Summertime brings good weather, no school, and tons of events going on in Quincy and Hannibal. I've attended a few of these annual events before, and I hope to cross a few more off the list this year. Here's a list of major summer events coming our way that you might want to get added to your calendar.

It's hard to keep track of everything that happens in Quincy and Hannibal for the summer, so here is a list of some of the events that we think you should attend this summer.


  • 1

    Dogwood Festivial

    May 3rd - May 6th

    For a full list of Dogwood festivities, CLICK HERE.

  • 2

    Concerts in the Plaza

    May 4th, 11th, & 18th you can catch live music at the First Mid-Illinois Plaza (Located on Maine St. beside St. Boniface Church) from 12-1:15 pm.

  • 3

    24th Annual Loafers Club Car Show

    Such a fun event! This year's is scheduled for May 12 in downtown Hannibal.

  • 4

    Down By The River

    Always at the Y Men's Pavilion, 100 Hill Street in Hannibal. Events happen throughout the summer.

  • 5

    Gus Macker

    A Quincy tradition! This year's tournament is Memorial Day Weekend in downtown.

  • 6

    Bridge The Gap

    I've been wanting to try this every year. Maybe May 19 I'll finally do it (maybe).

  • 7

    Twain On Main

    May 25th - 27th a FREE outdoor festival, full of arts, crafts, entertainment, and food, in Historic Downtown Hannibal.

  • 8

    Music Under The Stars

    Summer kickoff is May 31st and runs every Thursday through August 30th.

  • 9

    21st Annual Blues in the District

    The 2018 schedule kicks off June 8th and runs all summer long. June 22nd, July 13th July 27th & August 10th all in Washington Park.

  • 10

    Brew Skies Music Festival

    Another one I haven't tried just yet, but if you'd like to partake, we'll see you June 8-10!

  • 11


    In Quincy's Washington Park June 22-24, this event has something for everyone!

  • 12

    Fiesta Del Sol

    In Hannibal's Central Park this event is on June 23.

  • 13

    63rd Annual Tom Sawyer Days

    This event is slated for July 4-7 and features country hitmaker Dylan Scott!

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