DeKalb Corn Fest
The City of DeKalb will host Corn Fest on Friday, August 25 through Sunday, August 27, 2006 on Route 38 (Lincoln Highway) in DeKalb, Illinois. Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free music festivals in Illinois. Admission and Parking are free.
Over 50,000 people from around the Midwest attend the event which serves over 50 tons of sweet corn during the weekend! Free steamed sweet corn is available on Saturday during the corn boil from 11am until 2pm (or when corn runs out). Uncooked corn is available for purchase throughout the weekend at various booths and food vendors.
This festival features a carnival complete with rides and games, food booths, live bands, craft show, kiddie korner with large inflatables, family entertainment and much more. Friday night is carnival wristband nights for the kids with unlimited rides from 6-10pm. Festival areas feature a carnival, booths, craft fest and beer garden.