Event Schedule

Freedom Fest 2018

Wednesday   July 4

Theme: Faith-Family-Freedom

Corn-Hole Tournament Starts at 9:00 am at the City Park

Kids’ Fun Zone Hours 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Kids’ Parade 10:00 am at the City Park

Gospel Concert: David Isom                                   3:00 p.m. @ the corner of Broadway (State Rt. 37) & Collins Street.

 Parade Lineup


Parade Lineup starts at 2:30 p.m.

Check point for the parade line-up will be at the Goreville Masonic Lodge at the corner of Ferne Clyffe St. and Fly ave.

We are asking, that if you are planning to be in the parade to let us know by June 30 This is not required but would be helpful and greatly appreciated.  Please let us know the total length of your float, including the vehicle pulling or pushing the float. This will help us with preparing the parade lineup


Parade begins at 4:00 p.m.


Concert in the Park

Clayton Gribble 5:30

Cassie Sharp  6:15

 Headlining act.. The Deplorables

The Deplorables will take the Freedom Fest stage at 7:00

Songs from.. The Eagles, Bob Seger, Kansas, Prince, Matchbox 20, Eddie Money, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Just to Name a Few

Members of The Deplorables have played in some of the best bands in Southern Illinois. Bands such as…Cache River, Plain Strange,
Cimarron, The Gary Jones Band, Jackson Junction,
South Bound…


Immediately following the concert, the day’s festivities will conclude with one of the biggest fireworks displays in Southern Illinois for small towns. The fireworks show will be displayed in close proximity to the concert stage. For spectator safety, please abide by all safety perimeters which will be marked.

Family Entertainment

Food Vendors and  Much More.


For More Information Please Contact:

Jason Beckmann @ (618) 751-0785