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NIU provides free shuttle to DeKalb Corn Fest

August 24, 2012

Corn Fest 2012 logoNew and returning students and community members all are invited this weekend to DeKalb’s annual Corn Fest event, located at the Taylor Municipal Airport. NIU is providing convenient transportation to and from the festival throughout the weekend.

Weekend activities include an Air Fest with biplane and helicopter rides in addition to a B-25 Bomber, an auto fest, bus tours, corn boil, kids art fest, carnival, bike rally, 3K walk and 10K run plus live music.

The soundstage acts include Shuvlhed, PK & the Grove, Red Woody, Dot Dot Dot, Hi-Infidelity, Route 38, Back Country Roads, Neal McCoy and more.

Bus transportation is scheduled to be provided Friday from 2:30 p.m. to midnight, Saturday from 10 a.m. to midnight and Sunday from 10 a.m. until approximately 6:30 p.m.

A listing of shuttle bus stops are as follows:

To Corn Fest:

  • Holmes Student Center
  • Second Street at Lincoln Highway
  • Seventh Street at Pleasant
  • Pleasant at 11th Street
  • Taylor Municipal Airport

Returning From Corn Fest:

  • Taylor Municipal Airport
  • Pleasant at 11th Street
  • Pleasant at Seventh Street
  • Second Street at Locust
  • Holmes Student Center

For more information about Corn Fest, transportation or other associated events, visit the official Corn Fest website.