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

Shoal Creek ABATE Fallen Riders Hog Roast @ Vandalia Lake Club
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 12:00 am

There will only be 300 tickets sold at $50 each. One ticket will get two people dinner and drinks from 5 to 8 p.m. When you purchase a ticket you are entered in our drawing we have several prizes available with our Grand Prize of $5000.00. Our entertainment for the evening will be Double Shot. We will also have a live auction. This event is open to the public.You do not have to be present to win. Doors open at 4:00 PM

Element OP LIVE @ Hawg Diner
Apr 17 @ 8:00 pm – 12:00 am

Rockin' You from A to Z
Follow us at BandsInTown.com: bnds.us/khfwrq
Full calendar at www.elementopband.com

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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