Free Weekly Concerts

The Covid-19 pandemic is not interfering with the concert schedule. We are considering adding even more concerts during the latter part of April. In May the concert schedule will continue according to the Spring Summer schedule posted below.

May 1 – Sept 30
Wed through Sun @ 6:30 pm – Additionally Sat and Sun @ 2 pm

Oct 1 – April 30
Wed @ Noon • Sun @ 2 & 4 pm

Carlo van Ulft, Springfield Park District’s Master Carillonist, and local assistant carillonists, play a variety of music from original carillon compositions to arrangements of popular classics and pop music. Enjoy the beauty of Washington Park and the adjacent Botanical Center with the unique accompaniment of relaxing carillon music.

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Welcome!

The Springfield Park District’s Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon is one of the largest and finest of the world’s carillons. Located in historic Washington Park, the Rees Carillon is the site of numerous free public concerts, exciting community events, and the world-renowned International Carillon Festival held each June.

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Upcoming Events

International Carillon Festival

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - June 7 @ 9:00 pm

The International Carillon Festival, first held in 1962, is lauded as one of the world’s most important and prestigious carillon [...]

2020 Art Spectacular – Day 1

September 12 @ 5:00 am - 12:00 pm

Art Spectacular at the Carillon A juried Fine Art & Fine Craft Fair, ranked in "The Best 200 Art Fairs [...]

International Carillon Festival

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - June 7 @ 9:00 pm

The International Carillon Festival, first held in 1962, is lauded as one of the world’s most important and prestigious carillon [...]

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Get Involved

There are many ways you can get involved and support the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon – make a Donation, attend our Events, become a Carillon Belle, or Volunteer at our events.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED