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!
  • Chris Young LIVE

    Join Grammy-nominated recording artist Chris Young at the Effingham Performance Center on Oct. 23rd at 7:30 p.m.

  • Hobnob Harvest Market

    Visit Hobnob Market for a vintage and handmade antique show like no other October 3-4 at Tuscan Hills Winery!

  • Have Pig, Will Travel

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

Upcoming Events

  • Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 30 2014 .

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

  • 09/30/2014

    Helen Matthes Library will be having a lego club at 4 p.m. 

  • 10/01/2014

    Effingham High School Homecoming Parade is back! The parade will be from 6-7 p.m. Depending on the weather it could be delayed or cancelled, but let's hope Mother Nature stays in our favor.

  • 10/01/2014

    Everyone is welcome to enjoy The Lego Movie at Helen Matthes Library at 6 p.m. Free popcorn will be served!

Effingham Tourism treakaroo approved