Oglesby Summer Fun Fest

June 17-20, 2021



Our festival offers something for everyone. Free entertainment, a beer garden, town-wide garage sales, a craft and vendor show, the BEST carnival around, a variety of food vendors, sweet treats and an amazing fireworks finale. Don’t miss out!

Foam Party in the Park

When: Saturday, June 19, 2021 
Where: Summer Fest Grounds
Time: 11:00AM - 2PM 
Who: Kids (13 and under)
Cost: FREE
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We will have a foam cannon, face painting, cotton candy, snow cones, Cory the Magician and Boomin DJ playing the latest hits! 
You will not want to miss out on this FOAMTASTIC event!!
Lunch will be provided: Hot Dogs, Chips, Juice, and Water

We would like to extend a huge thank you to Matthew Klein Films for allowing us to use videos and photos for our web page!


Carnival Hours and Wristband Prices



6:00 PM-10:00 PM    



5:00 PM-11:00 PM    



1:00 PM-11:00 PM    


1:00 PM-9:00 PM   


Thursday - 6/17
  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   Neverly Brothers 
  9:00 PM - 11:00 PM   Purple Veins-Prince Tribute
Friday - 6/18 
  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM   Hey Cowboy  
  9:00 PM - 11:00 PM   Ethan Bell
Saturday - 6/19
  3:00 PM - 5:00 PM     Free Range Chickens
  5:30 PM - 7:30 PM   Born on the Bayou-CCR Tribute
  8:00 PM - 11:00 PM    Poison'd Crue
Sunday - 6/20
   1:00 PM - 3:00 PM   Craig Gerdes 
   3:30 PM - 5:30 PM    She's A Maybe
   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM   303

Craft and Vendor Show

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Friday, June 18       5:00PM-9:00PM 

Saturday, June 19   12:00PM-6:00PM

Sunday, June 20     12:00PM-6:00PM

For more information or to print an application. Please click the application button below. 



T.E.S.T, Inc.
Illini State Bank
Heartland Bank
Eureka Savings Bank
Jacob and Klein Law Office 
Green Thumb Industries(GTI)
Mertel Gravel Company
John Pohar and Sons, Inc  
Casey's General Store 
Vintage Antiques and More
Lizzie's Lounge of Oglesby


Party In The Park 
St. Margaret's Hospital
Oglesby Police Department
John's Service and Sales, Inc.

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The fireworks are set
to begin at 9:30pm
on Sunday!
J&M Displays
will be back this year
to wrap up
our FunFest
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Conveniently located on Interstate 39 at Exit 54, the Best Western Oglesby Inn makes it easy to experience all that the area has to offer. The closest hotel to the waterfalls and wildlife of Starved Rock State Park, this Oglesby hotel also offers easy access to Matthiessen and Buffalo Rock State Parks. Spend your days hiking, running and exploring these parks, as well as boating along the historic I & M Canal. 


Starved Rock State Park is just five miles away, while Buffalo and Matthiessen State Parks are nearby. Take a tour of Hegeler Carus Mansion or roll a strike at Super Bowl Bowling. Go shopping or catch a movie at Peru Mall. Visit Spring Creek or South Bluff Golf Courses. If you have a need for speed, get your adrenaline fix at LaSalle Speedway.

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Starved Rock State Park and Lodge is located less than two hours from Chicago. Relax in the comfort of our historic lodge accommodations, charming log cabins and spacious hotel rooms set among the pines, canyons and waterfalls of the park. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this authentic log-built lodge exudes a mix of rustic luxury, Midwestern hospitality and comfortable amenities. Our inviting accommodations, delicious restaurants and unlimited outdoor adventure are waiting for you.


Discover a magical family getaway just beyond the glow of Chicago at Starved Rock's own Grand Bear Resort. Nestled in this natural area of Illinois, we offer an oasis of relaxation and adventure - a destination where waterpark fun meets nature! A truly unforgettable place to unwind, play, meet, dine and explore with family and friends.



ADDRESS: 110 E. Walnut St.  Oglesby, IL 61348

TEL: 815.883.3389  |  oglesbyclerk@yahoo.com