Official Springfield Illinois Visitors Guide - 2017 - 45
S o m e t h in g f o r
Lincoln Land Charity Championship Tour
Illinois State Fair
Pasfield Park Golf Course
9-hole public facility that has
been part of the Springfield
golf scene since 1898. While
not extremely long, its narrow
fairways, undulating hills and
small greens will challenge
1700 W. Lawrence Ave.
Piper Glen Golf Club
Cited as a 4-1/2 star facility
by Golf Digest and listed as a
top central Illinois course by
Illinois Magazine. The course,
designed by Robert M.
Lohmann, provides dramatic
elevation changes, eye-catching prairie grass plantings, and
large undulating greens.
7112 Piper Glen Dr.
E ve ry s eas on
The Rail Golf Club
Robert Trent Jones, Sr. turned
a sprawling 240 acre dairy
farm into The Rail Golf Course.
Rated 4 stars by Golf Digest
and continually voted as one
of the best places to play golf
in Central Illinois.
1400 S. Club House Dr.
No matter the season there's always
something to do in Springfield!
Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon
The Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon in April takes
participants past historic Lincoln sites in downtown
Springfield. This USATF, tag-timed course, starts and ends at
the Old State Capitol and is open to all ages making it fun for
the whole family.
The Illinois State Fair
The 2017 Illinois State Fair takes place between August
10th and 20th from 7am to midnight at the Illinois
On the last Saturdays before
Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Holiday
Farmers Market takes place in the Illinois
State Fairgrounds. About 35 vendors from
central Illinois attend selling various
goods including seasonal produce.
Indian Summer Festival
A fall favorite, which takes place at the
Lincoln Memorial Garden and Nature
Center with live music, food, vendors,
contests, and activities for the
The Oaks Golf Course, Inc.
Opened in 1926 and features
over 6,000 yards of golf from
the longest tees for a par of
70. The course rating is 68.8
and it has a slope rating of 117
on Blue grass.
851 Dave Stockton Dr.
Holiday Farmers Market
Capital City Celebration
This annual July 4th celebration in
downtown Springfield culminates in a
fantastic firework display above the Capitol
For more information see the Seasonal Events section.
Holiday Farmers Market
1/9/17 9:11 AM