Oakley Corn Festival & Kansas State Cornhusking Contest

October 9, 2015 to October 10, 2015


Celebrating Kansas farm history, the Oakley Corn Festival and Kansas State Cornhusking Contest offers an abundance of fun activities for the entire family. General admission is free, and most events take place at the Buffalo Bill Cultural Center in Oakley, Kansas. Read the full story here.

Schedule of Events

Friday, Oct. 9

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
VIP Corn Cook-Off, Center Avenue (Oakley) 

3 – 5 p.m.
Cornhusking Contest Registration and Welcome 

4 – 6 p.m.
Novice Husker Training 

Saturday, Oct. 10

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cornhusking Contest 

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rural Life Demonstration Vendor Fair, including live demonstrations on rope making, wheat weaving, crocheting, homemade ice cream and more, plus antique tractors on display 

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Girls’ Day Out Craft Show and Open House, Logan County 4-H Building and Dick Farmer Arena 

Noon – 2:30 p.m.
Pumpkin Carving/ Decorating Contest 

1:30 p.m.
Corn Ear Throwing Contest 

2:30 p.m.
Corn Pile Money Hunt 

6 p.m.
Husker Banquet and Awards 


For more information on the Kansas State Cornhusking Contest, including the rules and supporting events, contact: 

Oakley Area Chamber of Commerce 

Buffalo Bill Cultural Center