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Seasonal Events

Farmer's Market

The Metamora Farmers Market NFP (Not for Profit) is a local market that operates for growers/producers of agricultural related products and local artisans. The market is open seasonally on Saturday Mornings on the Square in Metamora, (8AM-12PM) June through September.

Stay updated with the Metamora Farmer's Market Facebook page.

Join us for free concerts on Friday Evenings from 7:30-9:30 PM at the bandstand in the Metamora Square. All are welcome to attend and bring their own lawn chairs. Bleacher seating is available.


June 1 // Jim Markum Vintage Band

June 08 // Cat Big Band

June 15 // Gus Gustafson Concert Band

June 22 // NO CONCERT

June 29 // Brass Band of Central Illinois


July 6 // Aristocrats

July 13 // Metamora Community Band

July 20 // Nostalgic's

July 27 // Bridges


August 3 // Jim Markum Swing Band

August 10 // Bill Hardesty Band

August 17 // Cat Big Band

August 24 // Gus Gustafson Concert Band

2018 Dates: June 20th through June 23rd

This summer festival has been held in Metamora since 1901 - that's over a hundred years of partying! Originally a one-day picnic, Old Settler's Days has evolved into a multi-day festival with live music, sizzling food, and carnival rides and games.

Tickets will be sold in advance starting June 13th and until June 20th or when sold out. They can be purchased at MTCO and Heartland Bank during regular business hours. Quanities are limited.

Ticket Prices

Advance Ticket: 5 tickets for $10.00

Regular Ticket: 1 ticket for $2.50

Ticket Strip: 10 tickets for $22.00

Wednesday, June 20

Live Music: West MacQueen Street Band, 6:00-9:00pm

Carnival Rides: 5:30-10:00pm

Thursday, June 21

Live Music: Luke Maurer Band, 6:00-9:00pm

Carnival Rides: 5:30-10:00pm

Friday, June 22

Live Music: Billy Vancil Band, 6:30-10:00pm

Carnival Rides: 12:00-10:00pm (rides shut down 5:00-6:00pm)

All you can ride wrist bands from 12:00-5:00pm, $17.00 each

Free Kids Tent (Crafts and Raffles) from 1:00-4:00pm, ages 15 and younger

Barnyard Discoveries, 2:00-4:00pm (free admission)

Saturday, June 23

Lincoln Douglas Race at 7:30am, contact for a registration form

Old Settler's Parade at 10:00am

Carnival Rides: 12:00-10:00pm (rides shut down 5:00-6:00pm)

All you can ride wrist bands from 12:00-5:00pm, $17.00 each

Merilee Studios Performance from 12:00-1:00pm

Free Kids Tent (Crafts and Raffles) from 1:00-4:00pm, ages 15 and younger

Live Music: Joe Stamm Band, 6:30-10:00pm

If you're interested in a booth at Calico Lane or being a part of the parade, please complete the forms below.

Calico Lane Application

Parade Application

Party in the Park

July 14th, 2:00-10:00pm

A full day in Metamora's beautiful Black Partridge Park. Featuring live bands, a beer garden, food trucks, lawn games, shops and merchants from the local community, kids activities and more. We have music scheduled from Eye39, Billy Vancil from Metamora, and Dexter O'Neal and the Funkyard.

7 food trucks including sandwiches, pizza, BBQ, treats and more... and a beer/wine garden from the Germantown Grille will round out the day's food and drink! Come hungry and ready to have fun.

Come out and spend the whole day with us! Tickets are $10 for adults, and kids get in free with a paid adult!

Purchase your tickets at Eventbrite and like the Facebook event for the latest updates. All proceeds from the event will go towards park improvements and facilities. For more information about the event and the Metamora Park Foundation, visit their website.