Elkader Sweet Corn Days

Event Schedule

Sweet Corn Days 2018         
July 26th, 27th, 28th, & 29th

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Thursday | July 26

Friends of the Library Book Sale 9:30 – 6:00 | Elkader Library 

Judging of Sweet Corn Days Royalty 5:00 | St. Joseph’s Parish Center |  Please contact Jenna with questions at 563-379-6564 or Mackenzie at 563-920-1176

Ice Cream Social 5:00 – 7:00 | St Joseph’s Hall | Hosted by Main Street Elkader | $7 meal includes pulled pork or turkey dressing sandwich with coleslaw & potato salad, milk or lemonade, & FREE ice cream

 

Friday | July 27

Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament Shotgun start at 8:00 & 1:30 | Elkader Golf & Country Club | For more information & to register call 563-245-2230

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

Crowning of Sweet Corn Days Royalty 6:00 |Founders Park

Food Vendors 6:00 – 9:00 | Founders Park | Multiple local and specialty vendors

Carnival 6:00 – 9:00 | Founders Park |$10 Weekend wristband for unlimited rides & games OR individual $1 tickets | Zip Line, Dunk Tank, Human Foosball, Gladiator Jousting, Inflatable Dodgeball, Train Rides, Inflatable Toddler Zone, Carnival Games, Face Painting, & Henna by Jenna  | Zip Line Video

Beer Tent 6:00 – 11:00 | Founders Park

FREE Live Music by Lonesome Road 7:00 – 11:00 | Founders Park | A high energy country band playing covers by Jason Aldean, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, & John Mellencamp. No admission.

Fireworks at Dusk | Founders Park – over the Turkey River 

 

Saturday | July 28

Shed Your Threads Run Registration 7:00 | 1 mile Fun Run (ages 10 & under) 8:15 | 5K & 10K 8:30 | Awards 9:30 | Freedom Bank’s gravel parking lot | Pre-register by clicking here | T-Shirts guaranteed if signed up by July 23rd | Hosted by Central Athletic Boosters | For more information call Derek at 563-880-8910

Elkader Farmers Market 9 – 12 | Keystone Park on the corner of Bridge St & Main St

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

FREE Bend & Booze 10:00 | Founders Park | One hour of beginner’s yoga followed by your pick of a mimosa, bloody mary, or spiked coffee | All ages welcome for yoga | Bring your own yoga mat | Must be 21 or older to consume alcohol | For more information contact Danielle at 563-920-2336

*CANCELLED* Softball Tournament 10:00 | Elkader City Park | Double Elimination | $125 entry fee per team | Cash Payback | Finals held on Sunday | For more information & to register contact Nick at 563-880-7639

Quilts of Valor Awards 10:00 | Freedom Bank Community Room | Presented by The Veterans Stitchers | Call Susan with questions at 563-880-2069

Medieval Arts & Science Activities 10:00 – 4:00 | Founders Park | Armored combat, fiber arts, & heraldry along with hands on activities | Hosted by The Society for Creative Anachronism | For more information call Mike at 563-539-2582

Donut Hole Eating Contest 10:00 | Pedretti’s Bakery | Pre-register at Pedretti’s Bakery or call 563-245-1280 prior to July 27th 

Kiddie Tractor Pull 11:00 | North Main Street | Registration at 10:30 | Ages 4 – 11 | Sanctioned by the Iowa State Pedal Pull Association | Sponsored by Bodensteiner Implement

Sweet Corn Days Parade 2:00 | Main Street | 1:30 Line up at the intersection of Davis St & N 1st St where volunteer firefighters will direct you | Registration not required | For more information call Mackenzie at 563-920-1176

Carnival 3:00 – 6:30 | Founders Park | $10 Weekend wristband for unlimited rides & games OR individual $1 tickets | Zip Line, Dunk Tank, Human Foosball, Gladiator Jousting, Inflatable Dodgeball, Train Rides, Inflatable Toddler Zone, Carnival Games, Face Painting, & Henna by Jenna  | Zip Line Video

Live Music by Travis Granberg: 3:00 – 6:30 | Founders Park

Beer Tent 3:00 | Founders Park

Bean Bag Tournament 3:30 | South Main Street next to Founders Park | Sanctioned Event | Double Elimination | $20 registration fee per team | Cash Payback | Register day of event

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

Brush Creek Canyon Car Cruise 5:30 | Line up begins on South Main Street at 3:30

Moonlight Swim 9:00 – 11:00 | Elkader City Pool | All ages welcome

CORNSTOCK 2018
Live Music & Beer Tent | Founders Park | $10.00 Entry Fee | Must be 19 or older
Beer Tent 8:00 – 1:00
Live Music by ViceBox 9:00 – 1:00 | A high energy rock & roll band playing covers by AC/DC, Billy Idol, The Cars, Foo Fighters, Journey, Kiss, Prince, & Seether

 

Sunday | July 29

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 in show ($15) | All welcome to watch | Lots of pretty horses & an action-packed day | For more information call Danielle at 563-880-5060