Attractions & Events



Pecatonica's Farmers Market

On Main Street during the Summer Months, local farmers and gardeners offer fresh fruits, vegetables, and plants along with a variety of goods including delicious Jellies, gorgeous hand-made crafts,  candles, and jewelry.  You might even enjoy a drink of lemonade at the lemonade stand while you browse.


Pec Playhouse Theatre

Attention thespian lovers!  Located on Main Street, the Pec Playhouse Theater presents a variety of entertaining shows throughout the year. You won't want to miss any of the local talent.



The Memorial Day Parade

The Annual Main Street "Memorial Day Parade" is one of Illinois largest, lasting an hour and a half in Historic Downtown Pecatonica.  It's free family fun and begin's at 2:00 p.m.  There are many marching groups, unique cars, restored & feature farm tractors and animals and don't forget to bring a bag to haul home all the candy the kids will collect!


Cars on Main

Cars on Main is a community not for profit event showcasing automobiles of all types from classic to modern.

Winnebago County Fairgrounds

The Winnebago County Fairgrounds has a host of events enjoyed by all:
The PecThing 
The Winnebago County Fair


Christmas Walk

Pecatonica’s Small Town, Bright Christmas Walk 1st weekend in December, Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Carolers, Horse/Carriage Rides, Breakfast with Santa, Cash giveaway!