2019 Festivals & Special Events

Festival or Special Event Name
Music & Details


Feb. 10

Customer Appreciation Day.  Logan Elliot is bringing his cigarbox guitars.  And for sale...will be a Bloody Mary bar.  We are providing free wings while they last.  California Jeff 2 - 5 pm

Sun.       May 12

Mother's Day Buffet featuring Hilltop Catering               

Ricky Allen Meredith 2 - 5 pm

Sun.     May 26

15th Annual Music & Wine Festival featuring                

Hickory River BBQ 

Dueling Pianos 2 - 5 pm

Sun.   June 23
Annual Chicken Wing Cook-off.  One of our most popular festivals!

Lick Creek Country Band                   2 - 5 pm


July 7

4th Of July Weekend!  Food by Skippers Island Food Truck

Poor Farm Road 2 - 5 pm


July 20

Shrimp Boil Featuring Hipbone Sam's Jack Flash Rolling Stones Tribute Show.  Food by Roberts Seafood

Mike Burnett 2 - 4 pm

Mississippi Leghound       4-5:30 pm

Jack Flash 6 - 9 pm


Aug. 4

Lammas - Celtic Harvest Festival!  Hand Of Fate Irish Beer

Emerald Underground

              2 - 5 pm


Aug. 25

Off The Wall Band.  So popular they made it to our special events page! Food by The Pizza Guy
Off The Wall Band 2 - 5 pm


Sept. 1

Labor Day Special!! Scott Nicholes & Kortney Leatherwood and food by Bruisers Food Truck  
Scott Nicholes & Kortney Leatherwood 2 - 5 pm


Sept. 8          

Rib Festival.  Enjoy delicious food prepared by Nuthatch Hill BBQ Company and this high energy party Band!

Captain Geech & The Shrimp Shack Shooters 2-5 pm


Sept. 22

Great American Steak-Out. Tomakawk Steaks prepared by Rennecker BBQ.  First time at Hill Prairie for Honky-Tonk Circus (Dennis Stroughmatt)

Honky-Tonk Circus 2-5 pm


Oct. 6

Oktoberfest.  Hand of Fate Beers and Renneker Brats & German food.

Mary Jo Curry Blues Band

           2 - 5 pm     



Oct. 20

Chili Bowl.  A popular fall event with great tunes!

Poor Farm Road 2 - 5 pm


Festivals & Special Events

Fantastic Festivals are a major draw in Menard County in central Illinois. Our major festivals and events are listed below with additional details. Large crowds often attend our weekend festivals that feature live music and often feature grilled or specialty food.  For more information, please call 217.635.9900.  

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