F.A.Q.

What are the dates of the festival?


The festival is always scheduled the weekend prior to the Labour Day weekend.  The 42nd Annual Tecumseh Corn Festival is Thursday, August 24 through Sunday, August 27 as Lacasse Park.  The Schedule of Events will be posted at a later date.
 

What are the hours of the festival?
Thursday, August 24, 2017: 3:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Friday, August 25, 2017: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Saturday, August 26, 2017: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. (parade starts at 11 a.m.)
Sunday, August 27, 2017: 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

Is there an admission fee to attend the festival?
Yes.  Daily General Park Admission is $3.  Children 12 & under and Seniors 65+ are free.

The Tecumseh Corn Festival provides visitors with a variety of live entertainment all weekend long.  Festival admission is required for entry to the festival grounds.  Paid admission includes all live entertainment and concerts on the festival stage.  All concerts are general viewing areas.

See more details on the Admission and Ticket Information link.

 

Does the admission fee include the concerts?
Yes, paid admission includes all live entertainment and concerts on the festival stage.   All concerts are general viewing areas.

 

How do I get to Lacasse Park?
Lacasse
Park
is located at 590 Lacasse Blvd (South of Riverside Drive and North of Tecumseh Road).

If you are travelling from the 401 Highway, exit on County Road 19 North (Manning Road).  Continue on Manning Road and turn left on Tecumseh Road.  Travel on Tecumseh Road to Lacasse Blvd.  Turn Right on Lacasse Blvd and the park will be located on the right hand side.

If you are travelling from the United States (Bridge or Tunnel), drive east on Riverside Drive and turn right on Lacasse Blvd. 

 

 

Can we bring lawn chairs for the Main Stage concerts?

Yes.  All concerts are general viewing areas.

 

When is the Miss Tecumseh Pageant?

The Miss Tecumseh Pageant is on Thursday, August 24th starting at 7:00 p.m. on the main stage at Lacasse Park.  

 

Where can I park?

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON PARKING, BUS SHUTTLE OR BICYCLE VALET SERVICE.

 

 

Does the Festival offer shuttle service?
CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON PARKING, BUS SHUTTLE OR BICYCLE VALET SERVICES.

 

Is there handicapped / accessible services available?

Limited on-site handicapped parking is available at Lacasse Park.
Accessible washrooms will also be available on the festival grounds.

The festival will provide on-site transportation to festival ground locations for those that require assistance.  Speak to one of the Event Staff personnel when entering the festival grounds for details.

 

When is the parade?

The “Largest Small Town Parade” begins at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 26.  The parade commences at the intersection of McNorton

and Lesperance Road.  The parade proceeds southerly along Lesperance Road to Tecumseh Road.  The parade continues on Tecumseh Road easterly to Lacasse Boulevard and makes a final turn north onto Lacasse Boulevard.  More information is available on the Parade link.

 

Can I still be a vendor?

The Tecumseh Corn Festival Committee appreciates the vital role our booths and vendors have in contributing to a vibrant, successful festival. If you are interested in being a part of our event filled “Weekend of Family Fun”, please complete and return a Vendor Application to Tecumseh Arena,

12021 McNorton Street, Tecumseh, Ontario
.  The Vendor Application is available on the Vendor Information page.

Are pets allowed in the park during the festival?
No, pets are not permitted on the festival grounds due to the large volume of visitors within the park.

Am I allowed to bring by bike to the park during the festival?
No, bicycles are not permitted in the park during the festival.  However, you may park your bike safely and securely with local cycling advocacy group Bike Friendly Windsor Essex.  This free, friendly, innovative and convenient Valet Bike Parking Service is just like a coat check for bikes and other alternate modes of transportation such as skateboards.  This service allows you to park and store your transportation equipment in a secured area while you enjoy the festival activities.  Donations to Bike Friendly is appreciated.   The Bike Valet will be available at entrance located off Lacasse Blvd near St. Pius X school.

 

Do you offer mobility services for visitors that require assistance to move within the park?
The Corn Festival Event Staff will make every effort to help visitors that require assistance to move within the park.  Please see the Event Staff located at the Corn Festival trailer at the front entrance of the park for assistance.  Please note that carts to assist are limited.

Is the corn at the festival genetically modified corn?
The supplier of the corn is Bonduelle Ontario and they have confirmed that they do not plant any genetically modified corn.