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Welcome to Downstate Illinois

Discover Downstate Illinois covers more ground than any other Convention and Visitor's Bureau in the State of Illinois. We represent 21 counties stretching from the Mississippi River east of St. Louis, MO to the Wabash River west of Vincennes, IN. We are both rural and urban, allowing guests to enjoy big city life and simple, country treasures all at once!

Visitors come to our region for family friendly attractions, historic sites and outdoor recreational opportunities as well as over 900 annual events. While you're here, be sure to stay in one of our many hotels, lodges or quaint B&Bs. Visit our attractions, and check out our shopping destinations, cozy wineries and great local cuisine, too. Adventure is in Downstate Illinois!


April 8, 2024


Fun for all


in Downstate IL

Downtown Belleville Live Music Row

February 21, 2024 - February 25, 2024
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

Rockets Foundation 5K

February 24, 2024
Mount Carmel IL
Mount Carmel, IL

Line Dancing Lessons

February 28, 2024
Iron Saddle Ranch
Salem, IL

Downtown Belleville Live Music Row

February 28, 2024 - March 3, 2024
Downtown Belleville
Belleville, IL

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