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Corn Festival

Saturday, Sep 21 2024

Celebrate Corn Festival!

Join us for the 46th annual South Shore YMCA Corn Festival on September 21, 2024, located at the South Shore YMCA Emilson Branch in Hanover.

Popular with families and neighbors across the region, our annual Corn Festival is a family-friendly event that celebrates the natural and cultural traditions surrounding the fall harvest in New England. Enjoy historical interpreters and storytellers, 4H farm animals, traditional crafts, live music (oldies, bluegrass, folk, country, and more), hay rides, corn maze, pony rides, games, and so much more.

Events, Entertainment, Food & Beverage

  • Free Activities & Entertainment
    • Arts and Crafts
    • Corn Pits
    • Live music
    • Professor Jim’s Corn Lab
    • Passport Scavenger Hunt
    • Cooking Demo at the SSYMCA Family Farm
    • Trail walks to the SSYMCA Family Farm
    • …and MORE!
  • Paid Events & Entertainment
    • Pony Rides
    • Petting Zoo
    • Face Painting
    • Pumpkin Decorating
    • HAY! Hayride
  • Food & Beverage
    • Concessions: Includes “World Famous” South Shore Y Natural Science Center Corn Chowder, corn muffins, cornbread, popcorn, corn on the cob, and more.
    • Food Trucks: Food for purchase from individual vendors ­


For information on sponsoring the 2024 Corn Festival, contact Ashley Genrich at agenrich@ssymca.org.





Join the Corn Festival Fun!

Want to get involved with the 47th Annual Corn Festival? Contact Ashley Genrich at agenrich@ssymca.org