Schedule of Fair Events

The dates for the 2020 Fair are July 29th – Aug 1st.

The 2019 schedule is listed below for reference. The 2020 schedule should follow a similar format.


Friday & Saturday, July 26 &27

5:30-8:00 pm (26th) – 4-H Dog Show Agility Judging (Fairs Grounds)

9:00 am- 2:00 pm (27th) – 4-H Obedience, Rally & Showmanship Judging

Tuesday, August 6th:

3:30 to 8:00 pm – 4-H Exhibit Entry & Conference Judging (4-H Building)
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – 
Open Class Building exhibit entry!!!

Wednesday, August 7th:

Entry Day

8am to 1pm – Open Class Building exhibit entry.

8:00 am – 4-H Rabbit Judging (Amanda Foltz Arena)

12:30 pm – Poultry Judging (Amanda Foltz Arena)

1:00 pm – 4-H, FFA, and Open Class Beef, Sheep, Swine, and Dairy Steers in place. Livestock verification done for all breeding and market animals. (Livestock Barn)

3:00 pm – Bingo opens for the day.

1:00 pm – Tuey Comic Stunt Juggler/entertainer under the Big Tent.

2:00 pm – Open  Class Flower Judging will start. Time is approximate.(Open Class Buil.)

3:00 pm – Tuey Comic Stunt Juggler entertainer under the big tent.

5:00 pm – Commercial Building and Midway open.

5:00 pm – Tuey Comic Stunt Juggler/ entertainer under the big tent.

5:30 pm – 4-H Swine Show (Amanda Foltz Arena)

6:00 pm – Becker County Sheriff K9 Demonstrations (in the grandstands)

7:00 pm – Automotive Barrel Racing (in the grandstands)

7:00 pm  – Dan Holt entertainment under the Big Tent.

9:45 pm – Button drawing located under the Big Tent.

Thursday, August 8th:

Senior Citizens Day

8:00 am – 4-H Market Goat, Sheep Show & Lamb Lead (Amanda Foltz Arena)

10:30 am – 4-H, FFA, and Open Class Beef Show. Time is approximate. (Amanda Foltz Arena)

11:00 am – Commercial and Open Class Building opens.

11am-1pm – Entries for Special Contest in Open Class Building

12:00 pm – Ethel Duenow, accordion player under the Big Tent

1:00 pm – Senior Citizen Awards Program under the Big Tent

1:30 pm-4:00 pm – Kris Frost and Kim Softing Band under the Big Tent

3:00 pm – Bingo opens

4:30 pm-6:30 pm – 34th Infantry Division Band

Evening – Inaugural April Stenger Memorial Volleyball Tournament (By the Grandstands)

7:00 pm – Bruce Nelson, musical entertainment under the Big Tent.

9:45 pm – Button drawing under the big tent.

Friday, August 9th

Kids Day

8:00 am – 4-H Horse Show-Pleasure Classes & Horse Training Judging(Horse Arena)

8:30 am – 4-H, FFA, and Open Class Dairy Goat Show. (Amanda Foltz Arena)

10:00 am  –  4-H, FFA and Open Class Dairy Show (Amanda Foltz Arena).

11:00 am  – Open Class and Commercial Buildings open.

1:00 pm –  Midway opens.

1:00 pm –  George of the Jungle, Greg Kaler under the Big Tent

1:30 pm – Kids Fun Games behind the DNR Building with Myla Lewis, MN Ag Ambassador!!!!!!

3:00 pm – Bingo opens.

4:00 pm – George of the Jungle, Greg Kaler under the Big Tent

5:15 pm – George of the Jungle, Greg Kaler under the Big Tent

7:00 pm – Demo Derby

$10 for Adults, $5  12 & under.

7:00 pm – Tim Eggebraaten musical entertainer under the Big Tent.

9:45 pm – Button drawings under the Big Tent.

Saturday, August 10th

Family Day

7:30-8:30 am – Market Auction Bidders Breakfast. ( 4-H Kitchen)

8am-2 pm. – Tractor Parade featuring the MASSEY-HARRIS (The Parade will start at 8:00 am at Adkins Implement and process to the fairgrounds)

8:30 am – 4-H and FFA Round Robin Showmanship Contest (Amanda Foltz Arena)

9:00 am – Market Livestock Auction (Amanda Foltz Arena)

11:00 am – Open Class and Commercial Buildings open.

12:30 pm – 4-H Fashion Revue held under the Big Tent.

1:00 pm – Midway opens.

12:30-3:30 pm – 4-H Horse Fun Show- Games Classes (Horse Arena)

1:30 pm – James Wedgewood Ventriloquist, under the Big Tent

2:30  – 4-H Performing Arts Show under the Big Tent!

3:00 pm – Bingo Opens!

3:30 pm – James Wedgewood Ventriloquist, under the Big Tent

5:00 pm – James Wedgewood Ventriloquist under the Big Tent

6:00 pm – RRV Emerging Leader Program under the Big Tent.

6:10 pm – Fair Builder Program under the Big Tent.

6:20 pm – Century Farm Awards under the Big Tent.

7:00 pm- Demo Derby -10$ admission,$5  12 and under

7:30 pm -Mike Hokanson, musical entertainment under the Big Tent

9:45 pm – Button drawings under the Big Tent

11:00 pm- Livestock Release

Sunday, August 11th 


12 am-9am – Open class exhibits released. All livestock must be removed by 9 a.m.

8:30-10:30 am – All exhibits in the 4-H and Open Class building must be removed by 11 am.

** Times are subject to minor changes.

Carnival/Ride Specials

Wednesday: 5 pm to close individuals may purchase an armband for $20; entitling you to unlimited rides for by bringing and donating 2 non-perishable food items. Armbands will be honored from 5 pm to close.

Friday: 1 pm- 5 pm groups of three may purchase three armbands for $45.00 by bringing and donating 3 non-perishable food items. (Must buy 3 armbands to receive the deal).

You can purchase armbands every day of the fair for $30 from 1-5 pm.