A midwestern getaway, Effingham, IL USA Family of three meeting dog at the Effingham Farmers Market Astrid Johana Photography

Community Events

Our Community Events are where the heart of Effingham beats strong. Find authentic, local experiences for residents and visitors, both, to enjoy. From lively street festivals that take over the Downtown area to heart-pounding Sports events, we believe in coming together to celebrate all of life’s moments – the big and the small. 

Engage in heart-to-heart conversations, forge new connections and experience the genuine hospitality that makes Effingham feel like home. The warm and welcoming spirit of our community is what sets Effingham apart… Check out our Event Calendar and find out for yourself!

Musician playing at Moccasin Creek Festival Astrid Johana Photography

This Weekend

Whether you’re a thrill-seeker, a culture vulture or just looking to have a good time while you’re here, we’ve got you…

Musician playing at Moccasin Creek Festival Astrid Johana Photography

Live Music & Entertainment

Get ready to feel the pulse of Effingham’s live music scene! Our vibrant town isn’t just about rolling landscapes and historic…

Girls having a picnic photoshoot at Lake Sara Astrid Johana Photography

Submit Your Event

Fill out the fields, below, in order to have your events listed on our online calendar. Please note: Your event will not automatically be…