This year, people flocked from Minnesota, Kansas City and Florida, among other locations, Veach said.
"I hope it keeps up for the town itself," Veach said. "It's the biggest attraction in Huntley all year-round, and the No. 1 thing to do in Huntley."
Dawning a turkey hat, Michelle Cahue of Chicago said she returns each year with her friends as a reunion.
"I've tried the testicles a few times before, but it's just not my thing," Cahue said.
Westberg said the event has become multigenerational, with one person returning for their 33rd festival. He said he has begun seeing parents come with their children once they turn 21, passing from generation to generation.