Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. What is the date of the next Millersport Sweet Corn Festival?   Top of page

September 2 - September 5, 2015. The festival is always the Wednesday through Saturday before Labor Day. 

Q. Where is the festival held?  Top of page

At the Historic Lions Park in Millersport, Ohio, U.S.A., just 25 miles east of Columbus, Ohio on the southwestern shore of Buckeye Lake. Located on State Route 204, four miles south of I-70, take the State Route 37 exit south to State Route 204.

Q. What are the hours of the festival?   Top of page

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 PM

Q. What is the admission cost?   Top of page

Admission is free, but there is a $10 per car charge if you park on the festival grounds in our 85 acre parking lot. Larger vehicles such as buses, RVs, trailers, and large trucks may cost more to park

Q. When is the parade held?   Top of page

Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. starting from Millersport High School and traveling through Millersport to the festival grounds.

Q. Can my group be in the parade?   Top of page

Our parade is invitation only. If you want to be considered for next year,
please email the Parade chairman at: Click to Email

Q. When is the queens pageant?   Top of page

Our Sweet Corn Sweetheart selection is Thursday at 8:00 p.m. on the Main Stage.

Q. May my daughter enter into the queens pageant?   Top of page

The contestants are limited to approximately 18 young ladies. The festival selects specific 18 area High Schools to participate in the parade and the pageant. These High Schools then select one young lady from their student body to represent their school in the parade and pageant.
Parade Page

Q. Do you have a baby or a Little Miss pageant?   Top of page

No, we only have the Millersport Sweetcorn Queens Pageant. The queens pageant contestants are limited to approximately 18 young ladies. The festival selects specific 18 area High Schools to participate in the parade and the pageant. These High Schools then select one young lady from their student body to represent their school in the parade and pageant.
Parade Page

Q. May I bring my pet to the festival to stay in the car, walk or to be carried around with me?  Top of page

No. It is unsafe to mix pets and the amount of people that attend our festival. The festival is too crowded to have animals safely with you. You will not be allowed to leave them in your car. You will be asked to remove your pet from our property (including the parking area) with the expectation that you will take the animal home.

Q. Are my supporters or I allowed to campaign for my election to office at the festival?  Top of page

No. The festival grounds are private property owned by the Sweet Corn Festival, Inc. and campaigning is not allowed nor appreciated by our guests.

Q. How can my non-profit organization obtain a booth at the festival?  Top of page

Send a filled out Application to: Concession Chairperson / Sweet Corn Festival, Inc. / P.O. Box 337 / Millersport, Ohio  43046-0337.
You can obtain an application: Click Here to Print Concession Application
To contact the chairman of Concessions: Click Here to Email
If selected, our Concession Chairperson will contact you and work with you on the selection of item, location of booth and the pricing of your item.
Concessions Page

Q. Do you allow private concessions?   Top of page

No. All concessions are non-profit charitable organizations with their proceeds going toward their operation and community projects.
Concessions Page

Q. Do you have a Midway?   Top of page

Yes. Our ride midway is provided by Durant Enterprises, Inc. of Dupont, Ohio.
Midway Page

Q. Will there be Country Music Stars singing at the festival this year?  Top of page

Our Country Music Shows are on Friday and Saturday evenings. Check out the Entertainment Page to find out who will be playing this year.
Entertainment Page

Q. How much are the tickets for the stage show?   Top of page

All of the shows and entertainment at our four stages are free. We have seating available at each stage, but you are welcomed to bring your own lawn chairs if you wish.

Q. How does my company become a Corporate Sponsor with the Sweet Corn Festival?  Top of page

Our current Corporate Sponsors are community minded organizations that assist our festival financially in exchange for having their company's name displayed and associated with our festival in a variety of ways. We are selective of the type of companies that become our Corporate Sponsors. If your company is interested in details of our Corporate Sponsorship Program, please contact us by e-mail at webmaster@sweetcornfest.com or phone us at 740-467-3639 or mail at: Corporate Sponsorship Program / Sweet Corn Festival, Inc. / P.O. Box 337 / Millersport, Ohio  43046-0337.

Q. What do I need to do to become a paid performer at the festival?  Top of page

We have a nine member Entertainment Committee that works year round selection entertainment for our four stages. If you are interested in the possibility of preforming at our festival, please feel free to send a VHS or audio tape with letter describing your act with pricing and availability, length of show and other items that you want our committee to know about you to: Entertainment Committee / Sweet Corn Festival, Inc. / P.O. Box 337 / Millersport, Ohio  43046-0337. Due to the amount of mail that this committee receives, they will usually contact you only if they are interested in contacting with you to do an appearance at our festival.

Q. If I want to participate in one of your contests, how do I enter?  Top of page

In most cases you can sign up within minutes before the start of the event with the exceptions of the following; the Sweet Corn Sweetheart Contestants are selected by their High Schools and the Ken Keener Classic 5-K Run can be both pre-festival registration and race day registration (740-246-6101). There is an entry fee for the 5-K Run.
Email: webmaster@sweetcornfest.com

Q. Is the festival facilities available year round?   Top of page
 

Yes, by reservation. Information and reservations for use of the grove and club house rental can be made at 740-467-3639, OR
Check out the Facilities page of this web site.
Facilities Page

Q. How can I get a T-shirt or any other souvenirs from the Millersport Lions Sweet Corn Festival?   Top of page
 

Please contact souvenirs@sweetcornfest.com for any souvenir questions or orders you may have.

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