The Ultimate Guide To Upcoming Events For May 23rd – May 29th, 2024

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Check out these local events that are happening in the surrounding areas! 


Thursday, May 23rd


Shiloh, IL – Our summer concert series is BACK! Join us Thursday, May 23 from 5-9pm for live music, beer/wine/cocktails on the patio. Music from Andrew Dahle from 6-9pm!

Time: 5 PM – 9 PM

Live Blues Night

Belleville, IL – This Thursday, CALLING ALL BLUES LOVERS!! “Live Blues Night” Enjoy an evening of Live Blues feat, solo guitarist Vernon Williams!! Come relax and enjoy your fav cigar! We open at 6pm…

Time: 7:30 PM – 11 PM

Live Blues Night

Belleville, IL – This Thursday, CALLING ALL BLUES LOVERS!! “Live Blues Night” Enjoy an evening of Live Blues feat, solo guitarist Vernon Williams!…

Time: 7:30 PM – 11 PM


Friday, May 24th

Memorial Day Weekend Open Garden Event @ Hostas on the Bluff

Fairview Heights, IL – We are going to open the gardens up to celebrate Memorial Day weekend. There are over 250 Hosta varieties to choose from.
All military members receive a free Patriot or Minuteman hosta with any purchase…

Time: 10 AM – 5 PM

Live Music: Hudson and the HooDoo Cats

Belleville, IL – Blending the influences of Texas’ rockin’ blues, country, rockabilly, and swing, with St. Louis’ historic soul, jump-blues and groovin’ urban blues. Move and groove with the Austin, Texas born and raised, Hudson Harkins, songwriter, singer, drummer and bandleader, and his band, Hudson and the Hoo Doo Cats.

Time: 6 PM – 9 PM

VIP Allocated Whiskey Tasting

Fairview Heights, IL – …ALLOCATED ITEMS BEING SAMPLED: (3/4oz Pours)
Cream of Kentucky 7yr Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon, Penelope Rio Cask Finished Bourbon, Penelope Tokaji Cask Finish, Hancock’s President’s Reserve, Shenk’s Homestead Sour Mash Whiskey…

Time: 6 PM – 7 PM

R&N @ Danny’s Irish Pub (formerly Crehan’s)

Belleville, IL – Event by Rogers & Nienhaus. New name is Danny’s Irish Pub!!!

Time: 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

EVERY Friday Fish Fry at the Millstadt VFW

Millstadt, IL – Kitchen is open from 4-8pm (lots to choose from on the menu) – CLUBROOM opens at 4pm – Queen of Hearts drawing at 7pm

Time: 4 PM – 8 PM


Saturday, May 25th

Live Music: Adam Harbison

Belleville, IL – Join us for a FREE concert under the pavilion at our Cider Shed conveniently located between the Country Store and Restaurant at our Belleville Farm…

Time: 1 PM – 4 PM

Memorial Day Barn Bash!

Columbia, IL – Come enjoy Fried Chicken and BBQ Pork Steaks, and Brats, Fresh Corn Bread and the Best Drink Specials in Columbia, $2 Glasses of Wine, $1 PBR Cans!
Live Music by Barnyard Cats all evening!

Time: 2 PM – 6 PM

Summer Reading Kick-Off!

O’Fallon, IL – Exciting news! 🎉 OFPL’s Summer Reading Programs are back!
Join us in our outdoor event space for our summer reading kick-off bash! 🌞📚

Time: 10 AM

Raelynn Alyse & Josh Boyer

Waterloo, IL – Event by Vintage Wine Bar

Time: 3 PM – 6 PM

Caffeine and Chrome – Gateway Classic Cars of St. Louis

O’Fallon, IL – Celebrate our 25 years of classic car excellence at our May 25th Caffeine and Chrome! Our event starts at 9am; come partake in coffee and pastries (while supplies last)! 

Time: 9 AM

Community Yard Sale

O’Fallon, IL – Thornbury Hill Community Yard Sale is scheduled for 25 May 2024 from 7am to 1pm.

Time: 7 AM – 1 PM


Sunday, May 26th

Brunch, Bottomless Mimosas and Live Music from Tommy Halloran

St. Louis, MO – It’s a long weekend! Spend your Sunday having brunch and bottomless mimosas in the biergarten while listening to Tommy Halloran. We can accommodate large groups, so bring your friends. Cheers!

Time: 10 AM – 2 PM

Dazed n Confused @ Vintage Wine Bar

Waterloo, IL – Dazed n Confused STL

Time: 2 PM

SOS Live at Copperfire!

Belleville, IL – Come celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with great food, cold drinks and live music.

Time: 7 PM – 10 PM

Live Music: Zydeco Crawdaddys

Belleville, IL – Join us for a concert inside our NEW! Cider Shed. This concert is FREE and family-friendly. Delicious food & tasty drinks will be available for purchase from our Cider Shed; no outside food or drinks are allowed.

Time: 1 PM – 4 PM


Monday, May 27th

Memorial Day All Day Skate!

Belleville, IL – Enjoy 8 hours of skating for just $6.00*! PLUS every skater gets a free hot dog and drink! Games, prizes and tons of fun!

Time: 10 AM – 6 PM

Pioneer Monthly Win-a-Box: May

Fairview Heights, IL – IGC is proud to support the Pioneer format! so grab a friend and your best Pioneer legal deck and compete in our Monthly Pioneer Win-a-Box Tournament.

Time: 7 PM

Memorial Day at Fountain Inn

Valmeyer, IL – We will be serving
Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Brisket Sandwiches
Hot dogs
Sling N Scoops popsicle’s

Time: 2 PM


Tuesday, May 28th


St. Louis, MO – He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to St. Louis as MJ, the multi Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own.

Time: 7:30 PM – 10 PM

Sportsplex Summer Day Camp

Belleville, IL – Join the all new Sportsplex Summer Day Camp. Please see the website for details and registration.

Time: 7 AM


Wednesday, May 29th

Copper Hour 4-7 Wednesday – Fridays!

Belleville, IL – Happy Hour alert! Get ready for a flavor-packed extravaganza that’ll make your taste buds dance!…

Time: 4 PM – 7 PM