A Sticky Saga: A History of Sac City’s World’s Largest Popcorn Ball

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When I compiled my list of Iowa’s “world’s largest” things, I strongly considered highlighting Sac City’s World’s Largest Popcorn Ball. But then I learned that the Iowa version lost its gigantic title to the Indiana State Fair in 2013, and while the reigning “world’s largest” ball no longer exists, I decided to go in a different direction.

That is, until I learned that the people of Sac City were coming together to build a new giant ball of popcorn—bigger than ever before—with the hopes being so colossal that no one will ever try to top it. In anticipation of the city’s next world record attempt on Saturday, June 18, I decided to delve a little deeper into the history of Sac City’s passion for popcorn.

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A Sticky Saga: A History of Sac City's World's Largest Popcorn Ball

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Comments (2)

So are you going to join them???

Unfortunately I’m going to be on the opposite side of the state for a wedding on Saturday, but we’re hoping to visit the completed popcorn ball on Sunday!

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