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From new attractions to the latest events, stay up-to-date with the most current information on the ILLINOISouth blog!!!


Wineries & Craft Breweries are bubbling up in our area. Find a luscious white, a bold red, or a hoppy pale ale…there’s something for every palate!


Our territory is home to a thriving culinary scene! Dine like a king at a modern hotspot, get a burger at one of our famous drive-ins, or anything in between.


A trip to an art fair, a play in a historic theatre, hands on painting classes – whatever your creative inclinations, ILLINOISouth is all about the arts.


Communities all around ILLINOISouth are gearing up for Spring & Summer events! Check out our calendar for information!

Happening this Week
  • Fish Fry
    Friday, March 3, 2017
    American Legion
    Beckemeyer, IL
  • Southern Illinois Spring Classic 1/2 Marathon & 5K
    Saturday, March 25, 2017
    Parkside Elementary School
    Lawrenceville, IL
  • The Seven Last Words of Jesus
    Friday, March 31, 2017
    National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
    Belleville, IL
  • MASC presents Dancing at Lughnasa
    Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Capitol Theater
    Waterloo, IL
  • Fort de Chartres Colonial Trade Faire and Musket & Rifle Frolic
    Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Fort de Chartres State Historic Site
    Prairie du Rocher, IL
  • Baby Bonanza
    Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Rainbow Ranch Petting Zoo
    Nashville, IL
  • "Diamond Gala Jokers Wild"
    Saturday, April 1, 2017
    Monroe County History Museum
    Waterloo, IL
  • Sacred Music Concert
    Sunday, April 2, 2017
    Trinity Lutheran Church
    Centralia, IL
  • Over There, Over Here: Mascoutah in World War I
    Thursday, April 6, 2017
    Mascoutah Heritage Museum
    Mascoutah, IL
  • MASC presents Dancing at Lughnasa
    Friday, April 7, 2017
    Capitol Theater
    Waterloo, IL
  • City Wide Yard Sale
    Friday, April 7, 2017
    Columbia City Hall
    Columbia, IL