Typically you hear of people wanting to break out of prison.

Here's an Illinois prison that you can break into.

Say what?

This Saturday, August 25th the former Joliet Correctional Center is holding "The Great Prison Break-In".

It's a fundraiser to help with the ongoing renovations to the once vacant prison that is now offering tours.

According to their Facebook page, The Great Joliet Prison Break-Inand their website,www.joiletprison.org, this Saturday they are offering attendees "a sneak preview of the Old Joliet Prison at a fundraising festival that includes a hot music line-up, amazing food trucks, a few suds and more."

Check this out!


Now the cost for tickets isn't cheap, $40 a person.

However keep in mind this is a fundraising event to continue with the work in progress is restoring the prison as creepy cool tourist attraction.

Also this is a 21 years and older event as well.

If you interested in going it's from 5pm to 11pm this Saturday and you can get your tickets here: www.jolietprison.org







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