This Small Town In Illinois Transforms Into A Scarecrow Wonderland Each Year

There’s a fall fair that takes place in a small town in Illinois each year that few people know about. The annual Shelbyville scarecrow festival is a local favorite that people in the area look forward to all year long.

There’s no better way to celebrate this special season. Whether you love scarecrows or just all things autumn, you’ll love this event. Scroll on to check it out.

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:

Scarecrow Daze takes place throughout the town of Shelbyville, and you can learn more about it on its website or Facebook page.

For more fun fall-themed things to do this season, check out eight apples festivals taking place in Illinois this year.

If you’ve ever been to this scarecrow festival, we’d love to hear from you. Share your experiences with us below in the comments.