fForest Fest is back in Morris!

fForest Fest is back in Morris, IL! The festival will take place Saturday, June 3rd, 2023, in Goold Park from 10:00 am - 8 pm. This festival is put on by True North and the I&M Canal Cleanup Coalition (IMC3), a non-profit focused on cleaning up and caring for the I&M Canal in Morris and around Grundy County. 

This one-of-a-kind festival features many family-friendly activities that are suitable for all ages. Shop vintage handmade items at the market, bring a chair, blanket, or dance to live music from singers, songwriters, punks, and bands, eat delicious food served in the Food Truck Rally, and enjoy many activities offered by specific vendors. Explore the new fFest friends family expo with even more vendors and create memories all day. Everyone is welcome. Rain or shine, the event goes on. 

Gates open at 10 am. There will be a $10 entry fee for individuals older than 5. Children 5 and under are free. Reentry is allowed with a wristband. Tickets are only available at the gate. There is no presale at this time.

Are you traveling to Morris for the fest? Plan to stay for the weekend! Morris has many shops, restaurants, and hotels to entertain and accommodate you and your friends/family. 

Find your home away from home at the Quality Inn-Morris. Located off I-80, this hotel gives you easy access to the festival and many attractions, such as the I&M Canal, Hollywood Casino, Old Joliet Prison, Chicagoland Speedway, and Route 66 Speedway. 

If you want to find more things to do in town and the surrounding areas, request a free I&M Canal Towns travel guide. Make sure to follow VisitMorris on Facebook