Schedule of Events

2016 Nicollet County Fair Schedule

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TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 2016

1:00 pm

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7:00 pm

4H General Project judging in Johnson Hall

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016

  • 11 AM - 6 PM -  Open Class Registration
  • 3 PM – Commercial building opens
  • 5:30-7:30 PM – Beer Tasting -Locher Bros.
  • 5 PM - Midway opens
  • 6:30 PM – Pfeffer Tourney, Thompson Hall
  • 7 PM - Open Class Judging

 

GRAND STAND EVENT

Harness Racing at 12 PM

$ 5 Admission 13 and up – Free 12-under

 

PREMIER BAND EVENT

JT & The Gunslingers at 6:30 PM

Great band from Country Fest & Winstock

Sponsored by:  Hometown Travel

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 2016

  • 8 AM - 4H Shows all day - Judging Arena
  • 9 AM - Hasse Petting Zoo and Children’s Museum – Ag Educ. Bldg.
  • 4-8 PM - Master Gardener, Johnson Hall
  • 12 PM - Commercial building opens
  • 5 PM - Midway opens

 

Doug Ohman Presentations sponsored by Mn. Dept. of Agriculture in Johnson Hall

  • 12 PM –  School Houses of MN
  • 3:30 PM – State Parks of MN
  • 6:30 – Farming of Yesteryear

 

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT:

  • 7-close  – Beginnings Band
  • 7-close – Jake Palmer-DJ in Beer Garden
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GRAND STAND EVENT

Truck and Tractor Pull at 6:30 PM

$10 Adult Admission

$5 Ages 6-12 – FREE 5 and under

Tickets go on sale at 3:00

Sponsored by: Traverse Elevator, Arnold’s of Mankato, United Farmers Coop

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016 - SENIOR DAY (Free parking on the grounds for 55+ Seniors)

  • 8 AM - 4H Shows begin, held all day         
  • 9 AM-9 PM- Hasse Petting Zoo and Children’s Museum of So. MN– Ag Educ.
  • 9 AM - Daycare Day – Sponsored by: McDonalds and AmericInn
  • 9-noon – Children’s Museum of Southern MN activities in Music Tent

   Sponsored by: MN Dept of Agriculture

  • 12 PM Commercial building opens
  • 1 PM – Senior Citizens and Farm Program  Sponsored by: First National Bank - KNUJ
  • 12 PM – Midway opens
  • 9-11 PM - Electric Sky - Beer Garden

 

MUSIC UNDER THE TENT

  • 10 AM-12:30 PM – Flood Plain Four
  • 2-5 PM – Wendinger Band
  • 7-close – Hold Out

Sponsored by:  Locher Bros.-Miller Lite

 

GRAND STAND EVENT

Demolition Derby at 7 PM

$12 Adult Admission

$5 Ages 6-12 – FREE 5 and under

Tickets go on sale at noon! 

Sponsors: Tire Associates & UFC

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016 – Kids Day

  • 9 AM - 4H Shows begin, held all day
  • 9 AM - Grilling Contest begins
  • 9 AM-9 PM- Hasse Petting Zoo and Children’s Museum of So. MN– Ag Educ.
  • 10-2 – Children’s Museum of Southern MN activities in Music Tent – Funded by
  • 10 AM – Commercial building opens
  • 10 AM – Robotics demonstration
  • 10-2 – Thrivent Children’s Identification cards – under the Music Tent – FREE!
  • 10:30 AM – Story Time & Meet-Greet with K9 at Sheriff’s tent with Deputy Biederman
  • 11 AM - Kid’s Pedal Pull- Sponsor: KNUJ and Nicollet Farmer’s Exchange
  • 12 PM - Midway opens
  • 12-3 PM - Master Gardener, Johnson Hall
  • 12 PM – Cornhole Tournament
  • 12 PM - Dart Tournament
  • 1 PM – Fire Department Fun Activities
  • 1-11 PM - Bingo with KCs
  • 3 PM - Talent Show, Johnson Hall – Sponsored by LJP Enterprises & AmericInn
  • 6:45 PM – Bike drawing at Fair Office

 

ENTERTAINMENT FOR ALL AGES

  • 12-5 PM – Reptile Zoo
  • 12-5 PM – Lollipop the Clown
  • 4-7 PM – Honkabilly – Country-classic rock
  • 7-11 PM – The Whiskies - Beer Garden

Sponsored by:  Red Men Club

 


GRAND STAND EVENT

Demolition Derby at 6:30 PM

$12 Adult Admission

$5 Ages 6-12 – FREE 5 and under

Tickets go on sale at noon!

Sponsored by: Tire Associates & Fun.com

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016

  • 9 AM - Hasse Petting Zoo – Ag Educ. Bldg.
  • 11 AM - 4H Shows begin, held all day
  • 11 AM - Commercial building opens
  • 12 PM - Midway opens
  • 1-4 PM - Bingo with KCs
  • 3 PM - All exhibits released and must be picked up immediately!

 

MUSIC UNDER THE TENT

  • 12:30-3:00 PM – Over 60s Band

 

GRAND STAND EVENT

Off Roaders Racing at 12:00 PM

$5 Admission for 13 and up

12 & under are free

Tickets go on sale at 10:00 a.m.

Great to have this group return to the Nicollet County Fair!!