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

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

Other September Festivals:

Fall ILGS State Festival – Chicago, IL – September 13-14, 2013
Chicago South Asian Film Festival – September 20-22, 2013
Amish Country Cheese Festival – Arthur, Illinois – Aug 31 – September 2, 2013
Festiv-Ale – Chicago, IL – September 20, 2013
Grande Levee Harvest Festival – Vandalia, IL – September 27-28, 2013

Other October Festivals:
Deep Blue Innovators Blues Festival – Monmouth, IL – October 26, 2013
Oak Lawn Pumpkin Fest – Oak Lawn, IL – October 19, 2013
Boone County Harvest Festival – Belvidere, IL – October 5, 2013
Oglesby Harvest Festival – Oglesby, IL – October 8, 2013
Spring Valley Autumn Harvest Festival – Schaumberg, IL – October 6, 2013
Health Harvest Festival – Robinson, IL – October 4, 2013
Annual Jersey County Apple Festival – Jerseyville, Illinois – October 5, 2013
Northern Illinois Conservation Club Harvest Festival – Antioch, IL – October 13, 2013
Highwood Pumpkin Festival – Highwood, IL – October 17-19, 2013

Other Events:

Cultivate Festival
Loyola Harvest Festival
Southern Illinois Harvest Festival – Mt Vernon, IL
Westmont Fall Harvest Fest – Westmont, IL
Sherrard Pumpkin Fest – Sherrard, IL – Last Year’s Date: September 29, 2012
Havana Wine Festival – Havana, IL – Last Year’s Date: October 13, 2012
Royster with the Oyster Festival – Chicago, IL – Last Year’s Date: October 12, 2012

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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