Activities & Events

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Rummage thru Mt. Carroll

Sponsored by the Mount Carroll Chamber of Commerce

Citywide Garage Sales 

April 28th & 29th


Farmers Market

Sponsored by the Mount Carroll Chamber of Commerce

Visit downtown Mount Carroll on Saturday mornings to shop from a wide variety of artisans and vendors that sell fresh produce, baked goods, plants, crafts and more! Contact the Mount Carroll Chamber of Commerce for more information.

Saturdays 8am to noon    May - October    Click here for flyer.


Timber Lake Playhouse
Mount Carroll's Professional Summer Theatre 

To purchase tickets call 815-244-2035 or visit or Timber Lake Facebook Page.




Mayfest is an annual tradition in Mt. Carroll. This festival is held Memorial Day Weekend on the historic Shimer Square lawn located at 203 East Seminary Street. Events include musical entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, beer & wine tent, and much more! Check out the Mayfest Facebook page or email for more information.



Mayfest Car Show

Sponsored by the Mount Carroll Chamber of Commerce

Car Show, Music by 3D Sound, Food & More!

Participant Judging with awards to the top 50. Dash plaques to the 1st 100 entries, PLUS Best Paint & Best of Show!

May 28th 12pm to 3pm


16th Annual Car Cruise Nights

Join us downtown Mount Carroll on Market & Main Streets for a wide variety of Cars, Music, Food, and Fun! Call 815-244-7875 for more details.

June 18th, July 16th, August 20th, & September 17th   4pm to 9pm

 Independence Day - 4th of July 

The Mount Carroll Fire Department hosts the annual Pork Chop Lunch, Parade and Fireworks on July 4th. Follow the Fire Department on Facebook for more information!


Carroll County Courthouse Community Day

Annual Community Day located on the Courthouse lawn. More details to be announced! 


Pumpkin Fest

Sponsored by the Mount Carroll Chamber of Commerce

Food, Vendors, Music, & Pumpkin themed activities for the whole family!



Mt. Carroll Community Halloween Celebration

Sponsored by the City of Mount Carroll 

Halloween Parade, Citywide Trick or Treat & More!

October 31st 


Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Christmas Walk 

Sponsored by the Mount Carroll Chamber of Commerce