2024 Festival Schedule

The 2024 Corn Palace Festival will take place August 21st - 25th. The following is the planned schedule of events. The festival will be setup from 5th - 9th street on Main street.

Bracelet Days for the Rides ($24) available at Gold Star Ticket Booth on the midway.

  • Tuesday - Vendor  and Carnival Setup Day - main street closed, no events.
  • Wednesday: 5 - 10 p.m.
  • Thursday: 5 - 10 p.m.
  • Friday: 5 - 10 pm
  • Saturday: Noon - 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 5 - 10 p.m.
  • Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

Passports to Fun

Passports to Fun vouchers will be sold starting Monday, August 5th for $49.00 at the Corn Palace box office. These vouchers can then be redeemed for a bracelet  starting Wednesday, August 21st, the week  of festival at the Goldstar Offices located in the City Hall parking lot at 7th & main.

 This passport gets you unlimited rides for $49! Starting Wednesday, August 21st the price goes up to $60.00 - so get your vouchers early and save money.

Tuesday, August 20th 

  • Vendors setup on Mitchell's Mainstreet beginning at 8 am

Wednesday, August 21st 

 3-10 pm - VFW/Legion Bingo in the Armory, enter City Hall.

  • 4 p.m. - Vendors Open
  •  5:00 p.m. - Open Class Exhibits due to the Corn Palace Armory
  • 5 - 11 p.m. - Goldstar Amusement Rides Open

Thursday, August 22nd

 11 am - Vendors Open

  • 1-10 pm - VFW/Legion Bingo in the Armory
  • 4 pm - 11 pm - Goldstar Amusement Rides Open

 Friday, August 23rd

  • 11 am - Vendors Open
  • 1-7 pm - then 8-10 pm, VFW/Legion Bingo in the Armory(clear the armory at 7 pm for concert)
  • 4 pm - 11 pm- Goldstar Amusement Rides Open

Saturday, August 24th

  • 11 am - Vendors Open
  • noon - 11 pm - Goldstar Amusement Rides Open
  • 12 pm - Kids Pedal Pull Sign up
  • 1-7 pm - then 8-10 pm, VFW/Legion Bingo in the Armory(clear the armory at 7 pm for concert)
  • 1-4 pm - FREE Sanctioned Kids Pedal Pull (must be registered to pull)

Sunday, August 25th

  • 12 pm - 5 pm - Vendors and Gold Star Amusement Rides Open
  • 1 -5 pm - VFW/Legion Bingo in the Armory
  • 1-5 pm - Pickup Open Class Exhibits in the City Hall Armory
  • 5 pm - 2023 Corn Palace Festival ends

For more information or questions, call the Corn Palace Box Office at 605-995-8430