Annual Events

Elizabeth Farmer's Market

Elizabeth Farmer's Market
May-October, 2019
3:00 - 6:00 pm | Fridays
Terrapin Park on Highway 20 West

Ride the Ups and Downs Bike Race
May 04, 2019
7:30 am - 3:00 pm | $30
One-day tour of beautiful northwestern Illinois. Ride the scenic, hilly backroads of Jo Daviess Co.  |  More Info  |  Register

Elizabeth Farmer's Market

Annual Spring Fling
Jun 01, 2019
9:00 am - 8:00 pm | Free
Bounce house, petting zoo, store sales, flea market, town-wide garage sales and much more.

Anniversary Battle of the Apple River Fort

Battle of the Apple River Fort
June 23, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Sun
Come to mark this important 187th anniversary. Interpreters will reminisce about the battle, cook a period meal and give musket firing demos.  |  More Info

Fourth at the Fort

Fourth at the Fort
July 04, 2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm | Thu
Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Apple River Fort! Enjoy period games and dancing, listen to speeches, try Election Cake and more!  |  More Info

Elizabeth Community Fair

Elizabeth Community Fair
Jul 19-Jul 21, 2019
Fri-Sun | Parade Sat 11 am
One of the last two community fairs remaining in IL.  |  Fair Info

Midwest Garlic Fest

Midwest Garlic Fest
Aug 10-Aug 11, 2019
Sat-Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm | Free
A celebration of garlic, food, family and music!  |  More Info

Folk Songs of Illinois

Goin' Down the Road: Folk Songs of Illinois, 1818-1960
Sep 06, 2019
6:00 pm | Fri
Enjoy an evening of music presented by folk musician Bucky Halker!  |  More Info

Autumn Craft Fair

Autumn Craft Fair
Oct 12-Oct 13, 2019
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Sun until 4 pm
Craft fair with over 90 artisans. Lots of variety and great food.  |  More Info

Scarecrow Festival

Scarecrow Festival
Oct 12-Oct 13, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm | Free
Pumpkin weighing, apple pie baking contest, scarecrow contest and more!

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday
Nov 30, 2019
9:00 am - 9:00 pm | Sat
Forget about black friday...Save all your money for Shop Small Saturday!

Christmas in Elizabeth

Christmas in Elizabeth
Dec 07, 2019
9:00 am - 9:00 pm | Sat
Annual Christmas in Elizabeth. Various events going on throughout the day.  |  More Info

Baseball Tournaments

Baseball Tournaments
April 20th - Braves April Early Classic
June 1st - Spring Fling Tournament
Junes 15th-16th - Boys of Summer Classic
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