corn festival logoCOVID-19: Due to the ongoing pandemic and continued provincial orders on events and gatherings, the Town of Tecumseh has made the decision to cancel the annual Tecumseh Corn Festival scheduled to run August 28 to 30, 2020. We thank our sponsors, volunteers and members of the public who provided comments on the festival for their continued support and we hope that we can come back next year with a great event for the community.

The 2021 Tecumseh Corn Festival will be scheduled August 23 to 25, 2021.

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, August 23, 2021 – 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)

 1:30 PM - Bingo in the tent near the ball diamond

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

 9:00 PM - Festival closes

11:00 PM – Midway and Park closes

Event details are still being confirmed and will be updated on a regular basis.

Saturday, August 24, 2021 – 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)

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

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

 9:00 PM - Festival closes

11:00 PM – Midway and Park closes

Event details are still being confirmed and will be updated on a regular basis.

Sunday, August 25, 2021 – 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 4 PM)

12:00 PM – Cream of the Crop Car Show (till 4 PM)

 5:00 PM – Festival, Midway and Park closes

Event details are still being confirmed and will be updated on a regular basis.

Carnival Information

All Canadian Entertainment Midway Carnival is scheduled to return to the 2021 Tecumseh Corn Festival.

Ticket information will be updated shortly

Vendors

Welcome 2021 Corn Festival Vendors!

The 2021 Vendor Application will be posted in the spring of 2021. Contact the Tecumseh Parks and Recreation Department at 519-735-4756 ext. 421 for more information.

 Food Vendors

The 2021 Vendor Application will be posted in the summer of 2021.

 Merchandise Vendors

The 2021 Vendor Application will be posted in the summer of 2021.

 Arts & Craft Vendors

The 2021 Vendor Application will be posted in the summer of 2021.

 Informational / Promotional Vendors

The 2021 Vendor Application will be posted in the summer of 2021.

Cream of the Crop Invitational Car Show

Sunday, August 25, 2021

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

The Cream of the Crop Car Show is open to all classic and muscle car owners. 

A registration form to participate in the Car Show will be posted here shortly.

Miss Tecumseh Pageant

2021 Miss Tecumseh Pageant

Thursday, August 22, 2021

7:00 PM

Applications to participate in the Miss Tecumseh Pageant will be posted here in spring 2021. 

Parade

Saturday, August 24, 2021

11:00 AM

Parade route - Starting at the corner of Lesperance and McNorton the parade will travel south towards Tecumseh Road. The parade will turn east onto Tecumseh Road and proceed to Lacasse Boulevard. The parade will turn north onto Lacasse Boulevard and continue to the entrance of Lacasse Park.

Applications ot participate in the parade will be posted here shortly.

Tournaments

 Pickleball Tournament
Details for the 2021 Tecumseh Corn Festival Pickleball Tournament will be posted here once confirmed.
 Disc Golf Tournament

Details for the 2021 Tecumseh Corn Festival Disc Golf Tournament will be posted here once confirmed.

 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament
Details for the 2021 Tecumseh Corn Festival 3 on 3 Hockey Tournament will be posted here once confirmed.

 

Parking and Bike Valet

Parking

Liminted 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 Valet

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

Tecumseh Transit Service is offering it regular service.

Sponsorship

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Bonduelle logo

Logo Optimist Club of St Clair Beach

Bonduelle North America

Bonduelle Tecumseh

Essex Power Youth In Community

Optimist Club of St. Clair Beach

Pathway to Potential

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 45th annual Tecumseh Corn Festival is Friday, August 23 to Sunday, August 25, 2021 at Lacasse Park.

What are the hours of the Festival?

Friday, August 23, 2021: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM (midway open till 11:00 PM)

Saturday, August 24, 2021: 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM (midway open till 11:00 PM)

Saturday - parade starts at 11:00 AM

Sunday, August 25, 2021: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Is there an admisison fee to attend the festival?

No. Entrance to the festival is free. 

Attractions such as the midway do require a fee.

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.