SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Shippensburg was up to its ears in corn on Saturday.

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It was a big turnout for the 41st annual corn festival. There were 250 craft and food vendors and a corn-eating contest for cash prizes.

“The secret is if you build it, they will come. It’s been a staple in Shippensburg for 40 years and we just kept bringing great crafters back and people just keep coming,” Entertainment Chair for the Shippensburg Corn Festival Carmen Zimbicki said.

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This was a fundraiser for three fire companies, the library, and several other organizations.