Come to Arcola For the 38th Annual Broom Corn Festival! Take your children to the carnival or bring them to one of the longest festival parades there is with plenty of free candy to be distributed all over! Then, put on your tennis shoes, and get ready to browse through the many Art & craft and Street vendors. Enjoy the unique food vendors, and More! Bring your lawn chairs to kick back, relax and listen to the live entertainment . Don't forget to get your history lesson to find out how brooms are made and why they are such a big part of Arcola's past too. The Beer and Wine Tent has great evening entertainment for those who enjoy the night or to sit back in the afternoon and enjoy your favorite ball team on the Big Screen TV.