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May Day Celebration in Gillespie

121 S Macoupin St, Gillespie, IL 62033


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The City of Gillespie and The Illinois Coal Museum at Gillespie invite you to the 1st Annual May Day Celebration!

The day begins with a historic market dedication at the Theatre Colonial, 1 block east of the Coal Museum with welcoming and introduction by Dave Tucker.

Don't miss a chance to check out the grand reopening of the museum with a new floorplan and enhanced exhibits!

A fun street fair will also be taking place during the day with a fun run/walk, local history competition, food, and artist booths to explore. There is something for the whole family at this May Day Celebration!

Click here for a full schedule of the day.


This event is sponsored by Mythic Mississippi Project, Illinois Route 66, Great Rivers & Routes, and Grow Gillespie.


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