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Area’s Biggest Festival Returns

Posted by wlpo on October 9, 2011

It’s that time of the year again, when a village of a thousand swells to upwards of 20 thousand people.

The 42nd annual Burgoo Festival is today until five in Utica.  The event serves as the largest fundraiser for the La Salle County Historical Society.

The famous burgoo stew will be served up and upwards 250 vendors are expected to showcase goods at this year’s festival.  Besides crafters, there’s also plenty of food and music including performances by

With parking always an issue, there will be a shuttle running back and forth from the festival to parking lots at Celebrations 150, JC Whitney and The Village Gift Shop.

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