2020 Oakley Corn Festival 
Accepting Sponsorship – Download the Sponsorship Invitation
Food, Crafts and Goods Vendors – reserve your space now –
Download the Vendor Registration  (no multi-level marketing please)

 The 2020 festival is the third weekend in October and includes Saturday night entertainment and the Sunday National Cornhusking Championship!

Friday, October 16th

11:00 am – 1:00 pm – Oakley Hometown Corn Cook-Off – Sponsored by Oakley Chamber of Commerce

3:00–5:00 pm—Kansas State Contest Registration & Reception at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center.  Husker training for novice huskers available.

Kansas State Cornhusking Contest Registration: Fee $35 – Includes lunch and 1 banquet ticket.  Never husked – no problem – learn to husk and enter the Novice group and have fun! Download the KS State Husker 2020 KS State registration form

4:00-6:00 pm —Husking training & practice  available in the field for novice huskers and contestants

Saturday, October 17th @The Buffalo Bill Cultural Center

8:00 am — Kansas State Contest Registration 

8:30 am – 9:00 am —  National Anthem & Kansas State Cornhusking Contest begins 

9:00 am – 4:00 pm — Festival Activities 

Friday – Inside Activities 

9:00 am–2:30 pm— Kids Corn Art Contest 

Kids Corn Art Contest*Corn Art Contest Rules:  Kids 5-12.  Decorating must be done at the contest between 9:00 am and 2:30 pm.  All decorating supplies are provided.    Entry $5.00.  Cash prizes awarded for the winner in each age group.  
3:00 pm— Corn Art Contest Judging & Awards – Kids take home your art!                                       

Movie will show throughout the day:  When Farmers Were Heros – 27 minute documentary that tells the origin of corn husking contests, their rapid growth, and those who participated.

10 am – 2 pm – Other Activities for the Kids –  Activities will be posted by July 1, 2020

Outside Activities 
Corn Toss

9:00 am – 4:00 pm – Kansas State Cornhusking Contest

wagon ridesHorse Wagon Rides throughout the day   

corn pile money dig

Noon – 2:30 pm – Corn Ear Throwing Contest (kids and adults)                     
3:00 pm – Corn Money Pile Dig for Kids 


Corn Maze open all day
Kids and the Corn Maze

ice cream making

   John Anderson’s homemade old engine driven ice cream! 



Virtual Reality Roller Coaster 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – VR In-Motion
Virtual Reality Roller Coaster Rides $5



Main Tent – Saturday

For Kids:  Face Painting, Rope making                                             
Craft  & food vendors –  posted by Aug 1, 2020

Food Vendors – Outside – posted by Aug 1, 2020

Saturday 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm  Banquet at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center Peterson Farm Brothers Weaver's BBQ

Open to Public -Social Hour, Cash Bar, Dinner by Weavers BBQ & Entertainment by The Peterson Farm Brothers.  Tickets $35 – On sale September 1st – call 785-671-1000.

Sunday, October 18th @The Buffalo Bill Cultural Center

7:00 am – 8:00 am — National Contest Registration 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm – National Cornhusking Contest

Outside Activities (more details to follow)

Horse Wagon Rides throughout the day

Inside Activities (details to follow)

 Thank You to Our Sponsors! 

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