67th Annual Mendota Sweet Corn Festival This Weekend

Last Updated on August 7th, 2014

Written by Paul Bomleny

Mendota’s 67th annual Sweet Corn Festival kicks off its 4-day run today. The carnival midway and food booths open at 6 this evening. Tomorrow, the carnival opens at noon and the festival queen pageant is at 7:30. A beer garden runs from 7:30 to midnight featuring the band “Snapshot”. Of course, this weekend’s main attraction is the tons of free, hot, buttered Del Monte sweet corn.  Chuck O’Brien and Bernadine Van Hyfte will be broadcasting on-location from the festival Saturday afternoon from 1 to 3 on Z98. Mendota’s Sweet Corn Festival continues through Sunday. More information is available online at