This is a rain or shine event and the festival will continue unless weather conditions become dangerous. Please keep an eye on the weather conditions and dress appropriately. For the local forecast, click here.
The MCF is being held at Larson's Landing, 8724 E Marine Rd, Effingham, IL. 62401. For a map and/or directions to the venue, click here.
Paid attendees will be allowed to come and go from the festival grounds as they please.
Merchandise, food & drinks can be sold on the festival grounds by registered vendors only. To inquire about how to become a registered vendor, please use the Contact page.
There will be no ATM on site, so please bring cash.
We will encourage and expect a family-friendly atmosphere. However, there will undoubtedly be colorful language and somewhat loud music from time to time, so please keep that in mind.
Parking is free and within 25 to 100 yards away from the venue. Handicapped parking will be available.
All ages are welcome. Persons aged 15 and under are admitted free and are the responsibility of the adults who bring them.
You will want to bring lawn chairs or folding chairs of some sort. The venue has a limited amount of seating, but plenty of room for everyone to stake a claim and unfold a few chairs! Please, no high-back chairs or chair toppers/umbrellas - the people behind you want to see the show too!
RULES (the not-allowed's)
Bringing your own food and drinks into the festival area will not be allowed. There will be a variety of great food and beverages including water, soda, coffee, tea, beer and wine available for purchase.
Dogs and other non-humans will not be allowed on the festival grounds, with the exception of service animals.
Audio and video recording on anything other than smartphones will not be allowed. Flash photography is also not allowed.
Golf carts and similar personal motorized vehicles will not be allowed on the festival grounds.
This should go without being said, but weapons of any kind will not be allowed into the festival.