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  • Upcoming Events

    June 24-25, 2023
    Battle of the Apple River Fort
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm | Sat-Sun
    Interpreters will reminisce about the battle, cook a period meal and give musket firing demos. | More Info

    July 01, 2023
    Freedom Fest
    4-10 pm | Terrapin Park
    Parachute Show by the Army Golden Knights at 7 pm. Music, bounce houses, food booths and much more.

    Get Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks!

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The Elizabeth Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to provide you with a new E-Gift Card. The Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks e-gift card makes it fun and easy to keep local spending local. Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks give you access to participating restaurants, shops, services and entertainment in one place. With this card, you can write a personal message and send it to family, friends and colleagues via email, text, or physical copy. Recipients can choose to spend it at one of the participating Elizabeth area merchants-or mix it up and spend flexibly at multiple locations. All-digital and always available on your phone, Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks are great for the holidays, birthdays, teacher appreciation, coach gifts, or just to show your appreciation to a friend. Now you can give back to the community while you celebrate events like Christmas, Valentines Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Graduation—just to name a few!

Why supporting local businesses is so important.
Participating in this program means supporting the heart of what makes our community unique. The purchase of Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks provides support that the business community can rely on and keeps more money circulating through our local economy. Studies have shown that local independent retailers recirculate 47% of their revenue back into the community, while only 14% of national chains' revenue stays in the community. More dramatically, restaurants recirculate 73% of their revenue back into the community, versus only 30% for national chains. If you’re looking for a way to do some good or want to know how you can help the community you love, send an Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks e-Gift Card today!

Get Your ‘Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks’ E-gift Card Today!

How It Works:
1. Select the value of your Elizabeth Chamber Bucks.
2. Choose your recipient and send via email, text message or print.
3. The recipient can use that value to make purchases at participating card merchants.

Buy Energize Elizabeth Chamber Bucks Now!

Harvest Festival
Saturday, August 19, 2023
9:00am - 3:00pm
(Event Setup 8/18 3pm-8pm or
8/19 7am-8:30am)
Terrapin Park on Hwy. 20 in Elizabeth

Various activities will be conducted throughout the day!

Farmer’s Market ~ Food ~ Drink ~ Artisans/Crafters ~ Music ~ Yoga ~ Bike Tour ~ Workshops ~ Classes ~ Presentations

Elizabeth’s Harvest Festival is a celebration of the local farmers, producers, businesses, families and organizations who provide us with fresh food, crafted products, entertainment, and education. Local patrons and visitors are invited to experience “harvest in the heart of Jo Daviess County" and connect with the agriculture, arts, culture and character of the Elizabeth area.

Vendor Application (PDF)
Online Application

Elizabeth Area Chamber of Commerce
℅ Cheryl Rife, President
122 East Poplar Drive
Elizabeth, IL 61028