Come celebrate the long Labor Day Weekend with us! Our 2017 Nashville Headliners are Restless Heart on Friday, September 1st @ 8:30PM and both Collin Raye and Pam Tillis on Saturday, September 2nd @ 8:30PM. Arrive early to get a good seat in our open-air concert venue to soak up the awesome sounds of Restless Heart, Collin Raye and Pam Tillis. These nationally recognized artists connect with audiences of all ages.
Make sure you allow enough time to roam the park savoring the abundance of festival foods, grabbing a few ears of sweet corn and enjoying some of the rides and games. We provide plenty of convenient parking on grass lots that flow directly into the main entrance. (ONLY $10 per vehicle) By parking on the festival grounds you get the benefit of roaming security, parking attendants, restrooms and lighting. Handicap and motorcycle parking provided close to the main entrance. Easy in and out using State Route 204 near Millersport’s school campus.
Durant Amusements provides the Sweet Corn Festival with rides for all ages. There are enough rides for all age groups to fill your entire day with fun!
Official Site: www.durantamusements.com
Prices for 2017:
Single tickets $1.50 or 30 tickets for $35.00.
All rides take 2 to 3 tickets.
Wristband for Ride Special is $20.00.
Wednesday & Thursday 5:00PM – 11:00PM and Saturday 11:00AM – 5:00PM
You can purchase a wristband for $20.00 and ride all the rides during the 6 hrs noted above. Each day REQUIRES a new wristband. Wristbands will not be sold in the final 90 min.of each ride special, so make sure you purchase early.
We have both game concessions (non-profit) and games entertainment (Durant Amusement) that kids and adults of all ages can enjoy! Our game concessions (booths) at the Millersport Lions Sweet Corn Festival are operated and staffed by NON-PROFIT, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS from throughout the Central Ohio area. We are proud of this tradition that we have been able to maintain since the very first festival in 1946. The proceeds (profits) from these booths go directly to these community organizations that participate in our festival.
*Click Here if you would like to become a vendor for our concessions.
Each year the Sweet Corn Festival brings a variety of entertainment for it’s audience.
The Sweet Corn Festival has also provided, for the last several years, a pony ride for kids to enjoy that was part of the Amusement Rides mid-way. Plan to come see what’s new in 2017!
We are looking for competitors! What would a fair or festival be without challenging and exciting competitions? Not very fun and we can’t allow that to happen during the Sweet Corn Festival. So check out the variety of contests available at this year’s big event!
Corn Eating Contest
Kiddie Tractor Pull
Hula Hoop Contest
Tractor Tug Pull – (See below for more info)
Garden Tractor – Compact Tractor – Farm Tractor TUG PULL
Antique (1959 and under)
Wednesday 5:30PM – Garden Tractors
Wednesday after Garden Tractors – Compact Tractors (2WD)
Thursday 7:00PM – Antique Tractors: 4500# and 5500#
Friday 7:00PM – Antique Tractors: 6500#
Saturday 3:00PM – Antique Tractors: 7500# and 8500#
*Click Here for more details and rules
Guy Geiger, Coordinator 740-467-3588
Each year during the Sweet Corn Festival, there are major prize ticket drawings nightly for a building full of prizes! These tickets are sold leading up to the festival and then throughout the duration of the festival.
Major prize tickets can be purchased from numerous nonprofit organizations that are part of our festival family or from any Millersport Lion member. During the Sweet Corn Festival the only place to purchase a chance to win is at the Major Prize Building located at Founders Commons, only a few feet from the place to purchase our delicious, hot buttered sweet corn. The tickets are affordable at $2 each or $5 for a book of 3 tickets. Buy as many as want, no limit to the number of prizes you can win!
Major Prize Winners 2016:
$10,000.00 Grand Prize: Ed Pptts
$2,500.00 Second Prize: Dick Phillips
$500.00 Third Prize: Michelle Tackett
The festival grounds is full of delicious food for the entire week of the festival! All food and game concessions (booths) at the Millersport Lions Sweet Corn Festival are operated and staffed by NON-PROFIT, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS from throughout the Central Ohio area. We are proud of this tradition that we have been able to maintain since the very first festival in 1946. The proceeds (profits) from these booths go directly to these community organizations that participate in our festival. Many of these groups earn their entire operating budgets for the following year during this annual four-day event, plus raising additional funds for their community and civic improvement projects.