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Something for Everyone at Corn Capital Days 2016

It’s hard to believe that another Corn Capital Days is just around the corner!  Whether you live in the Olivia area, or come back to Olivia just to experience Corn Capital Days, there is fun to be had for all! See complete schedule here.

For Kids & Families: Check out our event schedule to see the events we have lined up for kids, such as the RCAC triathlon, Family Fun Night & Kiddie Carnival (Tug-of-War, Spraying Fire Hose, Petting Zoo, Inflatables, and more!), Kid’s Fair at United Methodist Church, Youth (and adult) Bean Bag Tournament, Zoomobile, Kiddie Parade,  Pedal Pull, and more! Of course, the Grand Parade and the Corn Token Hunt are fun for all!

Olivia corn capital days - CorneliusFor Music Lovers: This year’s Corn Capital Days is full of music and entertainment!  The Dam Jammers are returning for our Friday night downtown street dance. New, this year, we will also have live music downtown at Dowling Park on Friday from 11am-1pm. There will also be live music at Max’s Grill, and Brly’s Den. Saturday in the park, the Blue Ox Jazz Babies and Summerlin Groove will be performing as well!

For Sports Lovers:  Stay active during Corn Capital Days with golf tournaments, volleyball tournament, and the Health Choice Run. Kids can also participate in the Health Choice Run, the Triathlon, and the Bean Bag Tourney. Also, don’t forget about the Corn-Olympics!

Hungry? By popular demand, we will have food options downtown on Friday from 11am-1pm this year. You can also enjoy Grilled Pork Chops, Nachos, and a Bloody Mary Bar at the Legion at various times. Food vendors will also be set up during the downtown street dance on Friday night.  Ice cream socials, root beer floats, and bake sales will satisfy your need for treats. There are various food options at Nester Park on Saturday, and Of course, you can’t miss the Corn and Bean Feed! The Lion’s Fly-In Breakfast at the Olivia Airport is a great way to top off your weekend.

Want to Shop? There are plenty of opportunities to shop during Corn Capital Days, starting with the used book sale at the Olivia Public Library. Our local downtown merchants will have their Crazy Days Sales on Friday from 8am-2pm. There will also be vendors set up on Nester Park on Saturday.

2016 will be another great year of Corn Capital Days celebrations. We hope to see your family in Olivia, Minnesota – the Corn Capital  – during the last weekend in July!

Please be sure to take a look at our schedule complete schedule for more details and changes! See the Complete Schedule Here.

Gearing up for Corn Capital Days 2015!

The Corn Capital Days Committee has been hard at work putting together another fantastic event for 2015. The schedule is loaded with fun for all ages!

We are still looking for some volunteers for events like our Corn Feed!  Please fill out this simple form or call the City office at 523-2361 to be matched up with a volunteer need.

You can take a look at the online event schedule here. You can also click on the schedule below if you wish to print it as a PDF and take it with you.Corn Capital Days 2015

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!