Annawan

A great place to live, learn and grow – Annawan!

Discover Annawan a vibrant town at the crossroads of historic Route 6 and Illinois Highway 78 and conveniently located along I-80. A variety of recreational opportunities is available within ten minutes including the Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park and Johnson Sauk Trail State Recreation Area. Howe’s Park is home to a myriad of baseball tournaments and the July World Rolle Bolle Tournament.

Howe’s Park is a great stopping point for long travels along Interstate 80 for the children and furry friends!

Howe’s Park Accessibility

  • From I-80 exit 33 head north on I-78 turn left on West North Avenue turn right on North State Street
  • From IL Hwy Route 6 heading east turn left on North State Street
  • From IL Hwy Route 6 heading west turn right on North State Street

The main street offers a thriving downtown business community with a vintage flair and friendly faces. This small town gem is ideal for aspiring entrepreneurs with a desire to begin and grow a business. Education and technology play important roles in the future community growth and development.

 

Annual Events:

  • Fun Days
  • Canal Ambush Mini-Triathlon and 5K Run/Walk

American Discovery Trail
Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park

Bureau Junction to Iowa Line (Rock Island) What a way to travel - about 75 miles, from one major river to another (the Illinois and the Mississippi), all on one newly built trail. The Hennepin Parkway...

Annawan Banquet Center
317 N Canal Street
61234

A full service banquet facility Annawan Banquet Center is perfect for a regional corporate meeting, corporate dinner, or the all important wedding reception. The Banquet Center can seat 450 comfortabl...

Annawan
Best Western Annawan Inn and Banquet Center
315 North Canal Street
61234

Best Western Annawan welcomes you with a friendly staff on your Interstate 80 travels, exit 33. Large inviting rooms provide a calm and quiet restful sleep. Rise and shine and enjoy the complimentary...

Annawan
Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park
24000 N 1920th St

The Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park, a 104-mile linear park, is a rustic, historic, educational, and recreational jewel spanning five counties and includes the entire width of Henry County with acce...

Atkinson
L & J Hometown Markets and Catering
322 West Front Street
61234

Visit our Annawan or Atkinson store and we will greet you with a warm hello and a friendly smile. Available for on-site catering.

Annawan
Mick’s Place
101 South East Street
61234

Mick's Place, dine and drink at the corner of IL Hwy 78 and U.S. 6 in Annawan, IL. A welcoming atmosphere blending rural and urban d̩ecor. Food available all day from award-winning  ZBest West chef, E...

Annawan
Monday through Thursday, 11 am to 9 pm, Friday and Saturday, 11 am to Midnight and Sunday, 10 am to 8 pm
Mimi’s Treasures
303 West Front Street
61234

Treasures are to be found any season. Mimi's Treasures features floral, home decor, gifts and garden decor. Fresh floral arrangements are created with care with an enlightened twist of creativity. We...

Annawan
Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:30, Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to Noon. Closed Sunday.
Paxtons Corner Coop
101 West Front Street
61234

Paxton’s Corner Coop is an adorable fun, family shop worth a road trip! Take the back roads and head to Annawan you will be greeted by two roosters north or south, you can’t miss the coop! Once arrive...

Annawan
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, Noon to 8 pm and Friday and Saturday, Noon to 9 pm
Purple Onion
311 Front Street
61234

Pull up a seat and enjoy a home cooked made like mom meals! Purple Onion is located conveniently off Exit 33 and located on U.S. 6 downtown Annawan, IL. You are encouraged to pull off the interstate a...

Annawan
Tuesday through Sunday, 5:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
ZBest West
101 South East Street
61234

ZBestWest offers flavorful, unique food prepared by a big city chef in a rural small town! Dine with friends, in a bright, surprising atmosphere located at the corners of IL Hwy 78 and U.S. 6. On Inte...

Annawan
Monday through Thursday 11 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm Friday and Saturday 11 am to 9 pm and Sundays 8 am to 8 pm