• Antique Tractors
  • Demo Derby

Blue Earth County Free Fair

 


 

BECFA Board Meeting

June 13th, 2018

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!


 

 

Parking on the Fairgrounds is $5.00 per day or a Season Pass is available.

 

**Presale** Inflatable Ride Tickets Available

for more information email— president.blueearthcofair@gmail.com

 

 

UPDATES - -

 

John Landsteiner, USA Olympic GOLD Medalist 

Saturday, July 28th at Noon – 6 pm 

Posted April 3rd, 2018

Guess whose coming to the Blue Earth County Fair this summer? You’re right, John Landsteiner from Mapleton will be stopping by the Blue Earth County Fair to sign some autographs and chat with people interested in learning more about Curling. What a treat, you might want to mark your calendars and make the short trip to Garden City and visit with a Olympian Gold Medalist, you won’t want to miss this event.

 

 

Levi Pelzer coming to the Blue Earth County Fair

Saturday, July 28th at 8:00pm Entertainment Stage (Beer Gardens)

Posted April 3rd, 2018

Levi Pelzer is an up and coming independent touring and recording artist born in central Minnesota. After playing in bar bands since the age of fifteen, Levi has embarked on a solo career that was kickstarted by an offer from a producer in Nashville to record his debut album.

 

 

Fat City All Stars to play at the 2018 Blue Earth County Fair

Friday, July 27th at 8:00pm Entertainment Stage (Beer Gardens)

Posted April 3rd, 2018

The former 69 Cents Band, the group is from the Southern Minnesota area. They will be performing at the Blue Earth County Fair this summer.

 

 

Rocking Woody will be entertaining us at the Fair

Friday, July 27th, 2018 5:30 – 7:30 pm 

Posted April 3rd, 2018

Tom Woody Strohmyeur, Professional Musician/Entertainer. He’s a musician and entertainer from the Twin Cities Metro Area who loves playing music from the 50s and 60s, like Buddy Holly, Neil Diamond, The Who, The Tokens, Herb Alpert and much more.

 

 

The Phoenix Philosophy Band (Free Stage)

Friday, July 27th at 7 – 10 pm Free Stage

Posted April 3rd, 2018

The Phoenix Philosophy is an Electronic Rock band from Minneapolis, MN. Band members Jesse Weber (vocals/keys/programming), Stephanie Thorup (vocals/guitar/keys), Rory Mitchell (bass/keys), and Chad Helmonds (drums/programming) will be performing for the younger crowd. You’ll enjoy the guitars and dueling male/female vocals over eerie synths creates a sonic blend of rock and electronic (pop) that matures and inspires with every song.

 

 

DJ (Kern Brothers Entertainment) coming to the Fair!

Thursday, July 26th, 2018 7:00 pm Entertainment Stage (Beer Gardens)

Posted April 3rd, 2018

All of your favorite musicfrom the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and today's music,

plus a whole lot more. There will be awesome light show happening along side the music in the beer garden area. Mark your calendars and come down the Blue Earth County Fair for an evening of fun.

 

 

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

Posted March 29th, 2018

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 March 29th, 2018

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.

 

 

4H 7th Annual Ag Olympics Contest

Posted March 29th, 2018

Blue Earth County 4-H is hosting the 7th Annual Ag Olympics Contest during the Blue Earth County Fair on Thursday, July 26th, 2018. All participants that are pre-entered are guaranteed to receive a t-shirt. Pre-entries are due June 27th. However, you may enter up until July 26th at 3:00pm in the 4-H Office at the Fairgrounds (no t-shirt guaranteed if not pre-registered).

 

 

2018 Blue Earth County Fair Amateur Talent Show

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 3:00pm Free Stage

Posted March 20th, 2018

They is still time to get registered for the Blue Earth County Fair Amateur Talent Show on Saturday, July 28th. Registration forms can be found under the Forms Tab at the top of our webpage. You can email your form back to info@blueeathcountyfair.org.

 

 

DockDogs Is Coming to the 2018 Fair!

World’s Premier Canine Aquatics Competition

Posted March 20th, 2018

DockDogs® is the independent governing and sanctioning body for regional, national, and international dock jumping canine aquatics performance sport for dogs. They will be at the Blue Earth County Fair this year. Make sure to mark your calendars and make the short journey out to the Fairgrounds for some exciting fun in the water.

 

 

Reptile & Amphibian Discovery Zoo coming to the Fair

Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 12 – 6 pm a tent near the Free Stage Area

Posted March 14th, 2018

They are bringing snake, frogs, turtles and even a baby alligator for the kids to pet. Make sure to stick around after the Kids Day projects are completed for a fun time with many different reptiles and amphibians. It could be a snake-ingly good time.

 

 

Ag Cab to Return Again

Posted March 14th, 2018

Thanks to Blue Earth County Farm Bureau for sponsoring the Ag Cab. We are so delighted to partner with Blue Earth County Farm Bureau in bringing back the Ag Cab. If you didn't get a chance to run the simulator be sure to stop by the Exhibit Hall Building and try your hand at driving a combine or large tractor.

 

 

Knockerball™ is coming back

Posted March 29th, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Knockerball™ will be coming back to the Blue Earth County Fair. If you didn't get a chance last year to roll around in the "big balls", be sure to mark your calendar and come the the Fair this year in Garden City.

 

 

NEW this year, ATV Barrel Racing is coming!

Thursday, July 26th, 2018 7pm      ** NEW Grandstand Event  **

Posted March 29th, 2018

The Blue Earth County Fair will be hosting a new event in the Grandstand the first night of the Fair. If you own a ATV/Four wheeler, you might want to check this out. For more information on this event go to the Forms Tab and scroll down the list and click on the ATV Barrel Racing Information and Rules.

  

 

Tractor Pull is Coming Back to the Fair

Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 2pm

Posted March 4th, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Tractor Pull will be coming back to the 2018 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.

  

 

2018 Compact Car Races are BACK!  

Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 7pm

Posted March 4th, 2018

Rules, Regulations and Registration Forms are now available for 2018 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 at 507-382-3146.

 

 

2018 FLASHBACK Demo Derby Races - - Garden City MN

Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 7pm

Posted March 4th, 2018

Rules and Registration Forms are now available for 2018 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 Randy Mosloski 507-327-1944.

 

 

2018 MN State Fair Century Farm Applications 

-- DEADLINE APRIL 1st, 2018

Posted Feb 6th, 2018

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 2018. The sponsors again this year our the State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau. The application will be found on our Forms Page.

 

 

2018 Friends of the Fair

Posted December 2, 2017

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 December 2, 2017

Interested in volunteering at the 2018 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.

 

  

2018 Sponsorship Forms Available

Posted December 2, 2017

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!

Lora Brady 507-387-5586 ext. 3 for more information.

 

 

 

 

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 26th — 29th, 2018