Where History Lives and Progress Thrives

Looking for Lincoln? You’ll find him here, where his storied political career began and history abounds. After some adventure? You’ve only to venture toward Vandalia Lake for a host of water and outdoor sports. Whether you’re after browsing boutiques or immersing yourself in culture, you’ll find the right thread to weave your perfect story right here in Vandalia.

The Kaskaskia Dragon

Ever seen a 35-foot dragon belch fire? Ever made him do it yourself? In Vandalia, you can!

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Wet & Wild Fun

Vandalia Lake splashes up 660 acres of outdoor action, from boating and swimming to camping, picnicking and fishing.

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Vandalia, Illinois Virtual Tour

Take a moment to explore our new virtual tour of Vandalia Illinois! This tool is also available for your smartphone. Just download MapNTour in the App Store on your phone or tablet!

Events Calendar

Xtreme Bar Bingo @ Cage's Bar & Grill
Jul 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Xtreme Bar Bingo is back! Xtreme Bar Bingo is a NO COST, NO COVER bingo consisting of 9 games! Winners could win awesome prizes such as: cash prizes, TVs, gift cards, and more! At Xtreme Bar Bingo has a progressive cash Jackpot game that starts out at $500 that increases $250 plus a ball every week until its hit! Since 2018 Xtreme Bar Bingo has given away over $160,000 in cash and prizes! Join us to be our next big winner!

St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive @ Vandalia Moose Lodge
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Step up to the plate and be part of a lifesaving team. The St. Louis Cardinals need you! Join us at our blood drive!
The American Red Cross will be testing the donations for COVID antibodies.

Please visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: VandaliaMoose to schedule an appointment. All presenting donors will receive a free commemorative St. Louis Cardinals Blood Drive T-shirt.

Sponsored by Vandalia Rotary.

Illinois' Oldest Existing Capital City


From civics to city council, everything you need to know about our community.

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The drive for growth runs strong in Vandalia, with opportunity for businesses and candidates alike.

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Explore our delightful blend of history and outdoor adventure for a day of play or your next getaway.

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Looking for ways to pay it forward and give back? Check out the many options for volunteering in Vandalia.

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