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3rd Fridays in Downtown Lincoln

Downtown Lincoln

Held on the 3rd Friday May-July 

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Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival

Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival

Postville Courthouse 

Held the third weekend in September

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LMH Farmers Market

Logan County Fairgrounds 

1408 Short 11th St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217)-605-5008

Held on Saturdays 8am-12pm May-September 

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Lincoln Christmas Express

 

Downtown Lincoln 

Beginning the last weekend in November

  • Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting - Local residents/ businesses sponsor and decorate a Christmas tree. The trees are displayed on the Courthouse Lawn beginning at the Winter Wonderland Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 24th at 5:30 PM.

 

  • Small Business Saturday
    • Beginning Saturday, November 25th, come tour 19 of your favorite Downtown local businesses to launch your Christmas Season. You will receive a ticket to be stamped at each location. Turn in your ticket by December 17th for a chance to win over $450 in local gift cards and prizes!
      *You must visit at least 10 participating locations and make a purchase (no minimum required, where applicable). Your ticket can be turned in at any participating business.
    • The winner will be drawn on December 19th. 
    • Your favorite participating businesses include...
      Abe's Carmelcorn, Copper Penny, Dali Bliss, Debbie's Downtown Floral, Deep Roots, Flossie and Delzena's, Guest House Coffee & Pastries, Guzzardo's Italian Villa, High Brow Studio, Indigo Quilt Studio, Mary Todd's Hallmark, Podbelsek Family Creations, Renew Consignment & Thrift, Small Town Creations, Sorrento's Pizzeria, Spirited Republic, Studio Three Hair & Beauty, The Bee, & Top Hat Creamery
  •  Thank you to our Christmas Express Sponsors!

    • Action Jackson Lawncare, City of Lincoln, First National Bank in Tremont - Lincoln, Grieme-Arnold Insurance Agency, Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home, Joe Ryan Country Financial, John Hoblit Law, Lincoln Daily News, Logan County Board, Logan County Farm Bureau, Logan County Tourism Bureau, ME Realty, Michelle Bauer Country Insurance, Nourish Massage Therapy & Wellness Spa, State Senator Sally Turner, The Title Center, & Tiffany Winebrinner - USA Mortgage

 

  • FREE Carriage Rides - Come take a ride in a carriage around the Courthouse Square! Nov, 24th: 6:00-9:00 PM, all other Friday nights from 5:00-8:00 PM - Dec. 1st; Dec. 8th; Dec.15th and Saturday afternoons from 12:00-3:00 PM - Nov. 25th; Dec. 2nd; Dec. 9th; Dec. 16th. 
    • A big thank you to all our sponsors who make this FREE event possible!
      Abe's Carmelcorn, Copper Penny, Dali Bliss, Debbie's Downtown Floral, Deep Roots, Flossie and Delzena's, Guest House Coffee & Pastries, Guzzardo's Italian Villa, High Brow Studio, Indigo Quilt Studio, Mary Todd's Hallmark, Podbelsek Family Creations, Renew Consignment & Thrift, Small Town Creations, Sorrento's Pizzeria, Spirited Republic, Studio Three Hair & Beauty, The Bee, Top Hat Creamery, Action Jackson Lawncare, City of Lincoln, First National Bank in Tremont - Lincoln, Grieme-Arnold Insurance Agency, Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home, Joe Ryan Country Financial, John Hoblit Law, Lincoln Daily News, Logan County Board, Logan County Farm Bureau, Logan County Tourism Bureau, ME Realty, Michelle Bauer Country Insurance, Nourish Massage Therapy & Wellness Spa, State Senator Sally Turner, The Title Center & Tiffany Winebrinner - USA Mortgage.

 

  • FREE Train Rides in Latham Park - Bring your kiddos to ride a mini train around Latham park! The train will be at Latham Park on Dec. 2nd, 5:00-7:00PM
    • Sponsored by Abe's Carmelcorn, Copper Penny, Dali Bliss, Debbie's Downtown Floral, Deep Roots, Flossie and Delzena's, Guest House Coffee & Pastries, Guzzardo's Italian Villa, High Brow Studio, Indigo Quilt Studio, Mary Todd's Hallmark, Podbelsek Family Creations, Renew Consignment & Thrift, Small Town Creations, Sorrento's Pizzeria, Spirited Republic, Studio Three Hair & Beauty, The Bee, Top Hat Creamery, Action Jackson Lawncare, City of Lincoln, First National Bank in Tremont - Lincoln, Grieme-Arnold Insurance Agency, Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home, Joe Ryan Country Financial, John Hoblit Law, Lincoln Daily News, Logan County Board, Logan County Farm Bureau, Logan County Tourism Bureau, ME Realty, Michelle Bauer Country Insurance, Nourish Massage Therapy & Wellness Spa, State Senator Sally Turner, The Title Center & Tiffany Winebrinner - USA Mortgage.

 

For more information visit the 2023 CHRISTMAS EXPRESS FACEBOOK EVENT

 

  • Christmas Parade- Come kick off the holidays this year with Lincoln's Christmas Parade! The Christmas Parade is Thursday, December 7th, 2023, starting at 6:30 PM.
    This year’s theme will be “Deck the Halls: Christmas Light Show”.
    Christmas Parade Entry Participants: If you wish to have an entry in the Christmas Parade in Downtown Lincoln, please fill out the form by clicking the link! -Christmas Parade Participant/Float Entry Form

 

 For more information visit the CHRISTMAS PARADE FACEBOOK EVENT

 

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Logan County Fair

Logan County Fairgrounds

1408 Short 11th St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217)-732-3311

July 31st - August 7th

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Logan County Route 66 Days 2023

 

 2023 June 18th July 4th 17 11 in 11 85 in

When you shop locally, you help Logan County thrive!

We're celebrating small businesses along the historic Route 66, which is why we're doing Logan County Route 66 Days. This 3 week-long event is a great way to check out some local businesses along Route 66- while earning the chance to win awesome prizes! See below for how to earn multiple entries!

 

Step 1: Pick up a passport at any of the local businesses listed below. 

Step 2: Make a purchase at TEN businesses. *Make sure to show the business your passport for them to stamp/sign*

      • Visit at least 10 Businesses = 1 ENTRY
      • Visit at least 12 businesses = 1 EXTRA ENTRY

Step 3: (Optional): Take a picture in front of your favorite Logan County business and post it on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag: #locoroute66day

      • Upload your photos with #locoroute66days = 1 EXTRA ENTRY

You can get up to 3 total entries per passport!

Step 4: Write your name, email, and phone number on the top of the passports.

Step 5: Drop off your passport at one of the 5 Drop-Off Locations by July 9th:

Drop-Off Locations: *Drop-off by July 9th!

The Logan County Tourism Bureau 101 N Chicago Street - Lincoln, IL
Spirited Republic 509B Pulaski Street - Lincoln, IL
The Davis Dairy Bar 511 E Chestnut Street - Mt. Pulaski, IL
The Country Bumpkin 103 Governor Oglesby Street - Elkhart, IL

 

Step 6: Winners will be drawn on July 14th! Shop Local & Good Luck!

 

Questions? - Call The Logan County Tourism Bureau 217-732-8687

 


 

Participating Businesses:

TOWN NAME ADDRESS
LINCOLN  The Bee 514 Pekin Street
  Cindy's Cottage 533 Woodlawn Street
  Copper Penny 612 Broadway Street
  Dali Bliss Boutique 604 Broadway Street Suite 2
  DeMarchi's 811 Woodlawn Road
  Guest House 113 S Kickapoo Street
  Guzzardo's Italian Villa 509 Pulaski Street
  Mary Todd's Hallmark 610 Broadway Street
  McEntire's Appliance 403 Broadway Street
  The Mill Museum 738 S Washington Street
  Moksha Center 112 S McLean Street
  Mystic Rose 429 Pulaski Street
  ReNew Consignment & Thrift 201 S Sangamon Street
  Rusty Rail 405 Pulaski Street
  Sherwin Williams 523 Pulaski Street
  Small Town Creations 115 S Kickapoo Street
  Sorrento's Pizzeria 614 Broadway Street
  Spirited Republic 509B Pulaski Street
  Top Hat Creamery 513 Pulaski Street #9
ELKHART The Country Bumpkin 103 Governor Oglesby Street
  Elkhart Station 101 Governor Oglesby Street
  Gina's Talk of the Town 115 Governor Oglesby Street
MT. PULASKI Davis Dairy Bar 511 E Chestnut Street
  Market on the Hill 125 S Lafayette Street
ATLANTA Chubby's Bar & Grill 111 SW Arch Street

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Route 66 Weekend

Lincoln, Illinois

Held the second weekend in June

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Logan County Tourism Bureau

101 North Chicago Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

 
 
Normal Hours
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.
June-August
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sat. also
January-March
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Mon.-Fri.
 

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