Morris Events

Morris is known for its epic events. Plan to attend the MRA shopping events, but also plan a trip with the family to any of the many other events that take place throughout the year. These are just a few. Its seems there is always something happening around here. Ask any MRA member for insider tips.


FEBRUARY 2020

Saturday, February 1, 2020 – 9am until 1pm
VALENTINES DAY INSPIRED PHOTO SHOOT
MRA Member Blackbirds Bowl will be hosting a Valentines Day inspired Pet Photo Shoot.  
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Saturday, February 15, 2020 – 9am until 1pm
GRUNDY CHAMBER FAMILY FEST
Free family event includes food, giveaways, raffles, recreation options, games, business services, education opportunities and more!   
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Saturday, February 22 – 9am until 12pm
COFFEE & DONUTS
MRA members will be serving free coffee and donuts. Event will happen in February – depending on weather.
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MARCH 2020

Friday, March 5 and Saturday March 6, 2020
VINTAGE SHOP HOP
Vintage Shop Hop is a road trip on steroids! It Over 450 stores participate in this wonderful event, including many retailers in Morris.
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Saturday, March 21, 2020 – 10am until 2pm
SHOP LUCKY, SHOP MORRIS
Play a game at each participating store and win big. Free to attend and play… and fun!
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APRIL 2020

Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 10am until 4pm
SPRING INTO SPRING
Morris Retailers are ready for spring. Enter to win spring prizes at each participating store! No purchase necessary.
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Saturday, April 4, 2020
ROUGH ROAD
A multi-surface bike race to test your wits, test your will and see what the day brings.
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Saturday, April 25, 2020 – 10am until 2pm
GO OUTSIDE @ TRUE NORTH
Enough of sitting inside, get outside and have some fun! True North parking lot will be filled vendors, the True North Camp Bus, and more!
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MAY 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020 – 5pm until 9pm
GIRLS NIGHT OUT
Join in this fun tradition by bringing your girls (and guys too) to shop. Participating stores stay open until 9pm.
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Saturday, May 9, 2020 – 8am until 2pm
3 FRENCH HENS COUNTRY MARKET
An open air market set along the picturesque I&M Canal in Morris with vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, antiques and more.
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JUNE 2020

Saturday, June 13, 2020 – 8am until 2pm
3 FRENCH HENS COUNTRY MARKET
An open air market set along the picturesque I&M Canal in Morris with vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, antiques and more.
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Saturday, June 13, 2020 – 6pm until 9pm
MORRIS CRUISE NIGHT
Hundreds of cars line the streets, offering you a chance to check out these classic beauties.
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Saturday, June 13 & Sunday June 14, 2020
GEBHARD WOODS DULCIMER FESTIVAL
A family-friendly weekend of music that’s good for the soul. Concerts, workshops, vendors and other activities.
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JULY 2020

Thursday, July 2 thru Sunday July 5, 2020
GRUNDY COUNTY FAIR
Enjoy the rides, races, food, fireworks, music and activities at the Grundy County Fairgrounds.
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Friday, July 3, 2020
LIBERTY 5K RUN/WALK
The 5k course takes you through Nostalgic Downtown Morris and area parks and neighborhoods.
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Saturday, July 11, 2020 – 8am until 2pm
3 FRENCH HENS COUNTRY MARKET
An open air market set along the picturesque I&M Canal in Morris with vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, antiques and more.
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Saturday, July 11, 2020 – 6pm until 9pm
MORRIS CRUISE NIGHT
Hundreds of cars line the streets, offering you a chance to check out these classic beauties.
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Saturday, July 18, 2020 – 11am until 4pm
SIP & SHOP
Visit participating retailers to sample great cocktails while shopping. This is a free event sponsored by the Liberty Arts Festival.
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Saturday, July 18, 2020
LIBERTY ARTS FESTIVAL
The Liberty Arts Festival features all types of creativity-musicians, vocalists, dancers, artists, theater & much more.
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AUGUST 2020

Saturday, August 1 2020 – 10am until 5pm
SIDEWALK SALES
A fun filled day of savings as participating Morris Retailers mark down their summer inventory.
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Saturday, August 8, 2020 – 8am until 2pm
3 FRENCH HENS COUNTRY MARKET
An open air market set along the picturesque I&M Canal in Morris with vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, antiques and more.
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Saturday, August 8, 2020 – 6pm until 9pm
MORRIS CRUISE NIGHT
Hundreds of cars line the streets, offering you a chance to check out these classic beauties.
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SEPTEMBER 2020

Friday, September 11 & Saturday, September 12, 2020
JALOPY FEST
Jalopy Fest is a traditional type hot rod and custom car show held at the Grundy County Speedway.
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Saturday, September 12, 2020 – 8am until 2pm
3 FRENCH HENS COUNTRY MARKET
An open air market set along the picturesque I&M Canal in Morris with vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, antiques and more.
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Saturday, September 12, 2020 – 6pm until 9pm
MORRIS CRUISE NIGHT
Hundreds of cars line the streets, offering you a chance to check out these classic beauties.
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September 23 thru September 27, 2020
GRUNDY COUNTY CORN FESTIVAL
Corn Festival makes its home in Morris with an emphasis on events such as food, water fights, craft show, a parade and more.
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OCTOBER 2020

Saturday, October 10, 2020 – 8am until 2pm
3 FRENCH HENS COUNTRY MARKET
An open air market set along the picturesque I&M Canal in Morris with vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, antiques and more.
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Saturday, October 10, 2020 – 6pm until 9pm
MORRIS CRUISE NIGHT
Hundreds of cars line the streets, offering you a chance to check out these classic beauties.
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Friday, October 16, 2020 – 5pm until 9pm
GHOULS NIGHT OUT
MRA Members will be open late until 9pm for lots of creepy and kooky fun for adults!
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NOVEMBER 2020

Friday, November 6, 2020 – 5pm-7pm
HOLIDAY KICKOFF EVENT
Start your holiday shopping, then enjoy drink specials at participating MRA restaurants.
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Saturday, November 7, 2020 – 6pm-11:30pm
VETERANS BALL
Honor the Men and Women who have served our country with a beautiful night of food, dancing, raffles and more.
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Friday, November 13 & Saturday, November 14 , 2020
3 FRENCH HENS COUNTRY MARKET
The market moves indoors for this two day Holiday event, still bringing the same, amazing vendors.
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Saturday, November 28 , 2020
SHOP SMALL SATURDAY
Support the small business retailers and restaurant in Morris during Shop Small Saturday. Show the love!
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Friday, November 27 & Saturday, November 28, 2020
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Kickoff the Holidays with this charming event… House Walk, Lighted Parade, Children’s Winter Carnival, Santa, Festival of Trees, and more.
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DECEMBER 2020

Friday, December 4, 2020 – 5pm until 12midnight
MIDNIGHT IN MORRIS
All MRA members will be open till midnight! This is the shopping event of the season. Don’t miss it and bring your friends!
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Saturday, December 19, 2020 – 4pm until 8pm
MORRIS LIONS ANNUAL EVENING WITH SANTA
Come spend the evening with Santa. Activities include shopping, photos with Santa, hot cider ad more.
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BLACKBIRD’S BOWL
MRA Member Blackbird’s Bowl hosts pet friendly events on a regular basis. Check their web site for an upcoming event.
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HAPPY DAISY ART STUDIO
MRA Member Happy Daisy Art Studio hosts sip and paint classes on a regular basis. Check their web site for upcoming class list.
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THE FABRIC CENTER
MRA Member The Fabric Center hosts events on a regular basis. Check their web site for an upcoming event.
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THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 294
MRA Community Partner events include Pork Chop Dinners, Sip & Paints, and exploring the Veterans Legacy Museum
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