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!

Visit Old Canal Days website.

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.

Entry Fees:
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
E-Mail: office@lockportchamber.com
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

Learn More About Each Sponsorship Opportunity.

Download a Mail-In Sponsor Form

Old Canal Days logo

Carnival MEGA-PASS

  • 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