Dassel-Cokato Community Guide 2018 - Page 51

The Annual Miss Cokato coronation ceremony is widely attended, and is complete with elegant dresses, fun dances, and heart- felt speeches. File photo Cokato Corn Carnival Every year in the second week of August August, thousands of people gather for what feels like a traditional carnival of the past, enjoying enjoy ing al all l that the Cokato Corn Carnival has to offer. Included ncluded in the three-day event are two days of endless sweet corn. The 69th annual Cokato Corn Ca Carnival will take place Aug. g. 13-15, 2018. There will be a kiddie parade beginning at 6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 13, followed immediately by the main parade. Several thousand ears of buttery, salty corn-on-the-cob will be served in Peterson Park from 4 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday. The best part – the corn is free Tuesday and Wednesday. Corn is not served Monday evening. Those who purchase p urchase a button are entered into in to a cash c drawing a awing . Other highlights include the Miss Cokato coronation, cor onation, corn bingo, Mi bingo Midway dway d way rides, and p lenty of food vendors ndors to choose from. ������������� ������ ������� ������������ ������������������� The events vents taking place this year include: in clude: • Kiddie parade – participation treat will be given to all who enter. • Main parade. • Food stands, carnival rides and Midway by Stipe Shows Shows. • Entertainment in Peterson Park; musical group Holy Rocka Rollaz. • Friends of Cokato Area Library book sale. • Annual Miss Cokato coronation, main stage stage, , Tuesday evening. ����������������������������������� �������������������� ����������� �������������� ���������������������� ����������������������������� Offi cial Guide to Dassel-Cokato 2018-19 51