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Festivals in Springfield, IL.
Art Shows, Family & Kids Festivals

Featured Events

June 22 - 23, 2024

(847) 446-2870
Hubbard Woods Park - Winnetka, IL

The North Shore Art League is excited for our 11th annual juried fine art & fine craft fair on June 22 & 23, 2024. It will take place in Hubbard Woods Park. Winnetka is a charming upscale Chicagoland destination, highly sought after zip code, located along the shores of Lake Michigan. This boutique show offers great visibility, enthusiastic buyers, safely spaced booths, and free parking. Art in the Village is located in the community where the League began 100 years ago!  As a beloved community asset, the League has been an instrumental force in the creative arts throughout the Chicagoland.

July 13 - 14, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
Downtown - La Grange, IL

Named one of the Top 20 craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! This long-running show is a summer tradition and a crowd favorite. La Grange is our largest, and best-attended outdoor show, with thousands of loyal customers that visit every year. La Grange, IL is a vibrant community located just 15 miles SW of Chicago. The La Grange Craft Fair is held in the heart of their popular downtown district filled with restaurants and boutiques. The La Grange Road Metra stop drops customers off just steps away.

August 3, 2024

sidestreetstudioarts.org/area22

(847) 429-2276x 706
Riverside Drive - Elgin, IL

AREA 22 will serve as the premiere fine arts, crafts, and oddities fair in the Fox Valley. The festival will take place on Riverside Drive in downtown Elgin, showcasing the creations and collections of visual artists in our area. AREA 22 will feature artist exhibition and sale, live art/sculpture making, entertainment, food vendors, beverages... a mix of the traditional fine-art fair concept, with a generous dusting of the eclectic and avant garde... fun for the whole family. Free Admission and Parking. Rain or Shine.

August 10 - 11, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
Camp Big Timber - Elgin, IL

Join us at Lambs Farm Summertime Craft Fest! This 2 day show is held in a beautiful, park-like setting at Camp Big Timber in Elgin, IL. Summertime Craft Fest is a paid admission fundraiser, benefiting two wonderful non-profits, Lambs Farm and the Three Fires Council. The festival features a craft show with 150+ booths, food trucks, music, and a beer + wine garden. Parts of the show have room to park 1 vehicle directly behind your booth for an additional $40.

September 21 - 22, 2024

tallgrassarts.org

(708) 439-2424
Downtown - Park Forest, IL

Annual fine art fair. First-time artists must be juried. 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).

September 21, 2024

(815) 954-1196
Lockport VFW - Lockport, IL

Semi-Annual Craft and Vendor Show. Great Saturday event! All media welcome including handmade crafts, glass and wood, jewelry, painting, vendors, etc. There will also be a 50/50 raffle; vendor raffles; and a bake sale sponsored by the VFW Auxiliary - All proceeds will benefit veterans! If interested in becoming a vendor (and to avoid being scammed), please call Annette @ 815-954-1196 or send to email listed - do not send booth payments to anyone else!

September 27 - 29, 2024

(773) 849-9913
St. Rosalie Parish - Harwood Heighst, IL

Oktoberfest 2024 in a truly European style under a big tent, stage with music, many attractions, lottery - prize: flight for 2 people to Munich for Oktoberfest, performances, original German food and beer. approximately 1,500 seats.

October 11 - 13, 2024

highlandartscouncil.org/art-in-the-park-art..

(618) 558-0054
Lindendale Park & Madison Co. Expo Hall - Highland, IL

Our small town fine art event has community support with presales of $7500 and an additional $8,000 in awards to artists in 9 categories, convenient drive-up loading and unloading, security, electric, WiFi, booth sitters, food & snacks, reduced hotel rates, postcards, and digital promotional ads to help you reach your audience. Our hospitality is top-notch. "Kids Kreations" and Art Gallery...Just for Kids. Art Demonstrations. Located just 30 miles from Downtown St. Louis, MO, it is the perfect weekend escape from city living.

October 26 - 27, 2024

(815) 370-7751
Lincoln-Way East High School - Frankfort, IL

Over 125 crafters, Door Prizes, Free Parking, and entry from the east and northwest lots.

November 2 - 3, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Athletic Arena - Glen Ellyn, IL

Named as one of the Top 20 classic & contemporary craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! A Holiday Happening is a festive tradition for local craft lovers. Held at College of DuPage in Glen Ellyn, IL since 1990, this is our longest running event. We're proud to showcase the work of talented artisans from across the Midwest - just in time for holiday gift-giving! Heavily advertised and well-attended, this is our biggest fall show. Glen Ellyn, IL is located in the Western suburbs, 25 miles West of Chicago, IL with easy access from I-355. The COD Athletic Arena offers modern facilities with abundant parking.

December 7 - 8, 2024

(312) 339-2839
Lemont High School - Lemont, IL

Lemont High School Athletics hosting a craft show December 7-8, 2024. Over 200 vendors! *Show in gym & fieldhouse *Lemont HS is conveniently located near I-55 and I-355

December 14 - 15, 2024

craftproductionsinc.com

(815) 878-2728
College of DuPage Athletic Arena - Glen Ellyn, IL

Named as one of the Top 50 classic & contemporary craft shows in the US by Sunshine Artist Magazine! Want to fit one more show into your holiday schedule? Join us at Last Chance, and get a final opportunity to move your holiday inventory. Our last show of the year, it serves as a 'last chance' for craft lovers to buy handmade for Christmas. Started in 1990, our 3 College of DuPage shows are well-attended, and have a loyal following among craft shoppers in the Chicago area. Glen Ellyn, IL is located in the Western suburbs, 25 miles West of Chicago, IL with easy access from I-355.

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Events in Springfield, IL — upcoming

August 8 - 18, 2024

Illinois State Fair

Fairgrounds, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 11/8/2023

A State Fair organized by Illinois State Fairgrounds.
This Illinois State Fair will have no exhibit booths and tba food booths. There will be 14 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 7am-. Admission tickets are $3 - $7.
September 14 - 15, 2024

Art Spectacular at the Carillon

Washington Park - Beautiful Botanical Gardens, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 4/10/2024

An Art Show organized by Rees Carillon Society.
This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and 1 food booth. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. This event will also include: artist demos, silent auction, basket raffle, local music only, vip tent & artists dinner.
Edwards Place Fine Art Fair
September 2024 (dates not updated)

Edwards Place Fine Art Fair

Grounds of Edwards Place Historic Home, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 7/10/2023

An Art Show organized by Springfield Art Association.
This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and 5 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm.
September 27 - 29, 2024

International Route 66 Mother Road Festival & Car Show

Downtown (20 Blocks), Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 4/3/2024

A Boat Auto Camping Show organized by Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau.
This Illinois Boat Auto Camping Show will have crafts, fine craft and flea market exhibitors, and 45 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 6pm-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 9am-2pm. This event will also include: car show awards, route 66 treasures, free car clinics, cruise.
SCCC Artisan Holiday Boutique and Sweet Shoppe
November 2024 (dates not updated)

SCCC Artisan Holiday Boutique and Sweet Shoppe

Springfield Ceramic and Craft Club, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 9/19/2023

A Craft Show organized by Springfield Ceramics and Craft Club.
This Illinois Craft Show will have commercial/retail exhibitors and no food booths.
Little Flower Holiday Craft Bazaar
November 2024 (dates not updated)

Little Flower Holiday Craft Bazaar

Little Flower School, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 10/17/2023

A Craft Show organized by Little Flower PTC.
This Illinois Craft Show will have crafts, fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths.
Centrail IL RV Show
March 2025 (dates not updated)

Centrail IL RV Show

BOS Center, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 1/16/2024

A Boat Auto Camping Show organized by JLS Marine, Inc..
This Illinois Boat Auto Camping Show will have commercial/retail exhibitors and no food booths. Admission tickets are $8.
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair
May 2025 (dates not updated)

Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair

Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL

Status: Updated 11/28/2023

An Art Show organized by Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair.
This Illinois Art Show will have fine art exhibitors and 6 food booths. There will be 1 stage with National and Regional talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. This event will also include children's tent; community mural project.