January

Eagles on the Illinois River

This winter time event is great for the whole family and provides a wonderful opportunity to view…

April

Beaux Arts Ball

This event features the crowning of the Beaux Arts Ball Queen and is the major fundraiser for the…

Rotary Bass Tournament

This event offers nice cash prizes for the best catches; the Buddy Tournament brings anglers from…

May

NSRA Appreciation & Safety Day & Spring Cruise Nite

Have a 1948 or older Street Rod? Then join in on the annual NSRA Appreciation/Safety Day. Come and…

June

Plaza Auto Show

Antique and classic automobiles lined around Jacksonville’s downtown square from a three-state area…

Primo Designs/FCA Shootout

Features 100+ teams from a multi-state area competing in 300+ games. The event has steadily grown…

July

4th of July Celebration

Celebration at Nichols Park begins the evening of July 3rd and ends with fireworks on the 4th at…

Kiwanis Golf Tournament

Free two-day tournament for junior golfers ages 5-18….

Morgan County Fair

Complete with a carnival, food, livestock judging, and grandstand entertainment including major…

River Country Quilt Show

Quilters throughout the area exhibit an impressive number of quilts, wall-hangings, antique quilts,…

August

Dar Annual Ice Cream Social

Held on the lawn of the historic Governor Joseph Duncan Mansion, enjoy delicious desserts and Big…

September

Cruise Nite & Car Show

One of the largest cruise events in Illinois. Come to the car show during the day in Community Park…

Prairie Land Steam Show

See horse-powered equipment, antique tractors, gas & steam engines, demonstrations on bailing,…

Prairieland Chautauqua

Modeled after traditional Chautauquas, the event features musical shows, historical storytellers,…

October

Oktoberfest

Enjoy the fall season with a German tradition! Sponsored by Jacksonville…

Pumpkin Festival

Held on the Historic Downtown Square for a weekend of FREE family fun and activities! Activities…

November

Fesitival of Trees

Featuring designer trees and wreaths. This fundraiser also includes holiday foods, gifts, and live…

December

Holiday Home Walk

Visit beautifully decorated homes. The decorations by the homeowners result in a pleasant afternoon…