The Blue Earth County Fair Association is a nonprofit 501c3 organization whose primary purpose is to hold the annual Blue Earth County Fair. 

This will be our 162nd Annual Blue Earth County Fair. We continue to carry on the tradition which involves youth, adults and businesses who share through competitions, exhibits, educational programs, business displays and entertainment for the family.

We offer you the following opportunities to support the Blue Earth County Fair:



If you would have a few hours to volunteer during the Fair, some opportunities would be:

  1. Serve as a Building or Barn Host or Hostess
  2. Assist Division Superintendents with:
    • Receiving exhibits on entry days
    • Helpers during judging
    • Displaying exhibits after judging
    • Checking displays during the Fair
    • Releasing exhibits on Sunday night
  3. Dusting showcases each morning
  4. Watering flowers around the fairgrounds
  5. Help as gate ticket takers
  6. Assist with entertainment events
  7. Driving Lawn Mower Kids Train Ride
  8. People Moving
  9. Help directing cars/parking attendant
  10. Planting and maintaining flower beds around fairgrounds

To volunteer download the Volunteer Application from the Form page and email it back to the Volunteer Coordinator at Thank you for choosing to volunteer at our wonderful fair. Without you, the volunteer, our Blue Earth County Fair would not be the successful event it is every year.




During the Fair we offer a variety of family friendly entertainment, this entertainment costs money. If you or your business would like to sponsor an event/or part of an event or just make a donation toward our entertainment, simply call or mail your check to the address below. No donation is too small!

Many families/businesses sponsor awards/gift certificates to our Top Place Winners of Open Class who exhibit at our Fair. These additional awards are always appreciated by our exhibitors. Do you have an idea for an award? Contact the Blue Earth County at

If you are interested in supporting the Blue Earth County Fair through a sponsorship, please download our Sponsorship Form on the Form Page of our website, and thank you for helping to make our fair a success family event agin this year.

Make your donation check payable to: Blue Earth County Fair Association

Send to: Blue Earth County Fair Association at PO Box 62 Mankato MN 56002-0062.

Also include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address.

Thank you!



Blue Earth County Fair

Sponsorship Opportunities


Would your business like to become involved in the fair

and being a vendor is not your thing?

Be a sponsor!!


We have lots of opportunities including: 

Cooking & Baking Contests

Beer Garden Bands

Kids Day Contest

Grandstand Events 

Volunteering in our Historic Schoolhouse

Kids Pedal Tractor Pull

Senior Day Entertainment

Open Class Special Awards

Make It & Take It Activities

we have the room, let us know what you want to do.


If you have an idea for something new,

Contact our Open Class Coordinator—

we love new things!!


For more information email us at




We invite you to become a Shareholder in our organization for $5.00 you can purchase a share in our wonderful fair.


Make your check payable to: Blue Earth County Fair Association

Send to:

Blue Earth County Fair Association

PO Box 284

Garden City MN 56034.


Also include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address.

Thank you -- may you enjoy our County Fair!

Blue Earth County Free Fair

July 28th — 31st, 2022