Downtown Beautification

Friday, August 3rd at 3pm (Rain date: Saturday, August 4th at 9am)

Each year, the community of Momence comes together to beautify our downtown district. Volunteers of all ages show up to plant, clean up the downtown area, and maintain the green spaces.

 

Marilyn and Ann Ostrow planting at the Historical House

Marilyn and Ann Ostrow sprucing up the garden at the Graham Historic House & Museum.


This year's flower baskets are hanging on the walkbridge to Island Park, as well as from the light poles in downtown Momence. Take a stroll through our historic downtown and out to the walkbridge to enjoy the beauty!

Walkbridge flower baskets

Recent Events

Auctioneer Bill Phelps
April 29th

Community Auction

A great time was had by all with River Valley Auctioneers Bill Phelps and Danny Loftus accepting bids on all sorts of treasures.

Cruise Night on Washington Street
May - August

Cruise Nights

Washington Street Downtown once again came alive with antique and unique "Cool Cars under the Stars" throughout the summer. The public came out to browse, listen to the music, eat some great food, and take a chance on the split the pot drawings held at each event.

Carolers performing at the Graham House
December 2nd

Christmas Gathering

This annual Holiday event features the downtown brimming with Holiday Cheer - with special guest Santa and his reindeer, camel rides, horse-drawn sleigh rides, craft shows, and lots more activities for young and old alike. Beautifully decorated store windows in the theme "Christmas Blessings" and the community Christmas Tree warmly welcome visitors to this Momence Holiday Tradition.

Spotlight

Bordertown Haunting Hayride

Bordertown Hauntings

Saturday, October 27th

Next up - Main Street's Annual Bordertown Hauntings features a wide variety of activities, including downtown trick-or-treating, pumpkin and cookie decorating, Children's and pet costume contests, magic show, spooky storytelling at the library, Halloween songs with Farmer Ron at the Farm Museum, and more. Join us in Historic Downtown Momence from noon-4pm for a great, family-friendly day.