Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch? Witch Cackling Contest to Take Place in Illinois on Saturday
Whether you're a good witch or a bad witch, you can show off your witch-cackling skills during the Wizard of Oz Festival.
Illinois Oz Garden
Located in Mapleton, Illinois just off the beaten path sits a unique garden. This garden is home to everything a Wizard of Oz lover would enjoy, complete with a yellow brick road! While at the Oz Garden, you'll also see the Wicked Witch's castle, Dorothy's house (pre-tornado), and of course Oz itself! Of course with a garden dedicated to the Wizard of Oz, it's the perfect place to host a festival celebrating all things Oz!
Illinois Oz Festival
For over a decade, Hollis Park has played host to the Illinois Oz Festival. The Illinois Oz Festival is a day to celebrate all things Wizard of Oz. There will be characters from the classic movie making appearances, as well as vendors, a puppet show, food, and more! The annual festival is set to take place on Saturday, August 12th
Witch Cackling Contest
Now this is a unique contest, and I am HERE for it! This year the Illinois Oz Festival will be hosting a Witch Cackling Contest.
Think you've got what it takes to be a wicked witch? Come show off your skills in our Wicked Witch Cackling Contest for the chance to win a wicked prize!A first prize will be awarded to the best cackler from the following categories:-Lil Witch (ages 0 to 6)-Junior Witch (ages 7 to 11)-Teen Witch (ages 12-17)-Adult Witch (ages 18+)The Wicked Witch Cackling Contest will take place at 3:30 pm in the Oz Pavilion as part of all the Illinois Oz Festival fun on Saturday, August 12 at Butler Haynes Park in Mapleton!