Monday, April 21, 2014

Sweet Corn Fiesta 2014, West Palm Beach, Fla.

West Palm Beach, Fla.--It's time for the Sweet Corn Fiesta again. The fiesta has been taking place for 14 years. It is held in the Yesteryear Village part of the South Florida Fairgrounds and celebrates everything related to sweet corn. This year's event includes a cooking contest.

Florida grown sweet corn, Belle Glade, Fla.
Copyright 2014 by Helen A Lockey
The cooking contest calls for all chefs, bakers, and grill masters to make a dish featuring Florida grown sweet corn. The prize is $100. There will also be shucking contests, and corn eating contests for amateurs and professionals.

Farmer Kim Erickson holding up 2013 Sweet Corn Fiesta t-shirt,
Copyright 2014 by Helen a Lockey
The Sweet Corn Fiesta brings in hundreds of visitors from all around South Florida. There are always lots of things to do and eat at the fiesta.  There will also be lots of fresh Florida grown sweet corn for sale.

And if all this is not enough singer Tom Jackson will be having a concert after the last contest.

The event goes from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday April 27.

Admission is $8 Adults, $5 children 6-12 years old, Free children 5 and under.
If you buy your tickets online and in advance you get a $1 discount per person.

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