Upcoming Lockport Events
You are cordially invited to join in on the fun at the following Lockport events. They take place in or near the downtown. Choose to ride the I & M Canal Trail at a Bike and Dine Lockport event or come in the summer to the Crusin' Lockport Classic Car shows on Monday evenings. The Lockport events shown are sponsored by the City of Lockport, Lockport Township Park District, Main Street Lockport, Lockport Chamber of Commerce, Lockport Woman's Club, and Lockport Township Government.
1836 Fundraising Event
purchase tickets by mailing check, payable to "Main Street Lockport, Inc." and sending to:
Attn: 1836 Event
Main Street Lockport, Inc.
911 South State Street
Lockport, IL 60441
May 19, 2018
Meet at the South Public Landing Parking Lot at 9 am to clean and plant the downtown, free T Shirt and lunch to volunteers. Also a prize drawing!
Please bring gloves, we will provide the tools.
Sponsored by Main Street Lockport
Old Canal Days
June 15-17, 2018
Parade Friday night; Events Saturday and Sunday
Live Music, Family Activities, Wine Bar and Beer Garden. Event sponsored by the City of Lockport
Details: Old Canal Days Schedule
Cruisin' Lockport Classic Car Show and Farmers Market
Mondays, June through
the end of August
from 6 to 9 p.m.
Live music and family activities sponsored by the City of Lockport and the Lockport Township Park District
Summer Art Series at the Lincoln Landing
June through September
Steampunk - more information to come
CITY OF LOCKPORT SUMMER ART SERIES
COMICOPOLIS - WHITE OAK LIBRARY
POP UP SHOPPING - DOWNTOWN LOCKPORT
Lockport Historic District
Stay tuned for details for the 2018 event!!
Join us for a special evening....
This year, we will be hosting our Third annual LobsterFest. A portion of the proceeds of this event will be donated to the Illinois State Museum. The event will be held inside the beautiful Illinois State Museum, behind Embers, and includes live music and the opportunity to view the beautiful art exhibits.
There will be four seatings, at 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00 pm. Each seating is limited to 24 seats.
Live Music. Wine and Beer will be available. Stay tuned ... Tickets are $60 each, and include one drink!
** Registration is closed ... the lobsters are on their way! ** If you didn't get your Lobster dinner reserved in time, please join us for wine and music!
Annual Bike and Dine Lockport
Each ride is 25-30 miles with guides, and food after each loop, T-Shirt included.
** Click here for the Bike and Dine Waiver
2018 Rides dates: June 30 and Sept 15
Reserve your spot today, and enjoy this ride thru historic Lockport and the I&M Canal!
NOTE: September event cancelled - Join us in 2019 for more great rides!!
Click here to see images of past Bike and Dine
Main Street Lockport Holiday Food Drive
Downtown Shops will accept donations to benefit the local Food Pantry; look for shops with a food drive poster in the front window.
Saturday November 22, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 23, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lockport East High School Field House, 1333 E. 7th Street Lockport
Popular craft event featuring three days of crafts for sale at Lockport Township High School East, sponsored by the Lockport Woman's Club
Christmas in the Square and Festival of Trees
November 29, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Santa and his reindeer live from the North Pole. Santa will have a special gift for each child. Stop by the Gladys Fox Museum for the Festival of Trees and see the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on the lawn at Central Square, 222 E. 9th Street
Sponsored by: Lockport Township Park District, City of Lockport, Lockport Township Government, Lockport Chamber of Commerce, and a variety of local businesses.