Make (and taste!) chili for charity at the annual Belleville Chili Cook-off.
Take a look at the 2013 Illinois county fairs schedule, and find one near you.
Bring the family for fun and games at Summer Nights in Fulton, Ill.
Honor the nation’s birthday with great food, carnival rides, sporting events and a parade at Frontier Days in Arlington Heights.
Since 1978, talented theatre professionals and interns have gathered at Bloomington’s Illinois Shakespeare Festival for a celebration of performing arts.
Capture the beauty and diversity of Illinois’ agricultural landscape in this year’s Picture Illinois photo contest from the Illinois Farm Bureau.
Bob Vogelbaugh, also know as Mr. Thanksgiving, hosts an annual holiday feast with nearly 3,000 guests.
For more than 90 years, Lake Forest American Legion Post 264 has presented Lake Forest Days in the community North of Chicago.
Visit You Pick Berries in Kingston for fresh-from-the-bush blackberries and raspberries.
An old coal processing facility at Gob Hill in Northwestern Illinois has been turned into Atkinson Motorsports Park, an ATV lover’s dream.
Stop and smell the petunias in the Jewel of the Sauk Valley – Dixon, Illinois.
All aboard for Galesburg Railroad Days! Enjoy a street fair, railroad tours and more at the two-day event.
Head to Central Illinois this summer for the annual show put on by the Thresherman’s Association in Altamont.
Bring the family to the Rend Lake Beach Blast for guaranteed fun in the sun.