Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Save the Date!

Marigold Festival books and maps are available!

The 2010 Marigold Festival Books are available.  We also have maps available for the festival, parade and art in the park.  To view the maps please visit the Marigold Festival page of our website at

Monday, July 19, 2010

Marigold Festival Sand Volleyball Tournament Applications Available

Sand Volleyball Tournament ~ Come join in the fun and participate in the Pekin Marigold Festival Sand Volleyball Tournament presented by Parkside Athletics on Saturday, September 11th from 9:00 am to Dusk (Finish). Rain date, Sunday, September 12th. Divisions are Competitive Volleyball on sand volleyball courts and Recreational Volleyball on Dragonland Water Park sand volleyball courts~~both playing at the same time. Entry forms are available online, at the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce and at Parkside Athletics.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Grow For The Gold!

Back again this year is the Grow for the Gold Garden Contest.
Help make Pekin the Marigold Capital of the World with your Marigold gardens. All entries must have a Pekin address and flowers must be visible from the street. The marigolds can be by themselves or in combination with other flowers. You may enter your own flowers or your neighbor's garden. Entry deadline is August 5th, 2010. Judging begins the week of the 8th.
Nomination forms are available online to fax/e-mail or you can call the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce at  346-2106.  e-mail: or fax: 346-2104

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

NTS Marigold Festival Parade Application

Applications for the NTS Marigold Festival Parade are available.  You can download your parade application here or get more festival details by visiting the Pekin Area Chamber Of Commerce website.  The entry deadline is August 27, 2010.  Parade rules and regulations will be included with the application.