2019 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Easter Egg Hunt -- sponsored by Dwight Lions Club.  Held in Renfrew Park at 10AM.  Park is divided into sections for various age groups.

Children are able to hunt for eggs and special prizes. Held on Easter Saturday (April 20, 2019)


 

Red Carpet Corridor Weekend -- held the first weekend in May.  Towns from Joliet to Towanda plan 90 miles of fun.  Garage Sales, car shows and entertainment are a few of the activities planned each year.  Dwight's Texaco Welcome Center will be open Saturday and Sunday.  Stop by to visit with the Texaco Man and explore a 1930's gas station.  Dwight will also have all town garage sales all weekend as well as a BBQ contest and Springfest. Times of each event varies, please go to

www.il66redcarpetcorridor.org 

for details. (May 3, 4 & 5, 2019)


 

Farmer's Markets -- are held in the downtown parking lot every Saturday June – mid September. Beginning at 8am area farmers will offer fresh garden produce.  Flowers and plants, crafts, Junk in the Trunk and baked goods are also available.  Sponsored by Dwight Economic Alliance.


Buzz the Gut Cruise Night -- sponsored by Dwight Economic Alliance. Classic cars, music, raffle, Silent Auction, Games & demonstrations.  Food, crafts, novelty items vendors too! Held the 4th Saturday of June each year from 4-9pm. (June 22, 2019)


 

 4th of July -- sponsored by Dwight Economic Alliance. Activities held at the Dwight Grade School grounds include games for children, raffle, food and entertainment.  Giant fireworks display begins at 9PM. Always held on the 4th of July, events start around 5pm.


Dwight Harvest Days -- sponsored by the Harvest Days Committee.  A weekend festival offers something for everyone--crafts and flea market, food vendors, carnival, entertainment on the downtown stage, Kiddie parade, car show and tractor show.  Parade on Sunday. Held the 3rd FULL Weekend of September. Events throughout the day from 9am – 1am during the weekend. Go to www.dwightharvestdays.org for more detailed times. (September 20, 21 & 22, 2019)


 

Basset Waddle--sponsored by Guardian Angel Basset Rescue.  Activities, entertainment and food available for Bassets and their owners at the GABR Park.  Public is welcome to attend. This is held on Harvest Day’s weekend with the Waddle to lead the Harvest Day’s Parade on Sunday. Go to www.bassetrescue.org/2013WaddleInfo.html for more detailed information.  (September 20, 21, & 22, 2019)


Breakfast with Santa-sponsored by Dwight Economic Alliance. Children and parents may enjoy a pancake and sausage breakfast.  Santa will be available to visit and pose for pictures.  The will also be games to play, face painting and a chance to write Santa a letter. Held the 1st Saturday in December round 8am. (December 7, 2019)


 

Christmas Parade-sponsored by Dwight Economic Alliance.  Parade in downtown Dwight includes bands, lighted floats, local entries and children's costumed characters all leading the way for Santa.  Visits with Santa and children's characters after the Parade. Held the 1st Saturday in December at 6pm. (December 7, 2019)




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