Fall Events Around Champaign Urbana

Urbana really has the festivals.....here the big stage for the Blues, Brews, and Barbeques in the spring.

Both Champaign and Urbana have various great events during the year. Blues, local bands of all kinds, arts, food- and there is a great weekly farmer’s market in downtown Urbana from spring through fall.

The Urbana Business Association is hosting the 36th Annual Sweetcorn Festival & The Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce is converting downtown Mahomet into the Sangamon River Music Festival.   Both communities invite you to come out and spend the weekend with them.

Coming up soon is the 36th annual Sweetcorn Festival in downtown Urbana August 26 and 27.

Here is the lineup for this free event.

Friday:

5:30 – 6:45 THE BRAT PACK

7:15 – 8:45 The Tons O’ Fun Band

9:15 – 10:45 Headlining – The Boat Drunks

Saturday:

6:00 – 7:00 Lou Dibello Band

7:30 – 8:15 The Feudin’ Hillbillys

9:00 – 10:30 SURVIVOR

For a complete list of activities, <<click here.

Also coming up is the Sangamon River Festival in Downtown Mahomet…one of the truly local festivals.

Here is part of the lineup…

Friday, August 26:
4:00-7:00pm
5:00-10:00pm
5:00-11:00pm
6:00-8:15pm
6:00-8:00pm
8:45-11:00pm
Raminator Monster Truck Rides
Carnival Rides, $17 Armbands
Booth Vendors & Food Court
“Kings Highway”
Bingo – At the Community Building
“Ryan Ideus & Feudin Hillbillys”

Saturday, August 27:
10:00am
11:00am-11:00pm
11:00am-10:00pm
11:00am-7:00pm
11:30am
12:pm-2:00pm
1:00-3:00pm
2:00-6:30pm
2:45-5:00pm
5:30-8:00pm
6:00-8:00pm
8:30-11:00pm
Parade – Begins at Lincoln Trail School
Booth Vendors & Food Court
Carnival Rides $17 Armbands
Raminator Monster Truck Rides
Ronald McDonald Magic Show at Masonic Lodge
“ApologetiX”
Bingo – At the Community Building
CAR SHOW at Sangamon School Parking Lot
“Renegade”
“Poprocks”
Bingo – At the Community Building
Blooze Brothers

Have fun!!!

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