Illinois State Fair August 8th-18th, 2013
Special rates for attendees of the fair! Call now for details.
Illinois State Fair is an annual festival, centering on the theme of agriculture, hosted by the U.S. state of Illinois in the state capital, Springfield . The state fairhas been celebrated almost every year since 1853. In 2008 there were more than 700,000 visits, up five percent from 2005, making it the 13th largest state fair in the United States. Currently, the fair is held annually over a 10-day period in mid-August of each year. In 2013, the State Fair will be held on August 9-18. An admission fee is charged.
Find out more about gate charges, special discount days, midway carnival rides and discount passes as well as getting directions to the Illinois State Fairgrounds which is open from 7 a.m. to Midnight for the duration of the Fair. Buildings are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
12th Annual Route 66 Mother Road Festival
Over 1,000 cool cars and 80,000 spectators will roll into the heart of Springfield's historic downtown this September for a weekend of family fun in the sun and non-stop live music and entertainment! Come celebrate the golden age of Route 66...the cars, the music, the food, the friends......all brought together along Illinois' Route 66.
Donnie B's Den opens at Route 66 Hotel
Donnie B’s Comedy Club with its brand new look, bigger and better at it’s new location, the historic Route 66 Hotel on South Sixth Street. Come check the new bar, Donnie B’s Den!