Category Archives: Announcement

Help us Plan Corn Capital Days 2015!

We are having monthly meetings to plan the next Corn Capital Days, which will be July 22-26, 2015!

Our next meeting is Monday, November 3rd, Noon at the Pizza Zone in Olivia. We would love to see some new faces there and get your ideas!

Nominations for the 2015 Executive Board will be discussed at this meeting.  Voting at the December 1st meeting for officers.  PLEASE Attend this meeting if you have a nomination or encourage individuals that wish to become more active with Corn Capital days to attend the 11/3/2014 meeting.

Also, we have added a list of the 2014 CCD Sponsors to our website.  We would like to extend our gratitude to all of the Corn Capital Days Sponsors!

Pedal Pull 2nd and 3rd Place Medal Winners

First place winners received their medals at the Pedal Pull Event.  Medals for 2nd and 3rd place are available for pickup at the City Office, M-F, 8-4:30 daily. Congratulations to all the kids who participated!

4 year oldscorn capital days medal

2nd –  Elli L. – Olivia

3rd –  Charlotte K. – Olivia


5 year olds

2nd –  Ava A. – Brooklyn Park

3rd – Samantha G. – Bird Island


6 year olds

2nd – Trey Z. – Olivia

3rd – Blake V. – Willmar


7 year olds

2nd – Natalie W. – Walnut Grove

3rd – Derek W. – Morton


8 year olds

2nd – Grace T. – Bird Island

3rd – MyKia E. – Olivia


9 year olds

2nd – Neil Y. – Olivia

3rd – Margaret D. – Duluth


10 year olds

2nd – Olivia M. – Belgrade

3rd – Zaden – Olivia


11 year olds

2nd – Kya Y. – Olivia

3rd – Regan L. – Woodbury

Welcome to our New Website!

Corn Capital Days 2014 is fast approaching, and we are as excited as ever!  This year, we are thrilled to announce our new Corn Capital Days website at!  Here you will find a complete schedule of events for all the happenings during Corn Capital Week, July 23-27, 2014. You will be able to easily access an up-to-date schedule for Corn Capital Days anywhere – even from the corn fields!

Here are quick links to Corn Capital Days Necessities:

corn capital monumentSchedule – Take a look at the complete Corn Capital Days Schedule of Events to plan your week.  We will keep this up to date for you as new events are added or changed.

Contact People – You will also have easy access to the contact people for each of the major events so you can get all your questions answered.

Register for the Parade – Want to register to have a unit in the parade?  You can now easily do that online on our Parade Registration page.

Volunteer –  Volunteers make Olivia Corn Capital Days happen.  If you would like to volunteer, in any capacity, please contact us via our Volunteer form.

Stay tuned, as we continually add more kernels of information…

See you at the Corn Capital!

New Events for 2014

Each year the Corn Capital Days Committee works to organize some fun and new events for Corn Capital Days.  here are a few events that are new this year:

Zoomobile at the Olivia Public Library

Diaper Rash for kids Walking to age 4 at Nester Park

and more to be announced soon!

Check out the Calendar of Events for more details!

Corn Capital on CBS’s Finding MN

In 2011, Olivia, the Corn Capital of the World, was featured on CBS’s Finding Minnesota.  You can read the article here or watch the video here.  Enjoy!