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Kandiyohi County Fair
August 10-13th, 2022

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.

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Gate Admissions
Adults (13 & Over) – $7
Sr. Citizen – (55+) THURS ONLY – $3
Youth (6 – 12 Years Old) – $2
Children (5 & Under) – FREE
Automobiles and Trucks – $5
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 – $15.00

Carnival Wrist Band Days
Each Day of the Kandiyohi County Fair Purchasing one wrist band for $30.00 each day (at carnival entrance) allows anyone to have UNLIMITED RIDES during the hours set below:
Must purchase a new wrist band each day!

Wednesday, August 10 – 4-9pm
Thursday, August 11 – 1-5pm
Friday, August 12 – 1-5pm
Saturday, August 13 – 1-5pm
Pre-Sale Wrist Bands available two weeks prior to the Fair at Cub Foods in Willmar, MN for $25.

3 Day GRANDSTAND Wrist Band
Purchase ONE Wristband For ALL THREE Fair Sponsored Grandstand Events
Bull Riding, Semi, Tractor & Truck Pull, Demo Derby
Adult – $20.00
Youth – 6-12 yrs – $7.00
Available at the Fair Office starting August 1

*Pit Entrance is NOT included

Central Community Transit Transportation on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Available from 10am – 5pm
Scheduled riders to and from the Fair paid for by Fair Board
Front gate is the bus stop for fair patrons
Transportation in City Limits of Willmar – based on availability
Call Central Community Transit to Schedule a ride (214-7433)
Please call one week in advance for groups of 3 or more and special needs.

FREE PARK & RIDE available ALL Days of the FAIR

*Wednesday and Thursday Park & Ride Service
Available: Wednesday (Veterans Day) and Thursday (Sr Citizens Day) 10am – 11pm
Loads at Ridgewater College Lot C – East
Runs Continuously to and from the Fair
NO Charge to use Park & Ride

*Friday and Saturday Park & Ride Service
Available: Friday and Saturday 1PM – 11PM
Loads at Ridgewater College Lot C – East
Runs Continuously to and from the Fair
NO Charge to use Park & Ride