Cornfest is Everywhere Now

          We are proud to announce that the Darien Cornfest is on the web, and we are everywhere! You can check us out on our FaceBook page.  Join in the conversation and have some fun.   You can check out great Cornfest photos on our Flickr page.  We will be adding more pictures regularly.  See if …

Simply EAR-resistible

Last year we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Darien CornFest.  As we head into our next fifty years,  we are proud to announce that this years theme  is titled “Simply EAR-ressistible”.  Hope that you don’t find it too corny.   [Sorry for the bad pun, buy it is obvious that I have not a kernel of self-respect]  Opps, I did …

What the Heck is a Hammerschalgen?

Hammerschlagen is a great fun games involving nails and hammers, so what could be better.  Here’s the “real” rules, but the most important rule involves  having your “favorite beverage” in your left hand while you’re playing Hammschlagen [I like iced Sweet Tea].  Got to stay cool after all. From Wikipedia: Hammerschlagen is a German game reportedly dating from 1940,] in …

Simply Irresistible

This year’s Cornfest theme is Simply Ear-resistible, it would just be wrong not to include this classic video. Please sit back and enjoy Robert Palmer and his version of Simply Irresistible.

Cornfest Parade

Parade line-ups will be sent out on Tuesday, September 7th. If there are any questions (including those on parade day), please visit the staging area at Darien Legion Hall. There will be ribbons for novelties, horses, and tractors. Ribbons and cash prizes will be awarded for 1st – 3rd Place floats! 1st Place – $100.00 2nd Place – $75.00 3rd …