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2018 new foods grab eyes and stomachs of Fairgoers

Fairgoers to the 2018 Clay County Fair will have more than 30 new foods to try during their visit Sept. 8-16, including five that have been named as finalists for the third edition of the “The World’s Greatest County Fair Food” Contest. “Fantastic food is a highlight for many fairgoers,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. … Read more2018 new foods grab eyes and stomachs of Fairgoers

PRCA Rodeo to headline Outdoor Arena events

An evening of PRCA Rodeo, as well as many other equine events, will be the featured attractions at the Outdoor Arena during the 2018 Clay County Fair, Sept. 8-16. “Due to a last minute change in the PRCA’s scheduling, we are fortunate to be able to bring in a night of top-notch rodeo action,” said … Read morePRCA Rodeo to headline Outdoor Arena events

Floriculture Department rooted in tradition at Clay County Fair

The tradition continues at the Clay County Fair with the Creative Living Center being a location that hosts local art, culinary creations, floral designs, and different demonstrations, Sept. 8-16. A portion of that blue ribbon tradition is the Floriculture department, which catches fairgoer’s attention with roses, gladioli, dahlias, annuals, perennials, container-grown plants, trees and shrubs … Read moreFloriculture Department rooted in tradition at Clay County Fair

Tradition with fun interactions on Farmers Bank Stage

The Farmers Bank Stage will bring six different acts to the nine-day Clay County Fair, Sept. 8-16. This is just a portion of the $180,000.00 of free entertainment that will be offered to fairgoers. “From comedy to Dixieland jazz to music from the past 60 years, the Farmers Bank Stage will have something for everyone,” … Read moreTradition with fun interactions on Farmers Bank Stage

Special Day highlights for the 2018 Clay County Fair

No matter who you are, there is something for everyone at the 2018 Clay County Fair, Sept. 8-16. “Each day the Fair is chock full of activities for all ages,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons.  “However, some activities are scheduled on a special day, which makes each day at the Fair a very unique experience.” … Read moreSpecial Day highlights for the 2018 Clay County Fair

Tradition with a new twist to be featured on the Northwest Bank Stage

The Northwest Bank Stage will feature six different quality acts at the nine-day Clay County Fair, Sept. 8-16. This is just a portion of the $180,000 in free entertainment offered to fairgoers. While the schedule and variety of acts (three new acts and three returning favorites) is a fair tradition, the location of the Northwest … Read moreTradition with a new twist to be featured on the Northwest Bank Stage

Red, white, dark or light exhibits take on the 2018 Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair Home Wine and Craft Beer Department is excited for another year of exhibits in the Creative Living Center. With a successful first year, the craft beer division will return with new additions. With the two new classes to the craft beer division – ale and specialty – there are now a … Read moreRed, white, dark or light exhibits take on the 2018 Clay County Fair

Make plans now to attend the 2018 Clay County Fair and save big with deals

Fairgoers have the opportunity to save big through several pre-Fair deals as they make plans to attend the Clay County Fair, Sept. 8-16. Advance adult gate admission tickets are available for $7, saving attendees $3 before the gates open on Sept. 8. Tickets can be purchased online at www.midwestix.com, at the Events Center Box Office, by phone … Read moreMake plans now to attend the 2018 Clay County Fair and save big with deals

Blue-ribbon creations at the Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair Textiles, Crafts, and Arts Department will again showcase blue ribbon creativity in the Creative Living Center at the 2018 Fair, Sept 8-16. “We always look forward to the wide variety of exhibits brought to the fair, whether these projects are quilts or blown glass,” said Superintendent Terri Chalstrom. “There is always … Read moreBlue-ribbon creations at the Clay County Fair

Clay County Fair’s 2018 Free Entertainment Lineup Announced

Alligators, Elvis, bucking bulls, lumber jills, and roving circus stars are just a few examples of the more than 400 shows and $200,000 in entertainment that will be offered FREE to fairgoers during the 2018 Clay County Fair, September 8-16. “Our goal each year is to provide unique, fun entertainment that will appeal to all … Read moreClay County Fair’s 2018 Free Entertainment Lineup Announced