Special Events

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Sweet Corn Blues Festival
Over 50,000 ears of fresh sweet corn, sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, and flea market vendors await you on the streets of Uptown! Come out and enjoy the fun, food and some of the best blues music around. The festival is on Saturday,  August 26 from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, August 27 from 11 am to 4 pm. 
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Worldwide Day of Play
Join us on September 30 for a street-fest full of fun! More than 50 vendors will take over Beaufort Street to provide scads of exciting PLAY activities. Enjoy stage performances, a bike rodeo, and touch-a-truck area as well as $4 admission to the Children’s Discovery Museum! Free parking is available in the College Avenue Parking Deck.


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The Town of Normal is home to many special, community-wide events throughout the year.  From art and beer festivals to sports tournaments, there's never a lack of something remarkable and unique to do.  Check out the many fantastic events hosted by Town departments by clicking the buttons below.
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