Pekin marigold festival
Lots of great events at the 2016 festival! Can't wait until 2017!!!
Marigold Festival Wine Tasting
Presented by Pekin Country Club
Pekin Country Club will be hosted the 2016 Marigold Festival Wine Tasting on Thursday, September 8th from 5pm until 8pm.
Dogs on a Cat Walk
Sponsored by the Tazewell County Humane Society
Dogs on a Cat Walk was held at the Dog Park at Mineral Springs Park, Thursday, September 8th at 6:00pm.
"Grand Slam" Parking Lot Party
Presented by First United Methodist Church
This free community event had live music, free food, games & drawings.
The "Grand Slam" was held at 1315 Court St. on Friday, September 9th, from 5:00pm - 9:00pm.
Run With The Saints 5K Run
Benefiting the St. Joseph School Athletic Fund
5K Run and Fun Run for all ages. The race began at 7:30am on Saturday, September 10th.
Sand Volleyball Tournament
Presented by Parkside Athletics
The tournament was held at the Sand Volleyball Court in Mineral Springs Park on Saturday, September 10th.
Ritchart's Mobile Zoo
Presented by Richhart
The Mobile Petting Zoo was open, Saturday, September 10th, from 9:00am - 6:00pm, and Sunday, September 11th, from 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Rock Climbing Wall
Presented by Upper Limits
The Rock Climbing Wall was available, Saturday, September 10th from 9:00am - 6pm or Sunday, September 11th from 9:00am - 5:00pm. Upper Limits Rock Climbing Wall was located by the Kids' Experience sponsored by Allegra.
Bubble Ball & Fitness
Presented by X'treme Bubble Ball & Fitness
The X'treme Bubble Ball & Fitness was open, Saturday, September 10th, from 9:00am - 6:00pm, and Sunday, September 11th, from 9:00am - 5:00pm. X'treme Bubble Ball & Fitness was located on Diamond One.
Presented by Pekin Kiwanis Club
Lagoon Golf was located at the Lagoon on Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th, from 11:00 am - 4:30pm.
Presented by Schaeferville Fire Protection Department
The Dunk Tank was open, Saturday, September 10th, from 11:00am - 5:00pm, and Sunday, September 11th, from 11:00am - 4:00pm. The Dunk Tank was located at the Southeast End of Festive Foods.
Presented by Pekin Park District
Saturday, September 10th, from 12:00pm - 2:00pm at Diamond #2 there was a LaCrosse Demonstration.
Presented by Don Bohlander Parkinson's FundRACERS
Breakfast was held on Sunday, September 11th, from 8:00am - 11:00am at the Pekin Moose.
Little Mr. & Miss Marigold
Under the direction of Jackie Montgomery
Congratulations to the 2016 Little Mr. & Little Miss Marigold!
You can also see the latest news on the Pekin Marigold Festival blog at http://marigoldfestival.blogspot.com.
We're here to help you enjoy your Marigold Experience!
Hold n' Load
For a donation, they hold your packages while you continue to shop. Great for those large items or when your hands get full! Look for Hold n' Load in the Handicap Parking Lot (see festival map). This will take place Saturday & Sunday during Art in the Park. Thank you to Illinois River Valley Special Recreation Association for adding this service to the Marigold Festival attendees.
First Aid Station
Thank you to Pekin Hospital for sponsoring the First Aid Station
Nursing Mothers/Changing Station Tent
The Pekin Hospital is sponsored a nursing mothers/changing station tent on September 12th & 13th. The tent will afforded privacy to nurse or to change our littlest festival attendees.
Thanks To Our Additional Festival Supporters
East Court Village
Illinois American Water
Liberty Village of Pekin
Preston Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory
Timbercreek Rehab & Health Care