2015 ILLINOIS: January - February 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2016 - 2014 - 2012)
January 7-8, 2015 Northern Illinois Farm Show
With over 5,000 attendees and 200 local and leading exhibitors, the 33rd annual IDEAg Northern Illinois Farm Show is a convenient venue for producers in northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and eastern Iowa to meet with agribusinesses under one roof. The show will feature a multitude of highly informative and strong educational programs developed by the University of Illinois Extension Services located in the main meeting room. (also: www.farmshows.com)
January 17-18, 2015 11th Annual Chicago Travel & Adventure Show
We are excited you’ve found the Chicago Travel & Adventure Shows – the ONLY travel show in the Chicago area. It is THE place where travelers congregate annually to dream, plan, and book their next vacations. You’ll be inspired and get ideas on where to go, what to do and the latest travel information to keep you in the know— along with a bona fide list of reputable companies that have been serving our attendees for years.
January 23-25, 2015 Ideal Home Show Chicago - Chicago, Illinois
Offering ideas and inspiration from the Chicago areas top home and garden experts. Nearly 300 exhibitors and 1,000 experts will be on-site to provide professional advice, the latest products and new trends for the home and garden. This comprehensive shopping opportunity for buyers for home décor and remodeling ideas will motivate homeowners to start preparing for the spring season.
January 28-29, 2015 Midwest Ag Expo 2015 - Gifford, Illinois
Midwest Equipment Dealers Association.
February 13-15, 2015 Midwestern Herb and Garden Show
Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Billed as the largest event of it's type in the area, the Midwestern Herb and Garden Show promises to be spectacular. With vendors from throughout the midwest and nationally known speakers, this event is geared for everyone from the novice to master gardeners.
February 14, 2015 VALENTINE'S DAY
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 14-15, 2015 Galesburg Historical Society Chocolate Festival
Annual festival featuring homemade and commercially made chocolate treats. It is an endless buffet of tortes, cakes, pies, cookies, candies, beverages and much more; a chocolate lover's dream come true.
February 15-18, 2015 Knox County Fair - Galesburg, Illinois
Come celebrate the 163rd Knox County Fair held in these historic fairgrounds which has been in existence since 1851. Enjoy FREE entertainment, beer garden, food, vendors, nightly grandstand events. Figure 8 racing and the ever popular demolition derby.
February 20-22, 2015 Illinois Deer & Turkey Expo 2015
Booths of hunting/shooting products, accessories, services and related outdoor items. Seminars including cooking and butchering, plus contests and more.
February 26-28, 2015 IAMP Annual Convention & Trade Show
The Illinois Association of Meat Processors’ Annual Convention boasts a line up of educational seminars, hands-on processing demonstrations, 60+ booth trade show and social activities. This annual event is usually held in Champaign, Illinois on the fourth weekend of February each year.