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Monticellobration - September 29, 2018 in Historic, Downtown Monticello

All day event

Downtown Monticello, 101 West Washington Street, Monticello, IL, 61856

Monticellobration is September 29, 2018!

Some of your favorite Monticellobration festivities will be back! Knockerball, food trucks, makers & crafters, and more! New this year? We're kicking of the day with a bike ride at 7:30 AM, then the Oktoberfest fun begins at 11 AM at Monarch Brewing Company where the crowd can partake in keg rolling contests, a beer-stein-holidng competion, and compete for "Best Dressed." We're also hosting some unique, interactive attractions; see detials below. And of course, music, music, music all day long!

EVENT SCHEDULE

7:30 AM: Monticello Recreation Foundation Presents: 'Bike Ride for Recreation'

8 AM - 2 PM: National Coffee Day & Art Show @ Steeple Coffee House, Bee Bowl'd food truck will be stationed out front!

10 AM: Pet Parade, and "Paint the Town: A Chalk Art Contest," presented by the Monticello Area Arts Council (Charter/Washington Street)

11 AM - 4 PM: Family-friendly fun in historic, downtown Monticello! (NO ALCOHOL PERMITTED OUTSIDE OF REGULAR/USUAL PATIO AREAS PRIOR TO 6 PM, EXCEPT FOR AT MONARCH)

4-6 PM: VENDORS DEPART. VOLUNTEERS & CITY STAFF TRANSITION DOWNTOWN FOR EVENING FESTIVITIES.

5 PM: Corvette Club of Illinois Car Show (in front of East End Tavern)

6-11 PM: Outdoor Beer Garden around downtown. Plan ahead now, and designate a driver. Bringing in outside alcohol is strictly prohibited. Professional secutity services provided to ensure safety and compliance.

STAGE ENTERTAINMENT
 
LIVE MUSIC
10 AM: Jack Daniel, First State Bank Main Stage (intermittent between performances throughout the day)
11 AM – 1:30 PM: Lisa & Dave, Monarch Stage
2-4 PM: Dakota Dowling, Monarch Stage
5-7 PM: The Shed Brothers, Monarch Stage
6-8 PM: 3 Gun Whiskey, Fieldhouse Stage
8-11 PM: Sunset Strip, First Stage Bank Main Stage
8 PM – 1 AM: DJ Visions-N-Vibrations at East End Pub
 
INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCES ON THE FIRST STATE BANK MAIN STAGE                                                                                                                 
11 AM: Andrew’s Family Magic: Show of Wonder!
1 PM: Michael Moxie: Magic, Fire Juggling, Comedy, Stunts and More!
2 PM: Sage Logue: Hula-Hooper-Extraordinaire!
 

All questions should be directed to Monticellobration Event Manager, Teresa Brown at: events@monticellomainstreet.org

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