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Scarecrow Daze Festival

Sat, Oct 12 , 2024 • 7:00am - 4:00pm

Downtown , Shelbyville, IL 62565

The city of Shelbyville celebrates Scarecrows and fall in the downtown area.

During the Annual Scarecrow Daze Festival, the entire city of Shelbyville is decorated with scarecrows. With a different theme every year, entrants decorate their homes and businesses to the theme. There is also a large parade, kids' games, a beer tent, music, a quilt show, and plenty of food and crafts in downtown Shelbyville.

Places to stay nearby...

Lake Shelbyville


Central Illinois lake with over 11,000 water acres and 172 miles of shoreline.

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Gregory's Resort Motel and Cabins


Bordering U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Shelbyville, Greogry's has 12 rooms and a cabin.

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The Shelby Inn


Located in Shelbyville at the south end of the lake. A great place to stay for the night, or enjoying year-round recreation facilities at Lake Shelbyville.…

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