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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

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