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  •   2017 Event Information

    Sun Prairie, Wisconsin will host the annual Sweet Corn Festival 
    Thursday, August 17th through Sunday, August 20th, 2017 at Angell Park,
     near the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway N.

    updated regularly -
    check back
    for more information as
    details are confirmed;
    prices/attractions subject to change

     

    For the low cost of $1.00 admission on Saturday and Sunday per person for gate walk-in, attendees can enjoy free entertainment, children's activities and more. Children age 6 and under are free admission, and if you park on the grounds admission is included in the price.
    Buttons are $1.50 for unlimited entrance to the Festival.
    Parking is $5.00 per vehicle and includes admission.

    Over 100,000 people from around the Midwest attend the event which serves over 80 tons of sweet corn during the weekend!
    Corn is not genetically altered.


    Steamed sweet corn is available on Saturday and Sunday only from noon to 7 pm.
    *  A tote of corn is $7.00 and single ears are $2.00.
    *  Uncooked corn is available to purchase on Saturday and Sunday for $10.00 per grocery bag. 

    This event features a carnival-midway complete with rides and games, food booths, live bands, craft show, petting zoo, kiddie korner with large inflatables, family entertainment and much more

    Thursday and Friday night are carnival wristband nights with unlimited rides from 6-10 pm for $20.

    Thursday night kicks off the event with the parade down Main Street at 6:00 pm. Festival grounds feature the carnival, booths, and beer tent Thursday and Friday nights after 6 pm. All activities are in place on Saturday and Sunday when the park opens at 11:30 am.

    Corn Fest Parade:

    Thursday, August 17th, 6:00 pm, Main Street 

    Corn Fest Entertainment:

    Beer Shelter:
    Friday, Aug.18th, Chameleon, 8 pm. to Midnight
    Saturday, Aug. 19th, Left on Sunset - rock/cover songs variety, 8 pm. to Midnight

    Family Stage:
    Saturday, August 19th, 2017
    Noon & 2 pm - TJ Howell - Juggling and Comedy
    1 pm.- Melodiya - piano music
    3 pm.- Kicks Unlimited
    4 pm.-  Prairie Kids Club   
    5-7 pm.- The Tristan Freides Band

    Sunday, August 20th, 2017
    Noon & 2 pm - Mr. Steve Productions
    1 pm. - Monona Academy of Dance
    3 pm. - Infinity Martial Arts
    4 pm. - Sun Prairie Chorus

    Kiddie Korner-August 19th and 20th
    Noon-8 pm.- Kiddie Inflatables
    1-4 pm.-Face Painting
    Noon-7 pm.- Mini golf

    Upper Grounds

    Beer Shelter: Bean Bag Tournaments: Sat., & Sun., 1:00 pm
    NEW! Car Show:  Friday, about 6pm; Upper grounds by beer shelter
    Waterballs
    Petting Zoo - children can visit with baby animals: Sat/Sun noon-6pm.
    Quad Power Jump 
    Craft Fair - handmade crafts - over 60 vendors: Saturday, 11:30am-7pm; Sunday, 11:30am-5pm

    Other Attractions

    Bingo: Saturday, noon-8:00 pm; Sunday, noon-4:00 pm; in the Pavillion

    Helicopter Rides: 4 pm to dusk Friday; 11 am to dusk Saturday;  $40 for a five mile ride. 
    Midget Auto Racing: Sunday, 7:00 pm

    Advance Button Sales are available at these locations:

    Sun Prairie Utilities and Read Before Book Store; always at the Chamber office

    The Sweet Corn Festival benefits the following local organizations:

    American Legion Post 333, Boy Scout Troop 333, Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce, Exchange Club, Happy Hikers 4-H, Knights of Columbus, Lions Club, VFW and the YMCA

     

    Look for continued updates on the Festival right here! download our brochure

    Hotels/Motels:  visit our business directory for information - link: click here

    Directions to the Fest:
    from I94: from Milwaukee: exit Hwy N north, right at the exit; Angell Park/corn fest is on the left hand side of the road approx 6-7 miles from the exit (or, just before the intersection of N&Hwy19)  If the Hwy N ramp is not accessible, stay on I94 until 151 North / Sun Prairie exit and follow directions in next paragraph.
    from I90: exit 151 North; from 151 exit Main St, follow Main Street through downtown and turn right at Hwy N, follow Hwy N for about 1/2 mile, Angell Park will be on the right. 
    From the north - 151:  exit Main Street from 151 - follow Main Street east to Hwy N, right at Hwy N, Angell Park is on the right about a half mile down Hwy N.
     click here for online map link

    *prices/schedule subject to change

    The Sweet Corn Festival is organized and produced by Sun Prairie Chamber of Commerce.  Proceeds from the event help support 9 local non-profits in Sun Prairie.

    Join us in 2018:  August 16-19.

     

  • 2017 Sweet Corn Festival

    August 17-20th, Angell Park

    Sun Prairie, WI

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    New this year!  Car Cruise & Show, Friday, August 18th.

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    Download the 2017 brochure here