Beer Garden Entertainment

Come enjoy a cold beverage with friends at the Fair!

Beer Garden is open noon to midnight during the Fair.



2022 Blue Earth County Fair Entertainment

“Project dollars for some of these programs were provided

by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund,

from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment,

through partnership with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.”





Thursday, July 28th, 2022




Mankato VINE Stompers

11 am show scheduled Entertainment Stage


This is a line dancing group of Seniors, made up of 15-20 performers.

They typically perform at care facilities and community events.

VINE offers different performance groups to bring smiles and joy to those

who are fortunate enough to see and hear their talents around the community.

If you are interested in learning how you can become involved

or have one of our VINE performers at your next event.

Contact Mary O’Sullivan at (507) 387-1666 for more information.






Wendinger Band

1:00 pm show scheduled Entertainment Stage


For almost 50 years, Peter & Paul’s unique style of music

with two concertinas, accompanied by brass and rhythm

sections and four part harmony, captivated audiences of all ages.

Peter & Paul were recipients of the MN Music Academy Award

and the MN Ballroom Old Tyme Band of the Year Award.

In 2005, the brothers were inducted into the

World Concertina Congress; and in June of the following

year they were inducted into the Polka Hall of Fame

at Ironworld in Chisholm, MN. In 2007 when they were inducted into the

MN Music Hall of Fame in their hometown of New Ulm.




The Bully Pulpit Band

3:30 pm show scheduled Entertainment Stage


Bullypulpit plays for the pure enjoyment

of traditional bluegrass music.We've been performing

in Mankato and around southern Minnesota since 2009.








Friday, July 29th, 2022






DJ (Kern Brothers Entertainment)

4–7 pm show scheduled Entertainment Stage(Beer Gardens)


All of your favorite music.

We have the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, and today's music,

plus Country, Polka, Waltz's, Swing, Love Songs, Rock-n-Roll, Disco,

Participation Songs, etc. The music list goes on.

You are guaranteed an excellent variety of music for all ages.

We have a spectacular Light Show that will amaze everyone.






Fat City All Stars

8:00 pm show scheduled Entertainment Stage Beer Gardens


FCAS Rocks a wide variety of music! Rock, Country, and Pop!







Saturday, July 30th, 2022






Blazin’ Hot Wing Eating Contest

3:30 pm scheduled near the Entertainment Stage Area


Sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wing’s of Mankato, MN

Anyone interested in participating, please make sure to signup in the

office before the event starts on Friday.







Tully & Allen Band

4:00 pm show scheduled on the Entertainment Stage


Live music country and classic rock. Tully and Allen

have been appearing in a variety of venues in several

cities in southern Minnesota for many years.








Powerhouse Band

8:00 pm show scheduled on the Entertainment Stage


Southern Minnesota's hottest 10-piece band POWERHOUSE!

Playing a mixture of Classic Rock, Rhythm and Blues, Swing, Soul, 

Disco and Adult Contemporary music from the 40's through today.

Don't forget to bring your dancing shoes!







Sunday, July 31st, 2022



Church Service

9:30 am service scheduled on the Entertainment Stage


Everyone is Welcome to come!








Blue Earth County Free Fair

July 20th — 23rd, 2023