Illinois' 200th Birthday Cake Celebration

On August 26, 2018 — Constitution Day — join us at venues throughout the state for Illinois' 200th Birthday Party. Grab a slice of Eli's Cheesecake and dig in!

July 19, 2018

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December 3, 2018, is the Illinois Bicentennial — celebrating 200 years of amazing in Illinois.

Happy Birthday, Illinois!

On August 26, 2018 — Constitution Day — Illinois celebrates its 200th Birthday with official birthday parties at several venues throughout the state.

Join us at any of the below venues for public birthday celebrations, including free slices of a Bicentennial Birthday Cakes handcrafted by Eli's Cheesecake, one of the state's Illinois Made makers. Supplies are limited, so get there early to celebrate Illinois!


Southern Illinois

Du Quoin State Fair
655 Executive Dr.
Du Quoin, IL


Champaign County History Museum
102 E. University Ave
Champaign, IL
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Burpee Museum of Natural History
737 N. Main St
Rockford, IL
Museum open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Eli's slices available for the first 200 visitors

Quad Cities

Pub 1848
1601 River Dr. #106
Moline, IL
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Cahokia Mounds
38 Ramsey St.
Collinsville, IL
1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Illinois Realtors Association Building
Next door to Bicentennial Plaza
Springfield, IL


Peoria RiverFront Park
During Peoria Irish Fest
200 NE Water Street
Peoria, IL

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