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Events in Nauvoo

In addition to our year-round activities, Nauvoo is the location for many wonderful events and festivals your whole family will enjoy. Many of these events have become regional traditions and attract people from around the world.

Jun
02

Historic Nauvoo Summer Shows

Location:
Historic Nauvoo Visitors' Center
Date
Jun 02 2021 10:30 am - Oct 31 2021 5:00 pm
Website:
https://www.nauvoohistoricsites.org/

Historic Nauvoo sites are open for in-person guided tours, and the Young Performing Missionaries are performing daily.  All visitors wishing to tour any of the sites must register in advance for guided tours of selected sites.  On-line tours of the sites are also available.  Click here for more information.

Jul
02

8th Annual Cruisin' for the Kids Cruise Night

Location:
Outlaw Tees
Date
Jul 02 2021 5:00 pm

Nauvoo will host the 8th Annual Cruisin’ for the Kids Cruise Night in Nauvoo on Friday, July 2nd at Outlaw Tees, 85 North Iowa Street, from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.  This event is free and open to all ages with a special area for those under 21 years of age and includes an optional cruise through town, specialty awards, and prize giveaways. The cruise night is open to all makes, models, and all age groups.

This event is to help promote the sport of hot rodding and the Festival on Wheels / Tom Ciolek Memorial Scholarship that is available to an area senior heading into an accredited automotive program after high school.
Covid-19 Health Guidelines will be implemented where applicable.

 

 

Jul
06

The Nauvoo and British Pageants - Postponed until 2022

Location:
Nauvoo Pageant
Date
Jul 06 2021 8:30 pm - Jul 31 2021 10:00 pm
Website:
nauvoopageant.org

The Nauvoo Pageant fills the summer evenings of Nauvoo with authentic hymns and folksongs, lively dances and tender moments that share the joy and tell the stories the early days of Nauvoo. Inspired by journals, sermons and historic records of the period, the pageant is a fun and enjoyable performance with a great story to tell. The pageant has been calcelled for 2021 but will held July 5th thru July 30th, 2022 with performances Tuesday through Saturday night.

Come early and enjoy the Country Fair starting at 7:00 p.m.  Join in a variety of pioneer games and activities.  Enjoy some toe tapping music while learning pioneer dances.

Learn more about the Nauvoo and British Pageant and other activities. 

 

Sep
03

83rd Annual Nauvoo Grape Festival

Location:
Nauvoo State Park
Date
Sep 03 2021 - Sep 05 2021
Website:
nauvoograpefestival.com

The Nauvoo Grape Festival is an annual celebration held the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Labor Day Weekend in the Nauvoo State Park and surrounding areas of Nauvoo. This long-running festival is packed with activities including competitive events, parades, live entertainment and more! The weekend also features the Festival on Wheels Car Show, one of the region's largest open air car shows.

Learn More! See the Festival Calendar!

 

Sep
04

44th Festival on Wheels Car Show

Location:
Nauvoo State Park
Date
Sep 04 2021 - Sep 05 2021
Website:
festivalonwheels.net/

Nauvoo is host to one of the largest and most impressive car shows in the region. The Festival on Wheels Car Show is an open-air showcase of classic cars from all stages of automobile history. Come see this amazing collection of cars and stay for great food & live music.
Click here for more information.

 

Oct
02

5th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Location:
Historic Downtown Nauvoo
Date
Oct 02 2021 - Oct 31 2021

Nauvoo is hosting the fifth annual Scarecrow Festival.  Over thirty-five scarecrows will be on display along the Mulholland Street business district from October 2nd through the month of October.  Awards will be given to the top 3 entries.  The crows are not scared by Covid 19.  They will be socially distanced and are looking forward to both old and new "crows" to join them.  They are welcoming back the popular minions.  

Take advantage of the "Photo Frame" opportunity to have memories captured using your cell phone or camera.

The fifth annual Scarecrow Festival is sponsored by the Nauvoo Betterment Association, a group dedicated to promoting and encouraging improvements to the quality of life in Nauvoo.

 

 

Jul
05

The Nauvoo and British Pageants

Location:
Nauvoo Pageant
Date
Jul 05 2022 8:30 pm - Jul 30 2022 10:00 pm
Website:
nauvoopageant.org

The Nauvoo Pageant fills the summer evenings of Nauvoo with authentic hymns and folksongs, lively dances and tender moments that share the joy and tell the stories the early days of Nauvoo. Inspired by journals, sermons and historic records of the period, the pageant is a fun and enjoyable performance with a great story to tell. The pageant has been calcelled for 2021 but will held July 5th thru July 30th, 2022 with performances Tuesday through Saturday night.

Come early and enjoy the Country Fair starting at 7:00 p.m.  Join in a variety of pioneer games and activities.  Enjoy some toe tapping music while learning pioneer dances.

Learn more about the Nauvoo and British Pageant and other activities. 

 

Jul
01

Nauvoo Community Center

Location:
City Hall
Date
Jul 01 2023 6:30 pm

The Nauvoo Community Center will be a beautiful addition to Nauvoo.  The Nauvoo Community Center Capital Campaign Committee is currently raising funds to construct the building. For more information visit nauvoocc.org.