Schedule of Events

Click the links below to jump to the events for a specific day, or scroll down to view the entire schedule.  For more information or to register or volunteer to help with any of these events, please visit see the Corn Capital Event Contacts page.

PDF of the 2018 Corn Capital Days Schedule of Events (updated 4/6/18)

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Monday, July 23, 2018

5:30 pm Lite Supper before Outdoor Worship Service *Free Will Offering

6:00 pm Outdoor Worship Service @ Nester Park *sponsored by Olivia Area Churches. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets for your comfort.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Hide & Seek Corn Token Hunt – First clue presented Tuesday at 7:45 am on Big Country 100.1 FM. New clue presented each day at 7:45 am through Friday until token is found. Clues also posted at Renville County Register and on Winner receives $100 in Corn Capital Cash! Claim prize at Olivia City Hall, if after-hours, leave message 523-2361.

Kid’s Triathlon – Grades K-6

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

6:00 pm Outdoor Community BINGO at Olivia Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center (formerly Golden Living Center of Olivia) *Sponsored by Olivia Rehab & Healthcare Center & the Olivia Ambulance. Come play rain or shine! Children may play if accompanied by a parent or guardian.

6:00 pm Par 3 Golf Tournament @ Olivia Golf Club


Thursday, July 26, 2018

12 pm – 8pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Library

2 pm-4pm – Pie and Ice Cream Social at Fairview Place

5:00 pm – 8 pm Grilled Pork Chops & Sweet Corn@ Olivia American Legion Post 186

5:00 pm – 8 pm Family Fun Night, Kiddie Carnival @ Dirks Parks – N. 7th St.

Friday, July 27, 2018

8 am – 2pm Crazy Days at Olivia Merchants

9 am – 2 pm Young Entrepreneur Day (w/ Crazy Days)

10 am – 5 pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Public Library

11am Zoomobile at Olivia Library

11am- 1pm Live Music Downtown at Dowling Park

11am-1pm Downtown food options available

12pm-4pm Root Beer Floats by BOLD FFA @ Upper Midwest Mgmt. (w. Lincoln Ave. – across from Max’s Grill) *Proceeds go to BOLD FFA program

4:30 pm – 7 pm Kid’s Fair @ Faith United Methodist Church (9th St.)

5 pm – 7 pm Ice Cream Social @ Faith United Methodist Church

5 pm Registration for Children’s Pedal Pull

5:30 pm Children’s Pedal Pull @ F&M Bank parking lot

5:00 pm – 8 pm Cindy’s Nachos @ American Legion Post 186

7:00 pm – 12:00 am FREE Downtown Street Dance featuring Hicktown Mafia
10:15pm Fireworks (approximate time)
Beer Gardens served by American Legion Post 186 (7pm-12am)
Food Vendors available at Street Dance

Saturday, July 28, 2018 

7 am – Noon Legion Breakfast at Olivia American Legion Post 186
Bloody Mary Bar at 9:00am

7:30 am – 8 am Health Choice Corn Capital Run at Nester Park S. 9th St. (Registration Form PDF)

8 am- 12pm Jon Wogen Memorial Youth Fishing Event (Registration Form PDF)
8am-10:00am (Ages 5-10)
10-12:00pm (Ages 11-16)

9 am – 12 pm Used Book Sale at Olivia Public Library

9 am – 4 pm Kiwanis Arts & Crafts in the Park at Nester Park S. 9th St.

10:00 am Kiddie Parade Line-up south of ACTS. Theme: “Golden Ear of Corn”

10:30 am Corn Capital Days Kiddie Parade *Starts at ACTS and route around Nester Park, end at Library (1st, 2ndm 3rd, & Best Corn Theme triphies awarded)

11 am – Noon World Championship Corn Toss at Nester Park (Medals awarded)

11 am – 1 pm Corn Feed at Nester Park, featuring Green Leaf Sweet Corn & ADM Edible Beans *Free Will Donation

11 am – 2 pm  Drunk Goggles Obstacle Course with Olivia Police Department at Nester Park

11:30 am – 1:30 pm Music in the Park w/ Blue Ox Jazz Babies

Noon – 1 pm Cornlympics! at Nester Park (Medals awarded)

3 pm Corn Capital Days Grand Parade (Register to have a float in the parade here)

*Following parade at Legion – Hot Turkey or Pork, Beans & Potato Salad

 6:00 pm Women’s 3-Person Corn Cap Scramble at Olivia Golf Club

5:30 – 8:30pm The Wendinger Band of New Ulm @ Olivia American Legion Post 186

9 pm – Close Lost Highway (Outdoors) @ Max’s Bar & Grill

9:00 pm – Close 4 Bands/4 Music Types (RI/Moonlight/Down Range/ Sapiosexual (No cover) @ Brly’s Den

Sunday, July 29, 2018

8:00 am – 12 pm Lion’s Fly-In Breakfast at Olivia Airport (Pancakes, eggs, sausage)

10 am Remillard/Rabi Memorial Golf Tournament at Olivia Golf Club

For more information or to register or volunteer to help with any of these events, please visit see the Corn Capital Event Contacts page.