Must-See Events in Illinois

Illinois

These Events Are a Must-See in Illinois

Haul your friends into the Mississippi River, eat your weight in corn, or Dress as Superman for a day – Must-see events in Illinois are as eclectic as they are popular. From the world's oldest distance freshwater boat race to a cow created solely from butter, Illinois is a state packed with surprises.

The Best Family-Friendly Events in Illinois

With live rodeo demonstrations and festivals attended by thousands of superheroes, Illinois's events for children make a lasting impression. Travel back in time or give yourself a milk mustache.

Best Places to Stay for Events in Illinois

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Grand Boulevard, Chicago, Illinois
from $38
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4.0
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House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Waukegan, Waukegan Township, Illinois
from $47
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4.5
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
The Galena Territory, Guilford Township, Illinois
from $149
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4.6
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The Best Outdoor Events in Illinois

Get out into the stunning scenery that makes Illinois so special at these unique events. From feasting on free sweetcorn to hauling your friends into the river, Illinois' outdoor events are different from anything you've experienced before.

Recommended Accommodations for Events in Illinois

House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Durand, Harrison Township, Illinois
from $129
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5.0
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Creal Springs, Williamson County, Illinois
from $142
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4.7
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
The Galena Territory, Guilford Township, Illinois
from $103
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4.8
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The Best Music Events in Illinois

Take the state's pulse at Illinois' biggest and best-known music festivals. From family-friendly Lollapalooza to the world's biggest dance music acts, these Illinois music festivals are unforgettable.

Top Offers for Events in Illinois

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Brussels, Point, Illinois
from $165
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5.0
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
The Galena Territory, Guilford Township, Illinois
from $113
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4.4
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House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Rock Island, Rock Island Township, Illinois
from $167
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4.8
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