Annual Events in Morton

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Annual Events in Morton, Illinois
MORTON PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

Downtown Morton
Celebrating Morton as the Pumpkin Capital of the World, the Morton Pumpkin Festival is a longstanding Morton tradition. Pageants, competitions, parades, and a carnival attracts visitors from across central Illinois and beyond.
2019: September 11 – 14
2020: September 16 – 19
2021: September 15 – 18
2022: September 14 – 17

FALL / WINTER CONCERT SERIES

Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center Monthly performances from October to February. Tickets are available online to purchase at mortonfinearts.org.

HOMETOWN HOLIDAYS & SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

Memorial Plaza
Come out for the annual tree lighting, enjoy wintry and festive activities and offerings, and shop small for the holidays! 4th Saturday in November.

MORTON FARMERS MARKET N MORE

225 E. Jefferson St.
Fresh produce including veggies and fruit, handmade sweets, pottery, art, live entertainment, food trucks, yoga, and more! Tuesdays beginning with the 1st Tuesday in June through the first Tuesday in September

ARTS IN THE PARK

Idlewood Arts Pavilion, Idlewood Park Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a free summer outdoor concert! Sandwiches, snacks, and drinks are available for purchase. Thursdays in June and July

FOURTH FRIDAYS

Downtown Morton
Celebrate the arts in Morton with live music, local artist shows, family-friendly activities, and specials at your favorite retailers and restaurants. 4th Friday from April – August.

DOWNTOWN SUPER CRUISE & TRACTOR SHOW

Downtown Morton
Some of best vehicles in central Illinois cruise into downtown Morton for a day of summer fun! Enjoy music, browse local shops, and feast at local restaurants.1st Saturday after the 4th of July, Rain Date
following Saturday

ALL-AMERICAN GIRL DAY (SUPER) HERO DAY

Downtown Morton
Participating locations will have an activity planned in their shop for fans of dolls (June)
and heroes of all kinds (July) to enjoy. Dress up for a fun day downtown. All-American Girl Day – 3rd Saturday in June (Super) Hero Day – 3rd Saturday in July For more events and local happenings,
visit www.mortonmagnet.com, www.mortonfinearts.org and www.mortonchamber.org!

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Morton Chamber of Commerce
(309) 263-2491

Morton Economic Development Council
(309) 263-2491

Morton Park District
(309) 263-7429

Morton Public Library
(309) 263-2200

Village of Morton
(309) 266-5361

Morton Unit School District 709
(309) 263-2581

Morton Police Department (non-emergency)
(309) 266-6666

Morton Fire Department (non-emergency)
(309) 266-9001

Morton Utilities
(309) 266-5361

U.S. Post Office
(309) 266-6421

Tazewell County Health Department
(309) 925-5511

Morton Township
(309) 266-6445

URGENT CARE

OSF PromptCare
(309) 655-2431

UnityPoint Family Medicine Clinic
(309) 263-9124

OSF PromptCare
(309) 655-2431

UnityPoint Family Medicine Clinic
(309) 263-9124