Athens – The 39th annual Athens Cornfest is being held this Saturday, August 17th.
It runs from 9am to 4pm with lots of free kids activities, free zip line, free rock wall climb and lots of corn.
There will be continuous live music all day at Memorial Park on Main Street featuring, Sue Prosser, The Rifle & The Writer, Simon Clark and Josh Menson.
New this year is a 3500 gallon pool which will feature power paddle boats.
There will also be air jumping castles, Athens Fire Department Display, Sam the Clown with balloon twisting, Paint Ball by Stingers, Reptile Rain Forest, Jerry Fun Filled Music Show, a silent auction, vendors, Cornfest Breakfast and much, much more, and of course fresh corn on the cob!!!
The Children’s Parade is set to begin at 10:00am, where kids decorate their bikes, wagons and themselves in a ‘Corny’ theme.
Main Street in Athens will be closed to traffic from 8:am to 4:30pm along the Business Block for the event.
Check out their facebook page for all the details: https://www.facebook.com/athenscornfest/