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Corn City Festival 2017

The 2017 Corn City Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, 2017, with limited events on Sunday. As always, there will be food vendors, crafts, games, raffles, and much more!

Corn City Festival 5K Race/Walk Registration Form

If you have questions regarding the contest and events, please call the appropriate contact at the bottom of this page. If you have a general question, please call Linda Sharpe (419-278-3483) or Jan Seemann (419-722-1069) or contact any Corn City Festival Committee Member.

2017 Corn City Festival BrochureClick here for the brochure for the 2017 Corn City Festival.

  • Free Admission to Park. Please note: No dogs allowed except Service Dogs. Register Service Dogs at the Information Tent.

  • Information Tent by large ear of corn.

  • Air Rides Saturday only, 11:00 am - 8:30 pm. All day only $8 (or $1 per ride). Purchase arm bands and tickets for rides at the information tent.

  • Food Vendors, Crafts, Games, Raffles, and much more!

  • Face Painting, Saturday, 1:00-4:00 pm.

  • Fishing Derby at Reservoir Park.

  • All occasion card sales in closed shelter.

  • Coloring contest. Pick up pictures at Ron's or the Bank. Drop off pictures in Information Tent by 3:00 pm Saturday. Three age groups: 0-6, 7-12, 13-Adult.

  • Parade 3:00 pm Saturday. The route is school to Elm St. to Park St. to Main St. and back to school. (Emcee in front of enclosed shelter on Elm St.)

  • Disney Characters: Belle, Cinderella, Batman, Papunzel, and Pocahontas. Meet & greet after the parade in the park! Sponsored by the Deshler Chamber of Commerce.

  • Beer Garden opens at 5:00 pm - ID required - No coolers allowed - Bring lawn chairs - $10.00 cover charge. $3.00 beer, and food is available.

  • Quartermania, Vendor Show/Shop in shelter on Maple Street. Purchase your numbered paddles. If the number drawn is the number on your paddle, you're the winner!

  • Free pony rides!!! Saturday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Thanks to our sponsors: Cast Metals, Inc.; Graminex LLC; Legacy Farmers Co-Op; Evergreen Seed Supply; and Deshler American Legion.

  • Museum open Sat. 11:00 am till after the parade, Sun. 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday, August 5th, 2017
8:00 am Registration for Wiffle Ball (ages 8-15 only)
8:15 am 1K Fun Run
8:30 am 5K Run
9:00 am Wiffle Ball Tournament
9:30-10:30 am Volleyball Registration
9:30-10:30 am Quartermania Display (Maple Street Shelter)
10:00 am Cheerleading Competition (at Patrick Henry High School)
10:30 am Quartermania Auction
11:00 am Volleyball Tournament
12:00 noon Lion's Club Chicken BBQ
1:00 pm Pedal Tractor Pull (FFA Alumni) (Maple Street)
1:00 pm Firemen's Bingo (Park St. Shelter)
3:00 pm Parade*
After Parade Disney Characters
After Parade Corn City Pageant
6:00 pm Manny-On Keyboard (closed shelter)
6:00 pm Cloud Nine (beer garden)
9:30 pm Movie (by closed shelter)
9:30-12:30 pm Brent Lowry & The Drifters (Band)
Sunday, August 6th, 2017
10:00 am Car Show (at the Pool Park - 420 N. Oak Street)
Registration 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Food is available.
12:00 - 1:00 pm Sign up for Fishing Derby at Reservoir Park
2:00 - 4:00 pm Fishing Derby

* Parade route: From school to Elm St. to Park St. to Main St. and back to school.

Information Booth by Large Ear of Corn

Contact Information
Event Contact Person Telephone
Cheerleading Competition Joan Meyer 419-722-7479
Parade Todd & Robyn Neiderhouse 419-722-3546
Vollyball Tournament Mike McGraw
Wiffle Ball Tournament Billy Hoops 419-601-0777
Pedal Tractor Pull Doug Powell 419-278-2296
Corn City Pageant and Quartermania Lacey Punches 419-274-5486
1K and 5K Runs Dave Parry
Car Show Nick Wagner 989-751-0752
Food Vendors Ryan Mays 419-722-9624
Beer Garden/Bands Tyler Meyer 419-722-9716



Deshler Chamber of Commerce • P.O. Box 123 • Deshler, OH 43516 • 419-601-2255