A midwestern getaway, Effingham, IL USA 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 sites – it's also a hotspot for live music and entertainment that'll make your heart sing. 

Stroll through our charming Downtown region, where talent spills out of cozy cafes and wine shops. Catch local singer-songwriters strumming guitars and belting out soulful tunes under the twinkly lights at Tuscan Hills Winery or lakeside, at Pinky’s. Or plan your stay around one of our Festivals & Annual Events!

And it's not just about the music – Effingham knows how to entertain. Check out our local theater, the Effingham Performance Center, for Broadway-worthy performances, stand-up comedians, mesmerizing dance troupes and more.

Effingham’s live music and entertainment scene isn’t just an experience, it’s a memory in the making. Let us set the stage for you… Download our Visitor Guide to learn more!

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…

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…

Girls having a picnic photoshoot at Lake Sara Astrid Johana Photography

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