No other place in the world celebrates Groundhog Day like this small Illinois town. This year, don't miss Woodstock Willie plus the state's most famous meteorologist.

The Illinois Groundhog Day celebration you must attend at least once in your life. This year, the furry forecaster

Famous Illinois Winter Festival

There is nothing quite like this small-town gathering to celebrate (hopefully) the END OF WINTER!

It seems as if every resident is involved in the town's festivities in one way or another. This is the event you must attend at least once in your life.

Woodstock Groundhog Days

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In 1992, Woodstock, Illinois was the location for the filming of the Bill Murray and Andie McDowell film Groundhog Day.

The celebration of the furry little weather forecaster covers several days, beginning with the arrival of the town mascot, Woodstock Willie.

There are plenty of exhibits around downtown Woodstock, including a memorabilia exhibit at the library.

MORE: 1st Ever Groundhog Day Movie Cast Reunion in Chicago on February 2nd

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Groundhog Day Weather Forecast

Of course, the big event happens on the morning of February 2, when everyone gathers at Woodstock Square at 7 a.m. for the groundhog to do his thing.

WGN meteorologist Tom Skilling will appear this year at the big reveal, translating Willie’s climatic insights from “Groundhogese”, according to the dailyherald.com.

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Visit Woodstock Groundhog Days on Facebook for details.

You can also book a room in the same B & B where Bill Murray's character, "Phil Connors", stayed in the movie.

The Cherry Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast in Woodstock, Illinois

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The 'Groundhog Day House' has four different suites on the 2nd floor and can be booked individually or you can even rent the entire home if you have a large group or event.

Let's start with the suite that is actually inside the home's turret, The Black Walnut Suite. This room features a four-poster bed and views of the archway seen in the movie.

The Cherry Blossom Suite. This is the only room with a jetted tub and shower. The rest of the suites all have walk-in showers.

If you're into nautical themes, The Old Oak Room is for you. The room features an old ship steering wheel.

Lastly, the room Bill Murray stayed in, The Magnolia Suite. If you've seen the movie you know the view out of that window.

The Cherry Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast is located at 344 Fremont Street in Woodstock, Illinois.

Stay at Illinois' Famous Cherry Tree Inn B&B Featured in Popular Film

This beautiful Victorian home in Woodstock may look familiar to you. This bed & breakfast is where Bill Murray stayed in the 1992 movie, Groundhog Day.

Gallery Credit: Cherry Tree Inn Bed & Breakfast