Events

What’s going on? In the Great Rivers & Routes region, it’s celebrating local brews with Craft Beer Week. Or turning your eyes to the skies for Eagle Watching. Taking a cruise along one of the region’s three great rivers. Sitting back and enjoying great outdoor concerts and live music.

And those are just a few of the countless events that fill up the calendar in the Great Rivers & Routes region. Whatever piques your interest, there’s an event for it.

Want to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a few hundred of your best Irish (or Irish for the day) friends? We do that.

Looking to get spooked at a haunted house – that’s actually haunted? We do that.

Seeking the adrenaline rush of watching a rider try to stay on the back of a bucking bull for eight seconds? We do that.

See what else you can do by browsing the listing of events. See you soon!

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Dec 7th, 2022

Santa Claus is coming to Edwardsville's Nickel Plate Station! Beginning at 12:30 PM on November 26, the Edwardsville Children's Museum will have crafts and hot cocoa while waiting for Santa's arrival. The…
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Dec 7th, 2022

From December 1 to December 31, FLOCK Food Truck Park is hosting a Holiday Pop-Up Bar! Enjoy specialty holiday cocktails, mocktails, beer, and wine in FLOCK's indoor space decorated with vintage holiday…
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Dec 7th, 2022

Begin your holiday celebration when you experience the enchantment of Christmas at the "Christmas Wonderland" holiday light display. The "Grandpa Gang" has been at it again transforming Rock Spring Park in Alton…
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Dec 7th, 2022

Join the Nature Institute on a night hike through the woods! On the trails of the Mississippi Sanctuary and Olin Nature Preserve the terrain is light to moderate (may include some elevation…
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Dec 8th, 2022

The Heartlands Conservancy Jingle Hike Challenge is back this year in holiday style! Jingle bells will be tied to 12 trees in parks throughout the Metro East from Thanksgiving Day to New…
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Dec 8th, 2022

The first ever Glenfestival of Trees will be held from November 15, 2022 to January 1, 2023 at the Glen Carbon Heritage Museum. Gather your friends, family, business, or non-profit team and…
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Dec 8th, 2022

Field Guides is an after school drop-off program for middle and high school students. Students will engage in lessons and demonstrations focused on biology, botany, and learn about the creatures that call…
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