Join us for the Clay County Fair September 7-15, 2019

Known as “The World’s Greatest County Fair” since 1917, the Clay County Fair attracts more than 300,000 guests each September for nine-days of world-class entertainment, competition, food, fun, and the largest farm machinery show at any fair in the United States.


Click here for advance gate ticket information.

Advance adult admission tickets are valid for regular Fair-time admission on any day of the 2019 Clay County Fair. Please note that admission discounts are available at the entrance gates on several special deal days throughout the Fair's run; admission pricing may be less expensive if you purchase admission at the gate. No refunds will be given if you purchase advance adult admission tickets and discover you qualify for a discount at the gate.

Saturday, Sept. 7 – Saturday, Sept. 14 – Gates Open at 7am; Buildings Open 9am - 8pm*
     *Ag Marketplace, Art Barn, and Sundholm Log Cabin (9am - 6pm)

Sunday, Sept. 15 – Gates Open at 7am; Buildings Open 9am - 6pm

Adult, age 13 and over (Day) - $10
Adult, age 13 and over (5:00pm and after) - $6
Child, age 12 and under (Anytime) - FREE
No credit cards or checks accepted at outside admission gates

September 9, Veterans Appreciation Day: Veterans and Active Military FREE
September 10, Family Night – All FREE after 5 p.m.
September 10, Senior Day – Seniors 65 and over $6
September 13, Kids Day: Kids 18 and Under Free
September 15, Last Chance Day: $5 Adults; $2 Kids under 13

2019 Clay County Fair Carnival (GoldStar Amusements) Information

Saturday, Sept. 7 – Sunday, Sept. 8 – Open at 10am
Monday, Sept. 9 – Thursday, Sept. 12 – Open at 4pm
Friday, Sept. 13 – Sunday, Sept. 15 – Open at 10am

WRISTBANDS (Good for unlimited rides)
VIP Wristband – Valid all 9 days of the Fair; $49 in advance, $55 at the Fair
All-Day Wristband – Valid for one day only on Sept. 7, 8, 13, 14 or 15; $22 in advance, $25 at the Fair

Kids Day Wristband – Friday, Sept. 13; $22 in advance, $25 at the Fair
10 Rides for $20 – Monday through Thursday, Sept. 9-12; 10 rides for $20 all night long

Advance wristbands available at participating Godfather’s Pizza restaurants, Events Center Box Office, by phone (515-244-2771), or online at www.claycountyfair.com.

** Wristbands DO NOT include gate admission to the Fair; however, children ages 12 and under are admitted FREE every day; children ages 13-18 are admitted free on Sept. 13.