ST. JUDE SWEET CORN FESTIVAL
AUG 11-13, 2023
Planning for the 48th Annual Sweet Corn Festival is on its way. Thank you to all our volunteers and patrons who have supported us over the years. Continue to watch our website, Facebook and Instagram pages for the most current festival information.
If you have additional questions please contact the St Jude Church office at 319-390-3520.
50 Edgewood Rd NW, Cedar Rapids
Celebrating Since 1976. Thank you so much for your support!
HOURS OF OPERATION
Fri: 5pm - 11pm
Sat: 11am - 11pm
Sun: 12pm - 6pm
2023 CASH RAFFLE TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE IN MARCH 2023
Our $20,000 winner was Jim Niemann. Be ready to purchase your tickets from a St Jude parishioner or at the church office in March 2023.
A $10 raffle ticket will give you the chance to win the grand prize of $20,000 or 10-$1,000 prizes. If 6000 tickets are not sold by noon on Aug 14th the cash raffle will become a 50/50 raffle with only 1 winner. Stop by the cash raffle page to learn more.
CORN HUSKING - SAVE THE DATE
August 10, 2023 @9am
Join us on Thursday, August 10th at 9am on church grounds to husk and clean 18,000 ears of corn. No need to RSVP or call ahead. With plenty of work to do, just show up and jump in.
$5 daily admission fee for ages 11-59--see below on how to get FREE admission
The St. Jude Sweet Corn Festival will charge $5 daily admission for those ranging in ages from 11-59. With a paid admission on Friday or Saturday (and still wearing your wristband) you will get a FREE admission on Sunday. All bags brought onto the grounds will be subject to a bag check. All preregistered volunteers will receive free admission.
Debit/Credit Cards Accepted (fees will apply)
FREE PARKING AND FREE SHUTTLES
Parking is available on church grounds off the Edgewood Rd entrance and 1st Ave entrance.
Handicap Parking and motorcycle parking are available off the 1st Ave entrance.
Shuttles will run continuously out of the old K-Mart West Parking Lot now known as MidAmerican Aerospace. The parking lot is located at the intersection of Williams Boulevard SW and 16th Avenue SW. Shuttles may run later if necessary to get patrons back to their vehicles. Shuttle hours are as follows:
IMPORTANT SECURITY DETAILS - NEW THIS YEAR
Safety and Security is our #1 Priority
Members of the Sweet Corn Festival committee have partnered with the Cedar Rapids Police Department to help provide a safe environment for our community event.
All Patrons/Bags Subject to Search
The following are not allowed:
No Pets (Service Animals Allowed)
Making Life Fun
Since the beginning in 1976, St. Jude Sweet Corn Festival has been a top family event in Cedar Rapids. We offer guests of all ages the chance to enjoy our many entertainment services in a safe and fun-filled environment. At St. Jude Sweet Corn Festival, your satisfaction is our ultimate priority, and our goal is to make sure that you have the best time on your visit. Stop by and see what we have to offer.