Elizabeth Farmer's Market
3:00 - 6:00 pm | Fridays
St Paul's Lutheran Church Parking Lot
Ride the Ups and Downs
May 06, 2023
7:30 am - 3:00 pm | $35
A self-paced, 1-day bike ride in Jo Daviess County, Illinois featuring hilly terrain, spectacular ridge-top panoramas and long-valley views.
More Info | Facebook | Register Here
Annual Spring Fling
June 03, 2023
9:00 am - 8:00 pm | Free
Bounce house, petting zoo, store sales, flea market, town-wide garage sales and much more.
Battle of the Apple River Fort
June 24-25, 2023
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
4-10 pm | Terrapin Park
Parachute Show by the Army Golden Knights at 7 pm. Music, bounce houses, food booths and much more.
Fourth at the Fort
July 04, 2023
Noon - 2:00 pm
Celebrate the Fourth at the Fort! Enjoy period games, dancing, listen to speeches and try Election Cake. | More Info
Aug 19, 2023
Sat 9am - 3pm | Terrapin Park on Hwy. 20
Come celebrate local farmers, producers, businesses, and organizations who provide us with fresh food, crafted products, entertainment, and more. Local patrons and visitors are invited to experience “harvest in the heart of Jo Daviess County". | Vendor Info | Register Online
Autumn Craft Fair/Scarecrow Fest
Oct 7-8, 2023
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm | Sun until 4 pm
Craft fair with over 90 artisans. Lots of variety and great food. Elizabeth businesses and residents create fun and original scarecrows for prizes. | More Info
Small Business Saturday
Nov 25, 2023
9:00 am - 9:00 pm | Sat
Forget about Black Friday...Save all your money for Shop Small Saturday!
Christmas at the Fort
Dec 02, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Celebrate Christmas—the 1830's way! Visit the Apple River Fort and take part in historical Christmas celebrations.