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

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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


HOMER COMMUNITY FESTIVAL Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019
Village of Homer Glen
14240 West 151st Street, Homer Glen, IL
708-301-0632
Four days of festival fun, live music, great food, beer tent, and carnival. Fireworks on Thursday, June 20.
Th-3-11PM; F-5PM-12AM; Sa-2PM-12AM; Su-12-8PM
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HICKORY HILLS ANNUAL STREET FAIR Jun 30, 2019
91st-95th Street on Roberts Road
Hickory Hills, IL
708-598-4200
There will be rides & attractions from noon-4pm at Kasey Meadow Park. Tickets for rides can be purchased the day of event. Some other attraction will include arts & crafts vendors, food vendors and entertainment.
12-4PM
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PLAY DAY IN THE COMMONS Jun 30, 2019
New Lenox Village Commons
1 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL
815-462-6400
The Village Commons will be full of tons of ways for kids to play, including bounce houses, character visits, stage entertainment, and more!
12-4PM
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BEECHER FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION Jul 3, 2019
Firemen's Park
673 Penfield Street, Beecher, IL
708-946-2261
Carnival, food, raffles, live music, beer tent, bingo. Parade and fireworks on July 4th. Something for everyone - bring the entire family!
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OAK FEST Jul 3, 2019 - Jul 7, 2019
159th & Central Avenue
Oak Forest, IL
630-306-7516
The Oak Fest Committee is proud to give Oak Forest the Best Fest on the Southside! Remember that every dollar raised goes right back to the community!! Food, rides and fun...Oak Fest offers it all!
Tu 6-8PM; W 3-6PM; Th 6-8PM; F 6-8PM; Sa 3-6PM; Su 12-3pm
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4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION WITH FUN FUN FUN DJS Jul 4, 2019
Mokena Main Park
10925 LaPorte Road, Mokena, IL
708-479-2468
Join Fun Fun DJ at Main Park for free kids activities before the fireworks at the 4th of July Celebration.
6:30-8:30PM
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INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION Jul 4, 2019
New Lenox Village Commons
101 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox, IL
815-462-6400
Celebrate Independence Day in the Village Commons with live music, children's activities, and an amazing display of fireworks.
6PM
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FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Moraine Valley Community College
88th Avenue & 107th Street, Palos Hills, IL
708-430-4500
Carnival, arts and crafts, kids entertainment, bands, food vendors, Sunday car show. Free admission and parking.
Th 6-10:30PM; F 6PM-12AM; Sa 12PM-12AM; Su 1-10:30PM
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KIDS DAY Jul 13, 2019
Firemen's Park
5162 Court Street, Monee, IL
708-534-8302
Free Kids event with jumpies, watermelon eating contest, face painting and more!
10AM-12PM
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RIDGEFEST Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Freedom Park
6252 Birmingham Avenue, Chicago Ridge, IL
708-425-7700
Annual festival with national bands/acts, diverse ethnic food vendors, huge carnival, arts and crafts, special guest and children's entertainment.
Th 5:30-10:30PM; F 5:30-11:30PM; Sa 3-11:30PM; Su 2-10:30PM
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PROUD AMERICAN DAYS Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Festival Grounds
601 East Lincoln Highway, New Lenox, IL
815-485-3584
Live music, a carnival, food trucks and more!
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KIDFEST BACK TO SCHOOL EVENT Jul 27, 2019
Family Christian Health Center
31 West 155th Street, Harvey, IL
708-596-5177
Back to school health fair. Discounted school physicals and dental exams. Public Aid welcome. Please bring immunization records. Health Fair, family activities, resource tent for both adults and children, games and complementary lunch. No residency restrictions.
9AM-1PM
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FARM & BARN FEST Aug 10, 2019
Yunker Farm
10824 LaPorte Road, Mokena, IL
708-390-2401
Spend the day at Historic Yunker Farm. From 10am-5pm you’ll enjoy delicious food, kid’s activities, horse rides, petting zoo, horseshoeing and blacksmithing demonstrations, old-fashioned contests for kids of all ages, Flea Market and in the evening a Country Concert from 5-11pm.
10AM-11PM
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BACK TO SCHOOL FUN FAIR Aug 15, 2019
Republic Bank Band Shell
8125 West 171st Street, Tinley Park, IL
708-342-4200
It's almost time to go back to school, but you still have a few days! Let's celebrate the end of summer with a performance by Scribble Monsters, games galore, a selfie station and more!
6-8PM
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LYNWOOD FEST Aug 17, 2019
Liberty Memorial Park
3107 Glenwood Dyer Road, Lynwood, IL
708-758-6101
Come Join the FUN!!! Fun for kids of ALL ages. Petting Zoo, Bouncy Houses, Food Vendors, Best Fire Works in the South Suburbs.
2:30PM-12AM
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WILL COUNTY FAIR Aug 21, 2019 - Aug 25, 2019
Will County Fairgrounds
710 West Street, Peotone, IL
708-258-9359
Our local fair includes livestock judging as well as arts and crafts judging. Free family entertainment tent. Carnival, food, grandstand entertainment and commercial exhibits and a beer tent.
7AM-12AM
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21ST ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL FESTIVAL Aug 30, 2019 - Aug 31, 2019
Robbins Community Center
13800 South Trumbull Avenue, Robbins, IL
708-385-8940
Robbins 21st Annual Back to School Festival and Parade
F 12-5:30PM; Sa 7AM-11:30AM; Su 7AM-12:30PM
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FRANKFORT FALL FESTIVAL Aug 31, 2019
Downtown Historical Frankfort
Between Kansas & White Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-3356
Join us Labor Day weekend, when over 250,000 visitors will gather to view the hand craftsmanship of over 300 artisans from all over the United States.
Sa-Su 10AM-6PM; M 10AM-5PM
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OLD TIMES FAMILY PICNIC Sep 1, 2019
Central Park Grounds
15601 South Central Avenue, Oak Forest, IL
708-687-7270
Annual Labor Day Fun-Filled Event • Entertainment • Relaxing on Picnic Grounds • Booth Games • Dancing • Food and beverages for purchase • Music • Beanbag and Water Balloon Tournaments • Children’s Rides • Children’s Races • Family, Friends and Neighbors
12PM-dusk
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21ST ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL FESTIVAL Sep 1, 2019
Robbins Community Center
13800 South Trumbull Avenue, Robbins, IL
708-385-8940
Robbins 21st Annual Back to School Festival and Parade
F 12-5:30PM; Sa 7AM-11:30AM; Su 7AM-12:30PM
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FRANKFORT FALL FESTIVAL Sep 1, 2019 - Sep 2, 2019
Downtown Historical Frankfort
Between Kansas & White Streets, Frankfort, IL
815-469-3356
Join us Labor Day weekend, when over 250,000 visitors will gather to view the hand craftsmanship of over 300 artisans from all over the United States.
Sa-Su 10AM-6PM; M 10AM-5PM
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TINLEY PARK OKTOBERFEST Sep 6, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019
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 South Chicagoland area that most resembles the traditional Oktoberfest held in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Attendees can expect authentic German Food, Bavarian dancing, music, carnival, and Oktoberfest beers from Tinley Park Brewers, and one of Germany’s featured Oktoberfest Brewers, Paulaner.
F 5-10PM Sa 1-10PM Su 1-6PM
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FALL ON THE GREEN FESTIVAL Sep 6, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019
Village Green
9446 Raymond Avenue, 94th & Cook Avenue, Oak Lawn, IL
708-636-4400
The Village of Oak Lawn will hold the 24th Annual Fall on the Green Festival on September 6th, 7th, and 8th. This family friendly event has everything you look for in a festival - great food, wonderful entertainment, games, and vendors of all types. This event takes place on the Village Green located at 95th Street & Cook Avenue. There is no charge for admission, parking, or children’s events. The only cost to attendees is the purchase of food and drink.
F 6PM-12AM; Sa 11AM-12AM; Su 11AM-8PM
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MONEE FALL FEST Sep 6, 2019 - Sep 8, 2019
Firemen's Park
5162 West Court Street, Monee, IL
708-534-8302
Join Monee for it's Annual Monee Fall Fest! Carnival Rides, Parade, Live Bands, Beer Tent, Food, Vendor Booths and More.
12-11PM
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FLOSSMOOR FEST Sep 7, 2019
Downtown Flossmoor
1000 Sterling Avenue, Flossmoor, IL
708-957-0300
The Flossmoor community invites you to join this favorite annual event. Enjoy FREE games, rides, and musical entertainment. Flossmoor-based food and beverage vendors will offer up local favorites.
3-10PM
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MONARCH BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL Sep 15, 2019
Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens
7402 West Lake Katherine Drive, Palos Heights, IL
708-361-1873
Enjoy the unique and magical experience of walking through our butterfly tent! We will also have face-painting, live animals, an arts & crafts fair, children's crafts, storytime, scarecrow making, food & drink vendors and an education tent. Tickets are $6 per person and free entry for children two and under.
11AM-4:30PM
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AUTUMN IN THE PARK FESTIVAL Sep 20, 2019 - Sep 21, 2019
Village Green
8901 West 123rd Street, Palos Park, IL
708-671-3760
Free Parking and admission - Fun for the whole family. Live Music - Food - Drinks - Parade - BBQ competition - Kids Fun Zone and more!
F 5-11PM; Sa 11:30AM-11PM
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MIDWEST WIZARD OF OZ FESTIVAL Sep 21, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019
Odyssey Fun Farm
18900 South Oak Park Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
708-429-3800
The Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival has been a long standing tradition that originated in Chesterton, Indiana. The festival began in 1982 when Wizard of Oz store owner, Jean Nelson, came up with the idea to create an Oz-themed festival to pick up the spirits of Chesterton’s citizens. Since then it has grown to be one of the biggest festivals in the nation that produced crowds of about 30,000 people each year.
F 12-5PM; Sa-Su 10AM-6PM
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HOMEWOOD'S FALL FEST Sep 28, 2019
Downtown Homewood
18020 Martin Avenue, Homewood, IL
708-798-3000
Homewood’s Fall Fest offers something for everyone! All will enjoy live music, kid’s crafts, seasonal foods, Chili Cook-Off, and new this year, pumpkin carving contest!
12-9PM
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LANSING AUTUMN FESTIVAL Oct 11, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Fox Pointe
Ridge Road and Henry Street, Lansing, IL
Family fun in downtown Lansing, IL. Live Music, Food, Beer Garden, Kids Area, Market Place, Military Tribute. Bringing the Hometown Back to Lansing!!!
F 4-11PM; Sa 8AM-11PM; Su 10AM-5PM
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