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Coal Days Festival Begins Today in Shawneetown

SHAWNEETOWN – The Shawneetown Fire Department will kick off the Coal Days festival today. It’ll run through Saturday.

Even through the fire department started selling barbecue Monday and Tuesday, barbecue will be available from the fire department stand at 11 a.m. today and it will be open until 10 p.m. now through Saturday.

The carnival opens tonight at 6 with rides, games and food available. The carnival will have the same hours Thursday and Friday.

A parade will be held Saturday night at 6 with lineup on West Posey Street in Shawneetown. The carnival rides will open after the parade is over.