Community Celebrations

Make Music Normal

Make Music Normal is an all-day, free music festival taking place in Uptown Normal on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The festival offers experiences for participants of any age and any skill level to make music, in addition to seeing a diverse lineup of musical acts performing all day long. Learn more!

June 24, 2017


Worldwide Day of Play and Uptown Block Party


Imagine an entire day devoted to play! Join us at a street-fest full of fun! More than 50 vendors will take over Beaufort Street to provide scads of exciting PLAY activities! Enjoy stage performances, a bike rodeo, and touch-a-truck area as well as $4 admission to the Children’s Discovery Museum! Free parking is available in the College Avenue Parking Deck.

September 30, 2017
Colorful logo with the words Make Music Normal.
White and brown logo with the words Worldwide Day of Play.