Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce Dogwood Parade presented by Blessing Health System REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

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On May 6th at 9:20am, the annual Dogwood Parade will take place, commemorating our historical dogwoods and our community. This year’s theme for the Blessing Health System Dogwood Parade is “Dogwood ‘Gem’boree! Celebrating the Exceptional in ALL of us! ” Parade participants are encouraged to use the theme to showcase their businesses and organizations that shine brightly in the Gem City, and celebrate the great place we live, work and play.

Events include the Little King and Queen pageant at Quincy Town Center hosted on May 4th and a family-friendly block party at St. James Lutheran Church on May 6th. Other events may be announced soon. “The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce is very proud to again bring the Dogwood Parade to the community this May.  It is a wonderful time for families, neighbors, and friends to come out and celebrate the beginning of the summer season and just have fun.” Says, Bruce Guthrie, President & CEO of the Quincy area Chamber of Commerce. Thank you to our Major Sponsor Blessing Health System. We look forward to this year’s celebration.

Registration is NOW OPEN
Business Entries $80 | Non-Profit $40 | Dogwood Investor $250



Events listed below are not events presented by Quincy Area Chamber.  All information pertaining to below events can be found on the links or descriptions provided.

Registration opening Soon!

for more information contact Quincy Town Center
3347 Quincy Mall | Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 223-8713

Friday May 5, 2023
6:00 PM – 8:00PM
900 S. 17th St | Quincy, IL 62301
Enter on 16th & Madison Street
Fish Fry | Pepsi Wagon | Kettle Korn | Shaved Ice | Face Paint & More

Open House in Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village: 
As part of Dogwood weekend, the Friends of the Log Cabins, will have an “Open House” in the Lincoln-era Log Cabin Village from 1 to 4 PM on Sunday, May 7th.  They will open the 4 Log Cabins and other structures in the village and will have self-guided tour handouts available.  The village is located on Quinsippi Island Park, accessed via All America Park, just off Bonansinga Drive in Quincy, IL.   Visitors to the village will be able to look inside these historic structures (they can see the exterior “any day” from dawn to dusk).  Located in the village, are 4 Log Cabin Homes all built in the 1800s: the 1835 D.D Hull Log Cabin set up like a home; the 1850’s Clat Adams Log Cabin is set up like a Pioneer Store; the 1850’s Herleman Log Cabin contains original ice cutters used on Quinsippi Bay; and the 1828 Fraser Log Cabin (which use to be used as a Stage Coach Stop on the way to Ursa, IL), will be set up as the village school – in the near future.  There is also an 1850’s Log Corn Crib (with corn wagon), 1800s era Log Church called the “Lord’s Cabin” (built out of 1800’s Barn Logs) and an 1800’s Stone Smoke House used to preserve meats and produce.  In addition, the Friends have added an 1800’s era Herb Garden surrounded by a “waddle” fence.

May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


Quinsippi Island
Front & Cedar St.
Quincy, IL 62301 US