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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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Below are the next 4 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

Roesner Park
16053 Richmond Avenue, Markham, IL
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
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Central Park Building
15601 South Central Avenue, Oak Forest, IL
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
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GAELIC PARK IRISH FEST May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018
Chicago Gaelic Park
6119 West 147th Street, Oak Forest, IL
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
TINLEY PARK OKTOBERFEST Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
80TH Avenue Metra Station
18001 S. 80th Avenue, Tinley Park, IL
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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