Urbana's 39th Annual Sweetcorn Festival

Urbana's 39th Annual Sweetcorn Festival

We're gearing up for Urbana's 39th annual festival honoring sweetcorn!


39th Annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival

This year’s festival takes place in the heart of downtown Urbana on Main Street, between Race and Vine Streets on Friday, August 22nd, 5:00–11:00 p.m. and Saturday, August 23rd, 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. Each year this festival is frequented by as many as 50,000 individuals from both the Champaign-Urbana and surrounding communities in central Illinois. The festival is also the official welcome for incoming and returning University of Illinois students.

Friday, August 22:
Candy Foster & the Shades of Blue — 6–7:15 p.m.
90′s Daughter — 7:30–8:45 p.m.
Feudin Hillbillys — 9:15–10:45 p.m.

Saturday, August 23:
Decadents — 6–7:15 p.m.
Brushville — 7:30–8:45 p.m.
Eddie Money — 9:15–10:45 p.m.


Friday, August 22:
Traditional Jazz Orchestra — 6–6:45 p.m.
Hathaways — 7–7:45 p.m.
The Painkillers Blues Band — 8–8:45 p.m.
Sun Stereo — 9–10:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 23:
Bow-Dacious String Band and BBL Fine Arts Jazz Ensemble — 12–1 p.m.
Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre Joao Grande — 1–1:15 p.m.
Champaign Park District Dance Arts School — 1:15–1:30 p.m.
Classy Combinations — 1:30–1:45 p.m.
Djibril Camara and the Mara Giri Dance Ensemble — 2–2:45 p.m.
Bones, Jugs, & Harmony — 3–3:45 p.m.
Killer Bee Honey — 4–4:45 p.m.
Central, Centennial, and Urbana High School Marching Bands — 5–6:15 p.m.

Friday, August 22:
The Bow-Dacious String Band — 6–7 p.m.
Mae & the Dark Days — 7–8 p.m.
The Ol’ No. 7 — 8–9:15 p.m.
The Curses — 9:15–10:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 23:
Urbana Hootenanny with Dustin Norder & Sam Payne — 6–7 p.m.
Cretaceous String Band — 7–8 p.m.
John Coppess & Friends — 8–9:15 p.m.
The Strom Bros — 9:15–10:30 p.m.

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