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Paint the Town Morrison

September 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morrison, IL
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Paint the Town Morrison

September 16, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Get your art on.

It’s a day full of colorful events and family fun.

Paint a square on Morrison’s historic Main Street, and get a fun t-shirt to remember it by.

About Paint the Town

For one Saturday each September, Morrison’s downtown is transformed into an outdoor canvas for hundreds of amateur artists of all ages who gather to Paint the Town. The Children’s Art Preservation Association created this unique family art event to allow the community to participate in the arts together as families and individuals. The event’s focus is the painting of five-foot squares on and around Morrison’s Main Street. The number of squares painted had grown steadily since the event’s debut in 1994, when 250 squares were painted, to more than 1,800 squares by more than 2,000 children, families, and individuals during Paint the Town 2013.

More than 6,000 attend the event annually to enjoy the painting, variety of entertainment, and great food. The 2023 event will offer 2,000 squares for painting.

New from last year

There are a couple of locations that will have circles instead of squares.


September 16, 2023
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Paint the Town Morrison
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Whiteside County


Downtown Morrison
100 W Main St
Morrison, IL 61270 United States
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