Special and Seasonal Shopping
Throughout the year the Illinois Amish country hosts numerous events
intown and in the surrounding countryside. These include everything
from holiday festivals to small garden centers popping up with fresh
produce. Arthur plays host to festivals such as the Cheese Festival,
Spring Festival, and the 3rd Saturday Downtown Market. Each offer
unique handmade crafts and delicious homebaked goodies for our guests to
enjoy. Below are just a sample of some of the special shopping
opportunities that are offered in the Amish area. We recommend check
out constantly changing calendar of events to see what new shopping chances
are happening throughout the year.
The Great Pumpkin Patch
Located in the heart of the Amish country this working farm has pumpkins,
decorative gourds, Indian corn, garden mums, gift shop, straw maze, edible
winter squash, farm animals, haunted barn and family fun.
3rd Saturday Downtown Market
Arthur, Illinois’ newest event is the 3rd Saturday Downtown Market.
This event, like the name says, takes place on the 3rd Saturday of each
month. What started as a few vendors has grown into 30+ vendors.
This event caters solely to homemade crafts, fresh baked goods, and
collectibles & antiques. Check out the Gazebo Annex homepage for more
information on this event and other great event held at this venue in the
Illinois Amish country.
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