News Releases

Foreigner Refund Information

September 9, 2019 Dear Foreigner Ticket Buyer: Saturday, Sept. 7 was a rare event at the Clay County Fair – a Grandstand concert cancellation. Due to muddy track conditions that affected stage placement and issues with the stage surface, Foreigner felt that the Grandstand stage was unsafe for the band and stage personnel. The Fair … Read moreForeigner Refund Information

2019 Fair new foods entice stomachs of Fairgoers

Fairgoers to the 2019 Clay County Fair will have 32 new foods to enjoy during their visit Sept. 7-15, including five that have been named as finalists for the fourth edition of the “The World’s Greatest County Fair Food” Contest. “In our visitor surveys, fairgoers tell us one of the top reasons they attend the Fair … Read more2019 Fair new foods entice stomachs of Fairgoers

CCF Bull Riding Challenge returns to Outdoor Arena at the Fair

An evening of bull riding, as well as many other equine events and Muttin’ Bustin’, will be the featured attractions at the Outdoor Arena during the 2019 Clay County Fair, Sept. 7-15. “The Outdoor Arena will be filled with entertainment for the entire family all day and into the evenings,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. … Read moreCCF Bull Riding Challenge returns to Outdoor Arena at the Fair

Numerous prizes to be given for blue ribbon cooking at the Clay County Fair

Thirty-two different sponsored items for blue ribbon winners and cash prizes are just some of the things waiting for you and your kitchen creations to win in the Oven Products Department at the 2019 Clay County Fair, Sept. 7-15. Besides classic categories like chocolate chip cookies, pies, and other baked goods, there are several other … Read moreNumerous prizes to be given for blue ribbon cooking at the Clay County Fair

Special Day highlights for the 2019 Clay County Fair

No matter who you are, there is something for everyone at the 2019 Clay County Fair, Sept. 7-15. “While every day at the Fair is full of fun activities, there are some activities that only happen once on a special day,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. “However, some activities are scheduled on a special day, which … Read moreSpecial Day highlights for the 2019 Clay County Fair

Education and Entertainment add to the Fair fun for all ages

Fun for everyone is always the focus at the Clay County Fair, September 7-15. The Clay County Fair will once again join Arts on Grand for fairgoers to enjoy fun activities and unique items at the Art Barn during the 2019 Fair. Fair attendees will be able to view working art demonstrations, participate in marking … Read moreEducation and Entertainment add to the Fair fun for all ages

Livestock entry deadline approaching for 2019 Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair open class livestock entry deadline is rapidly approaching. All livestock entries for beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep, and horses are due on Wednesday, August 15, whether this is online, in person, or via mail. Daily open class livestock shows are a highlight for many fairgoers with an expcted 500 exhibitors … Read moreLivestock entry deadline approaching for 2019 Clay County Fair

Enter Blue Ribbon Produce at the 2019 Clay County Fair

Gardeners are encouraged to enter their blue ribbon best in the Fields and Gardens Department at the 2019 Fair. One of the Fair’s original competitive departments, Fields and Gardens will yet again have another great year of showing. “Through the times of struggle with Mother Nature and all – we are still hopeful for a … Read moreEnter Blue Ribbon Produce at the 2019 Clay County Fair

Tradition and new entertainment to perform on Farmers Bank Stage

The Farmers Bank Stage will present six different acts at the nine-day Clay County Fair, Sept. 7-15. “The Farmers Bank Stage is a popular spot for many of our fairgoers because of its high-quality entertainment acts,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. “The tent in southwest corner of the fairgrounds will be the place to be again this year.” … Read moreTradition and new entertainment to perform on Farmers Bank Stage

Mannheim Steamroller on-sale announced

Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live at the Clay County Regional Events Center on Tuesday, November 19. Tickets for the event will go on sale July 26. “Attending Mannheim Steamroller at the Events Center is a tradition in northwest Iowa,” said Fair & … Read moreMannheim Steamroller on-sale announced