The Tourism/Recreation News section provides access to all State of Illinois press releases that have been published about state tourism and issues relating to vacation and recreation opportunities within the state.
- 04/17/2017 - Illinois State Fair Adds To Its Diverse, Dynamic Grandstand Line-Up
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The hottest concert line-up of the summer is nearly complete as State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon announces four more nights of entertainment at Grandstand for the 2017 Illinois State Fair. One final concert announcement is still pending at this time. Meanwhile, tickets for this blockbuster lineup will go on-sale Saturday, April 29th via Ticketmaster, and at the Emmerson Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds on Monday, May 1st.
- 04/07/2017 - IDNR Announces Schedule of Waterfowl Blind Site Drawings
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Waterfowl hunters are encouraged to mark their calendars for upcoming waterfowl hunting blind site random drawings to be held at several public hunting areas in Illinois in June, July and August.
- 04/03/2017 - IDNR Announces 2017 Schedule for Wingshooting Clinics
SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), in cooperation with a number of partners and co-sponsors, will conduct wingshooting clinics at sites throughout Illinois this spring through mid-November.
- 04/03/2017 - New Look Unveiled For Illinois State Fair
- 03/10/2017 - More Than 1,000 Youth to Compete in Illinois State Archery Tournament March 24th and 25th
- 03/02/2017 - IDNR Awards Illinois Biodiversity Field Trip Grants to Schools
- 02/27/2017 - Returning Illinois Products Expo Offers 'Taste of Illinois Agriculture'
- 02/21/2017 - Stars and Legends to Perform at 2017 Illinois State Fair