2017 Chatham Sweetcorn Festival

chatham sweet corn guyCome out and join us for the 44th annual Chatham Sweetcorn Festival!

SUNDAY, JULY 16

8:00 am: 19th Annual Tour De Corn sponsored by Wheel Fast Bicycle Co. [more details]

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017

5:00 pm: Corn Shucking – come out, bring the family and help shuck some corn!!

FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

  • 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm: Miss Sweet Corn Pageant
  • 6:30 pm: MAIN STAGE: After Sunset
  • 8:45 pm: MAIN STAGE: X-Krush
  • Midnight: Festival Closed

SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2015

MORNING
  • 9:00 am: Ticket, water, soda sales begin
  • 9:00 am: Soccer Tournament
  • 9:00 am: Volleyball Tournament
  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am: Studio M Demo on stage
  • 9:30 am: Zumba by Sweat60
  • 9:30 am: Food service opens
  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am: Jan’s Dance Studio
  • 11:00 am: Millburg’s TaeKwonDo Presentation (behind Silver Bullet truck)
  • 11:30 am: Bags Tournament Registration
AFTERNOON and EVENING
  • 12:30 pm: Bags Start
  • 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Central Illinois Blues Club – main stage
  • 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Dunk Tank
  • 1:00 pm: Highland Games, registration at www.ancientathletics.com
  • 2:00 pm: Illinois Championship Cow Chip Throw
  • 4:00 pm: Whiskey Tasting
  • 6:00 pm: MAIN STAGE: Take 10
  • 8:30 pm: MAIN STAGE: Broseph E. Lee
  • Midnight: Festival Closed

Parking and Traffic

  • We kindly ask for a $3 donation for parking upon entrance.
  • The entire park is one-way traffic starting on Main Street and exiting northbound on Park Street.
  • The Main St. railroad tracks are closed so all traffic from Route 4 should use the new Goldenrod intersection from Route 4 to reach the park.

Food Items

  • Sweet Corn
  • Grilled Corn (in shuck)
  • Brats
  • Hot Dogs
  • Hamburgers
  • Pork Burgers
  • BBQ Pork
  • Pork Chops
  • Chicken Breasts
  • Ribeyes

Sweetcorn Fest Chairmen

  • Jeremy Peck
  • Brian Kleinertz

Vendor Chair

Sponsors Chair

Interested in helping and becoming a Jaycee? Come out to one of our meetings. We’d love to have you.