News Releases

2018 By the Numbers

Nine days of warm sunny weather made the “The World’s Greatest County Fair” a perfect September get-away for thousands of fairgoers, September 8-16. “Although crowds appeared to be affected the last weekend when temperatures hit the 90 degree mark, we were fortunate to get nine consecutive dry days,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. “Great weather, … Read more

Home Free – A Country Christmas

The Clay County Fair & Events Center is pleased to announce Home Free – A Country Christmas presented as part of the SRG Concert Series Saturday, December 15, 2018. The show, which will be held in the Clay County Regional Events Center, will begin at 7:30pm. “The Events Center Christmas show has become a tradition … Read more

Gate Access Updates for 2018 Clay County Fair

Fairgoers to the 2018 Clay County Fair will want to take note of several changes that may affect their selected route and parking because of construction related to the City of Spencer’s 4th Avenue West CDBG Project, Phase II. “A major improvement like the City’s 4th Avenue West project is exciting for both the future … Read more

Kids Day adds new fun to the 2018 Clay County Fair

The Fair tradition continues with Y100 Kid’s Day being celebrated on Friday, Sept. 14. “Thanks to the cooperation of Clay County schools, Kid’s Day is a great Fair tradition for many families,” said Fair Manager Jeremy Parsons. “We are excited this year to take that tradition to a new level by jamming the day full … Read more

Performance both educational and entertaining add to the Fair fun

Fun for everyone is always the focus at the Clay County Fair, September 8-16. The Clay County Fair will once again join Arts on Grand for fairgoers to enjoy fun activities and unique items at the Art Barn during the 2018 Fair. Fair attendees will be able to view working art demonstrations, participate in marking … Read more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more

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 more