Old canal days
The annual Old Canal Days attracts tens of thousands of residents and visitors from all over the state to celebrate the I&M Canal and its contributions to the success of Lockport.
The summer festival features a carnival, beer garden, live music, arts & crafts show, food trucks, wine tent and more!
June 10-13, 2021
2nd St. & Canal Rd. (Old Chevron Site)
Join Us for a Carnival, Live Music, Dancers, Beer & Wine Tent, Food Trucks, Art & Craft Show, Bingo, Bean Bag Tournament & More!
Participate in the Old Canal Days Parade
Hosted by the Lockport Chamber of Commerce, the annual Old Canal Days Parade is a celebration of our community organizations, businesses, elected officials, and surrounding area. Each year hundreds participants march down State Street with thousands of spectators cheering them on.
FREE for all Chamber Members, youth Groups, Not-For-Profits & Classic Cars
Non-Chamber Members – $160
Political – $200 (regardless of Chamber Membership Status)
To Register for the parade please complete the following steps.
1. Fill out and print the parade application here.
2. Please e-mail, mail or fax entry form (please include payment or pay online here) by May 14, 2021 to:
Lockport Chamber of Commerce
222 E. 9th Street, 3rd Floor
Lockport, IL 60441
P: 815-838-3357 F: 815-838-2653
Become a Sponsor
Fireworks Sponsor- $10,000 – SOLD
Main Stage Sponsor – $5,000
Entertainment Sponsor – $3,000
Historic Trolley Tour Sponsor- $3,000 – SOLD
Sole T-Shirt Sponsor- $2,500 – SOLD
Beer Tent Sponsor- $1,500
Carnival Sponsor- $1,000
Parade Sponsor- $500
- Unlimited Rides All Four Days
- $50 Pre-Sold if Purchased Prior to Event Date;
- $60 Purchased at the Event
Become An Artisan Market Vendor
Calling all Artisans, Makers and Crafters…if you are looking for the PERFECT show to start your season-this is it! We are a HANDMADE market and JURY every applicant.
Please send us your application to be considered for the Artisan Market at Old Canal Days in Lockport June 12th & 13th, 2021