Welcome to The Effingham Convention and Visitors Bureau

Located in Central Illinois where Interstate 57 meets Interstate 70, the City of Effingham has a little something for everyone. With 18 hotels and over 60 restaurants, Effingham provides the very best in service and hospitality and welcomes visitors to come spend a few days exploring what our vibrant city and surrounding communities have to offer.

The Funfest Amphitheater, MY Garage Museum, The Effingham Performance Center, Cross at the Crossroads, Firefly Grill, Tuscan Hills Winery and Lake Sara are just a few of the many attractions that make Effingham a tourism destination for thousands of travelers each year.

The City also hosts several annual events including the Corvette Funfest and Funfest for Air-Cooled VW hosted by Mid America Motorworks in the fall,  EffingHAM Music Fests several times a year, a food and entertaining expo hosted by the Effingham Performance Center in the fall, the Artisan Fair in April, Wonderland in Lights at Community Park in December, and Sculpture on the Avenues, an outdoor exhibition featuring artwork throughout the year.

The Effingham Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes you to spend a few days in our one-of-a-kind community! And invites you to contact us with any questitons you may have about our unique city!

Mid America Motorworks

Explore all Effingham has to offer, including Mid America Motorworks' "My Garage Museum" and their many events, including Corvette and Air-Cooled VW Funfests each year!

Tuscan Hills Winery

Come as their guest...leave as their friends. Tuscan Hills Winery will make you feel like you've stepped into Old-World Tuscany.

Firefly Grill

See what makes this oasis a culinary destination in the heart of the Midwest!
  • Wine & Music on the Lawn

    Head over to the Wright Mansion in Altamont September 13th from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for live music, wine and beer tasting, fundraisers, arts and crafts, raffles, food and more. 

  • Don Williams

    The EPC opens their new season with Don Williams September 19 at 8 p.m. Get your tickets today!

  • Have Pig, Will Travel

    Stop by the Visitor Center to pick up an "Effingham pig" and take him on your travels!

Upcoming Events

  • 09/02/2014

    Story time will begin at 10 a.m. at the Helen Matthes Library. Please contact them for more information. 

  • 09/03/2014

    Malware & Computer Cleanup will start at 6 p.m. at the Helen Matthes Library. For more information, please contact the Helen Matthes Library. Registration is required for this event. 

  • 09/03/2014

    Make & Take will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Helen Matthes Library. Please contact them for more information. 

  • 09/04/2014

    Identity Crisis will be performing at 6 p.m.

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