Benton, Illinois

Upcoming Events in Benton Illinois


1 - 2 Family Fall Benton Festival - Live music, costume contests, Halloween parades, best decorated store front, pumpkin carving & painting contests, pumpkin cook-off, haunted hayrides and more!

Ph: (618) 439-6105 (Always call and confirm events)
Directions and Attractions Highway: Take exit #71off I-57, east on Main Street to Benton Square

1 - 2 Family Fall Festival - The Benton Square celebrates Fall with live music, costume contests, Halloween parade, pumpkin decorating contest and cook-off, a haunted hayride & more! Merchants decorate for the season. Activities and food for kids of all ages.

Ph: (618) 439-6105 (Always call and confirm events)
Directions and Attractions Highway: Exit# 71 off I-57, east on Main Street to the Square.


6 - 7 Annual Benton Christmas Arts & Craft Fair - 50-60 vendors bringing a wide variety of crafts. Decorated Christmas Tree Raffle, concessions.

Ph: (618) 439-7557 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free
Directions and Attractions Highway: Exit 71 at I-57, go east to DuQuoin St. Turn right to Hudelson St. General Information Hours of Operation: S: 9am-5pm Su: 11am-4pm Parking: On-site Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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