2011 Decatur Celebration

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Summary

Don't miss your LAST CHANCE to submit to Decatur Celebration, the largest family street festival South of Chicago, Illinois. This eclectic event features headliners, national attractions, 10 show stages and draws more than 300,000 people. Selected artists will be compensated for their performances as well as travel/lodging expenses./n/nDecatur Celebration will mark its 26th year as the largest family street festival South of Chicago, Illinois, on August 5-7, 2011. This eclectic event features headliners, national attractions, 10 show stages and more centered in 20 city blocks of downtown Decatur, IL.


Selected artists will be compensated for their performances as well as travel/lodging expenses. The event also features 79 one-of-a-kind food items, 80 arts and crafts vendors, 40 commercial vendors, and dozens of street events with over 300,000 people in attendance annually.


The Decatur Celebration is kaleidoscope of family fun:


  • Entertainment for all - ethnic to jazz, pop to cajun, blues to oldies, classical to country

  • Four Festivals in one: music, arts and crafts, carnival, and food

  • The largest kids play area in Illinois, Kids Block

  • Super Carnival with 20 spectacular rides

  • Over 100 headline entertainers and street performers

  • Razzle Dazzle Goodtimes Parade, televised LIVE to 400,000 homes

  • Voted Top 25 "Fun of Summer" by Illinois Bureau of Tourism

  • Voted Top 100 Events in North America by American Bus Association


The lineup for the 2011 is coming soon. The 2010 festival featured acts such as:


  • Southern rock legends Charlie Daniels Band playing hits including "The Devil Went Down To Georgia" and "The South's Gonna Do It (Again)"

  • Tone Loc performing Top 10 hits "Wild Thing" and "Funky Cold Medina"

  • Young MC featuring hit hip hop song "Bust A Move"

  • Exposé with hit ballads "Seasons Change" and “Come Go with Me”

  • Pop rock heart throb Ryan Cabrera