Events

Lexington Illinois is filled with wonderful activities year round! Festivities begin in April with Lexington's Bridal & Wedding Expo and continue with the Spring Community Wide Garage sales the last weekend in April.  Celebrate with us the first weekend in May with our annual Red Carpet Corridor Event.  During the summer enjoy the revived Annual Homecoming Carnival on Main St. Fall brings the Community Wide Garage sales and the annual Halloween Party. The festival year ends with Lexington's Christmas on the Prairie.  

Follow all of the wonderful events that Lexington has to offer at Lexington IL Events' FB page

 

Community Wide Garage Sales
Last weekend in April and 3rd weekend in September
Spring Garage Sale Form
Fall Garage Sale Form



Lexington's Rt 66 Red Carpet Corridor
May 6th & 7th

The Red Carpet Corridor celebrates and promotes the small towns located along Historic Rt 66 from Joliet to Towanda. 90 miles of festival activities! Lexington's activities will be located on Main Street in downtown Lexington. Two days filled with family fun activities, unique vendors, delicious food, parade, petting zoo, vintage car/tractor display and live music. Come see how our town stands apart.  
Red Carpet Corridor FB Event Page
Download a Vendor Registration Form



Homecoming Carnival
June 8th, 9th & 10th

Lexington's Homecoming Carnival is back!
Enjoy the return of Lexington's Homecoming Carnival on Main Street, in beautiful downtown Lexington.  Rides, Games, Food and Live Music!

Thursday, June 8th 5pm-9pm
Friday, June 9th 5pm-10pm
Saturday, June 10th 1pm-4pm & 6-10pm
Homecoming Carnival FB event page

 

Lexington's Halloween Party
October 29th, 2pm-5pm

Please join us for some free ghoulish games, freaky fun and frightening food. There will be a costume contest and free hot dog dinner for local children to enjoy. Trick or Treat citywide following the Halloween party from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Halloween Party FB event page

 

Lexington's Christmas on the Prairie
December 3rd, 9am-2pm

Experience Christmas on the Prairie in Lexington. Visit our area vendors located inside Lexington School's gyms from 9am-2pm, then continue to downtown Lexington for an afternoon and evening full of activities. 
Christmas on the Prairie FB event page
Download a Vendor Registration Form


Light Up Lexington - Holiday Lights House Decorating Contest
December 2rd - December 15th

Are you the keeper of lights?  The guru of garland?  The Monet of mistletoe?  Whether you are like "Martha Stewart", with every bulb and decoration just so...or the "Clark Griswold" type who feels the more lights and decorations the merrier, now is your chance to shine and be involved in some friendly, fun competition while brightening up the community!  Start planning now and enter your eye-catching display of lights and decorations in the annual City-Wide Holiday House Decorating Contest!  Pick up an entry form or print one out and return to Lexington City Hall by November 3oth to be entered.  Contest starts during Christmas on the Prairie, Saturday, Dec 2nd and ends Friday, Dec 15th at 12pm.










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