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The 2019 Hoopeston National Sweet Corn Festival will be held August 29 – September 2, 2019.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
5:00 pm Gates Open ($3 admission) Display Area and Midway Opens
5:00-10:00 pm Ride Special – Bracelet Night
6:30-9:00 pm Bingo (Jaycees Shelter)
6:30-9:00 pm Souvenir Sales (Jaycees Shelter) 11:00 pm Midway Closes
The Hoopeston Sweetcorn Festival is unique in that, besides the normal carnival, demolition derby, Grand Parade and other events, they cook approximately 50 tons of sweetcorn with an antique steam engine and distribute the corn FREE. All events take place at the McFerren Park, located at west Penn Street and IL Route 1.
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