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Festivals in Bloomington, IL.
Farmers Markets, Antiques Collectibles Shows

Taste of Polonia Festival

September 3 - 6, 2021

TOPchicago.org

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

The yearly Labor Day festival at Copernicus Center offers 4 days of non-stop Live Music, food, and fun! The largest Polish Fest in the USA. Four (4) stages & over 30 bands: rock, pop, jazz, dance, polka, world, & more. Great Polish Food, Polish Beer, & fest food. Also: Kid's Zone, Rides, inside Casino & full bar, plus daily special events! $5 to $10 - kids 12 & under FREE. Proceeds benefit the non-profit work of the Copernicus Foundation

Art in the Park

September 4, 2021

visitrockfalls.com

(815) 622-1106
RB&W Riverfront Park - Rock Falls, IL

Art in the Park at the RB&W is an event where we unveil the 8 new sculptures that will be in place for one year at our park. These sculptures were juried chosen. We will have art vendors, music and food.

Deer Path Art Fair on the Square

September 5 - 6, 2021

(847) 234-3743
Market Square - Lake Forest, IL

The nationally top rated Deer Path Art Fair on the Square, is held at historic Lake Forest Market Square and Western Avenue. The juried fine arts show features 160 artists representing a wide variety of design mediums in a wide variety of price points. Artists are selected from across the country and are present to meet and discuss their work and technique with the art patrons. A wonderful show in a beautiful setting!

Rees Carillon Society

September 11 - 12, 2021

carillon-rees.org

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

Juried fine art fair loved by artists and patrons for size, location, and quality of artwork. Ranked in Best 100 Art Fairs in the U.S. for 6 consecutive years, the ONLY art fair in Central Illinois with this distinction. Wonderful catering volunteers with show director on-site and attentive all weekend. Next to wealthy neighborhood of art-buying patrons. Capitol with higher-ed, medical and professionals.

Rock Falls Big Cat Quest

September 25, 2021

visitrockfalls.com

(815) 622-1106
Lawrence Park - Sterling, IL

Big money is on the line at the third annual Rock Falls Big Cat Quest! Illinois fishermen are among the most active and passionate in the nation and our goal with the Rock Falls Big Cat Quest is to give them an outlet for this passion.

Lumberjack Show at Selmi's Farm

October 2, 2021

visitrockfalls.com

(815) 622-1106
Semi's Greenhouse & Farm Market - Rock Falls, IL

Lumberjack shows at 11am, 1pm and 3pm. Each show lasts about 30 minutes. Beard contest. Petting zoo, children's haunted house, corn maze, pumpkin/apple farm and more.

Autumn on Parade

October 2 - 3, 2021

(815) 732-3465
Downtown Courthouse Lawn - Oregon, IL

Autumn on Parade showcases the beautiful town of Oregon, Illinois. This year we will be celebrating our 50th Anniversary. The craft show is set up on the historic Ogle County Courthouse lawn and surrounding areas. The parade features more than 100 entries and will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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Events in Bloomington, IL — upcoming

3rd Sunday Market
February 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Sunday Antiques Market - February

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 12/19/2019

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by 3rd Sunday Market.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have crafts, flea market and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6.
Downtown Bloomington Association
May 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Downtown Bloomington Farmer's Market - May

Downtown Bloomington Square, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Farmers Market organized by Downtown Bloomington Association.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have fine art and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed. This event will also include: kids' activities, gardening demonstrations.
Third Sunday Market - May
May 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Third Sunday Market - May

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 3/16/2020

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by 3rd Sunday Market.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6.
Downtown Bloomington Association
June 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Downtown Bloomington Farmers' Market - June

Downtown Bloomington Square, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Farmers Market organized by Downtown Bloomington Association.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue 7:30am-12pm, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm.
Third Sunday Market - June
June 20, 2021

Third Sunday Market - June

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 6/16/2020

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by 3rd Sunday Market.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6.
Downtown Bloomington Association
July 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Downtown Bloomington Farmers' Market - July

Downtown Bloomington Square, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Farmers Market organized by Downtown Bloomington Association.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have fine art, crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm. This event will also include: Cooking demos, kids zone with hands-on activities.
Third Sunday Market - July
July 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Third Sunday Market - July

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 3/16/2020

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by 3rd Sunday Market.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6.
Downtown Bloomington Farmers' Market - August
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Downtown Bloomington Farmers' Market - August

Downtown Bloomington Square, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Farmers Market organized by Downtown Bloomington Association.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed. This event will also include: kids' area, cooking and gardening demonstrations.
McLean County Fair
August 4 - 8, 2021

McLean County Fair

McLean County Fairgrounds, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 7/7/2020

A State Fair organized by McLean County Fairgrounds.
This Illinois State Fair will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, film, commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and 18 food booths. There will be 1 stage with National and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 8am-9pm. Admission tickets are $4 - $16.
3rd Sunday Market
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Third Sunday Market- August

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 3/16/2020

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by 3rd Sunday Market.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6.
Downtown Bloomington Association
September 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Downtown Bloomington Farmer's Market - September

Downtown Bloomington Square, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Farmers Market organized by Downtown Bloomington Association.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm. This event will also include: kids' area, cooking and gardening demos.
Downtown Bloomington Association
October 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Downtown Bloomington Farmers' Market - October

Downtown Bloomington Square, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Farmers Market organized by Downtown Bloomington Association.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed, Mon closed, Tue closed, Wed closed, Thu closed, Fri closed, Sat 7:30am-12pm, Sun closed. This event will also include: kids area, cooking and gardening demonstrations.
3rd Sunday Market
October 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Third Sunday Market - October

Interstate Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 3/16/2020

An Antiques Collectibles Show organized by 3rd Sunday Market.
This Illinois Antiques Collectibles Show will have fine craft, crafts, flea market, homegrown products and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths. Admission tickets are $6.
Holiday Treasures Exhibition and Sale
November - December 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Holiday Treasures Exhibition and Sale

McLean County Arts Center, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 10/9/2019

A Gallery-Exhibition Event organized by McLean County Arts Center.
This Illinois Gallery-Exhibition Event will have fine art and fine craft exhibitors, and no food booths.
Downtown Bloomington Association
November 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Downtown Bloomington Thanksgiving Market

Grossinger Motors Arena, Bloomington, IL

Status: Updated 1/14/2020

A Farmers Market organized by Downtown Bloomington Association.
This Illinois Farmers Market will have fine art, fine craft and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 9am-12pm. This event will also include: kids area, cooking and gardening demonstations.