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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 - September 2022 (dates not updated) ?

DuQuoin State Fair

DuQuoin State Fairgrounds, DuQuoin, IL

Status: Updated 3/9/2021

This Illinois State Fair will have crafts, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 10am-12 midnight. Admission tickets are $7 - $30.
August 28, 2022

A Walk in the Park

North School Park, Arlington Heights, IL

Status: Updated 9/21/2021

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and 2 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sun 10am-5pm. This event will also include kids can make their own art.
August 30 - September 1, 2022

Farm Progress Show

tba, Decatur, IL

Status: Updated 10/15/2020

This Illinois Trade Show will have fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 4 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Tue 8am-5pm, Wed 8am-5pm, Thu 8am-4pm. Admission tickets are $8 - $15.
August 31 - September 5, 2022

Pana Tri-County Fair

Fairgrounds Road, Pana, IL

Status: Updated 7/29/2022

This Illinois State Fair will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and 10 food booths. Admission tickets are $2 - $10.
September 1 - 4, 2022

Chicago Jazz Festival

Chicago Cultural Center/Millennium Park, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 2/8/2022

This Illinois Jazz Music Festival will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 11am-9:30pm, Fri 11am-9:30pm, Sat 11am-9:30pm, Sun 11am-9:30pm.
September 2 - 4, 2022

Orion Fall Festival

Central Park, Orion, IL

Status: Updated 8/1/2022

This Illinois Festival will have fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail and homegrown products exhibitors, and 5 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-10pm, Sat 9am-10pm, Sun 8am-6pm.
September 2 - 4, 2022

Yorkville Hometown Days

Beecher Park, Yorkville, IL

Status: Updated 2/14/2022

This Illinois Festival will have commercial/retail exhibitors and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 4pm-10pm, Sat closed, Sun 5pm-10pm. Admission tickets are $2. This event will also include: ultimate air dogs, live bands, bags contest,car show, carnival, family area.
September 2 - 4, 2022

Maria SS Lauretana Society Festival

Church Street, Niles, IL

Status: Updated 8/1/2022

This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 15+ food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 4pm-11:30pm, Sat 12pm-11:30pm, Sun 12pm-11:30pm. This event will also include sunday procession with traditional flight of the angels.
September 2 - 5, 2022

Naperville Jaycees Last Fling

Downtown, Naperville, IL

Status: Updated 8/4/2022

This Illinois Festival will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 2 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10am-6pm, Mon 10am-5pm. This event will also include: kids' activities, carnival, bags tournaments, parade, beer gardens.
September 2 - 5, 2022

African Festival of the Arts

Washington Park, Chicago, IL

Status: Updated 8/4/2022

This Illinois Ethnic Music Festival will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and tba food booths. There will be 4 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 1pm-10pm, Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-10pm, Mon 10am-10pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $20. This event will also include: children's pavillion, beer/wine garden, health & wellness village, drum village, blues par.
September 3 - 4, 2022

Kane County Flea Market - September

Kane County Fairgrounds, Saint Charles, IL

Status: Updated 6/23/2022

This Illinois Flea Market will have crafts, flea market and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $5.
September 3 - 4, 2022

Rock Island Grand Prix

The District, Rock Island, IL

Status: Updated 5/2/2022

This Illinois Sports Event will have crafts, 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 Sat 8:30am-10pm, Sun 8:30am-6pm. This event will also include go-kart street races.
September 3 - 5, 2022

Arthur Amish Country Cheese Festival

Downtown, Arthur, IL

Status: Updated 12/22/2021

This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 15 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-7pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Mon 9am-5pm.
September 3 - 5, 2022

Septemberfest

Robert Atcher Municipal Center grounds, Schaumburg, IL

Status: Updated 12/16/2021

This Illinois Festival will have no exhibit booths and 24 food booths. There will be 3 stages with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 10am-10pm, Sun 10am-10pm, Mon 10am-9pm. This event will also include: arts & crafts show, carnival, fireworks, craft beer & wine, taste, bingo, parade.
September 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Chicago Cup Soccer Tournament

Vernon Hills Athletic Complex, Vernon Hills, IL

Status: Updated 8/4/2021

This Illinois Sports Event will have crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 10 food booths. This event will also include games.
September 3 - 6, 2022

Kewanee Hog Days

Downtown, Kewanee, IL

Status: Updated 3/4/2022

This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 25 food booths. There will be 3 stages with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat 11am-11pm, Sun 11am-11pm, Mon 11am-5pm. This event will also include: carnival, parade, mud volleyball, world's largest bbq, model t show, kids day on monday.
September 4, 2022

Art in the Park

RB&W Riverfront Park, Rock Falls, IL

Status: Updated 1/11/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sun 2pm-6pm.
September 4, 2022

Art in the Park

Krape Park, Freeport, IL

Status: Updated 4/6/2022

This Illinois Music Festival will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and local food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sun 10am-5pm. This event will also include kids art center with activities.
September 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Maple Park Fun Fest

Downtown, Maple Park, IL

Status: Updated 7/29/2021

This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and 5 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Sat 8am-12 midnight, Sun 8am-11pm, Mon 8am-12pm. This event will also include: car show, parade and kids' bike parade, fireworks show, 5k fun run, bags tourney.
September 4 - 5, 2022

Deer Path Art Fair on the Square

Market Square, Lake Forest, IL

Status: Updated 5/2/2022

This Illinois Art Show will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and 4 food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sun 10am-5pm, Mon 10am-5pm. This event will also include young artists market area.
September 2022 (dates not updated) ?

Platt-A-Palooza

Platt Hill Nursery Inc, Carpentersville, IL

Status: Updated 7/29/2021

This Illinois Craft Show will have fine art, fine craft and crafts exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be Roving Performers with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm, Mon 9am-3pm. This event will also include farmer's market.
September 7 - 11, 2022

The Sandwich Fair

Sandwich Fair Grounds, Sandwich, IL

Status: Updated 5/25/2022

This Illinois State Fair will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and local food booths. There will be 3 stages with National and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 8am-10pm. Admission tickets are $5 - $22. This event will also include: carnival, competitive exhibits, commercial exhibits, many food vendors, livestock judging.
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