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Monticellobration is September 21, 2019!
An annual street festival in historic, downtown Monticello, highlighting the things that make our community unique! Food trucks, vendor shopping, our beloved brick-and-mortars, and all kinds of pop-ups and entertainment! The Arcola Kiddie tractor pull is back! The 4-H petting zoo, multiple bounce houses, face painting, balloon artist, LIVE music, Sundowners Car Show, and so much more!
This is a family-friendly daytime event, with evening festivities designed to entertain the 21+ crowd.
This event is mostly FREE, thanks to the generous support of donors, sponsors and volunteers. If you’re interested in volunteering or helping support this event through a monetary donation, please contact email@example.com. More details to come!
8am til it’s gone – community breakfast ($5), community building on State St
10am-4pm – shopping, games, Kirby Kids Corner + tractor pull, CIBM bank bumper cars, face painting, dunk tank, food vendors, First State Bank young entrepreneurs road, Sundowners car show and more.
12:30-1:30pm – Apex Clean Energy Kids Dance Party with DJ Billy Unzicker
4pm – John Jansky, speed painter
5pm – midnight – open libation downtown and LIVE outdoor music
Make it Monticello
This event is a part of “Make it Monticello” happening all weekend long. Enjoy an old-fashioned street fest around the Courthouse Square, shop from local farmers and artisans, sway to live music under the stars, take a ride on a vintage train — and more!
Thursday Sept 19 3:30-6:30pm – Monticello Farmers Market
Friday Sept 20 5-9:45pm – Prairie Sky Concert with Deana Carter
Saturday Sept 21 10am-12am – Monticellobration
Saturday Sept 21 & Sunday Sept 22 – Railroad Days
Live theatre happening all weekend long as the Monticello Theatre Association presents, Witness for the Prosecution. Sept. 19-22 is the weekend to
Make it Monticello! Monticello Main Street, Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 by concerned local volunteers dedicated to historic preservation and to strengthening our community’s economic growth. The main area of concentration is in the downtown business district, and the extended fringe area of Monticello’s downtown.