August Events in Illinois
Check out this listing of August events and festivals in Illinois.
Alhambra Volunteer Fire Department Ag Day and Car Show
Aug. 2-3, 2019, Ahambra
The southern Illinois town of Alhambra in Madison County hosts Ag Day and Car Show each year to benefit the Alhambra Volunteer Fire Department. The show begins Friday at 4 p.m. and starts at 7 a.m. Saturday at Alhambra Township Park. The event, which has free admission, features antique cars, fire trucks, tractors and garden tractors. Weather permitting, you can catch a tractor ride and drive Saturday morning, Arch helicopter will land for a demonstration at approximately noon and a pedal tractor pull happens throughout the day. Other activities include a quilt show and a model train and Lego exhibit. A parade featuring antique fire engines, tractors and exhibit cars follows the car show on Saturday afternoon.
Visit the event’s Facebook page for this year’s schedule of events, how to enter the car show and other details.