Things to Do in Edwardsville

Things to Do in Edwardsville IL

Whether you have a few hours or several days, Edwardsville/Glen Carbon offers a wide variety of ways to spend your free time. As an entertainment hub in the Metro East, there are many choices for shopping, dining and exploration. Students, families, couples and visitors are invited to come, stay and play.


Regardless of your age, there is plenty to see and do in Edwardsville/Glen Carbon. These area attractions are designed to inspire your imagination and expand your mind.

  1. Benjamin Stephenson House
  2. Edison’s Entertainment Complex
  3. Edwardsville Children’s Museum
  4. Edwardsville Gun Club
  5. Edwardsville Public Library
  6. Fox Creek Golf Club
  7. Gateway Grizzlies
  8. Glen Carbon Centennial Library
  9. Oak Brook Golf Club
  10. Roaming Riddle Mobile Escape Games
  11. Sunset Hills Country Club
  12. Watershed Nature Center
  13. Whistle Stop Gallery
  14. Wildey Theater
  15. YMCA Edwardsville

From clothing and shoes to electronics and flowers, the vibrant retail scene in Edwardsville/Glen Carbon offers something for everyone.

  1. A Wildflower Shop
  2. AAA Swing City Music
  3. Allison’s Comfort Shoes & Boots
  4. Batteries Plus Bulbs
  5. Bike Surgeon Outpost
  6. Big Frog Custom T-Shirts
  7. Bodies Kneaded
  8. Chef’s Shoppe
  9. Edible Arrangements
  10. Elliott Fine Jewelers
  11. Exactime Watch & Clock
  12. First to the Finish
  13. Glik’s
  14. Goshen Coffee Company
  15. Hansen Meat Company
  16. Happy Up
  17. Hudson Jewelers
  18. Kettle River Furniture
  19. Klaussner Home Store
  20. Marine Coin Company
  21. Market Basket
  22. MassageLuXe
  23. Mojo’s Music
  24. Olive Oils & More
  25. Ooh La La Spa
  26. Painting With A Twist
  27. Pedego Electric Bikes
  28. Pinot’s Palette
  29. Sam’s Club
  30. Sour Mash Boutique
  31. The Gingham Buffalo
  32. Tina’s Skincare & More
  33. Vintage 71
  34. Walmart
  35. What to Wear
  36. Where They Roam
  37. Wild Birds Unlimited

The restauranteurs of Edwardsville/Glen Carbon bring the best of the culinary scene to town. The perfect breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert can be found among these local eateries.

  1. 1818 Chophouse
  2. Andria’s Countryside Restaurant
  3. Annie’s Frozen Custard
  4. Bella Milano Edwardsville
  5. Big Daddy’s Edwardsville
  6. Castelli’s Moonlight Restaurant
  7. Catrinas
  8. Chava’s Mexican Restaurant
  9. Clean Eatz Edwardsville
  10. Cleveland-Heath
  11. Cold Stone Creamery
  12. Culver’s of Edwardsville
  13. Doc’s Smokehouse & Catering
  14. Edwardsville Dairy Queen
  15. Foundry Public House
  16. Global Brew Tap House
  17. Hotshots Sports Bar & Grill
  18. McAlister’s Deli
  19. McDonald’s
  20. Mike Shannon’s Grill
  21. Peel Wood Fired Pizza
  22. Recess Brewing
  23. Sgt. Pepper’s Cafe
  24. Source Juicery
  25. Sugo’s Spaghetteria
  26. The Cup
  27. The Wooden Nickel Pub & Grill
  28. Wang Gang Asian