DeKalb Corn Fest

Lincoln Highway Between 1st and 4th St
815-748-2676

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.


Reviews

Gary Willingham

Rating:
Sunday, June 12, 2016

The food is good the atmosphere is great very affordable plenty of parking and the people treat you with respect they're nice to you and the food and music is awesome you got big ears of corn from Iowa it's a must-see or taste to desire

Matt Read

Rating:
Monday, Dec. 5, 2016

It is always fund to go to downtown Dekalb during cornfest.

Clark Keith

Rating:
Monday, Aug. 29, 2016

Fun for families

ENRIQUE RIEGO

Rating:
Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Katy Garcia

Rating:
Thursday, April 20, 2017


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