29th Decatur Celebration

Published 07/28 2014 05:24PM

Updated 07/28 2014 05:26PM

At Decatur Celebration, there’s something exciting around every corner.

Each August, hundreds of thousands of people flock to Central Illinois to experience Decatur Celebration, the Midwest’s most exciting family street festival. The massive 3-day event blankets the downtown business district with:

Five Festivals in One:Music, Food, Arts & Crafts, Carnival, and Film
8 Show Stages featuring national and emerging music artists
Over 70 unique food items hand-selected for quality and inspected for safety
3 blocks of Arts & Crafters
Spectacular carnival rides for all ages
Razzle Dazzle Goodtimes Parade televised LIVE on WAND Storm Center 17
Kids Block featuring children’s games, shows and prizes
Wine Garden featuring a premier selection of wine and the cool sounds of blues music
“Indie” art and music area called “The Back Lot” featuring emerging music artists on the Spotlight Stage, a community art project, artist exhibitions and craft beers.
Decatur Celebration’s 29 year-and-counting legacy includes much more than entertainment for the whole family; the Celebration is all about community. Each year the event generates over $100,000 for a number of local service organizations, provides opportunities for volunteerism, and means millions to the local business community.


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