Upcoming Events


Savanna Shadfly Festival

Friday, August 22, 2014 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Come to Marquette Park in downtown Savanna for a lighted boat parade on the Mississippi, music, beer tent, crafts, and more! Check out the Savanna in Motion Facebook page for more details.



Thomson’s Melon Days Fall Festival

Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Come to the Heirloom Market & Cafe located along the Great River Road (Route 84) for bluegrass music, bounce houses, petting zoo, and lots of fun for all ages!


Mount Carroll Pumpkinfest

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest includes a 5k Ghoulish Gallop, decorated lampposts, food booths selling everything PUMPKIN, farmers market, pumpkin catapult, pumpkin drag races, celebrated haunted house tours and more. Visit Mount Carroll’s website for an updated activity list. www.mtcarrollil.org


Mount Carroll Great Pumpkin Street Drags

Saturday, October 25, 2014 1:00 PM

The Mount Carroll GREAT PUMPKIN STREET DRAGS will feature REAL pumpkin race cars battling in a unique side-by-side single elimination races featuring handcrafted, decorated Pumpkin Race Cars in a funky and hilarious display of American ingenuity. Entries in each age bracket will battle head-to-head for cash prizes! All races take place in downtown Mount Carroll beginning at 1:00 PM.