Morris Downtown Development
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Downtown Morris, IL

Upcoming Events

 

Click here for a printable schedule of Downtown Events!

For additional events in Morris, visit grundychamber.com

 

 

Memorial Day Parade and Observance

Memorial Day Parade and Observance

May 31, 2021 - May 31, 2021

10:30 – Parade begins at Chapin Park and continues down Liberty Street to the courthouse.

11:00am – Observance at the Grundy County Courthouse.

 

Sponsored by Morris VFW. For additional information, contact the Morris VFW at (815)-942-0605.

 

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

June 03, 2021 - June 03, 2021

6:30pm – 8:00

Featuring “The Neverly Brothers” – American Rockabilly and British Invasion Rock ‘n Roll.

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and relax in the cool breezes of a summer night and enjoy a great concert.

In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will be held at the Morris High School Auditorium.  Signs will be posted at the Courthouse.

Click here for a complete listing of the 2021 Summer Concert Series.

 

Gebhard Woods Dulcimer and Traditional Music Festival

Gebhard Woods Dulcimer and Traditional Music Festival

June 12, 2021 - June 13, 2021

Virtual/Online Event

For more information, visit www.gebharddulcimer.org

3 French Hens French Country Market

3 French Hens French Country Market

June 12, 2021 - June 12, 2021

Antiques, artisans, hand crafted items, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more!

8:00am – 2:00pm

Jennifer’s Garden – 555 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450

For more information visit http://www.the3frenchhensmarket.com

Morris Cruise Night

Morris Cruise Night

June 12, 2021 - June 13, 2021

6:00pm-9:00pm

This event may be modified or cancelled based on the status of COVID 19

For more information, visit http://morriscruisenight.com

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

June 17, 2021 - June 17, 2021

6:30pm – 8:00

Featuring “Jonathan Devin and New Country” – Country and Heartland Rock

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and relax in the cool breezes of a summer night and enjoy a great concert.

In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will be held at the Morris High School Auditorium.  Signs will be posted at the Courthouse.

Click here for a complete listing of the 2021 Summer Concert Series.

Sunday Fun Day!

Sunday Fun Day!

June 27, 2021 - June 27, 2021

11:00am – 3:00pm

For more information visit Morris Retail Association on Facebook

Click here for a list of participating MRA businesses.

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

July 01, 2021 - July 01, 2021

6:30pm – 8:00

Featuring “The Stringrays” – your favorite rock ‘n’ rolls oldies

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and relax in the cool breezes of a summer night and enjoy a great concert.

In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will be held at the Morris High School Auditorium.  Signs will be posted at the Courthouse.

Click here for a complete listing of the 2021 Summer Concert Series.

Liberty 5k Run/Walk

Liberty 5k Run/Walk

July 03, 2021 - July 03, 2021

The Liberty 5k is returning to downtown Morris!  Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 3rd!  Modifications have been made to offer an in person, safe and socially distanced run, that can easily transition into a traditional run should mitigations allow.

Click to register today!

Or visits our Liberty 5k page for additional information.

 

3 French Hens French Country Market

3 French Hens French Country Market

July 10, 2021 - July 10, 2021

Antiques, artisans, hand crafted items, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more!

8:00am – 2:00pm

Jennifer’s Garden – 555 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450

For more information visit http://www.the3frenchhensmarket.com

Morris Cruise Night

Morris Cruise Night

July 10, 2021 - July 10, 2021

6:00pm-9:00pm

This event may be modified or cancelled based on the status of COVID 19

For more information, visit http://morriscruisenight.com

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

July 15, 2021 - July 15, 2021

6:30pm – 8:00

Featuring “River Road Trio” – Acoustic trio featuring Terry Carter, Jonelle Carter and Kyle Ripsch

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and relax in the cool breezes of a summer night and enjoy a great concert.

In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will be held at the Morris High School Auditorium.  Signs will be posted at the Courthouse.

Click here for a complete listing of the 2021 Summer Concert Series.

Sunday Fun Day!

Sunday Fun Day!

July 25, 2021 - July 25, 2021

11:00am – 3:00pm

For more information visit Morris Retail Association on Facebook

Click here for a list of participating MRA businesses.

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

July 29, 2021 - July 29, 2021

6:30pm – 8:00

Featuring “Ann Stewart and the Banjo Buddie Dixieland Band” – High energy Dixieland Band

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and relax in the cool breezes of a summer night and enjoy a great concert.

In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will be held at the Morris High School Auditorium.  Signs will be posted at the Courthouse.

Click here for a complete listing of the 2021 Summer Concert Series.

Sidewalk Sales

Sidewalk Sales

August 07, 2021 - August 07, 2021

For more information visit Morris Retail Association on Facebook

Click here for a list of participating MRA businesses.

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

City of Morris' Concert on the Courthouse Lawn

August 12, 2021 - August 12, 2021

6:30pm – 8:00

Featuring “The Del Bergeson Orchestra”

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and relax in the cool breezes of a summer night and enjoy a great concert.

In case of rain or extreme heat, the concert will be held at the Morris High School Auditorium.  Signs will be posted at the Courthouse.

Click here for a complete listing of the 2021 Summer Concert Series.

3 French Hens French Country Market

3 French Hens French Country Market

August 14, 2021 - August 14, 2021

Antiques, artisans, hand crafted items, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more!

8:00am – 2:00pm

Jennifer’s Garden – 555 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450

For more information visit http://www.the3frenchhensmarket.com

Morris Cruise Night

Morris Cruise Night

August 14, 2021 - August 14, 2021

6:00pm-9:00pm

This event may be modified or cancelled based on the status of COVID 19

For more information, visit http://morriscruisenight.com

Sunday Fun Day!

Sunday Fun Day!

August 22, 2021 - August 22, 2021

For more information visit Morris Retail Association on Facebook

Click for a list of participating MRA businesses.

3 French Hens French Country Market

3 French Hens French Country Market

September 11, 2021 - September 11, 2021

Antiques, artisans, hand crafted items, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more!

8:00am – 2:00pm

Jennifer’s Garden – 555 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450

For more information visit http://www.the3frenchhensmarket.com

Morris Cruise Night

Morris Cruise Night

September 11, 2021 - September 11, 2021

6:00pm-9:00pm

This event may be modified or cancelled based on the status of COVID 19

For more information, visit http://morriscruisenight.com

Magic in Morris

Magic in Morris

September 18, 2021 - September 18, 2021

We are still working out the details on this brand new Morris Retail Association event but we do know…our Harry Potter themed event is going to be one for the books!

10:00am  – 5:00pm

Questions?  Message the Morris Retail Association on their Facebook page.

Click for a list of participating MRA businesses.

Grundy County Corn Festival

Grundy County Corn Festival

September 22, 2021 - September 26, 2021

This year’s theme: “It’s good to be back!

Liberty Arts Festival

Liberty Arts Festival

October 02, 2021 - October 02, 2021

The Liberty Art’s Festival Art Walk is returning!  Watch for more information.

Register to participate in the Liberty Arts Festival Art Walk. Click here to register!
https://downtownmorris.com/liberty-arts-fest-registration/

3 French Hens French Country Market

3 French Hens French Country Market

October 09, 2021 - October 09, 2021

Antiques, artisans, hand crafted items, fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more!

8:00am – 2:00pm

Jennifer’s Garden – 555 Gore Rd, Morris, IL 60450

For more information visit http://www.the3frenchhensmarket.com

Morris Cruise Night

Morris Cruise Night

October 09, 2021 - October 09, 2021

4:00pm-7:00pm

This event may be modified or cancelled based on the status of COVID 19

For more information, visit http://morriscruisenight.com

Ghouls Night Out

Ghouls Night Out

October 15, 2021 - October 15, 2021

5:00pm – 9:00pm

For more information visit Morris Retail Association on Facebook

Click here for a list of participating MRA businesses.

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

November 11, 2021 - November 27, 2021

Grundy County Historical Society and Museum – 510 W. Illinois Avenue

The museum will be open for viewing November 11-14, 18-21 and 26-27.  Online bidding will also be available during this time.  All raffle items will be at the museum and will not be available online.  All items must be picked up on November 28.

For more information, call (815) 942-4880

 

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

November 11, 2021 - November 11, 2021

10:30am – Parade begins at Chapin Park and continues down Liberty Street to the courthouse lawn.

11:00am – Veterans Day observance at the Grundy County Courthouse.

Hosted by American Legion Post 294

 

For additional information, contact American Legion Post 294 at (815) 942-0183

Home for the Holidays

Home for the Holidays

November 26, 2021 - November 28, 2021

Check back for more information!

For additional information, visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/homefortheholidaysmorrisil/events/ or

 

Midnight in Morris

Midnight in Morris

December 03, 2021 - December 03, 2021

Gather your friends and head to downtown Morris for a festive holiday evening.  Morris Retail Association (MRA) member stores will be open until midnight!

For additional information, visit the Morris Retail Association’s Facebook page.  Questions?  Please message the Morris Retail Association on Facebook.

Click here for a list of participating MRA businesses.

An Evening with Santa

An Evening with Santa

December 18, 2021 - December 18, 2021

Canal Port Plaza

For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/santaclausiscomingtomorris/

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