Country Inn & Suites in Effingham, our premier sponsor hotel, will be offering a 10% discount to Moccasin Creek Festival attendees on the weekend of the event. Call them and reserve your room today!
Country Inn & Suites will also serve as the hub of the free shuttle service to and from the event. See details below!
Welcome to our Baymont Inn & Suites Effingham hotel located off I-70/I-57, conveniently close to recreation at Laka Sara, with entertaining acts lighting up the stage at the nearby Moccasin Creek Festival.
Planning to camp?
Here are our suggestions:
Those planning to tent camp should go to Lake Sara Campground, which is adjacent to the festival.
Those planning to use RV's and Campers should contact Camp Lakewood.
Directly adjacent to the festival grounds and able to accommodate all your camping needs - tents, campers, as well as fully equipped RV & Coach camp sites complete with water, electric, sewer & cable hook-ups! Click on the links above to view their website and their Facebook page.
Camp Lakewood is an RV Park and Campground located on the north shores of Lake Pauline - a quiet and peaceful setting within 1 mile of I-70 and I-57. Just 6.5 miles away from the festival, Camp Lakewood features full hookups, including 50 & 30 amp electric, city water hookup, and city sewer hookup.
ANTHONY ACRES RESORT website
Within walking distance of the festival, Anthony Acres Resort provides fully equipped efficiency units on the shore of the lake. Guests will enjoy a breathtaking view of Lake Sara as well as easy access to the waterfront. Each unit will provide it's guests with a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. For contact info, click on the icon above to view the Anthony Acres Resort website.
OTHER HOTEL LODGING IN THE EFFINGHAM AREA website
For a complete listing of all hotels in the greater Effingham area, click on the website link above.
There's more to the Moccasin Creek Festival venue than just a stage. For example:
Pinky's Restaurant - just a short walk away from the festival stages, Pinky's features bar & grill type food, such as burgers, wraps, BBQ, chicken strips and the like. They've got a huge deck looking out over the lake too - a great place to enjoy some food and drink!
Boat rentals. Tube rentals. Boat slip rentals on short or long term basis. Outdoor boat storage. A bait house that sells gas to the boaters, stocked with all sorts of beverages and snacks. Do you need a stage to host your own event? Rent yourself some fun. Hours: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend; Saturday and Sunday, 12pm to 8pm. (holiday hours may vary) Visit their Facebook page by clicking on the link above!
LEARN MORE ABOUT EFFINGHAM
Located in Central Illinois where Interstate 57 meets Interstate 70, the City of Effingham has a little something for everyone. With 18 hotels and over 60 restaurants, Effingham provides the very best in service and hospitality and welcomes visitors to come spend a few days exploring what our vibrant city and surrounding communities have to offer.
EFFINGHAM TAXI website (217) 342-3119
If you need a ride, talk to Effingham's premiere Taxi service!
A shuttle service will be making hourly runs at the top of each hour between the Country Inn & Suites and LaQuinta Inn & Suites and the Moccasin Creek Festival beginning at 2:00PM on Friday and 11:00AM on Saturday, with the last run taking place at midnight on both nights. There will be no shuttle on Sunday.
This service is being provided by FISH, a local Human Services Organization. They’re providing it FREE of charge, but will be accepting donations. Please DONATE! Make it worth their time and effort!