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 6/14/18)

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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 www.corncapitaldays.com. Winner receives $100 in Corn Capital Cash! Claim prize at Olivia City Hall, if after-hours, leave message 523-2361.

4:30 pm RCAC Splash n Dash Kids Triathlon, Grades K-6 (Register here)


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

5:30 pm Par 3 Golf Tournament @ Olivia Golf Club

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.

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.
Games, animals, activities and concessions for the whole family. By the Oivia Ambulance and Olivia Fire Department, Keg Shoot and Water Ball Fight by OFD


Friday, July 27, 2018

9 am – 3pm Downtown Crazy Days/Vendors/Bake Sales

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

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

10:30am Zoomobile at Olivia Library

11am- 1pm Live Music w/ the B’s
Downtown food options available
Root Beer Floats by BOLD FFA @ TBD
*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
NASCAR Simulator
10:00pm 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 Torch 5K Run sponsored by Special Paralympics at Nester Park S. 9th St. (Register here)

8 am- 12pm Jon Wogen Memorial Youth Fishing Event

9 am – 3 pm Bake Sale and Frito Pies in a Bag at ACTS

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.

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

10:30 am Corn Capital Days Kiddie Parade *Starts at ACTS and route around Nester Park, end at Library

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

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Music in the Park w/ Blue Ox Jazz Babies

11:30  World Championship Corn Toss at Nester Park (Medals awarded)

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

3 pm Corn Capital Days Grand Parade
Parade Grand Marshalls – Gary & Jane Lohmeyer
Featuring 34th Infantry Division Band, River City Rhythm, Groove, Inc. Phoenix Drumline, BOLD HS Bans, and Papa Shaw
(Register to have a float in the parade here)

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

5:30 pm Women’s 3-Person Corn Cap Scramble at Olivia Golf Club

8:00 pm – Close Live Music Entertainment at  Max’s Bar & Grill

8:00 pm – Close Band at Brly’s

Sunday, July 29, 2018

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

9:00am  Sunrise Park Volleyball Tournament

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.