Phone: 217-268-4959


Dates subject to change. Please call ahead for specific information and additional activities.

Every Friday May 31-August 2 (excluding July 5th &12th): FREE Concert Series. Downtown Jacksonville. Presented by Jacksonville Main Street.

8: 5th Annual Spring Cruise Nite.
8: 23rd Annual Downtown Car Show. Downtown Jacksonville.

4: 4th of July Celebration & Parade. Nichols Park. Parade, concessions, kids’ events, live entertainment, fireworks, and more.
9-14: Annual Morgan County Fair. Morgan County Fairgrounds. Games, rides, and big band entertainment. Check calendar at for concert information.
26, 27: River Country Quilt Show. Jacksonville High School.

1: DAR Annual Ice Cream Social. Lawn of Governor Duncan Mansion. Benefits the maintenance/refurbishing of the mansion.
3: Artisan Fair & Craft Brew Festival. Downtown Jacksonville. Sponsored by Jacksonville Main Street. Craft brew, Midwest makers, and artisans all in one place.
31-September 2: 21st Annual Prairieland Chautauqua. Location TBD.

21: 35th Annual Cruise Nite and Car Show.
27-29: 50th Annual Fall Festival & Steam Show Days. Prairie Land Heritage Museum.

26: Jacksonville Main Street’s Pumpkin Festival. Downtown Jacksonville.

22-24: Pathway Services Festival of Trees. Pathway Services Unlimited.

1: Pilot Club’s 35th Annual Holiday Home Tour.

FREE to Tourists and Visitors!

The premiere Tourism Guide for the Central Illinois Area This free annual magazine for tourists and visitors features articles and photos of attractions, festivals, events and sites in Central Illinois.

• Antiquing
• Special Events & Festivals
• Shopping
• Historical Information
• And much, much more ...

Distributed throughout Illinois in Tourism Information Centers, Visitor Centers in each town featured and Participating Businesses.