Entertain us


Dear Corn Festival Entertainer:

We are gearing up for another Corn Festival in Shippensburg, PA on Saturday, August 26, 2017. We invite you to join our celebration. We have thousands of visitors during this one-day festival who will enjoy your performance. The 2017 Corn Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

We have two venues for performances. One is the main stage in the middle of the festival, which we generally reserve for larger groups. The other is in the western part of the festival at our town Gazebo. This is a more intimate space, reserved for single performers or duos. We are looking for musicians/dancers/singing groups, etc. that will fit into our venue.

We generally have over 35,000 visitors during this one-day festival. We have spots available throughout the day, starting at 8 a.m. Spots are assigned by the entertainment committee.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you at the 37th Annual Corn Festival in Shippensburg, PA.

Friendly regards,

Corn Festival

Entertainment Chair


  • Deadline for applications is January 31, 2017
  • All applications must include a self-addressed stamped envelope to Shippensburg Corn Festival Entertainment/P O Box 704/Shippensburg, PA 17257; or scan and e-mail your application to zimbo@pa.net .
  • Please include URL, pictures, and/or examples of your music
  • The committee meets in February and listens to demos, and, if you are accepted, you will be contacted by March 31, 2017.
  • We generally book in 1 hour increments and will give you time before and after your performance for set-up and break-down.
  • Scheduling will be at our discretion.
  • We have electricity available but you must supply your own equipment at the Gazebo (microphone, extension cords, loudspeakers, etc.). Sound equipment is supplied at the main stage.
  • You can send your contract or we can supply.
  • Parking is supplied for entertainers while performing. Vehicles must be moved to make room for next act.

We ask you to fill out the application online, then print your completed form and mail it to us at the address at the top of the form.

You can save the form to your computer and fill it out at your own pace. Just save it every time you are finished working on it so you can open it later. When you’re finished, print it and sign it.

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