American Legion Post 759

206 West Chestnut Street

Chatham, Illinois                                                     

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The Chatham American Legion Homecoming is an old-fashioned street festival with good food, cold beverages, great bands, carnival rides and fun for the whole family. The 71st Annual festival kicks off on Thursday, June 21st at 5:00 PM.  Food, concessions, live entertainment, games, and rides are featured all three nights of the Homecoming.

We will be featuring a new carnival this year.  There will be no $1.00 rides this year.

Wrist bands will be available all three days at the Carnival ticket booths. Wrist bands will go on sale Thursday and Friday 5:00 pm at a cost of $20.00. The wrist band will allow the wearer unlimited rides from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Saturday afternoon wristbands will go on sale at noon allowing unlimited rides between 1:00 and 4:00.

Thursday night’s band will be “2nd Chance Band” and Friday features the “The Remix” and

After Sunset” will be providing Saturday evening entertainment.

On Saturday afternoon the Homecoming will feature a Hillbilly Golf Tournament. For information on entry and time see

Also Saturday will include the traditional parade starting at 5:00. 


Contact Information

Chatham American Legion Post 759

206 West Chestnut Street

Box 402

 Chatham, Illinois      62629


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General Information

Chatham American Legion Post 759 meets on the first Monday of the Month. Social hour begins at 6:00 P.M. and formal activities start at 7:00 P.M.  Meetings are held at the post home at 206 West Chestnut Street in Chatham, Illinois.


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