Special Events & Trips

From concerts and poetry nights, to international cultural experiences, and signature fundraising events, the Decatur Area Arts Council has you covered.

Looking for a special art event right here in Decatur, IL?  The Decatur Area Arts Council has something happening year round.  In fact, we host an opening event for amazing new exhibits every month. . . and there’s never a charge!

Special trips are planned to other cities and states to take advantage of the wonderful arts and entertainment experiences other communities have to offer.

Join us for an upcoming event below or suggest a trip you would like us to organize.

As THE arts source and resource for greater Decatur, DAAC will keep you up-to-date on arts and entertainment opportunities provided by others throughout the community.  

For the latest in arts information and arts council updates, subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter or find us on facebook.

Special Events

The LOFT: One-Year Anniversary… with Matt Carter Band, Fireside Relics, The Bessers!

March 31st, 2023

The Loft is a DIY live music space focused on original artists from Decatur and beyond!

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2023 Decatur Craft Beer Festival - Fundraiser

May 13th, 2023

DAAC will once again bring craft beer back to downtown Decatur!

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The LOFT: Modern Drugs, The Hangovers, Floweezy

May 19th, 2023

The Loft is a DIY live music space focused on original artists from Decatur and beyond!

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Centennial Lake Fest

July 8th - 9th, 2023

Artists are invited to reserve a FREE space for a 10'x10' tent.

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Arts in Central Park 2023

September 16th - 17th, 2023

One of Central Illinois' finest art shows.

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Trips & Tours

Bus trip to “Tootsie” - Thursday, Tootsie - Thu, March 30, 2023

March 30th, 2023

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Tootsie"

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