Kandiyohi County Fair

August 08, 2018 - August 11, 2018  


Date(s) - August 8, 2018 - August 11, 2018
All Day


Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds


  • Entertainment,  
  • Family Fun,  
  • History,  
  • Kids,  
  • Outdoors,  

2018 Kandiyohi County Fair is August 8-11th

Willmar is home to the annual Kandiyohi County Fair. Held in August each year, the fair features agricultural, domestic and industrial exhibits from throughout the County. The fair offers something for everyone–from baking and flowers to livestock and antique tractors. The kids will love the rides! Come enjoy the contests, food, singing, food, dancing, food, races and other grandstand entertainment and, of course, the food!

The fairgrounds are also home to the KRA Speedway, with performances Thursday evenings throughout the summer. The fairgrounds is located off of North Seventh Street in Willmar.

Gate Admissions
Adults – $7
Sr. Citizen – (55+) THURS ONLY – $3
Students (K – 12) – $2
Children (Pre K) – FREE
Automobiles and Trucks – $2

All prices include Sales Tax. Admission charges covering Industrial and Livestock Exhibits, Concessionaires, Superintendents and Employees will be found under the General Fair Rules.

Season Tickets
Season Tickets are available at the Fair Secretary’s Office on the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds starting one week before the beginning of the fair. A season ticket allows you to come and go as many times as you want during the 4-day fair.
Season Gate Ticket – $20.00
Season Car Ticket – $5.00

4 Day Grandstand Wrist Band (NON-TRANSFERABLE)
Purchase ONE Wristband For ALL FOUR Fair Sponsored Grandstand Events 
—Bull Riding, KRA Racing, Semi, Tractor & Truck Pull, NTPA Pull
      -Adult – $25.00
      -Children 5-12 yrs – $15.00
Available at the Fair Office starting July 30 and At the Grandstand Ticket Booth Aug. 8
*Pit Entrance is NOT included

10:00 am – 6:00 pm – Open Class Non-Livestock Entries Accepted
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm –  4-H Project Judging
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – 4-H Livestock Interviews
1:00 pm – 6:00 pm – 4-H Rabbit Entries
2:30 pm – 6:00 pm – 4-H Poultry Entries & Banding
5:00 pm – Open & FFA Goat Judging
6:30 pm – Horse Conference Judging
7:00 pm –  Open Non-Livestock Judging
10:00 pm –  All Open Class, 4-H and FFA Livestock Entries Must be in Place

See the Full Schedule Here

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Questions? Contact the CVB