• Antique Tractors
  • Demo Derby

Blue Earth County Free Fair

 


 

BECFA Board Meeting

June 26th, 2019  •  7:00pm

Fairgrounds/Office

Garden City, MN

 

 


 

We would like to thank ALL of our

Business and Community Partners

for making this year's Fair a Success.

THANK YOU!

 


 

UPDATES - -

 

The Schell Brewery’s Hobo Band will be coming to the Fair.

Posted June 2019

We are pleased to announce that The Hobo Band will be performing on Saturday, July 27th at 3:30 & 5pm the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, at the Blue Earth County Fair. Be sure to mark your calendars and stop out for the Bavarian like fun.

 

 

The Bandanas will be performing Again this year at the Fair.

Posted June 2019

We are pleased to announce that The Bandanas are coming back to performing on the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, Thursday, July 25th at 1 & 3 pm during Senior Day at the Blue Earth County Fair. Come on out for a day of fun, fabulous Fair food and wonderful music.

 

 

The Whiskey Richard Band will be performing.

Posted June 2019

We are pleased to announce that The Whisky Richard Band will be performing on the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, Saturday, July 27th at 8pm at the Blue Earth County Fair. Come on out for an evening of fun, fabulous fair food and wonderful music.

 

 

2019 Demo Derby Races - - Garden City MN

Sunday, July 28th, 2019 at 2pm

Posted June 2019

Rules and Registration Forms are now available for 2019 Demo Derby Races at the Blue Earth County Fair this summer. You will find the forms under the Forms tab. Any question feel free to contact Rodney Blanck 507-382-3146

 

 

Blue Earth County Fair 3rd Annual Blood Drive

Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 11-4pm

Posted June 2019

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for blood. A critical shortage of Red Cross blood donations may lead to delays in urgent medical care to vulnerable patients. Please donate blood on Saturday, July 27 at the Blue Earth County Fair, 340 Fairgrounds Street in Garden City. To make your appointment call: 1-800-733-2767 or sign-up on-line @ www.redcrossblood.org, enter sponsor code: BECTYFAIR Than you for your previous blood donation(s)!

 

 

In The Field Band will be performing at our County Fair.

Posted June 2019

We are pleased to announce that In The Field Band will be performing on the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, Friday, July 26th at 8pm at the Blue Earth County Fair. Come on out for an evening of fun, fabulous fair food and wonderful music.

 

 

Tractor Pull is Coming Back to the Fair

Friday, July 26th, 2019 at 7pm

Posted June 2019

We are pleased to announce that the Tractor Pull will be coming back to the 2019 Blue Earth County Fair this Summer. Rules, Regulations and Registration Forms are now available for the Tractor & Truck Pull, you will find them on the Forms Page, link located at the top of our web page. Any question feel free to contact Spencer Kolles 320-212-2599. Email or mail Entry Forms to Liz Madsen Blue Earth County Fair, PO Box 111 Mankato MN 56002-0111 or email info@blueearthcountyfair.org.

 

 

4-H 8th Annual Ag Olympics Contest

Posted June 2019

Blue Earth County 4-H is hosting the 8th Annual Ag Olympics Contest during the Blue Earth County Fair on Thursday, July 25th. All participants that are pre-entered are guaranteed to receive a t-shirt. Pre-entries are due June 21st. However, you may enter up until July 25th at 3:00pm in the 4-H Office at the Fairgrounds (no t-shirt guaranteed if not pre-registered).

 

 

Chris Bertrand will be performing at the Blue Earth County Fair.

Posted June 2019

We are pleased to announce that Chris Bertrand will be performing on the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, Friday, July 26th at 5–7pm. Come on out for an evening of fun, fabulous fair food and wonderful music.

 

 

2019 Pepsi Pop Star BECF Amateur Talent Contest 

Saturday, July 27th at 3pm Free Stage at the Fairgrounds

Posted May 2019

This contest is open to all amateur entertainers. Professional musicians whose talent is a principal source of income are not permitted to enter. Contestants must submit a completed entry form by July 23rd. Entries will be accepted until the show is full. For full list of rules, please download the Talent Show Application from the Forms Tab.

 

2019 Compact Car Races are BACK!  

Saturday, July 27th, 2019 at 7pm

Posted May 2019

Rules, Regulations and Registration Forms are now available for 2019 Compact Car Races at the Blue Earth County Fair this summer. You will find them on the Forms Page, link located at the top of our web page. Any question feel free to contact Rodney Blanck 507-382-3146 and Bob Shelton at 507-621-2866.

 

 

DonB

Posted May 2019

Comedian DonB will be appearing at the Blue Earth County Fair on Friday, July 26th at 4:00pm and 6:00pm on the Free Stage. DonB! is a “professional goofball”. He mixes comedy with unicycles, juggling and the art of illusion. DonB is a two-time national unicycling champion who has worked with The Variety II Review, Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Circus as well as Disneyland Corporation.

 

 

2019 Commercial Vendor Applications

Posted March 19th, 2019

The Commercial Building Vendor Application packet is now available. Be sure to download the packet from our Forms Tab, the deadline is fast approaching and you want to be sure that your space is reserved as soon as possible.

 

2019 Food Vendor Applications

Posted March 19th, 2019

Are you getting excited for this year’s Blue Earth County Fair? We are and it is approaching faster than you would think! We wanted to let everyone know that the 2019 Food Vendor Application along with the ST19 Form have been posted. Check them out and get your application in soon to secure your spot. First come first served! Click on the Form tab to find all forms.

 

 

Alfy’s World of Robotic Puppets will be back again this year!

Posted January 2019

These fun-filled life size puppets will be roaming around the Fairgrounds again this summer, charming everyone from two to a hundred and two. If you didn’t see them last year, you’re going to want to make a special trip the Blue Earth County Fair this summer. They are something to see and interact with.

 

 

DSM Inflatables will be back at the Fair again.

Posted January 2019

They will be bringing more rides for young and old to enjoy at the Blue earth County Fair this summer. Look for more information of Kids Day pricing and special events. Wrist band prices will also be able.

 

 

2019 MN State Fair Century Farm Applications 

-- DEADLINE MARCH 4th 2019

Posted January 2019

If you are a resident of Blue Earth County and are currently still living on your family farm that has been in the same family ownership for over 100 years . Then you might want to take a look at this application. The MN State Farm is now accepting applications for Century Farms to be awarded Summer 2019. The sponsors again this year our the State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau. The application will be found on our Forms Page.

 

For information on Sesquicentennial Farm (150 years) program, contact Michelle DeGeest at Michelle.Degeest@fbmn.org  or  651-768-2151. 

 

2019 Friends of the Fair

Posted January 2019

If you are interested in becoming a Friend of the Blue Earth County Fair, you will find a form under the Forms Tab. By becoming a friend of the fair, you will help to build a place for our youth of Blue Earth County to learn about agricultural and the benefits it has to our community and the world we live in today. Please consider becoming a Friend of the Fair.

 

 

Volunteer Needed

Posted January 2019

Interested in volunteering at the 2019 Blue Earth County Fair!! Volunteers are needed to help in various areas during this years Fair. If you are the kind of person who loves to socialize, come join our Volunteer Team. We have opening at the Garberg Cabin, Scavenger Hunt tables, Bloodmobile Registration table, Open Class Building, and much more. Please check out the Application Form on our Forms Page or email info@blueearthcountyfair.com. Time is running out!! The Blue Earth County Fair is right around the corner.

 

  

2019 Sponsorship Forms Available

Posted January 2019

If you are interested in helping to make our Fair the Best Ever, become a Sponsor of the Blue Earth County Fair. Located under our Forms Tab you will find our Sponsorship Packet, please fill out the forms and mail them back letting us know what you would like to donate or help with to make our Fair the Best Ever.

 

 

Nominate a Senior Volunteer

 

Nominate a Blue Earth County Senior for the State Senior of the Year!

email Robin Tietz at president.blueearthcofair@gmail.com for more information.

 

 


 

 

3nd Annual

Fall Festival & Shopping Extravaganza

Saturday, Oct. 5th, 2019  •  10am–4pm

Rain or Shine

Shady Oaks Campground in Garden City MN

for more information see Special Events Tab at the top.

 

 


 

Look under the contact tab for person(s) to call or email with further information or questions regarding any of the fair categories.

 

Look under the forms tab for registration guidelines and registration contracts for Open Class, Compact Care Races, Demo Derby, Food Vendors, Commercial Vendors and Senior Day.

 

Blue Earth County Free Fair

July 25th — 28th, 2019