59th International
Carillon Festival
Program Book

Free concerts Schedule

Fall/Winter Schedule (Oct. 1 – Dec. 31)
Wednesday: Noon
Sunday: 2:00 & 4:00 PM

NO CONCERTS during the winter months
(January, February and March)

April Schedule
Wednesday: Noon
Sunday: 2:00 & 4:00 PM

Summer Schedule (May 1 – Sept. 30)
Wednesday: 6:30 PM
Thursday: 6:30 PM
Friday: 6:30 PM
Saturday: 2:00 & 6:30 PM
Sunday: 2:00 & 6:30 PM

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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.

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.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CARILLON

Upcoming Events

Caroling At The Carillon

December 12 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Pending COVID-19 guidelines and regulations preliminary preparations are being made for the Caroling at the Carillon. Please check back once [...]

Art Spectacular

September 10, 2022 @ 10:00 am - September 11, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

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

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