September 3 - 6, 2021
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
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
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 Wheaton, IL — upcoming
May 2021 (dates not updated)
DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL
Status: Updated 9/9/2019
This Illinois Home and Garden Show will have fine art, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information and antique/collectibles exhibitors, and no food booths.
June 2021 (dates not updated)
Memorial Park, Wheaton, IL
Status: Updated 3/16/2020
This Illinois Festival will have fine art, fine craft, crafts and commercial/retail exhibitors, and local food booths. There will be 1 stage with Regional and Local talent and the hours will be Thu 3pm-9pm, Fri 6pm-9:30pm, Sat 4pm-8pm, Sun 12pm-6pm.
July 21 - 25, 2021
Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL
Status: Updated 7/14/2020
This Illinois State Fair will have no exhibit booths and tba food booths. There will be 1 stage with National, Regional and Local talent and the hours will be All Days 8am-11pm. Admission tickets are $4 - $10. This event will also include: carnival rides, petting zoo, climbing wall, sheep shear.
August 21, 2021
DuPage County Fairgrounds, Wheaton, IL
Status: Updated 3/8/2021
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.
November - December 2021 (dates not updated)
Dupage Art League Gallery & School, Wheaton, IL
Status: Updated 11/10/2020
This Illinois Art Show will have no exhibit booths and no food booths. This event will also include: art classes, gift shop, gallery.