Please note: the Car Cruise and Show and the Helicopter rides are cancelled for Friday, August 17th, due to weather.
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin will host the annual Sweet Corn Festival
Thursday, August 16th through Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at Angell Park,
near the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway N.
updated regularly -
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 $8.00 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, car show, 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 16th, 6:00 pm, Main Street
Corn Fest Entertainment:
Friday, Aug.17th, Axel Grease, 8 pm. to Midnight
Saturday, Aug. 18th, Left on Sunset - rock/cover songs variety, 8 pm. to Midnight
Saturday, August 18th, 2018
Noon & 2 pm - Magic Village Shows
1 pm.- Melodiya - piano music
3 pm.- Kicks Unlimited
4 pm.- Prairie Kids Club
5-7 pm.- Mr. Burgundy
Sunday, August 19th, 2018
Noon & 2 pm - Amazing Mr. Magic
1 pm. - Monona Academy of Dance
3 pm. - Infinity Martial Arts
4 pm. - Sun Prairie Chorus
Kiddie Korner-August 18th and 19th
Noon-8 pm.- Kiddie Inflatables
1-4 pm.-Face Painting
Noon-7 pm.- Mini golf
Beer Shelter: Bean Bag Tournaments: Sat., & Sun., 1:00 pm
NEW! Car Show: Friday, about 6pm; Upper grounds by beer shelter
Quad Power Jump
Paint Ball Range
Craft Fair - handmade crafts - over 60 vendors: Saturday, 11:30am-7pm; Sunday, 11:30am-5pm
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, Rainbow Park, 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 2019: August 15-18.
2018 Sweet Corn Festival
August 16-19th, Angell Park
Sun Prairie, WI
New! Car Cruise & Show, Friday, August 17th.
cancelled due to weather
Download the 2018 brochure here
Want to Volunteer at Corn Fest? click here for the volunteer form