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Mt. Vernon Veterans Park

South 27th & Logan Streets, Mount Vernon, IL 62864

Runs & Marathons

Beautiful place for sports, recreation and leisure activities.

86 acres of shaded playgrounds, basketball courts, tennis courts, community gardens, in-line skating area and walking path around the lake. Fishing is allowed with proper license. Rent one of several event spaces for your meetings and parties.

What's happening nearby...

5th Annual Juneteenth Celebration

A.L. Dawson Sr. Park •  Jun 19 @ 2PM

Don't miss the 5th Annual Celebration of African Freedom from Slavery in America.

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Pride In The Park

Veterans Park Rolland Lewis Community Building •  Jun 22 @ 11AM

Join in on the celebration of acceptance!

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38th Annual Salute to Freedom

Mt. Vernon Outland Airport •  Jul 04 @ 5:05AM

Experience our 38th Annual Celebration of Independence.

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