Wondering when holiday, winter & Christmas markets will be open this year in Illinois? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!
In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas & holiday markets in Illinois, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.
We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.
We hope you find this list helpful!
Illinois Christmas Markets 2022 Opening Dates
In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of Illinois’ biggest and best-known Christmas markets and fairs this year.
While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!
NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!
|Location||Christmas Market Name||2022 Dates||More Info|
|Aurora, IL||Marmion Christmas Craft Show||Nov 26 - 27||More Info|
|Bartlett, IL||Home for the Holidays – an Art and Craft Show||Oct 22||More Info|
|Belleville, IL||Belleville Christkindlmarkt||Nov 25 - Dec 23||Click here|
|Benton, IL||Benton Civic Center Holiday Gift and Craft Show||Nov 26||More Info|
|Bloomington, IL||Holiday Cheer Christmas Market||Nov 4 - 5||More Info|
|Bolingbrook, IL||Bolingbrook Annual Holiday Market||Nov 5 - 6||More Info|
|Carlinville, IL||Carlinville Christmas Market||Dec 2 - 3||More Info|
|Chicago, IL||Chicago Christkindlmarkt||Nov 18 - 24||More Info|
|Chicago, IL||One of a Kind Holiday Show||Dec 1 - 4||More Info|
|Crystal Lake, IL||A Country Christmas Arts & Craft Show||Oct 29 - 30||More Info|
|Decatur, IL||Decatur Holiday Arts & Craft Show||Nov 26||More Info|
|Elmhurst, IL||Wilder Mansion Holiday Market||Nov 4 - 5||More Info|
|Evanston, IL||Woman’s Club of Evanston Holiday Bazaar||Nov 19 - 20||More Info|
|Homewood, IL||Ravisloe Fetching Holiday Market||Nov 18 - 19||More Info|
|Joliet, IL||Annual Holiday Market at Louis Joliet Mall||Nov 12||More Info|
|LaSalle, IL||Christkindlmarket La Salle ||Dec 2 - 4||More Info|
|Lockport, IL||Christmas Christmas Crossroads Market||Nov 19 - 20||More Info|
|Millstadt, IL||Millstadt Weihnachtsfest||Dec 4||More Info|
|Morris, IL||3 French Hens Holiday Market||Nov 11 - 12||More Info|
|Palatine, IL||Fremd Booster Club Holiday Craft Fair||Dec 10||More Info|
|Palo Heights, IL||Kris Kringle Market||Dec 2 - 3||More Info|
|Peoria, IL||Kristkindlmarkt at the Lindenhof||Nov 19 - 20||More Info|
|Quincy, IL||Quincy Service League Holiday Gift Show & Sale||Nov 18 - 20||More Info|
|Quincy, IL||Oakley Lindsay Quincy Craft & Christmas Market||Nov 11 - 13||More Info|
|Rockford, IL||Rockford Arts & Rockford Crafts Holiday Spectacular||Nov 12 - 13||More Info|
|Springfield, IL||Small Business Saturday Holiday Market at Knob Hill Landscape Company||Nov 26||More Info|
|St Charles, IL||Christmas on the Fox Art and Craft Show||Nov 19 - 20||More Info|
|Wheaton, IL||Firefly Market - Holiday Edition||Nov 5 - 6||More Info|
|Wheaton, IL||Wheaton Mistletoe Market||Nov 17||More Info|
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