Cokato Corn Carnival 2012 Event Schedule

The 63rd Annual Cokato Corn Carnival in Cokato, MN will be held August 12-15, 2012.

Layout 1Sunday, August 12

7:00 p.m. - Ecumenical church service, Peterson Park.

Monday, August 13

4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Cokato Museum & Akerlund Studio open,, come see our current exhibit, “So Won’t You Smile for the Camera“.
6:00 p.m. – Kiddie Parade – Participation awards will be given to all who enter.
6:20 p.m. – Main parade, time approximate.
8:00 p.m. (or immediately following parade ending) – Entertainment by Jonathan Rundman, sponsored by the Cokato Ministerium.
Evening – Food stands, carnival rides and Midway open. Please note that there is no corn-on-the-cob served Monday evening.

Tuesday, August 14

9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Cokato Museum & Akerlund Studio open, come see our current exhibit, “So Won’t You Smile for the Camera
Noon (weather permitting) – Rides and Midway open.
Noon to 3:00 p.m. – Registration for children’s drawing (14 and younger), near the bingo stand.
2:00 to 6:00 p.m. – Friends of the Cokato Library, Annual Book Sale
3:15 p.m. – Children’s drawing, main stage. Must be present to win.
4:00-9:00 p.m. – Serving free corn-on-the-cob. (Donated by Faribault Foods)
8:00 p.m. – 65th Annual Miss Cokato Coronation.
10:00 p.m. – Cash prize drawing: FOUR $100 prizes.

Wednesday, August 15

9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. – Cokato Museum & Akerlund Studio open, come see our current exhibit, “So Won’t You Smile for the Camera
Noon (weather permitting) – Midway and carnival rides open.
Noon to 3:00 p.m. – Registration for children’s prize giveaway near the bingo stand.
2:00 to 6:00 p.m. - Friends of the Cokato Library, Annual Book Sale
3:15 p.m. – Children’s prize drawing, main stage. Must be present to win.
4:00-9:00 p.m. - Serving free corn-on-the-cob. (Donated by Faribault Foods)
7:00 p.m. - Entertainment by Mid Minnesota Concert Band, on the main stage. Join us in celebrating their 35th Anniversary!
8:00 p.m. – Entertainment by Divas Through the Decades on main stage.
10:00 p.m. - Drawing for the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze. For ticket information, contact Cokato Transportation, 320-286-5315.
10:00 p.m. – Cash Prize Drawing: $1000, $1500, $2500; (seven $50 alternate prizes also awarded)

CLICK HERE for the official 2012 Cokato Corn Carnival poster.

This schedule is tentative and subject to change.

For General Information
• Cokato City Hall: 320-286-5505;
Dorene Erickson or Louann Worden
Email: depclerk@cokato.mn.us

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