As always, the main attraction of the Sweetcorn Festival in Urbana, Illinois this year is all the local Illinois sweetcorn you can eat!
The Sweetcorn Festival takes place in the heart of downtown Urbana on Main St. between Race and Vine Streets on Friday, August 23, 5-11pm and Saturday, August 24, 11am to 11pm.
Each year this festival is frequented by as many as 50,000 individuals from both Champaign-Urbana and the surrounding communities in Central Illinois. This festival is also the official welcome for incoming and returning University of Illinois students.
Apart from all the local Illinois sweetcorn you can eat, there will also be live music both nights on two different stages from both regional and national headliners.
Car enthusiasts can look forward to the Motor Muster Car Show, a showcase of vintage automobiles. For children and families there are Action Inflatables, a rock climbing wall, indoor laser tag, pony rides, and a petting zoo along with all of the quality merchandise and delicious food from vendors.
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For more information about top events in Illinois take a look at the Top Events USA selection of the annual main festivals and events in Illinois.