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