Entertainment near Carlyle Lake

Clinton County Illinois plays hosts to a number of festivals, concerts, fairs and special events throughout the year. Before your visit, be sure to check out what’s happening in the area during your stay.

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Enjoy Rock-n-Roll music from the 1950s with Elvis Presley impersonators along with a wide variety of other music at local concerts. In the summer, attend regattas on the lake and view fireworks on the Fourth of July. For good, old-fashioned family fun, the Clinton County Fair takes place in July. This week-long event features rides, tractor pulls, farm exhibits, and of course, everyone’s favorite fair food! In the fall, join us for the Harvest Thyme Festival in October. Kick off the holiday season with our Christmas in Carlyle celebration in Carlyle City Park and the Festival of Lights in Breese. Feeling really brave? Take the Polar Plunge with us in February and help raise money for the Special Olympics.

Also, don’t forget to visit our amazing local wineries for wine tasting events as well as live entertainment and other special events.

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Twelve Oaks Vineyards

18975 Vogel Rd, Carlyle, IL 62231

Twelve Oaks Vineyard offers a wide variety of wines. New to the list is Flight of the Red Baron, a sweet red. Vignoles was added in 2016. Also offering Chambourcin, Norton, Traminette, Cayuga White and Hummingbird Dance. Feel free to … Continue reading ...

Roundhouse Wine Company

1938 Dogwood Lane, Centralia, IL 62801

Wine Fest

Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery, 15469 State Rte 127, Carlyle, IL 62231

Held in September on the grounds of Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery, this wine event is a great way to spend a weekend....

Excel Brewing Company

488 South Broadway, Breese, IL 62230

Excel is best known for it’s signature pure cane sugar soda SKI, the Excel Bottling Company broadened it’s market to include hoppy West Coast-style beers and traditional German-style Lagers. Call for group tours. Hours: Monday & Tuesday – 8:00 – … Continue reading ...

Heartland Rivers Wine Trail – Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery

15469 State Rte 127, Carlyle, IL 62231

Not only can you sample fine local wines, but the restaurant serves first-rate barbecue. Banquet facilities are also available....

Covered in Chocolate

13551 Dam East Access Road, Carlyle, IL 62231

Jailhouse Rock

24 W Missouri St, Trenton, IL 62293

Put on your blue suede shoes and get ready to party with celebrity impersonator Elvis Presley....

Heartland Rivers Wine Trail – Crooked Creek Winery

24585 W 10th Street Rd, Centralia, IL 62801

Handcrafted Illinois wines are made in a peaceful, country setting. Open for tastings Fri, Sat & Sun afternoons....

A Fine Swine BBQ

423 West Hanover Street, New Baden, IL 62265

The Barbecue joint that prides itself in serving “championship” barbecue to the community, with fresh and high quality meats. Four types of meat are served – pork, brisket, ribs and chicken. Offering numerous fresh-made sides, desserts and Excel fountain soda … Continue reading ...

Makraft Brewing Company

531 South Poplar , Centralia, IL 62801

Hours: Thursday – Saturday 4:00 – 9:00...