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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Stage Left Cafe – Trivia Night

Aug 05, 7:00 pm

Pub Trivia USA at Stage Left Cafe

Stage Left Cafe – Trivia Night

Stage Left Cafe – Trivia Night

Jul 29, 7:00 pm

Pub Trivia USA at Stage Left Cafe

Stage Left Cafe – Trivia Night

Cruise Nights at ShadowView Brewing

Jul 28, 5:00 pm

Cruise Nights are back at ShadowView Brewing!

Cruise Nights at ShadowView Brewing

Stephen Schuch at Emerson & Oliver

Jul 31, 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Stephen Schuch at Emerson & Oliver every Saturday

Stephen Schuch at Emerson & Oliver

Surf Woodstock Pre-1970 Cruise Night

Jul 29, 5:30 pm

Surf Woodstock Pre-1970 Cruise Night in Downtown Woodstock

Surf Woodstock Pre-1970 Cruise Night

Michael Cohen at Porkies

Jul 31, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Live Music with Michael Cohen at Porkies

Michael Cohen at Porkies

Truck Off

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

Throw down on 40+ of the hottest food trucks from Chicagoland & beyond!

Truck Off

80’s vs 90’s showdown on Benton Street

Jul 30, 4:00 pm - 12:00 am

Benton Street Festivals is bringing back the 80's & 90's with a two day street festival the weekend of July 30th!

80’s vs 90’s showdown on Benton Street

80’s vs 90’s showdown on Benton Street

Jul 31, 2:00 pm - 12:00 am

Benton Street Festivals is bringing back the 80's & 90's with a two day street festival the weekend of July 30th!

80’s vs 90’s showdown on Benton Street

Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Hybrid Run/Walk

Oct 17, 8:30 am

The Care4 Breast Cancer 5K is BACK!

Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Hybrid Run/Walk

Brewery Comedy Night at Holzlager

Aug 14, 8:00 pm

Laughs and Libations

Brewery Comedy Night at Holzlager

National Theatre Live presents “Cyrano de Bergerac” on screen at the Woodstock Opera House

Aug 12, 7:00 pm

National Theatre Live presents "Cyrano de Bergerac" on screen at the Woodstock Opera House

National Theatre Live presents “Cyrano de Bergerac” on screen at the Woodstock Opera House

28 Days at Niko’s Red Mill

Jul 30, 8:00 pm

Live Music Rocks!

28 Days at Niko’s Red Mill

Andy Brown at Emerson & Oliver

Aug 27, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Andy Brown at Emerson & Oliver

Andy Brown at Emerson & Oliver

Jo Ann Daugherty Trio at Emerson & Oliver

Jul 30, 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Jo Ann Daugherty Trio at Emerson & Oliver

Jo Ann Daugherty Trio at Emerson & Oliver

BrewHaHa

Oct 01, 5:30 pm

You'll laugh so hard beer will come out your nose

BrewHaHa

Movie in the Park – A League of Their Own

Aug 19, 8:30 pm

Movies under the Stars

Movie in the Park – A League of Their Own

Movie in the Park – Goonies

Aug 05, 8:30 pm

Movies under the Stars

Movie in the Park – Goonies

Woodstock Ale Fest

Oct 02, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Woodstock Ale Fest is back!

Woodstock Ale Fest

McHenry County Fair – 4WD Demolition Derby at the McHenry County Fair

Aug 08, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair – 4WD Demolition Derby at the McHenry County Fair

McHenry County Fair – Femmes of Rock and Kansas in concert

Aug 07, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair – Femmes of Rock and Kansas in concert

McHenry County Fair – Professional Championship Bull Riders

Aug 06, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair – Professional Championship Bull Riders

McHenry County Fair – Monster Truck Racing League

Aug 05, 10:00 am - 10:00 pm

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair – Monster Truck Racing League

McHenry County Fair – Illini State Truck & Tractor Pulls

Aug 04, 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair – Illini State Truck & Tractor Pulls

Sunset Yoga at Woodstock Water Works

Aug 12

Healing Yoga at the Pool

Sunset Yoga at Woodstock Water Works

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Come join us on the Woodstock Square for the Annual Woodstock on the Square Benefit Car Show.

Annual Woodstock Square Car Show

McHenry County Fair

Aug 03, 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The McHenry County Fair Returns

McHenry County Fair

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