Clay County Fair’s 2018 Free Entertainment Lineup Announced

Alligators, Elvis, bucking bulls, lumber jills, and roving circus stars are just a few examples of the more than 400 shows and $200,000 in entertainment that will be offered FREE to fairgoers during the 2018 Clay County Fair, September 8-16.

“Our goal each year is to provide unique, fun entertainment that will appeal to all ages,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. “We have definitely hit the mark this year with hundreds of performances that will be scattered all through the Fair.”

Below is a complete listing of acts, performance locations, and performance dates. Specific information on each act, as well as performance times, can be found at


Awesome Ag Magic Show – Sept. 8-16

Music Technology with Brent Daniels – Sept. 10-14



Hit Ticket (variety) – Sept. 8-10

Eric E. (variety) – Sept. 8-10

Barbary Coast Dixieland Band (Dixieland jazz) – Sept. 11-13

The Looney Lutherans (comedy) – Sept. 11-13

SongBlast (dueling guitars) – Sept. 14-16

Coyote Wild (country) – Sept. 14-16



Tim Harmston (comedian) – Sept. 8-10

Kazual (a capella) – Sept. 8-10

Scott Novotny (comedian) – Sept. 11-13

Becky Schlegel Trio (bluegrass/country) – Sept. 11-13

Jerry Frasier (comic magician) – Sept. 14-16

Forever Elvis: The Spirit Lives (Elvis tribute) – Sept. 14-16



Timber Tina’s “World Champion Lumberjills” – Sept. 8-16

Kachunga and the Alligator Show – Sept. 8-16



Farmer Bob – Sept. 8-16

Rock-it the Robot – Sept. 8-16

Allez-OOPS! – Sept. 8-16

Spoon Man – Sept. 8-16



Blue Ribbon Showcase (local entertainers) – Sept. 8-16



NBHA Barrel Racing – Sept. 8

CCF Bullriding Challenge – Sept. 9

Muttin’ Bustin’ – Sept. 14

Team Roping – Sept. 14

Cowboy Mounted Shooting – Sept. 14

Ranch Rodeo – Sept. 15



KICD Prices are Right – Sept. 9

Veterans Day Program – Sept. 10

Glenn Henriksen’s Salute to Veterans (Patriotic) – Sept. 10

Glenn Henriksen’s Salute to Seniors (Senior Day) – Sept. 11

Dollipops (Kids Day) – Sept. 14

Dr. Temple Grandin Presentation presented by Commstock – Sept. 15

Glenn Henriksen’s Gospel Celebration (Gospel) – Sept. 16



Chainsaw Artist Jeff Klatt – Sept. 8-16

Boy Scout Experience – Sept. 8-16

Art Barn – Sept. 8-16

Fair Museum – Sept. 8-16

50s & ’60s Classic Car Drive-in – Sept. 9

Pedal Pull – Sept. 14

Science Saturday – Sept. 15

About The Clay County Fair & Events Center Rooted in Tradition, the Clay County Fair and Events Center is a year-round facility that annually hosts more than 300 events, including its signature event, the Clay County Fair. Known as “The World’s Greatest County Fair” since 1917, the Clay County Fair attracts more than 325,000 guests each September for nine-days of world-class entertainment, competition, food, fun, and the largest farm machinery show at any fair in the United States. Additional information can be found at