Clay County Fair & Events Center receives international recognition

Spencer, Iowa — “The World’s Greatest County Fair” lived up to its billing by winning ten awards – including a coveted “Best of Division” Award – during the International Association of…

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2022 Fair sets multiple records

Spencer, Iowa — Increased youth involvement, record fairgoer spending, added exhibitor participation, large crowds, and great weather propelled the 2022 Clay County Fair powered by SMU to new heights, September 10-18. “When…

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Fair announces safety and security changes

Spencer, Iowa – Keeping their safety and security in mind, fairgoers can expect several changes at the 2022 Clay County Fair powered by SMU, September 10-18. “For more than 100 years,…

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Twenty-eight new foods will entice stomachs at 2022 Fair

Spencer, Iowa — Fairgoers to the 2022 Clay County Fair powered by SMU will have 28 new foods to enjoy during their visit September 10-18, including five that have been named as finalists…

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The 2022 Fair continues its mission of Ag Education

Spencer, Iowa – Fairgoers can expect lots of opportunities to learn more about one of Iowa’s largest industries – agriculture – at the 2022 Clay County Fair powered by SMU, Sept.…

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New Vendors join to celebrate the Fair

Spencer, Iowa – There will be 66 new vendors joining the hundreds of returning favorite commercial exhibits and concessions at the 2022 Clay County Fair powered by SMU, September 10-18.…

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Celebrate and learn Hispanic and Native American cultures at the Fair

Spencer, Iowa – Hispanic and Native American cultures will be celebrated with their own special festivals in Central Park during the 2022 Clay County Fair powered by SMU. “One of the…

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Livestock entry deadline approaching quickly for 2022 Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The open class livestock entry deadline is rapidly approaching for the 2022 Clay County Fair powered by SMU, September 10-18. All entries for open class beef cattle, dairy…

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Goldstar Amusements returns to Fair with new remodels of classic rides

Spencer, Iowa – Goldstar Amusements returns for their 11th year at the Clay County Fair powered by SMU, September 10-18, with an addition of several newly remodeled rides. “We are fortunate…

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Discovery Stage & DIRECTV Midway Stage bring four great acts to the Fair

Spencer, Iowa — A science circus, fire tricks, and a magic show all about agriculture are just a few examples of the more than $180,000 in entertainment that will be offered…

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