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Click Here to View Our Interactive VideoWith 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 Snow Day Festival at the Plum Creek Nature Center 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
Cultural Events
 
Displays / Arts & Crafts
 
Expo / Consumer Show
Fairs / Carnivals
 
Holiday Celebrations
 
Outdoor Activities
Parades
 
Sports Events
 
Workshops / Seminars



Below are the next 10 upcoming Expo 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


LADY - A WOMEN'S EXPO Apr 27, 2019
Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL
708-326-9170
The sixth annual one-day event, presented by 22nd Century Media, will feature more than 100 vendor booths offering everything a woman needs - health tips and screenings, fashion and beauty, food, home décor, shopping and more.
9AM-1PM
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H2 WHOA! EXLPORE May 4, 2019
Plum Creek Nature Center
Forest Preserve District of Will County, 27064 South Dutton Road, Beecher, IL
708-946-2216
Today is the day to explore the “H2-WHOA!” exhibit indoors and outside! Indoors, experience the fun interactive exhibit, “H2-WHOA!” Outdoors, take a short walk down the hill on Snapper Pond Trail and join a naturalist to learn what lies beneath the surface of Snapper Pond. The exhibition was organized by the Purdue Agriculture Exhibit Design Center, Purdue University, and is brought to the Forest Preserve through funding provided by The Nature Foundation of Will County. The exhibition will be located indoors in an accessible facility. The outdoor portion of the program includes hiking preserve trails for a short distance over uneven terrain.
11AM-1PM
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CHICAGO PET SHOW - OAK LAWN May 4, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Oak Lawn Pavillion
9401 Oak Park Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL
630-385-4000
Join the Chicago Pet Shows, for their 9th year in events at the Pavilion in Oak Lawn. Meet up with local rescues and help animals gain their voice. Find out about fostering those in need. While you're there sit for educational talks, awesome demos and shows - with star acts like Magic Mike Didomenico and Jim Nesci's Cold Blooded Creatures. Then before you leave check out fantastic pet related vendors for clothes, treats, toys, and health orientated services. Cost is $7 per adults ages 18-64; Kids free with parent; Seniors 65+ free with id.
10AM-5PM
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WOMEN THRIVING FEARLESSLY EXPO Jun 1, 2019
Moraine Valley Community College
9000 College Parkway, Building M, Palos Hills, IL
866-443-6769
An expo features stellar solutions for women in business & entrepreneurs. We have an expert panel, V.I.P. Lounge, amazing breakout sessions along with food, fun and surprises
10:30AM-4PM
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RECORD RECOVERY Jul 13, 2019
Georgios Banquets, Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center
8800 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL
773-585-6254
35 dealer tables with thousands of vinyl records memorabilia, cassettes, cds, magazines, books, archival, supplies and more. $3
7AM-4PM
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BRIDAL EXPO CHICAGO Jul 24, 2019
Georgios Banquets, Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center
8800 West 159th Street, Orland Park, IL
847-428-3320
See 65 wedding professionals and enjoy a couture fashion show. $25
6-10PM
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LACE/PHILLIPS CAR SHOW Aug 17, 2019
Phillips Chevrolet
17730 South Torrence Avenue, Lansing, IL
312-745-3617
This is a judged event. Hot dogs, chips and soda will be available for $1.00.
3-8PM
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NORTH AMERICAN REPTILE SHOW Oct 12, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL
575-557-5757
Admission: $15, VIP $50
Sa 10AM-5PM; Su 11AM-4PM
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BUSINESS SHOWCASE, HEALTH FAIR AND CRAFT SHOW Oct 19, 2019
Oak Lawn Community High School
9400 Southwest Highway, Oak Lawn, IL
708-424-8300
More than 40 businesses are expected to participate by showcasing their various products and services as well as 100 crafters. Flu shots will be available for a fee, along with free blood glucose testing and blood pressure screen. A full spectrum of healthcare providers, financial & banking representatives, home improvement specialists and more.
10AM-3PM
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NATIONAL BEARD AND MOUSTACHE CHAMPIONSHIPS Nov 9, 2019
350 Brewery's Insanity Factory
7600 185th Street, Tinley Park, IL
512-779-5179
The 2019 National Beard and Moustache Championships is an event to behold! Featuring 24 categories from Moustache to Full Beard to Ladies (craft), the event is open to anyone who wants to flaunt facial hair. In addition to their famous brews and delicious food, 350 Brewery's Insanity Factory will also be brewing a special Beard-Friendly beer especially for this event.
10AM-8PM
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