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Welcome to McDonough County, nestled comfortably in bucolic west-central Illinois. Ensconced at the center of the province is Macomb, serving as the county seat and it's regional hub. Here you'll find, state parks, retail, higher education, recreation, agriculture, manufacturing, amusements, senior living and endless scenic landscapes. Macomb too features a Historic Downtown Square and is home to Spoon River College and Western Illinois University.

As a tourist destination, McDonough County is hard to beat offering a vibrant mix of unique shopping, arts & entertainment, casual & fine dining, and sports & leisure, coupled with fertile fields, historic landmarks, Amish country and rustic small-town charm. All this is set against a backdrop of rural splendor and panoramic pastoral beauty.

If you're considering a family trip, planning an event, or just looking for a relaxing weekend getaway, we know we have something just right for you, because there's always something happening in McDonough County.

But please see for yourself. Plan a visit and Make it Macomb!

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Events for week of June 16, 2019

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Wed 19th

Messy Makers – Airplanes

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Macomb Beautiful Meeting

June 19 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Summer Concert Series

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu 20th

Farmers Market

June 20 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrity Story Time with Natalie Goc

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Little Lunchers

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sat 22nd


June 22 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Natures Fireworks

June 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm