DeKalb Corn Fest

Friday, August 24, 2018 - Sunday, August 26, 2018

Corn Fest is one of the last, free festivals among Illinois music and summer festivals in Illinois.  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 a three day weekend. This festival features a 3-day soundstage with national and regional music acts, a carnival, car show, bike rally, kid fest, community stage, over 90 vendors, a free corn boil on Saturday and much more!

Sound Stage Schedule
Friday 8/24
5:30pm – 6:30pm – American English
7:00pm – 8:30pm – Dark Desert Eagles – A Tribute To The Eagles
9:00pm – 11:00pm – 7th Heaven

Saturday 8/25
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Second Hand Soul
2:30pm – 3:30pm – Rosie & The Rivets
4:30pm – 6:30pm – Ides of March
7:00pm – 8:30pm – The Petty Breakers – A Tribute To Tom Petty
9:00pm – 11:00pm – Hi Infidelity

Sunday 8/26
12:00pm – 1:30pm – Pistol Pete
2:30pm- 3:30pm – Howard & The White Boys
4:30pm – 6:00pm – Journeyman A Tribute To Eric Clapton

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 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