When is a park more than just a park? While you may not have given much thought to parks before, rest assured, there is a reason community parks play a critical role in both the current liveability and future of a town. The residents and leaders of Marshall, Illinois, understand the importance of parks, which explains why this small community has nine different parks for their citizens and visitors to enjoy.
Summer Music Fun on Friday Nights in Marshall Illinois
On warm summer nights, the town of Marshall Illinois offers one of the loveliest ways to spend a pleasant evening under the stars. Bring the whole family down to Court House Square and experience the last of our summer concerts from our terrific Marshall City Band under the direction of Blake Reynolds.
If you love history or art, there’s no need to travel to Chicago—the small town of Marshall, Illinois is perfect for a weekend retreat. After all, where else can you pose for a selfie with 27 different lion statues?
Yes, the county seat for Clark County is not only home of the Marshall High School Lions, this town is so proud of its Lion mascot that over two dozen lion statues can be found around town. These fun and whimsical statues were created with the help of the Gas Light Art Colony, a local organization dedicated to promoting art awareness and participation.
Don’t Miss the 123rd Clark County Fair in Marshall Illinois
This year the festivities start on Sunday, August 4 and continue through Saturday, August 10. There will be something for everyone from livestock judging, to rides, rodeo events, contests, livestock judging, races and… of course the midway filled with vendors, games and all that goooood fair food. We’ve got the lights tested out and it won’t be long before the vendors fill the midway. So, get ready to have fun because there’s plenty to do at the fair!