Photo courtesy Chris Rizzuto Photography
The 2019 Montgomery Fest schedule is packed with a wide variety of fun family activities and entertainment. Whether you are a fan of live music, car shows, parades, carnivals, great food, fishing or fireworks, you will be delighted as you spend the weekend of August 9th to the 11th enjoying the festivities in downtown Montgomery.
Friday's lineup includes food, beer, and craft vendors starting at 5pm, with main stage entertainment by Back Country Roads. Saturday kicks off with a Downtown Walking Tour and public access to Settlers Cottage, the oldest structure in the Village of Montgomery. Join the Montgomery Fire Department for water fights at 1:30 and the 95.9 The River Road Crew will be on-site from 4-6:30 PM. LAVA Rock and Semple close out the evening with music on the main stage.
On Sunday, join in the Family Fun Carp Fishing Derby at 6am, then walk the car show at Austin Park from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Montgomery Fest Parade kicks off on Main Street at 1:00 PM followed by a BMX stunt show at Village Hall and more live music provided by Wild Daisy, Cap'n Funk & The Groove Train, and Whiskeyfist. Fireworks launch at 9:00 PM.
All activities take place at Montgomery Park, corner of River and Mill Street, unless otherwise noted. Montgomery Foundation’s beer tent will be in the food court, be sure to bring your photo ID. ATMs are in the food court, Village Hall and carnival area. Free shuttle bus service is provided to downtown Montgomery on Saturday and Sunday from Lakewood Creek Elementary School and from the UHaul parking lot on Douglas Road near Route 30. Shuttle buses will run about every half hour from 11a until 10p.
The Village of Montgomery would like to recognize and thank this year’s Montgomery Fest sponsors who make this community event possible, particularly our Diamond, Platinum and Gold Sponsors: Aurora University, Fox Valley Park District, Aurora University, JJPC Tree Care, Ozinga Ready Mix Concrete, 95.5 The River, DC Recycling of Illinois, The Lakone Company, The Montgomery Foundation, Walmart, Aurora Township, Carl Buddig & Company, Engineering Enterprises, Euclid Beverage, Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Julien & Lenert, Montgomery VFW, Oswego Ledger and Rasmussen College.
For updated information visit www.ci.montgomery.il.us.