Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the Eden Corn Festival?

Eden celebrates the “season of corn” with a four day fair-like festival.

Where is the Eden Corn Festival?

The festival is held on the American Legion Post 880 grounds on Legion Drive in Eden directly off Route US-62. See Directions for further details.

When is the Eden Corn Festival?

The Eden Corn Festival is always held the first full weekend in August.

Who can I contact if I want to be a part of the Eden Corn Festival?

You can contact us at

What does it cost?

Entry to the festival is free. There are many free shows, contests, entertainment, baseball and softball games and concerts. Food, beverages, vendors, and midway have associated costs.

Where can I park?

There is parking on the festival grounds as well as parking lots along US 62 in Eden. Parking supports the local community groups like the Boys and Girls Club and the Eden PTA. There is some free parking if you don’t mind the walk. Support local groups and save your energy for the festival; you will be glad you did!

Is there handicap parking?

Yes but parking is limited. Ask the parking attendant where the handicap area is located.

Who profits from the festival?

Our community! The festival is non-profit in nature and directed at helping community groups raise funds for the coming year. Community groups such as the Boys and Girls Club of Eden, Eden Baseball Club, Volunteer Fire Departments, and churches raise money by taking care of the parking lots and food stands within the festival grounds. And of course, we do hope that the vendors you visit also make a profit and come back again in future years.

What is at the festival?

Entertainment of all sorts, amusement rides to games of chance, contests to ball games and much more. To satisfy your hunger there is everything from ice cream to fried green tomatoes, hot dogs to… well you name the food and you will probably find it here. But above all else, save room for the best and sweetest corn on the cob in the world! We recommend that you arrive before lunch and stay until after dinner. That way you will be able to try more then one of your favorites.
Click on the “Shows” link above for complete details on the “Schedule of Events” so you don’t miss any of the special shows the festival has to offer.