• Antique Tractors
  • Demo Derby

Blue Earth County Free Fair

 


 

 

Blue Earth County Fair

Association Annual Board Meeting

Wednesday, November 10th, 2021  •  7:00 pm

Wellcome Memorial Community Room  •  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 - -

 

Making Faces Mankato is Coming to the Fall Festival

September 18th at the Blue Earth County Fairgrounds

Posted August 18th 2021

We are excited to announce that Making Faces Mankato will be joining us on Saturday, September 18 at the Fairgrounds in Garden City for the 4th Annual Fall Festival. Come on out and get one of their amazing designs and to see the artistry that can created in a very short time.

 

www.facebook.com/makingfacesmankato1

 

Ninja Anywhere Coming to the Fall Festival

September 18th at the Blue Earth County Fairgrounds

Posted August 14th 2021

Ninja Anywhere exists to positively impact the health and happiness of all our ninjas: we want to educate and inspire everyone to build their health and confidence, find their inner strength, and improve their own lives as well as their broader communities. For more information click on our Fall Festival Tab.

Admission to the grounds for this event is $1.00 per person.

 

 

 

Fair News—

 

Congratulations to Blue Earth County Century Farms

Posted May 2021

Sheepy Hollow Mack Farm, Amboy, 1904

Robert & Julie Anderson, Lake Crystal, 1920

Landsteiner Family Farm, Mapleton, 1920

 

Amazing Hoopsters are coming back for another fun evening

Posted April 2021

The Amazing Hoopsters, a family of six from Hutchinson performed spectacular hooping tricks choreographed to an artistic hoop dance performance. They produced a night show that was illuminating with lighted hoops and a fire performance that mesmerized the spectators.

 

 

Tuey Wilson, Comic Stunt Juggler

Posted April 2021

His personality on stage is an unlikely blend of “regular guy” and “quirky oddball,” which means everyone can relate to his charm and humor. Tuey’s show is a perfect blend of family-friendly comedy, jaw-dropping skills, and danger.

 

 

Please help us Welcome Tanner Peterson, Tyson Fahey, Luke Smith and Dustin Gill to the Blue Earth County Fair

Posted April 2021

These young local musicians will be performing on our Free Stage Saturday, July 24th for your delight. Please make sure to come on out and spend sometime listening to these young people.

 

 

Gabriel Holmes, Hypnotist will be BACK!

Posted April 2021

Gabriel's performances are unique, hilarious and very enlightening. He has an outstanding reputation for bringing a fun, fresh and purely entertaining approach to hypnotism while dispelling the mysterious myths around hypnosis.

 

 

Mixed Nuts, a Comedy Duo is coming to the County Fair

Posted April 2021

Lori and Mark Hurley will delight children and old alike with their adrenaline-driven comedy show. Come join them for a physical comedy, age-appropriate humor and uproarious adventure at the Blue Earth County Fair Free Stage.

 

 

MN Jack Sparrow, Pirate Impersonator, will at the Fair

Posted April 2021

Minnesota's premier Captain Jack Sparrow Impersonator. With 15 years experience in Pirate Entertainment and education. He has sailed around the Midwest and beyond performing at many events.

 

 

Peter Wagner will be BACK drawing his cool caricature drawings at the Fair.

Posted April 2021

Pete Wagner is a well-known, major award-winning, widely published and exhibited, highly experienced professional caricaturist and newspaper and TV cartoonist. “Fastest Drawer in the Midwest” who draws “Funny Not Ugly” kid- and family-friendly caricatures.

 

 

Looking for Antique Tractors

Posted April 2021

The Blue Earth County Fair is looking for owners of Antique Tractor who might want to share their love of the vintage tractors with others by bring their tractors out to the Fair. If interested please email Dennis Urban at Info@BlueEarthCountyFair.org for more information.

 

 

Hasse Family Mobile Petting Zoo will be back this Summer!

Posted April 2021

Their mobile petting zoo features a variety of animals, from ponies to pigs, goats to rabbits and much more. So mark your calendars and be sure to spend some time with the animals at the Blue Earth County Fair.

 

 

KidsBucks Game Show is returning again this year

Posted April 2021

A thrilling, high energy, audience interactive game show the whole family will love. Randomly selected members of the audience, participate in wild and crazy games. The final winner enters the Kidbucks chamber and grabs as many “Kidbucks ” as possible, as they swirl about the chamber.

 

 

SW Mobile Dairy Classroom is coming to Our Fair

Posted April 2021

This is an innovative educational and promotional exhibit which features a fully operational milking trailer with a live cow accompanied by an oral presentation trained instructors on the basics of the modern milking process.

 

 

Great Lakes Timber(Lumberjack) Show will be at Our Fair

Posted April 2021

The Lumberjack show features chainsaw carving, axe throwing,

wood chopping, one and two-man crosscut sawing, modified chainsawing,

log rolling and loads of clean family humor. Speed climbing is also

available to venues that are interested.

 

 

Ag Cab to Return Again this year to the Fair

Posted April 2021

We are so delighted to be 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.

 

 

The Blue Ox Jazz Babies will be coming to the Fair.

Posted April 2021

We are pleased to announce that The Blue Ox Jazz Babies Band will be performing Senior Day, Thursday July 22nd at Noon & 2:15pm the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, at the Blue Earth County Fair.

 

 

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

Posted April 2021

We are pleased to announce that The Bandanas are coming back to perform on Senior Day, Thursday, July 22nd at 1:15 & 3:15 pm on the Entertainment Stage at the Blue Earth County Fair. Come on out for a day of fun, fabulous Fair food and wonderful music.

 

 

Levi Pelzer Band will be performing at our Fair!

Posted April 2021

We are pleased to announce that The Levi Pelzer Band will be performing on the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, Friday, July 23rd at 8pm at the Blue Earth County Fair. Be sure to mark you calendars and come on out for an evening of fun, fabulous fair food and wonderful music.

 

 

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

Posted April 2021

We are pleased to announce that In The Fields Band will be performing on the Beer Garden Entertainment Stage, Saturday, July 24th at 8pm at the Blue Earth County Fair. Come on out for an evening of fun, fabulous fair food and wonderful music.

 

 

2021 Compact Car Races are BACK!  

Saturday, July 24th, 2021 at 7pm

Posted April 2021

Rules, Regulations and Registration Forms are now available for 2021 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 Jeremy Giefer at 507-317-8562.

 

 

2021 Volunteer Wanted

Posted April 2021

Interested in volunteering at this years Blue Earth County Fair, please check out the application on our Forms Page or email info@blueearthcountyfair.org.

 

2021 Commercial Vendor Applications

Posted March 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.

 

2021 Food Vendor Applications

Posted March 2021

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 2021 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.

 

 

DSM Inflatables will be back at the Fair again.

Posted March 2021

They will be bringing Carnival type Rides along with inflatables 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.

 

 

2022 MN State Fair Century Farm Applications 

-- DEADLINE MARCH 2022

Posted March2021

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 2022. 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. 

 

2021 Friends of the Fair

Posted January 2021

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.

 

  

2021 Sponsorship Forms Available

Posted January 2021

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.

 

 

 


 

 

4th Annual

Fall Festival & Shopping Extravaganza

Saturday, Sept 18th, 2021  •  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 22nd — 25th, 2021