Experience the vibrant festival scene of Godfrey, Illinois, a spirited city nestled in the Midwest’s heartland. Our community comes to life with a rich tapestry of events and festivals that showcase our local culture and foster a sense of togetherness.
Kick off the festival season with Arbor Day at Glazebrook Park, a celebration of nature and our commitment to environmental sustainability. Enjoy a day of fun-filled activities and join us in planting trees for future generations to appreciate.
Our Youth Fishing Derby is a highlight of the year, where youngsters test their angling skills in an atmosphere of friendly competition. It’s a chance for kids to bond with nature, learn about local fish species, and foster a love for outdoor activities.
For a unique, larger-than-life experience, join us for BIG Truck Day at Glazebrook Park. This popular event features a variety of heavy machinery and trucks, giving children and adults alike the chance to explore these massive vehicles up close.
Family Fun Fest is a testament to our community spirit. This event is packed with activities for all ages, offering a perfect day out for the entire family. This festival includes our 4th of July fireworks, a spectacle like no other, lighting up the Godfrey skyline with a dazzling display of pyrotechnics that celebrates our nation’s independence.
When autumn arrives, our Fall Corn Festival provides a seasonal celebration complete with hayrides, pumpkin decorating, and plenty of other fall-themed activities.
Finally, as winter descends, the Snowflake Festival ushers in the holiday season with a wonderland of snow-themed events, crafts, and games, creating a magical experience for everyone.
Festivals in Godfrey, Illinois, are a cornerstone of our community life, reflecting our city’s vibrancy and its residents’ shared experiences. From spring’s renewal to winter’s enchantment, our festivals celebrate the cyclical beauty of the seasons and our community’s enduring spirit.