Annual Leclaire Parkfest - Edwardsville, IL


Annual Community Festival
Leclaire Parkfest

Edwardsville, Illinois

Sunday, October 20, 2019


Location: Leclaire Lake Park, 900 Hale Ave, Edwardsville, IL

Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Times: Noon to 5 pm

Description: You’re invited to join the fun at the annual Leclaire Parkfest hosted by the Friends of Leclaire organization as a way to promote the unique history of the Leclaire National Historic District.

Food booths run by local non-profit organizations offer a wide variety of choices of refreshments typically featuring Italian beef, steak kabobs, chicken and dumplings, hot dogs, walking tacos, curly fries, funnel cakes, lemonade, and more. A Wine and Beer Garden is complimented by a wide variety of delicious festival food provided by local non-profit organizations. Local artisans and crafters will have their work on display and available for purchase. The St. Andrew’s Relay for Life Team hosts their annual used book sale with thousands of books and very low prices and there are a variety of craftsmen selling their wares. Children’s activities include an art activity booth and games. Games, pet adoptions, and other family activities provide something for every age.

The purpose of the festival is to promote Leclaire’s history, and to that end there are displays of photos, and literature about Leclaire available including walking tour brochures. There is also a narrated trolley tour of the historic district that runs throughout the afternoon on the half hour from the Friends of Leclaire booth. A display of vintage tractors and farm equipment can be found on the Madison Avenue side of the park.

Parking for Leclaire Parkfest is available at Leclaire School on Franklin Avenue (2 blocks east of the festival), at the Historic Nelson Campus of LCCC (3 blocks north of the festival) or on the streets of Leclaire


For more information call 618-656-1294
  visit the Friends of Leclaire website

Directions and Map:

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