Woodstock, Illinois

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Woodstock, Illinois, USA

Entertainment & Events in Woodstock, Illinois

Night Life

  • DC Cobbs Bar & Restaurant
    226 Main Street
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    Located on the historic Woodstock Square
    815-206-5580
    The nightly hot spot for Woodstock is DC Cobbs. It features live music, DJs, pool tables, darts and more. A menu is offered seven days a week from 11am untill after midnight.  more

Concerts & Performances

  • Woodstock Mozart Festival
    121 Van Buren Street
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    815-338-5300
    Three weekends of orchestral and chamber music performances are held annually in July and August in the historic 1880's Woodstock Opera House. Recognized conductors and guest artists perform at this rare European-like venue, allowing patrons to enjoy the music of Mozart in different performance styles.  more

  • City Band Concerts in the Square
    Located at the Historic Woodstock Square
    815-338-5300
    During the summer you can enjoy City Band Concerts and Ice Cream Socials on the Square, one of Woodstock’s longest traditions. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and be entertained.

  • Off Square Music
    221 Dean Street
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    Located at the Unitarian Church
    815-338-5164
    Monthly folk concerts, hosted by a not-for-profit organization, are held every third Saturday of the month, beginning at 8PM. An intimate setting, a state-of-the-art sound system, and good viewing from every seat in the house contribute to an enjoyable evening.  more

Plays & Productions

  • TownSquare Players, Inc
    Located at the Woodstock Opera House
    815-338-1937
    Established in 1968, this is the oldest active community theatre group in McHenry County. Presently the company produces two shows per year, one musical and one drama.  more

Antique Shows & Auctions

  • YSB Car Show/Fundraiser
    Located in the Historic Woodstock Square
    815-338-7360
    More than 100 vintage hot rods and automobiles come to Woodstock each August for this car show and fundraiser. This family friendly event features games, and a DJ.

Arts & Crafts Shows

  • Fair in the Square Crafters Show
    Located on the Historic Woodstock Square
    815-338-2436
    Discover an array of handcrafted wares, as crafters from all over the Midwest come to the Historic Woodstock Square, each September for this fine craft show.

Festivals & Fairs

  • Woodstock Folk Festival
    3314 Elaine Drive
    Woodstock, IL 60098
    Located on the Historic Woodstock Square.
    815-338-4245
    This annual outdoor musical festival takes place on the third Saturday in July. It features folk, blues, Latin and Celtic music, as well as storytelling. A Children's Area, Open Mike Stage, and Story Stage are all part of the fun. The festival runs from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm, rain or shine, so bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a great afternoon of entertainment. Spring and Fall concert series are also offered at Congregational Unitarian Church.  more

  • Groundhog Days
    815-338-2436
    Every year townspeople have celebrated the filming of the movie "Groundhog Day" in Woodstock, in 1992. Food, shopping, entertainment and special events including a real, live, weather-predicting groundhog on February 2nd, a walking tour of filming sites used in the movie, a dinner/dance and auction, and much more are all part of the mid-winter fun.

  • McHenry County Fair
    815-338-5315
    The McHenry County Fair is held each August, featuring carnival rides, food booths, entertainment, animal and antique competitions, talent and queen contests, demolition derby, livestock judging, exhibits, and more.

  • Old Fashioned Harvest Fest & Fiddlers' Contest
    Located on the Historic Woodstock Square
    815-338-2436
    This day long celebration held each September features a farmer's market; old-time craftspeople including weavers, spinners and quilters; vintage farm equipment; blacksmithing; woodworking; wagon rides; children's activities; and a fiddlers contest for youth and adults.

  

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