News Releases

CLAY COUNTY FAIR RECOGNIZED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO IOWA’S $8.06 BILLION TOURISM INDUSTRY

In honor of National Travel and Tourism Week, the Iowa Tourism Office recently recognized the Clay County Fair for its contributions to the state’s $8.06 billion tourism industry. National Travel and Tourism Week (May 7-13), now in its 34th year, unites communities across the country to celebrate what travel means to employment, economic growth and … Read more

PARSONS RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FAIRS AND EXPOSITIONS CERTIFIED FAIR EXECUTIVE STATUS

Jeremy Parsons of the Clay County Fair in Spencer, Iowa, was honored at the 2017 Management Conference of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) as a recipient of the Certified Fair Executive (CFE) designation. The purposes of the CFE program are: a) to provide incentive for professional improvement in fair management; b) to … Read more

2017 Clay County Fair Queen Search Begins

Applications now being accepted for 2017 Clay County Fair Queen Contest Spencer, Iowa – The search is underway for candidates to compete for the title of 2017 Clay County Fair Queen. The winner, to be crowned Sunday, April 2, will reign over this year’s Clay County Fair and will also compete for the State Fair … Read more