Event Schedule

Sweet Corn Days 2017
July 27th, 28th, 29th, & 30th

For more information call Danielle Shea at (563) 245-1122.

Thursday | July 27

Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:30 – 5:00 Elkader Library

Ice Cream Social 5:00 – 7:00 | St Joseph’s Hall – hosted by Main Street Elkader |$7 meal includes Turkey Dressing Sandwiches, Coleslaw, Potato Salad, Milk, Ice Cream

Judging of Sweet Corn Days Royalty  5:00 | St. Joseph’s Parish Center | Download Royalty Registration Form by clicking here or pick one up at Northwestern Mutual 118 W Bridge St. | For more information call Mackenzie Gamm at 563-245-1122

Crowning of Sweet Corn Days Royalty 6:30 | St. Joseph’s Hall

Friday | July 28

Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament Shotgun start at 8:00 & 1:30 | Elkader Country Club | For more information & to register call 563-244-2230

Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:30 – 5:00 | Elkader Library

Family Fun Night 6:00 – 9:00 | Founders Park |$10 Weekend wristband for unlimited rides & games OR individual $1 tickets | Zip Line, Dunk Tank, Human Foosball, Inflatable Obstacle Course & Bungee Run, Train Rides, Inflatable Toddler Zone, Carnival Games, & Face Painting  | Zip Line Video

Food Vendors 6:00 – 9:00 | Multiple local and specialty vendors | Walking Tacos | Hamburgers | Hot Dogs | Popcorn | Lemonade | Ice Cream | Funnel Cakes | Snow Cones | Cotton Candy

Performance by Central Dance Team 7:30 | Founders Park

Live Music by Krankstate 8:00 – 12:00 | Founders Park | Band Details

Fireworks At Dusk | Founders Park – over the Turkey River

Saturday | July 29

Shed Your Threads Run/Fun Run, 5K, & 10K  Registration 7 AM | 1 mileFun Run (ages 10 & under) 8:00 | 5K/10K 8:30 | Awards 9:30 | Freedom Bank’s gravel parking lot | Pre-register at www.elkaderfit.com/syt | Free shirt if registered by July 14th | Hosted by Central Athletic Boosters | For more information call Derek Bergan at 563-880-8910 | Run Details

Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:30 – 12:30 | Elkader Library

Softball Tournament 9:00 | Elkader City Park | Double Elimination | $125 entry fee per team | Cash Payback | For more information & to register contact Nick Mueller at 563-880-7639

Canoe & Kayak Race 10:00 | Turkey River | Details TBA | For more information & to register call Gary Siegwarth at 563-329-0371

Donut Hole Eating Contest 10:00 | Pedretti’s Bakery | Registration immediately prior to contest

Hoefer Family Kiddie Tractor Pull 11:00 | North Main Street | Registration at 10:30| Ages 4 – 11 | Sanctioned with the Iowa State Pedal Pull Association

Sweet Corn Days Parade 2:00 | Main Street | 1:30 Line up at the interstation of Davis St & N 1st St. where volunteer firefighters will direct you | Registration not required | For more information call Mackenzie Gamm at 563-245-1122

Food Vendors 6:00 – 9:00 | Multiple local and specialty vendors | Walking Tacos | Hamburgers | Hot Dogs | Grilled Chicken Halves | Sweet Corn | Ice Cream | Funnel Cakes | Snow Cones | Cotton Candy

Family Fun Day
3:00 – 6:30 | Founders Park |$10 Weekend wristband for unlimited rides & games OR individual $1 tickets | Zip Line, Dunk Tank, Human Foosball, Inflatable Obstacle Course & Bungee Run, Train Rides, Inflatable Toddler Zone, Carnival Games, Face Painting, & Greenie’s Balloons  | Zip Line Video

Street Fair  3:00 – 6:30 | Founders Park | Bailey’s Handcrafted Gifts | Crystal by Swarovski | Norwex | Pampered Chef | Paparazzi Jewelry | Rainbow Filtration Systems | Scentsy | Strawberry Hill Soap Co | Tastefully Simple | Touchstone | Tupperware  | Vicky’s Versatile Creations 

Bean Bag Tournament 3:30 | South Main Street | Double Elimination | $25 entry fee per team | Cash Payback | For more information & to register contact Mackenzie Gamm at 563-245-1122

MUSIC – DJ After Parade | South Main Street

Free Sweet Corn 4:00 | Founders Park | Sponsored by the Elkader Fire Department

Brush Creek Canyon Car Cruise 6:00 | Line up begins on North Main Street at 4:30 p.m.

Live Music by Beau Timmerman 3:00 – 4:30 | Founders Park | Music Details

Performance by Clayton Ridge Drill Team 4:30 | Founders Park | Team Details

Moonlight Swim 9:00 – 11:00 | Elkader City Pool

CORNSTOCK 2017

Live Music & Beer Garden | South Main Street near Drew’s Bar & Grille | $10.00 Entry Fee | Must be 19 years old or older

Beer Garden 8:00 – 1:00

Live Music by 3rd Offense 9:00 – 1:00 | Band Details

Sunday | July 30

Softball Tournament Finals Time TBA | Elkader City Park

Whistlin’ Bit Saddle Club Fun Show 10:30 | Elkader Horse Arena | Youth & Junior games, no entry fee | Adult Games, $2 per class entry fee | Must be a Saddle Club Member to participate ($15) | Lots of pretty horses & an action packed day | For more information call Danielle Koehn at 563-880-5060