What’s Happening Now

Due to COVID-19 and the cancellation of many events the Annual Events Guide was not printed.

Feel free to check our updated Annual Events below.

Check out our Full Page of Annual Events Here!

News & Events


      The Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, in collaboration with the City of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce, the Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corporation, and Jacksonville Main Street, has unveiled an all-new brand identity that aligns the five entities to better promote Learn more…

  • Blessings on State’s Great Traveler Reviews Land it a Place Among Travelers’ Favorites

    Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast Wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Lodging   Jacksonville, Illinois – May 13, 2022 – Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast announced today it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for exceptional Learn more…

  • Exterior Jacksonville Area Museum Building

    Jacksonville Area Museum to Open To Public

    Jacksonville Area Museum to open to the public Saturday, September 25 The Jacksonville Area Museum, a new institution showcasing the community’s unique heritage and culture, will officially open to the public at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 25. The Jacksonville Area Museum will use original Learn more…

  • City to host Community Revitalization Partnership Meeting

    On September 21st the City of Jacksonville along with IDHA and other local entities will host a Community Revitalization Partnership Meeting. The effort of the Community Revitalization Strategy is intended to improve and enhance specific aspects of the community with an interconnected series of local Learn more…

  • Summer Blessings

    Local Bed & Breakfast Wins Award

    Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast Wins 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Hotels Blessings on State Bed & Breakfast’s Great Traveler Reviews Earn it a Place Among Travelers’ Favorites in the United States   Jacksonville, Illinois – May 17, 2021 – Blessings on State Learn more…