FAQ - Things to Know about Cornstock

All persons attending Cornstock, the Anderson County Corn Festival and the activities therein do so at their own risk. No liability is assumed by the Anderson County Corn Festival Committee, its volunteers, the City of Garnett, the County of Anderson, managers, promoters, sponsors or others.


Info Booth
An “Info Booth” is on the festival grounds (with our   official festival merchandise) courtesy of the Garnett Area Chamber of Commerce.  For assistance, directions, etc., please visit the Info Booth. Special “Welcome” programs will be given at the entrance to the festival. Maps, schedule of events and feature articles are       included in the welcome programs.

Free Shuttle Bus Service
FREE shuttle bus service is available for visitors throughout the day and evening.  These shuttle services will take you to all events, activities, food and vendor booths,   Concert on the Hill and parking areas.  So if you don’t want to walk, ride the bus! 

Parking is available throughout the park in designated areas.  Be sure to locate the parking lot signs to remember where you parked.  Buses will stop at “Bus Stop” signs designated throughout the park. 

Camping in designated areas within the North Lake Park.  Reservations required through the City of Garnett, 785.448.5496.  Electric hook-up and primitive camping spots are available on a first come basis. These sell out fast so make your reservations immediately. All campers must purchase concert wristbands. Otherwise, any congregating in parking and camping areas during the concert is strictly prohibited.  All persons camping must comply with all city regulations. Questions can be answered by camp hosts or visit www.simplygarnett.com.

Handicap parking in the designated Handicap Parking Area located adjacent the East Shelter House (look for signs).  A bus equipped for handicapped persons will be stopping at this designated stop and parking areas throughout the park.  Handicapped port-a-potties are available at the Cornstock Concert on the Hill.  There is no designated handicapped seating area.


Personal Safety
Personal safety is your responsibility. Please practice common sense.

If you lose someone: In the event you, your child, or friends/family become separated at the festival, please talk beforehand and pick a designated place to meet – like the Information Booth! 

First aid will be available for people that might need  assistance. 

 Police and Security will be accessible throughout the park and concert areas. 

 Personal ATV’s and golf carts are prohibited by the  public throughout the park and concert area.

 Swimming is prohibited in Lake Garnett at any time. Boating is prohibited from 1 pm- 11 pm for this event. 

Entry requires a ticket or wristband. No exceptions. All wristbands will be checked.  Wristbands are $50 at the gate. All sales are final. No refunds, exchanges or returns. Cornstock – Anderson County Corn Festival is not  responsible for misplaced, lost or stolen wristbands.  Tickets purchased online via TicketWeb.com will be  replaced with wristbands at concert gate entrance by   authorized personnel.



Prepared by Anderson County Emergency Management

Additional Concert Guidelines:
Wristbands must be worn at all times in the concert area.  Persons not wearing wristbands will be removed from the premises. 

Security and uniformed patrolmen are on-site to   ensure safety.  If you experience a problem or an emergency, please contact them for assistance. 

All bags and carry-in items will be searched prior to entry of the gates.  No food or beverages of any kind are permitted through the gates.  Alcohol will not be allowed in or taken out. Vendors will be selling food and drinks at the concert.

The Concert on the Hill features festival style seating with ample room for your lawn chair.  Event management reserves the right to ask spectators to remove any items that obstruct viewing or that may be objectionable.  Please respect the views of those seated behind you.

A designated beer area is available and those entering must be 21 years old and show proof if questioned.  NO ONE UNDER 21 IS PERMITTED IN THE BEER AREA.  Beer is to be consumed in that area by those who are wearing an over 21 wristband.  Persons may leave and return to the beer area as often as they wish but cannot take alcohol out of the designated area. 


COVID-19 UPDATE: CORNSTOCK 2020 has been cancelled. Tickets purchased for 2020 are being refunded now. For the complete statement from the music festival's board of directors, please SEE STATEMENT.

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