Metro-East Living

Send in your information for metro-east Festivals Calendar

The News-Democrat’s annual Festivals Calendar will run May 1 in the Lifestyle section.

If you have information about a festival — such as a homecoming, county fair, church picnic, town celebration, car shows — happening between May 1 and Oct. 31 in the metro-east, please send it to us by April 15.

You can email it to, fax it to 236-9773 or mail it to Festivals Calendar, Lifestyle, P.O. Box 427, Belleville IL 62220.

Include the name of the festival, times, dates, location, fees, food, music, special attractions, sponsor, schedule or any other important details. Items that run in the Festivals Calendar will be published again on the Thursday before the event in the What’s Happening listings in the Lifestyle section. You can send additional information as it becomes available.