Thursday Events

Community Dinner

Sponsored by Washington Community Bank
Thursday Events

Washington Community Bank is once again the proud sponsor of the Good Neighbor Days Community Night.  The Community Dinner will be held on May 30th and will kick off at 5:30pm. This year the meal will consist of Countryside Banquet and Catering’s famous chicken dinners. The meal will cost $10.00 and will include 1/2 baked chicken, mashed potatoes and corn. Those that dine-in at the community dinner will also get a drink included with the purchase of the meal. For the children in the family a hot dog kids meal will be available with a hot dog, chips and a drink for $5.00. The Community Dinner will be served in the Food Tent on the festival grounds (1800 Washington Road) between 5:30 -7:300pm.

New this year will be a carry out options. Carry out meals will need to be purchased in advance by stopping into Washington Community Bank. More information on the pre-order will be available after May 1st.

Christian Concert

Sponsored by Busey
Thursday Events

Held on Thursday from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m and held on the Main Stage. Join us for praise band music you won’t want to miss. Check back soon for our band line-up.

Community Showcase.

Held in the community tent, the community showcase features regional non-profits. Take the opportunity to learn about upcoming community events as well as different ways you can get involved and make a difference in our community!

Teen Night

Sponsored by Connect Youth
Thursday Events

Are you teen in middle or high school? Do you and your friends like to have a fun time that doesn’t cost you anything? Then be sure to mark your calendar for Thursday, May 30th. The 10th annual Teen Night will be held inside the big tent on the Good Neighbor Days festival grounds, 1800 Washington Road. Teen Night, sponsored by Connect Youth, will get started at 7:00pm and go on until 9:00pm.

There is always a great atmosphere in the tent, and teens are encouraged to come and go, ride some rides, then come back and hang out some more and connect with friends. It’s a free, fun, and safe environment to listen to some good music, lounge around, take some selfies to post to the GND Facebook page with some new props. Free phone charging stations will be available to help you keep your phones charged.

Jr. Firefighter Challenge.

Back for its second year, the Jr. Firefighter Challenge was a big hit last year! Children kindergarten-3rd grade can participate in an obstacle course with safety trailer, stop, drop and roll and dummy drag. Experience a local hero moment with members of the Washington Volunteer Fire Department.

Good Neighbor Award Presented.

The Good Neighbor Award will be presented on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. For information on nominating your good neighbor, CLICK HERE.

Festival Garden.

For the 21 and over crowd the Festival Garden will open at 5:00 p.m. Join us for a live band on Thursday night, to be announced. Last call will be at 9:30 p.m.

Carnival and Concessions

Wilson Family Shows will be operating the carnival from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Join them for Armband Night from 6:00-10:00 p.m. Purchase an armband for $25.00 and ride unlimited rides during the armband time frame. For more information on our armband pre-sale click here.

In between rides, be sure to visit our various food vendors set up on the grounds, grab some friends and sit down in the food tent to have a bite. Food concessions are open from 5:00-10:00 p.m.