About the Festival

Next Festival Date

Wednesday, August 24 - Sunday, August 28, 2016


The Corn Palace Festival is a celebration of the annual redecoration of the World’s Only Corn Palace. The festival carries on the traditions of bringing in the best names in entertainment to headline the event. Carnival rides, food and specialty vendors, along with the locals bringing in their best produce to be judged make this an event you will want to attend.

Bracelet Days

Bracelet Days for the Fair ($24) will be as follows:
  • Wednesday: 5 - 10 p.m.
  • Thursday: 5 - 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 5 - 10 p.m.
  • Saturday: Noon - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 5 - 10 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

All-You-Can-Ride Passes

Passports to Fun (all-you-can-ride passes) will go on sale on Wednesday at 3 p.m., available at the ticket booths located on Main Street. The rides will begin at 5 p.m. the first day.