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Our event will be held on October 7, 8, 14, and 15th, 2017

Lodgings and Points of Interest

There are several ways to explore the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive. Fair attendees, crafters, families, individuals, homemakers, and anybody interested in fall activities will surely enjoy the Spoon River Country in October.

Read on to see the lodgings, campgrounds, and attractions in Fulton County and the surrounding areas.

Bed and Breakfast

Forget-Me-Not Bed & Breakfast
271 N. Bernadotte St.
Ipava, IL 61441
Phone: 309-753-8212 | 309-753-8344

Peace of Earth Lodge
7 Miles Southwest of Astoria
Phone: 217-322-2865

Camping and Outdoor recreation

Anderson Lake State Conservation Area
N. IL 100 Hwy.
Astoria, IL 61501
Phone: 309-759-4484

Avondale Lake
1249 Co. 20 Hwy.
Avon, IL 61415
Phone: 309-335-0550309-465-3792

Evening Star Campground
23049 U.S. Hwy. 136
Topeka, IL 61567
Phone: 309-562-7590

Fulton County Camping & Recreation Area
Rt. 100
St. David, IL 61563
Located Between St. David and Bryant
Phone: 309-668-2931


Lake Canton
Camping, Fishing
25845 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Canton, IL 61520
Phone: 309-647-9600

Rice Lake State Conservation Area
Camping, Fishing
Located South of Banner on Rt. 24
Phone: 309-647-9184

Webb's Valley View Campground
Located on Rt. 24 East of Lewistown
Phone: 309-547-3183

Anderson Lake State Conservation Area
Phone: 309-759-4484

Avondale Lake
1249 Co. 20 Hwy.
Avon, IL
Mary Peterson, Phone: 309-335-0550 | 309-465-3792

Bald Eagle Wintering Areas
Rice Lake and Banner Marsh

Boat Launch in Liverpool
Illinois River Access

Canton Lake
Camping, Fishing
Near E. Chestnut St.
Phone: 309-647-0060

Fulton County Camping and Recreation Area
Rt. 100
St. David, IL 61563
Phone: 309-668-2931

Lake Canton
25845 N. Lakeshore Dr.
Canton, IL 61520
Phone: 309-647-9600

Lakeland Park in Canton
Fishing, Picnicking, Hiking, Biking, Driving Range, Playground
Phone: 309-647-4702

Rice Lake State Conservation Area
Camping, Fishing
Located South of Banner
Phone: 309-647-9184

Riverside Park in London Mills
Boat Launching Pad/Dock Along Spoon River, Statue of Liberty Replica

Spoon River College Arboretum
Phone: 309-647-4645


Heritage Grand Inn
1120 E. Linn St.
Canton, IL 61520
Phone: 309-647-9675

Ole Log Inn
115 E. Valley View Dr.
Banner, IL 61520
Phone: 309-647-0750

Red Lion Motor Lodge
1020 E. Laurel Ave
Havana, IL 62644
Phone: 309-543-4407

Spoon River Inn/Cottonwood Motel
805 S. Main St.
Lewistown, IL 61542
Phone: 309-547-3733

Super 8 Motel
2110 N. Main St.
Canton, IL 61520
Phone: 309-647-1888


Canton Inn

665 W. Locust St.

Canton, IL 61520

Phone: 309-647-7111

The Hotels at Grand Prairie Candlewood Suites

5300 W. Landens Way

Peoria, IL

Phone: 309-691-1690

Country Inn & Suites

5309 W. Landens Way

Peoria, IL 61615

Phone: 309-589-0044

Holiday Inn & Suites

7601 Orange Prairie Rd.

Peoria, IL 61615

Phone: 309-683-3399

Canton Harvester Inn

North of Canton Square

Canton, IL 61520

Phone: 309-357-5820

Hampton Inn & Suites

7806 N. Rt. 91

Peoria, IL 61615

Phone: 309-589-0001

Wingate by Wyndham

7708 N. Rt. 91

Peoria, IL 61615

Phone: 309-589-0033

Courtyard Peoria

1928 W. War Memorial Dr.

Peoria, IL

Phone: 309-686-1900

Residence Inn

2000 W. War Memorial Dr.

Peoria, IL 61614

Phone: 309-681-9000

Points of Interest

1839 Waterford School
Phone: 309-547-3721

Avon Depot
Avcom Park

Buckeye Church
Built in 1868
North of Smithfield

Burr Oak Tree
300 Years Old
Hwy. 9 in Fiatt

Camp Ellis Site
Between Bernadotte, Table Grove, and Ipava

Carnegie Library
Edgar Lee Masters Information

Civil War Monument
Greenwood Cemetery, Canton

Community Church
On National Register
Table Grove

Cuba Christian Church
Founded in 1832, Building Erected in 1895
Phone: 309-785-2831

Easley Pioneer Museum

Ellisville Library
Smallest Operating Library in IL
Phone: 309-293-4783

Fairview Reformed Church
Oldest Reformed Church
West of the Allegheny Mountains

First Hospital in Fulton County, Cuba

Ipava Log Cabin at Easley Pioneer Museum

Iron Bridges
Bernadotte and Babylon

Self-Guided Historic Tour Available
Phone: 309-547-4300

Old Fulton County Courthouse Pillars
Oak Hill Cemetery, Lewistown

Opera House
Restored To Turn-Of-Century Appearance

Presbyterian Church
Built in 1874

Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop Museum
Phone: 309-547-4300

Sinnett Chapel
Built in 1874
Northwest of Cuba

Vermont Cemetery Civil War Monument

Vermont Masonic Hall
On National Register
Phone: 309-784-2510

Victorian Homes
Brochure Available
Phone: 309-784-2510

Arts and Culture

Brown's Oakridge Exotics and Zoo
Walk-Through Zoo
Near RR 1, Smithfield
Phone: 309-783-2112

Dickson Mounds State Museum
5 Miles Southwest of Lewistown
Phone: 309-547-3721

Fulton County Arts Council Exhibits
Graham Hospital Atrium Gallery

Fulton County Playhouse
Phone: 309-668-2868

Parlin-Ingersoll Library Special Exhibits
Phone: 309-647-0328

Ross Hotel Museum in London Mills
Phone: 309-486-3707


Vermont Cemetery Tours

Another useful resource with information about events in Fulton County and the Spoon River Valley is the Fulton County Tourism Council.

We look forward to seeing you at the festival! Contact us at 309-647-8980 if you are interested in registering as a vendor.