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Illinois Festivals, Farmers Markets, Music Festivals, Family & Kids Festivals 2022–2023.

Quaint towns and city delights, iconic architecture and riveting naturescapes. Get your kicks on Route 66 or retrace the route of Lewis and Clark. Something is celebrated each month of the year in Illinois. From Anything that Floats to the Wizard of Oz, the 649 events in the Prairie State cover wild, wacky, wonderful and big, like the Glendale Heights Fest, Illinois State Fair and World Music Festival Chicago. Scroll below to view the variety of culture, art, music and entertainment found at Illinois Festivals, Art Shows, Music Festivals and Craft Shows.

Featured Events

August 13 - 14, 2022

craftproductionsinc.com Tickets

(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 $35.

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, 2022

40north.org/programs/west-side-arts

(217) 819-3931
West Side Park - Champaign, IL

Don't miss the inaugural West Side Arts! On September 17th at West Side Park, the Champaign Park District and 40 North will join up to bring artists and art lovers together for a free juried art festival. Join us from 10am to 5pm to purchase and peruse amazing local and regional art showcasing a multitude of mediums!

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).

September 30 - October 2, 2022

stepbysteppromotions.com

(847) 301-8543
Lake County Fairgrounds - Grayslake, IL

A Handmade juried Fine Arts and Craft Show. We showcase 270 indoor booths of quality hand-crafted items by exhibitors from 7 states. You'll find oil paintings, water colors, portraits, photography, ceramics, furniture, painted windows, pottery, carved wood pieces, stained glass, metal art, gourds and various home decor items. A quality show!

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.

November 5 - 6, 2022

craftproductionsinc.com

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

This show is in a nice facility with easy load-in. It is held in the newly remodeled athletic arena. 200 exhibitors all in one room with a strong and loyal customer base

November 25 - 27, 2022

stepbysteppromotions.com

(847) 301-8543
Lake County Fairgrounds - Grayslake, IL

65,000 square feet of exhibit space will soon be filled with 310 booths of quality handcrafted treasures created by artists and crafters from 12 states. Shop, meet the artisans, and browse to find just the right decorations or gift items for those special loved ones. Indoor & outdoor furniture, painted windows, wearable art, purses, stained glass, watercolors, gourd art, yard art, stone wall art, holiday & home decor and so much more!

December 10 - 11, 2022

zurkopromotions.com

(715) 526-9769
Lake County Fairgrounds - Grayslake, IL

This Antique Vintage Flea Market is an upscale vintage and antique inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring a fantastic variety of antiques, vintage, estate jewelry, vintage clothing, collectibles, comics, tv/movie memorabilia, mid century modern, furniture, vintage jewelry, vintage decor, vintage home décor, vintage experts, decorative arts, vintage lighting, decorating, design, country furniture, original art, old toys, advertising, coins, and more! Grayslake Antique Market offers a unique shopping experience.

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Fairs & Festivals in Illinois 2022–2023

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August 20, 2022

Corn Fest/Craft & Vendor Fair

Good Samaritan UMC, Addison, IL

Status: Updated 6/21/2022

This Illinois Vendor Event will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include: farm-fresh corn,hot dogs,brats,nachos,popcorn,snow cones,pony rides,petting zoo,games.
August 20, 2022

Ray Bradbury's Dandelion Wine Fine Arts Festival

Bowen Park, Waukegan, IL

Status: Updated 5/19/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and 3 food booths. There will be 3 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 11am-6pm. This event will also include community art project.
August 20, 2022

Wheaton All-Night Flea Market

DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL

Status: Updated 12/21/2021

This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have crafts, flea market and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional talent and the hours will be Sat 3pm-3am. Admission tickets are $7.
August 20 - 21, 2022

Washington Fine Arts Festival

Washington Park, Washington, IL

Status: Updated 7/18/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art exhibitors and local food booths. There will be Roving Performers with Regional talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. This event will also include kids' art activities.
August 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Summer Fling Craft, Vendor & Flea Market Show

Carroll County Fairgrounds, Milledgeville, IL

Status: Updated 8/11/2021

This Illinois Craft Show will have fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 5 food booths.
August 21, 2022

Bolingbrook Jubilee Craft Show

Bolingbrook Town Center Grounds, Bolingbrook, IL

Status: Updated 7/6/2022

This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 12 food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sun 12pm-6pm. This event will also include: craft show, business vendors, petting zoo, car show, business expo, carnival and bingo.
August 21, 2022

Third Sunday Market- August

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 5/24/2022

This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6.
August 25 - 28, 2022

Hampshire Coon Creek Country Days

Veterans Memorial Park, Hampshire, IL

Status: Updated 1/31/2022

This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 10 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 6pm-10pm, Fri 6pm-12 midnight, Sat 1pm-12 midnight, Sun 1pm-5pm. This event will also include: 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

This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-12 midnight, Sat 7:30am-1am. This event will also include: parade, cruise in, carnival rides, beer tent, variety.
August 26 - 27, 2022

Harvest Craft & Vendor Fair

Bartlett Community Center, Bartlett, IL

Status: Updated 8/1/2022

This Illinois Festival will have crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 5-10 food booths. Admission tickets are $1.
August 26 - 27, 2022

Harvest Fest Craft Show

Mt. Zion Convention Center, Mount Zion, IL

Status: Updated 8/1/2022

This Illinois Craft Show will have fine craft, crafts, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths.
August 26 - 28, 2022

Midwest Salute to the Arts

Moody Park, Fairview Heights, IL

Status: Updated 5/2/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and 10 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional talent and the hours will be Fri 6pm-10pm, Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 11am-5pm. This event will also include kids' art and craft workshops.
August 26 - 28, 2022

Dekalb Corn Fest

Downtown DeKalb, Dekalb, IL

Status: Updated 3/8/2022

This Illinois Festival will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 86 food booths. There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 3pm-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-6pm. This event will also include: sound stage, carnival, car show, local vendors.
August 26 - 28, 2022

Downtown Palatine Street Fest

Downtown, Palatine, IL

Status: Updated 6/28/2022

This Illinois Festival will have no exhibit booths and 12 food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-12 Midnight, Sat 11am-12 Midnight, Sun 11am-6pm. This event will also include: run, pet parade, special events.
August 27, 2022

Alley Art Festival

Water Street Mall, Aurora, IL

Status: Updated 8/1/2022

This Illinois Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 12pm-5pm.
August 27, 2022

Food Festival

Downtown West Chicago, West Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/14/2022

This Illinois Food Festival will have commercial/retail exhibitors and 15 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 4pm-8pm.
August 27, 2022

Garage Galleries Forest Park

Centuries and Sleuths Bookstore, Forest Park, IL

Status: Updated 2/11/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include local artists display work in local garages.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Bucktown Arts Fest

Holstein Park, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 7/23/2021

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and local food booths. There will be 2 stages with National talent and the hours will be Sat 11am-7pm, Sun 11am-7pm. This event will also include: 3 stages, food vendors, performers, kids area and more.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Sweet Corn Circus

Uptown, Normal, IL

Status: Updated 7/5/2022

This Illinois Blues Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 6 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Hecho en Arts & Craft Fair

Hecho En Arts & Craft Fair, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 6/2/2022

This Illinois Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. This event will also include: live painting, and community arts activities will be happening all weekend.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Port Clinton Art Festival

Port Clinton Square, Highland Park, IL

Status: Updated 5/2/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 3 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 10am-6pm.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Festival of the Arts in Glen Ellyn

Lake Ellyn, Glen Ellyn, IL

Status: Updated 7/18/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and 4 food booths. This event will also include not sure about music.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Egyptian Festival

St. George Coptic Orthodox Church, Monee, IL

Status: Updated 7/6/2022

This Illinois Ethnic Festival will have no exhibit booths and 1 food booth. This event will also include: authentic egyptian food, inflatables, fun and games for the whole family.
August 27 - 28, 2022

Olden Days Festival

23946 State Highway 3, Dow, IL

Status: Updated 3/8/2022

This Illinois Festival will have fine craft, crafts, flea market and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 4 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 7am-5pm, Sun 7am-5pm. Admission tickets are $5. This event will also include: steam/gas/threshing show, kids' area,antique tractors, classic cars.
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