Champaign-Urbana Area Fall Festivals

Are you sad to see summer go or are you ready to welcome fall? The best way to usher in the new season is to attend one of the many fall festivals in the area. Here's our guide to fall festivals in Central Illinois. And we will continue to add to this list! Did we miss your favorite festival? Let us know so we can add it to the guide. What: 42nd Annual Arthur Amish … [Read more...]

Taste of Champaign-Urbana Preview

FLASH GIVEAWAY! We're giving away $25 in Taste of Champaign-Urbana tickets. SEE BELOW TO ENTER ...and hurry! Must enter by 1 p.m. on Friday, August 21. It's TASTE time! We are so excited to be part of this grand event, back in August for the second straight year. We're here to help plan your visit, so you can get the most bang for your buck. So what can you expect at the 45th … [Read more...]

Champaign-Urbana Area Summer Fairs and Festivals

Corn dogs, funnel cakes, lemonade shake-ups, oh my! Fair season is just around the corner and if you're looking for places to go for summer outdoor fun, you've come to the right place! Here's our guide to family-friendly summer festivals and fairs in and around Champaign-Urbana. Thanks to the Urbana Park District for sponsoring the June version of this guide. Don't miss the … [Read more...]

2014 Champaign-Urbana Area Fall Festivals

Just because summer is "over", doesn't mean we can't enjoy a few festivals here and there. Here's a guide to fall festivals in Central Illinois - we will continue to add to this list! What's your favorite?  What: 22nd Annual Scarecrow Festival When: Saturday, Sept. 13 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: AMBUCS Park, Urbana How much: Admission is free (fees may apply to some … [Read more...]

2014 Taste of Champaign-Urbana: A Preview

So, did you think that you missed the Taste of Champaign-Urbana? Not so much! After years of being in June, this annual community favorite will return in August - August 15 and 16, to be exact. So what can you expect at the 44th annual Taste of Champaign-Urbana?  Here's what you need to know: So, what can your family do without spending too much? The family stage … [Read more...]