Rock the Monument 4 Miler

A 4 mile Run/Walk and Fun Boot Camp Challenge on the Second Friday of June at Melvin Miller Park.

Art Affair on the Square

An arts festival on the Third Saturday in July featuring artists' market, entertainment, food, and more.

Simon Kenton Chili Cook-off

A classic street festival showcasing a chili cook-off, parade, entertainment, activities, and family-friendly hoopla.

Holiday Open House Weekend

A three day long kick-off to the holiday shopping season occurring the first full weekend in November.

Holiday Horse Parade

A holiday event with children's activities, tree lighting ceremony, and horse parade featuring Santa Claus.

Holiday Gala & Auction

Our annual holiday celebration and auction fundraiser benefiting Monument Square District.

Urban Loft Tour

A tour of the upper floors of buildings in Monument Square District, sponsored by the Champaign County Preservation Alliance.

Getting Around The Square

When you visit Monument Square District, we welcome you to find yourself a free parking spot whether curbside, on the Square, or in one of our 3 city lots, and then walk about the area. Our downtown is very walkable and quite pedestrian friendly with wide sidewalks, prominent crosswalks, and a compact design.

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