About Us

We are the fastest growing Multicultural, Multimedia  

Equestrian Event in the Country! Our mission of to provide a place where ALL lovers of horses can come together to enjoy the beauty and energy of the horse in a family friendly and educational enviroment


To the Festival Of The Horse & Drum. We are the United Nations of Horses and Humans!

The countrys only Multicultural, Multimedia Equestrian Festival! Bring your family, friends, horse lovers and those who just LOVE horses to Kane County Fairgrounds August 16 & 17, 2014 to join in the excitement that is the

Festival Of The Horse & Drum!

Festival Of The Horse & Drum©
August 15 & 16, 2015

at the Kane County Fairground

525 South Randall Road in St. Charles Illinois 60175.

Saturday Festival 9 am to 10 pm
Sunday Festival 9 am to 6 pm

Adults - $15.00

Age 6-15 - $7.00

Children 5 & Under - Free

Festival Of The Horse & Drum

Notice to all attendees and participants: There will be professional​ photographers taking pictures and video during the 2014 Festival Of The Horse & Drum©.  With your entrance to the fairgrounds, you are giving permission for the Festival Of The Horse & Drum© and it's organizers to use any photos of you which might appear in future promotional materials or advertising used inconjunction with the

Festival Of The Horse & Drum©.

Horsemans Council of Illinois

The Horsemen's Council of Illinois, an affiliate chapter of the American Horse Council. HCI is the statewide "organization of organizations" and individuals providing central leadership and advocacy for Illinois' 77,000 horse owners, 213,000 horses and its diverse $3.8 billion equine industry.

2018   August 18 & 19

2017   August 19 & 20

2016   August 20 & 21

2019  August 17 & 18

The Beautiful Fox Valley Area

St Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau

Nestled in the Fox River Valley and just one hour west of Chicago, Greater St. Charles bursts with natural charm. Experience the abundance of parks and trails. Renowned events await you all year long in Greater St. Charles: the City of St. Charles, Villages of Campton Hills and Elburn and Townships of Campton and St. Charles, proudly promoted by the Greater St. Charles Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Please Support our wonderful Exhibitors and Sponsors

Kerri Weiss

Official Festival Photographer