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When did Arenzville start making burgoo?

1953 News Article on Arenzville Burgoo

How is Arenzville burgoo made?

What do you eat with burgoo?

What is kettle service?

When is the next Arenzville Burgoo?

What happens at the Arenzville Burgoo?

How do I get to Arenzville?

Is there lodging in the area?

How can I learn more about burgoo?

Where can I find burgoo recipes?


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When is the next Arenzville Burgoo? The Arenzville Burgoo is generally scheduled on the Friday and Saturday FOLLOWING Labor Day. For 2020, the dates of the celebration are September 11th and 12th. Preparations begin long before this, and volunteers are particularly welcome on Thursday (Sept. 10th) to help clean and prepare fresh vegetables for the soup.

What happens at the Arenzville Burgoo? This two-day celebration is family-oriented. Games, carnival rides, concessions, contests, and a pet parade are attractive for the kids. Each year, the town hosts local talent groups as well as well known names to provide entertainment and music. Click here for the 2019 Schedule of Events. Information about the 2020 Burgoo will be posted when it becomes available (usually in August.)

How do I get to Arenzville? Arenzville is located about 50 miles west of Springfield, IL, between Jacksonville and Beardstown. Click here for a map and directions.

Is lodging available in the area? There are no motels in Arenzville. Click here for a list of lodging establishments in the area.

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This page last modified: 09/09/2019