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Corn Capital DAYS are right around the corner!

Join us in Olivia the last full week in July!

Monday July, 22nd-Sunday July 28th, 2023

Join us in Olivia, Minnesota, the "Corn Capital of the World" for Corn Capital Days. Featuring the famous Sweet Corn Feed, Musical entertainment, Corn Capital Run, Kiddie parade, Grand parade, Lions Club Fly-In Breakfast, and much more!

Olivia Corn Capital Days

Vendors: for all of your opportunities and information, please click the below link.

Schedule of Events

See below for every day, and all the times of the Corn Capital festivities!


A Very Special Thank You to our Sponsors!


Renville-Sibley CO-OP Power Association, Olivia Appliance Inc., Olivia Family Dental, Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Farmward Cooperative, Remington Seeds LLC, Southern MN Beet Sugar CO-OP, Kraft Walser Law Office, B&D Market, Balderston Automotive Repair & Tire, Ervin Well Company, Inc., AgCountry Farm Credit Services, FM BANK, Terry's Body Shop, Dan's Floor Covering and Paint, Olivia Chrysler Center, Tersteeg Transport Inc., West Central Sanitation Inc., K&M Manufacturing, H&L Printing, Hebrink Wealth Management, Renville County Abstract, Olivia Cenex/Farmers CO-OP Oil Co., Ed's Service Center and Sales, Chappell Central Inc., Olivia Class of 1978, Mid Minnesota Legal Assistance, Preferred Roofing, ECKANKAR, Northern Services, Transystems, LLC., White Birch Wind, Health Partners: Olivia Hospital & Clinic, Sons of the American Legion, Traditions!, Hometown Bank, Beck's Hybrids, BIG Country 100.1FM, ADM Edible Beans, Big Stone Therapies, Green Leaf Sweet Corn, Renville County Register, Lonnie Kopel: American Family Insurance, Tackle Box We & Printing, Next Step Creativity, Olivia Chamber of Commerce

6pm Outdoor Worship at Nester Park-bring a lawn chair!


Token Hide & Seek: Sponsored by Olivia Chamber of Commerce First clue at 7:45am on BIG Country 100.1, also posted at City Hall, RC Register Office.

3-5pm Pie & Ice Cream and open house at Traditions!

RCAC Bike N' Dash Kids Dual:

4:30pm check in, 4:45pm informational meeting, event begins at 5pm. Location BOLD High School near the flag pole on 9th St. Please see registration link for all the information: or call Tracey Johnson at 523-1031 ext 3141


Hide and Seek Corn Token Hunt: 2nd clue at 7:45am on BIG country 100.1FM, also posted at City Hall and RC Register office.

9-11am Coffee & Rolls + open house at Traditions!

4:30-7:30pm Classic Car Roll In at American Legion

5:30pm Par 3 Gol5:30f Tournament at Olivia Golf Course

5:30 Meat Raffle, 6:30pm BUCKS & 7pm Bags at Brly's Den

6pm Olivia Ambulance Outdoor Community BINGO at OLIVIA RESTORATIVE THERAPY & NURSING (children may play if accompanied by an adult)



Hide and Seek Corn Token Hunt: 3rd Clue at 7:45am on BIG County 100.1FM, also posted on City Hall and RC Register Office

11am-7pm Used book sale at Olivia Library

1-3pm FM BANK & BOLD FFA free root beer floats at FM BANK Parking Lot

1:30-6pm Olivia Farmer's Market

5-8pm Olivia Ambulance Family Fun Night & Kids Carnival with Area Emergency Services at Dirks Park

5-8pm Lions Kids Eye testing at Dirks Park

5-8pm Home Run Derby at Dirks Park east field (ages 9-12)

6:30-9:30pm Volleyball League at Brly's Den

Hide and Seek Corn Token Hunt: 4th Clue at 7:45am on BIG Country 100.1FM also posted at City Hall and RC Register office

9am-1pm Downtown Public Market (food/vendors/bake sale)

9am-1pm Homtown Bank Future Entrepreneurs at Downtown Public Market

10am-5pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Library

5:30pm Pedal Pull at FM BANK parking lot (registration 5pm)

5-7pm Cindy's Famous Nachos at American Legion

5:30-8pm Home Run Derby at Dirks Park east field (ages 13- adult)

8pm-12am Downtown Street Dance *FREE* featuring the Jake Nelson Band

8pm-12:30am Live DJ at Brly's Den

7am James H. Page Memorial 5K Run/Walk 7am registration with start at 7:30am start, see or their Facebook page.

9-11am Wogen Outdoor Adventure Pond Park Olivia

9am 212 Youth Baseball Tournament at Dirks Park

9am-12pm Used Book Sale  at Olivia Library

9am-4pm Kiwanis Arts & Crafts at Nester Park

10am-1pm OPD Impaired Goggles Obstacle Course at Nester Park

11am-1pm Corn and Bean Feed at Nester Park

11am World Championship Corn Toss at Nester Park

11am-1pm Blue Ox Jazz Babies Music at Nester Park

12pm BOLD FFA Cornlympics at Nester Park

3pm Grand Parade new route, see map on Chamber website

4-8pm Hog Roast w/ all fixins at Waylon's Bowling Alley

4-8pm Parking Lot Party at Max's Grill (free-will donation, supporting local non-profit)

5-7pm Hot Turkey Sandwiches at American Legion

5:30pm Ladies 3 person Scramble at Olivia Golf Course

8pm Luke Christenson Music live at Waylon's Bowling Alley

8pm-12:30am Absolute Zero Band  at Brly's Den

8:00am-12:00pm Lion's Fly-In Breakfast at Olivia Airport *Pancakes, Eggs & Sausage 


10am Rem/Rabi Memorial Golf Tournament at Olivia Golf Course

11am Bean Bag Tournament at Brly's Den sign up begins at 10:30am