Arcola Broom Corn Festival

As seen in our September 2013 Calendar
Date:
Sep 6th - Sep 8th
Company:
Arcola Chamber of Commerce
Telephone:
(800) 336- 5456

The town invites one and all to help celebrate. Free entertainment, arts and crafts, flea markets, food and large parade featuring the Lawn Rangers. Arcola celebrates its heritage as the “Broom Corn Capital of the World” with the renowned annual Broom Corn Festival. Visitors can see broom activities, arts/crafts, free entertainment, great food, and a gigantic parade with the Famous Lawn Rangers.  Additional, visitors can participate in the Arcola Broom Corn 5K and 10K races. The event, held the weekend after Labor Day, honors Arcola’s position in the late nineteenth century as a center of broom corn production.