Master Gardener Annual Conference

The annual Illinois State Master Gardener conference is held each year on the Thursday and Friday following Labor Day. This conference serves as an opportunity to recognize our amazing volunteers through our state awards ceremony, as well as an opportunity for volunteers to network and receive continuing education. 



  • The 2024 State Master Gardener Conference will be held in Urbana, IL on September 12-13, 2024. 
  • Click here for the full 2024 conference schedule.


  • The 2023 State Master Gardener Conference was held in Peoria, IL on September 7-8, 2023.


  • The 2022 State Master Gardener Conference was held in Will County on September 8-9, 2022.