CLICK ON THE MONTHS ABOVE for a Complete Listing for hundreds of Illinois Festivals, with Descriptions and Links.
Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
June 24-25, 2016 Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival
Big blues festival with a large number of great barbeque vendors throughout and beyond the Champaign area! Come out to the biggest blues festival in the area.
July 10, 2016 Annual World's Largest Catsup Bottle Festival
Help celebrate the world-famous Brooks Catsup Bottle water tower at the 16th Annual Brooks World's Largest Catsup Bottle Festival. Events include catsup tasting booth, hot dog (smothered in catsup) eating contest, and more.
July 22-24, 2016 Taste of River North - Chicago, Illinois
Known for its diverse mix of restaurants, artists and innovative businesses, the River North neighborhood is unlike any in Chicago. For one extended weekend this summer, the area's best will come together for the ultimate neighborhood showcase, the annual Taste of River North (ToRN). 50,000 festers are expected to turn out for this year's three day bash, which encompasses the picturesque riverfront setting of A. Montgomery Ward Park and the surrounding streets. Boasting an impressive list of River North restaurants and chefs, ToRN also includes non-stop live music, featuring bands and music that excites everyone.