Corn Palace


Small-town charm and family fun abound in the town of Mitchell, where locally owned shops, restaurants and attractions line the bustling Main Street.

See town’s top attraction, The World’s Only Corn Palace, a Moorish-style building with famous corn murals and events. Visit an active archeological site at Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village and learn about local history at the Dakota Discovery Museum and Carnegie Resource Center.

At Lake Mitchell, boat, fish or ride your bike along the lakefront trails. At night, watch a live show at the Mitchell Area Community Theatre or a movie under the stars at Starlite Drive-In Theatre.

Stop by the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village to discover the region's history.
Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Villag
Boaters on Lake Mitchell
Lake Mitchell
Mitchell has miles of bike trails for you to explore.
Mitchell Bike Trails

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The World’s Only Corn Palace hosts must-attend events each year. Celebrate the annual redecoration of this one-of-a-kind attraction at the Corn Palace Festivalwith carnival rides, food and retail vendors, musical entertainment and produce competitions. Take in all kinds of rodeo fun, from extreme bull riding and kids’ mutton bustin’ to a chili cook-off and themed parade, at the Corn Palace Stampede Rodeo. Cast your vote for the best hot wings in Mitchell at Wingapalooza, when local restaurants go head-to-head pitting their hot & flavored chicken wings against one another. Sample wings from each stop and help determine who has the best wings in town. The Outkasts Car Club Cruise-in and Hot Rod Show is a must for car lovers. See all kinds of unique & classic cars and hot rods on display at the show ‘n shine and parade.

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