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2023 Sesser Homecoming

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Wed, Jun 14 – Sat, Jun 17, 2023 • 4:00pm - 10:30pm

202 South Park St, Sesser, IL 62884

This traditional small town festival offers free live music each evening and the best corn on the cob and BBQ sandwiches along with carnival rides and games. Come enjoy the family fun!

The 2023 Sesser Homecoming is 4 days of old-fashioned family fun. The free live music starts Wednesday (7:30 pm) with gospel music showcasing the four-part harmony of the Victory Boys Quartet. Thursday (8 pm) John Berry will take the stage to sing his legendary hits. Friday (8 pm) the Kentucky Headhunters will be performing, and Saturday (8 pm) the talented and beautiful Lorrie Morgan will sing her greatest hits. 

The Sesser Homecoming also has a 5-k run-walk, car show and much more.  Of course, there is a midway with carnival rides, games, and fair food.  Check Facebook for schedules.  Bring the lawn chairs to sit back and enjoy free live music each evening! Free self-parking.  All at the 2023 Sesser Homecoming, just 6 miles west of Rend Lake in beautiful Southern Illinois.  Come to where the fun begins!

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