Von Jakob Winery & Brewery features many special events throughout the year.

Festivals and Other Events 

Enjoy the many southern Illinois events we host throughout the year. Join us for such events as our VonJakobville (tribute to Jimmy Buffett) Festival, Brews, Blues & BBQ Fest, Cooking Classes, Comedy Night, and of course Oktoberfest to name a few. View our Events Calendar below to see our complete list of events.

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Weekend Music Series

Our Weekend Music series takes place every Saturday & Sunday and features excellent southern Illinois music. Live Entertainment from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. at our Alto Pass location unless otherwise noted.

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SONY DSCWith over 15 years of experience, we are committed to making your event a truly extraordinary occasion. At any time of the year Von Jakob offers a unique view of Southern Illinois. We are equipped for all seasons. We have coordinated more than 300 weddings and can plan the event as casual or as formal as you desire. Our in-house coordinator, chefs and wait staff alleviate the pressure of planning and hosting your special event, allowing you to enjoy the company of those around you.

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Special Events 

img_2068We offer the perfect setting for a wonderful event. Here you will find a serene countryside atmosphere with panoramic views of our orchards and vineyards overlooking the picturesque backdrop of the Shawnee National Forest. Von Jakob is available for luncheons, private parties, corporate events, fundraisers, holiday parties, anniversaries, baby showers, engagement parties, reunions, birthday parties, private luncheons, university affiliated events, business workshops, art receptions and more.

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