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ST. JUDE SWEET CORN FESTIVAL
AUG 11-13, 2023

Join us for the 48th Annual Sweet Corn Festival

 We are thrilled to have you be a part of our St. Jude tradition. 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!

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Come Visit

Fri: 5pm - 11pm

Sat: 11am - 11pm

Sun: 12pm - 6pm

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INFORMATION

2023 CASH RAFFLE WINNERS

Thank you to everyone who purchased a ticket for our cash raffle.  With their permission here are our cash raffle winners:

$20,000    Diane Zinkula

10-$1,000 winners: Maddie Young, Anne Heying, Teri Brickley, Neil Dow, Chris Bemer, Hermann, Michelle Gansen, Patrick, Gary Roling, and Christine Juma.

Congratulations everyone!
 

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 3pm on Aug 13th 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.

ADMISSION CHARGE-2023

$5 daily admission fee for ages 11-59--see below on how to get FREE admission! 

10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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:

  • Friday: 5pm-10:30pm

  • Saturday: 12pm-10:30pm

  • Sunday: 12pm-6pm

IMPORTANT SECURITY DETAILS 

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 Backpacks

  • No Weapons

  • No Bikes

  • No Scooters

  • No Smoking

  • No Pets (Service Animals Allowed)

  • No Coolers

  • No Skateboards

  • 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult

ABOUT US

Making Life Fun

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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.

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