Pekin Main Street




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Farmer's Market Kicks Off June 19th

Pekin Main Street's annual Downtown Outdoor Market begins on Thursday June 19th, in historic downtown Pekin next to the Tazewell County Courthouse on Capitol Street.

This weekly open-air market will be held on Thursday evenings, June 19-September 18, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. with a variety of fresh vegetables, fruits, plants, fresh cut flowers, herbs, bakery items, canned items, crafts and more. Free entertainment will be held on selected weeks on the Courthouse lawn.

Pekin Main Street Wins Award!

We are proud to announce that Pekin Main Street was awarded a 2013 Lt. Governor's Excellence Award for Downtown Revitalization in Design at the annual Illinois Main Street Conference in Pontiac, Illinois. The award was presented for the public/private partnership that made the renovation of the Fusion Building possible. We are proud to share this award with Pastor Dave Carrington and the members of Driven Church for their hard work and tenacity to see this project through. Congratulations!


Check Out Our Photo Gallery


We've added a photo gallery for our 2013 events. Check it out today!

Pekin Main Street 2013 Photo Gallery

Schedule of Events

Downtown Farmers Market

Thursday's, June 19th thru September 18th -
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Open-air market featuring locally grown fresh produce, delicious baked goods, flowers and herbs, crafts, organic items and arts. Free, live entertainment periodically on the Courthouse lawn. Held on Capitol Street, opposite the Courthouse. LINK Cards and WIC/Senior Benefit Vouchers are accepted.