Sun Prairie, Wisconsin will host the annual Sweet Corn Festival
Thursday, August 14 through Sunday, August 17, 2014 at Angell Park, near the intersection of Highway 19 and Highway N.
2014 Event Information
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 75 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 14th, 6:00 pm, Main Street
Fest Grounds Thursday and Friday:
Vendor booths, game booths, carnival - wristband nights, beer shelter -open - live band Friday night; bingo Friday night
Corn Fest Entertainment:
Friday, Aug.16th, 5th Gear <http://www.5thgearwebsite.com/>, 8 pm. to Midnight
Saturday, Aug. 17th, Left on Sunset <http://www.leftonsunset.com/news/> - rock/cover songs variety, 8 pm. to Midnight
Saturday, August 16th, 2014
Noon & 2 pm - Mr. Steve - Comedy & Music
1 pm.- Melodiya - piano music
3 pm.- Kicks Unlimited
4 pm.- Mexican Folk Dancers
5-7 pm.- Mike Maher Band
Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Noon & 2 pm - Lou Lepore - comedy and magic
1 pm. - Monona Academy of Dance
3 pm. - Sun Prairie Chorus
<http://www.kickssp.com/>4 pm. - Prairie Kids Club
Kiddie Korner-August 16th and 17th
Noon-8 pm.- Kiddie Inflatables
1-4 pm.-Face Painting
Noon-7 pm.- Mini golf
Rock Climbing Wall
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
Charity Bike Ride <http://www.active.com/sun-prairie-wi/cycling/races/corn-fest-bike-tour-2014>: new!: 9:00 am, Cannery Square, Saturday, August 16th
Bingo: Saturday, noon-8:00 pm; Sunday, noon-4:00 pm; in the Pavillion
Tractor Pull - new!: Friday, August 15th, 6:00 pm: on the race track.
Helicopter Rides <http://www.flyhighwi.com/>: 4 pm to dusk Friday; 11 am to dusk Saturday; $30 for a five mile ride.
Midget Auto Racing <http://www.angellpark.com/>: Sunday, 7:00 pm
Advance Button Sales are available at these locations
: Read Before Book Store, Sun Prairie Utilities and What's Brew'n Cafe and Coffee Bar
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, Rotary Club, VFW and the YMCA
Look for continued updates on the Festival right here!
download our brochure <fileadmin/files/pdf-word_files/corn_fest/2014_cfest_brochure.pdf>
Hotels/Motels: visit our business directory for information - link: click here <Business-Directory.13.0.html?sunprairiewi_memberdb_mode=category&sunprairiewi_memberdb_cat=12>
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 <http://mapq.st/r3uay6>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 13 local non-profits in Sun Prairie.
Join us in 2015: August 20-23.