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Music Festivals in Illinois 2022–2023.

Attend Your Favorite Music Festivals Across North America.

Featured Events

September 2 - 5, 2022

TOPchicago.org Tickets

(773) 313-3893
Copernicus Center - Chicago, IL

The Copernicus Foundation is excited to announce the 40th Anniversary of the Taste of Polonia Festival this Labor Day Weekend, September 2nd through 5th! For 4 days you can enjoy a true cultural experience, including live music from over 60 performers across four of our stages, authentic Polish Food and beer, exhibitions, local merchants, a casino, beer garden, a Kids Stage and area filled with great activities and much mich more! Admission $10 Friday, and $15 entry any day, Kids 12 and under enter FREE. Proceeds will benefit the Copernicus Foundation.

September 3 - 5, 2022

frankfortfallfestival.com

(815) 469-3356
Historic Downtown Frankfort - Frankfort, IL

This is the Frankfort Chamber's 54th year for Frankfort Fall Festival! We yearly attract an estimated 250,000 visitors and exhibitors from coast to coast. Our patrons come to enjoy our historic, downtown Frankfort area and to shop, eat, drink, and enjoy entertainment.

September 10 - 11, 2022

carillon-rees.org

(217) 306-1838
Washington Park - Beautiful Botanical Gardens - Springfield, IL

Juried fine art fair loved by artists & patrons for size, location, & quality of artwork. Ranked in Best 100 Art Fairs in the U.S. for 6 consecutive years, the ONLY art fair in Springfield & Central IL with this distinction. Wonderful catering volunteers with show director on-site & attentive all weekend. Next to neighborhood of art-buying patrons. Capitol with higher-ed, medical & professionals. Free beverages and snacks all weekend! 100% outside on the lawn of the beautiful Botanical Gardens in Washington Park.

September 17 - 18, 2022

tallgrassarts.org

(708) 748-5123
Downtown - Park Forest, IL

Annual fine art fair. First time artists must be juried. Applications on website. Second oldest juried fair in Chicagoland. Exceptionally artist-friendly. Breakfast and dinner for artists on Saturday and Sunday. Great dinner Saturday evening. Volunteers provide water, assistance and relief all day, both days. All media welcome including painting, photography, glass and wood, jewelry, etc. Fair is promoted in print and social media and on WBBM (WBBM is during drive time).

October 14 - 15, 2022

champaignparks.com

(217) 819-3931
Centennial Park - Champaign, IL

Get your flannel ready and join us for a weekend of fun fall festivities! The Champaign Park District's Flannel Fest is bigger and better than ever before. On October 14th and 15th Flannel Fest will be taking over Centennial Park. Live lumberjack shows, music for children and adults, games, inflatables, beer and wine sales and more will transform Centennial Park into a massive fall festival over the course of our two day event.

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August 11 - 21, 2022

Illinois State Fair

Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 5/19/2022

There will be 14 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Variety.
August 14 - October 30, 2022

Logan Square Outdoor Farmers Market

Logan Square, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/14/2022

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Bluegrass, Blues, Cajun/Zydeco, Children's, Country, Folk, Jazz, Latin, New Age, Old-time, R & B/Soul, Reggae, Rock and Rockabilly, and there will be other activities like "little peas" kids events.
August 18, 2022

Clark After Dark

Clark Street, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 5/26/2022

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Variety.
August 19 - 21, 2022

Elburn Days Craft Show

Lions Park, Elburn, IL

Status: Updated 7/6/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Americana, Country, Rock, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like check elburn lions club website.
August 19 - 21, 2022

Bolingbrook Jubilee Performing Arts Stage

Bolingbrook Town Center Grounds, Bolingbrook, IL

Status: Updated 7/9/2022

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Old-time, Rock, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like craft show, business vendors, petting zoo, car show, kids' activities and raffle.
August 19 - 21, 2022

Bolingbrook Jubilee

Bolingbrook Town Center Grounds, Bolingbrook, IL

Status: Updated 7/6/2022

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Old-time, Rock, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like craft show, business vendors, petting zoo, car show, business expo, carnival and bingo.
August 19 - 21, 2022

Festival Polonaise

Arlington Park, Arlington Heights, IL

Status: Updated 6/16/2022

There will be 2 stages with International and Local talent. The music will be DJ/Dance/Techno, Ethnic, Face Painting, Rock and Tribute Band, and there will be other activities like kids area - carnival.
August 19 - 21, 2022

Evanston Art and Big Fork Festival

Downtown, Evanston, IL

Status: Updated 5/2/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be .
August 19 - 21, 2022

Centralia Balloon Fest

Centralia Foundation Park, Centralia, IL

Status: Updated 11/9/2021

There will be 2 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Americana, Alternative, Top Forty/Pop, Jazz, Blues, Bluegrass, Country, R & B/Soul, Rap/Hip-hop, Rock, Jam, Rockabilly, Folk, Christian and Variety, and there will be other activities like car show, kids area, boat races, health and wellness.
August 19 - 21, 2022

Ribfest Chicago

Northcenter Neighborhood, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 5/26/2022

There will be 2 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Americana, Rock, Roots and Variety, and there will be other activities like games, family activities, storytellers, theater, dance (for kids' square)
August 20, 2022

Bolingbrook Jubilee Car Show

Bolingbrook Town Center Grounds, Bolingbrook, IL

Status: Updated 7/6/2022

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Old-time, Rock, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like craft show, business vendors, petting zoo, car show, business expo, carnival and bingo.
August 20, 2022

Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival

Bowen Park, Waukegan, IL

Status: Updated 5/19/2022

There will be 3 stages with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Blues, Children's, Classical/Symphony, Ethnic, Folk, Jazz, Latin, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like community art project.
August 20, 2022

Wheaton All-Night Flea Market

DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL

Status: Updated 12/21/2021

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Variety.
August 20 - 21, 2022

Washington Fine Arts Festival

Washington Park, Washington, IL

Status: Updated 7/18/2022

There will be Roving Performers with Regional talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Blues, Classical/Symphony, Folk, Gospel and Jazz, and there will be other activities like kids' art activities.
August 21, 2022

Bolingbrook Jubilee Craft Show

Bolingbrook Town Center Grounds, Bolingbrook, IL

Status: Updated 7/6/2022

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Old-time, Rock, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like craft show, business vendors, petting zoo, car show, business expo, carnival and bingo.
August 25 - 28, 2022

Hampshire Coon Creek Country Days

Veterans Memorial Park, Hampshire, IL

Status: Updated 1/31/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Old-time, Rock and Top Forty/Pop, and there will be other activities like fireworks sat night at dusk, parade sunday at noon.
August 26 - 27, 2022

Marshall County Old Settlers Festival

Lacon Marina, Lacon, IL

Status: Updated 7/7/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Americana, Beach, Bluegrass, Children's, Christian, Country, Folk, Old-time, Ragtime, Rockabilly, Swing, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like parade, cruise in, carnival rides, beer tent, variety.
August 26 - 28, 2022

Midwest Salute to the Arts

Moody Park, Fairview Heights, IL

Status: Updated 5/2/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Blues, Jazz, Swing and Top Forty/Pop, and there will be other activities like kids' art and craft workshops.
August 26 - 28, 2022

Dekalb Corn Fest

Downtown DeKalb, Dekalb, IL

Status: Updated 3/8/2022

There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Country, Rock and Top Forty/Pop, and there will be other activities like sound stage, carnival, car show, local vendors.
August 26 - 28, 2022

Downtown Palatine Street Fest

Downtown, Palatine, IL

Status: Updated 6/28/2022

There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Blues, Children's, Country, Old-time, R & B/Soul, Rock, Swing, Top Forty/Pop and Variety, and there will be other activities like run, pet parade, special events.
August 27, 2022

Alley Art Festival

Water Street Mall, Aurora, IL

Status: Updated 8/1/2022

There will be 1 stage with Local talent. The music will be Bluegrass, Folk, Rock and Roots.
August 27, 2022

Food Festival

Downtown West Chicago, West Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/14/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent. The music will be Alternative, Country, Face Painting, New Age, Rap/Hip-hop, Rock, Top Forty/Pop, Tribute Band and Variety.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Bucktown Arts Fest

Holstein Park, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 7/23/2021

There will be 2 stages with National talent. The music will be Variety, and there will be other activities like 3 stages, food vendors, performers, kids area and more.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Sweet Corn Circus

Uptown, Normal, IL

Status: Updated 7/5/2022

There will be 1 stage with Regional talent. The music will be Blues.