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Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

transfer-houseDecatur and Forsyth are in the Heart of Illinois and are the ideal hub from which to explore all of central Illinois.  Following the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Trail, the sites of the Lincoln Family’s first Illinois home, Abraham Lincoln’s first political speech, the site where Lincoln was nominated to run for President of the United States and other landmarks will be found in Decatur, Illinois.

The Decatur/Forsyth area offers a wonderful cultural tourism experience as well: quaint shops in a charming historic downtown business district, galleries exhibiting all media of art, and a wide variety of unique, quality restaurants. Several events and festivals take place in our area each year encompassing arts, crafts, music, dance, fun fairs, sports, and just about anything else you can imagine!

The Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau stands ready to help you make the most of your time in the area. Explore our site to discover more about why Decatur, Illinois should be the first choice for tour groups, vacations, meetings, reunions, events, trade shows, sports tournaments… WELCOME!

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03 May DACVB 2015 Annual Report

2015 Annual Report Click on the picture below to view the DACVB 2015 Annual Report. There, you’ll find information regarding history, Board of Directors, staff, partnerships, statistics, advertising, and much more. 2015 was a very exciting year for the Decatur Area CVB and we

13 Nov Forsyth Awarded for Tournament

Forsyth Receives Award from Amateur Softball Association On July 24-26, the Village of Forsyth hosted the 2015 ASA Men’s Over 50 Fastpitch National Tournament at Forsyth Park. This event brought in 7 teams from as far away as Canada! Thanks to everyone’s hard work and dedi

05 Oct DACVB 2014 Annual Report

 2014 Annual Report Click on the picture below to read the Decatur Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 2014 Annual Report. The 2015 Annual Report will be available to view in early 2016.