Elkader Sweet Corn Days
Small Town. Summer Fun.
Last Full Weekend of July.
July 23-26 2020
Following the public meeting held at City Hall Tuesday, June 30th, the Sweet Corn Days Committee has made the decision to move forward with Sweet Corn Days 2020. Our festival will proceed with preventative measures put in place by the CDC and IDPH and will follow the Governor’s Proclamation. More details on specific events will be shared going forward.
This decision was made based on input from business owners, sponsors, Clayton County Board of Public Health, local emergency services, local law enforcement, community members, volunteers, and various other partners.
Our volunteer committee that gives up so much of their time to selflessly put this festival on for the community took this decision very seriously. This decision was not an easy one and every one of our community members opinions and thoughts were weighed heavily and taken into consideration. Honestly, it would have been easier to cancel but the volunteers on our committee voted for what they feel is best for our community and we are incredibly grateful for the overwhelming community support to move forward. We understand this is an opinion that not all will support, but we are hopeful the community will be respectful of the process, our due diligence, and final decision.
Sweet Corn Days is the City of Elkader’s largest town celebration. It’s a fun filled weekend with plenty of activities for kids and adults! Without the support of sponsors and The Elkader Fire Department, Sweet Corn Days would not be possible.
We hope you come for the cobs of fun and stay for a shuck’n good time!
2020 Event Map COMING SOON
“I have been celebrating Sweet Corn Days since I was a child. Elkader is an inviting town with a very friendly atmosphere. All of the activities really makes for some great memories.”
Check out this video made by Iowa Public Television in 2017: Click here.