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Mt. Vernon Tourism

Mt. Vernon Convention & Visitors Bureau was first organized in 1988, and is a department of the City of Mt. Vernon called Mt. Vernon Tourism. The mission of Mt. Vernon Tourism is to promote, market, and facilitate activities designed to increase out-of-town visitors to Mt. Vernon.

The Mt. Vernon Tourism Department also oversees Mt. Vernon Festivals, Inc. The mission for Mt. Vernon Festivals, Inc. is – Celebrating creativity through a series of festivals, artisans in action and a vibrant downtown market to earn and maintain Mt. Vernon’s Festival Arts City reputation. Mt. Vernon’s festivals are known for embracing the extraordinary and providing creativity with a twist in Mt. Vernon, IL where creativity is constantly being redefined. Mt. Vernon Festivals, Inc. is an Illinois nonprofit corporation and tax exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

The friendly and helpful staff at Mt. Vernon Tourism will assist you in finding the information you need to plan a trip, an event or to provide you with other area information you may need. The Tourism Department answers to the City Managers and has a Tourism Advisory Board with members appointed by the mayor.

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OFFICE HOURS
Monday – Friday | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
[email protected] | (618) 242-3151

Enjoy Art.

Mt. Vernon, Il

Upcoming Events

23
Jul, 2024

Conti Employee Toy Drive!

Mt. Vernon July 23, 2024 17:00
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23
Jul, 2024

Logan Street Baptist Church VBS

Mt Vernon July 23, 2024 17:30
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24
Jul, 2024

Family Fun Pop Ups

Mt. Vernon July 24, 2024 10:00
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FREE
24
Jul, 2024

Logan Street Baptist Church VBS

Mt Vernon July 24, 2024 17:30
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25
Jul, 2024

Thursday Night Live

Mt. Vernon July 25, 2024 17:00
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FREE
25
Jul, 2024

Logan Street Baptist Church VBS

Mt Vernon July 25, 2024 17:30
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26
Jul, 2024
$20 – $35
27
Jul, 2024

Game Day at the Library

Mt. Vernon July 27, 2024 11:00
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FREE
27
Jul, 2024

Afternoon Tea

Mt. Vernon July 27, 2024 14:00
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31
Jul, 2024

Family Fun Pop Ups

Mt. Vernon July 31, 2024 10:00
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FREE