Local Events




Western Illinois Fair


The Western Illinois Fair is held in late June at the fairgrounds in Griggsville, Illinois.

Pig Days


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


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


The Pike County Fair is held in July of each year at the fairgrounds in Pleasant Hill Illinois.

Civil War Days


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.

Movie Night


Join the CNB Bank & Trust for a FREE movie night on Tuesday, July 16th at the Pike County Courthouse! Bring your friends, family, and lawn chairs! The movie, Hotel Transylvania 3 , will begin at dusk and refreshments will be served.

Cash Mob


Picture Pittsfield Cash Mob at Bowler's Universe on July 18th The next Cash Mob will be at Bowlers Universe in Pittsfield on Thuesday July 18 from 5PM to 8PM. Let's celebrate Christmas in July! there will be a discount bowling food bundle and Bowler's Universe will debut a new appetizer platter and cowboy burger. Plus, you'll get to be one of the first to check out their new t-shirt business! Basket drawings thoughout the evening. Famlies welcome, so grab yours and let's have some fun!

Other Related Happenings


100 Years of Farm Bureau in Pike County - Member Picnic Celebrating the Centennial Saturday, August 3 2019 from 4PM - 8PM. On the lawn of the Pike-Scott Farm Bureau Building - 1301 E Washington St. Contact 217-285-2233 for more information.

Two Rivers Jeep Club 4 x 4 Safari


Date in May, for more information: www.wrjc.com , 866-483-3982, PO Box 47, Pittsfield IL 62363.

Two Rivers Jeep Club 4 x 4 Blast


Date in August, for more information: www.wrjc.com, 866-483-3982, PO Box 47, Pittsfield IL 62363.