Frankfort Fall Festival - Frankfort, IL - Aug 31 to Sep 2, 2019
Each year during Labor Day weekend, over 250,000 visitors gather to the charming Village of Frankfort to enjoy the Frankfort Fall Festival. The festival welcomes over 300 artisans from all over the United States to exhibit their elite products and services. In addition, many of Frankfort’s local organizations collaborate by sponsoring special events that highlight Frankfort Fall Festivities. There is something for everyone from carnival rides to main stage entertainment, to walking tacos and funnel cakes, and more
Tinley Oktoberfest - Tinley Park, IL - Sep 6 to Sep 8, 2019
Bring out the Lederhosen, grab a stein, and welcome autumn with traditional authentic food, oompah and polka, carnival, keg tapping and beer!
Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival - Tinley Park, IL - Sep 21 to Sep 22, 2019
The event, which started in 1982, has been moved to Tinley Park (Chicago) to celebrate the classic American movie, The Wizard of Oz. Vendors, costume characters, speakers, zip line, theater guild, contests, and attractions from Odyssey Fun Farm.
Grundy County Corn Festival - Morris, IL - Sep 25 to Sep 29, 2019
Parade; Corn, grain, and flower show; hobby and handicraft contest, pie eating contest, and more
Elim Dutch Festival - Palos Heights, IL - Sep 29 to Sep 28, 2019
Free admission and free parking for a day of fun for the whole family!
La Salle County Burgoo Festival - Utica, IL - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
50th annual. Annual street party with flea marketers, Canal Market, classic car show, craftsmen, musicians and other live entertainment, craft & antique vendors, blacksmith demos, children’s activities and more, serving up heaps of burgoo, a traditional pioneer dish. Since 1969.