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MONTICELLO

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

March

31: Monticello Parks and Recreation Department Easter Egg Hunt. Forest Preserve Park.

April

6: Allerton Trail Glo 5K. Allerton Park.
7: Allerton 10k/Half Marathon. Allerton Park.

Weekend Train Rides. Monticello Railway Museum: May 5, 6, 26, 27-June 2, 3, 23, 24, 30- July 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 28, 29-August 4, 5, 11, 12, 25, 26-September 1, 2, 22, 23, 29, 30-October 6, 7, 13, 14, 27, 28.

May

5, 6: Annual Plant Sale. Allerton Park.
11: Whites of Spring.
11: Business Expo.
11, 12: Monticello Community Garage Sale.
12: Kirby Derby.
12, 13: Mother’s Day Train Rides. Monticello Railway Museum.
19, 20: May 401 Steam Train. Monticello Railway Museum.
20: Garden Party Fundraiser. Allerton Park.

June

1-3: Horizon Hobby RC Fest.
8: Allerton Park Summer Concert Kickoff.
9: Courthouse Rocks. Downtown Monticello.
9, 10: June 401 Steam Train. Monticello Railway Museum.
13-17: Horizon Hobby Aerotow. Piatt County Airport.
15, 16: Father’s Day Train Rides. Monticello Railway Museum.
21-23: Trailblazers Rodeo.
29: Reds, Whites and the Blues. Allerton Park Concert Series.

July

3: Fireworks Train. Monticello Railway Museum.
3: Monticello Freedom Fest. Lodge Park.
3: Monticellobration Fly-in. Eli Field.
14: Over the Garden Gate Garden Walk. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
14: Courthouse Rocks. Downtown Monticello.
14, 15: Weekend Train Rides. Monticello Railway Museum.
21, 22: July 401 Steam Train. Monticello Railway Museum.

August

9-11: Horizon Jet Meet. Eli Field.
10: Irish Fest. Allerton Park.
11: Courthouse Rocks. Downtown Monticello.
18, 19: August 401 Steam Train Rides. Railway Museum.
25, 26: Weekend Train Rides. Monticello Railway Museum.

September

7, 8: Prairie Sky Music Festival. Allerton Park.
14: Monticello High School Homecoming.
15: Monticellobration. Downtown Monticello.
15, 16: Railroad Days. Monticello Railway Museum.
29, 30: Weekend Train Rides. Railway Museum.

October

5: City-wide Food Drive.
12-14: Fall Clean-up Days.
20, 21: October 401 Steam Train Rides. Railway Museum.

November

16-18: Polar Express. Monticello Railway Museum.
23: Reds of Christmas. Downtown Monticello.
23-25, 30-December 2, 7, 8: Polar Express. Monticello Railway Museum.

December

1: Christmas Parade.
1, 2: Lunch with Santa on the Train. Monticello Railway Museum.


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