Other Local Activities

Many other activities take place during the Dixon Petunia Festival! Click on the images or text below for more information about these community events.

statue of liberty painting

Brush & Bloom

Presented by Dixon Chamber of Commerce & Main Street
Monday, July 3, 2023: 9am-Noon
Old Lee County Courthouse


Craft & Vendor Show

Presented by Loveland Community House
Friday, June 30, 2023: Noon-6pm
Saturday, July 1, 2023: 9am-2pm
Loveland Community House

petunia festival court

Crafts with Royalty

Presented by Dixon Public Library
Wednesday, June 28, 2023: 1-4pm
Dixon Public Library

disc golf

The Petunia Fest Trilogy Challenge IV

Presented by Rock River Disc Golf and Pin High Disc Supply
Saturday, July 1, 2023: 9am
Page Park

Follow @dixondiscgolf on Facebook & Instagram for updates

Municipal band

Dixon Municipal Band Patriotic Concert

Presented by the Dixon Municipal Band
Friday, June 30, 2023: 7-9pm
Old Lee County Courthouse Lawn

ice cream cone

Ice Cream Social

Presented by Dixon Wonder Workers 4-H Club
Friday, June 30, 2023: 5-7pm
Old Lee County Courthouse Lawn

man painting a train

Nuts About Art

Presented by The Next Picture Show
Saturday, July 1, 2023: 9am-4pm
John Dixon Park

woman in log cabin

Old Settlers Log Cabin Tours

Presented by the Lee County Historical Society
Sunday, July 2, 2023: 10am-4pm
Monday, July 3, 2023: 10am-4pm
Lincoln Statue Drive between the bridges

men grilling pancakes

Pancakes and Petunias

Presented by Dixon Boosters
Saturday, July 1, 2023: 6-11am
Sunday, July 2, 2023: 6-11am
Monday, July 3, 2023: 6-11am
Tuesday, July 4, 2023: 6-11am
DHS Cafeteria

reagan home

Reagan Home Tours

Presented by Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home & Visitor Center
Thursday-Saturday: 10am-3pm

Runners in a marathon

Reagan Run

Presented by the Reagan Run 5K Committee
Saturday, July 1, 2023: 8am
Start at Ronald Reagan Home
Registration starting at 6:30am
Haymarket Square

Al Morrison Logo

Al Morrison All Star Weekend

Presented by Al Morrison Baseball
Saturday, July 1, 2023: starting at 9am
Page Park

tennis ball and tennis racket

Tennis Tournament

Presented by KSB Hospital
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 - Saturday, July 1, 2023: Time TBA
Page Park

fishing rod

Fishing Derby

Presented by Dixon Elks Lodge
Saturday, July 1, 2023; 8-10am
Registration 7am
North side between Galena & Peoria Bridges by the Old Settler's Log Cabin

man painting a train

Paint Party

Presented by The Next Picture Show


NonProfit Showcase

Presented by Loveland Community House


Loveland History Museum

Located at Loveland Community House

fishing rod

Fishing Derby

Presented by Dixon Elks Lodge
Date & Time TBA
North side between Galena & Peoria Bridges

Pinky's 50/50 Christmas Cash

$20 Per Ticket

Only 500 Tickets Sold

Drawing: 8pm Friday, December 1, 2023 at the end of the Dixon Christmas Walk.

The winning ticket will be drawn by our 2023 Pinky Petunia, Molly Oliver. Proceeds support the Dixon Petunia Festival, a non-profit organization. Winner will receive 50% of actual sales, up to $5,000 and is responsible for all taxes. Need not be present to win.