Kirk & Pine Sts., Batavia Illinois 60510
Tall-grass prairies and high-energy physics come together at Fermilab. The Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is the home of the world's most powerful particle accelerator. Tour the lab, hike the prairie or go buffalo-gazing and bird-watching on this 6,800-acre site. And be sure to see the intriguing outdoor sculpture.
Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Meadville) Fountain Grove Conservation Area
(Kirksville) Sugar Creek Conservation Area
10/23 Coming to The Batavia area
Quad City Pride Fest Davenport IA June1-2 The festival is a street fair, a shopping mecca, a non-stop cavalcade of regional entertainment, a carnival, an interactive arts & sports jubilee, a smorgasbord of summer treats, and an open air picnic with a few thousand close friends, all capped off with a night of fireworks and a “new-fashioned” revival!
Burlington Steamboat Days Burlington IA June11-16 There are two stages on the concert grounds; the South Stage presents local bands and has two performances every evening, except Sunday night which has an early performance only. We also have a carnival midway with over 25 rides presented and many carnival games you can step up and play.
Farmington Strawberry Festival Farmington IA June14-16 Crafts, antiques, collectibles, games, and food booths are just a few of the things you will find lining the streets of the downtown area on these three days in June.
Western Illinois Fair Griggsville IL June26-30 Loads of fun for the whole family. Food, entertainment, rides, games, agricultural exhibits, animals, commercial vendors, kids activities, plus a whole lot more.
Promise Land Music Festival Ottumwa IA July12-13 Music Festival dedicated to bringing Fun, Affordable, Positive Entertainment to Southeast Iowa while introducing talented musicians to Southeast Iowa.
Great River Days Muscatine IA July24-27 The festival features a carnival, kids activities and attractions, as well as queen, talent and other contests. Four nights of live music will be held in the entertainment area of the park.