In just a few short weeks, Lemont, IL will celebrate its 150th Anniversary. Today, our streets are filled with people who have the same hope and ambition as early settlers. We invite you to join the celebration of Lemont’s 150 during Legendary Lemont Week.

MONDAY, JUNE 5TH | LEMONT ARTIST GUILD ‘EN PLEIN AIR’ SESSION
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | LEARN MORE

Photo Shared by Lemont Artists Guild | Plein Air Session

Many people have passed through the streets of Lemont and found inspiration so great that inspired them to create masterpieces. Join the Lemont Artists Guild for a plein air session in Lemont Downtown and watch them in their element or break out your own supplies to create your own work of art.

See local artists of all ages create paintings, sculptures, and other pieces of art inspired by Lemont Downtown.  Email [email protected] and let them know you plan to participate.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6TH | DOWNTOWN DAY: EATING

From June 5 -11, we want you to enjoy shopping and eating in the Historic Lemont Downtown.

Pollyanna Brewing Co. Patio on the Lemont Quarries now serving Lemont 150 Lager

Enjoy specially crafted cocktails and delicious menu items from Lemont Downtown restaurants and bars all week long! We’ve gathered up a few of the specials but will continue adding to this list as we get closer to Legendary Lemont Week.

Pollyanna Social
Smokey Row Margarita: Libelula Tequila, Pollyanna Limoncello, Lime Juice, Lemon Juice, Agave Syrup & Smoked Sea Salt

Pollyanna Brewing Company
Lemont 150 Lager: This European Pale Ale pays tribute to our immigrant backgrounds and features can art from local artist, Joyce Affelt. Sales from this brew will fund Village Green Park in Lemont Downtown

 

Photo by Hilltop Photography | Lemont Legends Cruise Night

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7TH | LEMONT LEGENDS CAR SHOW: 150TH CELEBRATION
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM | LEARN MORE

One of our favorite Signature Summer events is back with the first Lemont Legend’s Car Show: Calling All Cars dedicated to the 150th Anniversary. Enjoy a walk through Lemont Downtown looking at vintage cars while enjoying food and drink from local venues.

THURSDAY, JUNE 8TH | DOWNTOWN DAYS: SHOPPING

Photo by Molly Hebda Photography | Mabel’s Market

From June 5 -11, we want you to enjoy shopping and eating in the Historic Lemont Downtown.

At participating retailers, earn a raffle ticket for every $50 you spend. Save your ticket because, at the end of the week, we’ll pull three winners to a basket of Lemont Merchandise, gift cards, and more!

Stay tuned for deals and discounts from merchants.

FRIDAY, JUNE 9TH |150TH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION
1:30PM – 3:00PM | LEARN MORE

Join us in celebrating the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Lemont! We’ll have Mayor Egofske proclaiming the anniversary date and special speakers recognizing this significant milestone. Plus, there will be a special dedication to the future Village Green Park, along with treats and giveaways for everyone.

SATURDAY, JUNE 10 | LEMONT 150 FEST
1:00 – 6:00 PM | LEARN MORE

            The ultimate Lemont block party kicks off

at 1 PM on Saturday, June 10th for Lemont 150. Enjoy fun for the entire family while connecting with our partners and organizations from around Lemont.

On the Main Stage enjoy performances from Lemont High School Band, Lithuanian Folk

Dancers, Slovenian Youth Growh Marela Dancers, Irish Dancers, and a Pierogi Eating Contest, plus music from GAC Entertainment DJ.

Additionally, find face painting, crafts, carnival games, balloon artists, and maybe a visit from our Lemontster mascot, Archie.

Photo by Lemont Historical Society

SUNDAY, JUNE 11 | LEMONT 1873-1893 WALKING ARCHITECTURE TOUR
2:00 – 3:30 PM | BUY TICKETS

Join Lemont History enthusiasts Jason Berry and Kevin Barron for a guided walking tour through the Lemont of 1873 and the first 20 years after it was established. You’ll enjoy stories of the past and get some insight into the future of Lemont.


SHOP THE COMMEMORATIVE COLLECTION BY EICH’S SPORTING GOODS

Proceeds from the sale of Lemont 150 Merchandise will benefit Village Green park. Now is the time to rep your hometown and show some support for Lemont’s history.