Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Illinois Festivals

There are lots of fall Illinois festivals.  Enjoy one of them after you have finished celebrating Oktoberfest in Illinois!  In addition to the harvest festivals, you’ll also enjoy the scarecrow festival and pumpkin festivals here.

September 2014:
Fall Harvest Party – Pittsfield, IL – August 28-31, 2014
Illinois Blue Festival – Peoria, IL - August 29-30, 2014
National Sweetcorn Festival – Hoopeston, IL - August 28-September 1, 2014
Jubilee Days – Zion,  IL - August 30 – September 1, 2014
Sandwich Fair – Sandwich, IL – September 3-7, 2014
Windy City Wine Festival – Chicago, IL – September 5-6, 2014
DeKalb Kite Fest – DeKalb, IL – September 14, 2014
Geneva Kite Festival – Chicago, IL – September 6, 2014
German American Fest – Chicago, IL – September 5-7, 2014
Von Steuben Parade - Chicago, IL – September 6, 2014
North Coast Music Festival – Chicago, IL – August 29-31, 2014
Murphysboro Apple Festival – Murphysboro, IL – September  7-11, 2014
Pygmalion Music Festival – Urbana-Champaign, IL – September 25-28, 2014
Riot Fest – Chicago, IL – September 12-14, 2014
Chicago Jazz Festival – Chicago, IL – August 28 – September 31, 2014
Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival – Orland Park, IL – September 19-21, 2014
Festival of the Vine – Geneva, IL, September 5-7, 2014
Lincoln Square AppleFest Chicago, IL – September 20, 2014
Warren Pumpkin Festival – Warren, IL – September 26-28, 2014
Morton Pumpkin Festival – Morton, IL – September 10-13, 2014
Des Plaines Family Festival – Des Plaines, IL – September 12-14, 2014
Elmwood Fall Festival – Elmwood, IL – September 5-7, 2014
Septemberfest – Schaumburg, IL – August 30 – September 1, 2014
The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival (Reeling32) – Chicago, IL  September 18-25, 2014
Huntley Fall Fest – Huntley, IL – September 26-28, 2014
Frankfort Fall Festival – Frankfort, IL – August 30 – September 1, 2014
Hoosier Hops & Harvest – Nashville, IN – September 13, 2014
Phases of the Moon Festival – Danville, IL – September 11-14, 2014
Apple ‘N Pork Festival – Clinton, IL - September 27-28, 2014
Staunton Art & Music Festival – Staunton, IL – September 20-21, 2014
Dwight Harvest Days – Dwight, IL – September 18-21, 2014
Wings Over Waukegan – Waukegan, IL – September 6, 2014
Long Grove Apple Festival – Long Grove, IL – September 26-28, 2014
Quad Cities Balloon Fest – Moline, IL - September 26-28, 2014
Marshall Autumn Fest – Marshall, Illinois – September 19-21, 2014
Fall ILGS State Festival – Chicago, IL – September 20-21, 2014
Chicago South Asian Film Festival – September 18-21, 2014
Amish Country Cheese Festival – Arthur, Illinois – Aug 31 – September 2, 2014
Royster with the Oyster Festival - Chicago, IL – September 26, 2014

October 2014:

Sycamore Pumpkin Festival – Sycamore, IL – October 22-26, 2014
Chicago International Film Festival – Chicago, IL – October 9-23, 2014
Scarecrow Festival – St. Charles, Illinois – October 10-12, 2014
Cortland Fall Festival and Parade – Cortland, IL – Oct 12, 2014
Grande Levee Harvest Festival - Vandalia, IL – October 3-4, 2014
Deep Blue Innovators Blues Festival – Monmouth, IL – October 25, 2014
Boone County Harvest Festival – Belvidere, IL – October 4, 2014
Oglesby Harvest Festival - Oglesby, IL – October 18, 2014
Spring Valley Autumn Harvest Festival – Schaumberg, IL – October 5, 2014
Health Harvest Festival – Robinson, IL – October 3-4, 2014
Annual Jersey County Apple Festival – Jerseyville, Illinois – October 4, 2014
Highwood Pumpkin Festival – Highwood, IL – October 17-19, 2014
Westmont Ale Harvest Fest – Westmont, IL – October 11, 2014
Sherrard Pumpkin Fest - Sherrard, IL - October 3-4, 2014
Havana Wine Festival – Havana, IL – October 4, 2014

November 2014:
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade – Chicago, IL – Nov 22, 2014
Randolph Street Market – Chicago, IL – Nov 22-23, 2014
Festival of Trees – Galena, IL – Nov 29, 2014
LEGO KidsFest – Indianapolis, IN – Nov 7-9, 2014
Spirit & Place Festival – Indianapolis, IN – Nov 7-16, 2014
Indy Internaitonal Festival – Indianapolis, IN – Nov 21-23, 2014
Holiday House Craft and Gift Show – Bloomington, IN – Nov 21-22, 2014
CASA Holiday Fest – Warsaw, IN – Nov 14, 2014
Light Up Jeffersonville – Jeffersonville, IN – Nov 29, 2014
Mariachi & Tequila Festival – Hammond, IN – Nov 8, 2014

Other September Festivals:
 Festiv-Ale – Chicago, IL – September 20, 2013 

Other October Festivals: 
Oak Lawn Pumpkin Fest – Oak Lawn, IL – October 19, 2013 
Northern Illinois Conservation Club Harvest Festival – Antioch, IL – October 13, 2013 

Other Events:

Cultivate Festival
Loyola Harvest Festival
Southern Illinois Harvest Festival – Mt Vernon, IL 

Find other fun things to do in Illinois in October:

Oktoberfest in Illinois
Illinois Corn Mazes
Illinois Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Illinois
Illinois Pumpkin Patches

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