Saturday, Sept. 9


Fairgoers have the opportunity to get an up-close and personal look at a large basket truck and meet their local co-op representatives in Central Park.

sponsored by Dish Network 

Meet me at the grandstand...

Parmalee with Special Guest Thompson Square


with Special Guest Thompson Square
7:30 pm

Followed by J & M Fireworks Spectacular presented by Farmers Bank

Meet me at the barns...

NEW Coop Indoor Arena
7:30a 4-H/FFA County & District Breeding and Prospect Heifer Show; County & District Beef Showmanship
Open Class Prospect Heifer Show (immediately following 4-H/FFA)
5p 4-H/FFA Junior Feeder Show 

Ag State Livestock Pavilion
9a Open Class Swine Show: Spotted, Yorkshire, Berkshire, Duroc, Hampshire, Poland China, AOB, Showmanship, Youth Purebred Mkt Hogs, Overall Barrow 

Outdoor Arena
10a Open Class Horse Show: Pony Halter, Showmanship, Paint, Appaloosa, Quarter Horse, Pee Wee, Costume
6p Open Class Horse Show: Performance, Barrels 

Farm Nutrients Small Animal Barn
9a 4-H/FFA Rooster Crowing Contest
Noon 4-H/FFA Poultry Show: Hy-Line Layers,
Broilers, Large Birds, Costume Show
5p 4-H/FFA Fun with Feathers 

4-H Building
11a 4-H District Working Exhibits
1p 4-H District Working Exhibits
1p 4-H District Fashion Show Session I
3p 4-H District Fashion Show Session II 

Meet me at the Paid Attractions

Crossfire Rodeo Mechanical Bull
Gunner’s Paintball Blast
Knights of Columbus Bingo
Caricatures by Rex
Up North Photo

Meet me at the fair...

9a-3p Iowa Lakes Electric Cooperative Day - Central Park 

9a-8p Buildings Open 

10a-8p Food Vendors Open (hours may vary before/after) 

10a Midway Opens (All-day wristband $30) 

11a-7:30p Coke Refreshment Tent 

1p-7:30p Tasting Room at the BARn 

2:30p Iowa vs Iowa State Watch Party - DISH Plaza 

2:30p World’s Greatest County Fair Food Contest - Central Park
Sponsored by Farmers Saving Bank 

Meet me at the free stages...

Good Health Saunas Discovery Stage
10a, 12p, 2p, 4p Awesome Ag Magic Show 

Farmers Bank Stage
10a, 1p, 4p Lizzy the Dream Girl (comedy/hypnotist)
11:30a, 2:30p, 5:30p The Sidekicks (hits you know) 

Northwest Bank Stage
10:30a, 1:30p, 4:30p Jared Sherlock (comedy/magic)
12p, 3p, 6p The Britins (Beatles tribute)

Strolling/Grounds Acts
10a, 12p, 2p, 4p Farmer Bob
10:45a, 1:45p, 4:45p Bruno’s Tiger Show - south of Farmer’s Bank Stage - Sponsored by Bath Fitter
11a, 1p Rembrandt Leather Featuring Dick Bennet - North of Depot
11a, 1p, 3p, 5p The Bubbler
11:30a, 2:30p, 5:30p The Ice Cream Show (comedy)
1p, 3:30p, 6p Rock-it The Robot
2p, 4p, 6p Phil Baker (children’s music) 

Farmers Savings Bank Stage - Creative Living Center
8a Open Class Baked Goods Judging
1p Open Class Junior Baked Goods Judging 

Meet me with your Shopping Bag

Outdoor Farm Machinery & Ag Equipment Exhibits sponsored by Rosenboom (9:00am-6:00pm)

Commercial Exhibits Building, Varied Industries Building, Grandstand & Annex, Black Hills Energy Events Center Arena, Photography Center, & Tower Gate Pavilion (9:00am-8:00pm)

Clay County Fair Official Souvenir Stand (9:00am-8:00pm)

Meet me at the Corndog Stand

Food Vendors (10:00am-8:00pm)
May vary before/after hours

Coke Refreshment Tent (11:00am-7:30pm)

Tasting Room at the BARn (1:00pm-7:30pm)

Meet me at the Free Attractions

Arts On Grand @ the Fair (9:00am-8:00pm)
Boy Scout Experience(10:00am-5:00pm)
Clay County Fair Museum (9:00am-8:00pm)
Dairy Experience sponsored by Midwest Dairy (9:00am-6:00pm)
Fair to Fork Market (9:00am-7:00pm)
Grandpa’s Barn (9:00am-8:00pm)
Iowa Great Lakes Antique Automobile Club (9:00am-8:00pm)
Northwest Iowa Classic Tractors (9:00am-6:00pm)
Rembrandt Leather Featuring Dick Bennett (10:00am-7:00pm)
Sundholm Environmental Education Center (9:00am-6:00pm)
Smoky Mountain Central Railroad (9:00am-8:00pm)
Tiny Town sponsored by Summit Carbon Solutions (9:00am-8:00pm)

Guest Services

  • ATMs - See fair map
  • Courtesy Carts sponsored by Superior Sleep - Gate G
  • Disability Assistance Patrol (DAP) carts - Around the Fair
  • First Aid/Mother’s Lounge (Nursing & Infant Care) - Family Place
  • Cellphone Charging sponsored by SRG- Event Center Lobby
  • Information Booths sponsored by Superior Sleep - See fair map
  • Lost Person / Lost & Found / Chaplain Services - Security Office (West End of Grandstand)
  • On Ground Shuttle  Service provided by Royal & Peterson Lions Clubs - $1/ride or $2/day
  • Ponchos / Diapers / Batteries / Sundry Items - Johnson Grocery (south of Tower Gate Pavilion)
  • Scooter, Wheelchair, and Wagon Rentals provided by Home Town Mobility - Gate A & Gate G
  • Sensory Room sponsored by Spencer Hospital and Spencer Regional Healthcare Foundation - Family Place
  • Sunscreen sponsored by Spencer Hospital- Grandpa’s Barn