Upcoming events

Dates Event Name General Information
9/13/2017 Jobs Plus 2017 1pm-5:00pm

Job Plus has been a successful regional job fair event for the past 25 years. Sponsored by local colleges, state agencies and local workforce development agencies, this event typically has high attendance by both employers hiring and job seekers looking for a job. JOBS PLUS is an ideal opportunity for employers to meet and speak to hundreds of qualified job-ready applicants.\lang1033\

For more info and a listing of participating employers visit:

9/22/2017 - 9/24/2017 Gem & Jewelry Show Show Hours
Friday, 12p-6p
Saturday, 10a-6p
Sunday, 11a-5p

$6/person online only
MILITARY RECEIVES FREE ADMISSION: As a "thank you" for their service.


InterGem is America's longest running direct-to-consumer jewelry trade show. Come shop direct from designers, wholesalers, and manufacturers for the largest selection at the lowest prices!

9/29/2017 - 10/ 1/2017 Archon 41 A “fan run” science fiction and fantasy convention

Thursday: 7-10PM
Friday: 9AM-11:45PM
Saturday: 10AM-7PM
Sunday: 10AM-3PM
Adults (full weekend): $75
Adults (Friday only): $35
Adults (Saturday only): $45
Adults (Sunday only): $25
Young Adults (17-20): $35
Children (ages 11-16): $25
Children (ages 6
Children 5 and under are FREE

To register and more information please visit:

10/ 7/2017 Anime Getaway 2017 A full day of panels, cosplay contests, dealer's room, game room and more!
$10 Pre-Admission until September 30, 2016
$15 Walk-In Admission
For more information please visit:

10/10/2017 Collinsville Area Women's Connection Collinsville Christian Women's Connection
10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017 Pegasus Productions Show Hours
Saturday 10a-6p
Sunday 10a-6p

Children 12 and under FREE

Lectures all day on various metaphysical topics included in admission. Readings are an additional $22 for 15 minute appointment.

10/18/2017 Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet
10/24/2017 Bark-N-Brew Bark-n-Brew
Center Hall B
Tuesday, 10/24
5 PM to 7 PM
$10 Admission
Food & Up To 2 Adult Beverages Included with Admission- Additional Beverages Available for Purchase.

Bark-N-Brew is a dog friendly “Yappy Hour” with good food, local brews and networking.

For more info, call Elayna at 618-345-8998.

11/14/2017 Collinsville Area Women's Connection
11/18/2017 # WivesMatter Panel Forum Event Description:
12 panel women\rquote s forum tackling questions regarding marriage and relationships. This event is based on Proverbs 27:17 "Iron sharpens iron, so one persons sharpen another”. There will be discussion on talking vs. communicating, intimacy, forgiveness, appreciation, infidelity, and much more. Each guests will be considered as “co-hosts”, so come prepared with your questions for our panelists. There are no wrong questions and no judgment. There will also be a vendor market before an after the event, so be ready to shop for some extra special goodies!

Event Timing:
Doors open at 4pm
Event starts at 5pm

Event Contact:
For tickets and more information
Please Call Kandrise at 618-215-3556

11/25/2017 - 11/26/2017 The Great Train Show Saturday & Sunday 10am-4pm
$11 Saturday (Saturday admission good for both Saturday and Sunday)
$10 Sunday (good for SUNDAY only)
Kids 11 & under FREE
Use coupon code for $1.00 off online tickets
For more information go to:

12/ 6/2017 Festival Of Trees Wednesday, December 6
6:00 - 9:00pm
Invitation Required
For more info, call 618-345-8998.
12/12/2017 Collinsville Area Women's Connection
12/13/2017 Jingle & Mingle - Holiday Party Jingle & Mingle - Holiday Party

12/16/2017 - 12/17/2017 St. Louis Regional Gun & Knife St. Louis Regional Gun & Knife
Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 9am-3pm
Ticket Admission:
$6 Adults
$3 Ages 12-16
Children under 12 FREE

For more information, please visit

1/ 5/2018 - 1/ 7/2018 Lets Go Fishing Show FRIDAY, JANUARY 5
NOON - 8:00 PM

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM\cbpat4\

\sb100\\sa100\ADMISSION PRICES:
ADULTS - $7.00 Each Day
Ages 6-15 - $3.50 Each Day
Ages 5 & Under FREE
Parking is FREE each day!
This is the Show for Fishermen! The Let's Go Fishing Show is a Show dedicated solely to anglers. Folks who love to fish come from Central Illinois, Southern Illinois and Missouri. Gateway Center is the home to the Let's Go Fishing Show and is located in Collinsville, Illinois, which is just 9 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri.
The Let's Go Fishing Show consistently attracts an enthusiastic audience due to its dedication to fishing and to having high quality exhibitors. Visitors to the show not only find a "fishing tackle super-store" but attend seminars and see exhibits of interest. Show attendees will find a wide variety of fishing tackle, rods and reels, and aluminum and fiberglass fishing boats. They will also find accessories such as trolling motors, depth finders and other fishing related products and services. Representatives from resorts and destinations will be there to help you plan a fishing trip to a nearby lake, Ozark retreat, charter fishing trip, or a Canadian adventure.

1/14/2018 Mississippi Valley Bike + Outdoor Expo
1/20/2018 - 1/21/2018 ACS Gateway Spring Home Show Saturday 10am-8pm
Sunday 10am-6pm
For More Info -

1/25/2018 Gateway Bridal Show The Gateway Bridal Show will feature many different vendors that can help couples personalize their wedding. For the couples that just got engaged, the show will feature everything you need, such as reception sites, photographers, cake providers, DJs, video, bridal gowns, flowers, transportation and much more. For the couples who are just looking for fresh ideas and inspiration, there will be plenty of new ideas on display, including Gateway Center's very own Wedding Show Room. The Gateway Bridal Show takes the stress out of your wedding planning!
In just a few hours, you can meet more wedding businesses than you could visit in one month on your own. We bring you a face-to-face sampling of virtually everything you'll need to plan your perfect wedding!

Free Admission For Brides and Grooms!
Regular admission is $5.00 online and $7.00 at the door.
Pre-Register at

1/27/2018 SLSRC -Winterfest Hamfest
2/ 9/2018 - 2/11/2018 St. Louis Woodworking Show
2/14/2018 The Empty Bowl
2/16/2018 - 2/18/2018 Pokémon Regional Championships
2/23/2018 CARD Daddy Daughter Dance
3/16/2018 - 3/18/2018 Illinois Archaeological Society
3/17/2018 - 3/18/2018 American Indian & Ethnographic Show
3/23/2018 - 3/25/2018 International Gem & Jewelry Show, Inc.
4/ 1/2018 Living The Word Easter Service