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New Competitions added to 2018 Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair announces nineteen new contests for the 2018 Clay County Fair. Whether you are baker, a tinkerer, a photographer, or an at-home brewer, there is something for everyone to get involved in at this year’s Fair, September 8-16. “The Fair is a showcase for everyone,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. “And that … Read moreNew Competitions added to 2018 Clay County Fair

Dirt Events take center stage at 2018 Clay County Fair

The Sleep Number Grandstand will showcase five separate dirt events during the nine days of the 2018 Clay County Fair, September 8-16. A long-standing Fair tradition, Chuckwagon Races will kick off dirt events Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9 at noon on both days. Adult general admission tickets are $15 and child general admission … Read moreDirt Events take center stage at 2018 Clay County Fair

Sesame Street Live to take the stage at 2018 Fair

The Clay County Fair announces that “Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration” will be a part of the SRG Concert Series in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2018 Clay County Fair on Saturday, September 15 at 3:30pm and 7:30pm. An interactive stage production inspired by the iconic, Emmy award-winning television program Sesame Street, … Read moreSesame Street Live to take the stage at 2018 Fair

Oak Ridge Boys return to Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair announces that The Oak Ridge Boys with special guest Jimmy Fortune will perform as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2018 Clay County Fair on Monday, Sept. 10 at 7:30pm. One of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry, the four-part … Read moreOak Ridge Boys return to Clay County Fair

Blood, Sweat & Tears to close out 2018 Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair announces that Blood, Sweat & Tears with special guest Journey former lead vocalist Steve Augeri will perform as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2018 Clay County Fair on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 6:30pm. It’s been more than four decades since drummer/producer Bobby Colomby … Read moreBlood, Sweat & Tears to close out 2018 Clay County Fair

Lee Brice to open 2018 Fair

The Clay County Fair announces that Lee Brice will perform as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Grandstand at the 2018 Clay County Fair on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7:30pm. Two time CMA/ACM/Grammy Song of the Year nominee Lee Brice will take listeners to church, school, home and out on a Saturday night. Brice’s wide range of … Read moreLee Brice to open 2018 Fair

Fair Association plans $600,000 in improvements for 2018

Spencer, Iowa —The Clay County Fair & Events Center will look a little different after $600,000 worth of capital improvement projects are completed prior to the 2018 Fair, September 8-16. Highlighting the list of projects will be the construction of a new Grandpa’s Barn. This 6,000 square-foot facility will almost double the space of the … Read moreFair Association plans $600,000 in improvements for 2018

8th Annual Family Fest to be held on Saturday, March 3

The Clay County Fair & Events Center and Positively Spencer Youth will host the 8th Annual Family Fest at the Clay County Regional Events Center on Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Family Fest is free for all to attend and is open to the public. Families can enjoy activities for all ages and … Read more8th Annual Family Fest to be held on Saturday, March 3

Tesla set to rock Clay County Fair September 9

Spencer, Iowa —The Clay County Fair announces that Tesla will perform as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Grandstand at the 2018 Clay County Fair on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 7:30pm. Over the course of their thirty-year career, the critically acclaimed iconic hard rock quintet, Tesla, has sold more than 25 million albums … Read moreTesla set to rock Clay County Fair September 9

Lauren Daigle to perform at the 2018 Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The Clay County Fair announces that Lauren Daigle with special guest Zach Williams will perform as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Grandstand at the 2018 Clay County Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7:30pm. In a short time, Lauren Daigle has made an impressive mark on the Christian music … Read moreLauren Daigle to perform at the 2018 Clay County Fair