US Straw Sculpting Competition

On Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021
US Straw Sculpting Competition

Straw Sculpting artists from all over
From Aug. 13-29, the historic Mt Morris campus is the location for the annual US National Straw Sculpting Competition. This annual event showcases a variety of giant straw sculptures located around the downtown square.

Did we say National?!
The annual US National Straw Sculpting Competition showcases a variety of giant straw sculptures that are an exciting presentation of fine art in straw. The competition is judged for two awards. Everyone who visits is eligible to go online to the above website and vote for ‘People’s Choice’ and all competing sculptors vote for ‘Artists Choice’

Straw Fest Day is August 28th
Check out this list of activities
Straw Fest info 8.28.21

Additional information on all Straw events is available at the link at the top of this page.

Event repeats

NW Illinois Travel Blog

- Latest Post -

  • Winter Fun in the Blackhawk Waterways

    November 28, 2022
    Summer had to end The summer of 2022 was enjoyable around here, and the fall was fabulous. Enjoying the outdoors with friends and family is addictive. It doesn't have to end when our furnaces start to growl. Many people don't think of northwest Illinois as a winter vacation destination, but…
    Read More
Read More Blog Posts...