Saturday's Entertainment



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.”





Saturday, July 30th, 2022



Located in the Open Class Building



R.J. Kern, Agricultural Photographer

Thursday & Saturday shows scheduled in Open Class Building


A professional photographer, author and storyteller, will entertain with stories

from several of his books.


PDF of Program Schedule








Kids Tractor Pull

Saturday come join D&S Pedal Pull in Rollins Arena

2:00 pm Competition scheduled to Start in Rollings Arena


Kids 4 to 11 are welcome to come up near the Fair Office

in Rollings Arena and register to participate in a 

Minnesota State sanctioned Kids Tractor Pull.

Registration starts at 12:30 pm.







Pie Eating Contest

2:30 pm competition scheduled near the Free Stage


Sponsored by The Dam Store, Rapidan

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

office before the event starts on Saturday.









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.








Veterans Recognition Program

4:00 pm show scheduled on the Free Stage


Honoring our current and past Armed Forces.










Mobile Dairy Classroom

1:00, 2:00, 3:30, 5:30, & 7:30 pm shows scheduled Thurs. – Sat.

12:30, 2:00 & 4:00 pm shows scheduled Sunday


This is an innovative educational and promotional

exhibit which features a fully operational milking trailer

with a live cow accompanied by an oral presentation by

a trained instructor on the basics of the modern milking process

and related environment, animal care, and food safety practices

as well as the importance of dairy foods and proper nutrition. 






Great Lakes Timber (Lumberjack) Show

2:30, 4:30, & 6:30 pm shows scheduled Thursday – Saturday

2:30 & 4:00 pm shows scheduled Sunday


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.


For 25 years, The Great Lakes Lumberjack Show has appeared

at State Fairs, County Fairs, Festivals, and Sport Shows across

the United States. We takes pride in presenting wholesome entertainment

for the entire family. Every show offers a delightful blend of history and humor.





Comedian DonB! 

3:00 & 7:00 pm shows scheduled 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.






Gabriel Holmes, Hypnotist

5 pm show scheduled Saturday, July 30th on the Free Stage


Gabriel's performances are unique, hilarious and very enlightening.

Gabriel has an outstanding reputation for bringing a fun, fresh and purely

entertaining approach to hypnotism while dispelling the mysterious

and degrading myths that often surround this fascinating state of mind.

Gabriel's hypnotic induction features a completely observable process

during which the audience becomes the witness to a remarkable

transformation from the conscious to a subconscious state of mind.

The performance is 60 - 75 minutes of pure enlightening fun!!!!






Rides are located near the Entertainment Stage Area


Ticket Prices

15 Minutes for $10.00

Daily Passes for $20.00

Multiple Days Pass for $35.00





Bungee Trampoline by Arcade Highway

Rides are located near the Entertainment Stage Area


Ticket Prices

Bungee Jump $8.00

Kids Climb $4.00

Combo $10.00

Barrel Train Rides $5.00


Inflatables Pricing

15 Minutes for $6.00

30 Minuts for $10.00

All Day for $25.00






Compact Car Races

Rain or Shine

Saturday, July 30th, 2022 — 7pm Start



Ticket Prices —13 yrs and up $10.00, 6-12 yrs $5.00 and 5yrs & under Free.

Entry Fee is $25 (before July 15th) and $30 (after July 15th) per Race Car/Driver

$20.00 each Pit Entry  •  Pits open at 2:00 pm for Tech to start.

Pre-Register deadline is July 15th (postmark/email date)


Go to the Form Tab for More information.






Amazing Hoopster

9:30 pm show scheduled near the Free Stage Area


The Amazing Hoopsters, a family of six from Hutchinson

performed spectacular hooping tricks choreographed to an artistic

hoop dance performance. These hooping performers Rachael, Tyler, and

Kristina Osmonson, started basic hooping at the age of 4, while honing

their skills throughout the years of practice. Advancing their ability to effortlessly

maneuver the multiple hoops throughout their bodies and fluently shifting the

hoops into a variety of designs. They produced a night show that was illuminating

with lighted hoops and a fire performance that mesmerized the spectators.





Blue Earth County Free Fair

July 20th — 23rd, 2023