The Aledo Rhubarb Fest features more than 3,000 rhubarb pies and other delicious desserts. All waiting to be purchased, taken home, and enjoyed. In addition, there is a large arts & crafts fair on Saturday, a flea market, music, food, trolley tours of the town and shopping in the historic district. If you want to be guaranteed an opportunity to sample the rhubarb you should be there before noon. Events take place in downtown Aledo, Illinois. Admission is free.