Sun Prairie, WI
Sweet Corn Festival
Live Music
Food & Beer
Live Music | Food & Beer | Carnival
AUG 14-18

Sweet Corn Festival

Named one of the best food festivals in the Midwest, the Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival is always held the third full weekend in August. The featured food is 80 tons of Wisconsin grown sweet corn served with savory butter and sprinkled with salt to your liking. With FIVE days, we’re sure to offer something special just for you!

August 14 - 18, 2024


14 – 18 August 2024 Schedule to be Announced 

Steamed corn is only sold on SATURDAY and SUNDAY until supplies last!

Features times when corn will be available, along with vendor booths, family-friendly events, regional bands, and much more!
Disclaimer: ALL information is subject to change… return to this website frequently for additional information.

Day 1
14 Aug 2024
Day 2
15 Aug 2024
Day 3
16 Aug 2024
Day 4
17 Aug 2024
Day 5
18 Aug 2024


Parade line-up is at Central Heights Middle School (220 Kroncke Drive) Official route starts at “Interior by JW” on Main Street and finishes at the Market and Linnerud – ish....
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Live Music – The Dirty Birds!

Immediately after the parade: Live Music by The Dirty Birds! (Cannery Square)
The DirtyBirds

Special food and drinks after the parade!

Dining establishments will have special food and drinks after the parade! Shop downtown! (No steamed sweet corn until Saturday.)

Carnival Wristband Night

Carnival Wristband Night – $30 unlimited rides. (No steamed sweet corn until Saturday.)

Food Vendors and Beer Shelter

(Premium roasted corn only by beer tent. No large quantity.)

Carnival Wristband Night

Carnival Wristband Night – $30 unlimited rides

LIVE Music – Super Tuesday

LIVE Music – Super Tuesday Now they’re bringing their drink-raising, dance-a-billy, funfest skills to the next level with a tour level fully synchronized lighting and video show to Corn Fest!...
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SuperTuesday Group Members

Uncooked corn

Uncooked corn can be purchased (while supplies last) for $10 per grocery bag.

Cooked Sweet Corn Served

Cooked Sweet Corn Served Noon – 7 PM.

Food Vendors, Carnival, and Beer Shelter

Noon – 11:30p.m. Food vendors & Beer Shelter, Carnival closes at 10:00p.m.

LIVE Music – The Jimmys

LIVE Music by The Jimmys. The Jimmys is an award-winning festival favorite bringing people together from coast to coast, Canada, Europe, and the Caribbean for over fourteen years! The Jimmys...
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The Jimmies
The Jimmys

Uncooked corn

Uncooked corn can be purchased (while supplies last) for $10 per grocery bag.

Cooked Sweet Corn Served

Hot corn is served noon – 6:00p.m., while supplies last.

Broadcasting LIVE – La Movida

Broadcasting LIVE – La Movida plus multiple bands, dancing, & hot pepper eating contest. Of course, dancing, audience participation contests and more are always included. WLMV – La Movida Radio...
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La Movida


Stay for the weekend! Local hotels are offering special Corn Fest rates.



Hilton Garden Inn Room

Hilton Garden Inn

This year, you can simply ‘click’ for a great hotel rate at the Hilton! Or give us a call at +1 608-856-4500.
Quality Inn & Suites Room

Quality Inn & Suites

+1 608-834-9889
Super 8 Hotel Room

Super 8 by Wyndham

+1 608-837-8889

The 71st Annual Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival is a must attend event for the summer.


Angell Park – Sun Prairie, WI
200 Park St, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Angell Park is near the intersection of Highway 19 & Highway N (follow the signs) Onsite parking!  Paid parking onsite includes small admission fee.

Warning: If you park off-site, you will still be charged a small admission fee.


Sweet Corn Festival Major Beneficiaries

Entire Crop Sponsor

Main Stage Sponsor


Underwriter Sponsors

Corn Fest Block Party

Family Stage Sponsor


Volunteer T-Shirt Sponsor

Corn Tote Sponsor

Golden Ear Sponsors


 Silver Kernel Sponsors


 Sprout Sponsors


Culture Celebration Sponsors

Parade Sponsors


In-Kind Donation