Beautiful Nauvoo Calendar

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.

Apr
28

City-Wide Curbside Cleanup

Location:
City Hall
Date
Apr 28 2021

Nauvoo's Annual City-Wide Cleanup is currently planned for Wednesday, April 28th.  Curbside pickup will be most smaller items that are of manageable sizes.  Large appliances may be taken to the uptown city parking lot behind Annie's and the public restrooms.  Some items will NOT be accepted at any locations.  Electronics will be accepted at City Hall this year.  See the attached document. for details.

May
01

The Flood Museum Opening

Location:
The Flood Museum
Date
May 01 2021 10:00 am

The Flood Museum will be opening on Saturday, May 1st.  Due to Covid restrictions reservations are required.  The Flood Museum is a Family Adventure featuring fossil exhibits (including T-Rex), a Bible and Bible Art Museum, as well as The Flood Experience, an immersive multimedia journey through the flood, and after.  Click here for more information.

May
01

Historic Nauvoo Summer Shows - Not Currently Available

Location:
Historic Nauvoo Visitors Center
Date
May 01 2021 10:30 am - Oct 01 2021 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.nauvoohistoricsites.org/

Historic Nauvoo normally is open for tours and presents a variety of shows during the summer.  Due to Covid restrictions those activities are on hold.  Visitors are welcome to drive around and walk on the sidewalks and take photos, but there are no activities currently available.  You can schedule live video tours of the historic sites.  Click here for more information.

May
15

Nauvoo Historical Society Open House

Location:
Nauvoo Historical Society Museums
Date
May 15 2021

Opening day for the Nauvoo Historical Society Weld House and Rheinberger House Museums is May 15 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m..  The Rheinberger House Museum, located in the Nauvoo State Park, will be open daily from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.  The Weld House Museum, located at 1380 Mulholland Street, will be open Thursday thru Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

May
31

Nauvoo Memorial Day Community Picnic

Location:
City Hall
Date
May 31 2021 11:00 am

Come to beautiful Nauvoo on Memorial Day weekend for a special community picnic with great food for a free-will offering, music performances and a patriotic flag ceremony honoring our heroic service men & women. The special celebration will be held on May 31, 2021, at the Nauvoo City Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and has become a great tradition for those who both visit and live in Nauvoo.  Sponsored by the Nauvoo Betterment Association, a group dedicated to promoting and encouraging improvements to the quality of life in Nauvoo. 

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

84th Annual Nauvoo Grape Festival

Location:
Nauvoo State Park
Date
Sep 03 2021 - Sep 05 2021

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

45th Festival on Wheels Car Show

Location:
Nauvoo State Park
Date
Sep 04 2021 - Sep 05 2021

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.
Learn More! See the Festival on Wheels Calendar!

 

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.