Hogeye Festival canceled this year Posted in: LifestyleCOVID-19 Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with conditions changing constantly, it will not be possible to hold our traditional in-person Hogeye Festival celebrations, but we want to continue to support the community, and raise awareness of Downtown Elgin and the Main Street program. We will be providing sponsorship opportunities in order to support the marketing and promotion of local businesses and the downtown area. We will have extensive online marketing of the district and Elgin through our social media channels and some paid advertising such as radio and print. We are continuing to work with our local businesses to develop virtual and limited in ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!