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HerrinFesta Italiana
May 22, 2017 - May 29, 2017

Downtown Herrin | 09:00 am
Voted 2014 Illinois' Best Event or Festival, this week-long celebration of Italian heritage includes a grape stomp, "Bigga Nose" contest, a midway carnival, and concerts by many world famous recording artists.
Monday, May 22nd
Miss HerrinFesta Pageant
Tuesday, May 23rd
Honoree Banquet
Wednesday, May 24th
Jazz on Park 
Talent Contest
Thursday, May 25th
Jazz on Park
Hartley Art Show
Art Exhibition
Reception Honoring Bill Barras Foundation
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Hairball with opening act: Party Pants
Friday, May 26th
Prayer Breakfast
Jazz on Park
Bocce Tournament
Hartley Art Show
Golf Tournament
Kids Bike & Pet Parade
Art Exhibition
Sponsor Party
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Gary Allan with opening acts: John Spicer Band and Eli Tellor
Saturday, May 27th
Masonic Lodge Breakfast
Jass on Park
Hartley Art Show
Grand Parade
Grape Stomp
Adult-Child Bocce
Tri-Festa Triathlon
"Bigga Nose" Contest
Pasta Sauce Contest
Pasta Eating Contest
Art Exhibition
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Old Dominion with opening acts: We Got It Covered and Kali Lynn Trio
Sunday, May 28th
Poker Run
Car Show
Hartley Art Show
Championship Bocce
Special Intention Mass
Art Exhibition
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Halestorm with opening acts: For The City and Four Deep
Monday, May 29th
Road Races
Memorial Day Service
Hartley Art Show
Art Exhibition
Art Exhibition Reception
Concert Gates open at 6pm - George Thorogood with opening act: American Lion
For more detailed information on the week long events, go to
3 South Park Avenue- Herrin, IL 62948
(800) 483-3782 (IT-FESTA)


HerrinFesta Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show
May 28, 2017

Herrin Park District | 09:00 am
Honoring Veteran Frank Fenton.  Registration 9am-12pm, Judging 12pm, $15 Entry Fee, FREE T-shirts to first 50 entries.  Dash Plaques, 50/50 Drawing, Raffle Items, Trophies Awarded for Top 50 Cars & Best of Shows and Music by Hot Rod Nights.  Food and drinks available- NO alcoholic beverages allowed.  Proceeds to benefit Herrin Park District Fireworks Display & Shriners Hospital for Children.
1010 North 5th Street- Herrin, IL 62948


Southern Illinois Music Festival Orchestra Concert
June 02, 2017 - June 04, 2017

Carterville High School Performing Arts Center | 07:30 pm
The 60-piece Southern Illinois Music Festival Orchestra and two fabulous instrumental soloists will present three orchestral concerts featuring the music of Antonin Dvorak and Peter Tchaikovsky on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, June 2, 3 and 4, 2017 at the Carterville High School Performing Arts Center.  The concerts include the 6th symphonies of Dvorak and Tchaikovsky, Dvorak’s incredible Cello Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s virtuosic Violin Concerto.  Violin and Cello soloists are longtime SIFest musicians, Michelle Skinner and David Peshlakai.  All three concerts take place at 7:30pm.  Admission is $20 general and $8 for students of any age.
816 South Division Street- Carterville, IL 62918


Southern Illinois Spirituality & Psychic Festival
June 17, 2017 - June 18, 2017

Celebrations Event Center | 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Psychic Readings, Spirituality Workshops, Food, Wine & Beer, Vendors of All Sorts!! Come get a reading, sit for a free workshop or meditation session, or shop crystals, books, jewelry, herbs, and lots more! Food Trucks and entertainment! Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 12pm-6pm.
1602 Old Creal Springs Road- Marion, IL 62959