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DeKalb Corn Fest

August 23, 2019 - August 25, 2019

Friday, August 23, 2019 – Sunday, August 25, 2019

Corn Fest is one of the last remaining free festivals among Illinois music and summer festivals.  It located in downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th St. Well over 50,000 people from around Illinois and the Midwest attend the music festival over the three day weekend. This festival features a 3-day soundstage with national and regional music acts, a carnival, car show, craft fest, kid fest, art fest for kids, community stage, over 90 vendors, a free corn boil on Saturday, and much more!

Sound Stage Schedule
Friday 8/23
5:30pm – 6:30pm – The Party Doctors
7:00pm – 8:15pm – John Waite (The Babys, Bad English, Solo Career with the Song “Missing You”)
9:00pm – 11:00pm – 7th Heaven

Saturday 8/24
1:00pm – 2:00pm – The Mockingbyrds
2:30pm – 3:30pm – The Beaux Band
4:30pm – 6:00pm – Blind Date
7:00pm – 8:30pm – Marshall Charloff & The Purple Experience (Tribute to Prince)
9:00pm – 11:00pm – Hi Infidelity

Sunday 8/25
2:00pm – 3:30pm – The Relics
4:30pm – 6:00pm – Slim Jim Phantom from the Stray Cats

Admission to the festival is free to the public and there is a $5 admission fee per day into the soundstage area. There is also a free viewing area.  For more information, call (815) 748-CORN, visit us at cornfest.com or like us on Facebook at DeKalb Corn Fest.

Festival Location:
Downtown DeKalb on Lincoln Hwy. between 1st and 4th St. and Grove and Locust St. (see map)

Festival Hours
Friday: 3pm-11pm
Saturday: 11am-11pm
Sunday: 11am-6pm


August 23, 2019
August 25, 2019
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Van Buer Plaza
N. 2nd & Locust Street
DeKalb, IL 60115
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