Downtown Mt. Vernon Becoming Event Destination

Downtown Mt. Vernon Becoming Event Destination

MT. VERNON — Summer is almost here and festivals will dot the map across Southern Illinois very soon. The festival season has already kicked off in downtown Mt. Vernon with the 1st Annual Cinco De Mayo Festival a few weeks ago, and there are many more festivals to come.

The city of Mt. Vernon has installed what they call “zig-zag lights” over parts of 9th Street in downtown. City manager Mary Ellen Bechtel says they have been working to make downtown a destination again.

For a full list of events happening in Jefferson County, visit the Chamber of Commerce’s website at southernillinois.com.

Concert Calendar

Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

July 1, 2022 @ 7:00 pm https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0600584EA5DB9CBA From Team Santana: The Santana and Earth, Wind & Fire “Miraculous Supernatural Tour” will now start in June of 2022. Your tickets will be honored for the rescheduled shows. Refunds are available at the original point of purchase for 30 days. We truly can’t wait to see you…

Motley Crue & Def Leppard @ Busch Stadium

Motley Crue & Def Leppard @ Busch Stadium

RESCHEDULED  JULY 5, 2022 @ 4:00 PM Motley Crüe and Def Leppard have announced that they are rescheduling their 2021 stadium tour to 2022. The new date for STL will be July 5, 2022 All tickets will be honored for the new date. Click HERE for more ticket info

El Monstero & Living Colour

El Monstero & Living Colour

El Monstero & Living Colour at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 9th ON SALE • NOWSPECIAL • Lawn and Select Reserved tickets just $19.95 + fees first week of sales Click HERE to purchase tickets

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