Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
Airport: Jacksonville Airport Authority, Abraham Lincoln Springfield Airport - 30 miles
Major meeting facilities: Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Hamilton’s Catering, Buena Vista Farms, Illinois College, MacMurray College, Bogart’s Banquet Hall
Attractions: Historic Underground Railroad sites, Governor Joseph Duncan Mansion, Lake Jacksonville, David Strawn Art Gallery, Looking for Lincoln and Walldog Murals, Lenz Field
Jacksonville is a community rich in historical treasures, with thriving arts, education, and culture, and wrapped in Midwest hospitality. Centrally located between St. Louis and Chicago, and only minutes away from our State Capital, Springfield, Jacksonville is a meeting planners dream.
Jacksonville has meeting and banquet choices to fit any budget and size of party. From beautiful outdoor amenities (perfect for a business retreat), elegant banquet halls, college facilities to intimate historic home settings, Jacksonville has got it! In addition, the newly renovated Jacksonville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau offers meeting space up to 100 for those staying in Jacksonville hotels at no cost. Booking arrangements can be made through any Jacksonville lodging facility.
Jacksonville has a host of dining and lodging options to welcome you to our community. The changing of the seasons brings you many annual events. Destination choices include murals in our newly refurbished downtown that depict our history where you can also shop at unique stores and have many dining choices. Or, you can follow history in the footsteps of Abraham Lincoln through Looking for Lincoln, Underground Railroad Sites and Governor Joseph Duncan Mansion. Ever heard of a small town with a symphony, art museum and live theater? Now you do! Jacksonville is a small community with big ideas. Welcome!