DeKalb Corn Fest

Friday, August 25, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017

Corn Fest is one of the last, free festivals among Illinois music and summer festivals in Illinois. The fest is celebrating its 40th year. 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!

Check out the 2017 Sound Stage Line-up – Uncle Kracker, the Swon Brothers and Thompson Square to Headline.

2017 Map

2017 Guide

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.