Champaign 150th Unity Celebration

Mark It on Your Calendar! All Free! Food!! Fun!!! Entertainment!!!

Champaign 150th Celebration Menu

We are celebrating in a big way with delicious picnic fixin’s—provided at no cost to the first 1,000 participants!

  • Barbeque Pulled Pork and Chicken
  • Beef Hot Dogs
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Ice Cream
  • Popcorn
  • Drinks


Champaign 150th Unity Celebration

A Barbeque at the Boneyard encouraging all community members to close out Champaign’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary with a flourish!


Thursday, June 23, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM


Corner of Second St. and Springfield Ave.


5:40 PM:

Dedication Ceremony

Dedication of the new Boneyard Creek Second Street Basin, Burnham Archway, and 150th Time Capsule Site

6:10 PM:

Community Wide Commemorative Photo

Bring your friends to capture this unifying moment in time in one commemorative group photo by photographer Brad LaPayne.

6:30 PM:

Champaign 150th Entertainment Venue

Check out for fresh information on 150 Anniversary commemoratives and details regarding the event. RSVP’s appreciated to [email protected].