Illinois Spring Festivals & Events 2022


On the hunt for springtime festivals and events in Illinois? You’re in luck. Our splendor-seeking Festhunds rounded up some of the best wingdings that the Prairie State has to offer. Let’s begin…

Mar 12
Yorkville St. Patrick's Day Celebration | Yorkville, IL
A day packed with activities and events that the whole family can enjoy.

Mar 26-27
Maple Syrup Festival | Makanda, IL
Enjoy two full days of family fun including maple syrup demonstrations, pancake breakfast, nature hikes, lumberjack demonstrations, children's activities, vendors and artisans, and much more.

Apr 8-10
Spring Festival – An Arts & Crafts Affair | Villa Park, IL
Three days and hundreds of artists and crafters to choose from with home decor and hand-crafted art work.

May 20-22
Chicago Mayfest | Chicago, IL
This event is known for showcasing some of the best music, entertainment, and festival food in all of Chicago.

May 21
Blooming Fest | West Chicago
Blooming Fest is the official welcoming committee of spring and features great vendors, food, live music and activities the whole family can enjoy.

May 21-22
Skokie Festival of Cultures | Skokie, IL
Enjoy ethnic folk music and dance on two stages, arts and crafts, international children's games, food, cultural booths, a merchandise bazaar, a mini train ride around the park, and the festival’s iconic flag display.

May 21
What’s Blooming on Harrison | Oak Park, IL
A day of community building featuring live music on multiple stages, dance performances, maker experiences, local food and drink and an art fair with select guest artists and local crafts people.

May 27-29
Park Fest | Streator, IL
This annual celebration offers food, a carnival, vendors, live music, rides and more!

May 28-29
Prairie Arts Festival | Schaumburg, IL
Showcasing approximately 120 artists, entertainment on three stages, food trucks, children’s art activities, and more!

Jun 2-5
Macon County Fair | Decatur, IL
Enjoy your favorite rides, food, vendors and shows.

Jun 4-5
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival | Canton, IL
Two days of original artwork, local music, food, and wine!

Jun 4-5
Spring Festival | Carlinville, IL
Check out the huge craft show, toy show, antique machinery, horse-drawn machinery, 1 Room County Schoolhouse, Blacksmith shop, and more.

Jun 4-5
57th Street Art Fair | Chicago, IL
The Midwest’s oldest juried art fair, featuring nearly 200 artists, live music, a food court, and more!

Jun 5
Strawberry Jazz Festival | Bradley, IL
Featuring dozens of booths featuring handmade work by the artists and crafters, entertainment by local performing groups, and food trucks serving seasonal favorites.

Jun 8-11
Lockport Old Canal Days | Lockport, IL
This entertaining, family friendly summer festival features a carnival, beer garden, live music, arts & crafts show, food trucks, wine tent and more!

Jun 11-12
Old Town Art Fair | Chicago, IL
There will be 200+ nationally acclaimed artists, a Garden Walk, live music, food court and Children’s Corner.

June 12
PawFest | Mount Vernon, IL
Browse a variety of vendor booths with special pet products, crafts, food, games, and more. Your doggie won't want to miss this celebration of pets!


Always confirm event details, dates, and times with the event venue / organizer before making plans.

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