Corn Roast

2017 Great St. Casimir Corn Roast weekend is August 4th thru 6th. Join us for great food, fun, and activities!

Corn Roast Online Volunteer SignUP

Use our online volunteer signup to pick your times to help out at the Corn Roast. Plenty of opportunities and a great way to run into friends!


The “Come to the River” 5K/10K Walk/Run will take place on Saturday, Aug 5th, during the Corn Roast. Join walkers and runners for a great race course, followed by a pancake breakfast, then return in the evening for Corn Roast food and fun. Race sponsorship opportunities remain available, so please return your race sponsorship form and funds as soon as possible to be recognized in all of the race sponsorship publicity.

The 10K Run will start at 8:15 a.m. with the 5K Run/Walk starting at 8:30 a.m. along Lansing’s scenic River Front Trail.

Entry Fee:
$25 per individual which includes t-shirt and breakfast or $80 per family of 4. Registrations received after July 31, 2017 is $30 per individual or $100 per family of 4, including breakfast. T-shirts are not guaranteed with registrations after July 31.

Packet pickup:
Friday, August 4, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and beginning at 7:00 a.m. on race day, August 5, 2017, at St. Casimir Parish, Holy Family Center, 800 Barnes Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48910.

Proceeds from this event will support St. Casimir Charities which benefit the entire Lansing community.

Corn Roast Activities

Great Raffle Prizes: (need not be present to win)

$10 tickets for chance to win $2,000 CASH
$10 tickets for chance to win Big Screen TV

$1 tickets for chance to win (need not be present to win):

Grand Prize: $1,000 CASH
First Prize: $500 CASH
2 Second Prizes: $100 CASH
4 Third Prizes: $50 CASH

50/50 Raffles throughout the festival hours

Mackinaw City/St. Ignace weekend package raffle

All raffle tickets available through parish members, visiting the parish office, and during all festival hours.

Great Food:

Friday 6:00 pm-11:00 pm
Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Tacos, Nachos, Polish Kielbasa, Sauerkraut and St Casimir’s famous corn on the cob

Saturday 4:00 pm-11:00 pm
All above plus a Pasta Dinner from 5:00-8:00 pm

Sunday 12:30 pm-3:00 pm
Friday’s Menu plus B.B.Q. Pulled Pork

Great Entertainment:

Nationally famous DJ Ronnie Knapp will appear
Fri 5:00 pm-8:00 pm, Sat 4:00 pm-8:00 pm & Sun 12:30 pm-3:00 pm

Friday entertainment will be provided by:
Don Mulvany and Blind Ambition 8:30 pm-12:00 am

Saturday entertainment will be provided by:
Lansing’s own Frog & the Beeftones 8:30 pm-12:00 am

Great Activities for the Kids:

A children’s area will be open 4:00 pm-9:00 pm Saturday and 12:30-3:00 pm Sunday

Blood Drive:

Knight of Columbus Blood Drive will be held Saturday 10:00 am to 3:45 pm.

Visit and enter Casimir in the sponsor code box to schedule a time to donate during the drive. Walk-ins are always welcome, too.

All blood donors will receive 20 food tickets.