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Corn Palace Festival 2017 Schedule of Events

Corn Palace Featured Entertainment

Judd Hoos
Thursday, August 24th, 8 pm

Judd Hoos will be kicking off the festivities this year with a FREE show on our Freedom Stage located on 6th and Main!

Eddie Money
Friday, August 25th, 7 pm

Eddie Money is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalists who had success in the 1970s and 1980s. This concert is located in the Corn Palace and ticket price is $40.

Diamond Rio & Black Hawk
Saturday, August 26th, 6:30 pm

Diamond Rio debuted in 1991 with the single “Meet in the Middle” which made them the first band ever to debut a single to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Black Hawk has shared a unique sense of harmony that has sold over 7 million albums. Enjoy this concert for $42 dollars general admission or VIP (sold out) for $52.

Gary Lewis and The Playboys
Sunday, August 27th, 4 pm

It was the summer of 1964 when producer Snuff Garret discovered Gary Lewis ad The Playboys. Before long, they took their first single, “The Diamond Ring” straight to number one.

This afternoon entertainment is $35 in the Corn Palace.

Corn Palace Freedom Stage

Located 6th & Main
Wednesday, August 23rd
6:00pm – 7:30pm……………….Billy Lurken
7:30pm – 8:00 pm……………The Cornelius
Corn Eating Contest
8:00pm – 10:00pm……….…….Billy Lurken

Thursday, August 24th
8:00 pm – 11:00pm……………….Judd Hoos

Friday, August 25th
4:00pm – 5:00pm……………………Lisa Laird
5:30pm – 8:00pm…………….Starfire Band

Saturday, August 26th
Noon – 1:00pm……………….Twisted Chick
1:00pm – 2:00pm………………….Phil Baker
2:00pm – 3:00pm……………Ultimate Kicks
3:00pm – 4:00pm………………….Phil Baker

Sunday, August 27th
Noon – 3:00pm…………………..Nearly Wild

Showcase Your Creativity

Showcase your creativity at this year’s Corn Palace festival. You can bake a cake, color or create a picture, show off your homegrown produce, design a flower arrangement or make one of the many other options.

Categories include: Art, Crafts and Photography, Foods, Horticulture/Agriculture, Floriculture, and Culinary.

For entry information, visit www.cornpalace.com or call the Corn Palace Box Office at 605.995.8430

Your Passport to FUN

Unlimited Ride Passport
(Valid Festival Week)
Get your passport at the following locations:

The Corn Palace Box Office – $49
11am-6pm
August 15-17

OR

Goldstar Ticket Booth – $54
(Located on 3rd & Main)
During Festival

Dakota Discovery Museum to Host Fourth of July Event

The Dakota Discovery Museum will be the site of good fun and music during their Independence Day Celebration on July 4 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Guests will enjoy flavorful ice cream, watermelon and lemonade while listening to the Country and Patriotic tunes of Uncle Roy and Friends, led by Roy King of Armour.  Kids of all ages can take part in fun activities.

Bring your family, set up your lawn chairs or spread out your quilt and relax on the Fourth while you savor the flavor of a unique celebration!  The entertainment is free to the public and is sponsored by Jack’s Sinclair, J-Mart Sinclair and All Star Sinclair Convenience stations.

Admission to the event and museum is FREE. Donations are welcomed to help support the exhibits and programs of the museum. The event will be held at the Dakota Discovery Museum on the Dakota Wesleyan University campus, 1300 McGovern Ave. Mitchell, SD. For more information call 605-996-2122 or visit www.dakotadiscovery.com.

Dakota Discovery Museum
Lori Holmberg, Executive Director

PO Box 1071
1300 McGovern Ave.
Mitchell, SD  57301
605-996-2122