Free Weekly Concerts

Carlo van Ulft, Park District Carillonist, plays 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 carillon music.

Oct 1 – April 30, Wed @ Noon • Sun @ 2 & 4 pm & May 1 – Sept 30, Wed @ 6:30 pm • Sat @ 2 & 6:30 pm • Sun @ 2 & 6:30 pm

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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

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 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Art Spectacular was ranked in "The Best 200 Art Fairs in the United States" in 2015, 2016 2017 & 2018 [...]

2020 Art Spectacular – Day 2

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Art Spectacular was ranked in "The Best 200 Art Fairs in the United States" in 2015, 2016 2017 & 2018 [...]

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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