corn festival logoThe 44th Annual Tecumseh Corn Festival is August 23 – 25, 2019 at Lacasse Park.

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, August 23, 2019 – Senior's Day

12:00 PM – Midway opens

12:00 PM – Free corn for seniors, compliments of the Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach (till 5 PM)

12:00 PM – Pathway to Potential's Free children's interactive activities including bouncy castle, mini golf, lawn games and corn maze (till 6 PM)

12:00 PM - Junkestra (till 7 PM)

12:00 PM - Disc Golf Demonstrations (till 6 PM)

12:30 PM - Elvis Tribute Artist, Norm Ackland Jr performing on the Tent Stage, presented by the Tecumseh BIA

 1:00 PM - Free swimming at the Tecumseh Leisure Pool (till 4 PM), presented by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island

 1:30 PM - Bingo in the tent near the ball diamond, presented by Chartwell St. Clair Beach Retirement Residence

 2:30 PM - Motor City Manouche performing on the Tent Stage

 4:30 PM - Midlife Jazz performing on the Tent Stage

 5:00 PM - Corn Eating Contest near the corn booth

 6:00 PM - Max Marshall performing on the Bonduelle Stage

 7:15 PM - Festival Welcoming Event on the Bonduelle Stage

 7:30 PM - Christee Palace performing on the Bonduelle Stage, presented by AM800

 9:00 PM - Jody Raffoul performing on the Bonduelle Stage, presented by Vespa Vision Centre

11:00 PM – Park closes

Saturday, August 24, 2019 – Family Day

11:00 AM – Largest Small Town Parade

12:00 PM – Midway opens

12:00 PM – Pathway to Potential's Free children's interactive activities including bouncy castle, mini golf, lawn games and corn maze (till 6 PM)

12:00 PM - Junkestra (till 7 PM)

 1:00 PM - FIRST Robotics demonstrations (till 4 PM)

 1:00 PM - Free swimming at the Tecumseh Leisure Pool (till 4 PM), presented by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island

 1:30 PM - Free Pony Rides (till 4:30 PM), presented by Essex Power Corporation

 1:30 PM - Jangles the Clown (till 5:00 PM) walk-about entertainment

 2:30 PM - Fred Penner performing on the Bonduelle Stage, presented by Bonduelle Tecumseh

 4:00 PM - Colouring Contest in the entertainment tent, presented by Scholar's Choice

 4:30 PM - Border City Barkers Dog Agility Show in front of the Bonduelle Stage, presented by Essex Power Corporation

 5:00 PM - Corn Eating Contest near the corn booth

 5:00 PM - Bishop Boys performing on the Bonduelle Stage

 7:00 PM - Phil Kane Trio with Guests performing on the Bonduelle Stage, presented by Blackburn Radio

 9:00 PM - Pretzel Logic performing on the Bonduelle Stage

11:00 PM – Park closes

Sunday, August 25, 2019 – Classic Cars & Golden Oldies Day

12:00 PM – Midway opens

12:00 PM – Pathway to Potential's Free children's interactive activities including bouncy castle, mini golf, lawn games and corn maze (till 6 PM)

12:00 PM - Junkestra (till 4 PM)

12:00 PM – Cream of the Crop Invitational Car Show (till 4 PM), presented by Muscle Cars and Classics

12:00 PM - Music from the 50's, 60's and Motown performing on the Bonduelle Stage

12:00 PM - Pickleball demonstrations (till 2 PM)

 1:00 PM - Free swimming at the Tecumseh Leisure Pool (till 4 PM), presented by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island

 1:00 PM - Jangles the Clown (till 5 PM) walk-about entertainment

 3:00 PM - Border City Barkers Dog Agility Show in front of the Bonduelle Stage

 4:00 PM – Miss Tecumseh Pageant on the Bonduelle Stage, presented by the WFCU Credit Union

 7:00 PM – Park closes

Admission and Carnival Ticket Information

$5.00 Daily general park admission

  • Free admission for Seniors on Friday for “Senior's Day” all day
  • Children 12 & under are FREE all weekend
  • Cash only

Festival admission gate locations are:

  • Gate 1 – Lacasse Boulevard North (Lacasse / Meander)
  • Gate 2 – Kimberly Crescent Walkway
  • Gate 3 – Michael Drive Walkway
  • Gate 4 – Brenda Crescent Walkway
  • Gate 5 – Lacasse Boulevard South (Lacasse / Clapp)

Admission will be collected until 10 PM on Friday and Saturday, and until 6 PM on Sunday.

All paid park admission includes live entertainment and concerts scheduled on the festival stage.

All persons entering Lacasse Park are subject to having their carry on bag searched by the Ontario Provincial Police. This is to ensure the safety of our visitors. Failure to comply with this directive will result in removal from the park for the entire festival weekend. It is recommended that backpacks and large bags not be brought into the park.

 

All Canadian Entertainment Midway Carnival

Advanced Discounted Ride Ticket Sales

  • $25 for unlimited ride bracelet ($5 savings)
  • Good for any one-day of the festival (not recommended for Teen Night)
  • Available August 9 to August 22 at the Tecumseh Recreation Complex & Arena, 12021 McNorton Street, Tecumseh, ON during office hours and at the Tecumseh Leisure Pool, 590 Lacasse Blvd, Tecumseh, ON during operating hours.

Purchase Tickets at the Festival at the All Canadian Entertainment Ticket Booth:

  • Friday - Unlimited Ride Bracelet - $30
  • Saturday - Unlimited Ride Bracelet - $30 sold till 6:00 PM and good to use till 7:00 PM
  • Saturday "Teen Night" - Unlimited Ride Bracelet - $20 - 8:00 PM to 11 PM
  • Sunday - Unlimited Ride Bracelet - $30

Vendors

Welcome 2019 Corn Festival Vendors!

 Food Vendors

Best Fajita in Town

Big Red Kitchen

Bubble Tea Express

Dairy Treats

Gilligan's Juice Bar

J. Winston Foods

Little D

London Mobile Beavertails

Montreal Poutine

O'Neill Food and Beverage - Burgers and Hotdogs

O'Neill Food and Beverage - Chicken and Chips

Popper's Kettle Corn

Rico Taco Mexican Street Eats

Smothered Spuds

St. Simeon Stylite Melkite Catholic Church Middle Eastern Food

Taste Budz

Twigg Rigg

 Merchandise Vendors

All Around Beauty

Discount Candies

Festival Geek Guy

J & Jassy's Ltd - Clothing & Fashion

MICA

Scentsy

T-shirt Designs Limited

T-Shirts & More Inc.

Wellwise by Shoppers Drug Mart

 Arts & Craft Vendors

Country Rose Preserves

K and K Trends

Mary Mason's Handmade Items

MB Realms Entertainment

Parthian Arts

Ruelland's Stuffin Bears

Windsor Essex Robotics

 Informational / Promotional Vendors

AM800 Travelling Trailer

Blackburn Radio Inc.

CIBC Run for the Cure

DuraVu Windows and Doors Inc.

Exodus Escape Rooms

Food Basics Summer Tour

Kin Club of Windsor

Leaffilter North of Canada Inc.

MP Cheryl Hardcastle

MPP Percy Hatfield

Puretrim

Seasons Belle River

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island

Virgin Mobile

WIFF - Windsor International Film Festival

Cream of the Crop Invitational Car Show

Sunday, August 25, 2019

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Presented by Muscle Cars & Classics, the Cream of the Crop Invitational Car Show will showcase the best of the best classic and muscle cars in Windsor-Essex. The show will include a variety of local-area celebrities and their vehicles. Participating cars and their owners are selected to join the event after attending various weekly cruise-ins / annual car shows from across Essex County.

Meet & Greet with Tom Smith, the Car Guy from TVs Misfit Garage.

Invitations to the Cream of the Crop Invitational strengths the car show community by encouraging enthusiasts to display their vehicles at their best throughout the show season.

Entrance to the car show is included in the festival general park admission fee and the show area is located in the north west area of the park near the ball diamond.

Car owners not selected to participate in the Cream of the Crop Invitational Car Show are still welcome to display their vehicles at the Corn Festival. A designated area will be available near the Invitational Show for you to showcase your vehicle. Space is limited, so Register Now!

Miss Tecumseh Pageant

2019 Miss Tecumseh Pageant

Sunday, August 25, 2019

4:00 PM

Bonduelle Stage

Parade

Congratulations to the 2019 Corn Festival Parade Winners!

 

Commercial:

  • Home Hardware
  • Little Gems
  • Men In Kilts

Service Clubs:

  • Masters Taekwondo Academy
  • Windsor Robotics
  • Skate Tecumseh

Musical Bands:

  • Windsor Optimist Youth Band
  • The Diplomats
  • Kingsvill Esssex Associated Band

Speciality Groups

  • St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • HMCS Hunter
  • Tecumseh United Church

Tournaments

 Pickleball Tournament
 The Tecumseh Pickleball Association will be hosting the 1st annual Cornfest Tournament and Social at the Tecumseh Arena on August 10 and August 11. The tournament includes Men's, Women's and Mixed doubles. Open for all skill levels. Advanced registration required. For tournament details visit Tecumseh Pickleball.
 Disc Golf Tournament

The Windsor Essex Disc Golf in partnership with the Tecumseh Corn Festival will be hosting a charity disc golf tournament at Lakewood Park on Saturday, August 24 and Sunday, August 25 at Lakewood Park with proceeds to support the Alzheimer Society of Windsor and Essex County. Festival visitors are invited to stop in at Lakewood Park to watch the tournament. For tournament details visit Tecumseh Corn Fest Open.

 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament
This is a great one-day event to get some competitive ice time in before the season starts. Powertech Hockey is hosting a 3-on-3 tournament. 4-game guarantee. This high flying, free-wheeling, full ice hockey tournament is a great way to have fun, enjoy the game and get back on the ice just in time for the fall season. Participants and their families are encouraged to stop in at Lacasse Park and enjoy the festival after the games. For more information, visit Powertech Hockey.

 

Parking and Bike Valet

On-Site Parking is available at Lacasse Park. 

$5.00 parking fee per vehicle.

Parking is subject to available space and turf conditions.

Visitors that require Accessible Parking are asked to inform the Festival Attendant at the entrance of Lacasse Park with your Accessible Parking pass so that you may be directed to the on-site accessible paid parking area.

Visitors parking on municipal roadways are reminded to please adhere to all posted traffic and parking signs.   The municipal parking lots of Tecumseh Town Hall and Tecumseh Arena are available for free parking.

Bike Windsor Essex will be on location to supervise a free bike valet. Safely park your bicycles, scooters, and strollers in the valet located at the park entrance south of the ball diamond. Sponsored in part by the Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach.

Tecumseh Transit Service is offering it regular service.

Sponsorship

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Bonduelle logo

Logo Optimist Club of St Clair Beach

 

Muscle Cars and Classics Logo 

AM800 CKLW

Bonduelle North America

Bonduelle Tecumseh

Chartwell St. Clair Beach Retirement Residence

Cool 100.7

Essex Power Corporation

Essex Power Youth In Community

Mix 96.7

Muscle Cars & Classics

Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach

Pathway to Potential

Scholar's Choice

Tecumseh BIA

Tecumseh Home Hardware

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island

Vespa Vision Centre

WFCU Credit Union

Windsor's Country 95.9

If you are interested in sponsoring the Tecumseh Corn Festival, please contact the Tecumseh Parks and Recreation Office at (519) 735-4756 ext. 421.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the dates of the Festival?

The Festival is always scheduled for the weekend prior to the Labour Day weekend.

The 44th annual Tecumseh Corn Festival is Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Lacasse Park.

What are the hours of the Festival?

Friday, August 23, 2019: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Saturday, August 24, 2019: 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM (parade starts at 11:00 AM)

Sunday, August 25, 2019: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Does the admission fee include the concerts?

Yes, paid admission includes all live entertainment and concerts on the festival stage. All concerts are general view areas.

How do I get to Lacasse Park?

Lacasse Park is located at 590 Lacasse Blvd, Tecumseh, Ontario

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 I bring a lawn chair to watch the concerts?

Yes, all concerts are general view areas. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome.

Are there handicapped / accessible services available?

Limited on-site handicapped parking is available at Lacasse Park. Parking fee applies.

Accessible portable toilets are available on the festival grounds.

The festival will provide on-site transportation to festival ground locations for those that require assistance. If you require assistance to get from one location to another within the festival grounds, please speak to one of the Event Staff personnel when entering the festival grounds and they will radio for a complimentary in-park shuttle to come pick you up.

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. Visitors that require a support animal while visiting the festival as asked to provide documentation.

Am I allowed to bring my bike during the festival?

No, bicycles are not permitted in the park during the festival. Bike Windsor Essex will be offering a free bike valet throughout the festival weekend. The bike valet will be located at the park walkway entrance near the ball diamond and St. Pius X school.

Is the pool open during the festival?

Regular programming at the Tecumseh Leisure Pool (swim lessons and recreational swims) will not be offered  starting on the Thursday prior to the festival and will resume regular scheduled lessons and recreational swims on the Monday following the festival.

As part of the festival's entertainment schedule, a recreational swim is scheduled Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Festival visitors are welcome to attend the recreational swim as part of the Festival Admission.  All swimmers entering the Tecumseh Leisure Pool must adhere to the Admission Policy.

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.

 Is there an ATM Machine onsite?

Yes, there is a machine located between the midway games near the ferris wheel.