Located just 60 minutes southwest of downtown Chicago, downtown Morris, Illinois offers the amenities of its more metropolitan suburban neighbors along with small-town hospitality and charm. Come to downtown Morris and enjoy a fun day shopping for unique gifts, enjoying our restaurants and tea room, and enjoying outdoor activities. Make memories and have fun with your friends or your family as you shop, dine and enjoy!
Peruse downtown Morris’ unique shops and retail stores where you will find everything from vintage decor to the latest fashions. Local business owners take pride in helping you find the perfect gift or complete your look.
Drop in for a conversation over lunch, dinner, or a cup of coffee, or celebrate a special occasion with great Morris hospitality. Downtown restaurants and cafes offer pleasing treats for a wide range of palets.
Come for the day to take in the historic lure the scenic I and M Canal, or stay for one of our downtown events. Live music, artisans, food vendors, 5k runners, Christmas carolers and a parade are a few of the sights you can experience when wandering our downtown streets.
The mission of the Morris Downtown Development Partnership, Inc. is to preserve, enhance and promote downtown Morris.