Special Events in Momence's Historic Downtown District

Community Auction - April 29th - 1pm start

"Cool Cars Under the Stars" Cruise Nights -2nd & 4th Tuesdays, May 22nd - August 28th - 5-8pm

Momence Farmers' Market

Momence Heritage Day - Saturday, June 9th - 12:30-5:30pm

Drivin' the Dixie - June 16th - 2-8pm

Downtown Beautification Day - August 3rd - 3pm (Rain date - August 4th - 9am)

81st Annual Momence Gladiolus Festival - August 8-12th

Annual Meeting TBA

Bordertown Hauntings - October 27th - noon-4pm

Annual Christmas Gathering - December 1st

Santa at the Cabin - Saturday, December 15th

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.


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.