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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Jul 3rd, 2024

Come enjoy the magnificent glow of the Alton Fireworks Spectacular at the Alton Amphitheater in Riverfront Park July 3! Enjoy live entertainment on the amphitheater stage before the light show begins in…
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Jul 4th, 2024

Join the Hakuna Matata for a Rockin' the USA one-hour cruise this Independence Day weekend with patriotic vibes, domestic beer, and fun on the river! You will find this cruise under the…
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Jul 4th, 2024

Shop, savor, and have some fun on each First Thursday of the month in Uptown Collinsville! Take advantage of restaurant specials, enjoy late night shopping, sales, pop-ups, tastings, product debuts, and live…
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Jul 4th, 2024

Join The Conservatory for Trivia Nights hosted by Damien Pickens! Have a drink, appreciate some art, and enjoy an evening of hosted trivia every Thursday in downtown Alton!
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Jul 6th, 2024

Find food, merchandise, vendors and more at this year's Jersey County Fair!Ring in the week-long festivities of the Jersey County Fair with a kick-off party and barbecue contest! The over 100-year-old fair…
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Jul 6th, 2024

Come shop on Carlinville Market Days every first Saturday of the month April - November! Locally-made goods, crafts, antiques, vintage and new clothing, jewelry, tools, home décor, baked goods, produce, and more…
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