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Festivals in Peoria, IL.
Trade Shows, Specialty-Theme Events

Artisan & Maker Market

September 12 - October 11, 2020

facebook.com/events/3591765887556414

(847) 549-2536
Hawthorn Mall - Vernon Hills, IL

Hawthorn Mall will be hosting an Artisan & Maker Market each Saturday and Sunday from September 12th through October 11th. The event will take place in the Macy's North parking lot. Food trucks and other activities will be onsite for specific dates. We hope to see you at our market!

Craft Productions, Inc.

November 7 - 8, 2020

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

Native American Holiday Market

November 27 - 29, 2020

cahokiamounds.org

(618) 346-5160
Cahokia Mounds Interpretive Center - Collinsville, IL

Fall Indian Market. A variety of arts, crafts and Native American products. Some types of products available: Original Oil Paintings, Watercolor Paintings, Sterling Silver and Natural Stone Jewelry, Beadwork, Pottery. Free Admission. Free Parking. Award-winning film, every hour. Work is from various tribal affiliations from throughout the United States. An opportunity for unique holiday shopping! We also have a gift shop with unique item

Craft Productions, Inc.

December 12 - 13, 2020

craftproductionsinc.com

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

This is the 9th year for the December show, and our 29th year running craft shows at this facility. All craft categories are limited, and all products must be handmade. This show is heavily advertised with an extremely loyal customer base. Easy load in and out.

S & S Promotions

March 13, 2021

craftshowsinthecountry.com

(630) 677-2946
Sandwich High School,Middle & Grade school - Sandwich, IL

Over 1500 visit this annual spring craft show at Sandwich High School, Middle School, & Lynn G Haskin Elementary schools to support the Sandwich Band Parents Association. Free school buses take visitors from each school, so park once and visit all of our locations. Every craft and art object is one-of-a-kind and handmade. The $5 one time entry fee can be paid at any school, find our coupon on our website or Facebook.

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

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.

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.

S & S Promotions

November 13 - 14, 2021

craftshowsinthecountry.com

(630) 677-2946
Sandwich High Schools, Sandwich Middle School,& Haskin Grade School - Sandwich, IL

Over 1500 visit this annual spring craft show at Sandwich High School, Middle School, & Lynn G Haskin Elementary schools to support the Sandwich Band Parents Association. Free school buses take visitors from each school, so park once and visit all of our locations. Every craft and art object is one-of-a-kind and handmade. The $5 one time entry fee can be paid at any school, find our coupon in the news paper and on our website or Facebook.

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Events in Peoria, IL — upcoming

Greater Peoria Farm Show
December 1 - 3, 2020

Greater Peoria Farm Show

Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL

Status: Updated 4/17/2020

A Trade Show organized by Midwest Shows, Inc.
This Illinois Trade Show will have commercial/retail and corp./information exhibitors, and no food booths.
Central Illinois RV Show - Peoria
March 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Central Illinois RV Show - Peoria

Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, IL

Status: Updated 8/7/2019

A Boat Auto Camping Show organized by GS Media & Events.
This Illinois Boat Auto Camping Show will have commercial/retail exhibitors and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $10.
Amazing Plaza, (Shopping Center)
June 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Peoria Flea Market

Amazing Plaza aka Shopko Plaza, Peoria, IL

Status: Updated 5/18/2020

A Flea Market organized by Amazing Plaza, (Shopping Center).
This Illinois Flea Market will have fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and tba food booths. Admission tickets are $2.
Heart of Illinois Fair
July 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Heart of Illinois Fair

Exposition Gardens, Peoria, IL

Status: Updated 3/10/2020

A State Fair organized by Exposition Gardens, Inc..
This Illinois State Fair will have commercial/retail exhibitors and 10 food booths. Admission tickets are $5 - $10. This event will also include: truck & tractor pulls, demo derby.
Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival
August 2021 (dates not updated) ?

Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival

Riverfront Park, Peoria, IL

Status: Updated 1/9/2019

A Blues Festival organized by Jay Goldberg Events & Entertainment.
This Illinois Blues Festival will have Fine Art, Fine Craft, Crafts, Flea Market, Commercial/Retail, Corp./Information and Antique/Collectibles exhibitors, and 12 food booths. There will be 3 stages with International, National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Fri 6pm-12 Midnight, Sat 12pm-12 Midnight. Admission tickets are $25 - $50. This event will also include musician workshops.