Phone: 217-268-4959


Dates are subject to change. Please call ahead for specific information and additional activities.


12: Mattoon’s Gardenfest at Lytle Park, formerly the Annual Herbfest.


16: Mattoon Artworks in downtown.


4: Indep­en­dence Day Celebration. Fireworks at the Coles County Airport.
17-21: 33rd Annual Bagelfest Celebration. For information, visit
19-22: Mattoon Bagelfest Softball Tournament.


18: Mattoon Holiday Art and Craft Sale in the Lone Elm Room of the Mattoon Depot.
18: Mattoon Christmas Parade and Santa Chase 5k/half marathon.

November 17-December 25: Mattoon Lightworks. Enjoy the lights of the season in Peterson Park.


7: Celebrate Downtown Mattoon Christmas.

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