
Coles County Fair in Charleston, Illinois
Community Fair in Elizabeth, Illinois
Community Fair in Fisher, Illinois
Crawford County Fair in Oblong, Illinois
DuPage County Fair in Wheaton, Illinois
Edgar County Fair in Paris, Illinois
Edwards County Fair in Albion, Illinois
Farmer City Fair in Farmer City, Illinois
Fayette County Fair in Brownstown, Illinois
Ford County Fair in Melvin, Illinois
Franklin County Fair in Ina, Illinois
Fulton County Fair in Lewistown, Illinois
Grundy County Fair in Morris, Illinois
Hancock County Fair in Augusta, Illinois
Heart of Illinois Fair in Peoria Illinois
Henderson County Fair in Stronghurst, Illinois
Iroquois County Fair in Crescent City, Illinois
Jersey County Fair in Jerseyville, Illinois
Kane County Fair in Saint Charles, Illinois
Knox County Fair in Knoxville, Illinois
La Salle County Junior Fair in Ottawa, Illinois
Lake County Fair in Grayslake, Illinois
Livingston County Fair in Pontiac, Illinois
Logan County Fair in Lincoln, Illinois
Macoupin County Fair in Carlinville, Illinois
Madison County Fair in Highland, Illinois
Marion County Fair in Salem, Illinois
Marshall-Putnam Fair in Henry, Illinois
Martinsville Agricultural Fair in Martinsville, Illinois
Massac County Fair in Metropolis, Illinois
McDonough County Fair in Macomb, Illinois
McLeansboro Fair in McLeansboro, Illinois
Menard County Fair in Petersburg, Illinois
Mercer County Fair in Aledo, Illinois
Monroe County Fair in Waterloo, Illinois
Morgan County Fair in Jacksonville, Illinois
Moultrie-Douglas County Fair in Arthur, Illinois
New Wayne County Fair in Fairfield, Illinois
Pike County Fair in Pleasant Hill, Illinois
Randolph County Fair in Sparta, Illinois
Richland County Fair in Olney, Illinois
Rock Island County Fair in East Moline, Illinois
Saline County Fair in Harrisburg, Illinois
Schuyler County Fair in Rushville, Illinois
Sparta Blues Festival in Sparta, Illinois
Sugar Creek Arts Festival in Normal, Illinois
Venetian Night in Chicago, Illinois
Veteran’s Memorial Fair in Pekin, Illinois
Wabash County Youth Fair in Mount Carmel, Illinois
Warren County Fair in Roseville, Illinois
Washington County Fair in Nashville, Illinois
White County Fair in Carmi, Illinois

Puerto Rican Parade and Festival in Chicago Illinois

Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago Illinois

Woodridge Jubilee in Woodridge, Illinois

Libertyville Days Festival 2013  in Libertyville, Illinois

Oswegoland Prairie Fest in Oswego, Illinois

Elgin Ribfest in Elgin Illinois

Scottish Festival and Highland Games in Itasca, Illinois

Taste of Randolph Street Festival in Chicago Illinois

Blues On The Fox Festival in Aurora, Illinois

Family Sports Festival in Chicago Illinois

Old Canal Days in Lockport, Illinois

Custer’s Last Stand Festival of the Arts in Evanston, Illinois

SausageFest Chicago in Chicago Illinois

Swedish Days Festival with Cadence Health in Geneva, Illinois

Seneca Shipyard Days Festival in Seneca, Illinois

Family Fair, Church of the Holy Spirit in Schaumburg, Illinois

Throttle Fest in Bridgeview, Illinois

Grove Fest in Downers Grove, Illinois

Homer Community Fest in Homer Glen, Illinois

Rotary GroveFest in Downers Grove, Illinois

Chicago Gospel Music Festival in Chicago Illinois

Arboretum Music Fest in Barrington, Illinois

Long Grove Strawberry Festival in Long Grove, Illinois

Family Fun Fest in Lemont, Illinois

Galesburg Railroad Days in Galesburg, Illinois

Chicago Pride Fest in Chicago Illinois

Western Illinois Fair in Griggsville, Illinois

Bourbonnais Friendship Festival in Bourbonnais, Illinois

Wauconda Fest in Wauconda, Illinois

Northlake Days in Melrose Park, Illinois

Cicero American Fest in Cicero, Illinois

Downtown Alive in Aurora, Illinois

Chicago Summerfest in Chicago Illinois

Wheaton Gospel Jazz Fest in Wheaton, Illinois

Lincoln Park Arts and Music Festival in Chicago Illinois

Bartlett Festival of the Arts in Bartlett, Illinois

Glenview Summer Festival in Glenview, Illinois

Hometown Fest in Palatine, Illinois

Morton Grove Days in Morton Grove, Illinois

Lakeside Festival in Crystal Lake, Illinois

Lisle Eyes to the Skies in Lisle, Illinois

Naperville Ribfest in Naperville Illinois

Bensenville Libertyfest in Bensenville, Illinois

AudioFeed 2014 in Urbana, Illinois

Elmwood Park 4th of July in Elmwood Park, Illinois

Wavefront Music Fest Chicago in Chicago Illinois

Taste of Lakeview in Chicago Illinois

Island in the City in Harwood Heights, Illinois

Lake in the Hills Rockin’ Rotary Ribfest in Lake in the Hills, Illinois

Itasca Fest in Itasca, Illinois

Taste of Park Ridge in Park Ridge, Illinois

Square Roots in Chicago Illinois

HEART OF Illinois FAIR in Peoria Illinois

ByronFest in Byron, Illinois

Fiesta Days in Mchenry, Illinois

Mchenry fiesta days in Mchenry, Illinois

Summer on Southport in Chicago Illinois

Sacred Heart German Fest in Lombard, Illinois

ShedFest in Highland Park, Illinois

Alpine fest in Lake Zurich, Illinois

Algonquin Founders Days in Algonquin, Illinois

North Shore Festival of the Arts in Skokie, Illinois

W.A.C.O. Wingfest in Schaumburg, Illinois

Northbrook, Illinois

Northbrook Days 2013 festival

  • Wednesday July 31, 2013
  • August 1 – 4th ,2013

Northbrook Civic Foundation presents the 89th Annual Northbrook Days 2013 festival will be worth checking out this year.  Northbrook Days 2013 festival a true Eagles concert experience. Just close your eyes and you’ll know! And bocce ball the Italian game!

North Aurora, Illinois

North Aurora Days

Wheaton Brew Fest in Wheaton, Illinois for August 2014

Dekalb, Illinois

Rock’n Brat

Gurnee, Illinois

Gurnee Days

Chicago Illinois

Ginza Holiday, a Japanese Cultural Festival

Brookfield, Illinois

Zoo Brew

Elmwood Park, Illinois

Taste of Elmwood Park

Germantown, Illinois

Germantown Spassfest

Saint Charles, Illinois

Festival of the Horse and Drum

Urbana, Illinois

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Buffalo Grove Days

Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Buffalo Grove Days

Kewanee, Illinois

Kewanee Hog Days!

Dekalb, Illinois

DeKalb Corn Fest

Kewanee, Illinois

Kewanee Hog Days

Rock Island, Illinois

Rock Island Grand Prix

Illinois festivals in August 2014

Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival!

August 23 – 25
Town-wide activities associated with the Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival include hot air balloon launches and glows, teathered balloon rides, giant kite demonstrations, pro wrestling, carnival, live entertainment, Heritage in Flight Museum, bocce ball and bags tournaments,

A Country Dance August 23 MATILDA Street ILLIOPOLIS, Illinois

Art of Wine and Brew August 23 LINCOLN, Illinois

Big Irish DJ August 23 in Springfield Illinois With no cover.

Black Magic Johnson August 23 Springfield Illinois

BoomBox with Annatomic August 23 in Springfield Illinois

BroFist Restless Soul August 23 Springfield Illinois

Brooke Thomas and The Blue Suns August 23 Springfield Illinois

Brooke Thomas and The Blue Suns August 23Springfield Illinois

BuK’s Blues and BBQ After Party August 23 Springfield Illinois

Chicago Dancing Festival August 23 in Chicago Illinois

Citizens Club of Springfield Policy Breakfast August 23 Springfield Illinois

Civil War Quilters: Loyal Hearts of Illinois August 23 Springfield Illinois

Dan Rivero Trio August 23  ROCHESTER, Illinois

DJ Testa August 23 Springfield Illinois

DJ Dance Floor Light Show August 23 Springfield Illinois

Dying To Teach August 23 MOLINE, Illinois

Erik Lyons and Teri Schroeder Acoustic August 23 Springfield Illinois

Bond County Fair in Greenville, Illinois
Boone County Fair in Belvidere, Illinois
Brown County Fair in Mount Sterling, Illinois
Bucktown Arts Fest in Bucktown, Illinois
Bureau County Fair in Princeton, Illinois
Carroll County Fair in Milledgeville, Illinois
Chicago Jazz Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Latin Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Outdoor Film Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Clark County Fair in Marshall, Illinois
Coles County Fair in Charleston, Illinois
Cullom Junior Fair in Cullom, Illinois
Cultural Festival in Bloomington, Illinois
Du Quoin State Fair in Du Quoin, Illinois
Effingham County Fair in Altamont, Illinois
Fairbury Fair in Fairbury, Illinois
Georgetown Fair in Georgetown, Illinois
Greenup-Cumberland County Fair in Greenup, Illinois
Heritage Days in Galesburg, Illinois
Illinois Shakespeare Festival in Normal, Illinois
Illinois State Fair in Springfield Illinois
Jo Daviess County Fair in Warren, Illinois
Kankakee County Fair in Kankakee, Illinois
Kendall County Fair in Yorkville, Illinois
Knox County Fair in Knoxville, Illinois
Logan County Fair in Lincoln, Illinois
Marion County Fair in Salem, Illinois
McHenry County Fair in Woodstock, Illinois
McLean County Fair in Bloomington, Illinois
Ogle County Fair in Oregon, Illinois
Peach Festival in Cobden, Illinois
Pulaski County Fair in Pulaski, Illinois
Saint Clair County Fair in Belleville, Illinois
Stephenson County Fair in Freeport, Illinois
Sweet Corn Blues Festival in Normal, Illinois
Sweet Corn Festival in Hoopeston, Illinois

7th Annual Taste of Highland Park 2013 celebration will begin August 23rd. Local businesses are encouraged to participate in the most festive Illinois event.

Tri-County Fair in Pana, Illinois
Union County Fair in Anna, Illinois
Veteran’s Memorial Fair in Pekin, Illinois
Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois
White County Fair in Carmi, Illinois
Whiteside County Fair in Morrison, Illinois
Will County Fair in Peotone, Illinois
Williamson County Fair in Marion, Illinois
Winnebago County Fair in Pecatonica, Illinois

Illinois festivals in September 2013

Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival in Geneva, Illinois on September 1, 2013

Windy City Rib Classic in Chicago Illinois on September 1, 2013

Winfield Good Old Days in Winfield, Illinois on September 5, 2013

Arcola Broomcorn Festival in Arcola, Illinois on September 6, 2013

Festival of the Vine in Geneva, Illinois on September 6, 2013

Darien fest in Darien, Illinois on September 6, 2013

Fall Fest in Monee, Illinois on September 6, 2013

Oktoberfest in Villa Park, Illinois on September 6, 2013

Fall on the Green  in Oak Lawn, Illinois on September 6, 2013

Bartlett Heritage Days in Bartlett, Illinois on September 6, 2013

Jazzing the Streets in La Salle, Illinois on September 7, 2013

Septemberfest in Bloomingdale, Illinois on September 7, 2013

Block Party in Lisle, Illinois on September 7, 2013

Homer Harvest Days in Lockport, Illinois on September 7, 2013

Historic Route 66 Car Show in Berwyn, Illinois on September 7, 2013

Bloomingdale Septemberfest in Bloomingdale, Illinois on September 7, 2013

Burlington family fall festival in Burlington, Illinois on September 8, 2013

Heritage fest in Dundee, Illinois on September 12, 2013

Red’s Stateline Blues Festival in Richmond, Illinois on September 14, 2013

Forest Park Ribfest in Forest Park, Illinois on September 14, 2013

Good Shepherd Manor Fall Festival in Momence, Illinois on September 14, 2013

Marching Band Jamboree Festival in Palos Hills, Illinois on September 14, 2013

Shermerfest in Northbrook, Illinois on September 15, 2013

Oktoberfest Rotary Club of Palatine in Palatine, Illinois on September 20, 2013

Oktoberfest 2013 in Oak Brook, Illinois on September 20, 2013

Oaktoberfest in Oak Park, Illinois on September 20, 2013

Andersonville City Made Fest in Chicago Illinois on September 21, 2013

Fall Festival in Carlinville, Illinois on September 21, 2013

Indian Cultural Festival in Naperville Illinois on September 21, 2013

Corn Fest in Morris, Illinois on September 25, 2013

Effing Music Fest featuring Brett Eldredge in Effingham, Illinois on September 28, 2013

Saint Coletta’s Illinois Foundation’s Franciscan Fall Festival in Tinley Park, Illinois on September 28, 2013

Galena Territory Farmers’ Market  in beautiful historic Galena, Illinois near East Dubuque on September 1, 15, 29, 2013

Amelia’s Galena Ghost Tours in Galena, Illinois on August 23-31 September 1-30, 2013 and October 1-31, 2013! Allow Miss Amelia Banana to show you to the paranormal sexy spots and tell you the way to Ghost pleasures!

Fiber Wild Festival on September 21, 2013

Alton Exposition in Alton, Illinois
Amish Country Cheese Festival in Arthur, Illinois
Apple ‘n Pork Festival in Clinton, Illinois
Apple Festival in Murphysboro, Illinois
Arts Fair in Geneva, Illinois
Arts Quincy Riverfest in Quincy, Illinois
Atlanta Fall Festival in Atlanta, Illinois
Autumn Fest in Marshall, Illinois
Autumn Pioneer Festival in Belvidere, Illinois
Barry Apple Festival in Barry, Illinois
Big Fat Greek Festival in Rock Island, Illinois
Broom Corn Festival in Arcola, Illinois
Bureau County Homestead Festival in Princeton, Illinois
Burgoo in Arenzville, Illinois
Calhoun County Fair in Hardin, Illinois
Carol Stream Multicultural Festival in Carol Stream, Illinois
City of Zion Jubilee Days in Zion, Illinois
Crab and BBQ Fest in Alto Pass, Illinois
Du Quoin State Fair in Du Quoin, Illinois
Embarras Valley Film Festival in Charleston, Illinois
Ethnic Festival in Springfield Illinois
Fall Festival in Benld, Illinois
Fall Fest in Elmwood, Illinois
Fall Carnival fest  in Nashville, Illinois
Fall Fun Fest in Fairfield, Illinois
Flossmoor Fest in Flossmoor, Illinois
Galena Garlic Festivale in Galena, Illinois
Gallatin County Fair in Ridgway, Illinois
Geff Frontier Days in Geff, Illinois
German-American Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Grape Festival in Nauvoo, Illinois
Grayville Days Celebration in Grayville, Illinois
Greene County Days in White Hall, Illinois
Harvest Days in Dwight, Illinois
Harvest Fest in Petersburg, Illinois
Harvestfest and Fiddler’s Contest in Woodstock, Illinois
Heritage Day in Calumet City, Illinois
Heritage Days in Atkinson, Illinois
Heritage Days on the Goshen Trail in Godfrey, Illinois
Hispanic Festival and Parade in Belvidere, Illinois
Hog Capital of the World Festival in Kewanee, Illinois
Homecoming in Bethalto, Illinois

37th Annual Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival on September 1, 2013 in Geneva, Illinois

Oktoberfest on September 6, 2013 in Villa Park, Illinois

Bloomingdale Septemberfest on September 7, 2013 in Bloomingdale, Illinois

Marching Band Jamboree in Palos Hills, Illinois on September 14, 2013

Good Shepherd Manor Fall Festival in Momence, Illinois on September 14, 2013

63rd Annual Corn Fest in Morris, Illinois  on September 25, 2013

Honeybee Festival in Paris, Illinois
International Day in Glendale Heights, Illinois
International Route 66 Mother Road Festival in Springfield Illinois
Irish Days in Long Grove, Illinois
Italian Festival in Collinsville, Illinois
Johnny Appleseed Festival in Crystal Lake, Illinois
Little Vermilion Fall Festival in Danville, Illinois
Lombard Prairie Days in Lombard, Illinois
Mallardfest in Hanover, Illinois
McLeansboro Fall Festival in McLeansboro, Illinois
Monarch Butterfly Festival in Palos Heights, Illinois
Monticello Celebration in Monticello, Illinois
Mt. Carmel Ribberfest in Mount Carmel, Illinois
Ohio Bayou Festival in New Grand Chain, Illinois
Okawville Fair and Wheat Festival in Okawville, Illinois
Oktoberfest in Crystal Lake, Illinois
Oktoberfest in Lake Zurich, Illinois
Oktoberfest in Litchfield, Illinois
Oktoberfest in Oak Park, Illinois
Oktoberfest in Peoria Illinois
Oktoberfest in Westmont, Illinois
Past and Present Festival in Harrisburg, Illinois
Prairie Celebration in Decatur, Illinois
Pumpkin Festival in Morton, Illinois
Ravinia Music Festival in Highland Park, Illinois
Riverboat Days in Cairo, Illinois
Sandwich Fair in Sandwich, Illinois
Schuetzenfest in Altamont, Illinois
Scottish Fair in Midlothian, Illinois
September Fest in DeKalb, Illinois
Stockton Apple Basket Festival in Stockton, Illinois
Sumner Fall Festival in Sumner, Illinois
Sweet Corn Festival in Hoopeston, Illinois
Tinley Park Autumn Fine Arts Festival in Tinley Park, Illinois
Tri County Fair in Mendota, Illinois
Tri-County Fair in Pana, Illinois
Two Rivers Bluegrass Jam in Shirland, Illinois
Worth Days in Worth, Illinois

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Illinois festivals in October 2013

American Threshermen’s Fall Festival in Pinckneyville, Illinois
Apple Festival in Long Grove, Illinois
Barry Apple Festival in Barry, Illinois
Chicago Humanities Fall Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Corn Festival in Godfrey, Illinois
Fall Eagle Fest in Apple River, Illinois
Fall Festival in Fulton, Illinois
Fall Festival in Golconda, Illinois
Galena Country Fair in Galena, Illinois
Harvest Fest in Glendale Heights, Illinois
Harvest Moon Festival in Genoa, Illinois
Heath Harvest Fest in Robinson, Illinois
Indian Summer Festival in Springfield Illinois
International Film Festival in Chicago, Illinois
Log Cabin Days in Virginia, Illinois
Midwest Literary Festival in Aurora, Illinois
Oakdale in October in Freeport, Illinois
Octoberfest in Antioch, Illinois
Old Settlers Days in Kampsville, Illinois
Sycamore Pumpkin Festival in Sycamore, Illinois

October 6th, 2014 in Ottawa, Illinois Pumpkin Pie Bicycle Ride

October 10, 2013 in Elgin Illinois Fall Craft and Vendor Show

Illinois festivals in November 2013

Quad Cities Antique Spectacular
NOVEMBER 1, 2013

Where to be: Rock Island, Illinois at QCCA Expo Center
What it’s about: The Antique Spectacular will be held over the weekend of November 1-3, 2013. With 70+ exhibitors, it will be antiques galore.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
River Oaks Center Art and Craft Show
NOVEMBER 01, 2013

Where to be: Calument City, Illinois at River Oaks Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on 1-Nov through 3-Nov, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Villa Park Autumn Festival An Affair
NOVEMBER 01, 2013

Where to be: Villa Park, Illinois at The Odeum Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 1, 2, 3, 2013. Stage entertainment, gift certificate drawings hours, food and beverages and many.

Saint James Christmas Bazaar
NOVEMBER 1, 2013

Where to be: Arlington Heights, Illinois at St. James Parish Center
What it’s about: This annual two-day event features more than 80 artists and crafters offering quality handmade items, the Women’s Club bake sale, a.

33rd Annual O’Fallon Arts and Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: O’Fallon, Illinois at O’Fallon Township High School
What it’s about: The 33rd Annual OTHS Band Boosters Craft Fair is one of the largest and well-known in all of the St. Louis.

A Holiday Affair
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois at The Holiday Inn
What it’s about: Vendors wanted from all categories. It’s that time of year when the whole world falls in love. It’s that time when.

Showcase of Arts and Treasures
NOVEMBER 02, 2013

Where to be: Barrington, Illinois at Barrington Park District
What it’s about: The Showcase of Arts and Treasures will be held on Saturday, November 2, and Sunday, November 3. Annual fine arts and.

1st Week Holiday All-Animal Expo
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on November 2, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Saint Charles Holiday Flea Market
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Do you live for collecting? Maybe you are searching for that just right piece of Jewelry, furniture, books, antiques or fancy.

Springfield Country Treasures Craft Show
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Springfield, Illinois at Illinois Star Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Featuring Fine ceramics, photography, glassware, jewelry, paintings and more make up the region’s premiere event with lots of booths of exquisitely.

Holli-Daze Art and Craft Show
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Frankfort, Illinois at Lincoln-Way East High School Field House
What it’s about: 40th Annual Holli-Daze Show on Saturday, November 2, 2013 and Sunday, November 3, 2013, in the field-house at.

O’Fallon Township High School Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: OFallon, Illinois at OFallon Township High School
What it’s about: The 2013 OTHS Craft Fair is a juried craft fair. Crafters must make at least 50% of their products, and pictures.

Bolingbrook Holiday Craft Show
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Bolingbrook, Illinois at Annerino Community Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 2nd, 2013. Exhibits are limited to hand-made items only. ly made items or flea market.

HoneyCraft Holiday Market
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Woodstock, Illinois at Mixin Mingle
What it’s about: Shoppers peruse unique, handmade items created by HoneyCrafters. Each market has an eclectic blend of jewelry, fashion, accessories, house wares, fiber.

Algonquin Arts and Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Algonquin, Illinois at Jacobs High School
What it’s about: Fair will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Hours: 9 am – 4 pm.

Tinley Park Show
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Tinley Park, Illinois at V. J. Andrew High School Music Parents
What it’s about: Since 1985, the Victor J. Andrew Music Parents Association has hosted hundreds of crafters during the spring and fall craft shows.

Warren Band Boosters Craft Show
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Gurnee, Illinois at Warren Township High School
What it’s about: The 19th Annual Warren High School Craft Fair hosted by the Warren High School Band Boosters will be held on November.

Chicago DeafNation Expo
NOVEMBER 2, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Harper College – Building M, Wellness and Sports Center
What it’s about: DeafNation Expo is the foremost touring trade show for, by, and about deaf people. DeafNation provides exhibitions and entertainment around the.

BHS Band Aides Craft Show
NOVEMBER 02, 2013

Where to be: Bloomington, Illinois at Bloomington High School
What it’s about: The BHS Band Aides Craft Show will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Bloomington High School. Over 140 different.

Harvest of the Hands Art and Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 02, 2013

Where to be: Naperville, Illinois at 20 N Center St
What it’s about: The UMW’s annual Harvest of the Hands Craft Show and Bake Sale is held each year in November. This year’s sale.

Silver Crossings Vendor Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 02, 2013

Where to be: New Lenox, Illinois at Silver Cross Hospital
What it’s about: Silver Crossings Vendor/Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Silver Cross Hospital, Pavilion A, 1890 Silver Cross.

Mistletoe Market Craft and Gift Show
NOVEMBER 3, 2013

Where to be: Highland Park, Illinois at Immaculate Conception Parish Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 3rd, 2013. Hours: 8 am to 3 pm.

International Dairy Show
NOVEMBER 3, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place
What it’s about: The International Dairy Show is the ONE show you need to attend. All the stakeholders in the dairy industry – those.
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Holiday Sampler Craft and Vendor Show
NOVEMBER 3, 2013

Where to be: Elk Grove Village, Illinois at Elk Grove High School
What it’s about: Let us help you get a head start on your holiday shopping ! Over 250 crafters and vendors will display an.

Mistletoe Market Craft and Gift Show
NOVEMBER 03, 2013

Where to be: Highland Park, Illinois at Immaculate Conception Parish Women’s Guild
What it’s about: 27th Annual Mistletoe Market, Craft and Gift Show will be held on Sunday, November 3th, 2013. Sponsored by: Immaculate Conception Parish.

Oak Park Women’s Exchange Holiday Art and Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 03, 2013

Where to be: Oak Park, Illinois at Oak Park/River Forest High School
What it’s about: The Artisans and Crafters Unique Boutique of the Oak Park Women’s Exchange is a not-for-profit marketplace that gives local artisans a.

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Artisan Guild Winter Fair
NOVEMBER 06, 2013

Where to be: Lake Forest, Illinois at Gorton Community Center
What it’s about: Learn the mysteries of Nuno-felting, Lampworking, Zentangles, Confectionery, Silhouettes, Collage, Acrylics, Watercolor, Glass painting and more! Artists will share their uniquely.

Holiday Fest
NOVEMBER 7, 2013

Where to be: Oswego, Illinois at Emerson Creek Pottery and Tearoom
What it’s about: Event will be held on November 7-9, 2013. Hours: Thursday Sneak Peek (6 :00 PM – 9 :00 PM ) Friday.

The Grove Arts and Craft Faire
NOVEMBER 7, 2013

Where to be: Glenview, Illinois at The Grove National Historic Landmark
What it’s about: The Grove Arts and Craft Faire is a juried show/sale featuring the handmade work of accepted artists. Browse through the charming.

Chicago Log and Timber Home Show
NOVEMBER 8, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center
What it’s about: The Log and Timber home show is a unique opportunity for you to gather information for your dream home project. Meet.
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Wilder Mansion Holiday Market
NOVEMBER 8, 2013

Where to be: Elmhurst, Illinois at Wilder Mansion
What it’s about: 3rd Annual Wilder Mansion Holiday Market: One of a kind art, crafts and seasonal gifts will be held on November 8th-9th,.

Palatine Holiday Festival of Show
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Harper College
What it’s about: Fair will be held on Nov 9 and 10, 2013. You will find water colors, stained glass, sports and scenic photography,.

Harper College Holiday Festival of Art and Crafts
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Harper College
What it’s about: Show will be held on Nov 9 and 10, 2013. $3.00 Admission. Features over 200 booths of some of the most.

2nd Sunday Grayslake Illinois Antique Market
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Grayslake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Over 30 Years and Going Strong, New Promoter Sets the Pace at Grayslake Antique Market. Bob has a lot of experience.

Urbana Holiday Market
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Urbana, Illinois at Lincoln Square Village Holiday Market, Lincoln Square Village
What it’s about: Holiday Market is a unique event consisting of weekly Saturday markets inside of the Lincoln Square during the months of November.

Edwardsville Fair
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Edwardsville, Illinois at Edwardsville High School
What it’s about: EHS Band Boosters Craft Fair with 270+ booths of quality hand-crafted items, 2nd weekend in November. Full lunch concessions, raffle, attendance.

Resurrection HS Fair
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Resurrection High School
What it’s about: Fair will be held on November 9th, 2013. Hours: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

CCW Holiday Craft Show
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Bloomingdale, Illinois at Saint Isidore Ministry Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 9th, 2013. Hours: 9am to 3pm.

Holiday Crafts and More Boutique
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Rolling Meadows, Illinois at Rolling Meadows High School
What it’s about: The Rolling Meadows High School Athletic Boosters is pleased to announce that we are hosting our 35 annual event this year!.

Christmas in the Country
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Sandwich, Illinois at Sandwich High School
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 9-10 at Sandwich High School, Sandwich, IL. Hours: Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday 11:00am.

Sandwich Christmas in the Country Show
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Sandwich, Illinois at Sandwich Middle School
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 9-10 at Middle School, Sandwich, IL. Hours: Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday 11:00am -.

Sandwich Holiday Show
NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Where to be: Sandwich, Illinois at Haskin Grade School
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 9-10 at Haskin Grade School, Sandwich, IL. Hours: Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm and Sunday 11:00am.

Red Sled Holiday Bazaar
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: La Grange, Illinois at Ogden Avenue School
What it’s about: The Annual Red Sled Holiday Bazaar is November 9, 2013. It is held at Ogden Avenue Elementary and is fun for.

Snowflakes In November Craft Show and Bake Sale
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Ken-Rock Community Center
What it’s about: Just in time for your holiday shopping, the Craft and Bake Sale has over 90 crafters offering home made crafts perfect.

Little Flower PTC Holiday Craft Bazaar
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: Springfield, Illinois at Little Flower School
What it’s about: This year’s Bazaar is scheduled for November 9th and 10th, 2013. Saturday’s hours will be 9am to 4pm and Sunday’s hours.

Mothers Club of Geneva Holiday Show
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: Geneva, Illinois at Geneva High School
What it’s about: The Holiday Show features 100+ Crafters, Luncheon, Bake Sale, and Raffle Baskets. Attendance is 1300+.

Altrusa Holiday Bazaar
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: Macomb, Illinois at Macomb Senior High School
What it’s about: Featuring crafts, commercial, original art, gifts, raffles, 50-50 drawing, sandwiches, soup, desserts and much more. Hours: Sat 9-3.

Crusaders Annual Fall Bazaar and Craft Vendor Show
NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Where to be: Kankakee, Illinois at Grace Christian Academy
What it’s about: Featuring Fine Art, Limited or handmade prints, High-quality fine craft, Country Crafts, Offset lithograph prints, Handcraft item under $25, Imported art.

Elmwood Holiday Boutique Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 10, 2013

Where to be: Naperville, Illinois at Elementary school
What it’s about: Elmwood Home and School Association invites you to participate in our Annual Boutique Craft Fair on Sunday, November 10th, 2013. All.
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Elmwood Boutique Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 10, 2013

Where to be: Naperville, Illinois at Elmwood Elementary School
What it’s about: This highly anticipated community event will take place on Sunday, November 10th, 2013 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Elmwood Holiday Boutique Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 10, 2013

Where to be: Naperville, Illinois at Elmwood Elementary School
What it’s about: Calling all vendors and home-based business consultants for the 6th annual Elmwood Boutique Craft Fair on November 10, 2013.
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Wheaton Fall Great Midwest Train Show
NOVEMBER 10, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: One of the world’s LARGEST train Shows! Featuring HO Scale, N Scale, Lionel, O Scale, G Scale, American Flyer, Hobby Tools,.
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West Suburban Fall Coin Show
NOVEMBER 10, 2013

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at Park Place of Countryside Banquet Hall
What it’s about: Chicago’s Largest Monthly Show with over 10,000 square feet of floor space. With dealers from 5 Midwestern States. Dealers buying and.

Orland Park Bridal Expo
NOVEMBER 10, 2013

Where to be: Orland Park, Illinois at Georgios Banquets
What it’s about: Orland Park Bridal Expo will be held on 10-Nov, 2013. Bridal Expo allow you and your entire bridal party to sample.

Tinley Park Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Where to be: Tinley Park, Illinois at Tinley Park Convention Center
What it’s about: Welcome to Original Sewing and Quilt Expo! Get ready for three days of fun, satisfaction and personal fulfillment when Original Sewing.

The Grove Arts and Craft Faire
NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Where to be: Glenview, Illinois at The Grove National Historic Landmark
What it’s about: The Grove Arts and Craft Faire is a juried show/sale featuring the handmade work of accepted artists. Browse through the charming.

Chicagoland Show
NOVEMBER 15, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Pheasant Run Resort Megacenter and Ballroom
What it’s about: The Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot-Machine and Jukebox Show is one of the largest show of its type in the world! It’s.

Quincy Country Treasures Craft Show
NOVEMBER 15, 2013

Where to be: Quincy, Illinois at Oakley Lindsay Center
What it’s about: Featuring Fine ceramics, photography, glassware, jewelry, paintings and more make up the region’s premiere event with lots of booths of exquisitely.

Gazebo Holiday Market
NOVEMBER 15, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Junior League of Chicago Headquarters
What it’s about: The Junior League of Chicago’s Gazebo Holiday Market will be held on Friday, November 15 and Saturday, November 16 at JLC.

Longfellow Elementary 3rd Annual Holiday Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Buffalo Grove, IL
What it’s about: The 3rd annual craft fair features a variety of handmade items from local crafters and direct sales product from vendors. Bake.

Art for the Season
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Palos Hills, Illinois at A. A. Stagg High School
What it’s about: Art, Craft and vendor show displaying the products of more than125 exhibitors. The show will also includes lunch, food sampling, raffles.

jArt for the Season
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Palos Hills, Illinois at Stagg High School
What it’s about: Art, craft, and vendor show featuring over 125 booths along with pancake breakfast, lunch, food sampling, raffles, pictures with Santa, and.

EPFD Ladies Auxillary Vendor/Craft Show
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: East Peoria, Illinois at Folepi Building
What it’s about: this vendor show benefits the east peoria fire department.

St. Charles Holiday Festival of Show
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center
What it’s about: Fair will be held on Nov 16 and 17, 2013. You will find water colors, stained glass, sports and scenic photography,.

Saint Charles Festival of
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on Nov 16 and 17, 2013. $2.00 Admission. Features over 175 booths of some of the most.

Wheaton Antique Market
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Thousands of Eager Buyers and Treasure Seekers filled all available stalls at the Dupage County Fairgrounds. Many of the over 300.

Longfellow Elementary Holiday Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Buffalo Grove, Illinois at Longfellow Elementary School
What it’s about: Mark Your Calendars for the Longfellow PTO Holiday Craft Fair! There’ll be some exciting new vendors this year and some returning.

Urbana Art Fair
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Urbana, Illinois at Urbana Civic Center
What it’s about: Featuring basketry, ceramics, fiber, fiber/batik, glass, jewelry, painting/printmaking, photography, and woodworking. Hours: Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4.

St. Christopher Mothers’ Club Craft Show
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Midlothian, Illinois at St. Christopher School
What it’s about: This year marks the 41st year for the Craft Show. It is the largest fundraiser for St. Christopher School. The Craft.

WHSD1 PTO Vendor and Craft Show
NOVEMBER 16, 2013

Where to be: Winthrop Harbor, Illinois at North Prairie Jr. High School
What it’s about: The Winthrop Harbor School District 1 PTO will be holding their annual vendor and craft show on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

3rd Week Holiday All-Animal Expo
NOVEMBER 17, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on November 17, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Autumn Festival, An Arts & Crafts Affair
NOVEMBER 21, 2013

Where to be: Villa Park, Illinois at The Odeum
What it’s about: Hours: Thursday/Friday 11am to 9pm; Saturday 9am to 7pm; Sunday 10am to 5pm. Hundreds of the nation’s finest artists and crafters.

Villa Park Autumn Festival An Affair
NOVEMBER 21, 2013

Where to be: Villa Park, Illinois at The Odeum Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 21, 22, 23, 24, 2013. Stage entertainment, gift certificate drawings hours, food and beverages and.

Home Decorating Art Spree
NOVEMBER 21, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at James R. Thompson Center
What it’s about: 20 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft. Hours: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM.

The Inside Show
NOVEMBER 22, 2013

Where to be: Highland Park, Illinois at Highland Park Country Club
What it’s about: Amdur Productions extends art festival season into the pre-holiday season with the return of The Inside Show. A select group of.

Stratford Square Art and Craft Show
NOVEMBER 22, 2013

Where to be: Bloomingdale, Illinois at Stratford Square
What it’s about: Show will be held on 22-Nov through 24-Nov, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Victorian Holiday Weekend
NOVEMBER 22, 2013

Where to be: Lebanon, Illinois at Downtown
What it’s about: Join us on November 22, 23 and 24, 2013 for the 21st Annual Victorian Holiday Weekend! The downtown merchants open on.

Cornucopia Holiday Gift Show
NOVEMBER 22, 2013

Where to be: Evanston, Illinois at The Woman’s Club of Evanston (WCE)
What it’s about: For more than 20 years, the WCE’s annual holiday gift show has been a go-to source for women’s and children’s apparel.

Hobnob Holiday Market
NOVEMBER 22, 2013

Where to be: Danville, Illinois at Danville Gardens
What it’s about: Join us for a vintage and handmade holiday celebration! 50+ hand-picked vendors, yummy food, great music, and loads of wonderful finds.bring.

Christmas Crossroads Craft Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Lockport, Illinois at Lockport East High School
What it’s about: Original, hand-crated items only.

A Holiday Happening
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at Du Page County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: A Holiday Happening will be held on November 23 and November 24, 2014 in Wheaton, IL. We strives to present the.

Grayslake Holiday Festival of Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Lake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Fair will be held on Nov. 23 and 24, 2013. You will find water colors, stained glass, sports and scenic photography,.

Christmas Crossroads Christmas Craft Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Lockport, Illinois at Lockport East High School, Field House
What it’s about: ALL proceeds go to benefit local causes such as scholarships, medical care and food pantries. Join us for a great weekend.

Downtown Bloomington Thanksgiving Market
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Bloomington, Illinois at U. S. Cellular Coliseum
What it’s about: The Thanksgiving Market will be held on November 23rd, 2013. Everything you buy from our farmers, artists, and prepared food artisans.

CSHS Athletic Boosters Annual Fall Craft Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Orland Park, Illinois at Carl Sandburg High School
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 23rd through November 24th, 2013. Hours: Saturday, 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Wonderful Holiday Market Festival
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Plumbers Hall
What it’s about: This Euro-style, indoor-outdoor urban antique market in the historic West Loop neighborhood features 200 select purveyors of high quality, amazingly priced.

Home Decor, Crafts and More Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Arlington Heights, Illinois at Our Lady of the Wayside
What it’s about: 33rd Annual Home Decor, Craft and More Show will be held on Saturday, November 23, 2013. For more than thirty years,.
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St. Charles Christmas On The Fox Art and Craft Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: The Prairie Events Center building at the Kane County Fairgrounds provides a perfect venue for the Christmas on the Fox Art.

Carl Sandburg High School Holiday Craft Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Orland Park, Illinois at Carl Sandburg High School
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 23rd and 24th, 2013. Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm.

Carl Sandburg Athletic Booster Club Craft Show
NOVEMBER 23, 2013

Where to be: Orland Park, Illinois at Carl Sandburg High School
What it’s about: The Annual Carl Sandburg Athletic Booster Club Craft Show will be held on November 23-24, 2013.

Tinley Park Doll and Bear Show and Sale
NOVEMBER 24, 2013

Where to be: Tinley Park, Illinois at Tinley Park Convention Center
What it’s about: This show began just a few years ago for those looking to shop or sell 1 last time before the end.

Crystal Lake Holiday Gun Show
NOVEMBER 24, 2013

Where to be: Crystal Lake, Illinois at Holiday Convention Center
What it’s about: The Crystal Lake Gun Show will be held on Sun, Nov 24th, 2013. Hours: 8am to 1pm.
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Prospect High School Snowbird Craft Show
NOVEMBER 24, 2013

Where to be: Mount Prospect, Illinois at Prospect High School Field House
What it’s about: Free Parking, Concessions, Raffle, Bake Sale, Make-n-Take Kids Crafts. Admission, $2 adults; $1 students with school I.D.; kids ages 12 and.

Ladies Pamper Night®
NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Pheasant Run Resort – Mega Center
What it’s about: The Ultimate Girls Night Out! Ladies Pamper Night is hosted in Nationwide. Ladies Pamper Night is an Evening of Relaxation, Rejuvenation,.

The Buzz Shoppe: Fri 11/29/13
NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Where to be: Woodstock, Illinois at Mixin Mingle Retail Storefront
What it’s about: The Buzz Shoppe, a fun local business showcase, takes place select days on the square at Mixin Mingle in Woodstock, IL.

Quad City Christmas Arts and Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Where to be: Rock Island, Illinois at QCCA Expo Center
What it’s about: Event will be held on November 29th through December 1st, 2013. Hours: Friday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm and.

Effingham Country Treasures Craft Show
NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Where to be: Effingham, Illinois at Village Square Mall
What it’s about: Featuring Fine ceramics, photography, glassware, jewelry, paintings and more make up the region’s premiere event with lots of booths of exquisitely.

St. Charles Ladies Pamper Night
NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Mega Center
What it’s about: You’ve been balancing a busy life and it’s time to grab your girlfriends and enjoy manicures, facials, exciting makeovers, amazing spa.

The Late Late Craft Show
NOVEMBER 29, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro
What it’s about: The 2nd annual Late Late Craft Show comes to you Friday, November 29th, 2013. It will feature 30+ very talented vendors.

Holiday Chicagoland Premier Antique Show
NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Where to be: St Charles, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center, Pleasant Run Resoort
What it’s about: Market will be held on November 30th and Dec. 1st, 2013. Hours: Saturday 11am – 5pm and Sunday 9am – 3pm

Grayslake Holiday Festival of
NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Lake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Show will be held on Nov 30 and Dec 1, 2013. $3.00 Admission. Features over 300 booths of some of the.

Saint Charles Christmas Flea Market
NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Do you live for collecting? Maybe you are searching for that just right piece of Jewelry, furniture, books, antiques or fancy.

Collinsville Great Train Expo
NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Where to be: Collinsville, Illinois at Gateway Center
What it’s about: The Great Train Expo is a national, traveling show that caters to the model railroad enthusiast. The show features 200-500 tables.

Christmas Craft and Gift Show
NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Where to be: Benton, Illinois at Benton Civic Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on November 30th, 2013. Hours: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Hawthorn Woods Holiday Craft Fair
NOVEMBER 30, 2013

Where to be: Hawthorn Woods, Illinois at The Barn at Village Hall
What it’s about: Fair will be held on November 30th, 2013. Hours: Noon – 4:00 p.m

Illinois festivals in December 2013

December 12, 2013 in Geneva, Illinois Geneva Christmas House Tour

December 12, 2013 in Geneva, Illinois Geneva Christmas Walk

Buzz Shoppe: Sun 12/01/03
December 1, 2013

Where to be: Woodstock, Illinois at Mixin Mingle Retail Storefront
What it’s about: Buzz Shoppe is a fun local business showcase that takes place select days on the square at Mixin Mingle in Woodstock,.

Tinley Park Annual Holiday Toy Show
December 1, 2013

Where to be: Tinley Park, Illinois at Tinley Park High School
What it’s about: The famous annual Tinley Park Annual Holiday Toy Show is not to be missed! People come from Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, and.
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Greater Peoria Farm Show
December 3, 2013

Where to be: Peoria, Illinois at Peoria Civic Center
What it’s about: Greater Peoria Farm Show held on December 3-5, 2013. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm.

Holiday – Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Show
December 05, 2013

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on December 5 – 8, 2013. Hours: Friday – Sunday 9:30am – 5:30pm.

Holiday – Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Show
December 5, 2013

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on December 5th through December 8th, 2013. Hours: Friday – Sunday 9:30am – 5:30pm.
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One of a Kind Show and Sale Chicago
December 5, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at The Merchandise Mart
What it’s about: The 13th annual One of a Kind Show and Sale Chicago is Chicago’s holiday shopping show! A refreshing alternative to traditional.

Victoria’s Holiday Craft Boutique
December 05, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Norwood Park Field House
What it’s about: Victoria’s Holiday Boutique and Cafe will be held December 6-8 at the Noble-Seymour-Crippen House 5624 N. Newark Ave., Chicago. Admission to.

Belleville Country Treasures Craft Show
December 6, 2013

Where to be: Belleville, Illinois at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Featuring Fine ceramics, photography, glassware, jewelry, paintings and more make up the region’s premiere event with lots of booths of exquisitely.

Crete Country Christmas
December 6, 2013

Where to be: Crete, Illinois at From Crete Funeral Home (Across From Crete Library)
What it’s about: Event will be held on Dec 6, 7, and 8, 2013.
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Christmas Walk and House Tour
December 6, 2013

Where to be: Geneva, Illinois at Downtown Geneva
What it’s about: Celebrate the beauty of the season with the Annual Christmas Walk and House Tour. Many shops and restaurants are offering specials.
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Lambs Farm Holiday Art, Craft and Gift Show
December 6, 2013

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
What it’s about: The 2014 Lambs Farm Holiday Lights Gift and Craft Fair was a HUGE success and booth space for the 2013 show.

Gallery Hop
December 6, 2013

Where to be: Rock Island, Illinois at The District
What it’s about: Art galleries, shops, clubs, and restaurants offer a variety of local visual and performing arts. Shop for holiday gifts. Free admission.

Holiday Lights Gift and Craft Fair
December 6, 2013

Where to be: Arlington Heights, Illinois at Arlington Park Racecourse
What it’s about: Join us for the 33rd Holiday Lights Gift and Craft Fair. Your holiday shopping is easy as 1-2-3 with the largest.

Carlinville Christmas Market
December 06, 2013

Where to be: Carlinville, Illinois at 112 North Side Square
What it’s about: Join us at the 24th annual Christmas Market, an oldest outdoor event to be held during the Christmas holiday in Illinois.

2013 Christmastime at Fine Line
December 06, 2013

Where to be: St Charles, Illinois at Fine Line Creative Arts Center
What it’s about: Fine Line Creative Arts Center is holding its 26th annual juried Christmastime at Fine Line Members Show and Sale this December.

Holiday Boutique- Vendor & Craft Fair
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Mundelein, Illinois at Fremont Intermediate School
What it’s about: Local vendors, crafters, and home based businesses are looking to help you ease your holiday shopping. Find that perfect gift for.

Christmas Bazaar
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at St. Gertrude Church
What it’s about: Crafters & Artisans now being accepted for St. Gertrude Parish Christmas Bazaar in the Chicago Edgewater community. For over 25 years.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Tinley Park Festival of
December 07, 2013

Where to be: Tinley Park, Illinois at Tinley Park Convention Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on Dec 7 and 8, 2013. $3.00 Admission. Features over 180 booths of some of the most.

1st Week Holiday Scott Smith All Animal Expo
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on December 7, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Pulaski Park Fieldhouse
What it’s about: We’ll be bringing winter cheer to our hometown with the 8th Annual Renegade Craft Fair Holiday Market in Chicago on December.

West Suburban Holiday Coin Show
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at Park Place of Countryside Banquet Hall
What it’s about: Chicago’s Largest Monthly Show with over 10,000 square feet of floor space. With dealers from 5 Midwestern States. Dealers buying and.

Zurko Promotions Grayslake Illinois Antique and Collectibles Market
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Grayslake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Over 30 Years and Going Strong, New Promoter Sets the Pace at Grayslake Antique Market. Bob has a lot of experience.

Woodstock Fun in the Sun Craft Fair
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Woodstock, Illinois at Redeemer Lutheran Chuirch
What it’s about: Features many types of crafts and vendors; woodworking, jewelry, candles, Christmas cards, books, Golden Canyon Candles, and Scentsy Candles, as well.

Les Artisans Show
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Kankakee, Illinois at Kankakee County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Come shop for quality handmade including. wood items, florals, baskets, candles, original artist’s photos, crafts from barn siding,.

HoneyCraft Winter Market
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Woodstock, Illinois at Mixin Mingle
What it’s about: Shoppers peruse unique, handmade items created by HoneyCrafters. Each market has an eclectic blend of jewelry, fashion, accessories, house wares, fiber.

Holiday Housewalk
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Marengo & Union, Illinois at Homes Throughout the Townships
What it’s about: Join us for the 22nd edition of the Marengo and Union Holiday Housewalk to be held on Saturday December 7th from 9am to 5pm and Sunday.

Holiday Extravaganza
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Elk Grove Village, Illinois at The Pavilion’s Garden Terrace Room
What it’s about: Free admission to the public. Purchase some great gifts from the vendors for your holiday shopping needs. There will be crafters.

Lake Park Craft Fair
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Roselle, Illinois at Lake Park High School
What it’s about: Lake Park Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013. Hours: 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Lane Craft Show and Festival of Trees
December 7, 2013

Where to be: Sandwich, Illinois at Best Western Timber Creek Inn and Suites
What it’s about: Holiday Lane Crafts Show features a variety of crafters and their beautiful crafts to entice your holiday shopping list. Hours: 10:00am.

Christmas Craft Fair and Cookie Walk
December 07, 2013

Where to be: Lake Villa, Illinois at Calvary Christian Academy Gym
What it’s about: Fair will be held on Saturday, December 07, 2013. Visit more than 40 fine and talented crafters and vendors. Hours: 9am.

Holiday Hurrah Craft Fair
December 07, 2013

Where to be: Morris, Illinois at Morris Community High School Fieldhouse
What it’s about: Holiday Hurrah Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Morris Community High School. Hours: 9:00 A.M. -.

Winter Boutique Fair
December 07, 2013

Where to be: Vernon Hills, Illinois at Hawthorn Middle School South
What it’s about: The 2013 Winter Boutique juried and invitational show and sale will provide a widely advertised facility for the exhibition of unique.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Olde Alton Fair
December 07, 2013

Where to be: Alton, Illinois at Alton High School
What it’s about: 25th Annual Art and Craft Fair will be held on December 7-8, 2013. Large variety of vendors and crafters from Illinois.

Wheaton Holiday Great Midwest Train Show
December 8, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: One of the world’s LARGEST train Shows! Featuring HO Scale, N Scale, Lionel, O Scale, G Scale, American Flyer, Hobby Tools,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Kane County Holiday Sportsman’s Show
December 08, 2013

Where to be: St.Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Buy, sell and trade firearms and all related items. Fishing tackle, military, air guns, muzzle loading, Indian artifacts, swords, gun parts,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Chicago Winter International Gem and Jewelry Show
December 13, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Donald E. Stephens, Hall A
What it’s about: Fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, minerals and much more at the lowest prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Last Chance Craft Fair
December 14, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Last Chance will be held on December 14 and December 15, 2014 in St. Charles, IL. We strives to present the.

Palatine Holiday Festival of Show
December 14, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Harper College
What it’s about: Fair will be held on Dec. 14 and 15, 2013. You will find water colors, stained glass, sports and scenic photography,.

Gulfstream Park Art Festival
December 14, 2013

Where to be: Highland Park, Illinois at The Village at Gulfstream Park
What it’s about: After a successful first year, the Gulfstream Park Art Festival returns to The Village at Gulfstream Park, south Florida’s newest outdoor.

Harper College Christmas Festival of Art and Crafts
December 14, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Harper College
What it’s about: Show will be held on Dec 14 and 15, 2013. $3.00 Admission. Features over 200 booths of some of the most.

Randolph Street Christmas Market Festival
December 14, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Plumbers Hall
What it’s about: This Euro-style, indoor-outdoor urban antique market in the historic West Loop neighborhood features 200 select purveyors of high quality, amazingly priced.

Bucktown Holiday Artshow
December 14, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Holstein Park Fieldhouse
What it’s about: 15th Annual year for the Bucktown Holiday ArtShow where artists offer their work for sale and customers come to shop! Art.

Holiday Craft Fair 2013
December 14, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at William Fremd High School
What it’s about: Get in the holiday spirit at the Fremd Holiday Boutique and check out the show for all things fashionable and fun!.

Home for the Holidays show
December 14, 2013

Where to be: Kankakee, Illinois at Kankakee Civic Auditorium
What it’s about: Home for the Holidays show is scheduled for Saturday, December 14th, 2013 at Kankakee Civic Auditorium. Hours: 9 a.m. – 6.

Lalapalooza rock music fest 2013

Lallapalooza 2013 at night in Grant Park Chicago, Illinois

3rd Week Holiday Scott Smith All Animal Expo
December 15, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on December 15, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Christmas Motorcycle Swap Meet
December 15, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Prairie Expo Building at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Just in time for Christmas! There are leather, t-shirt, memorabilia, new, and used part vendors.There is a little for everyone. General.

Holiday Art Spree
December 19, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at James R. Thompson Center, Suite 2-100, 100 W. Randolph
What it’s about: 25 Artisans display and demonstrate their technique. Meet the artisans and browse one-of-a-kind fine craft. Hours: 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM.

Wheaton Illinois Antique Market
December 21, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Thousands of Eager Buyers and Treasure Seekers filled all available stalls at the Dupage County Fairgrounds. Many of the over 300

Illinois is also home to some of the best cities for festivals in the world!  Here’s some of the festivals that made our list of greatest festival cities:

Illinois festival and events Date City
Roselle Cruise Night 2014 May 31 Roselle, Illinois
Cavalcade of Planes Festival 2014 June 1 Bolingbrook, Illinois
Lincoln Avenue LIVE Fest 2014 June 1 Chicago Illinois
Day in Our Village 2014 June 2 Oak Park, Illinois
Frontier Park Kite Flying Festival 2014 June 2 Naperville Illinois
Old Settlers Days 2014 June 6 Rockton, Illinois
Chicago Blues Festival June 6 Chicago Illinois
Addison Bike and Car Cruise Nights June 6 Addison, Illinois
Island Rendezvous June 7 Romeoville, Illinois
Railroad Daze June 7 Franklin Park, Illinois
Daisy Days June 7 Clarendon Hills, Illinois
Aledo Rhubarb Fest June 7 Aledo, Illinois
Ribfest Chicago XVI June 7 Chicago Illinois
Pride of the Fox Riverfest June 7 Saint Charles, Illinois
Gebhard Woods Dulcimer and Traditional Music Festival June 8 Morris, Illinois
Elk Grove Rotary Fest June 12 Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Woodridge Jubilee June 12 Woodridge, Illinois
Grant Park Music Festival June 12 Chicago Illinois
Puerto Rican Parade and Festival June 12 Chicago, Illinois
Libertyville Days Festival 2013 June 13 Libertyville, Illinois
Oswegoland PrairieFest June 13 Oswego, Illinois
Old Canal Days June 14 Lockport, Illinois
Hamilton County Fair June 14 Mc Leansboro, Illinois
Family Sports Festival June 14 Chicago Illinois
Blues On The Fox June 14 Aurora Illinois
Scottish Festival and Highland Games June 14 Itasca, Illinois
Elgin Ribfest June 14 Elgin Illinois
Taste of Randolph Street June 14 Chicago Illinois
Custer’s Last Stand Festival of the Arts June 15 Evanston, Illinois
Sausage Fest Chicago June 15 Chicago Illinois
Six Corners BBQ Fest June 15 Chicago Illinois
Swedish Days Festival presented by Cadence Health June 18 Geneva, Illinois
Family Fair, Church of the Holy Spirit June 19 Schaumburg, Illinois
Seneca Shipyard Days Festival June 19 Seneca, Illinois
Rotary GroveFest June 20 Downers Grove, Illinois
Chicago Gospel Music Festival June 20 Chicago Illinois
Homer Community Fest June 20 Homer Glen, Illinois
Throttle Fest June 20 Bridgeview, Illinois
Long Grove Strawberry Festival Friday, June 21 Long Grove, Illinois
Family Fun Fest Friday, June 21 Lemont, Illinois
Arboretum’s Summer Music Festival June 21 Barrington, Illinois
Arboretum Music Fest June 21 Barrington, Illinois
Chicago Pride Fest June 22 Chicago Illinois
Galesburg Railroad Days June 22 Galesburg, Illinois
Green Music Festival June 22 Chicago Illinois
Western Illinois Fair June 26 Griggsville, Illinois
Bourbonnais Friendship Festival June 26 Bourbonnais, Illinois
Liberty Days June 27 Morris, Illinois
Carol Stream Summer Carnival June 27 Carol Stream, Illinois
Wauconda Fest June 27 Wauconda, Illinois
Downtown Alive June 28 Aurora Illinois
Cicero American Fest June 28 Cicero, Illinois
Northlake Days June 28 Melrose Park, Illinois
Wheaton Gospel Jazz Fest June 29 Wheaton, Illinois
Bartlett Festival of the Arts June 29 Bartlett, Illinois
Glenview Summer Festival June 29 Glenview, Illinois
Lincoln Park Arts and Music Festival June 29 Chicago Illinois
Chicago Summer fest June 29 Chicago Illinois
Kratt Brothers Event June 30 Brookfield, Illinois
Taste of Lombard July 2 Lombard, Illinois
Naperville Ribfest July 3 Naperville Illinois
Hometown Fest July 3 Palatine, Illinois
Northwest Fourth-Fest July 3 Schaumburg, Illinois
Lakeside Festival July 3 Crystal Lake, Illinois
Morton Grove Days July 3 Morton Grove, Illinois
Frontier Days July 3 Arlington Heights, Illinois
Oak Fest July 3 Oak Forest, Illinois
Lisle Eyes to the Skies July 3 Lisle, Illinois
Bartlett 4th of July Fest July 3 Bartlett, Illinois
4th of July Celebration in Yorkville July 4 Yorkville, Illinois
Bensenville Liberty fest July 4 Bensenville, Illinois
Elmwood Park 4th of July July 4 Elmwood Park, Illinois
AudioFeed 2014 July 4 Urbana, Illinois
Itasca 4th of July Fest July 4 Itasca, Illinois
Wave front Music Fest in  Chicago, Illinois July 5 Chicago, Illinois
Taste of Lake View celebration in Chicago Illinois – With more than 40,000 attendees, you can expect Chicago’s ultimate in music and culinary festivities during the 2 day fare events. July 6 Chicago, Illinois
Glendale Heights Summer fest July 10 Glendale Heights, Illinois
Taste Of Chicago July 10 Chicago, Illinois
Island in the City July 11 Harwood Heights, Illinois
Taste of Westmont July 11 Westmont, Illinois
West Chicago Railroad Days July 11 West Chicago, Illinois
Palos Hills Friendship Festival and Carnival July 11 Palos Hills, Illinois
Itasca Fest July 11 Itasca, Illinois
Lake in the Hills Rocking Rotary Ribfest July 11 Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Taste of Park Ridge July 11 Park Ridge, Illinois
Wilmette Summerfest July 12 Wilmette, Illinois
HEART OF Illinois FAIR July 12 Peoria Illinois
Square Roots July 12 Chicago, Illinois
Fiesta Days July 12 Mchenry, Illinois
Windmill City Festival July 12 Batavia, Illinois
ByronFest July 12 Byron, Illinois
Mchenry fiesta days July 12 Mchenry, Illinois
Mchenry fiesta days July 12 Mchenry, Illinois
ByronFest July 12 Byron, Illinois
Irish American Heritage Festival July 12 Chicago, Illinois
Lemont Heritage Festival July 13 Lemont, Illinois
Roscoe Village Burger Fest July 13 Chicago, Illinois
Ribs on the River July 13 Yorkville, Illinois
Summer on Southport Saturday, July 13 Chicago, Illinois
SACRED HEART GERMANFEST Thursday, July 18 Lombard, Illinois
Sacred Heart German fest Thursday, July 18 Lombard, Illinois
Antioch Taste of Summer Thursday, July 18 Antioch, Illinois
Des Plaines Summer Fling Friday, July 19 Des Plaines, Illinois
Alpine fest Friday, July 19 Lake Zurich, Illinois
Pitchfork Music Festival Friday, July 19 Chicago, Illinois
Shed Fest Friday, July 19 Highland Park, Illinois
Naperville AleFest July 20 Naperville Illinois
Ridge fest  July 25 Chicago Ridge, Illinois
Algonquin Founders Days  July 25 Algonquin, Illinois
Algonquin Purple People Days July 25 Algonquin, Ill
Bigfoot Band Camp Music Festival July 25 Hennepin, Illinois
Sugar Grove Corn Boil July 26 Sugar Grove, Illinois
Jeff Fest Arts and Music Festival Friday, July 26 Chicago, Illinois
Streamwood Summer Celebration Friday, July 26 Streamwood, Illinois
North Shore Festival of the Arts Saturday, July 27 Skokie, Illinois
Anonapalooza Family Summerfest 2013 music festival Saturday, July 27 Geneva, Illinois
W.A.C.O. Wingfest Sunday, July 28 Schaumburg, Illinois
Ralph’s World Sunday, July 28 Brookfield, Illinois
Northbrook Days Wednesday, July 31 Northbrook, Illinois
Chicago Uptown Lakefront Carnival and Entertainment Festival in Chicago, Illinois Thursday, August 1 Chicago, Illinois
RomeoFest Thursday, August 1 Romeoville, Illinois
Lincolnwood Fest Thursday, August 1 Lincolnwood, Illinois
Decatur Celebration Friday, August 2 Decatur, Illinois
Lollapalooza one of the top Music festivals in the world Friday, August 2 Chicago, Illinois
Taste of Roselle Friday, August 2 Roselle, Illinois
Summer Daze Friday, August 2 Warrenville, Illinois
North Aurora Days Friday, August 2 North Aurora Illinois
Wrigleyville Summerfest Saturday, August 3 Chicago, Illinois
Rock’n Brat Saturday, August 3 Dekalb, Illinois
Wheaton Brew Fest Saturday, August 3 Wheaton, Illinois
Channahon’s Three Rivers Festival Wednesday, August 7 Channahon, Illinois
Gurnee Days 2013 festival with parade, Classic Car Show, art show, rib Eating tournament, and much much more!
Gurnee Days is an annual festival that celebrates our villages proud history, advancements and treasured residents.
Thursday, August 8 Gurnee, Illinois
Wood Dale Prairie Days Festival 2013 – Wood Dale Prairie Dog Celebration will be held August in Illinois to Sunday, August 11 Participants can witness live music, sample culinary delights and enjoy carnival activities. Prairie Fest is located in Wood Dale Town Square (Wood Dale Rd. and St.). Free admission and parking. For the most up to date Prairie Fest Thursday, August 8 to 11 Wood Dale, Illinois
Lindenfest Thursday, August 8 Lake Villa, Illinois
Saint Zachary Augustfest Thursday, August 8 Des Plaines, Illinois
58th Annual Ginza Holiday celebration a Japanese Cultural Festival – Japanese fest  Ginza Holiday 2013 celebration is a Japanese cultural festival held in Chicago Aug 9 – 11 and highlight Japanese culture to the rest of the world. Friday, August 9 Chicago, Illinois
Montgomery Fest Saturday, August 10 Montgomery, Illinois
VeggieFest Chicago Saturday, August 10 Naperville Illinois
Retro on Roscoe Saturday, August 10 Chicago, Illinois
Zoo Brew Saturday, August 10 Brookfield, Illinois
Northalsted Market Days Saturday, August 10 Chicago, Illinois
Fun day Sunday, August 11 Palatine, Illinois
Riverfest Express Thursday, August 15 South Elgin Illinois
Elburn Days Friday, August 16 Elburn, Illinois
Edison Park Fest Friday, August 16 Chicago, Illinois
Germantown Spassfest Friday, August 16 Germantown, Illinois
Taste of Grayslake Friday, August 16 Grayslake, Illinois
Taste of Elmwood Park Friday, August 16 Elmwood Park, Illinois
Bolingbrook Jubilee festival 2013The Bolingbrook Jubilee started in 1990, the Jubilee began as an expanded version of The Village of Bolingbrook’s Pathways Parade and Fest, in celebration of the Village’s 25th year ofincorporation. Several years later, the Pathways Parade moved to September and the Jubilee became a stand-alone event. Friday, August 16 Bolingbrook, Illinois
Southside Polish Fest Friday, August 16 Bridgeview, Illinois
Festival of the Horse and Drum Saturday, August 17 Saint Charles, Illinois
Amboy Depot Days Thursday, August 22 Amboy, Illinois
Worth Days Fest Thursday, August 22 Worth, Illinois
Urbana Sweetcorn Festival Friday, August 23 Urbana, Illinois
Downtown Palatine Street Fest Friday, August 23 Palatine, Illinois
Skokie Backlot Bash Friday, August 23 Skokie, Illinois
The Boulevard Friday, August 23 Chicago, Illinois
Taste of Highland Park 2013 festival in Highland Park Illinois Friday, August 23 Highland Park, Illinois
Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois Honor Flight Picnic Fundraiser Saturday, August 24 Cary, Illinois
Park Palooza Saturday, August 24 Elmhurst, Illinois
Buffalo Grove Days Thursday, August 29 Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Yorkville Hometown Days Festival Thursday, August 29 Yorkville, Illinois
DeKalb Corn Fest Friday, August 30 Dekalb, Illinois
Lake In The Hills Summer Sunset Festival Friday, August 30 Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Rock Island Grand Prix Saturday, August 31 Rock Island, Illinois
Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival Sunday, September 1 Geneva, Illinois
Windy City Rib Classic Sunday, September 1 Chicago, Illinois
Oktoberfest Friday, September 6 Villa Park, Illinois
Bloomingdale Septemberfest Saturday, September7 Bloomingdale, Illinois
Good Shepherd Manor Fall Festival Saturday, September 14, 2014 Momence, Illinois
Marching Band Jamboree Saturday, September 14, 2013 Palos Hills, Illinois
Corn Fest 63rd Annual  Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Morris, Illinois
Pumpkin Pie Bicycle Ride Sunday, October6, 2013 Ottawa, Illinois
Fall Craft and Vendor Show Sunday, October 20, 2013 Elgin IL
Geneva Christmas Walk Friday, December 6, 2013 Geneva, Illinois
Geneva Christmas House Tour Friday, December 6, 2013 Geneva, Illinois
Elk Grove Midsummer Classics Tuesday, July 9, 2014 Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Thursday, July 11, 2014 Melrose Park, Illinois
Little Italy Fest-West Thursday, August 15, 2014 Addison, Illinois
Taste of Melrose Park Friday, August 30, 2014 Melrose Park, Illinois
Kewanee Hog Days Friday, August 30, 2014 Kewanee, Illinois
Naperville Jaycees Last Fling Friday, August 30, 2014 Naperville Illinois
Mattoon Bagelfest 2013 Thursday, July 18 – Saturday July 20, 2013 Mattoon, Illinoislinois

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Illinois festivals in January 2014

Three Blind Mice Chicago Miniature Show
January 3, 2014

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Best Western

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Bald Eagle Days

January 10, 2014

Where to be: Rock Island, Illinois at QCCA Expo Center

Central Illinois Jazz Festival
January 31, 2014

Where to be: Decatur, Illinois at The Decatur Conference Center and Hotel
What it’s about: Festival will be held on January 31st through February 2nd, 2014. Hours: Friday Evening 5 p.m. to Midnight; Saturday Day Session.

16th International Open
January 1, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Woman Made Gallery

Westfield Hawthorn Center Art and Craft Show
January 4, 2013

Where to be: Vernon Hills, Illinois at Westfield Hawthon Center

New Year LifeStyle Fair
January 9, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at State of Illinois Building

Chicago Ridge Mall Winter Art and Craft Show
January 11, 2013

Where to be: Chicago Ridge, Illinois at Chicago Ridge Mall

January 13, 2013
Bald Eagle Festival – Where to be: Grafton, Illinois at Rustic Hotel and Conference Center in beautiful state park  What it’s about: The festival will feature a live bald eagle meet and greet at 12:30pm as well as the ‘Masters of the Sky.

January 14, 2013

Tiny Cameras, Tiny Pictures in Chicago, Illinois at Benedictine University

January 18, 2013

Golf Mill Center Art and Craft Show in Niles, Illinois at Golf Mill Center

January 24, 2013

Strictly Sail Chicago festival 2014 in Chicago, Illinois at Strictly Sail Chicago is located at Navy Pier, Festival Hall A&B

January 25, 2013

Northwoods Mall Winter Art and Craft Show in Peoria, Illinois at Northwoods Mall

January 26, 2013

St.Charles Repticon Show –  St.Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds, Prairie Event Center

Illinois festivals in February 2014

February 7, 2014

Chicago Progressive International Motorcycle Show Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E. Stephans Convention Center  What it’s about: Features original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, distributors, and dealers of quality products and services for the powersports industry.

Be Mine Craft and Art Fair
February 8, 2014

Where to be: Bloomington, Illinois at Interstate Center
What it’s about: Be Mine Craft and Art Fair will be held on February 8-9, 2014 in Bloomington, IL. We strives to present the.

HeartFest ‘A Fine Art Show’
February 8, 2014

Where to be: Des Moines, Illinois at Valley West Mall
What it’s about: HeartFest is a juried fine art show, held just in time for Valentine’s Day gift-giving. Featured are mid-western artists’ works in.

West Suburban Coin Show and Collectible Expo
February 8, 2014

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at Park Place of Countryside Banquet Hall

Marching Indians Band and Guard Boosters Craft Fair and Bake Sale
February 22, 2014

Where to be: Minooka, Illinois at Minooka Community High School Central Campus
What it’s about: Event will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels
February 28, 2014

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
What it’s about: Since returning to the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois at the O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels

Field, Stream Deer and Turkey Expo
February 01, 2013

Where to be: Springfield, Illinois at Prairie Capital Convention Center
What it’s about: Event will be held on February 1-3, 2013. The FREE New-Product display area is available to exhibiting manufacturers. This area is.

Central Illinois Jazz Festival
February 1, 2013

Where to be: Decatur, Illinois at The Decatur Conference Center and Hotel
What it’s about: Festival will be held on February 1, 2 and 3, 2013. Hours: Friday Evening 5 p.m. to Midnight; Saturday Day Session.

Chicagoland Premier Antique Show
February 2, 2013

Where to be: St Charles, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center, Pleasant Run Resoort
What it’s about: Market will be held on February 2nd and 3rd, 2013. Hours: Saturday 11am – 5pm and Sunday 9am – 3pm.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Ladies Night Out
February 2, 2013

Where to be: Willowbrook, Illinois at Grand Ball Room and Attrium
What it’s about: You won’t want to miss out on all the fun and surprises throughout the night! Get a jump start on your.

7th Annual Craft and Vendor Fair
February 02, 2013

Where to be: Bartlett, Illinois at Bartlett Hills Golf Club
What it’s about: Show will be held on Saturday, February 2nd, 2013. Admission $2 or free admission with Donated Food Items. Benefits the Hanover.

Wonderful Winter Market
February 02, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Plumbers Hall
What it’s about: This Euro-style, indoor-outdoor urban antique market in the historic West Loop neighborhood features 200 select purveyors of high quality, amazingly priced.

Rosemont Motorcycle Show
February 8, 2013

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E. Stephans Convention Center
What it’s about: Features original equipment manufacturers, aftermarket manufacturers, distributors, and dealers of quality products and services for the powersports industry. Whether you are.

Ice House Mall Art and Craft Show
February 08, 2013

Where to be: Barrington, Illinois at Ice House Mall
What it’s about: Show will be held on 8-Feb through 10-Feb, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Rockford Boat, Vacation and Fishing Show
February 08, 2013

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at ISC, Indoor Sports Center/Expo
What it’s about: 42nd annual Rockford Boat, Vacation, and Fishing Show and the 42nd annual Rockford RV, Camping, and Travel Show. These Rockford shows.

HeartFest
February 9, 2013

Where to be: Des Moines, Illinois at Valley West Mall
What it’s about: HeartFest is a partner show with June’s ArtFest Midwest ‘The Other Art Show’-Iowa’s LARGEST fine art show! HeartFest is a juried.

The Chicago Auto Show
February 9, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place
What it’s about: First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more.
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Winter Great Midwest Train Show
February 10, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: One of the world’s LARGEST train Shows! Featuring HO Scale, N Scale, Lionel, O Scale, G Scale, American Flyer, Hobby Tools,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Kane County Sportsman’s Show
February 10, 2013

Where to be: St.Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Buy, sell and trade firearms and all related items. Fishing tackle, military, air guns, muzzle loading, Indian artifacts, swords, gun parts,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Winter – Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Show
February 14, 2013

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E Stephens Convention Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on February 14 – 17, 2013. Hours: Friday – Sunday 9:30am – 5:30pm, Monday 9:30am – 3:00pm.

Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Adventure Show
February 14, 2013

Where to be: Rock Island, Illinois at QCCA Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on February 14th through February 17th, 2013. Hours: Thur 4pm-8pm, Fri 12pm-8pm, Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 10am-4pm.

Valentines Day Bazaar
February 14, 2013

Where to be: Carbondale, Illinois at Student Center, SIUC
What it’s about: This Valentine’s Day, the Student Center Craft Shop is having a ‘Valentine’s Day Bazaar.’ You will be able to purchase many.

River Oaks Center Spring Art and Craft Show
February 15, 2013

Where to be: Calument City, Illinois at River OaksCenter
What it’s about: Show will be held on 15-Feb through 17-Feb, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Releax, Revitalize and Renew You Vendor Showcase
February 16, 2013

Where to be: AURORA, Illinois at Eola Community Center
What it’s about: This event features services, vendors, crafters and small businesses to help others get relaxed and rejuvenated. We have space available in.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Belleville Flea Market
February 16, 2013

Where to be: Belleville, Illinois at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Southern Illinois’ Premier Indoor/Outdoor Market will be held on February 16-17, 2013.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Family Fest and Craft Event
February 16, 2013

Where to be: Lombard, Illinois at Yorktown Shopping Center
What it’s about: This is an event for all ages, and will focus on family fun and well being. Representatives from a variety of.

Niles Intergalactic Bead and Jewelry Show
February 16, 2013

Where to be: Niles, Illinois at White Eagle Banquets
What it’s about: Features many tables filled with exhibitor displaying and selling a dazzling array of ancient, antique, vintage and modern handmade beads. Plus.

Orland Park Home Show
February 16, 2013

Where to be: Orland Park, Illinois at Georgio’s Comfort Inn and Conference Center
What it’s about: Find everything for your home, office, and commercial property: Heating and Cooling, Custom Carpentry, Design and Build Services, Doors and Windows,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Elmhurst College Jazz Festival
February 21, 2013

Where to be: Elmhurst, Illinois at Elmhurst College
What it’s about: Each February, the best college jazz bands in the country converge on the Elmhurst campus for three days of performances and.

Ladies’ Night of Indulgence and Networking
February 21, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Pheasant Run Resort, Broadway Ballroom
What it’s about: Please join us for a night of pampering, indulgence, networking, shopping, and supporting local businesses in the Fox Valley area, with.

Lake Home & Cabin Show
February 22, 2013

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Schaumburg Convention Center
What it’s about: Now in its 9th year, the Lake Home & Cabin Show is Illinois’ ONLY show that specializes in vacation homes and.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Spring Arlington Park Home Improvement Showcase
February 22, 2013

Where to be: Arlington Heights, Illinois at Arlington Park Racecourse
What it’s about: Spring Arlington Park Home Improvement Showcase is the great show for you! Where you will find hundreds of exhibits with thousands.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Chicago Lake Home and Cabin Show
February 22, 2013

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Schaumburg Convention Center
What it’s about: There’s no better place for you to see and talk ‘cabin’ than at the annual Lake Home and Cabin Show held.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Official Spring Home Show
February 22, 2013

Where to be: Peoria, Illinois at Peoria Civic Center
What it’s about: The Home Builders Association of Greater Peoria has announced its Official Spring Home Show, featured in the National Home and Garden.

Lincolnwood Town Center Art and Craft Show
February 22, 2013

Where to be: Lincolnwood, Illinois at Lincolnwood Town Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on 22-Feb through 24-Feb, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Chicagoland Vintage Clothing, Jewelry and Textile Show and Sale
February 22, 2013

Where to be: Elgin, Illinois at Hemmens Cultural Center
What it’s about: Two full floors filled with 75 booths of the finest vintage fashion exhibitors anywhere! Free parking! Cocktail Bar, Vintage Clothing Contest.

Marching Indians Band and Guard Boosters Craft Fair, Bake Sale
February 23, 2013

Where to be: Minooka, Illinois at Minooka Comm High School Central Campus
What it’s about: Event will be held on February 23rd, 2013.

22nd Annual Craft Fair and Bake Sale
February 23, 2013

Where to be: Minooka, Illinois at Minooka Community High School Central Campus
What it’s about: Event will be held on February 23rd, 2013. Hours: 9am – 3pm.

Craft and Vendor Fair
February 23, 2013

Where to be: Oswego, Illinois at Oswego 308 Center
What it’s about: Fair will be held on February 23rd, 2013. Hours: 9am-3pm.

Craft Fair and Bake Sale
February 23, 2013

Where to be: Minooka, Illinois at Minooka Community High School Central Campus
What it’s about: Event will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013. Hours: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Aurora Home Show
February 23, 2013

Where to be: Aurora, Illinois at Fox Valley Park District
What it’s about: Find everything for your home, office, and commercial property: Heating and Cooling, Custom Carpentry, Design and Build Services, Doors and Windows,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Elmwood Elementary Boutique Craft Fair
February 24, 2013

Where to be: Naperville, Illinois at Elmwood Elementary
What it’s about: Elmwood Elementary Boutique Craft Fair will be held on Feb 24, 2014. There will be have home businesses like Lia Sophia.

Countryside Spring Doll and Bear Show and Sale
February 24, 2013

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at William Tell Banquets at The Countryside Holiday Inn
What it’s about: Come shop the wide selections of dolls (bisque, composition, antique, clothes, supplies, and accessories), teddy bears, and modern doll (Barbie, Tonner,.

Crystal Lake IL Mid-Winter Gun Show
February 24, 2013

Where to be: Crystal Lake, Illinois at Holiday Convention Center
What it’s about: The Crystal Lake Gun Show will be held on Sun, Feb 24th, 2013. Hours: 8am to 1pm.
Crafts
SUNDAY Market Antiques
February 24, 2013

Where to be: Bloomington, Illinois at Interstate Center – West Expo
What it’s about: The Sunday Antiques Market, scheduled for February 24, 2013, will feature 100 of the Midwest’s finest Antiques and Collectibles dealers.

Illinois festivals in March 2014

Chicago Spring Body Mind Spirit Expo
MARCH 1, 2014

Where to be: Northlake, Illinois at Midwest Conference Center
What it’s about: Chicago’s largest holistic expo with more than 120 booths, 64 free lectures and free parking with a shutttle bus to the.

Kane County Flea Market Show
MARCH 01, 2014

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Kane County Flea Market Show will be held on March 1-2, 2014. Kane County Flea Market, one of the longest running.

2nd Annual Bridal Expo & Fashion Show
MARCH 2, 2014

Where to be: Joliet, Illinois at Holiday Inn Joliet Banquet and Conference Center
What it’s about: Come and experience our Bridal Expo and Fashion Show Want to have fun planning your wedding- join us at our Bridal.

Quad Cities Spring Antique Spectacular
MARCH 7, 2014

Where to be: Rock Island, Illinois at QCCA Expo Center
What it’s about: The Spring Antique Spectacular is fast approaching the weekend of March 7-9, 2014. With a sold out show of 70 exhibitors,.

Pilgrim Faith Craft and Vendor Fair
MARCH 8, 2014

Where to be: Oak Lawn, Illinois at 9411 South 51st Avenue
What it’s about: Fair will be held on March 8, 2014.

Rockford Stamp Scrap Art Tour
MARCH 8, 2014

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Clock Tower Resort and Conference Ctr.
What it’s about: Come and join the fun at Clock Tower Resort and Conference Ctr! The event will showcase the latest rubberstamping and scrapbooking.

Spring Great Midwest Train Show
MARCH 09, 2014

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: The Great Midwest Train Show will be held on March 9, 2014. The Show is the world’s largest monthly train show.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Chicago Flower and Garden Show
MARCH 15, 2014

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at 166 East Superior Street
What it’s about: The Chicago Flower and Garden Show is an experience for the senses, invoking memories of spring after a typically long and.

Spring Fling Open House Home Vendors
MARCH 15, 2014

Where to be: Galesburg, Illinois at Lake Storey Pavillion
What it’s about: Event will be held on March 15th, 2014. Hours: 9am-2pm.

Hatch Art Fair
MARCH 15, 2014

Where to be: Savoy, Illinois at Savoy Recreation Center
What it’s about: Join us at the Hatch 2014, an all-day art fair, where artist-vendors will offer all manner of creative-reuse art for sale.

Flowers in Bloom Spring Craft Show
MARCH 15, 2014

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Ken-Rock Community Center
What it’s about: Put a little spring in your step and come out to our “”Flowers in Bloom”” Spring Craft Show. All of our.

St.Charles Sportsman’s Show
MARCH 16, 2014

Where to be: St.Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: The Kane County Sportsman’s Show is held in the heated Kane County Fairgrounds buildings west of St. Charles, IL at 525.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Rockford RV, Camping and Travel Show
MARCH 21, 2014

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Indoor Sports Center/Expo
What it’s about: Welcome to the 43rd annual rockford RV camper and travel show. This is the premiere RV and camping show in northern.

West Fest
MARCH 22, 2014

Where to be: New Lenox, Illinois at Lincoln-Way West High School
What it’s about: West Fest will be hosted at Lincoln-Way West High School which is a beautiful school (only 3 years old) located in.

Olde Alton Spring Fair
MARCH 22, 2014

Where to be: Alton, Illinois at Alton High School
What it’s about: 2nd Annual Art and Craft Fair will be held on March 22nd, 2014. Large variety of vendors and crafters from Illinois.

Schaumburg Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
MARCH 27, 2014

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Schaumburg Convention Center
What it’s about: Welcome to Original Sewing and Quilt Expo! Get ready for your annual treat, the only event each year where it’s all said and done.

Rockford Home show
MARCH 1, 2013

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Indoor Sports Center/Expo
What it’s about: This is the premire home show in mid-amercia. From stunning floral gardens with hundreds of live flowers, waterfalls, hundres of exhibits,.

Quad Cities Spring Antique Spectacular
MARCH 1, 2013

Where to be: Rock Island, Illinois at QCCA Expo Center
What it’s about: The Spring Antique Spectacular will be held over the weekend of March 1-3, 2013. With 70+ exhibitors, it will be antiques.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels
MARCH 1, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Rosemont Convention Ctr
What it’s about: O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels will be held on Mar 1 – 3, 2013. Hours: Fri 3 pm – 10.

River Oaks Center Spring Art and Craft Show
MARCH 01, 2013

Where to be: Calument City, Illinois at River Oaks Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on 1-Mar through 3-Mar, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Hatch, A Creative-Reuse Art Festival
MARCH 1, 2013

Where to be: Champaign, Illinois at McKinley Fitness Center gymn
What it’s about: Hatch is the first-ever creative-reuse art festival produced by The I.D.E.A. Store, a Champaign, Illinois-based creative-reuse marketplace and social earned-income enterprise.

Chicago Spring Body Mind Spirit Expo
MARCH 02, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at North Shore Performing Arts Center
What it’s about: Chicago’s largest holistic expo with more than 120 booths, 64 free lectures and free parking with a shutttle bus to the.

TABC Spring Craft Fair
MARCH 02, 2013

Where to be: Troy, Illinois at Triad High School
What it’s about: Fair will be held on March 2nd through March 3rd, 2013. Hours: Sat 9am-4pm, Sun 10am-4pm.

Spring Blossoms Craft Fair
MARCH 02, 2013

Where to be: Bloomington, Illinois at Interstate Center
What it’s about: Spring Blossoms will be held on March 2 and March 3, 2014 in Bloomington, IL. We strives to present the customer.

St. Charles Festival of Show
MARCH 02, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center
What it’s about: Fair will be held on March 2 and 3, 2013. You will find water colors, stained glass, sports and scenic photography,.

NSSEO Foundation Inc. Spring Showcase of
MARCH 2, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Samuel Kirk School
What it’s about: Features 90 artists showcasing Only original hand-crafted work. Formerly the Spring Showcase of was presented by the Alpha.

Saint Charles Spring Festival of
MARCH 02, 2013

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on March 2 and 3, 2013. $2.00 Admission. Features over 175 booths of some of the most.

Kirk School Spring Showcase of Art and Craft
MARCH 2, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Kirk School for Handicapped
What it’s about: Event will be held on March 2nd through March 3rd, 2013. Hours: Saturday, 10AM – 4PM and Sunday, 10:30AM – 4PM.

1st Week All-Animal Expo
MARCH 2, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on March 2, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Kane County Flea Market Show
MARCH 2, 2013

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Do you live for collecting? Maybe you are searching for that just right piece of Jewelry, furniture, books, antiques or fancy.

CSHS Music Booster’s Craft Show
MARCH 9, 2013

Where to be: Orland Park, Illinois at Carl Sandburg High School
What it’s about: Show will be held on March 9th through March 10th, 2013. Hours: Saturday, 9:00am – 4:00pm; Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm.

Chicago Flower and Garden Show
MARCH 9, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Festival Halls of Navy Pier
What it’s about: The 2013 theme, The Art of gardening will reflect the influence of art and design in floral, plant and landscape creations.

Oak Lawn Craft and Vendor Show
MARCH 09, 2013

Where to be: Oak Lawn, Illinois at Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ
What it’s about: Show will be held on March 9th, 2013.

Grayslake Antique and Collectible Market
MARCH 9, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Grayslake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Over 30 Years and Going Strong, New Promoter Sets the Pace at Grayslake Antique Market. Bob has a lot of experience.

Belleville Gun Show
MARCH 9, 2013

Where to be: Belleville, Illinois at Belle Clair Fairgrounds
What it’s about: The Belleville Gun Show will be held on Mar 9 – Mar 10, 2013 and hosted by the ECA Hunting and.

Spring Great Midwest Train Show
MARCH 10, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: One of the world’s LARGEST train Shows! Featuring HO Scale, N Scale, Lionel, O Scale, G Scale, American Flyer, Hobby Tools,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
West Suburban Coin Show and Collectible Expo
MARCH 10, 2013

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at Park Place of Countryside Banquet Hall
What it’s about: Chicago’s Largest Monthly Show with over 10,000 square feet of floor space. With dealers from 5 Midwestern States. Dealers buying and.

Downers Grove Bridal Expo
MARCH 10, 2013

Where to be: Downers Grove, Illinois at Ashyana Banquets
What it’s about: Downers Grove Bridal Expo will be held on 10-Mar, 2013. Bridal Expo allow you and your entire bridal party to sample.

Twilight Cancer Fundraiser
MARCH 14, 2013

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at Local 150 Hall
What it’s about: Event will be held on March 14th, 2013.

Scrapbook and Stamping Consignment Sale
MARCH 14, 2013

Where to be: Elmhurst, Illinois at Waterford Banquet and Conf. Center
What it’s about: Scrapbook / Stamping Consignment Sale and Sewing/Craft/Hobby Items and Kids Books! Hours: 9:30-3:00 p.m. both days.

Spring Fling Open House Home Vendors
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: Galesburg, Illinois at Lake Storey Pavillion
What it’s about: Event will be held on March 16th, 2013. Hours: 9am-2pm.

Belleville Flea Market
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: Belleville, Illinois at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Southern Illinois’ Premier Indoor/Outdoor Market will be held on March 16-17, 2013.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Palatine Festival of Show
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Harper College
What it’s about: Fair will be held on March 16 and 17, 2013. You will find water colors, stained glass, sports and scenic photography,.

Harper College Spring Festival of Art and Crafts
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: Palatine, Illinois at Harper College
What it’s about: Show will be held on March 16 and 17, 2013. $3.00 Admission. Features over 200 booths of some of the most.

West Fest
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: New Lenox, Illinois at Lincoln-Way West High School
What it’s about: West Fest will be hosted at Lincoln-Way West High School which is a beautiful school (only 3 years old) located in.

St. Charles Home Show
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds / St Charles, 525 Randall Road
What it’s about: Find everything for your home, office, and commercial property: Heating and Cooling, Custom Carpentry, Design and Build Services, Doors and Windows,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Ottawa Art League Spring Visions of the Valley Art Show and Sale
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: Ottawa, Illinois at Jeremiah Joe Coffee
What it’s about: The show will be held on Saturday, March 16th, 2013. Visions of the Valley is open to both professional and amateur.

Wheaton Antique and Collectible Market
MARCH 16, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Thousands of Eager Buyers and Treasure Seekers filled all available stalls at the Dupage County Fairgrounds. Many of the over 300.

St.Charles Sportsman’s Show
MARCH 17, 2013

Where to be: St.Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Buy, sell and trade firearms and all related items. Fishing tackle, military, air guns, muzzle loading, Indian artifacts, swords, gun parts,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
3rd Week All-Animal Expo
MARCH 17, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on March 17, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Rockford RV, Camping and Travel Show
MARCH 22, 2013

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Indoor Sports Center/Expo
What it’s about: Welcome to the 42nd annual rockford RV camper and travel show. This is the premiere RV and camping show in northern.

Collinsville International Gem and Jewelry Show
MARCH 22, 2013

Where to be: Collinsville, Illinois at Gateway Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on March 22-24 , 2013. Fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, minerals and much more at the lowest.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Louis Joliet Mall Spring Art and Craft Show
MARCH 22, 2013

Where to be: Joliet, Illinois at Louis Joliet Mall
What it’s about: Show will be held on 22-Mar through 24-Mar, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Shower of Crafts
MARCH 23, 2013

Where to be: Glen Ellyn, Illinois at College of Dupage Gymnasium at the corner of College
What it’s about: Shower of Crafts will be held on March 23 and March 24, 2014 in Wheaton, IL. We strives to present the.

Alliance Home and Crafts Expo
MARCH 23, 2013

Where to be: Westmont, Illinois at Westmont Yard Indoor Sports Complex
What it’s about: Event will be held on March 23 and 24, 2013. Hours: 10:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. both days.

63rd Annual Oregon IL Antique Show
MARCH 23, 2013

Where to be: Oregon, Illinois at Blackhawk Center Sports Arena
What it’s about: Featuring over 50 Midwest antique dealers. Crystal and china repair while you wait. Appraisals on Sunday ($5 per item). Donation of.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Randolph Street Market
MARCH 23, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Plumbers Hall
What it’s about: This Euro-style, indoor-outdoor urban antique market in the historic West Loop neighborhood features 200 select purveyors of high quality, amazingly priced.

Art for the Season
MARCH 23, 2013

Where to be: Palos Hills, Illinois at A. A. Stagg High School
What it’s about: Art, Craft and vendor show displaying the products of more than 90 exhibitors. The show also includes lunch, food sampling, raffles.

Glen Ellyn Home Show
MARCH 23, 2013

Where to be: Glen Ellyn, Illinois at Glenbard South
What it’s about: Find everything for your home, office, and commercial property: Heating and Cooling, Custom Carpentry, Design and Build Services, Doors and Windows,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
VJA Music Parents Show
MARCH 23, 2013

Where to be: Tinley Park, Illinois at VJ Andrew High School
What it’s about: Since 1985, the Victor J. Andrew Music Parents Association has hosted hundreds of crafters during the spring and fall craft shows.

Countryside Collectors Classic Show
MARCH 24, 2013

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at Park Place Of Countryside
What it’s about: Join us at Park Place of Countryside Union Hall, a great location for the Countryside Collectors Classic Toy Show. Here you.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Crystal Lake Gun Show
MARCH 24, 2013

Where to be: Crystal Lake, Illinois at Holiday Convention Center
What it’s about: The Crystal Lake Gun Show will be held on Sun, Mar 24th, 2013. Hours: 8am to 1pm.
Crafts
Chicago Bridal Expo
MARCH 24, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at The Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel
What it’s about: Chicago Bridal Expo will be held on 24-Mar, 2013. Bridal Expo allow you and your entire bridal party to sample wedding.

Stratford Square Spring Art and Craft Show
MARCH 28, 2013

Where to be: Bloomingdale, Illinois at Stratford Square
What it’s about: Show will be held on 28-Mar through 30-Mar, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Spring Bloom Arts Festival
MARCH 30, 2013

Where to be: Bloomington, Illinois at Bloomington Sale Barn
What it’s about: This indoor fine art festival is held annually in Bloomington, Illinois. This is a juried show of fine art and fine.

Spring Chicagoland Premier Antique Show
MARCH 30, 2013

Where to be: St Charles, Illinois at DuPage Expo Center, Pleasant Run Resoort
What it’s about: Market will be held on March 30th and 31st, 2013. Hours: Saturday 11am – 5pm and Sunday 9am – 3pm

Illinois festivals in April 2014

Forest Hills Lodge Home and Garden
APRIL 5, 2014

Where to be: Machesney Park, Illinois at Forest Hills Lodge
What it’s about: The Home and Garden Showcase will be back for their 11th annual event at Forest Hills Lodge. The 2013 show was.

Chicago Latino Book and Family Festival
APRIL 5, 2014

Where to be: Cicero, Illinois at Unity School
What it’s about: Festival will be held on April 5th through April 6th, 2014. Hours: Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm.
MusicFun until the daddy takes the t-bird
American Diabetes Association Chicago Expo
APRIL 5, 2014

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at McCormick Place
What it’s about: The EXPO is FREE and includes health screenings, cooking demonstration, product and service exhibitors as well as leading experts talking about.

Kane County Spring Flea Market Show
APRIL 05, 2014

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Kane County Flea Market Show will be held on April 5-6, 2014. Kane County Flea Market, one of the longest running.

Schaumburg Spring Fling Teddy Bear Show
APRIL 6, 2014

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Schaumburg Radisson
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 6, 2014 with the collectors meet the artists and find that very special collectible teddy.

Phidian Art Show
APRIL 10, 2014

Where to be: Dixon, Illinois at Loveland Community Building
What it’s about: Show will be held on Apr 10 2014 – Apr 30 2014. Hours: Tuesday 6PM to 9PM.

Three Blind Mice Spring Chicago Miniature Show
APRIL 10, 2014

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Best Western Plus
What it’s about: Three Blind Mice Spring Chicago Miniature Show will be held on April 10-12, 2014. Hours: Friday 4pm – 9pm; Saturday 10am.

Spring Festival, An Affair
APRIL 11, 2014

Where to be: Villa Park, Illinois at The Odeum Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 11, 12, 13, 2014. Stage entertainment, gift certificate drawings hours, food and beverages and many.

Chicago Botanic Garden Antiques and Garden Fair
APRIL 11, 2014

Where to be: Glencoe, Illinois at 1000 Lake Cook Road
What it’s about: The 12th CBG Antiques and Garden Fair! Over 100 Exhibits of Garden Antiques, Gardening Products and Services and more. Preview Party.

Stephenson County Fiber Art Fair
APRIL 12, 2014

Where to be: Cedarville, Illinois at Jane Addams Community Center
What it’s about: A celebration of fiber and the fiber arts with workshops, demonstrations of spinning and weaving, vendors offering fibers for spinning plus.

Kane County Spring Sportsman’s Show
APRIL 13, 2014

Where to be: St.Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: The Kane County Sportsman’s Show is held in the heated Kane County Fairgrounds buildings west of St. Charles, IL at 525.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Wheaton Great Midwest Spring Train Show
APRIL 13, 2014

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: The Great Midwest Train Show will be held on April 13, 2014. The Show is the world’s largest monthly train show.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Easter Party
APRIL 19, 2014

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Ken-Rock Community Center
What it’s about: Activities Include: Pictures with Easter Bunny, Coloring Area, Face Painting, Balloon Animals, Games and Prizes. Concession Stand will be open during.

Spring – Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Show
APRIL 24, 2014

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E Stephens Convention Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 24 – 27, 2014. Perfect opportunity to buy direct from top product suppliers! Don’t shop.

Celebration Art Fair
APRIL 25, 2014

Where to be: Charleston, Illinois at Doudna Fine Arts Center
What it’s about: As in previous years, Celebration will feature a great line-ups of fine arts vendors on Saturday and Sunday. Over 40 artisans.

Spring Bloom Arts Festival
APRIL 26, 2014

Where to be: Bloomington, Illinois at Bloomington Sale Barn
What it’s about: The Spring Bloom Arts Festival is a juried show of fine art and fine craft featuring one hundred exhibitors from across.

North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair
APRIL 26, 2014

Where to be: Deerfield, Illinois at North Shore Unitarian Church
What it’s about: NSUC’s annual Art Fair is held on the last Saturday in April. Fair is a juried show featuring the original works.

The DuPage County Home Improvement and Landscaping
APRIL 26, 2014

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: With the excellent homeowner reviews, DuPage County’s big event is back and we predict the most successful Home Expo in DuPage County history. By delivering even.

Collie Craft and Vendor Corral
APRIL 27, 2014

Where to be: Aurora, Illinois at Vaughan Field House
What it’s about: Come on out to this awesome event! With 80 vendors, a bake sale, a Collie kissing booth and “”Bad Dog Jail

Chicago Latino Book and Family Festival
APRIL 6, 2013

Where to be: Cicero, Illinois at Unity School
What it’s about: Latino celebrities and award-winning authors will discuss their latest books at the 14th Chicago Latino Book & Family Festival, which also.
MusicFun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Schaumburg Original Sewing and Quilt Expo
APRIL 04, 2013

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Schaumburg Convention Center
What it’s about: Welcome to Original Sewing and Quilt Expo! Get ready for your annual treat, the only event each year where it’s all.

Naperville Home Improvement Showcase
APRIL 06, 2013

Where to be: Naperville, Illinois at Players Sports Ctr
What it’s about: Naperville Home Improvement Showcase is the great show for you! Where you will find hundreds of exhibits with thousands of creative.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Grayslake Festival of Show
APRIL 06, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Lake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Fair will be held on April 6 and 7, 2013. You will find water colors, stained glass, sports and scenic photography,.

HoneyCraft Market
APRIL 06, 2013

Where to be: Woodstock, Illinois at Downtown
What it’s about: HoneyCraft Market is a fashion, food, design and beauty showcase that takes place on April 6th, 2013. Hours: 10:00AM to 5:00PM.

Grayslake Spring Festival of
APRIL 06, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Lake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 6 and 7, 2013. $3.00 Admission. Features over 300 booths of some of the most.

Forest Hills Lodge Home and Garden
APRIL 06, 2013

Where to be: Machesney Park, Illinois at Forest Hills Lodge
What it’s about: The Home and Garden Showcase is coming back for another great year at Forest Hills Lodge. The 2014 show was a.

1st Week Scott Smith All Animal Expo
APRIL 6, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on April 6, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Grayslake Spring Farmers Market
APRIL 6, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Centennial Park
What it’s about: Market will be held on every Saturday from April 6, thru May 25, 2013. Your favorite vendors are coming back. It.

Kane County Spring Flea Market Show
APRIL 6, 2013

Where to be: Saint Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Do you live for collecting? Maybe you are searching for that just right piece of Jewelry, furniture, books, antiques or fancy.

Colorful Show
APRIL 6, 2013

Where to be: Gurnee, Illinois at Holiday Inn – Gurnee Convention Center
What it’s about: Please join us for a spectacular juried art and craft show that showcase the talents of a lot of fine artists.

Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot Machine And Jukebox Show
APRIL 6, 2013

Where to be: St. Charles, Illinois at Pheasant Run Resort Megacenter and Ballroom
What it’s about: The Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot-Machine and Jukebox Show is one of the largest show of its type in the world! It’s.

Hoffman Estates Bridal Expo
APRIL 7, 2013

Where to be: Hoffman Estates, Illinois at Chicago Marriott Northwest
What it’s about: Hoffman Estates Bridal Expo will be held on 7-Apr, 2013. Bridal Expo allow you and your entire bridal party to sample.

Giant Flea Market
APRIL 7, 2013

Where to be: Duquoin, Illinois at Illinois State Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Features exhibitors displaying and selling all types of items including collectibles. Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Phidian Art Show
APRIL 9, 2013

Where to be: Dixon, Illinois at Loveland Community Building
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 9-23, 2013. Hours: Tuesday 6PM to 9PM.

Spring – Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Show
APRIL 11, 2013

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E Stephens Convention Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 11 – 14, 2013. Hours: Thursday – Sunday 9:30am – 5:30pm.

Chicago Latino Film Festival
APRIL 11, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, 676 North LaSalle Street, Suite 520
What it’s about: The Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) aims to provoke the audience and challenge oversimplified mainstream standardized images of Latino identity. Demonstrating.
MusicArt
Chicago Antique Jewelry and Watch Show
APRIL 12, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Hilton Chicago
What it’s about: The Chicago Antique Jewelry and Watch Show will be held April 12 – 14, 2013 at the Hilton Chicago, across from.

Cherry Vale Mall Art and Craft Show
APRIL 12, 2013

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Cherry Vale Mall
What it’s about: Show will be held on 12-Apr through 14-Apr, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Heartland International Tattoo Music and Dance Festival
APRIL 13, 2013

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Rosemont Entertainment Center
What it’s about: This is the only musical Tattoo of it kind in the Midwest. This annual show dazzles spectators with over 400 musicians,.

Oak Lawn Home Show
APRIL 13, 2013

Where to be: Oak Lawn, Illinois at Oak Lawn Pavilion
What it’s about: Find everything for your home, office, and commercial property: Heating and Cooling, Custom Carpentry, Design and Build Services, Doors and Windows,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Grayslake Antique and Collectible Market
APRIL 13, 2013

Where to be: Grayslake, Illinois at Grayslake County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Over 30 Years and Going Strong, New Promoter Sets the Pace at Grayslake Antique Market. Bob has a lot of experience.

Art Works – Allegro
APRIL 14, 2013

Where to be: Warrenville, Illinois at Hubble Middle School
What it’s about: Fine Arts exhibits open to all medias as long as they are original works. Student, Amatuer and Professional levels.
Art
Wheaton Spring Great Midwest Train Show
APRIL 14, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: One of the world’s LARGEST train Shows! Featuring HO Scale, N Scale, Lionel, O Scale, G Scale, American Flyer, Hobby Tools,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Hope’s Spring Blossoms Bazaar
APRIL 14, 2013

Where to be: Shorewood, Illinois at Hope Lutheran Church
What it’s about: Event will be held on April 14th, 2013. Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Kane County Spring Sportsman’s Show
APRIL 14, 2013

Where to be: St.Charles, Illinois at Kane County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Buy, sell and trade firearms and all related items. Fishing tackle, military, air guns, muzzle loading, Indian artifacts, swords, gun parts,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
West Suburban Spring Coin Show
APRIL 14, 2013

Where to be: Countryside, Illinois at Park Place of Countryside Banquet Hall
What it’s about: Chicago’s Largest Monthly Show with over 10,000 square feet of floor space. With dealers from 5 Midwestern States. Dealers buying and.

World’s Fair Memorabilia Show
APRIL 14, 2013

Where to be: Elk Grove Village, Illinois at Elk Grove Holiday Inn
What it’s about: The 19th annual World’s Fair Memorabilia Show is on Sunday, April 14, 2013 and and is being held at the Elk.

Belleville Flea Market
APRIL 18, 2013

Where to be: Belleville, Illinois at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Southern Illinois’ Premier Indoor/Outdoor Market will be held on May 18-19, 2013.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Three Blind Mice Spring Miniature Show
APRIL 18, 2013

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Best Western Plus
What it’s about: For over 30 years, the Three Blind Mice Miniature show has been something to look forward to annually in the Ohio.

Spring Festival, An Affair
APRIL 19, 2013

Where to be: Villa Park, Illinois at The Odeum Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 19 through April 21, 2013. Stage entertainment, gift certificate drawings hours, food and beverages and.

Villa Park – Spring Festival An Affair
APRIL 5, 2013

Where to be: Villa Park, Illinois at The Odeum Expo Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 5 through April 7, 2013. Stage entertainment, gift certificate drawings hours, food and beverages and.

Chicago International Wholesale Trade Show
APRIL 19, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Marriott Chicago O’Hare
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 19-20, 2013. Hours: Saturday, April 20, 2013 ~ 10am – 5pm; Sunday, April 21, 2013.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Chicago Art Furniture Exposition
APRIL 19, 2013

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
What it’s about: Premiering this April, Chicago Art Furniture Exposition (CAFE) is an exposition of one-of-a-kind handcrafted furniture and decorative accents. The two-and-a-half day.

Chicago Botanic Garden Antiques and Garden Fair
APRIL 19, 2013

Where to be: Glencoe, Illinois at 1000 Lake Cook Road
What it’s about: The Antiques and Garden Fair continues to offer the best in classical and contemporary garden furnishings, botanical art, and home and.

Westfield Hawthorn Center Spring Art and Craft Show
APRIL 19, 2013

Where to be: Vernon Hills, Illinois at Westfield Hawthon Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on 19-Apr through 21-Apr, 2013. Featuring exhibitors displaying and selling quality handmade works such as art, craft.

Skip Watts Memorial Exhibit Competition
APRIL 20, 2013

Where to be: Springfield, Illinois at Watts Copy Corporate Headquarters
What it’s about: Exhibition will be held on April 20 – May 24, 2013.
Art
Belleville Flea Market
APRIL 20, 2013

Where to be: Belleville, Illinois at Belle-Clair Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Southern Illinois’ Premier Indoor/Outdoor Market will be held on April 20-21, 2013.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Darien Home Show
APRIL 20, 2013

Where to be: Darien, Illinois at Darien Sportsplex
What it’s about: Find everything for your home, office, and commercial property: Heating and Cooling, Custom Carpentry, Design and Build Services, Doors and Windows,.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Rockford Stamp Scrap Art Tour
APRIL 20, 2013

Where to be: Rockford, Illinois at Clock Tower Resort and Conference Ctr.
What it’s about: Come and join in the fun! The event will showcase the latest rubberstamping and scrapbooking supplies on sale from national vendors.

Schaumburg Spring Fling Teddy Bear Show
APRIL 21, 2013

Where to be: Schaumburg, Illinois at Schaumburg Radisson
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 21, 2013 with the collectors meet the artists and find that very special collectible teddy.

3rd Week Scott Smith All Animal Expo
APRIL 21, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: Expo will be held on April 21, 2013. REPTILES, REPTILES, and more REPTILES! BIRDS from canaries to parrots. small exotic mammals,.

Oak Brook Bridal Expo
APRIL 21, 2013

Where to be: Oak Brook, Illinois at DoubleTree Hotel
What it’s about: Oak Brook Bridal Expo will be held on 21-Apr, 2013. Bridal Expo allow you and your entire bridal party to sample.

Springfield Giant Spring Flea Market
APRIL 21, 2013

Where to be: Springfield, Illinois at Fairgrounds Illinois Building
What it’s about: Features exhibitors displaying and selling all types of items including collectibles. Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
Spring – Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Show
APRIL 25, 2013

Where to be: Rosemont, Illinois at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
What it’s about: Show will be held on April 25th through April 28th, 2013. Hours: Thursday – Sunday 9:30am – 5:30pm.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
International Antiques Fair
APRIL 26, 2013

Where to be: Chicago, Illinois at Merchandise Mart Properties
What it’s about: Showcasing more than 120 of the world’s top dealers of antiques and fine art, the 16th annual Merchandise Mart International Antiques.
Fun until the daddy takes the t-bird
The DuPage County Home Improvement and Landscaping
APRIL 26, 2013

Where to be: Wheaton, Illinois at DuPage County Fairgrounds
What it’s about: With the excellent homeowner reviews, DuPage County’s big event is back and we predict the most successful Home Expo in DuPage.

Bring Spring On Craft and Artisan Event
APRIL 27, 2013

Where to be: Lombard, Illinois at Yorktown Shopping Center
What it’s about: Join us for the spring craft fair where there will be approximately 40 exhibitors displaying their work throughout the weekend as.

Deerfield Art Fair
APRIL 27, 2013

Where to be: Deerfield, Illinois at North Shore Unitarian Church
What it’s about: NSUC’s annual Art Fair is held on the last Saturday in April. Fair is a juried show featuring the original works.

North Shore Unitarian Church Art Fair
APRIL 27, 2013

Where to be: Deerfield, Illinois at North Shore Unitarian Church
What it’s about: NSUC’s annual ART FAIR is a juried show featuring the original works of 65+ talented artists and artisans

Bring Spring On Craft Fair
APRIL 27, 2013

Where to be: Lombard, Illinois at Yorktown Shopping Center
What it’s about: Yorktown Shopping Center will co-host a Spring Craft Fair with Make it Happen DuPage on the weekend of April 27-April 28.

Bremen Spring Craft and Vendor Show
APRIL 27, 2013

Where to be: Midlothian, Illinois at Bremen High School
What it’s about: You are invited to showcase your crafts and/or products at the 2013 Bremen High School Craft and Vendor Fair to be.

Crystal Lake IL Gun Show
APRIL 28, 2013

Where to be: Crystal Lake, Illinois at Holiday Convention Center
What it’s about: The Crystal Lake Gun Show will be held on Sun, Apr 28th, 2013. Hours: 8am to 1pm.
Crafts
Orland Park Bridal Expo
APRIL 28, 2013

Where to be: Orland Park, Illinois at Georgios Banquets
What it’s about: Orland Park Bridal Expo will be held on 28-Apr, 2013. Bridal Expo allow you and your entire bridal party to sample.

Peoria Giant Flea Market
APRIL 28, 2013

Where to be: Peoria, Illinois at Expo Gardens
What it’s about: Features exhibitors displaying and selling all types of items including collectibles. Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm.

Illinois festivals in May 2014

The Chocolate Festival in Long Grove, Illinois

Cinco de Mayo Festival in Chicago, Illinois

Mayfest Spring Festival in Edwardsville, Illinois

Motorcycle Sunday in Montgomery, Illinois

Bartlett Fest in Bartlett, Illinois

Taste of Glen Ellyn in Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Mayfest 2014 in Chicago Illinois

West Chicago Blooming Fest in West Chicago Illinois

Civil War Days in Naperville Illinois

Just Play Festival in Carol Stream, Illinois

Kankakee County Rhubarb Festival in Kankakee, Illinois

Herrin Festa Italiana in Herrin, Illinois

Westmont Red, White and BBQ in Westmont, Illinois

Young At Heart Festival in Loves Park, Illinois

Belmont Sheffield Music Festival in Chicago Illinois

Maifest Chicago in Chicago Illinois

Taste of Wheaton in Wheaton, Illinois

Roselle Rose Festival in Roselle, Illinois

Ahh LaGrange Carnival in La Grange, Illinois

Harvard Milk Days in Harvard, Illinois

Roselle Cruise Night 2014 in Roselle, Illinois

Civil War Days in Naperville Illinois
Irish Fest in Oak Forest, Illinois
Maifest in Peoria Illinois
Tulip Days in Chicago Illinois

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