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Corn Capital Days

July 22 - July 28, 2024

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!

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Come for the corn, stay for the fun!


2024 Sponsors

FM BANK (Olivia), Hometown Bank (Olivia) Tersteeg Transport Inc, West Central Sanitation

Renville County Abstract, Rural Authentic Wellness, Health Partners, Balderston Automotive Repair & Tire, Beck's Superior Hybrids, Lightbeam Internet, Willmar Aerial Spraying, Farmward Cooperative, American Family Insurance-Lonnie Kopel, Green Leaf Sweet Corn

Olivia Family Dental, Kraft Walser Law Office, Ervin Well Company Inc, Rural Computer Consultants Inc, Southern MN Beet Sugar Co-op, Fischer Laser Eye Center, Renville Sibley Co-op Power Association, Norfolk Township, Mallak Trucking Inc, Rev 320 Boutique, Hebrink Wealth Management, City Limits Salon, Dan's Floor Covering and Paint, Olivia Appliance Inc, Lakeland Media- 100.1 Big Country, ADM Edible Beans, B & D Market, Terry's Body Shop, Olivia Kiwanis 


Schedule of Events-Corn Capital Days 2024

5:30pm 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 Social & Silent Auction for Walk in the Park at Traditions

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 and Open House at Traditions

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

5:00pm BOLD Theater Club: Murder Mystery Dinner at Max's Grill-Doors open at 5:00pm. Tickets must be purchased in advanced by calling 320-579-0330 or 320-522-0826.

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

5:30pm Meat Raffle at Brly's Den 

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

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

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 at Dirks Park 

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

6:30-9:30pm League Volleyball 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

5:00pm Pedal Pull at FM BANK parking lot (registration 4:30pm)

5-8pm 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 Boogie Wonderland (Legion Beer Garden 7-12pm)

9pm-12:30am Live DJ Creek Boy at Brly's Den

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

9-11am Veggie Snacks and Open House at Rural Authentic Wellness

9-11am Wogen Outdoor Adventure at Pond Park Olivia

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 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

1pm Kiddie Parade line up 12:30pm at ACTS parking lot

3pm Grand Parade check in at Cross of Calvary, new route, see map here

4-6pm Hot Dog and Burger Bar at Max's Grill (free will donation, supports Fire Department)

5-7pm Hot Turkey Sandwiches at American Legion

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

8:30pm-12:30am Strange Daze Band 25th Anniversary concert at Brly's Den

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

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

12pm Wild Card Bean Bags at Brly's Den (sign up starts at 11am)

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