New Event Coming – Outhouse Races

There is simply nothing more American than a good-old-fashioned Out House Race.  And we are bringing to the 2012 Dairen Cornfest.  Not quite as fast as Nascar , but  you can still cheer on your favorite team.    Come see the unique and colorful designs.  Meet the Driver and the Pit-Crews. Enjoy a brat and an ear of corn.  Feel the …

Parades and firetrucks go together so well

There is nothing like a great parade.  The Darien Cornfest’s annual Sunday Parade was no exception [thanks to Pattie and her Posse].  The awesome parade of Fire and Service vehicles [and crews] were enjoyed by all.  So much that they get their own gallery.  Check it out. [nggallery id=17]

Check out the Darien CornFest YouTube Channel

If you want to check out some cool videos from the Festival this year, make sure to check out our You Tube Channel. Click HERE to watch some videos and then subscribe as we will be adding even more videos as we go.

Lots of Corn Thanks to Birds Eye Foods

Again, the Darien Cornfest would like to thank Birds Eye Foods for their generous donation of delicious Sweet Corn.  And when we mean corn, we mean LOTS of corn.  Thank you Birds Eye! [nggallery id=12]

McHenry County Bicycle Club at Cornfest

The Darien Cornfest would like to thank the McHenry County Bicycle Club for riding in and sharing the day with everyone at Cornfest.  Plus their riding jerseys are really cool too!  Check out their website for more details and a schedule of upcoming rides. [nggallery id=10]  

9-11 Tribute

To honor the ten  year anneversary of 9-11 we will be having a tribute at the Fire Station.  We will be retiring the American Flag with a Flag Ceremony.  There will be a special treat of hearing Michael Claridge perform his new song “We the People” – Local Fox channel 6 will be there to record the event, look out for it.

Check out the Walworth County Cloggers

The Walworth County Cloggers will be performing on Saturady at 4:00 PM What is Clogging? Clogging is a PERCUSSIVE DANCE FORM — so yes, it is similar to tap, irish and canadian step dance.  But clogging is more than that.  Clogging is very much a part of our American heritage. It began in the Appalachian Mountain region and was brought to …

Darien CornFest presents 9/11 Flag Ceremony

The Darien Cornfest is honored to invite you to 9/11 Flag Ceremony in honor of the 10th anniversary of 9/11. This will take place at the Darien Fire station at 12 noon on Sunday September 11, 2011.  There will be a color guard consisting of Firemen, American Legion members, Rescue members, the Police Chief, and representatives of the Boy Scouts …

It’s 2011? – No Wait It’s 1969

It’s Friday night.  You’ve worked hard all week long, and it;s time to get your GROOVE ON.   So bust out those bell-bottoms, put on that headband, dust off the tye-dye and dance the night away to that great group 1969.  Check out their website here.  Or you can check them out over at the band’s FaceBook page.