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Boo-ville is just around the corner!

Get ready for another howling good time at Boo-ville 2017. Expect all the great events that made past Booville's a huge success plus a few new things to enjoy.

Victory Park at Five Points

Victory Park at Five Points is a popular gathering spot and hosts family friendly events.

Outdoor Sculptures in Belleville

Take a tour through downtown Belleville to enjoy a series of sculptures from various artists thanks to the Midwest Sculpture Initiative. Check Them Out

Waterfront Upgrades

Check out the new docks and kayak/canoe launch at Horizon Park

Fun Things to Do

Downtown Belleville hosts fun-filled events over 200 days each year!  Bring the family, join neighbors and friends for these great times Downtown on the Lake.

⇒Click here for the Belleville Community Events Calendar


FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAY TREES by BAM/Belleville Area Museum, November 17-December 22. Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, and Thursday and Saturday from 12 noon - 4:00 pm. 

BELLE NOELLE, Bonfire and Lantern Stroll at BAM on Tuesday November 21, 6:30 pm

JINGLE BELL 5K/1K FUN RUN, by Van Buren Public Schools Education Foundation, December 2 at Horizon Park. Fun Run at 9:45 am; 5K at 10:00 am.

WINTER FEST by Belleville Area Chamber of Commerce, December 2 at 4th Street Square and along Main Street. Animal Magic Shows Friday evening and Saturday at noon, Santa's Soup Contest on Saturday afternoon, Lighted Parade on Saturday at 6:00 pm, and more fun winter activities.

Angel of Hope Candlelight Ceremony on December 6, 7:00 om at Hillside Cemetery.

JINGLE BELLEVILLE - Ladies Shopping Night in Downtown Belleville on Thursday December 7, 6:00-9:00 pm.

BAM CHILDRENS ORNAMENT WORKSHOPS and VISITS WITH SANTA by CBC on December 9 & 16, 12 noon - 4:00 pm.

HOLIDAY CONCERT, "It's Time for Caroling", by Belleville Community Chorus on Saturday December 9, 7:00 pm, at Belleville Methodist Church.


OUTDOOR SCULPTURE EXHIBIT Around Downtown. Presented by Belleville DDA and Van Buren Township DDA in partnership with Midwest Sculpture Initiative thru April 2018. 

BUGLES ACROSS AMERICA, Veterans Memorial, 1st Sunday of each month, 7:15 pm.

HOMEGROWN KNOWLEDGE SERIES, Sponsored by Friends of the Belleville Area District Library, Second Thursday each month, 7:00 pm at the Library. Summers off.

BAM (Belleville Area Museum) THIRD THURSDAY PRESENTATION, a series of programs presented by the Belleville Historical Society at the Museum, Third Thursday of each month. Summers off.


Cruisin' the Bayou Classic Car Show, Mondays from June- September, 6:00 - 9:00pm

Belleville Farmers Market, by the CBC, Mondays at 4th Street Square, June - September

National Strawberry Festival, June 15-17

BOOVILLE 2017 was a spook-tacular success. Thanks to a wonderful community, amazing organizations for terrific events, creative local businesses, and many generous sponsors--  for all your support.