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Making Downtown Better, Together!

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A vital downtown is the heart and soul of a thriving community.

Lawrence D Bryan, PhD, Founding President of Jacksonville Main Street

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 08, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Jacksonville, N Central Park, Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
    Dance the night away to Captain Geech and the Shrimp Shack Shooters as Jacksonville Main Street honors 2020 and 2021 outstanding volunteers and businesses!
  • Oct 22, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Central Park, Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
    The whole family will enjoy this favorite fall festival... famous for its Pumpkin Drop! $10/participant for the day filled with fun, food, activities, a petting zoo, pumpkin games, costume contests for kids and pets, hot wings and pie eating contests! Don't miss a minute of this great experience!
  • Nov 14, 10:00 AM CST – Dec 07, 11:00 AM CST
    Jacksonville, Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
    Enjoy 12 Days of Loving Local... support small businesses during this holiday season! Buy a $10 Santa hat filled with hundreds in savings for dozens of local businesses!!
  • Nov 23, 10:00 AM – Dec 03, 10:00 AM
    Downtown, Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
    Now a yearly favorite, decorate a gingerbread house and display it at participating downtown businesses for online voting to determine the people's choice in adult and children's categories!
  • Dec 02, 4:00 PM – Dec 03, 4:00 PM
    Downtown Jacksonville, Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
    Make the Christkindl Market vendor and historic downtown shopping event an annual favorite that adds to the Christmas spirit!
  • Sep 09, 2023, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Central Park, Jacksonville, IL 62650, USA
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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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