News Releases

Town and Country Innovation celebrates fifth year in 2019

The Town and Country Innovation Show will celebrate its fifth year of competition at the 2019 Clay County Fair, Sept. 7-15. The Fair’s newest competitive department was started by Karen Schwaller of Milford, who got the idea from watching her family thumb through the “Successful Farming” magazine, specifically, watching them devour the page headlined as … Read more

Clay County Fair’s 2019 Free Entertainment Lineup Announced

Daredevil stunts, magic, juggling, an Elton John and Billy Joel tribute show, 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 2019 Clay County Fair, September 7-15. Besides entertain, the Fair’s free attractions and shows will … Read more

Exciting Updates, New Competitions at 2019 Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair announces 19 new contests for the 2019 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 7-15. Along with the new contests, increased cash premiums and added prizes will make 2019 … Read more

Multiple fan favorites return to Fair dirt track

Spencer, Iowa — The Sleep Number Grandstand will showcase multiple fan favorite dirt events, including the final appearance of chuckwagon races, during the nine days of the 2019 Clay County Fair, September 7-15. A long-standing Fair tradition, Chuckwagon Races will appear at the Fair for the final time Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8 … Read more

Outlaw Pullers bring ground-shaking finale to 2019 Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The season championships of the Outlaw Truck & Tractor Pullers Association, which will include the return of the popular Pro Stocks class, will serve as the grand finale in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2019 Clay County Fair. The finals will include two sessions on Sunday, September 15 beginning at 1:00pm … Read more

High-flying ATV action to entertain at 2019 Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — High-flying action will make its debut in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2019 Clay County Fair with national touring ATV Big Air Tour. The show will fly into action on Thursday, September 12 at 7:00pm. “This will be a great night of family-friendly entertainment as our fairgoers will enjoy these high-flying … Read more

Fair advises concertgoers to be diligent about purchasing Sleep Number Grandstand tickets for 2019 Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — With only 150 days remaining before the 2019 Clay County Fair, fairgoers are asked to use diligence when purchasing tickets for Sleep Number Grandstand events. The Fair has seen an increase in third-party buyers over the past couple of years, making fans susceptible to ticket scalping. Tickets are purchased by these third-party … Read more

Jon Pardi to perform at Clay County Fair

Spencer, Iowa — The Clay County Fair announces Jon Pardi with special guest Jake Rose as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2019 Clay County Fair on Friday, September 13 at 7:30pm. “It will be exciting to have this great night of country music on Friday night at … Read more

RAIN – A Beatles Tribute

Spencer, Iowa — The Clay County Fair announces RAIN – A Tribute to the Beatles as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2019 Clay County Fair on Sunday, September 8 at 7:30pm. “Thousands have seen this spectacular show at the Civic Center in Des Moines or the State … Read more

Michael W. Smith to perform at Clay County Fair

The Clay County Fair announces Michael W. Smith with special guest We Are Messengers as part of the SRG Concert Series in the Sleep Number Grandstand at the 2019 Clay County Fair on Tuesday, September 10 at 7:30pm. “One of the most iconic contemporary Christian artists of all time coupled with one of the best … Read more