Welcomes you.


Rich with arts and culture, a picturesque town square and the world-renowned Opera House, Woodstock is your destination for music, arts & culture, great dining, shopping, and endless family activities. Make Woodstock your next stop.

Real Community. Real Tradition. Real Woodstock.

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Tomorrow's Events

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Surf Woodstock Pre-1970 Cruise Night

Jun 24, 5:30 pm

Surf Woodstock Pre-1970 Cruise Night in Downtown Woodstock

Surf Woodstock Pre-1970 Cruise Night

Culture, Arts & Music Festival

Aug 07, 6:00 pm

The Culture, Arts & Music Festival is back!

Culture, Arts & Music Festival

Culture, Arts & Music Festival

Aug 07, 9:00 am

The Culture, Arts & Music Festival is back!

Culture, Arts & Music Festival

Culture, Arts & Music Festival

Aug 06, 7:00 pm

The Culture, Arts & Music Festival is back!

Culture, Arts & Music Festival

The Woodstock Opera House present Sandi Patty

Sep 18, 8:00 pm

Simply Sandi: An Intimate Night of Songs & Stories with Sandi Patty

The Woodstock Opera House present Sandi Patty

Chris Hillman at the Woodstock Opera House

Sep 11, 8:00 pm

Time Between: An Evening of Stories and Songs with Chris Hillman featuring Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson

Chris Hillman at the Woodstock Opera House

The Brit Pack at the Woodstock Opera House

Sep 10, 8:00 pm

The most authentic British Invasion experience this side of the Atlantic!

The Brit Pack at the Woodstock Opera House

Angel Spiccia at Emerson & Oliver

Aug 20, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Angel Spiccia at Emerson & Oliver

Angel Spiccia at Emerson & Oliver

Alfonso Ponticelli Trio at Emerson & Oliver

Aug 06, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The music of Alfonso Ponticelli will fill the air

Alfonso Ponticelli Trio at Emerson & Oliver

Dee Alexander at Emerson & Oliver

Jul 23, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Dee Alexander and John McLean hit the 'Easy

Dee Alexander at Emerson & Oliver

Chicago Cellar Boys at Emerson & Oliver

Jul 16, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Cellar Boys in the Cellar

Chicago Cellar Boys at Emerson & Oliver

Christy Bennett’s Fumée at Emerson & Oliver

Jul 09, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Music will fill the Speakeasy

Christy Bennett’s Fumée at  Emerson & Oliver

Andrew Blendermann on Piano at Emerson & Olivier

Jul 02, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Andrew Blendermann tickles the ivories

Andrew Blendermann on Piano at Emerson & Olivier

Elaine Dame at Emerson & Oliver

Jun 25, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Elaine Dame Trio will be at Emerson & Oliver

Elaine Dame at Emerson & Oliver

Friday After Dark at Woodstock Water Works

Aug 13, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Pool Party - Adults Version. Need we say more?

Friday After Dark at Woodstock Water Works

Friday After Dark at Woodstock Water Works

Jul 23, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Pool Party - Adults Version. Need we say more?

Friday After Dark at Woodstock Water Works

Friday After Dark at Woodstock Water Works

Jun 25, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Pool Party - Adults Version. Need we say more?

Friday After Dark at Woodstock Water Works

Sundays On The Square

Jul 11, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Weekly concert series featuring local musicians. Concerts are from 5-7 PM

Sundays On The Square

Sundays On The Square

Jun 27, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Weekly concert series featuring local musicians. Concerts are from 5-7 PM

Sundays On The Square

Ladies Night Sip n Shop at Mixin Mingle

Jun 26, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ladies we have something exciting for you on Saturday, June 26th from 6-9pm. Come out and Sip & Shop!!

Ladies Night Sip n Shop at Mixin Mingle

Tacos & Tequila, presented by Rockstock

Jul 23, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Kicking off the Rockstock series in style with this VIP ticketed event

Tacos & Tequila, presented by Rockstock

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb’s

Sep 17, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb's Outdoor Summer Concert Series in Woodstock, IL!

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb’s

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb’s

Aug 13, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb's Outdoor Summer Concert Series in Woodstock, IL!

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb’s

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb’s

Jul 11, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb's Outdoor Summer Concert Series in Woodstock, IL!

Gerald and Camille at DC Cobb’s

The Sinatra Experience with Dave Halston at the Woodstock Opera House

Oct 23, 8:00 pm

The Sinatra Experience with Dave Halston Featuring Dave's Little BIG BAND Live

The Sinatra Experience with Dave Halston at the Woodstock Opera House

Gaelic Storm storms into Woodstock

Aug 19, 8:00 pm

The Multi-National Celtic Juggernaut Returns!

Gaelic Storm storms into Woodstock

The HillBenders – WhoGrass at the Woodstock Opera House

Jul 23, 8:00 pm

BLUEGRASS MEETS ROCK 'N' ROLL!

The HillBenders – WhoGrass at the Woodstock Opera House

Swearingen & Kelli – The Music of Simon & Garfunkel

Jul 16, 8:00 pm

The Music of SIMON & GARFUNKEL Performed by Swearingen & Kelli

Swearingen & Kelli – The Music of Simon & Garfunkel

Woodstock Challenge Run & Pool Party

Jul 16, 6:30 pm

Woodstock Challenge Run & Pool Party

Woodstock Challenge Run & Pool Party

Rockstock Presents Scare on the Square and Hairbangers Ball

Oct 30, 6:00 pm

Scare on the Square and Hairbangers Ball presented by Rockstock!

Rockstock Presents Scare on the Square and Hairbangers Ball

Rockstock Presents Too Hype Crew

Aug 28, 6:00 pm

Let's Hype Up Woodstock at Rockstock!

Rockstock Presents Too Hype Crew

Rockstock Presents Rockstar Roadshow

Jul 24, 6:00 pm

Rockstock is back and rockin' out with Rockstar Roadshow

Rockstock Presents Rockstar Roadshow

Soul Jam 2021

Sep 11, 1:30 pm

A day filled with music, fun and friends all for a good cause at the scenic Soulful Prairies.

Soul Jam 2021

Summer Bike Night with Woodstock Harley and Niko’s

Aug 19, 5:00 pm

Summer Bike Nights with Woodstock Harley Davidson and Niko's

Summer Bike Night with Woodstock Harley and Niko’s

Summer Bike Night with Woodstock Harley and Niko’s

Jul 15, 5:00 pm

Summer Bike Nights with Woodstock Harley Davidson and Niko's

Summer Bike Night with Woodstock Harley and Niko’s

First Saturday Free Tours of the Old Courthouse

Aug 07, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join FOTOCH for free tours of McHenry County's Old Courthouse and Sheriff's House on the First Saturday of the Month from 11am - 1pm.

First Saturday Free Tours of the Old Courthouse

First Saturday Free Tours of the Old Courthouse

Jul 03, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join FOTOCH for free tours of McHenry County's Old Courthouse and Sheriff's House on the First Saturday of the Month from 11am - 1pm.

First Saturday Free Tours of the Old Courthouse

Woodstock Folk Festival

Jul 18, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Woodstock Folk Festival

Woodstock Folk Festival

Ladies Nite Out

Dec 23, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ladies Nite Out in Woodstock is a long standing tradition started years ago to celebrate you ladies

Ladies Nite Out

Ladies Nite Out

Dec 16, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ladies Nite Out in Woodstock is a long standing tradition started years ago to celebrate you ladies

Ladies Nite Out

Ladies Nite Out

Dec 09, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ladies Nite Out in Woodstock is a long standing tradition started years ago to celebrate you ladies

Ladies Nite Out

Ladies Nite Out

Dec 02, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ladies Nite Out in Woodstock is a long standing tradition started years ago to celebrate you ladies who selflessly work to make the Holidays

Ladies Nite Out

Annual Woodstock Christmas Parade

Nov 28, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Let's welcome the man in the red suit back to Woodstock

Annual Woodstock Christmas Parade

Small Business Saturday

Nov 27, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Not just tagline in Woodstock

Small Business Saturday

Lighting of the Square

Nov 26, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Visit the beautiful and historic Square on the Friday after Thanksgiving and watch the flip of the switch

Lighting of the Square

Witches and Wizards of Woodstock

Oct 24, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Hat is Back!: Once again the Woodstock Square will be transformed into a world of enchantment.

Witches and Wizards of Woodstock

Autumn Drive

Oct 15, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Country roads filled with goodies Welcome to the 34th Annual Autumn Drive

Autumn Drive

Autumn Drive

Oct 16, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Country roads filled with goodies Welcome to the 34th Annual Autumn Drive

Autumn Drive

Autumn Drive

Oct 17, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Country roads filled with goodies Welcome to the 34th Annual Autumn Drive

Autumn Drive

Rail Fest

Oct 09, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Model train enthusiasts and families looking for some weekend fun are sure to enjoy our second Woodstock Rail Fest event

Rail Fest

Rail Fest

Oct 10, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Model train enthusiasts and families looking for some weekend fun are sure to enjoy our second Woodstock Rail Fest event

Rail Fest

Harvest Fest

Sep 26, 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Harvest Fest is Back

Harvest Fest

Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Sep 12, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Fifth annual Mexican Independence Day Celebration this year in the Historic Woodstock Square!

Mexican Independence Day Celebration

Autumn Art Tour

Sep 11, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Artists and fine craftsmen in Woodstock and the surrounding countryside will be opening their homes and studios to display and sell their ar

Autumn Art Tour

Autumn Art Tour

Sep 12, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Artists and fine craftsmen in Woodstock and the surrounding countryside will be opening their homes and studios to display and sell their ar

Autumn Art Tour

Annual Woodstock Square Car Show

Aug 21, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come join us on the Woodstock Square for the 8th Annual Woodstock on the Square Benefit car/cycle Show.

Annual Woodstock Square Car Show

McHenry County Fair

Aug 03

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair

McHenry County Fair

Aug 04

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair

McHenry County Fair

Aug 05

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair

McHenry County Fair

Aug 06

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair

McHenry County Fair

Aug 07

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair

McHenry County Fair

Aug 08

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair

Gavers Barndance

Jul 17, 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

Annual Gavers Barndance

Gavers Barndance

Woodstock Fourth of July Fireworks

Jul 04, 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Tradition Continues, fireworks for all

Woodstock Fourth of July Fireworks

Woodstock City Band Concert

Jun 30, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The City of Woodstock will host the 137th annual Woodstock City Band Season in the Park located on the downtown square in Woodstock Illinois

Woodstock City Band Concert

Woodstock City Band Concert

Jul 07, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The City of Woodstock will host the 137th annual Woodstock City Band Season in the Park located on the downtown square in Woodstock Illinois

Woodstock City Band Concert

Woodstock City Band Concert

Jul 14, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The City of Woodstock will host the 137th annual Woodstock City Band Season in the Park located on the downtown square in Woodstock Illinois

Woodstock City Band Concert

Woodstock City Band Concert

Jul 21, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The City of Woodstock will host the 137th annual Woodstock City Band Season in the Park located on the downtown square in Woodstock Illinois

Woodstock City Band Concert

Woodstock City Band Concert

Jul 28, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The City of Woodstock will host the 137th annual Woodstock City Band Season in the Park located on the downtown square in Woodstock Illinois

Woodstock City Band Concert

Miss Woodstock 2021 Scholarship Pageant

Jun 24, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us for the 72nd Annual Scholarship Pageant as we crown our 2021 Queens.

Miss Woodstock 2021 Scholarship Pageant