8 Amazing Craft Shows In Illinois You Won’t Want To Miss

There’s something about craft shows that is simply delightful. It’s the idea of making something by hand and sharing it with the community that brings about shared joy. And there’s no better way to celebrate this special kind of local creativity than craft shows. Here are some of the best places to witness the abundance of talent that Illinois artists have to share…and just in time for the holidays!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

In such an artistically-driven place as Illinois, we’re well aware this list only begins to scratch the surface of the many local events out there. So if you could, please share with us some of your favorite fairs and festivals. We’d love to hear from you!