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From new attractions to the latest events, stay up-to-date with the most current information on the ILLINOISouth blog!!!


Wineries & Craft Breweries are bubbling up in our area. Find a luscious white, a bold red, or a hoppy pale ale…there’s something for every palate!


Our territory is home to a thriving culinary scene! Dine like a king at a modern hotspot, get a burger at one of our famous drive-ins, or anything in between.


A trip to an art fair, a play in a historic theatre, hands on painting classes – whatever your creative inclinations, ILLINOISouth is all about the arts.


Communities all around ILLINOISouth are gearing up for Spring & Summer events! Check out our calendar for information!

Happening this Week
  • Fish Fry
    Friday, March 3, 2017
    American Legion
    Beckemeyer, IL
  • Forever Vintage Market
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    Belle-Clair Expo Center
  • Dueling Pianos
    Friday, March 24, 2017
    The Weingarten
  • Demo Derby
    Saturday, March 25, 2017
    Du Quoin State Fair Grounds Southern Illinois Center
    Du Quoin, IL
  • Egyptian Antique Auto Club
    Saturday, March 25, 2017
    Du Quoin State Fair Grounds Expo hall
    Du Quoin, IL
  • Southern Illinois Spring Classic 1/2 Marathon & 5K
    Saturday, March 25, 2017
    Parkside Elementary School
    Lawrenceville, IL
  • Bake Oven Event
    Saturday, March 25, 2017
    Fort de Chartres
    Prairie du Rocher
  • Casino Night
    Saturday, March 25, 2017
    Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery
  • Texas Hold 'Em Tournament
    Sunday, March 26, 2017
    Hoyleton Community Club
  • The Seven Last Words of Jesus
    Friday, March 31, 2017
    National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
    Belleville, IL
  • MASC presents Dancing at Lughnasa
    Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Capitol Theater
    Waterloo, IL