Sweet Corn Fiesta Returns To Yesteryear Village

Major League Eating Chair George Shea (center) with corn eating second-place winner Darron Breeden (43 ears of corn in 12 minutes) and first-place winner Gideon Oji (57 ears of corn in 12 minutes).

The 19th annual South Florida Sweet Corn Fiesta, presented by the Western Palm Beach County Farm Bureau, was held on Sunday, April 28 at Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds. There were plenty of activities to entertain the kids like a petting zoo, pony rides, games and more. There were also amateur corn shucking and corn eating contests, as well as the 2019 National Sweet Corn Eating Championship, won by Gideon Oji.