In response to Covid-19 and state guidelines that limit social gatherings, restrictions have caused a plethora of cancellations of this summer’s events.
Corinne Wheeler, an organizer for Herscher’s Corn Bowl jokingly stated, “2020 has been cancelled.”
Herscher’s Corn Bowl and Labor Day Celebration have been cancelled. The Squeals Showdown originally scheduled for July 11, has been rescheduled for September 12.
Kankakee County Fair along with the Iroquois County 4-H Fair are cancelled as well.
The Fourth of July festivities in Bonfield and Kankakee, in addition to Momence’s annual Gladiolus Festival set for August, have all been cancelled.