About the Festival

The health and safety of our guests, participants and community is our priority. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place and any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19. By visiting the World’s Only Corn Palace and Festival you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit. Help slow the spread by washing your hands, keep your distance from guests and wearing a mask.


Next Festival Date

Wednesday, August 26 - Sunday, August 30, 2020


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  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.