Make plans now to attend the 2023 Clay County Fair and save big with deals
Spencer, Iowa — Fairgoers have the opportunity to save big through several pre-Fair deals as they make plans to attend the Clay County Fair powered by SMU, Sept. 9-17.
“Taking advantage of these pre-Fair sales is a great way to save some money on the tons of fun that the Fair has to offer,” said Fair Manager Jerome Hertel.
Advance adult gate admission tickets (valid from 7:00am-7:30pm every day of the Fair) are available for $8, saving attendees $2 before the gates open on Sept. 9. Tickets can be purchased online at claycountyfair.com, at the Events Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm), by phone at (515) 244-2771, or at over 75 different locations throughout northwest Iowa and southern Minnesota.
“We are excited to be partnering with the local businesses to sell these tickets,” said Hertel. A list of participating businesses can be found at claycountyfair.com.
Again in 2023, all fairgoers can participate in Spencer Chamber Nights at the Fair, which is free admission after 7:30pm every night of the Fair.
Advance carnival wristbands for the GoldStar Amusements Midway are available online at claycountyfair.com, at the Events Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm), by phone at (515) 244-2771, or at 12 different Godfather’s Pizza locations in Iowa and Minnesota. All-Day wristbands are valid for unlimited rides all day on Saturdays, Sundays, or Y100 Kids Day (Friday, Sept. 15) for $25 in advance, saving $5 with purchase. VIP wristbands are valid for unlimited rides all nine days of the Fair. These wristbands are $55 in advance, saving amusement goers $5 when purchased in advance.
Plan your Fair food menu in advance – and leave the money at home! Fair Food Bucks work just like cash or credit card. Each food “buck” is good for $1 toward a food and/or beverage purchases at the 2023 Fair, except at the GoldStar Amusements midway. Food Bucks must be purchased in $20 increments (you will receive a sheet of 20 – $1 coupons). Food Bucks can be purchased at the Events Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm), online at claycountyfair.com, or by phone at (515) 244-2771. Good any Fair day; no exchanges, refunds, or cash value. Clay County Fair is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.
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 powered by SMU. Known as “The World’s Greatest County Fair” since 1917, the Clay County Fair attracts more than 300,000 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 claycountyfair.com