annual events

Hometown Parade/Events

Please join us and the community in celebrating our country’s Independence Day by participating in our Fourth of July Hometown Parade!

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4th of July Festival

Our Independence Day Festival represents the very best of small town America.  Join us for great food, good fun, and a day filled laughter for everyone!

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Hometown Citizen Award

Show your appreciation to someone you feel has helped make this little place we call home a better place to live.  Nominate them for the Shabbona Hometown Citizen Award.

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Pokanoka's Run & Walk

On July 4th, at 8 AM, Pokanoka’s Cafe at Shabbona Lake State Park will host the Annual Pokanoka’s Trail Run/Walk at Shabbona Lake State Park to help benefit Safe Passage.

Please visit the Pokanoka's Run & Walk website to find out more.

Fireworks

No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without fireworks!

Please visit the Shabbona Fireworks Association to find out more about the wonderful fireworks display held at the Shabbona Lake State Park.