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August 2017

Sinister House

August 18 - August 21

Come visit Sinister House during the eclipse weekend a haunted attraction in Southern Illinois featuring state of the art props, detailed sets, and terrifying characters throughout. Open Friday, August 18 through Monday, August 21 8 PM to Midnight. Sinister House is a highly intense haunted attraction located just a few miles outside of Carbondale off N. Reed Station Rd. Discover the terror that lurks in the backwoods of Southern Illinois and find out why we are a must-see haunted house.…

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Crossroads Festival

August 18 @ 11:00 AM - August 21 @ 12:00 AM UTC-6
Southern Illinois University Parking Lot 18, Carbondale, IL 62901 United States + Google Map

          Join in all the fun at the SIU Crossroads Festival being held Friday, August 18-Monday, August 21! Enjoy the Food, Carnival, & Entertainment!   Festival Hours: Friday: 4pm-12pm Sat&Sun: 11am-12pm Mon: 9am-7pm  

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SIU’s Crossroads Art and Craft Fair

August 19 - August 20

Join us at the Crossroads Art & Craft Fair at SIU, just north of the arena to enjoy arts, crafts, and eclipse items for sale!

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Shadow Fest

August 19 - August 21
Washington Street Venue, 201 E Main St
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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Six vibrant performances, three days of music and one FREE weekend of fun. The City of Carbondale and Carbondale Main Street are excited to announce the lineup for Shadow Fest. The festival kicks off on Saturday, August 19 with performances by American Idiot, a tribute to Green Day; Big Love, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac; and Elevation, a tribute to U2. On Sunday, August 20, it’s all about the 80s. Johnny Rock-itt, That 80s Band and Superjam will take to…

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Native American Indian Festival During Solar Eclipse Weekend

August 19 - August 21

Little Grassy United Methodist Camp (LGC), 8 miles south of Carbondale, Illinois, is located very near the center line of the total solar eclipse that will be over southern Illinois August 21, 2017. In celebration of this event, LGC is hosting a Native American Indian Festival that weekend. Starting at noon on Saturday, August 19th and continuing till about 11 am Monday, August 21, there will be Native American Indian ceremonies of both traditional and religious nature. There will be…

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Carbondale Eclipse Marketplace

August 19 @ 8:00 AM - August 21 @ 5:00 PM UTC-6
First Mid-Illinois Bank Parking Lot, 509 S. University Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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Join us for live music, great food, and an unforgettable astronomical experience in Carbondale, Illinois. Marketplace hours will be on Saturday and Sunday from 11a.m-8p.m and Monday from 8a.m-3p.m. The marketplace will be located in the parking lot of First Mid-Illinois Bank, 509 S. University Ave in downtown Carbondale. Vendors spaces are full!

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Marketplace Vendors!

August 19 @ 10:00 AM - August 21 @ 3:00 PM UTC-6
First Mid-Illinois Bank Parking Lot, 509 S. University Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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20 Vendors are ready to meet your needs at the Carbondale Eclipse Marketplace!

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Eclipse Comic-Con

August 19 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM UTC-6
Southern Illinois University Student Center, 1255 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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$10 - $20

Join SIU for the Total Solar Eclipse and to celebrate... the first ever Comic-Con held at SIU Student Center! Over 50 vendors Special Guests Costume Competition Gaming zone You can view the Eclipse Comic-Con Schedule here.

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The Spiritual Travelers

August 19 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM UTC-6
First Mid-Illinois Bank Parking Lot, 509 S. University Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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The Carbondale Eclipse Marketplace will start off with a gospel set from The Spiritual Travelers of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Carbondale, IL.

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The Swamp Tigers

August 19 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM UTC-6
First Mid-Illinois Bank Parking Lot, 509 S. University Ave
Carbondale, IL 62901 United States
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We play honky tonk country, rockabilly and garage music in Southern Illinois. We love it and we hope you do, too.

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