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  • Join us August 11th, 2018 at 8:00 AM for an electrifying race and family friendly street festival.

    The race takes place on the scenic brick streets in Adel along the parade route in front of hundreds of spectators. It is exciting to watch the streets come alive as the community celebrates a small town Iowa festival.
    After the Adel Sweet Corn Festival 5K run, stick around for one of Iowa’s largest parades. Then, head to Adel’s town square for free delicious Deardorf Sweet Corn. The festival is complete with fantastic food vendors and live entertainment for the entire family. 
    On-site registration – August 10th and 11th -- $35.00, Cash or check only.

           Race starts at 8:00 am

    • Click HERE to Register


  • JOIN the Adel Partners Chamber today, and get connected to our great community and its businesses.   You will not only be investing in events, programs and services that the Chamber offers, but you will also be investing in your own personal and business development.

  • AUGUST 11, 2018

    The 39th annual Sweet Corn Festival is one of the best festivals in Iowa.   Over 6 ton of FREE  sweet corn is purchased,cleaned, cooked and served starting at 11AM.  Before the free corn you may participate in the Sweet Corn 5K run at 8AM,  and enjoy the largest parade in Dallas County starting at 9:30AM.   The parade goes from 18th Street down Main Street to 11th Street.  No early registration for the parade. Click HERE for parade details.  Enjoy live entertainment all day starting at 11:30am with Ctrl C and The Chautaugua Road Band in the evening Street Party. Craft, art and food vendors are located around the historic square.  

    Princess Contest is Friday, August 10, 2018,  Click Here for Princess Registration Form


  • Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce

  • With our small town vibe and proximity to Des Moines Metro, Adel is a vibrant, charming, and thriving place to live, work and play. There’s ample recreational opportunities from our great City Parks, Dallas County Fairgrounds, and location on both the Raccoon River and the Raccoon River Valley Trail.  Adel offers a great mix of culture and history, being the birthplace of Nile Kinnick, Dallas County Seat, and the long-standing brickyard, brick structures and brick streets.  You will find excellent public schools, comfortable neighborhoods, and a highly educated population in the Adel Community.

    Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce is here to assist you.  Our programs and activities include business referrals, economic development, networking activities, business recruitment and development, along with educational programs for our members.  The Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce has various community events that increase the quality of life, foster local economic development, and preserve the rich heritage of the Adel area.  


  • Mark Your Calendars

  • Culture & Recreation

    Adel offers something for everyone; from its rich history as the Dallas County Seat, being Heisman Trophy winner, Nile Kinnick’s birthplace, to serving as host along the growingly popular Raccoon River Valley Trail and its events.  

  • City of Adel

    Established in 1847, Adel is a thriving community.  Over 4000 people call Adel “home” and within the past 5 years, 251 families have invested in the building their homes in Adel. 



  • ADM Schools

    The ADM School system is one of the top ranked schools in Iowa and serves over 1600 students.  Our school system is one of the driving forces for new families deciding to make their home here in Adel.