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Decatur Celebration

Get together with another 299,999 ready-for-fun people at this free family street festival recognized as one of the top 100 events in North America. Decatur blocks off 22 city blocks and this year celebrates the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln with cool events such as the National Lincoln look-alike contest, Midwest rail splitting competition, Chris Vallillo singing songs of Lincoln and more. There’s something for everyone, including big-name musicians, a 90-unit parade, Illinois’ largest children’s play area, spectacular street performers, exhibitors, 65 arts and crafts vendors and 79 one-of-a-kind food items. For a complete list of times, acts and more visit www.decaturcelebration.com.

Decatur Celebration
August 7-9
Thursday 4-11pm
Friday 5-11pm
Saturday 11am-11pm
Sunday 11am-9:30pm
Downtown Decatur
423-4222
Free

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