Art of the Que Cancelled Due to Severe Flooding in Spencer

Spencer, Iowa— After careful consideration, the Art of the Que event scheduled for Friday, June 28, and Saturday, June 29, has been canceled due to the recent flooding disaster in the Spencer community. The Clay County Fair & Event Center, Art of the Que Planning Committee, and Spencer Radio Group express their disappointment with this turn of events. However, these circumstances are beyond their control.

The safety and well-being of our community and participants are our top priorities. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.

We look forward to seeing everyone in 2025 for the next Art of the Que.

BBQ Teams, please contact Stacey Meyer, Event Services Director, at for any questions or further information.

Vendors, please contact the Spencer Radio Group at (712) 262-1240 for any questions or further information.

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 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