Find out what's on in Illinois and Chicago with your guide to events, festivals, markets, music, theater, sport and more.
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Step back in time to the golden age of train travel and settle in for a peaceful ride to discover some of Illinois’ most charming towns and hidden treasures.
Visit the many historic sites in Illinois, from the Land of Lincoln, to the site of an ancient Native American city at Cahokia Mounds.
Visit the History Museums of Illinois. From the vast collection of the Chicago History Museum to small town historical museums, you’ll discover the stories and heritage of our towns and our people.
History comes alive at Illinois historical reenactments. Meet Abraham Lincoln in the flesh, experience colonial life, or take a canal boat ride with a period costumed storyteller.
One of America’s greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright called Illinois home—and filled it with some of his best works.
Taste your way through the state with our guide to the best and closest places to eat in Illinois. Experience everything from fine dining to shared plates and takeaway fare.
Put your dancing shoes on or unwind at one of the many bars and night clubs in Illinois. Locate the best cocktails, the perfect beer, local DJs, international artists and more.
Taste the regional characteristics in our locally produced wines. Browse our guide to the closest and best Illinois wineries and vineyards for your next celebration or trip.
Fancy a pint? Hunt down major Illinois breweries and distilleries for the best beers, ciders and spirits in the state. Support local production and taste your way through Illinois.
Taste your way through the best of the state with food tours in Illinois. Enjoy everything from fine dining and wineries, to craft beer and pizza tours.
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Festivals & Fairs
Bring your family for great Italian food and pastries, continuous entertainment, Italian cultural exhibits, souvenirs, bocce tournaments, carnival rides, children's crafts and much more.
Festa Italiana is celebrating its 40th anniversary! Everyone who passes through the gates at Festa Italiana is an "Honorary Italian."
Experience the art of musical pageantry as the Show of Shows features some of the best drum and bugl...
Festa Italiana is celebrating its 40th anniversary! Everyone who passes through the gates at Festa I...
The parade and festival are free to attend, with many family-friendly activities for everyone to enj...
This annual two-day outdoor event features up to 150 artists from around the region and across the n...
Located in the heart of Rockford, Abreo is focused on creating an inspired dining experience, servin...
Voted best municipal course in Illinois by Golf Digest, and ranking number 38 in Golf Magazine's Thr...
Alpine Hills is a 52-acre adventure park featuring year-round activities for all ages, including zip...
With the most competitive rates in town and newly renovated rooms, Alpine Inn offers the best in cle...
Anderson Japanese Gardens has been named one of the highest quality Japanese gardens in North Americ...
Artists' Ensemble is an Equity professional theater.
Designed by Charles Maddox in 1971, the greens are well-trapped, large and undulating.
Whether your stay is for business or leisure, our guests can enjoy their stay in Rockford with our h...
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