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Carterville Fire Department Hot Air Balloon Glow and 5KApril 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017
April 28, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Walker's Bluff | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Hot Air Balloon Glow - April 28th @ 6-10pm, April 29th @ 6-10pm
5K - April 29th @ 3-6pm (Registration @ 1pm)
$25 for Pre-registration ending April 1st
$30 for any Registration after April 1st - up to day of event
*Includes t-shirt and cost of admission for Hot Air Balloon Glow after race April 29th
Track is natural landscape through the woods/hills of Walker’s Bluff.
This is a Carterville Fire Department Fundraiser. All proceeds go towards training/equipment.
326 Vermont Road- Carterville, IL 62918
Event Coordinator: Adam Gossett, FM/EM (618) 964-4679
HerrinFesta ItalianaMay 22, 2017 - May 29, 2017
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
Wednesday, May 24th
Thursday, May 25th
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Hairball with opening act: Party Pants
Friday, May 26th
Kids Bike & Pet Parade
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Gary Allan with opening acts: John Spicer Band and Eli Tellor
Saturday, May 27th
"Bigga Nose" Contest
Pasta Sauce Contest
Pasta Eating Contest
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Old Dominion with opening acts: We Got It Covered and Kali Lynn Trio
Sunday, May 28th
Special Intention Mass
Concert Gates open at 6pm - Halestorm with opening acts: For The City and Four Deep
Monday, May 29th
Memorial Day Service
Concert Gates open at 6pm - George Thorogood with opening act: American Lion
For more detailed information on the week long events, go to www.HerrinFesta.com.
3 South Park Avenue- Herrin, IL 62948
(800) 483-3782 (IT-FESTA)
HerrinFesta Car, Truck & Motorcycle ShowMay 28, 2017
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
The 161st Annual Williamson County FairAugust 08, 2017 - August 12, 2017
August 08, 2017 - August 12, 2017
The Williamson County Fairgrounds | 07:00 pm
Illinois' longest running county fair, the 161st Annual Williamson County Fair will be held in Marion from August 8th through 12th.
Nightly from 6-10pm
- Carnival Rides
(Armbands per night, single ride tickets)
- Sheena's Friends: Pony Rides and Petting Zoo
- Food Vendors and Exhibitors
- Food Vendors and Exhibitors
Tuesday, August 8th
- Demolition Derby #1:
Compact, Chain and Wire Cars, Kids Power Wheels
Wednesday, August 9th
- Family Night: Free Grandstand Entertainment
Thursday, August 10th
Bareback Riding, Breakaway Roping, Steer Wrestling, Miniature Bull Riding, Saddle Bronc, Team Roping,
Cowgirls Barrel Racing, Bull Riding
Friday, August 11th
- Antique, Garden, Super Stock, and ITPA Tractor Pulls/Hot Farm Stock Pullers
Saturday, August 12th
- Speed Horse Show
101 North Fair Street/1500 East Main Street- Marion, IL 62959
Moonstock 2017August 18, 2017 - August 21, 2017
August 18, 2017 - August 21, 2017
Walker's Bluff | 01:20 pm
This 4-day Music Festival will celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse at Walker’s Bluff, a picturesque vineyard located in beautiful Southern Illinois. On August 21, 2017 an estimated 200,000 tourists will travel to our region to observe the point of greatest duration. On that day, at 1:20 pm, you can experience light turn to darkness as Ozzy Osbourne kicks off his concert with Bark at the Moon.
14250 Meridian Road- Carterville, IL 62918
104th Annual Carterville Free FairSeptember 07, 2017 - September 09, 2017
September 07, 2017 - September 09, 2017
Cannon Park | 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
104th Annual Carterville Free Fair sponsored by the Carterville Lions Club will be September 7th, 8th, 9th. There will be a Carnival, Parade, Bingo, Ping Pong Ball Drop, 5K and other Races, Queen Show, Food Vendors, Entertainment, Fireworks and more!
120 North Greenbriar Road- Carterville, IL 62918
Booth Rental (618) 985-2252
Twilight 5K Glow Run/WalkSeptember 08, 2017
September 08, 2017
Carterville Free Fair @ Cannon Park | 07:30 pm
Race Day registration and packet pick-up at the Community Center from 5pm-7pm. River-to-River Chip Timing provided. Race starts and finishes at the Carterville Free Fair at Cannon Park on Greenbriar Road. Course is flat & fast! Kids' Fun Run will be held at Cannon Park at 6:30pm.
PURSE & TROPHY TO TOP OVERALL MALE & FEMALE RUNNERS. Medals to top three male and female runners in each age group 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and up.
120 North Greenbriar- Carterville, IL 62918
Leigh Gusta (618) 925-6026
Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing DaysSeptember 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017
John A. Logan College | 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Held on the 4th weekend of September at John A. Logan College, this 2-day show includes bass fishing seminars, Buck-skinners Village, High School Bass Classic, Dock Dogs, goose calling cometitions, kids shooting and archery, kids fishing hole, Outdoor Art and Heritage show, retriever demonstrations, and much more.
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, IL 62918
8th Annual Marion Main Street HubFestSeptember 23, 2017
September 23, 2017
Downtown Marion | 12:00 pm - 08:00 pm
Marion Main Street's HubFest hosts live bands, entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, hot dog eating cometition, dunk tanks, bounce houses, cornhole, car show and much more.
Tower Square Plaza- Marion, IL 62959
Vendor Form: email@example.com
Southern Illinois Irish FestivalSeptember 29, 2017 - October 01, 2017
September 29, 2017 - October 01, 2017
Walker's Bluff Winery | 11:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Celtic Fair will feature two outdoor stages both days, with performances by Saint Louis-area Irish and Scottish groups like The Wee Heavies, The Brianna Brown Band, Buckley & Walsh, and Celtica, along with Southern Illinois Celtic bands The Dorians and Roisín Dubh, and the local ensemble Heart Strings. The Sunday lineup also includes some popular regional Americana bands. The Festival includes food and drink for sale, merchandise vendors, Scottish Highland Games, bouncy houses for children, an Irish children’s village, piper Sean Folsom, Magic Storyteller Chris McBrien, and Liam the Extra-Large Leprechaun.
Admission is $10 for adults and Free for children under 18. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs.
326 Vermont Road- Carterville, IL 62918