Pekin marigold festival

Marigold Festival Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

The 2019 Marigold Festival has lots of great events to participate in!

You can view a map of the park for festivity locations here!

Friday, July 19th

Pekin Marigold Festival Garden Contest
Tazewell County Farm Bureau & Pekin Public Library
Photographs of winning gardens to be displayed at festival

Sunday, July 21st           

Noon – 5:00 pm   
Little Mr. & Miss Marigold Pageant
  Pekin Moose Lodge

Saturday, August 10th

7:00 pm                                  
Miss Marigold Pageant
PCHS F.M. Peterson Theatre

Monday, August 26th  

12:00 pm
1st Pepsi Marigold Medallion Hunt Clue Released

Thursday, September 5th

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm                 
Marigold Festival Wine Tasting Event @ Pekin Country Club, 310 Country Club Dr.

5:30 pm – 9:30 pm                 
Commerce Bank Carnival Bracelet Night @ Parking lot north of Magic Dragon Golf

Friday, September 6th

5:00 – 8:00 pm                       
Friday Night on the Lawn (Free Food & Games/Rain or Shine)
First United Methodist Church, 1315 Court St.

5:00 – 11:00 pm                     
Commerce Bank Carnival Parking lot north of Magic Dragon Golf

Saturday, September 7th

7:00 am – 6:00pm                  
First United Methodist Church
Free Parking, Free Bottled Water, Hospitality Tent
1315 Court St.

7:30 am                                  
Running With the Saints 5K Run/Walk Hosted by St. Joseph Catholic School
Coal Miner’s Park

8:00 am – 5:00 pm   (Rain Date – Sunday)          
Sand Volleyball Tournament Hosted by the Illinois River Valley Special Recreation Association (IRVSRA)
Sand Volleyball Courts, Mineral Springs Park

9:00 am – 6:00 pm                 
Art in the Park sponsored by Vonderheide Floor Coverings
Pekin Insurance Festive Foods
CEFCU Soda Stations
UnityPoint Health Community Spotlight
Ritchhart's Mobile Zoo

9:00 am – 6:00 pm                 
Hold-n-Load Package Service
Handicap Permit Parking Lot                                    

9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Party Paparazzi
In front of Pavilion on Pavilion Drive

10:00 am
Marigold Festival Parade sponsored by Busey Bank
Broadway St.

11:00 am – 6:00 pm               
Kids’ Experience sponsored by Big R of Pekin
Kiddie Korral Area

11:00 am – 11:00 pm             
Commerce Bank Carnival
Parking lot north of Magic Dragon Golf

11:45 pm – 12:15 pm             
Miss Marigold Pageant Contestants
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Game Zone
Diamond 1

12:30 pm – 1:00 pm             
Pekin Community High School Noteables Show Choir
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm               
By the Book
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

2:00 pm             
USA Patriots Amputee Softball Team sponsored by Kouri’s Pub
Playing representatives of Pekin Police and Fire Departments
Diamond 2

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm                 
The NikBeats
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

5:00 pm                 
USA Patriots Amputee Softball Team sponsored by Kouri's Pub
Playing a team of avid softball players from the community
Diamond 2

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm                 
Edgar Sandoval and Friends
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm                 
Captain Quirk
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

6:00 pm                                  
Art in the Park Closes sponsored by Vonderheide Floor Coverings

7:00 pm                  
Lagoon Glow sponsored by East Court Village
North side of Mineral Springs Park Lagoon

Sunday, September 8th

7:00am – 5:00pm                   
Free Parking, Free Bottled Water, Hospitality Tent
First United Methodist Church
1315 Court St

9:00 am (registration)           
Chalk Walk sponsored by NRG Powerton Generating Station
Art work from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Northeast side of Lagoon

9:00 am – 5:00 pm                 
Art in the Park sponsored by Vonderheide Floor Coverings
Pekin Insurance Festive Foods
CEFCU Soda Stations
UnityPoint Health Community Spotlight
Ritchhart's Mobile Zoo
Upper Limits Rock Climbing Wall


9:00 am – 5:00 pm                 
182nd Airlift Wing Peoria Air National Guard
Equipment Display
Royal Ave.

9:00 am – 5:00 pm                 
Party Paparazzi
In front of Pavilion on Pavilion Drive

9:00 am – 5:00 pm                 
Hold-n-Load Package Service
Handicap Permit Parking Lot

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Game Zone
Diamond 1

10:30 am - 11:45 am              
Community Worship Service
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

11:00 am – 5:00 pm               
Commerce Bank Carnival
Parking lot north of Magic Dragon Golf

11:00 am – 5:00 pm               
Kids’ Experience sponsored by Big R of Pekin
Kiddie Korral Area

Noon
Second-Chance-Sunday Medallion Hunt
Rules and Clues via Pekin Marigold Facebook page and announcements in the park

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm               
Lee Hall as "Elvis"
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm                 
The Parke               
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm                 
The Corn Wolves                
Pekin Community Bank Showcase Stage

5:00 pm                                   Festival Closes                                               

You can also see the latest news on the Pekin Marigold Festival blog at http://marigoldfestival.blogspot.com.

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