Festivals & Events

Come Celebrate in the Southland! All year long, visitors will find fun and excitement at any of the hundreds of festivals and events held throughout the Southland.

Antique and craft shows, music and theatre festivals, historical re-enactments, holiday festivities and ethnic celebrations are just a few of the events offered in the Chicago Southland every year. More information is just a phone call away. Just call or visit the website of the event of your choice to find out more about regional festivals and events.

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Below are the next 30 upcoming events in the Chicago Southland. Use the form above to search for specific events.

May 1, 2016-May 31, 2016 - CHICAGO WHITE SOX BASEBALL
Chicago White Sox
US Cellular Field, 333 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL
312-674-1000
The Chicago White Sox play spectacular Major League baseball providing great entertainment for families from April through September.
Visit Website $ o s
May 1, 2016-May 31, 2016 - 2016 HOLLYWOOD CASINO AMPHITHEATRE CONCERT SEASON
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
312-559-1212
Visit Website $ c o
May 1, 2016-May 31, 2016 - PICK. AT GARDEN PATCH FARMS
Pick. at Garden Patch Farms
14158 West 159th Street, Homer Glen, IL
708-301-7720
9AM-6PM
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May 3, 2016-May 31, 2016 - VILLAGE OF ROBBINS - OPEN AIR MARKET
13900 Claire Boulevard
Robbins, IL
708-385-8940
Thinking of going into business? Let us be your testing ground. Become a vendor/or shop till you drop. We have new and used merchandise.
Tu,Th & Sa 6AM-3:30PM
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May 9, 2016-May 13, 2019 - WEEKDAY BIRD HIKES
Sagawau Environmental Learning Center
12545 West 111th Street, Lemont, IL
630-257-2045
Catch the migration spirit and join us each day for a guided bird hike at Sagawau.
730AM
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May 13, 2016-May 31, 2016 - BENCHES ON THE AVENUE
Along Oak Park Avenue from 172nd to 176th
Tinley Park, IL
708-444-5000
This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. The theme for 2016 is Children's Storybooks.
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May 27, 2016-May 30, 2016 - GAELIC PARK IRISH FEST
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
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May 28, 2016-May 30, 2016 - CENTENNIAL PARK AQUATIC CENTER
Centennial Park Aquatic Center
15600 West Avenue at Fun Drive, Orland Park, IL
708-349-4FUN (4386)
Come out and join us for some fun. Daily admission fees apply
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May 30, 2016-May 30, 2016 - MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY
Village Green
Kansas & White Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-2177 x243
10AM
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May 30, 2016-May 30, 2016 - MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
South on Dixie Highway from Chestnut Road to Olive Road & west to Harwood Avenue
Homewood, IL
708-798-3000
Paying homage to our fallen service men and women, parade is followed by a ceremony at Veterans Park to remember, reflect and honor those who have given their all in service to their country.
10:30AM step-off
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May 30, 2016-May 30, 2016 - MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Village of Thornton
712 North Chicago Road to 115 East Margaret Street, Thornton, IL
708-877-4456
Parade begins at the Methodist Church and ends at the Village Hall. After a Holiday ceremony honoring our veterans, everyone is invited to the Fire Department for hot dogs, chips, pop and a lot of camaraderie.
2PM
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May 30, 2016-May 30, 2016 - MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Old Matteson
3625 West 215th Street, Matteson, IL
708-283-4777
The American Legion Post 474 and the Village of Matteson are sponsoring the Memorial Day Parade. For further information or to have your group, club or organization participate please call Rick Sobczak at the American Legion at 708-748-9643.
10AM-2PM
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May 30, 2016-May 30, 2016 - MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
South Park Avenue
North from 170th Street to 160th Place, South Holland, IL
708-331-2940
Annual parade featuring local school bands, churches, businesses, village officials and more. A remembrance ceremony immediately follows at Veterans Park.
11AM
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May 31, 2016-May 31, 2016 - WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS BASEBALL
Standard Bank Stadium
14011 South Kenton Avenue, Crestwood, IL
708-489-2255
The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today!
Visit Website $ o s
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 2, 2016 - WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS BASEBALL
Standard Bank Stadium
14011 South Kenton Avenue, Crestwood, IL
708-489-2255
The Windy City ThunderBolts baseball brings affordable family entertainment all summer long at Standard Bank Stadium. Call to reserve groups or parties today!
Visit Website $ o s
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 29, 2016 - KIWANIS BINGO EVERY WEDNESDAY
Orland Park Civic Center
14750 Ravinia Avenue, Orland Park, IL
708-403-6200
W 6-9:30PM
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Jun 1, 2016-Jun 29, 2016 - SWAP O RAMA FLEA MARKET
4350 West 129th Street
Alsip, IL
708-344-7300
Chicagoland's finest-most modern indoor/outdoor permanent flea market. Over 800 individual booths of merchandise at bargain prices - every weekend.
W 7AM-2PM; Sa & Su 7AM-4PM
Visit Website $ d o
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 29, 2016 - FARMERS MARKET - PALOS HEIGHTS
City of Palos Heights
Municipal Parking Lot, 12217 South Harlem Avenue, Palos Heights, IL
708-361-1800
Great farm fresh produce, food products, plants and more every week. Many local cultural events on a weekly basis. Come Join us!
W 7AM-1PM
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Jun 1, 2016-Jun 29, 2016 - FARMERS MARKET - OAK LAWN
52nd Avenue & Dumke Drive
Oak Lawn, IL
708-499-7744
The village has lined up great vendors when you can pick out fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers and plants, find unique gifts, get a rain barrel and visit with Oak Lawn businesses.
W 7AM-1PM
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Jun 1, 2016-Jun 29, 2016 - 1950s PARK FOREST HOUSE MUSEUM
St. Mary's Church
227 Monee Road, Park Forest, IL
708-481-4252
Step back into the 1950s with us! See toys, clothes, furniture, books, records, dolls, dishes and appliances. Photographs, scrapbooks and sales brochures from the Park Forest Local History Collection and Archive are on display.
W & Sa 1-3PM or by appointment for small groups
Visit Website $ c
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 29, 2016 - DOLTON FLEA MARKET
The Dolton Bazaar
143rd Street & Chicago Road, Dolton, IL
708-849-4000
All kinds of things to buy and sell with a huge selection of unique merchandise available with tremendous savings!
W & Sa 8AM-2PM
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Jun 1, 2016-Jun 29, 2016 - STEPPIN' AT THE FOUNTAIN
Historic Dolton Fountain
14014 Park Avenue, Dolton, IL
708-849-4000
Each week, community members and people from all around are invited to enjoy smooth jazz, great food and dance the night away.
W 7-10PM
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Jun 1, 2016-Jun 30, 2016 - CHICAGO WHITE SOX BASEBALL
Chicago White Sox
US Cellular Field, 333 West 35th Street, Chicago, IL
312-674-1000
The Chicago White Sox play spectacular Major League baseball providing great entertainment for families from April through September.
Visit Website $ o s
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 30, 2016 - 2016 HOLLYWOOD CASINO AMPHITHEATRE CONCERT SEASON
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
19100 South Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
312-559-1212
Visit Website $ c o
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 30, 2016 - BENCHES ON THE AVENUE
Along Oak Park Avenue from 172nd to 176th
Tinley Park, IL
708-444-5000
This award-winning public art program features benches that showcase the unique and colorful designs of professional and amateur artists. The theme for 2016 is Children's Storybooks.
Visit Website d o
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 30, 2016 - PICK. AT GARDEN PATCH FARMS
Pick. at Garden Patch Farms
14158 West 159th Street, Homer Glen, IL
708-301-7720
9AM-6PM
Visit Website ag o
Jun 1, 2016-Jun 30, 2016 - CENTENNIAL PARK AQUATIC CENTER
Centennial Park Aquatic Center
15600 West Avenue at Fun Drive, Orland Park, IL
708-349-4FUN (4386)
Come out and join us for some fun. Daily admission fees apply
Visit Website $ o
Jun 2, 2016-Jun 2, 2016 - MOVIE IN THE PARK
Centennial Park
12216 South Will-Cook Road, Palos Park, IL
708-671-3760
Dinosaur a Disney movie will be played at dusk. Concessions will be available.
Dusk
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Jun 2, 2016-Jun 30, 2016 - CRUISIN' FRANKFORT
Municipal Lot in Downtown Frankfort
Kansas & White Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-0325
The Frankfort Car Club is host to one of the best Cruise Nights in the Chicago area. Cruisers and spectators are all welcome.
Th 5-9PM
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Jun 2, 2016-Jun 30, 2016 - GALLERY 2016 JURIED COMMUNITY ART EXHIBITION
Moraine Valley Community College Fine & Performing Arts Center
Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery, 9000 West College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL
708-974-5500
The local community’s chance to show off its artistic talent. Reception: Saturday, June 4 1-2:30PM Awards: 1:30PM
M-Th 9AM-4:30PM
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