Sac City, Iowa: World's Largest Popcorn Ball

The current champion is the third in what we hope is a never-ending series of ever-bigger Sac City popcorn balls. An even bigger popcorn ball was built at the Indiana State Fair in 2013, but it was destroyed for livestock feed.
Address:
1325 W. Main St., Sac City, IA
Directions:
On the west side of town, on the south side of US Hwy 20/Main St., just west of 13th St., displayed in its own custom shed.
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
Save to My Sights
Sac City, Iowa - Popcorn Ball Supremacy
World's Largest Popcorn Ball: Sac City, Iowa, makes its mark as home of the World's Largest Popcorn Ball, a title the town lost for a time, but have snatched back with a new, super-sticky corn boulder. [03/03/2009] Complete Story...

Visitor Tips and News About World's Largest Popcorn Ball

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Popcorn Ball

Saw the Worlds largest Popcorn Ball. It was re-made in February 2009. It took 253 volunteers, 12 hours and 40 minutes to make this ball. It took 900 lbs. of popcorn, 2700 lbs of sugar, and 1400 lbs of syrup to make this. According to the sign it weighs 5000 lbs. Quite a sight inside the building showroom on main street.

[Tom Roberts, 10/09/2009]
3,100 lb. popcorn ball in its protective shed. World's Largest Popcorn Ball

World's Largest Popcorn Ball is housed in a shed along Main St. in Sac City.

[matt, 07/24/2007]

July 2007: The ball was made by 40 volunteers at the Noble Popcorn Farm in 2004. We don't know the purpose of the giant can of Coke, except perhaps to wash it down....

World's Largest Popcorn Ball

The World's Largest Popcorn Ball is located in the home of Noble Popcorn, Sac City, Iowa. It was created by the townspeople and has made it into the Guiness Book of World Records.

[Lynne Wilson, 09/14/2005]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the US and Canada are our special obsession. Start here.
Use RoadsideAmerica.com's Attraction Maps to plan your next road trip.

April 23, 2014

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Iowa Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

1964-65 New York World's Fair Attractions, Queens, New York (Apr 21-27, 2014)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Sac City, Iowa

Nightly rates found:

Book Online Now