It’s that time of year again! The Marketplace at Callingwood is hosting their 19th annual Cornfest on September 9th from 12-4pm.

Marketplace at Callingwood

Join The Marketplace at Callingwood for their 19th annual Cornfest

Cornfest is an annual event that is hosted every year in September to help raise funds for the Edmonton Firefighter’s Burn Treatment Society. Treating approximately 200 burn survivors each year in Edmonton, the majority are young children who have been scalded or firefighters that have been injured on the job.

Funds raised are used towards research and development, special equipment and training as well as the Alberta Fire Fighter Burn Camp for Children. This camp takes place every August and hosts 70 campers between the ages of 7-17yrs who are burn survivors.

Activities, food, & more

There will be lots of delicious food available to purchase, which includes hot buttered Taber corn, hot dogs, kettle corn, and refreshments. Come hungry because you’ll definitely want to try everything.

While you’re there, there will be many kid-friendly activities to participate in. Activities include a petting zoo, hay rides, pony rides, fire truck tours from some of Edmonton’s Firefighters, games, and bouncy castles – just to name a few!

Cornfest pricing

Corn, other food items, refreshments, games, and activities all operate on a ticket and cash only system. Tickets are $1 each and the amount needed for activities and food are as follows:

  • Bouncers: 1 ticket each, or purchase an all you can ride wristband for $5.00
  • Pony Rides: 4 tickets
  • Hay Rides: 3 tickets
  • Petting Zoo: 3 tickets
  • Games: 1-5 tickets
  • Freshly cooked Taber Corn: By cash donation of your choice
  • Hot dog & drink: 4 tickets
  • Kettle corn truck: Cash
  • Novelty toy sales: Cash

You can find the ticket tent located in the main courtyard close to Safeway. Ticket purchases are cash only as well.

This fun family event will be taking place in the Marketplace at Callingwood shopping centre in the covered courtyard area and parking lot near Safeway.

To stay up to date on the 19th annual Cornfest make sure you check out the Cornfest Facebook event.

The Marketplace at Callingwood has sponsored this post, however, all opinions and content are absolutely my own.

 

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