Harrison County Popcorn Festival

Popcorn Festival: Downtown Corydon, Indiana

Celebrate one of Harrison County’s biggest agricultural products with a parade, children’s activities, games, a beer garden, and more!

It's back! Locals hold memories of the Popcorn Festival close to their hearts, and in 2022 this beloved event is returning to downtown Corydon after more than twenty years.

The Popcorn Festival celebrates one of Harrison County's biggest agricultural products and Indiana's official state snack: popcorn!

Enjoy food, entertainment, fireworks and more.

Updates will be posted on this page as information is available.

Schedule of Events

Friday, July 1

4–6:30pm | Grandaddy Shortleg | Stage

4–9:30pm | Vendor Booths Open

4–10:30pm | Beer Garden Open | Elm St.

5pm | Kernel & Kernellette Contest | Bicentennial Park

7–10:30pm | Hank Rose | Stage

7pm | Festival Queen Coronation | Bicentennial Park

Saturday, July 2

10am–4pm | Cruise-In Car Show | Chestnut, Beaver & Elm St.

10am–9:30pm | Vendor Booths Open

11:30am–1:30pm | Strings of Indian Creek | Stage

12pm | Cornhole Tournament | Capitol Grounds

12pm | Cooling Station Open | Corydon Christian Church

12–11pm | Beer Garden Open | Elm St.

2pm | Live Demonstration by Ohio Valley Tae Kwon Do School | Bicentennial Park

2–4pm | Rosie & the Rockabillies | Stage

4:30–6:30pm | Lana Scott from season 21 of The Voice | Stage

7pm | Parade | Capitol Ave.

7–11pm | Mad Taxpayers | Stage

9:30pm | Fireworks | Throughout Downtown

Live Music Schedule

Friday, July 1

4–6:30 pm

4–6:30 pm


7–10:30 pm

Saturday, July 2

4–6:30 pm

11:30–1:30 pm

4–6:30 pm

2–4 pm

4–6:30 pm

4:30–6:30 pm


7–11 pm

Event Information

Become a Vendor

We're currently seeking vendors for food and other items. This is also a non-profit fundraising opportunity.

Join the Parade

Apply by June 24 to participate in the parade.

The parade will take place July 2nd at 7pm, traveling south down Capitol Ave.

Cruise-In Car Show
July 2 | 10 am–4 pm
Downtown Corydon

Dash plaques will be given th the first 100 registered attendees. This car show will be a cruise-in. No awards will be given.

For questions, contact:
Mike Kirkham: 812-267-7510
Wayne Jacobi: 812-736-0927

Festival Queen Contest

Apply by Sunday, June 19.

Kernel & Kernelette Contest

Apply for this kid's festival royalty contest online by July 1 or in person at Bicentennial Park on July 1 by 4:30pm.

Cornhole Tournament

Complete registrationg via Google form or in person. Tournament will be held July 2, 2022 starting at 12pm.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Platinum ($10,000+)


Gold ($5,000+)


Silver ($2,500+)


Bronze ($1500+)