Festival Food

Indulge your taste buds in some delicious festival food all weekend-long. 

Choose from classic dishes from area restaurants or specialty cuisine from several gourmet food trucks. Festival-goers are also encouraged to enjoy a delicious meal and support a good cause all at the same time by attending one of the scheduled fundraising events.      

Taste of Canton 2016

Generously Sponsored by: 
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Enjoy a variety of local favorites while supporting area restaurants. The Taste of Canton will be located on the north end of the park near the main walking path on Thursday, June 16 from 5-10 pm; Friday, June 17 from 1-10 pm; and Saturday, June 18 from 11 am - 10 pm. 

Adult Beverage Tent

The Canton Rotary Club will again be hosting the Adult Beverage Tent featuring craft beers and hard ciders from Liberty Street Brewing Company. Guests 21+ can enjoy a variety of adult beverages while listening to performances on the Canton Live Stage. 

Stop in and enjoy a cold adult beverage during the festival and help support the Canton Rotary Club's local literacy programs, as well as their continuing efforts to eradicate Polio world-wide and to promote clean water initiatives in South America. 

Beverage Tent Hours:

  • Thursday: 4 - 10 pm
  • Friday: 12 - 10 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am - 11 pm

Canton Rotary Club 50/50 raffle

Canton Rotary Club will be running a 50/50 raffle Friday and Saturday. Tickets are available for:
  • One Ticket: $2
  • Three Tickets: $5
One winner will be drawn. You need not be present to win!  Drawing will be held on Saturday, June 18, approx. 9 pm. Proceeds will be used for a international project through Rotary International to benefit a school in Ghana, Africa.

18th Annual Fire Fighter Charity Spaghetti Dinner

Canton's Fire Fighters and other volunteers will be serving up a delicious spaghetti dinner Friday, June 17, 2016 night 5:00 - 9:00 pm. All proceeds go to support the Canton Firefighters Charity Foundation.

Lions Club Charity Pancake Breakfast
Celebrating its 21st Anniversary!

The Canton Lions Club will once again be flipping the flap jacks and serving them with a side of sausage during this annual Pancake Breakfast. All proceeds go to support the Canton Lions Club Foundation.
  • Saturday, June 18, 2016 7 am - 11 am (or until sold out)
  • $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under 
  • Costume Characters will be joining the pancake party for you to visit with and get pictures with.


A variety of concession vendors will be located throughout the park and carnival area. Treats include soft pretzels, corn dogs, elephant ears, and much much more!  Interested in being concession vendor for June 15-17, 2017? Click here for the application. 


  1. Liberty Fest is grateful to the many sponsors whose support helps makes this large-scale Canton Community event possible in 2016:
    Atchinson Community Financial Logo Kolh's Logo
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    Todd Wenzel web

    Twisted Rooster Logo

    The Village Dentist Logo


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