July 10 - August 28, 2021
Copernicus Center - Chicago, IL
The Copernicus Foundation is happy to announce its 2021 8-week Outdoor Summer Concert Series. Beginning Saturday July 10th music lovers of all ages can come enjoy live bands at the Copernicus Center in Jefferson Park. There is no better way to enjoy your summer nights than under the stars, with your favorite bands and local kitchen. Rain or shine, our campus will be waiting to welcome you back to the summer Chicago has missed so much. Our full bar and kitchen will be ready to serve you under the lights as you bop to your favorite tunes. Only at the Copernicus Center July 10th - August 28th, 2021. Doors open 5pm $10 General Admission.
August 7 - 8, 2021
Vasa Park - South Elgin, IL
Annual themed event of 17 years. Videos online at YouTube. Beautiful Vasa Park. Full details available by emailing us for full information sheet and vendor application. Don't miss out. Spaces are filled first come. A full weekend of music * fun for families* games and prizes *fairy tea parties*The Swords of Valor* vendor village of local artisans and surrounding states. Free Parking. Gate $15, Seniors $8, Ages 12 and under free. Discounts online.
August 28 - 29, 2021
Edgewater Neighborhood - Chicago, IL
70+ Artists, and Amazing Tom Petty, Billy Joel and many other great tributes, cover and original bands. Special Guest Dave Specter with Brother John Kattke. One of Chicago's premier multi-cultural and multi-generational art events featuring local cuisine, craft beer, live music and fall fun.
September 4, 2021
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.
September 5 - 6, 2021
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!
September 11 - 12, 2021
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!
September 25, 2021
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.
October 2 - 3, 2021
Westfield Old Orchard Mall - Skokie, IL
The North Shore Festival of Arts is situated in outdoor walking mall Westfield Old Orchard's lovely interior courts and walks. For more than 30 years this juried arts fest has been catering to tens of thousands of upscale, educated and discriminating art buyers throughout Chicago's North Shore community and the greater Chicagoland area.
October 2 - 3, 2021
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.
Events in Lisle, IL — upcoming
May 1 - October 16, 2021
Garfield Avenue Parking lot, Lisle, IL
Status: Updated 3/18/2021
This Illinois Farmers Market will have crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products and corp./information exhibitors, and tba food booths.
March 25 - 26, 2022
Sheraton Lisle-Naperville, Lisle, IL
Status: Updated 7/29/2021
This Illinois Bluegrass Festival will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. There will be 1 stage with International and National talent and the hours will be Fri 6pm-10:30pm, Sat 11am-10:30pm. Admission tickets are $65 - $90.
July 2022 (dates not updated)
Basecamp Pup and Eatery, Lisle, IL
Status: Updated 6/8/2021
This Illinois Music Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and homegrown products exhibitors, and no food booths. There will be 3 stages with Local talent and the hours will be Sat 12pm-12 midnight. Admission tickets are $20.