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.

If you are looking for January and February festivals try our Winter FeFsanstivals and Events page.

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September 2015:

Illinois Blue Festival – Peoria, IL - September 4-5, 2015
Septemberfest – Schaumburg, IL – September 5-7, 2015
Frankfort Fall Festival – Frankfort, IL – September 5-7, 2015
Sandwich Fair – Sandwich, IL – September 9-13, 2015
Windy City Wine Festival – Chicago, IL – September 11-12, 2015
Homestead Festival – Princeton – Sept 10-12, 2015
German American Fest – Chicago, IL – September 11-13, 2015
Evanston Art & Big Fork Festival – Sept 18-20, 2015
Morton Pumpkin Festival – Morton, IL – September 16-19, 2015
Festival of the Vine – Geneva, IL, September 11-13, 2015
Broomcorn Festival – Arcola – Sept 11-13, 2015
Murphysboro Apple Festival – Murphysboro, IL – September  16-19, 2015
Lincoln Square AppleFest Chicago, IL – September 19, 2015
Grundy County Corn Festival – Sept 23-27, 2015
Elim Dutch Festival – Sept 26, 2015
Italian Festival – Collinsville – Sept 18-19, 2015
Mundelein Arts Festival – Sept 12-13, 2015
Pygmalion Music Festival – Urbana-Champaign, IL – September 23-27, 2015

October 2015:

Highwood Pumpkin Festival – Highwood, IL – October 9-11, 2015
Scarecrow Festival – St. Charles, Illinois – October 9-11, 2015
Autumn on Parade – Oregon, IL – October 3-4, 2015
Burgoo Festival – Utica – Oct 11 2015
Chicago International Film Festival – Chicago, IL – October 15-29, 2015

November 2015:

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade – Chicago, IL – Starts Nov 21, 2015

Last Year’s Events:
Fall Harvest Party – Pittsfield, IL – August 28-31, 2014
National Sweetcorn Festival – Hoopeston, IL - August 28-September 1, 2014
Jubilee Days – Zion,  IL - August 30 – September 1, 2014
DeKalb Kite Fest – DeKalb, IL – September 14, 2014
Geneva Kite Festival – Chicago, IL – September 6, 2014
Von Steuben Parade - Chicago, IL – September 6, 2014
North Coast Music Festival – Chicago, IL – August 29-31, 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
Warren Pumpkin Festival – Warren, IL – September 26-28, 2014
Des Plaines Family Festival – Des Plaines, IL – September 12-14, 2014
Elmwood Fall Festival – Elmwood, IL – September 5-7, 2014
The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival (Reeling32) – Chicago, IL  September 18-25, 2014
Huntley Fall Fest – Huntley, IL – September 26-28, 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

Sycamore Pumpkin Festival – Sycamore, IL – October 22-26, 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
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

Randolph Street Market – Chicago, IL – Nov 22-23, 2014
Festival of Trees – Galena, IL – Nov 29, 2014

 Festiv-Ale – Chicago, IL – September 20, 2013 

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

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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