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With its own hospital, privately endowed public library, community college, exceptional park district, top-rated school district, historic downtown, businesses to service your needs and access to Fulton County’s expansive outdoor activities; Canton offers everything you need to live, raise a family, work, retire, learn, and play!

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Cruise-In Registration is now open!
Cruise-In Registration is now open!

Come and join the fun by registering your vehicle to be a part of the 31st Annual Canton Cruise In car show located in Downtown Canton on Friday, June 17th from 4 to 8 pm.

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The Chamber and SRPED has Moved!
The Chamber and SRPED has Moved!

We’re Settling in to our New Location Have you heard the news? The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Spoon River Partnership for Economic Development (SRPED) has moved their office location right in the heart of the city in beautiful downtown Canton. The Canton Chamber, along with SRPED used to be located in the […]

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Tribute Exhibit Remembering John Keets, Teen AIDS Activist
Tribute Exhibit Remembering John Keets, Teen AIDS Activist

Remembering Canton’s John Keets at the Museum. John Keets of Canton was only 15 years old when his family found out that he was HIV positive in August, 1989. Two weeks later he was diagnosed with AIDS. With the help of his mother, his biggest fan, John began to talk about HIV and AIDS to […]

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Farmer’s Market Applications now being Accepted!
Farmer’s Market Applications now being Accepted!

Canton Farmer’s Market Celebrates Tenth Season; Vendor Meeting Set for April 18th. Canton Main Street is excited for their tenth season of hosting Canton Farmers’ Market in downtown Canton. The market will open on Saturday, June 4 in conjunction with Canton Main Street’s, Art on Main Fine Arts Festival. The market is held every Saturday […]

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Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Sat. June 4th!
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Sat. June 4th!

Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th, 2022 The Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival will return this year on Saturday, June 4th, 9:00am – 4:30pm and Sunday, June 5th, 9:00am – 3:00pm in downtown Jones Park. The festival, presented by Canton Main Street, will feature 28 professional […]

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