Due to COVID-19 event dates are subject to change. Please call ahead for specific information and additional activities or visit jacksonvilleil.org.

June 4-August 6 (excluding July 2, 9): Free Concert Series. Every Friday. Downtown Jacksonville. Presented by Jacksonville Main Street.

12: 25th Annual Downtown Car Show. Downtown Jacksonville, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
12: 7th Annual Summer Cruise Nite. Morton Avenue, 5-9 p.m.

4: 4th of July Parade.
6-11: Annual Morgan County Fair. Morgan County Fairgrounds. Games, rides and big band entertainment. Check calendar at jacksonvilleil.org, for concert information.
23, 24: Kiwanis Youth Memorial Golf Tournament. Free tournament for junior golfers.

7: Craft Brew Festival. Downtown Jacksonville. Sponsored by Jacksonville Main Street.

18: 37th Annual Cruise Nite and Car Show.
18: Oktoberfest. Sponsored by the Jacksonville Rotary Club. Morgan County Fairgrounds.
24-26: 52nd Annual Fall Festival & Steam Show Days. Prairie Land Heritage Museum.

9: Juried Artisan Fair. Sponsored by Jacksonville Main Street. Downtown Jacksonville.
23: Jacksonville Main Street’s Pumpkin Festival. Downtown Jacksonville.

10-11: Christkindl Market. Sponsored by Jacksonville Main Street. Downtown Jacksonville.

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