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Festivals and Special Events

Natural beauty combined with world-class events and festivals have earned St. Charles the reputation as the Pride of the Fox. St. Charles offers a variety of events all year long.

New! Events Hotline

Call 630.443.3959 for Details on Events from Four Local Organizations.

Happening Now

Sculpture in the park

Sculpture in the Park

05/01/2019 to 09/30/2019

A magnificent exhibition of original sculptures placed in beautiful Mt. St. Mary Park for visitors to view and enjoy.

Coming up

Past events

St. Charles Arbor Day Celebration

American Hophornbeam
04/26/2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

The St. Charles Tree Commission invites you to join in the celebration of Arbor Day in Lincoln Park on Main Street, between North 4th and North 5th Streets. This annual event features something for everyone – music, tree raffle, free perennial giveaways, educational materials for homeowners and tree related programs. More information:

Restaurant Week

restaurant tables
02/25/2019 to 03/01/2019

Get discounts at any of the 30+ participating restaurants, bistros, eateries and grills that make St. Charles a culinary delight during Restaurant Week!

Fine dining, ethnic cuisine, contemporary and beyond - St. Charles has a place at the table for you. For more information, visit the Restaurant Week page.

Jazz Weekend

Jazz weekend
09/06/2018 to 09/09/2018

Thursday-Sunday, the weekend after Labor Day
More than just great jazz music, the St. Charles Jazz Weekend encompasses venues all over St. Charles that feature visual art galleries/studios, music, literature, and arts programming.

ButterBurgers & Badges Fundraiser

08/30/2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

St. Charles Police Officers will be at the Culvers at 111 S. Randall Rd., in St. Charles August 30 from 4-8 p.m. to raise money for Special Olympics Illinois. It’s part of the “ButterBurgers & Badges” event that features local law enforcement officers serving Culver’s guests dining inside or visiting the drive-thru.

STC Live!

STC Live
06/06/2018 - 5:00pm to 09/05/2018 - 5:00pm

STC Live! provides summer fun in Downtown St. Charles every Wednesday and Friday evening. From June through the beginning of September, enjoy live, free entertainment at a variety of venues. These may include a local jazz combo, an aspiring vocalist, a magician, a dance troop, or an aspiring band. Visit our Facebook page each week for time, locations, and performers

Memorial Day Parade

Memorial Day parade
05/28/2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

The parade steps off at 6th and Main streets, and continues to Riverside Ave. A Memorial service immediately follows the parade at the Freedom Shrine, next to the Police Station on Riverside Ave.