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.

Events in Illinois: Top Accommodations

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Shiloh, O'Fallon Township, Illinois
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Darien, Downers Grove Township, Illinois
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Bolingbrook, Will County, Illinois
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Lane, Creek Township, Illinois
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Rockford, Rockford Township, Illinois
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Pulaski Park, Chicago, Illinois
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South Side, Chicago, Illinois
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North Park, Chicago, Illinois
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Englewood, Chicago, Illinois
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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

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West Garfield Park, Chicago, Illinois
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Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois
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Homan Square, Chicago, Illinois
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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

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Douglas Park, Chicago, Illinois
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Tri-Taylor, Chicago, Illinois
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Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois
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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

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Heart of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
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Bridgeport, Chicago, Illinois
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Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois
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The Weather in Illinois

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