57th International Carillon Festival


Information


Dates/Times:
6/3/2018 - 6/8/2018, Concert Every Night: 6:30 pm

Admission:
Free

Contact:
217-546-3853


Location:
Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon, 1740 W. Fayette Ave Springfield, IL 62704

Description:
The International Carillon Festival, in beautiful Washington Park, features concerts by some of the world's finest carillonists. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Don't miss the Festival fireworks Friday evening. During the past five decades, the Festival has featured carillonists from: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, New Zealand, Norway, Switzerland, and the USA. Individuals and families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner as well as lawn chairs and blankets. There is large video screen are the base of the Carillon which allows the audience to view the carillonist during the performance. Fireworks on Friday June 9 at dusk (~9:15 pm) Fireworks Rain date, Saturday June 10, at dusk.