Photo Gallery: The Mendota Sweet Corn Festival 2021

Take an inside look at the 74th annual celebration

One of Starved Rock Country’s longest-running annual gatherings, Mendota’s Sweet Corn Festival returned this for its 74th installment.

Held in downtown Mendota, this popular fest featured a parade, carnival, food booths, craft show, flea market, beer garden, live entertainment and, of course, plenty of sweet corn! Here’s an inside look at some of the best festivities: