September 8 - 11, 2022


The Pekin Marigold Festival is always held the weekend after Labor Day in the Marigold Capital of the World - Pekin, Illinois.

Marigold Parade

Parade applications will be available July 2022.

Marigold Golf Outing

Thursday, September 1st. Pre-registration is available at any time by contacting the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce.

Art in the Park Vendors

Pre-registration for Art in the Park will open in January 2022.

Marigold Festival 2021 Highlights

Medallion Hunt

Read up on all the clue explanations as you prepare for the 2022 hunt! The hunt will begin Monday, August 29th.

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Miss Marigold Pageant

Applications are available at the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2022 Miss Marigold Pageant.

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Greg and Gloria Ranney, Pekin Marigold Festival Grand Marshals

Grand Marshal

This annual honor is presented by the Marigold Festival Committee to recognize a local resident (or couple) who has given freely to the betterment of our community.

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