16 Mouthwatering BBQ Festivals In Illinois You Don’t Want To Miss
You go for the entertainment, the atmosphere, and most especially, the food. We Illinoisans love our barbecue festivals so much that they are some of the most popular fairs in the state. From north to south, you could spend the whole summer traveling from pit to pit.
You’ll want to put on your stretchy pants and your best walking shoes for this mouthwatering adventure. Catch all the dates and details below.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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