ILLINOIS

Ongoing

Kane County Flea Market

Kane County Fairgrounds | Rt. 64 and Randall | Saint Charles | 630-377-2252 | www.kanecountyfleamarket.com |

First weekend of the month; Sat noon-5 PM, Sun 7 AM-4 PM; “all-nighter” Sat 9/23 | $5, children under 12 free, $50 season pass

Richmond Cruise Nights

Rt. 12 and Broadway | Richmond | 815-678-4040 | www.richmond-il.com |

Every Friday from June through August, 7-9 PM | F

Sandwich Antiques Market

Sandwich Fairgrounds | 1401 Suydam | Sandwich | 815-786-3337 | www.antiquemarkets.com | Various weekends through 10/22; Sun 8 AM-4 PM | $5, children under 12 free

May 18-21

Clinton May Days Celebration

Downtown | Clinton | 217-935-3364 | www.clintonilchamber.com | Thu 5-11 PM, Fri-Sat 11 AM-11 PM, Sun noon-5 PM | F

May 20

American Meatball Eating Championship

Bartolini’s Restaurant, Banquets & Catering | 14420 S. Pulaski | Midlothian | 708-396-2333 | www.competitiveeaters.com or www.bartolinis.com | 11 AM-3 PM | $25 entrance fee; 18+

May 20

Angel Flight Family Festival

Poplar Grove Vintage Wings & Wheels Museum | 5151 Orth | Poplar Grove | 815-494-6927 | www.angelflightcentral.com | 11 AM-5 PM | $5, $2 children under 11

May 20-21

Old Capitol Art Fair

1 Old State Capitol Plaza | Springfield | 217-321-7184 | www.socaf.org | Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM | F

May 20-21

Rochelle Railroad Days

Rochelle Railroad Park | 124 N. 9th | Rochelle | 815-562-7031 | Sat 1-9 PM, Sun 8 AM-2:30 PM | F

May 21

Fair Diddley Craft Show

Van Buren and Cass | Woodstock | 815-385-5745 | www.mhrl.org | 10 AM-5 PM | F

May 21

Rhubarb Festival

Kankakee County Historical Museum | 801 S. 8th | Kankakee | 815-932-5279 | www.visitkankakeecounty.com | noon-3 PM | F

May 26-28

Mount Carroll Mayfest

Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies | Rts. 64 and 68 | Mount Carroll | 815-244-4424 | www.mount-carroll.il.us | Fri 6:30 PM-12:30 AM, Sat 8 AM-10:30 PM, Sun 8 AM-9 PM | F

May 26-29

Young at Heart Festival

100 Heart | Loves Park | 815-633-3999 | www.parkschamber.com | Fri 6 PM-midnight, Sat-Sun 11 AM-midnight, Mon 11 AM-6 PM | $6 in advance, $9 at the gate

May 27-28

Lakeside Music & Arts Festival

Nelson Park | Decatur | 217-422-6628 or 866-422-6628 | www.lakeside2006.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-10:30 PM | F

May 27-28

Pembroke Rodeo

Saint Anne Rodeo Park | Main Street | Hopkins Park | 815-427-6384 | www.visit kankakeecounty.com | Sat-Sun 3-6 PM; park opens noon | $12, $5 children under 12

May 27-28

Saint Charles Fine Art Show

1st between Main Street and Illinois | Saint Charles | 630-513-5386 | www.dtown.org | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

May 28

WXRX/Budweiser wing ding

Rockford Speedway | Wyman and Chestnut | Rockford | 815-968-5222 | www.wxrx.com | 12-6 PM | F

May 31-June 3

Washington Cherry festival

John Bearce Commercial Property | 1800 Washington | Washington | 309-444-9921 | www.washingtoncoc.com | Wed-Thu 5-11 PM, Fri 5-midnight, Sat noon-midnight | F

June 1-4

Moweaqua Pow Wow Days

Locust and Hanover | Moweaqua | 217-768-4821 | www.lakeshelbyville.com | Thu-Fri 4-9:30 PM, Sat 10:30 AM-11:15 PM, Sun noon-5 PM | F

June 2-4

Saleing Rt. 75–Illinois’s Longest Garage Sale

40 miles along Rt. 75 from I-90 (Rockton exit) to Dakota | 815-248-3166 | www.saleingrt75.com | Fri-Sun 8 AM-5 PM

June 3-4

Blues and Bones Fest

Sauk Trail and Governors Hwy. | Richton Park | 708-481-8950 | www.richtonpark.org | Sat 1-11 PM, Sun 1-10 PM | $10, $8 students and seniors, children 12 and under free

June 3-11

International Carillon Festival

Washington Park | Springfield | 217-753-6219 | www.carillon-rees.org | Nightly 7 and 7:45 PM, no show Wed 6/7 | F

June 3-4

Promenade of Art

Vail and Campbell | Arlington Heights | 847-444-9600 | www.amdurproductions.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

June 3-4

36th Annual Rendezvous at Fort de Chartres

Fort de Chartres State Historic Site | Prairie du Rocher | 618-284-7230 | Sat-Sun 9 AM-5 PM | parking fee

June 7

Annual Parkinson Open Golf Scramble

Eaglewood Resort & Spa | Itasca | 847-724-7087 | Tee-off 8 AM | $150 per golfer; proceeds benefit the Midwest Chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association

June 9-11

Matteson Festival

Memorial Park | 212th and Tower | Matteson | 708-748-1080 | www.vil.matteson.il.us | Fri 5-10 PM, Sat 10 AM-10 PM, Sun 12-8 PM | F

June 9-11

Pride of the Fox Riverfest

Downtown | Saint Charles | 630-584-8415 | www.prideofthefox.com | Fri-Sat 11 AM-11 PM, Sun 11 AM-10:30 PM | F

June 9-11

Tremont Turkey Festival

Tremont Park | Tremont | 309-925-5269 | www.turkeyfestival.com | Thu 9 AM-7:30 PM, Fri 11 AM-9:30 PM, Sat 6:30 AM-10:45 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM | F

June 10

Donnybrook in the Park

White Park | Hanover | 815-591-3446 | www.irishparty.net | 1-10 PM | $7, $3 teens, $1 children under 13

June 10

100 Men Who Cook

300 Elm | Rockford | 815-963-7323 | www.theliteracycouncil.org | 7-11 PM | $45

June 10-11

Original Raggedy Ann and Andy Festival

Main Street | Arcola | 217-268-4530 or 800-336-5456 | www.arcolachamber.com | Sat 9 AM-6 PM, Sun 9 AM-4 PM | F

June 11

Tinker Swiss Cottage Heritage Music Festival

Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum | 411 Kent | Rockford | 815-964-2424 | www.tinkercottage.com | 12-4 PM | $6, $3 children 3-15

June 16-18

General Grierson Days

Community Park | Jacksonville | 800-593-5678 | www.griersonsociety.com | Fri 7-10 PM, Sat 8 AM-11 PM, Sun 9 AM-1 PM | F

June 16-18

Great Galena Balloon Race

Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa | 444 Eagle Ridge | Galena | 815-777-2444 or 800-892-2269 | www.greatgalenaballoonrace.com | Fri 6-10 PM, Sat 6 AM-8 PM, Sun 6 AM | $1; proceeds benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

June 16-17

Highland Games and Scottish Festival

Oak Brook Polo Grounds | 31st and Oak Brook | Oak Brook | 708-442-7293 | www.chicago-scots.org | Fri 4-10 PM, Sat 8:30 AM-6 PM | $10 Fri, $3 children 3-12; Sat $15, $5 children 3-12; weekend pass $25; VIP passes $60-$75

June 16-18

Prairiefest

US Rt. 71 | Oswego | 630-554-1010 | www.prairiefest.com |

Fri-Sat 10 AM-11 PM, Sun noon-6 PM | F

June 17-18

Cantigny Sculpture and Fine Art Festival

Cantigny Park | 1 S. 151 Winfield | Wheaton | 847-444-9600 | www.amdurproductions.com | Sat-Sun 9 AM-5 PM | F

June 17

Richmond Strawberry Festival

Downtown | Richmond | 815-678-4040 | www.richmond-il.com | 10 AM-4 PM | F

June 17

Ruralfest

Lisle Station Museum | 921 School | Lisle | 630-968-0499 | www.ruralfest.com | 11 AM-11 PM | $15 in advance, $20 at the gate

June 18

Northwest Community Center Car Show

Northwest Community Center | 1325 N. Johnston | Rockford | 815-964-6885 | www.northwestrockford.org | 8 AM-4 PM | $3 in advance, $4 at the gate, children under 12 free

June 20-25

Midsommar Festival Swedish Days

Downtown | Geneva | 630-232-6060 | www.genevachamber.com |9:30 AM-9 PM | F

June 22-25

Lakeside Festival

Lakeside Legacy Arts Park | 401 Country Club | Crystal Lake | 815-455-8000 | www.lakesidelegacy.org | Thu 5-9 PM, Fri 4-9 PM, Sat 2:30-10 PM, Sun 1-7 PM | F

June 22-24

Nostalgia Days Festival

Shiloh Park | 2500 Dowie Memorial | Zion | 847-731-4200, ext. 4567 | www.nostalgiadays.com | Thu 4-11 PM, Fri noon-11 PM, Sat 7:30 AM-11 PM | F

June 23-24

Berwyn’s Cartopia

Cermak Plaza | Cermak and Harlem | Berwyn | 708-788-8100 | www.berwyncartopia.com | Fri 6-10 PM (art auction), Sat 10 AM-5 PM (art car parade 1-2 PM) | Fri $5, Sat free

June 23-25

Long Grove Strawberry Fest

Long Grove Business District | Routes 53 and 83 | Long Grove | 847-634-0888 www.longgroveonline.com/strawberry |

Fri-Sun 10 AM-6 PM | F

June 23-25

CC Mother Jones Festival

Throughout Mount Olive | 217-246-7441 | www.motherjonesfestival.us | Fri 6 PM-1 AM, Sat 8 AM-midnight, Sun 10 AM-11 PM | F

June 24

America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta

Main Beach | Crystal Lake | 815-459-1300 | www.cardboardcup.com | 9 AM-4 PM | $3, $15 for family admission (no limit on size)

June 24-25

Festival of Fine Craft

The Art Center Highland Park | 1957 Sheridan | Highland Park | 847-432-1888 | www.theartcenterhp.org | Sat-Sun 10 AM-6 PM | F

June 24

Washington Street 20th Anniversary Jazz And Blues Festival

Washington between 5th and 6th | Springfield | 217-753-3519 | www.springfieldartsco.org | 6 PM-midnight | $10, $5 children under 13

June 30-July 4

Durand Fourth of July Celebration, Bulldog Sprints, and Outhouse Race

Town Square | Durand | 815-248-4445 | www.durand-il-150.com | Fri 8 PM-midnight, Sat 10 AM-midnight, Sun noon-7 PM, Mon 7-9 PM, Tue 9:30 AM-10:30 PM | $5 admission to nightly dance parties, all other events free

June 30-July 1

Lisle Eyes to the Skies Balloon Festival

Lisle Community Park | Lisle | 630-575-9798 | www.eyestotheskiesfestival.com Fri 4-11 PM, Sat-Tue noon-11 PM | $10, $2 children 5-12, children under 5 free

June 30-July 2

Thee Old Time Farm Show

Perry Farm | 459 Kennedy | Bourbonnais | 815-932-7531 | 9 AM-dusk | $5, $2 seniors, $1 children under 13

July 1-4

Naperville Ribfest

Knoch Park | Naperville | 630-548-5215 | www.ribfest.net | Sat-Mon noon-10 PM, Tues noon-9:30 PM | $7 in advance, $8 at the gate, free after 6:30 PM on 7/4, children 11 and under always free

July 1

Pretzel City Festival

Krape Park | 1799 South Park | Freeport | 815-232-2121, ext. 245 | www.pretzelcityusa.org | 10:30 AM-7 PM | F

July 7-15

Heart of Illinois Fair

Exposition Gardens | 1601 W. Northmoor | Peoria | 309-691-6332 | Sat-Sun noon-midnight, Mon-Fri 4 PM-midnight | $7, $3 children under 12, children under 6 free

July 7-9

Prairie Land Bluegrass Festival

Prairie Land Heritage Museum Grounds | Michigan and Lincoln | Jacksonville | 800-593-5678 | www.bluegrassmidwest.com | Fri 7-10:30 PM, Sat 10:30 AM-10:30 PM, Sun 10:30 AM-4 PM | $5-$15, $25 weekend pass

July 8-9

Geneva Arts Fair

Third St. | Geneva | 630-232-6060 | www.genevachamber.com | 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 8-9

Lincolnshire Art Festival

100 Village Green | Lincolnshire | 847-444-9600 | www.amdurproductions.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 8

Mount Carroll Garden Walk

Downtown | Mount Carroll | 815-244-2255 | www.mount-carroll.il.us | Sat 11 AM-3 PM | F

July 8-9

Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Downtown (Broadway and North) | Normal | 309-829-0011 | www.mcac.org | Sat 8 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 8

Taste of Downtown

Old Capitol Square District | Springfield | 217-544-1723 | noon-midnight | $2, food tickets $1 each

July 13-16

Old Settlers Days

Main and Blackhawk | Rockton | 815-624-4211 | www.oldsettlersdays.com |

Thu 6-10 PM, Fri 6-11 PM, Sat 11 AM-10 PM, Sun noon-9:30 PM | Admission buttons $3 in advance, $5 at the gate, children under 13 free (buttons good for all four days)

July 15-16

Buffalo Grove Invitational Fine Art Festival

124 McHenry | Buffalo Grove | 847-444-9600 | www.amdurproductions.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 15-16

Gathering on the Theatiki

Kankakee State Park | Rt. 102 | Bourbonnais | 815-937-9822 | www.theatiki.org | Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM | $5

July 15-16

Vintage Farm Equipment and Toy Show

Midway Village and Museum Center | 6799 Guilford | Rockford | 815-397-9112 | www.midwayvillage.com | Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM | $6, $4 students and children 3-17

July 20-22

Bagelfest

Peterson Park | 1701 Wabash | Mattoon | 800-500-6286 | www.mattoonillinois.org | Thu 5-11 PM, Fri noon-11 PM, Sat 8 AM-midnight | F

July 22-23

Nothin’ But the Blues Festival

Bloomington Sale Barn | 2027 S. Main | Bloomington | 309-820-0099 | www.nothinbutthebluesfestival.com | Fri 5-10 PM, Sat noon-10 PM | $12 in advance, $15 at the gate, children under 13 free

July 26-30

DuPage County Fair

DuPage County Fairgrounds | 2015 W. Manchester | Wheaton | 630-668-6636 | www.dupagecountyfair.org | 8 AM-10 PM | $6, $3 seniors 62+ and children 3-8, children under 3 free, $20 five-day pass

July 28-30

Rockin’ Rib Fest

Machesney Park Mall | 8750 N. 2nd | Machesney Park | 815-885-3192 | www.rockfordribfest.com | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun TBA | Free before 6 PM, $5 after 6 PM, children under 13 free

July 29-August 13

Woodstock Mozart Festival

Woodstock Opera House | 121 Van Buren | Woodstock | 815-338-5300 | www.mozartfest.org | Sat 7/29, 8/5, and 8/12 8 PM, Sun 7/30, 8/6, and 8/13 3 PM, also 2 PM Sat 8/12 | $18-$138

August 9-13

Momence Gladiolus Festival

Momence High School and Island Park | Momence | 815-472-6353 | www.gladfest.com | Wed 7-9 PM, Thu 6:30-11 PM, Fri 3-11 PM, Sat 8 AM-11 PM, Sun 8 AM-4:30 PM | various prices

August 10-13

Mendota Sweet Corn Festival

Downtown | Mendota | 815-539-6507 | www.sweetcornfestival.com | Fri 6-10 PM, Sat 11 AM-midnight, Sun 1-6 PM | F

August 11-20

Illinois State Fair

State Fairgrounds | Springfield | 217-782-6661 | www.state.il.us/fair | 7 AM-midnight | $2-$3 general admission, children under 13 free

August 12-13

Art at the Glen

Glen Town Center | Patriot | Glenview | 847-444-9600 | www.amdurproductions.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

August 12

Bookerfest

Booker Washington Community Center | 524 Kent | Rockford | 815-968-8861 | www.bookerwashington.net | 10 AM-9 PM | F

August 12-13

CC Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair

Ogle County Fairgrounds | 1440 N. Limekiln | Oregon | 815-732-7332 | www.illinoisrenew.org | Sat 9 AM-6 PM, Sun 9 AM-5 PM | $7 per day or $10 both days, $3-$5 children 12-16, children under 12 free

August 19-20

Bluegrass in the Gardens Festival

Rockome Gardens Theme Park | 125 N. County | Arcola | 217-268-4106 | www.bluegrassmidwest.com | Sat-Sun noon-6 PM | $12, $20 two-day pass, $6 children 4-12, children under 4 free

August 20

Poplar Grove Airport Fly-In and Pancake Breakfast

Poplar Grove Airport | 11619 Rt. 76 | Poplar Grove | 815-547-3115 | www.poplargroveairmotive.com | 7 AM-dusk | Airplane rides $10, general admission free

August 20

Rockton Juried Art & Craft Fair

Village Green Park | Rockton | 815-624-7511 | 10 AM-4 PM | F

August 25-27

Cherry Valley Festival Days

Baumann Park | 300 S. Walnut | Cherry Valley | www.valleydays.com | Fri 5 PM-12:30 AM, Sat noon-12:30 AM, Sun noon-7 PM | $3-$5

August 25-27

DeKalb Corn Festival

Downtown (between 1st and 4th) | DeKalb | 815-748-2676 | www.cornfest.com | Fri-Sat 10 AM-8 PM, Sun 10 AM-6 PM | Charge for admission to beer garden; all other events free

August 25-27

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival

Logan County Airport and downtown Lincoln | Lincoln | 217-735-2385 | www.lincolnillinois.com | Fri 4-10 PM, Sat noon-10 PM, Sun 6:30 AM-4 PM | $4 in advance, $5 at the gate

August 25-27

Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival

Downtown | Rochelle | 217-735-2385 | www.lincolnhighwayheritagefestival.com | Fri 4-10 PM, Sat 8 AM-10 PM, Sun 7:30 AM-9 PM | F

August 26-27

Northern Illinois Horse Fest

Boone County Fairgrounds | 8791 Rt. 76 | Belvidere | 317-847-4887 | www.illinoishorsefest.com | Sat 8:30 AM-7 PM, Sun 8:30 AM-5 PM | $8, children under 6 free

August 26-27

Port Clinton Art Festival

Central between 1st and 2nd | Highland Park | 847-444-9600 | www.amdurproductions.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-6 PM | F

August 26-27

Sweetcorn Blues Festival

Downtown | Normal | 309-454-9557 | www.normal.org | Sat 10:30 AM-6 PM, Sun 10:30 AM-4 PM | F

August 31-September 3

Two Rivers Bluegrass Jam

Northern Illinois Coon & Fox Club | North of IL-75 on Shirland | Harrison | 815-335-2592 | www.gorockford.com | Thu 5-9 PM, Fri 8 AM-9 PM, Sat 2-10 PM | F

September 1-4

Last Fling

Downtown | Naperville | 630-961-9375 | www.lastfling.org | Fri 5-11 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM-1 PM, Mon 10 AM-6 PM | F

September 1-3

On the Waterfront

Downtown | Rockford | 815-964-4388 | www.onthewaterfront.com | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat 11:30 AM-midnight, Sun 11:30 AM-11 PM | $12 in advance (good for all three days), $14 admission at the gate, children under 9 free

September 2-4

Frankfort Fall Festival

Downtown | Frankfort | 877-469-3356 | www.frankfortchamber.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-6 PM, Mon 10 AM-5 PM | $5 parking | F

September 8-10

Broom Corn Festival

Main Street | Arcola | 217-268-4530 | www.arcolachamber.com | Fri noon-7 PM, Sat 10 AM-8 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

September 8-10

Festival of the Vine

Downtown | Geneva | 630-232-6060 | www.genevachamber.com |

Fri-Sat 10 AM-9 PM, Sun 11 AM-6 PM | F

September 8-9

Lena Lions Annual Fall Festival

Main Street | Lena | 815-369-2732 | www.stephenson-county-il.org | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight | F

September 16-17

Galena Garlic Festival

Belle Aire Mansion | 11410 Rt. 20 West | Galena | 815-777-9625 | www.galenagarlic.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-8 PM, Sun 10 AM-6 PM | Free, but donations accepted for local children’s charities

September 16-17

CC Midwest Literary Festival

Aurora | 630-844-4731 | www.midwestliteraryfestival.com | Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 11 AM-4 PM | F

September 16-17

Vintage Wine Festival

Starved Rock State Park | Utica | 800-868-7625 or 815-784-4540 | www.vintageillinois.com | Sat 11 AM-6 PM, Sun noon-5 PM | $10 (includes five tasting tickets; additional tickets available for $1 each)

September 22-24

Honeybee Festival

Downtown Square and Edgar County Fairgrounds | Paris | 217-465-4179 | www.honeybeefestival.org | Fri-Sun 9 AM-midnight | F

September 22-24

Rockford Airfest

Chicago/Rockford International Airport | 60 Airport | Rockford | 815-969-4000 | www.flyrfd.com | Fri 5:30-8:30 PM, Sat-Sun 11:30 AM-4:30 PM | $10 in advance, $15 at the gate, $5 for children 5 and over, children under 5 free

September 23-24

Apple ‘n’ Pork Festival

C.H. Moore Homestead | 219 E. Woodlawn | Clinton | 217-935-6060 | www.clintonillinois.com | Sat-Sun 9 AM-5 PM | F

September 23

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Downtown | Crystal Lake | 815-479-0835 | www.downtowncl.org | 10 AM-4 PM | F

September 29-October 1

Long Grove Apple Festival

Downtown | Long Grove | 847-634-0888 | www.longgroveonline.com | Fri-Sun 10 AM-6 PM | F

INDIANA

May 27-29

Amish Country Great Race

Concord Mall and various locations | Elkhart | 574-296-5890 | www.thegreatrace.net | Sat 5:30 AM-10 PM, Sun 5:30 AM-9 PM, Mon 5:30 AM-4 PM | F

May 28

Valpo-Fest Motorcycle Swap

Porter County Fairgrounds | Valparaiso | www.2motorcycleshows.com | Sat-Sun 8 AM-5 PM, Mon 8 AM-1 PM | $7, $2 children under 11, women on motorcyles free

June 3-4

Village at Winona Art Fair

Artisan Court | Winona Lake | 574-268-9888 | www.villageatwinona.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-6 PM | F

June 7-10

Germanfest

Headwaters Park | Fort Wayne | www.germanfest.org | Wed-Thu 11 AM-midnight, Fri-Sat 11 AM-1 PM | $2-$5

June 8-11

Cole Porter Summerfest

Miami County Museum | 51 N. Broadway | Peru | 765-473-9183 | www.miamicountymuseum.com | Thu 6-midnight (benefit black-tie dinner for restoration of Porter birthplace), Fri 6-10 PM (dinner and theater benefit for Miami County Historical Society and Ole Olesen Community Theatre), Sat 9 AM-11 PM, Sun 8 AM-4 PM | $250 for Thursday benefit, $30 for Friday benefit, $2 Sat-Sun (including tours of the Porter birthplace and grave)

June 8-10

Rochester Round Barn Festival

Downtown | Rochester | 574-224-2666 | www.contactrochester.org | Thu 5-10 PM, Fri-Sat 10 AM-11 PM | F

June 9-11

Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival

Lane Place | Crawfordsville | 765-362-5200 | www.thestrawberryfestival.com | Fri 11 AM-9:30 PM, Sat 10 AM-9:30 PM, Sun 9 AM-5 PM | F

June 9-11

Rhapsody in Green

Island, Bicentennial, and High Dive Parks | Elkhart | 574-295-7275 | www.elkhartindiana.org | Fri-Sat noon-11 PM, Sun noon-7 PM | F

June 10-11

Berry Feis

Hesters Farm Log Homes | 71880 State Rd. 23 | Walkerton | 574-586-2105 | www.hestersfarmloghomes.com | Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM | F

June 10-17

Bill Monroe Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

Bill Monroe Music Park and Campground | Bean Blossom | 800-414-4677 | www.beanblossom.com | 7 AM-midnight | $15-$25 advance tickets (purchase by June 1), $65 three-day weekend pass, $115 eight-day pass. After June 1, $20-$30, $75 three-day weekend, $165 eight-day pass, children under 13 free

June 10-11

Civil War Days

Billie Creek Village | Rockville | 765-569-3430 | www.billiecreekvillage.org

Sat 9 AM-10 PM, Sun 9 AM-1:30 PM | $5

June 10

Indiana Highland Games

Concordia Theological Seminary | 6600 N. Clinton | Fort Wayne | 260-637-2831 | www.scottishsocietyftw.org | 9 AM-8 PM | $10, $5 children under 13

June 15-18

BBQ Ribfest

Headwaters Park | 333 S. Clinton | Fort Wayne | 260-602-1831 | www.bbqribfest.com |

Thu-Sat 11:30 AM-midnight, Sun 11:30 AM-8 PM | Free until 5 PM, $6 after, children under 13 free, weekend pass $20, free all day Sunday

June 16-18

Fulton County Historical Power Show

Fulton County Historical Society Grounds | 37 E. 375 N | Rochester | 574-223-4436 | www.icss.net | Fri-Sat 9 AM-8 PM, Sun 9 AM-2 PM | $3, children under 12 free

June 16-18

North Judson Mint Festival

Indiana Hwys. 10 and 39 | North Judson | 574-896-2704 | www.explore starkecounty.com | Fri 6-11 PM, Sat 9 AM-11 PM, Sun 8 AM-7 PM | F

June 16-18

Summer Heat Air Festival

Delaware County Airport | Muncie | 800-369-2740 | www.munciecvb.org | Fri 1-11 PM, Sat-Sun 11 AM-11 PM | $15 three-day pass purchased in advance, $10 per day at gate

June 23-25

Elkhart Jazz Festival

Elkhart | 800-597-7627 | www.elkhartjazzfestival.com | Fri 5 PM-12:30 AM, Sat 11 AM-12:30 PM, Sun 10:30 AM-5 PM | $25-$40 single-session pass, $105 for all sessions, $175 VIP admission

June 23-25

Indiana Fiddlers’ Gathering

Tippecanoe Battlefield Park | Battle Ground | 765-742-1419 | www.indianafiddlersgathering.org | Fri 7-10 PM, Sat 9 AM-11 PM, Sun 9 AM-5 PM | Advance tickets for individual concerts are $6-$9 adults, $3-$5 children 13-18; gate tickets $8-$12 adults, $4-$6 children 13-18; daily and weekend passes also available, $22-$30 adults, $12-$15 children 13-18; children under 13 always free

June 23-24

International Festival

Sunset Hill Farm County Park | Valparaiso | 219-465-3586 | www.porterco.org | Fri 5-8 PM, Sat noon-8 PM | $5, children under 9 free

June 24

Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival

State Rt. 19 | Wakarusa | 574-862-2807 | www.wakarusajamboreebluegrassfestival.com | noon-10 PM | $10 in advance, $12 at the gate

June 28-July 1

Topeka Quilt Show and sale

Topeka United Methodist Church | Topeka | 260-593-2860 | snyders@maplenet.net | Wed-Thu 9 AM-4 PM, Fri 9 AM-5 PM, Sat 9 AM-noon | $3

July 7-9

Antique Power Steam Show

Lake County Fairgrounds | Crown Point | 219-663-4359 | Fri 9 AM-6 PM, Sat 9 AM-8 PM, Sun 9 AM-5 PM | $4, children under 12 free

July 8-9

Blues, Jazz & Fine Arts Festival

Munster Town Hall | Munster | 219-836-7275 | www.munster.org | Sat noon-11 PM, Sun 1-9 PM | F

July 14-17

Culver Lake Fest

Culver Town Park | Culver | www.culverlakefest.com | Fri 4-10 PM, Sat 9 AM-11 PM, Sun 9 AM-2 PM | F

July 15-22

Circus City Festival

Peru | 765-472-3918 | www.perucircus.com | Performances Sat 7/15 and 7/22, 2 and 7 PM; Sun 7/16, 3 PM; Mon-Fri 7/17-7/21, 7 PM; circus parade Sat 7/22, 10 AM | $8-$12 adults, $7-$10 12-18, children under 12 free

July 15-16

Park Full of Art

Central Park | Griffith | 219-923-6267 | www.griffithindiana.com | 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 17-22

Kosciusko County 4-H Fair

County Fairgrounds | Warsaw | 574-269-1823 | www.kcfair.org | 9 AM-10 PM | $10, $6 children 6-12, children under 5 free

July 19-23

CC Festival of the Lakes

Wolf Lake Park/George Lake /Hammond Marina | Hammond | 219-853-6378 | www.thefestivalofthelakes.com | Wed-Thu 5-11 PM, Fri 8 AM-midnight, Sat 8 AM-11 PM, Sun 2-11 PM | F

July 21-29

Elkhart County 4-H Fair

County Fairgrounds | Goshen | 574-533-3247 | www.4hfair.org | Fri, Mon-Thu 8 AM-10 PM, Sat-Sun 6 AM-10 PM | $6 in advance, $8 at the gate, children under 10 free, seniors 62+ free on Fri 7/21 until noon

July 28-30

Hot Dog Festival

Main | Frankfort | 765-654-4081 | www.accs.net/mainstreet | Fri 4-10 PM, Sat 9 AM-10 PM, Sun 11 AM-3 PM | F

July 28-30

Pierogi Festival

119th and Indianapolis | Whiting 219-659-0292 | www.pierogifest.net | Fri-Sat 11 AM-10 PM, Sun 11 AM-5 PM | F

July 30-August 5

Saint Joseph County 4-H Fair

Saint Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds | 5117 Ironwood Dr. | South Bend | 574-291-4870 | www.4hfair.com | Noon-10 PM | $6 Mon-Thu, $7 Fri-Sat children 8 and under free

August 3-5

Harlan Days

Harlan Community Park | Harlan | 419-258-2187 | www.harlandays.com | Thu-Fri 5-10:30 PM, Sat 9 AM-9 PM | F

August 5

Billy Sunday Day and Ice Cream Social

Billy Sunday Historic Site Museum | Village at Winona | 1101 Park | Winona Lake | 574-268-9888 | www.villageatwinona.com | 10 AM-6 PM | F

August 5-6

Chesterton Art Fair

Hawthorne Park | Porter | 219-296-4711 | www.chestertonart.com | 10 AM-5 PM | F

August 5

Shipshewana Antique Market

Trading Place Antique Gallery | Shipshewana | 260-768-4129 | www.tradingplaceamerica.com | 7 AM-6 PM | F

August 9-20

Indiana State Fair

Indiana State Fairgrounds | 1202 E. 38th | Indianapolis | 317-927-7500 | www.in.gov/statefair | Sun-Thu 6 AM-11 PM, Fri 6 AM-1 AM, Sat 6-12:30 AM | $6, children 5 and under free

August 10-13

Amish Acres Arts and Crafts Festival

Amish Acres | Napanee | 800-800-4942 | www.amishacres.com | Thu-Sat 9 AM-7 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | $6, children under 12 free

August 10-12

Paul Williams’ Bean Blossom Gospel Jubilee

Bill Monroe Music Park and Camp-ground | Bean Blossom | 800-414-4677 | www.beanblossom.com | 7 AM-11 PM | Advance tickets before August 1 $10-$20 per day or $40 for three-day pass, after August 1 $15-$25 per day or $55 for three-day pass, children under 13 free

August 11-12

College Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival

College Football Hall of Fame | 111 S. Saint Joseph | South Bend | 800-440-3263 | www.collegefootball.org | Fri 7:30 AM-9:30 PM, Sat 9:30 AM-4 PM | Special events (Celebrity Golf Scramble and Enshrinement dinner and show) run $125-$200; Gathering on the Gridiron outdoor concert Fri 5-9:30 PM, $10; Enshrinement FanFest Sat 9 AM-5 PM, $5; Enshrinement Festival parade Sat 9:30 AM, free

August 11-12

Great Goshen Grill-Out

Courthouse Square and Main | Goshen | 574-296-5896 | www.amishcountry.org |

Fri 5-9 PM, Sat 10 AM-midnight, Sun 9 AM-1 PM | F

August 17-20

Lakefront Festival

Festival Park | Hobart | 219-942-2987 | Thu-Fri 5-11 PM, Sat 8 AM-11 PM, Sun 10 AM-8 PM | F

August 19

Antique Car Festival

Village at Winona | 1101 Park | Winona Lake | 574-268-9888 | www.villageatwinona.com | Sat 10 AM-4 PM | F

August 19-20

Michigan City Lakefront Art Festival

Washington Park | Michigan City | 219-874-4900 | www.lubeznikcenter.org | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | $4, $3 seniors and children under 13

August 19-20

Midwest Corvette & Chevy Car Show

Porter County Exposition Center and Fairgrounds | Valparaiso | 219-464-9918 | www.valpocarshows.com | Sat-Sun 8 AM-5 PM | $7, children under 12 $2

August 19-20

Rolling Prairie’s Annual Olde Farmers’ Fest

Downtown | Rolling Prairie | 219-778-4317 | www.rollingprairie.org | Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

August 24-27

Michigan City In-Water Boat Show

Washington Park Marina | Michigan City | 440-899-5009 | www.michigancityboatshow.com | Thu-Fri noon-8 PM, Sat 10 AM-8 PM, Sun 10 AM-6 PM | $10; seniors 60+ $7 Thu-Fri, $8 Sat-Sun; children under 13 free

August 25-27

Miami County Heritage Days

Miami County 4-H Fairgrounds | Peru | 765-473-9183 | www.miamicoheritagedays.com | Fri 9 AM-5 PM, Sat 9 AM-8 PM, Sun 9 AM-5 PM | $2, children under 12 free

August 26

Kouts Porkfest

Downtown | Kouts | 219-766-2867 | www.kouts.org | 8 AM-6 PM | F

August 26-27

Mill Pond Festival

Mill Pond | Union Mills | 219-767-2671 | Sat-Sun 8 AM-8 PM | F

September 1-4

Clinton Little Italy Festival

Clinton | 765-832-7254 | www.littleitalyfestival.org | Fri 6:30-11 PM, Sat-Sun 11 AM-11 PM, Mon 11 AM-9 PM | F

September 1-4

Marshall County Blueberry Festival

Plymouth Centennial Park | Plymouth | 888-936-5020 | www.blueberryfestival.org | Fri 5-10 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM-10 PM, Mon 10 AM-6 PM | F

September 2-3

Fourth Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts

Fourth and Grant | Bloomington | 812-335-3814 | www.4thstreet.org | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

September 7-10

Midwest Zest Fest

Main Square Park | Highland | 219-923-3666 | www.midwestzestfest.com | Thu 6-10 PM, Fri 4-11 PM, Sat 11 AM-11 PM, Sun noon-7 PM | F

September 8-10

Little Cousin Jasper Fest

Courthouse Square | Rensselaer | 219-866-5111 | Fri 6-9:30 PM, Sat 8:30 AM-9:30 PM, Sun 8:30 AM-noon | F

September 9

Valparaiso Popcorn Festival

Courthouse Square | Valparaiso | 219-464-8332 | www.popcornfest.org | 7 AM-6:30 PM | F

September 10

Fiesta Latina

Commons Park | Angola | 260-495-6275 | noon-7:30 PM | F

September 15-17

Francesville Fall Festival

Downtown | Francesville | 219-567-9689 | www.francesvillefallfestival.com | Fri 4:30-9 PM, Sat 6 AM-11 PM, Sun 10:30 AM-5 PM | F

September 15-16

Middlebury Fall Festival

Downtown parks | Middlebury | 574-825-4300 | www.middleburyin.com | Fri 9 AM-7 PM, Sat 9 AM-5 PM | F

September 15-17

Nappanee Apple Festival

Downtown | Nappanee | 877-277-5375 | www.nappaneeapplefestival.org | Fri 11 AM-9 PM, Sat 9 AM-9 PM, Sun 9 AM-6 PM | F

September 15-17

Wizard of Oz Festival

Porter County Expo Center | Valaparaiso | 219-983-1691 | www.wizardofozfestival.org | Fri 2-11 PM, Sat 9 AM-10 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | $2, $1 children

September 16-17

Bonneyville Celebration

Bonneyville Mill County Park | Bristol | 574-535-6458 | www.elkhartcountyparks.org | Sat-Sun 8 AM-5 PM | F

September 16-17

Duneland Harvest Fest

Chellberg Farm and Bailly Homestead | Porter | 219-926-7561, ext. 225 | www.nps.gov/indu/events | Sat-Sun 11 AM-5 PM | Parking donation of $6 per car, $20 per bus

September 16-17

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Archer Park | Fort Wayne | 260-427-6003 | www.johnnyappleseedfest.com | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

September 16

LaPorte Sunflower Fair

Downtown | LaPorte | 219-362-2084 | www.lpchamber.com/sunflower | 8 AM-4 PM | F

September 16-17

Trail of Courage Living History Festival

Fulton County Historical Society | Rochester | 574-223-4436 | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM | $6, $2 children 6-11, children 5 and under free

September 16

Village at Winona Fall Sailboat Regatta

Village at Winona | 1101 Park | Winona Lake | 574-268-9888 | www.villageatwinona.com | 10 AM-4 PM | $30 per boat in advance or $35 day of event, spectators free

September 21-24

CC Museum Days: Remembering James Dean and the James Dean Run

Fairmount Historical Museum | 203 E. Washington | Fairmount | 765-948-4555 | www.jamesdeanartifacts.com | Various times | F

September 22-24

Angola Fall Fest

Downtown | Angola | 260-665-3512 | www.angolachamber.org | Fri 6-9 PM, Sat 8 AM-8 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

September 22-23

Pioneer Days

Creek Ridge County Park | Michigan City | 219-325-8315 | Fri-Sat 10 AM-5 PM | $2, $1 children and seniors

September 22-24

Wanatah Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Square | Wanatah | 219-733-2183 | www.scarecrowfest.org | Fri 4:30-9 PM, Sat 8 AM-9 PM, Sun 8 AM-4 PM | F

September 23-24

Back to the Days of Kosciuszko

Kosciuszko County Fairgrounds | Warsaw | 574-269-6803 | www.backtothedays.com | Sat-Sun 9 AM-4 PM | $4, $3 adults 55+ and children 5-13, children under 5 free

MICHIGAN

May 19-21

Great Lakes Kite Festival

State Park | Grand Haven | 616-846-7501 or 800-622-4655 | www.mackite.com | Fri 1-9 PM, Sat 10 AM-10:30 PM, Sun 10:45 AM-5 PM | F

May 20

Annual Michigan Parade

Downtown and around the state capitol | Lansing | 517-323-2000 or 888-252-6746 | 11 AM | F

May 20-26

Michigan Week 2006

Events held statewide | 517-373-1586 | www.michigan.gov/michiganweek

June 1-3

Budweiser Blues Festival

Jackson County Airport | Jackson | 517-796-9368 | www.slippeddiscproductions.com | Thu-Fri 6-11 PM, Sat noon-midnight | F

June 2

Chili Cook-Off

Lansing Center | Lansing | 517-702-6730 | 5-9 PM | $5 “all you can eat”

June 3-5

Festival of the Arts

Calder Plaza | Grand Rapids | 616-459-1300 | www.festivalofthearts.org | Fri noon-10 PM, Sat 10 AM-10 PM, Sun 10 AM-6 PM | F

June 8-11

Cereal Festival

Battle Creek | 269-962-2240 | www.cerealfest.com | Thu 1-7 PM, Fri 9 AM-3 PM, Sat 8 AM-10 PM, Sun 8 AM-6 PM | F

June 8-11

Waterfront Film Festival

Saugatuck | 269-857-8351 | www.waterfrontfilm.org | Thu 6 AM-11 PM, Fri-Sun 9 AM-10 PM | Individual tickets $8-$10, festival passes $55-$250

June 9-11

National Asparagus Festival

Shelby | 231-861-8110 | www.nationalasparagusfestival.org | Fri 11 AM-5:30 PM, Sat 8:30 AM-midnight, Sun 7:30 AM-noon | F

June 9-11

Three Oaks Flag Day Festival

Three Oaks | 269-469-5409 | www.harborcountry.org | Various times | F

June 9-10

Vicksburg Old Car Festival

Vicksburg | 269-649-1701 | www.vicksburgoldcarfestival.com | Fri 6-10 PM, Sat 7 AM-3:30 PM | F

June 10-11

Feast of the Strawberry Moon

Harbor Island | Grand Haven | 616-842-0700 | www.grandhavenchamber.org | Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 9 AM-4 PM | $3, $12 per family

June 10

PT Cruiser Car Show

Domaine Berrien Cellars | 398 E. Lemon Creek | Berrien Springs | 269-473-9463 | www.domaineberrien.com | noon-5 PM | F

June 10-17

Spring Lake Heritage Festival

Downtown | Spring Lake | 616-842-1393 | www.slheritagefestival.com | Various times | F

June 16-18

Gizzard Fest

Downtown | Potterville and Lake Alliance | 517-645-2313 | www.gizzardfest.com | Fri 6 PM-midnight, Sat 7 AM-dusk, Sun 9 AM-7 PM | F

June 16-18

Harborfest

Riverfront Park and downtown | South Haven | 800-764-2836 | www.shharborfest.com | Fri 5-10 PM, Sat 8 AM-10 PM, Sun 8 AM-3 PM | F

June 16-18

Ludington Carferry Festival

Waterfront Park | Ludington | 231-845-0324 or 800-542-4600 | www.ludington.org | Fri 5-9 PM, Sat 8 AM-10 PM, Sun 8 AM-4 PM | F

June 16-18

Riverbank Traditional POwWow

Adado Riverfront Park | Lansing | 517-393-7236 | Fri 6-10 PM, Sat 10 AM-dusk (grand entry 1 and 7 PM), Sun 10 AM-5 PM (grand entry noon) | F

June 16-18

Summer Solstice Jazz Festival

Downtown | East Lansing | 517-319-6927 | www.cityofeastlansing.com | Fri-Sat 4:30-10:30 PM | F

June 17-18

White Lake Area Arts & Crafts Festival

Funnell Field | Whitehall | 800-879-9702 | www.whitelake.org | Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 11 AM-4 PM | F

June 22-25

Linden Summer Happening

Downtown | Linden | 810-735-9260 | www.lindensummerhappening.org | Thu 5:30-10 PM, Fri 11 AM-1 AM, Sat 8 AM-1 AM, Sun 10 AM-6 PM | $5 cover charge for entertainment tent, all other events free

June 23-24

festival of the Moon/ Festival of the Sun

Burchard Park | Lansing | 517-485-4283 | www.festivalofthesun.com | Fri 6-10 PM, Sat 2-10 PM | Fri $5, Sat $13 before June 23, $15 at the door

June 23-25

Kalamazoo Valley Antique Tractor, Engine & Machinery Show

Gilmore Car Museum | 6865 Hickory | Hickory Corners | 269-671-5089 | www.gilmorecarmuseum.org | 9 AM-5 PM | $7, children under 11 free

June 24

Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

Grand Haven City Beach | Grand Haven | 616-842-4910 | www.grandhavenchamber.org | 9 AM-noon | Participant fee $5 per individual, $10 family/group of five or less, spectators free

June 24-25

Eaton Rapids Dam Festival

Miller Complex | 635 State | Eaton Rapids | 517-663-4712 | Sat 8 AM-dusk, Sun 8 AM-6 PM | F

June 24-25

Grand Haven Art Festival

Washington (between Harbor and 3rd) | Grand Haven | 616-842-4910 | www.grandhavenchamber.org | Sat-Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

June 24

Lake Michigan Shore Wine Festival

Weko Beach | Bridgman | 773-353-2929 | 4-10 PM | $5

June 25

20th Annual Log Cabin Day

Statewide | 269-925-3836 | www.qtm.net/logcabincrafts/brochure | Various times | Most admissions free

June 29-July 9

Muskegon Summer Celebration

Heritage Landing (Muskegon Lake) | Muskegon | 231-722-6520 or 800-585-3737 | www.summercelebration.com | Thu 6/29, 5:30-11 PM; 6/30-7/9 noon-11 PM | $90 festival pass, $45 children 6-12

June 30-July 4

Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival

W.K. Kellogg Airport | Battle Creek | 800-397-2240 | www.bcballoons.com | Fri noon-6:30 PM, Sat-Mon 6:30 AM-10:15 PM, Tue 10 AM-6:30 PM | Various admissions, children “four feet and under” free

July 1

Great American Music Festival And Fireworks Display

Downtown | Three Oaks | 269-756-3121 | www.harborcountry.org | Various times, fireworks at dusk | F

July 1

International Cherry Pit Spit Competition

Tree-Mendus Fruit Farm | 9351 E. Eureka Rd. | Eau Claire | 269-782-7101 or 877-863-3276 | www.treemendus-fruit.com | 10 AM-3 PM | F

July 1

Lakeside Arts and Crafts Festival

Lakeside Park | Lakeside | 269-469-5059 | www.harborcountry.org | 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 2

Reds, Whites & BBQ!

Round Barn Winery | 10983 Hills Road Baroda | 800-716-9463 | www.roundbarnwinery.com | 2-8 PM | $5

July 6-8

Kalamazoo Blues Festival

Arcadia Festival Place | Kalamazoo | 269-381-6514 | www.kvba.org | Thu 5-10:30 PM, Fri 5 PM-12:30 AM, Sat noon-12:45 AM | $5-$12, children under 13 free

July 8-9

Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff

Lake Bluff Park | Saint Joseph | 269-983-0271 | www.krasl.org | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 10-16

Common Ground Festival

Adado Riverfront Park | Lansing | 517-267-1502 | www.commongroundfest.com | Mon-Fri 5:30-11 PM, Sat-Sun noon-11 PM | $25 when purchased before 7/1, $29 after; $79 seven-day pass if purchased before 7/1, $89 after; children 10 and under free

July 13-16

Venetian Festival

Silver Beach | Saint Joseph | 269-983-7917 | www.venetian.org | Thu 1-11 PM, Fri noon-11:30 PM, Sat 10 AM-11:30 PM, Sun 8:30 AM-7 PM | Concert tickets $15-$45, but most other events free

July 18-22

National Baby Food Festival

Main Street | Fremont | 231-924-0770 or 800-592-2229 | www.babyfoodfest.com | Various times | F

July 19-22

Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair

Downtown | Ann Arbor | 734-662-3382 | www.michiganguild.org | Wed-Fri 10 AM-9 PM, Sat 10 AM-6 PM | F

July 21-23

Muskegon Air Fair

Muskegon County Airport | Muskegon | 231-722-6520 | www.muskegonairfair.com | Fri 5:30-10 PM, Sat-Sun 10 AM-6 PM | $26

July 22

Celebrate White Lake

Goodrich Park | White Lake | 231-893-4585 | www.whitelake.org | 10 AM-5 PM | F

July 28-August 6

Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival

Various downtown locations | Grand Haven | 888-207-2434 | www.ghcgfest.org | Various times | Charge for evening entertainment, most other events free

July 29

Beer, Brats And Honky Tonk

Saugatuck Center for the Arts | 400 Culver | Saugatuck | 269-857-2399 | www.sc4a.org | 4-7 PM | $5

July 29

Fruitland Blueberry Festival

Fruitland Township Park | Whitehall | 231-766-3208 | www.whitelake.org | 8 AM-5 PM | F

August 2-5

Abbott’s Magic 69th Annual Get Together

Downtown | Colon | 800-926-2442 | www.abbottmagic.com | 9 AM-10 PM | $5-$15, some events free

August 4-5

Lansing JazzFest

Old Town | Lansing | 517-371-4600 | www.jazzlansing.com | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat 2 PM-midnight | F

August 5

Riverfolk Music and Art Festival

Carr Park | Manchester | 877-748-3655 | www.riverfolkfestival.org | 11 AM-midnight | $12 in advance, $15 at the gate, children under 11 free

August 6

Minard Mill Bicycle Tour and Wienie Roast

All tours begin and end at R.W. Kidder Middle School | Rives Junction | Jackson | 517-750-7525 | www.cascadescyclingclub.org | Various routes and times | Advance registration by July 22, $15 per individual, $32 per family (one or two adults plus children ages 5-17); after July 22, $20 individual, $42 family, children under 5 free

August 8

Clown Band Concert and Corn Roast

Historic White Pine Village | 1687 S. Lakeshore | Ludington | 231-843-4808 | www.historicwhitepinevillage.org | 4-9 PM | Various admission prices

August 8-13

Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival

Ludington | 231-757-4766 | www.michfest.com | Women only (except for children) | Various prices

August 9-12

Summer Fest

Historic Downtown | Coopersville | 616-997-5164 | www.coopersville.com | Various times, most evening entertainment begins 7 PM | F

August 10-13

National Blueberry Festival

Downtown | South Haven | 800-764-2836 | www.blueberryfestival.com | Various times, most evening entertainment begins 7 PM | F

August 11-12

Chalk the Block on the Bluff

Downtown | Saint Joseph | 269-985-1111 | www.sjtoday.org | Fri 5-10 PM, Sat 10 AM-10 PM | F

August 11-13

Great Lakes Folk Festival

Michigan State University | East Lansing | 517-432-4533 | www.greatlakesfolkfest.net | Fri 6-10:30 PM, Sat noon-10:30 PM, Sun noon-6 PM | F

August 11-13

Ship & Shore Art and Music Festival

Whittaker | New Buffalo | 269-469-5409 | www.newbuffalo.org | Fri 6 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-6 PM | F

August 18-19

White Lake Maritime Festival

Goodrich Park | White Lake | 800-879-9702 | www.whitelake.org | Fri 4 PM-midnight, Sat 10 AM-midnight | F

August 19-20

CC Michigan Fiber Festival

Allegan County Fairgrounds | Allegan 269-948-2497 | www.michiganfiberfestival.org | Sat 9 AM-6 PM, Sun 9 AM-4 PM | $4, $6 weekend pass, children 8 and under free

August 23-September 4

Michigan State Fair

Michigan State Fairgrounds | Eight Mile and Woodward | Detroit | 313-369-8200 | www.michigan.gov | 10 AM-10 PM | $9, $4 children 2-11, children under 2 free

August 25-26

We’re Movin’ On Afrikan-American Festival

Riverbank Park | Flint | 810-789-7324 | Noon-9:30 PM | F

August 26-27

Cooper’s Glen Music Festival

Kalamazoo Nature Center | Kalamazoo | 269-381-1574 | www.naturecenter.org | Sat 9:30 AM-10 PM, Sun 9 AM-5 PM | $20, $35 for two-day pass, children 15 and under free

September 2-3

Lama Fest

Michigan State University | East Lansing | 517-655-5988 | ww.lamafest.com | Sat 8:30 AM-7 PM, Sun 8:30 AM-4 PM | F

September 7-10

Michigan Flywheelers Antique Engine and Tractor Show

Michigan Flywheelers Museum | 06285 68th | South Haven | 269-639-2010 | www.michiganflywheelers.org | Thu-Sat 8 AM-6 PM, Sun 8 AM-2 PM | $4, children under 13 free

September 15-16

Grand Haven Salmon Festival

Downtown and waterfront | Grand Haven | 800-968-0894 | www.visitgrandhaven.com | Fri 5-11:30 PM, Sat 10 AM-midnight | Wine tasting and salmon cook-off $15, other events free

September 16-17

Old Town Bluesfest

Old Town | Lansing | 517-371-4600 | www.oldtownbluesfest.com | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat 2 PM-midnight | F

September 23-24

American Heritage Festival

Woldumar Nature Center | 5739 Old Lansing | Lansing | 517-322-0030 | www.woldumar.org | 10 AM-5:30 PM | $5

September 23-24

Apple Fest

Central Riverside Park | Belding | 616-794-0060 | www.beldingchamber.com | Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 11 AM-4 PM | F

September 23

Free Museum Living History Day

Michigan Maritime Museum | 260 Dychman | South Haven | 800-747-3810 | www.michiganmaritimemuseum.org | 10 AM-4 PM | F

September 29-30

Fall Fest

North Mears Parking Lot | Whitehall | 800-879-9702 | www.whitelake.org | Fri 4 PM-midnight, Sat 10 AM-midnight | $3 door charge 8 PM-midnight, all other times free

September 30

Grand Duck Quacker Duck Race

Waterfront Stadium | Grand Haven | 616-846-2015 | www.visitgrandhaven.com | 11 AM-3 PM | F

WISCONSIN

Through May 21

See America Week

Statewide at Wisconsin Welcome Centers | 800-236-7529 | www.travelwisconsin.com | F

May 19-21

Syttende Mai Norwegian Constitution Day

Downtown | Stoughton | 608-873-7912 | www.stoughtonwi.com | Fri 9 AM-10 PM, Sat 9 AM-11 PM, Sun 9 AM-5 PM | $5 most events

May 25-29

Chocolate Fest

Hwy. 36 and Maryland | Burlington | 262-763-3300 | www.chocolatefest.com | Thu 4-10 PM, Fri 4-11:30 PM, Sat-Sun 11 AM-11:30 PM, Mon noon-7 PM | $5 in advance, $6 at the gate, children 5-12 $2.50 in advance, $3 at the gate, children under 5 free

May 26-29

New Glarus Community Fest

New Glarus Village Park | New Glarus | 800-527-6838 | www.swisstown.com | Fri 5-11 PM, Sat 8:30 AM-midnight, Sun 9 AM-midnight, Mon 9:30 AM-4 PM | F

June 2-4

Festa Italia

McKee Park | Fitchburg | 608-424-1314 | www.iwcmadison.com | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat 11 AM-midnight, Sun 11 AM-7 PM | F

June 2-4

CC Great Wisconsin Cheese Festival

Doyle Park | Little Chute | 920-788-7390 | www.littlechutewi.org | Fri 4 PM-midnight, Sat 10 AM-midnight, Sun 8 AM-5 PM | $3 in advance, $4 at the gate, children 4-12 $1 in advance, $2 at the gate, admission all day Sunday free

June 2-4

Roger Bright Memorial Musicfest

Downtown | New Glarus | 800-527-6838 | www.swisstown.com | Fri 7-11 PM, Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-6 PM | F

June 3

Milwaukee Highland Games/Scottish Fest

Old Heidelberg Park | Milwaukee | 414-422-9235 | 9 AM-9 PM | $10, children under 10 free

June 5

Art on the Island

Oven Island | Lakeside Park | Fond du Lac | 920-923-3010 or 800-937-9123 | www.fdl.com | 10 AM-4 PM | F

June 9-11

Cesky Den Czech Heritage Festival

Hillsboro Firemen’s Park | Hillsboro | 608-489-2521 | www.ceskyden.com | Fri 6-10 PM, Sat 9 AM-9 PM, Sun 9 AM-3:30 PM | $5-$8

June 9-11

Walleye Weekend

Lakeside Park | Fond du Lac | 920-923-3010 or 800-937-9123 | www.fdl.com | Fri 3-9 PM, Sat 8 AM-9 PM, Sun 8 AM-6 PM | F

June 15-18

Chilton Summer Festival

Chilton | 920-418-1650 | www.chiltonchamber.com | Thu 7-10 PM, Fri 8 AM-7 PM, Sat 7 AM-midnight, Sun 11 AM-7 PM | Street dances are $8 or $10 for a two-day pass, all other events free

June 15-18

Harborfest

Festival Park | 501 Lake | Racine | 800-272-2463 | www.harborfest.org | Thu 5 PM-midnight, Fri 5 PM-1 AM, Sat 4 PM-1 AM, Sun noon-8 PM | $9, $6 seniors 62+, children under 13 free

June 17

Remote Control Air Show

Wellnitz Field | Fond du Lac | 920-926-0551 | www.fdl.com | 9 AM-4 PM | $2 per car

June 17

Victorian Days

Nathan Strong Park | Berlin | 920-361-2460 | www.1berlin.com | 10 AM-4 PM | $10 for house tours, other events free

June 18

Father’s Day Antique Car and Truck Show

Lakeside Park | Main Street | Fond du Lac | 920-923-3010 or 800-937-9123 | www.fdl.com | 8 AM-3 PM | F

June 23-25

Heidi Fest/Taste & Treasures

New Glarus | 800-527-6838 | www.swisstown.com | Fri 7:30 PM (performance of Heidi), Sat 9:30 AM-10 PM, Sun 9:30 AM-4 PM | Tickets for the play are $8, $6 children 11 and under, all other events free

June 23-25

Polish Fest

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-529-1055 | www.polishfest.org | Fri-Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-10 PM | $8 in advance, $10 at the gate, $7 seniors 55+, children 15 and younger free

June 24

Base Ball History Day

Old World Wisconsin | Eagle | 262-594-6300 | www.wisconsinhistory.org | 10 AM-5 PM | $14, $12.50 seniors 65+, $8.50 children 5-12, $39 family pass (two adults and two children, $3 per additional child)

June 24-25

Cedarburg Strawberry Festival

Downtown Historic District | Cedarburg | 800-237-2874 | www.cedarburgfestivals.org | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 8 AM-5 PM | F

June 24

Wildflower Walk

Old World Wisconsin | Eagle | 262-594-6300 | www.wisconsinhistory.org | 7-10 AM | $10; reservations required

June 25

GreekFest

Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds | Hwy. 45 S | Fond du Lac | 920-923-3010 or 800-937-9123 | www.fdl.com | 11 AM-7 PM | F

June 25

Swedish Midsommar Celebration

Old World Wisconsin | Eagle | 262-594-6300 | www.wisconsinhistory.org | 11 AM-4 PM | $14, $12.50 seniors 65+, $8.50 children 5-12, $39 family pass (two adults and two children, $3 per additional child)

June 29-July 9

Summerfest

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-273-3378 | www.summerfest.com | noon-midnight | $8 weekdays, $15 evenings after 4 PM and weekends, $3 seniors 60+ and children 3-10, children under 2 free; $23 two-day pass

July 1

Rhythm & Booms

Warner Park | Madison | 608-833-6717 | www.rhythmandbooms.com | dusk | F

July 8-9

Belgian Days

Brussels Town Park | Brussels | 920-825-1418 | www.doorcounty.com | Sat noon-10 PM, Sun 10 AM-6 PM | $2 Sat, $1 Sun (includes raffle)

July 8-September 4

CC Bristol Renaissance Faire

12550 120th | Kenosha | 847-395-7773 | www.renfair.com | Sat-Sun 10 AM-7 PM, also Mon September 5, 10 AM-7 PM | $18.95 adults, students and seniors $16.95, children 5-12 $9.95, children under 5 free

July 13-16

Riverfest

Riverside | Beloit | 800-423-5648 | www.beloitriverfest.com | Thu 5-11 PM, Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-11 PM | $10, reserved seats $25, $3 children 6-12, children under 6 free

July 15-16

Outdoor Arts Festival

John Michael Kohler Arts Center | 608 New York | Sheboygan | 920-458-6144 | www.jmkac.org | Sat 10 AM-5 PM, Sun 10 AM-4 PM | F

July 15

Schuetzen Fest

Wilhelm Tell Grounds | New Glarus | 800-527-6838 | www.ngschuetzenfest.com | Shooting competition begins at 9 AM | F

July 20-23

Festa Italiana

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-223-2808 | www.festaitaliana.com | Thu 2 PM-midnight, Fri-Sat 11:30 AM-midnight, Sun 11:30 AM-10:30 PM | $10 in advance, $12 at the gate

July 22

Dodgeville Blues Fest

Downtown | Dodgeville | 608-935-9200 | www.dodgevillebluesfest.com

noon-10:30 PM | F

July 22-23

Hmong Summer Festival

Kiwanis Park | Sheboygan | 920-458-0808 | www.hmaaweb.org | 7-9 PM | $2

July 28-30

German Fest

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-464-9444 | www.germanfest.com | Fri-Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-10:30 PM | $8 in advance, $10 at the gate, $5 seniors 60+ and students at the gate, children under 13 free

July 29-30

St. Spyridon Greek Festival

Deland Park | Sheboygan | 920-457-6376

Sat-Sun noon-8 PM | F

August 3-13

Wisconsin State Fair

Wisconsin State Fair Park | 8200 W. Greenfield | West Allis | 800-884-3247 | www.wistatefair.com | Mon-Thu 8 AM-11 PM, Fri-Sun 8 AM-midnight, Sun 8/13 8 AM-9 PM | $6 in advance, $8 at the gate, $6 seniors 60+ and disabled at the gate, $2 children 7-11 in advance, $3 at the gate, children under 7 free

August 4-6

African World Festival

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-372-4567 | www.africanworldfestival-milwaukee.com | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat-Sun noon-midnight | $3-$10

August 4-5

Burger Fest

Seymour High School and downtown | Seymour | 920-833-6688 | www.homeofthehamburger.org | Fri 6-9 PM, Sat 6 AM-5 PM | $3 in advance, $5 at the gate, children under 13 free

August 4-5

Historic Third Ward Jazz Festival/Summer Sizzle

N. Broadway | Milwaukee | 414-273-1173 | www.historicthirdward.org | Fri-Sat 11 AM-11 PM | F

August 5

National Mustard Day

Mount Horeb | 800-438-6878 | www.mustardmuseum.com | 10 AM-4 PM | F

August 5-6

Pike River Rendezvous

Simmons Island Park | Kenosha | 262-653-4444 | www.kenoshaevents.com | Sat 9 AM-5 PM, Sun 9 AM-4 PM | F

August 5-6

Prairie Family Days

Praire Springs Park and Lake Andrea | Pleasant Prairie | 262-947-0437 | www.pleasantprairieonline.com | Sat 10 AM-11 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

August 6

Swiss Volksfest

Wilhelm Tell Grounds | New Glarus 800-527-2095 | www.swisstown.com | 1-6 PM | $7

August 11-13

Arab World Fest

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-727-5517 | www.arabworldfest.com | Fri 5 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun noon-10 PM | $8 in advance, $10 at the gate, children under 6 free

August 11-13

Shanty Days Celebration of the Lake

4th and Fremont | Algoma | 800-498-4888 | www.algoma.org | Fri 3-11:30 PM, Sat 10 AM-11:30 PM, Sun 10 AM-9 PM | $5, children 11 and under free

August 16-20

Venetian Festival

Flat Iron Park | Lake Geneva | 262-248-4416 | www.lakegenevajaycees.org | Wed-Fri 6 PM-midnight, Sat-Sun noon-midnight | F

August 17-20

Irish Fest

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-476-3378 | www.irishfest.com | Thu 5-10 PM, Fri 4 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun 11 AM-10 PM | $12, $8 seniors 60+, children under 13 free

August 17-20

Sweet Corn Festival

Angell Park | Hwys. 19 and N | Sun Prairie | 608-837-4547 | www.sunprairiechamber.com | Thu 6-10 PM, Fri 6 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun 11:30 AM-6:30 PM | $1, children under 6 free

August 25-26

The Little Chute Kermis Dutch Festival

Doyle Park | Little Chute | 920-788-7380 | www.littlechutewi.org | Fri 4:30-11 PM, Sat 11 AM-9 PM | F

August 25-27

Mexican Fiesta

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-383-7066 | www.mexicanfiesta.org | Fri 11 AM-11:30 PM, Sat-Sun noon-11:30 PM | $12

August 25-27

Serbian Days

St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church | 3201 S. 51st | Milwaukee | 414-545-4080 | Fri 5-11 PM, Sat noon-11 PM, Sun noon-10 PM | F

September 1-4

Rock River Thresheree

Edgerton | 608-868-2814 | www.thresheree.org | 8 AM-6PM | $5, $1 children 6-12, children under 6 free

September 1-3

Wilhelm Tell Festival

Wilhelm Tell Grounds | New Glarus | 800-527-6838 | www.wilhelmtell.org | Fri 8 PM children’s lantern parade, Sat 10 AM per-formance in German of Wilhelm Tell, 2 PM performance in English, Sun 9 AM-7 PM (play performed in English at 1 PM) | Tickets for the play are $10, $5 children 5-12

September 1-3

Wisconsin Highland Games

Waukesha County Expo Center | Waukesha | 414-774-2044 | www.wisconsinscottish.org | Fri 5-10:30 PM, Sat 9 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | $5 in advance, $8 at the gate, children under 13 free

September 1-2

Wisconsin State Cow Chip Throw

Marion Park | Prairie du Sac | 608-643-4317 | www.wiscowchip.com | Fri 5-11:30 PM, Sat 6:30 AM-11:30 PM | F

September 2-3

Taste of Madison

Capitol Square | Madison | 608-276-9797, ext. 10 | www.madisonfestivals.com | Sat 2:30-8 PM, Sun 11 AM-6 PM | F

September 8-10

Indian Summer Festival

Henry Maier Festival Park | 200 N. Harbor Dr. | Milwaukee | 414-604-1000 | www.indiansummer.org | Fri 4 PM-midnight, Sat noon-midnight, Sun 11 AM-10 PM | $9 in advance, $10 at the gate, $4 in advance or $5 at the gate for seniors 55+ and children 6-12, children under 6 free

September 16

Whooping Crane Festival

Necedah | 608-565-2101 | www.whooping-crane-festival.com | 7 AM-9 PM | Prices vary with event; $2-$5 adults, free-$5 children under 12

September 16-17

Willy Street Fair

Williamson | Madison | 608-256-3527, ext. 22 | www.willystreetfair.org | Sat 2-7:30 PM, Sun 11 AM-7:30 PM | F

September 16-17

Wine & Harvest Festival

Downtown Historic District | Cedarburg | 262-377-9620 | www.cedarburgfestivals.org | Sat 10 AM-6 PM, Sun 10 AM-5 PM | F

September 22-24

Cornish Festival and Celtic Celebration

Downtown | Mineral Point | 608-776-2658 | www.cornishfest.com | Fri-Sat 9 AM-7 PM, Sun 11:30 AM-4 PM | Registration fees for genealogy seminars and Cornish language classes, and separate admission for theater presentations; all other events free

September 23

Crawdy Crawn

Pendarvis | Mineral Point | 608-987-2122 | www.wisconsinhistory.org/pendarvis | 10 AM-2 PM | $8, $4 children 5-12, $22 per family