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

Nzuri Boutique Open House @ Nzuri Boutique
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Nzuri Boutique in Vandalia changed our location this past month. Stop in and get familiar with our new setup, while shopping new arrivals

2020 Lincoln Day Dinner @ Crawford-Hale American Legion Post #95
Feb 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
2020 Lincoln Day Dinner @ Crawford-Hale American Legion Post #95

Join us to celebrate Republican successes this year and support your Republican candidates in the 2020 election! Speakers will include State Senator Jason Plummer, State Representative Blain Wilhour, your Fayette County elected officials, and candidates for 2020 elections. A silent auction will be held to benefit local and county Republican candidates. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased from your Republican Precinct Committeemen or at the doo

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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