Pekin Marigold Festival
Held in the Marigold Capital of the World, don't miss this annual festival to honor Pekin’s favorite son, Senator Everett Dirksen. Enjoy the yearly parade, crowning of Miss Marigold, carnival and more! Purchase a floating lantern to honor your heroes at Lagoon Glow, held at the Mineral Spring Park Lagoon.
Insider tip: Get a map and wear your walking shoes, there’s way more to see and do than you would expect!
THE 2022 PEKIN MARIGOLD FESTIVAL
The Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce announces the 50th annual Marigold Festival will be held September 8-11th in Mineral Springs Park. The Pekin Marigold Festival is one of the largest community festivals in Central Illinois. Each year, thousands of people gather in Pekin to shop small and support local causes through a huge line up of events and vendor opportunities. The festival committee aims to have events for anyone from artists and music lovers to food connoisseurs, to sport fanatics, and more.