Since Kool-Aid Days began in 1998, the hub of the action has been the World’s Largest Kool-Aid Stand.


Location: Downtown Hastings by City Auditorium / Brickyard Park
Event Day: Saturday during Kool-Aid Days
Event Time: 10 AM – 4:00 PM / 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location: Lake Hastings
Event Day: Sunday during Kool-Aid Days
Event Time: 12 PM – 3:00 PM 

Buy a commemorative mug and drink as much as Kool-Aid as you want all weekend. Mug prices are as follows:


  • $2 for Kollectible Mug
  • $4 for color-changing Kollectible Mug
  • $5 for children’s Sippy Cups

The World’s Largest Kool-Aid Stand will be open from 10 AM to 4:00 PM downtown during the Kool-Aid Days festival and from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Brickyard Yard Park.


We’ll be serving 20 flavors downtown on Saturday of the festival, with 2 sugar free flavors available at all times. A sampling of flavors will be offered during the concert. On Sunday, six Kool-Aid flavors will be available at the site of the Kardboard Boat Races, so bring your mug or purchase one at the lake.