Upcoming Lockport Events

You are cordially invited to join in on the fun at the following Lockport events. They take place in or near the downtown. Choose to ride the I & M Canal Trail at a Bike and Dine Lockport event or come in the summer to the Crusin' Lockport Classic Car shows on Monday evenings. The Lockport events shown are sponsored by the City of Lockport, Lockport Township Park District, Main Street Lockport, Lockport Chamber of Commerce, Lockport Woman's Club, and Lockport Township Government.

1836 Fundraising Event

Lockport 1836 Event

1836 Event - Feb 17, 2017

purchase tickets by mailing check, payable to "Main Street Lockport, Inc." and sending to:
Attn: 1836 Event
Main Street Lockport, Inc.
911 South State Street
Lockport, IL 60441

Clean Sweep

May 2017

Lockport Clean Sweep

Meet at the South Public Landing Parking Lot to clean and plant the downtown, free T Shirt and lunch to volunteers, prize drawing, bring gloves.

Sponsored by Main Street Lockport

Old Canal Days

June, 2017

Parade Friday night; Events Saturday and Sunday

Live Music, Family Activities, Wine Bar and Beer Garden. Event sponsored by the City of Lockport

Cruisin' Lockport Classic Car Show and Farmers Market

Mondays, June through
the end of August
from 6 to 9 p.m.

Live music and family activities sponsored by the City of Lockport and the Lockport Township Park District

Summer Art Series at the Lincoln Landing

June through September

Steampunk - more information to come


Lockport Historic District

200 W. 8th Street, Lockport, Illinois

940 S. State Street, Lockport, Illinois (2nd floor above Thimbles)

Tickets for the Costume Gala and High Tea are available online at: SummerArtSeries.com

Lockport Lobster Boil SOLD OUT!!!


Lockport Lobster Boil

Join us for a special evening, of good food and music.

On July 23, we are hosting a Lobster boil. The event will be held at the beautiful Scale House Plaza, behind Embers. There will be two seatings, at 5:30 or 6:30 pm. Live Music by Five Guys Named Moe will be at 6:00 to 9:00 pm. Wine and Beer will be available. Get your tickets while you can!

Sixth Annual Bike and Dine Lockport

Bike and Dine logo
Bike and Dine logo

Each ride is 25-30 miles with guides, and food after each loop, T-Shirt included.
** Click here for the Bike and Dine Waiver

2016 Rides: June, August or September

Event Date
TShirt Size
Adult over 18 or minor with Adult
** Please submit/email signed waiver (above)

Click here to see images of past Bike and Dine

WWII Days 2016


In Dellwood Park, Rte 171 and Woods Drive
Park opens at 9 am
WWII Days - Lockport

Main Street Lockport Holiday Food Drive


Downtown Shops will accept donations to benefit the local Food Pantry; look for shops with a food drive poster in the front window.

Christmas Crossroads

Saturday November 22, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, November 23, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lockport East High School Field House, 1333 E. 7th Street Lockport

Popular craft event featuring three days of crafts for sale at Lockport Township High School East, sponsored by the Lockport Woman's Club

Christmas in the Square and Festival of Trees

November 29, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Santa and his reindeer live from the North Pole. Santa will have a special gift for each child. Stop by the Gladys Fox Museum for the Festival of Trees and see the Tree Lighting Ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on the lawn at Central Square, 222 E. 9th Street

Sponsored by: Lockport Township Park District, City of Lockport, Lockport Township Government, Lockport Chamber of Commerce, and a variety of local businesses.

Past Events

1836 Event

Images of past 1836 Events (click on the images to see larger images)
2014 --

Bike and Dine Lockport

Images of past Bike and Dine (click on the images to see larger images)
2013 --

Old Canal days

Images of past Old Canal Days (click on the images to see larger images)
2012 --

Clean Sweep

Images of past Clean Sweeps (click on the images to see larger images)
2013 --