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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

MCF is being held at The Reel Marina, 8724 E Marine Rd, Effingham, IL. 62401.. 

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 contact Bill Poss at 

There will be an ATM on site, and most vendors prefer cash. 

We 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 100 yards away. 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. 

Please 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!