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Posted:
11/14/2018

Holiday Events in Springfield, Illinois

Author:
Visit Springfield

 

The “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is almost here and Springfield has so many things to do!

 

Click on the Event for more details.

11/16 - 1/6/: Holidays at the White House: A Presidential Christmas at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

11/16 – 11/17: Hobnob Holiday Market at the Illinois State Fairgrounds

11/16 - 11/18: Holiday Market at Lincoln Memorial Garden

11/17 - 11/25: Memorial Festival of Trees: Holidays Through Our History at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds

11/23: Frost Fun Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

11/23 - 12/22: Annual Light up the Park in ... Read More

Posted:
09/05/2018

Fall in Springfield

Author:
Visit Springfield

 

It's that time of year where we go out in search of the perfect pumpkin to carve, get scared walking through haunted houses

& enjoy everything FALL. So we've put together a list to help you find just what you're looking for!

 

 

Pumpkin Patches

 

Bomke’s Patch

They offer over 50 different varieties of pumpkin/gourds of every shape and size. You can pick your selection of pumpkins from our pre-picked selection, or take some clippers (provided by our farm) and cut them right off the vine! They offer children’s area, Illinois Bicentennial Corn Maze, bean maze & petting zoo.

Kristen’s Pumpkin Patch

They have pumpkins, gourds, corn... Read More

Posted:
08/15/2018

Taste What's Brewing.

Author:
Visit Springfield

Microbreweries are hopping in Springfield, Illinois! 

After a day of sightseeing, enjoy our local flavors and be sure to try the official Illinois Bicentennial beer “1818 Prairie State Farmhouse Ale,” crafted by Hand of Fate Brewing Co. in Petersburg (a short drive from Springfield). 

New to downtown Springfield are Buzz Bomb Brewery, a two-story taproom offering growlers to go; and Anvil & Forge Brewing and Distilling who will be opening soon. These establishments join Obed & Isaac’s Microbrewery & Eatery, who features locally made beer and other libations, offers a full menu, as... Read More

Posted:
03/15/2018

A Celebration: 200 Years in the Making

Author:
Visit Springfield

ILLINOIS TURNS 200 IN 2018 and we invite you to be part of the celebration!

Every day in Illinois amazing things are being BORN, BUILT, and GROWN. The same can be said for Springfield.

Along with all there is to see and do in the capital city, be sure to check out the special Bicentennial happenings in Springfield

WE ARE #IllinoisProud

 

*Be sure to check back as events are added throughout the year. (Event added on 4/27/18)

 

6/5 - 8/12: History Comes Alive at various Historic Sites in Downtown Springfield

6/7: Camp Butler: Training Grounds, Prison, Cemetery (IL & the Civil War Series) at Books on the Square

6/7-10: The Last of Mrs. Lincoln ... Read More

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