Sweet Corn & BBQ Festival set for THIS WEEKEND at Shawnee!

Let Feastivals Begin LGFreshly harvested corn—finger licking BBQ— what could be more enjoyable than a summer afternoon savoring these sweet scent-sations…TWO DAYS of delights with Shawnee sharing the new Sweet Corn & BBQ Festival 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 13 and 14! Throw in over 25 vendors, nonstop live entertainment and a variety of western themed festival feasting and you’ve got one monumental weekend!

Starting with Saturday, set things in motion with succulent Memphis, Carolina, Texas and Kansas City style beef, pork and chicken served up in an assortment of sweet, spicy, dry rub, smoked and smothered in sauce BBQ. The Brian Dean Band commands on stage attention with country line dancing demos by Wild Rose (Country Line Dance Club) in front.

The local vocals of Liz Nordstrom shares air-conditioned EZ Bumps Saloon sounds both afternoon rounds with The Country Kids and Apple Blossom Village providing kid friendly fun including outdoor opportunities from magic; juggling and trick rope talents, to an animal petting zoo; pony and trackless train rides.

Plan a repeat seat at the table for more of that same BBQ and steaming corn inviting all to tryout unique toppings when The Cramer Brothers Band takes the Sunday stage. Identical delicacies seize the palate all weekend long with the Farmers Basket Tent enabling take home locally grown produce like tomatoes and corn to try out your culinary creativity.

Held rain or shine, with Advanced Festival Admission Tickets offering discounts you can really sink your teeth into at $8 for adults, kids ages 5-12 $6.50 with age 4 and under FREE.

Shawnee Mountain

Easy to get to just off Exit 309 of Interstate 80