Athens Cornfest has been a part of the summer festival scene in Athens, Ontario for more than 30 years. The 35th Annual Cornfest which will take place on August 19th! The event is a corn themed festival with vendors, corn-themed parade and plenty of kid friendly activities. It has something for everyone and is the perfect way to spend a Saturday in the summer. Learn how to operate a combine, participate in the corn mile road race or simply check out the car show – a visit to Athens’s annual “ear-resistible” food festival will not disappoint!