Here Are 16 Crazy Traditions You’ll Totally Get If You’re From Illinois

There are many things that we do here in Illinois that out-of-staters may think are weird, but we love our crazy traditions. These yearly attractions and activities are near and dear to our hearts, and we don’t care what anyone else thinks.

Only true Illinoisans really love these 16 things. Keep scrolling to see if they match your traditions.

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:

People from Illinois do some other weird things too. Check out these 11 habits that prove you’re a true Illinoisan.

What other crazy traditions to do you participate in? Share your favorites with us!