Chamber of Commerce, Monticello Illinois

Featured Events

December 2017


11:30am - 12:30pm
It is time to start planning the Chamber Christmas Parade.  The parade is December 2, 2017 stepping off at 11:30 AM.
We invite you to participate and help make this a fun event for the entire community.
The 2017 parade theme is:  "Name that Christmas Tune”

Lunch with Santa on the Train

Join us for Lunch with Santa on the Train at the Wabash Depot in Monticello, Illinois, a holiday favorite with kids of all ages. Enjoy a train ride, individual visit with Santa, and kid friendly sack lunch. Check out our frequently asked questions (FAQ) HERE.

Some tickets still available.


NEW FOR 2017!  

The Monticello Chamber and the Monticello Railroad Museum are excited to announce a new option for Lunch with Santa 2017, the Deluxe Dining Car experience.  There will only be 10 of these tables available on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 10 available on Sunday at 1 p.m.  This experience includes four tickets (one table) on the dining car, a turkey sandwich from subway with chips, cookie and water, a commemerative keepsake, and a didgital photo with Santa by our professional photographer. Professional Photograph - You will have the opportunity to have a professional photographer take photos of your kids/family with Santa on the train.  The photographer will take several photos and then you may choose your favorite from an online gallery and receive a single digital image.  You may also purchase additional digital images or prints separately.     The Deluxe Dining Car experience is $150.  


We look forward to seeing you at Lunch with Santa!

Frosty is Coming!

Frosty will be making a return in 2017!  Frosty boards are available for purchase August 1st thru September 20th.  Tickets are on sale at $50 for Chamber Members and $75 for non-Chamber members.
Frosty's will be pre-painted white and participants may select from one of two classes, September 30th and October 14th, at which they can complete the decorating of their Frosty.  Classes will take palce in the Community Building basement.  Heather Kelly, of Canvas and Corks, will be there to help you decorate your frosty's.  More information and registration forms coming soon!
Purchase your Frosty and Decoration time today!

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