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With over 800 Festivals & Events running year round, concerts that include the top touring musical acts, countless farmers markets and car shows in the Chicago Southland, the hard part isn’t deciding IF you should come but rather which event you ARE going to attend.

Whether it is Musher Mania at the Monee Reservoir in January, Irish Fest at Chicago’s Gaelic Park in May, any of our year round farmers markets or Lansing Autumn Fest in October, you won’t have to travel far to find family friendly activities for any age.

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Agricultural / Food / Harvest
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Expo / Consumer Show
Fairs / Carnivals
 
Holiday Celebrations
 
Outdoor Activities
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Sports Events
 
Workshops / Seminars



Below are the next 14 upcoming Fair events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.

Wheelchair Accessible
d Displays/Arts/Crafts
ag Agricultural/Food/Harvest
c Cultural Event
w Workshop/Seminar
$ Admission Fee
h Holiday Celebration
o Outdoor Activity
s Sports Event/Recreational
f Fair, Carnival
e Expo/Consumer Show
p Parade


BBQ ON THE HILL Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017
12804 South Highland Avenue
Blue Island, IL
708-385-3304
Friday Night will be dedicated to family fun and entertainment with a focus on good eats & drinks. Saturday will be dedicated to all things BBQ including a amateur cook-off and a public rib sampling event.
F 5-10PM; Sa 12-9PM
Visit Website ag f o
FALL FEST Sep 23, 2017
Kasey Meadow Park
8047 West 91st Place, Hickory Hills, IL
708-598-1233
Rides, games, face painting, balloon sculptures, pony rides, petting zoo, candy and much more.
12-4PM
Visit Website $ f o
TINLEY PARK OKTOBERFEST Sep 29, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017
80TH Avenue Metra Station
18001 S. 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
708-532-5700
The Tinley Park Oktoberfest is one of the only festivals in the Chicagoland area that most resembles the traditional Oktoberfest held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Bring out the Lederhosen, pick up a traditional German Stein when you arrive, and celebrate a classic tradition with us as we welcome Autumn.
F 5-10PM Sa 1-10PM
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TINLEY PARK OKTOBERFEST Oct 1, 2017
80TH Avenue Metra Station
18001 S. 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
708-532-5700
The Tinley Park Oktoberfest is one of the only festivals in the Chicagoland area that most resembles the traditional Oktoberfest held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Bring out the Lederhosen, pick up a traditional German Stein when you arrive, and celebrate a classic tradition with us as we welcome Autumn.
Su 1-6PM
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OLYMPIA FIELDS PARK DISTRICT FALL FEST Oct 7, 2017
Sgt. Means Park
20712 Western Avenue, Olympia Fields, IL
708-481-7313
Celebrate the return of fall with our largest yearly event! We will have a variety of fun and exciting activities. Many of the activities will cost admission, so you can either purchase a wristband, which gets you free entrance to all the rides, games and activities (excludes concessions, raffles and the purchase of pumpkins) or you can buy tickets to each activity. So come out and celebrate the fall season with family fun activities with us.
2-6PM
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HALLOWEEN HOLLOW Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Main Park
10925 LaPorte Road, Mokena, IL
708-390-2401
Halloween Hollow has something for everyone! Carnival, Ghoulish Goodies Food Court, Monster Market Merchants, Hayrides, Games, Horseback Rides, Pumpkin Patch, Costume Contest, Kiddie Straw Maze and more! New this year: Beer Tent and Entertainment on Saturday from 6-9PM, Trunk-R-Treat and Mutt Strut! Free Admission, Parking $5 vehicle
F 5-9PM; Sa 1-9PM; Su 1-5PM
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PUMPKIN PATCH FESTIVAL Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017
Summit Park
5700 South Archer Road, Summit, IL
708-378-0102
This three-week event features a number of big attractions such as a pumpkin patch, hay maze, huge carnival, magic show, pumpkin pie eating contest, kids haunted house, pumpkin jumpers, face painting, pumpkin painting, scavenger hunt, and petting zoo.
F-Su
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FALL FAMILY FUN FEST Oct 21, 2017
Matteson Community Center
20642 Matteson Avenue, Matteson, IL
708-441-4500
Enjoy spending time with friends and family on a fall afternoon. Come test your skills at a variety of carnival games, watch a Spooktacular Performance and wear your best costume for our costume contest! Freshly popped popcorn, hot dogs, chips and beverages will be available for purchase. Admission includes unlimited game play, face painting, and balloon twisting. Don’t miss out on this fun filled fall event! $5 per person (Children 2 and under are free)
1-4PM
Visit Website $ f
BOO! AT THE ZOO Oct 21, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL
708-688-8000
Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy.
10AM-4PM
Visit Website $ ag c f h o p
MESMERIZING MAGIC Oct 25, 2017
Central Park Building
15601 South Central Avenue, Oak Forest, IL
708-687-7270
Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating tricks. All materials provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Ages 5-12. Must register. Resident-$20.00 Nonresident-$26.00
5-5:55PM
Visit Website $ f
BOO! AT THE ZOO Oct 28, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017
Brookfield Zoo
3300 Golf Road, Brookfield, IL
708-688-8000
Little ghosts and goblins of all ages are sure to have a howlin’ good time! Our not-so-scary and fun-filled event has something for the entire family to enjoy.
Sa-Su 10AM-4PM
Visit Website $ ag c f h o p
WINTER WONDERLAND FESTIVAL Dec 9, 2017
Roesner Park
16053 Richmond Avenue, Markham, IL
708-596-3366
Enjoy a horse & carriage ride through the Festival of Lights, great food, shopping, pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, hot chocolate, crafts, a present for every child & so much more. $5 residents; $7 non-residents
5-9:30PM
Visit Website $ d f h o
MESMERIZING MAGIC Jan 18, 2018
Central Park Building
15601 South Central Avenue, Oak Forest, IL
708-687-7270
Children are guaranteed to have a great time as they learn a collection of fascinating tricks. All materials provided, and each child receives a magic kit to take home. Ages 5-12. Must register. Resident-$20.00 Nonresident-$26.00
6:45-7:40PM
Visit Website $ f
GAELIC PARK IRISH FEST May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Chicago Gaelic Park
6119 West 147th Street, Oak Forest, IL
708-687-9323
Irish Fest brings together the best in Irish music from America, Canada and Europe. In addition to all of the music, there will be Irish sports, dancing, theatre & story-telling, a petting zoo, Irish dogs and ponies, Irish import stores. For the little people there are magicians, puppets, jugglers, clowns and most importantly, unlimited carnival rides are included in the admission price. Free parking on site.
F 4-11PM; Sa-Su 2-11PM; M 1-8PM
Visit Website $ c d f h o




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