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Cokato Corn Carnival

Since 1950, the Cokato Corn Carnival has provided fun and entertainment for the entire family.

The 67th Annual Cokato Corn Carnival will be August 8-9-10, 2016. Mark your calendars now!



Thanks to everyone who made this year’s carnival another tremendous success.  Hope to see all of you again next summer!


The car drawing for this year is a 2016 Chevrolet Trax. Tickets available at Cokato Motor Sales, Cokato City Hall, or any member of the Cokato Fire Department.

Parade entry forms for 2016 are now on the Parade page.

Updated Schedule of Events.

Full 2016 carnival poster in pdf format.


  • Queen – Molly Pettit
  • Princess – Morgan Berg

General Information

• Cokato Chamber of Commerce: 320-286-5505;

Louann Worden or Dorene Erickson

Email: Cokato Chamber Executive Secretary

Parade Information

• Kiddie Parade – Jane Ryan. Home: 320-286-2804; e-mail:

• Main Parade – Mark Peterson. Cell: 612-720-3111; e-mail:

• Click here for complete Parade Information.


Royalty Information

• General Questions – Cokato City Hall, 320-286-5505

• Royalty Committee Chair – Annette Bohnsack, Email

For a complete list of past Miss Cokato’s, click here.

Vendor Information

The policy of the Cokato Corn Carnival is that only local non-profit or charitable groups are allowed to rent space in the park for vending purposes.

The city of Cokato does not allow vendors to set up on any city street adjacent to or near the carnival.

All contracted vendors must possess proof of non-profit or charity status and have a valid insurance certificate.

Stands serving food must pass all requisite health and safety inspections and pay an electrical inspection fee.

Due to limited space in the park, there are NO OPENINGS for additional vending spots at this time.

Those with questions must contact Carnival Chair Dorene Erickson –