Loveland salutes our favorite crop — corn — during the 2023 Old Fashioned Loveland Corn Roast Festival, Friday & Saturday, August 25 & 26, 2023, at the Old Fairgrounds Park. Festivities for the 127th anniversary event start Friday at 5 p.m. with entertainment, roasted and boiled corn for sale. FREE live music, corn shucking contest, beer garden, Kids Zone, vendor area and a parade fill out the two days.
Friday night’s headliner is Nashville recording artist Craig Campbell from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
On Saturday, the Corn Roast parade is at 9:30 a.m. It starts at Fairgrounds Park, goes north up Railroad Ave. and then south on Cleveland Ave., ending at the park.
The Festival fills the park from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Live music is by Kelsey Jo & The Wildcards from noon to 2 p.m., Steve Manshel from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Also Known As from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
There’s a cornhole tournament at noon and the Loveland Rotary Duck Race at 4 p.m.
The Park is at 700 S. Railroad Ave., Loveland.