Hold on tight, it’s a busy day on the midway plus so much more to see and do! Have you visited the booths in the new commercial building and tents? Have you seen the pig, duck, and races or the magic show? What are you waiting for… there are only two days left!
Start your morning with Breakfast and the Horse Pull at 9 am. Draft teams use “Horse Power” to pull the sled the farthest down the track. The Grandstand Concessions and Edith’s Cakes and Catering will be serving breakfast throughout the morning.
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Take a ride on a few carnival rides or test your skill in the midway games starting at 12 Noon. It’s Family Day on the Midway with discounts on 20 tickets for $10 or $1.25 each from 12 Noon to 5 pm. Regular ticket prices resume at 5 pm, 10 tickets for $10 or $1.25 each. Visit our Midway Rides Page for more information.
At 1 pm local and regional Farm Tractors pull the sled down the track to see who will go the farthest. This well-attended event is known for a variety of tractors and quick moving show with the two sled operation by Luedtke’s Eliminator. Go to the Tractor Pull event page for more information.
It’s a busy afternoon in the Farm Progress Arena with shows and auctions. Dodge County Holstein Futurity Show at 12:30 pm and the Small Animal Auction at 4 pm. Support area youth with a bid or an applause as they display their year’s accomplishments.
At 7 pm see the Supreme Showmanship Contest in the Farm Progress Arena. Watch top junior and senior showmen of beef, sheep and swine projects compete against each other in showing their own animal, then showing animals in the other two species.
Grand Funk Railroad with special guest Foghat will highlight the day as the Grandstand Stage performer at 8 pm. All seats are FREE with paid admission to the Fair and are available on a first come, first serve basis. You can sit on the track in your lawn chair or on the bleachers in the grandstands. Get more information on the Concert Seating and FAQ Pages of our website.
After the concert, enjoy music in Radio Park and the Legion Tent. Listen to music by ALEXIS on the WBEV/WXRO Radio Park Stage. Alexis continues to pound out classic rock gems from yesterday, last week Thursday, and the hard rockin’ ‘70’s. Request your favorite tunes in the Legion Bar with DJ Jeff Hall from 9 to 11:30 pm sponsored by WXRO 95.3 FM and WBEV 1430 AM.
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Gate Admission is $7 before 12 pm or $10 after 12 pm. Age 9 and under FREE. Please no carry-ins. FREE Grandstand and Parking!
Which animals or exhibits were your favorites? What would you recommend others see or do? Leave a comment in the reply box below…