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Downtown Block Party

2021 Downtown Block Party

Friday, August 27

4:30-6:30 PM

Chandler Park


Whether you are a student at Western Illinois University or Spoon River College, a resident of Macomb, or a visitor from out of town YOU are invited to join us for the 2021 Downtown Block Party and get to know the heart and soul of Macomb! Sponsored by the City of Macomb, Macomb Area Chamber of Commerce, Western Illinois University and Spoon River College.

  • Live Music from King Graffiti Band!
  • Local Celebrity Dunk Tank!
    • 4:30-4:50: Curt Oldfield- SRC President
    • 4:50-5:10: Coach Rob Jeter- WIU Men's Basketball
    • 5:10-5:30: John "JB" Biernbaum- McDonough County Restaurants Daily Specials Facebook Page
    • 5:30-5:50: Brian Kinman- DJ B-Tight from Kids Boogey Bash
    • 5:50-6:10: Nick Stoneking- Vice Principal Edison Elementary
  • Horseshoe Eating Contest sponsored by Chubby's! Win a trophy!
  • TONS of Prizes at the Dunk Tank!
    • WIU Swag
    • SRC Swag
    • Chamber Gift Certificates
    • Local Restaurant Gift Cards
    • Local Retail Gift Cards
    • Visa Gift Cards
    • And More!
  • Games!
  • Giveaways and Samples!
  • Free Shop Local T-shirt*
  • Meet Ray - the WIU Live Mascot!
  • Meet Mac - the Macomb Police K9!
  • WIU Photo Station with Rocky!
  • SRC Photo Station with Sheldon!
  • Petting Zoo!
  • Local business and organization booths and pop ups!

*While supplies last

2021 Sponsors

Thank you to TJR Designs for creating the Downtown Block Party logo and shop local t-shirts!