We have seen multiple cancellations from festivals, fairs, and events all over Iowa for the 2020 season, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Another Iowa favorite has announced that it will be canceled this year.

On Sunday St. Jude Sweet Corn Festival stated,

After careful consideration and consultation with St. Jude Church and Sweet Corn Festival leadership, we regretfully inform you the traditional Sweet Corn Festival scheduled for August 7-9, 2020, will be cancelled for this year. We thank all our volunteers and patrons who have supported us for 45 years. Please keep an eye on our website, www.judesweetcornfest.com, Facebook, and Instagram pages for updates. We look forward to the 2021 Sweet Corn Festival on August 13-15.

Until then, let us pray and support with charity all who are afflicted with the coronavirus, medical professionals who care for the sick, and those whose lives are impacted by the coronavirus. May those who have died rest in eternal peace, and may their loved ones be comforted."

Many were sad to see this, but were very understanding. Some even asking if they could do drive up sweet corn, and raffles, but nothing has been confirmed at this time.

More information about this can be found here. 

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