Annual Community Events are a fun way to bring communities together. These events can take many different forms. Some follow strong, traditional values which bring about closeness and a sense of pride to the town, while othersmay be more unique and can showcase what sets your community apart from the rest! Each type of event your community organizes can be beneficial. Communities hosting Annual Events can lead to an increase in traffic and tourism. This allows small business owners to have the opportunity to shine! Every year, our company proudly assists numerous communities in both Missouri and Illinois with their Annual Events. A few of the most common Annual Events are listed below:
A festival is one of the most popular style of an annual community event.Festivals tend to be based around live entertainment, food, and art. It is common for a parade to take place and more often than not a theme is prominent. Mardis Gras, Chili Cookoff, BBQ Bash, and PrideFest all fall under this category.
Ready to snuggle up with loved ones and have a relaxing evening? A Movie Night might be exactly what you’re looking for! Typically held in the spring or early fall, Movie Nights are family friendly. Depending on who is hosting as well as the location, snacks and drinks aregenerally provided.Guests are encouraged to bring along blankets and chairs. This is a great opportunity to interact with family and friends while getting pulled into the comforting, familiar movie experience with popcorn and hot chocolate in hand!
Bicentennials and Homecomings
These events are a joyous occasion and a time for memories to be made.Large crowds gather of all ages. Enjoy the thrill of inflatables and games, snacks and crafts provided by vendors, partake in activities, collect candy at the parade, and much more.
In conclusion, hosting an Annual Event requires planning and patience. The saying goes, “it take a village to raise a child”, well, in this case, it takes a whole community to make an Annual Event successful. Gather together and see how amazing an event can help build community in your village.