Local Events

Event Community Description
Pike County Color Drive Pittsfield The Fall Color Drive is a Pike County event held the 3rd weekend in October. Each community has vendors and programs for visitors to Pike County. The main information booth is on the courthouse lawn.
Western Illinois Fair Pittsfield The Western Illinois Fair is held in late June at the fairgrounds in Griggsville, Illinois.
Pig Days Pittsfield Pig Days is held the second weekend in July on the Court House lawn in Pittsfield. Pig Days was created many years ago to celebrate the fact that Pike County Illinois was the Hog Capital of the World.  This event is sponsored by the Pittsfield Lions Club.  Contact person is Kaye Iftner, Executuve Director Pike County Chamber of Commerce.  Telephone: (217) 285-2971; E-mail: info@pikeil.org.
Pittsfield Fall Festival Pittsfield The Pittsfield Fall Festival is held every Labor Day Weekend in downtown Pittsfield. The festivities begin on Thursday evening featuring vendors, evening activities, a carnival and Lions Kiddie rides.
Pike County Fair Pittsfield The Pike County Fair is held in July of each year at the fairgrounds in Pleasant Hill Illinois.
Civil War Days Pittsfield Civil War Days are held the first weekend in June on the east side of Pittsfield Lake. The Confederate and Union armies re-enact the Civil War. Visit www.pikelincoln.com for more details.