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Blue Earth County Fair

Blue Earth County Fair Board Meeting

Wednesday, Oct 12th, 2016 at 6:30pm
Fairground Office Garden City





Blue Earth County Fair Association

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 6:30pm

BENCO Auditorium (Side Entrance)

Hwy 169 South  (20946 549th Av Mankato)



We would like to thank ALL of our

Business and Community Partners

for making this year's Fair a Success.






Vikings Cheerleaders are COMING!

Posted July 26th, 2016

Hey Vikings Fans, we are honored to have several of the Vikings Cheerleaders join us at this years Blue Earth County Fair on Saturday, July 30th. Mark your calendars, make the trip out to Garden City and get your picture taken with one of the Vikings Cheerleaders. They will be wondering around the fairgrounds, socializing with fair goers between Noon and 2:30 on Saturday. Come make a memory at the Blue Earth County Fair.


NEWS Alert—Ag Cab Lab is COMING!

Posted July 15th, 2016

The Ag Cab Lab is an interactive and engaging exhibit that allows kids of all ages to hop in a combine or tractor cab. Inside the tractor are simulated games they can choose from that range from planting soybeans to cultivating a field. The combine cab allows children to harvest corn both during the day and during the night. The Ag Cab Lab gives kids a hands-on and upfront look at farming. The Ag Cab Lab will be setup in the Arcade Building on the Blue Earth County Fairgrounds, be sure to spend sometime there experiencing life on the farm.



Volunteer Needed

Posted July 9th, 2016

Interested in volunteering at this years Blue Earth County Fair!! Volunteers are needed to help in various areas during this years Fair. If you are the kind of person who loves to socialize, come join our Volunteer Team. We have opening at the Garberg Cabin, Scavenger Hunt tables, Bloodmobile Registration table, Open Class Building, and much more. Please check out the Application Form on our Forms Page or email Secretary.BECFA@gmail.com. Time is running out!! The Blue Earth County Fair is right around the corner.


2016 Building Project

Posted July 7th, 2016

If you haven't had a chance, please take a drive out the Blue Earth County Fairgrounds and check out the 4H Food Stand. This year the Fair Board choose to remodel the Food Stand and WOW, it is looking great. A BIG Thank You to Dan Kirchner and Kirchner Construction for all their hard work. They've done an awesome job. If you are interested in helping out on this project, feel free to send your donations to the Fair Association marked 4H Food Stand Project. Help make our Fairgrounds the BEST in the State, we are the oldest. There will be a ribbon cutting event to open the Newly Remodeled 4H Food Stand this year at the Fair.


Advance Carnival Tickets Available!  

Posted June 15th, 2016

Amboy—Casey’s, Mapleton—Dietz Foods and Maple Mart, Lake Crystal—Kevin's (Starting July 1st), Garden City—Blue Earth County Fairgrounds Office, Minnesota Lake—Food N Fuel, Madison Lake—The Market , Eagle Lake—Eagle Express, and Mankato—6 Kwik Trips Locations and Blue Valley Sod.



Blood Drive Held During Fair  

Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 10am - 4pm

Posted June 8th, 2016

We are excited to have the opportunity of helping to save lives by hosting the Red Cross Blood Mobile at this year's Blue Earth County Fair on Saturday. Come help us save 3 lives by donating a pint of blood. Lets break a record this year.


2016 Demo Derby Forms Available!  

Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7pm

Posted June 8th, 2016

Rules, Regulations and Registration Forms are now available for 2016 Demo Derby at the Blue Earth County Fair this summer. You will find them on the Forms Page, link located at the top of our web page. Any question feel free to contact Randy Mosloski at 507-327-1944.


Ag Olmpics Expanding this Year

Posted May 30th, 2016

4H is opening Ag Olympics to anyone feeling lucky and wanting to compete. Some of the relays will include wheel barrow races, egg & spoon pony obstacle course, hay stacking, gunny sacks races, animal roping, and much more. No Agricultural Experience Needed! Pre-Registration Encouraged. Registration Forms can be found under the Forms Tab. Pre-registration entries due July 1st, t-shirt guaranteed for those that pre-register. The Ag Olympics will happen Thursday, July 28th at the Fairgrounds.


2016 Blue Earth County Fair—Knockerball Coming…

Posted May 14th, 2016

Knockerball sweeping the nation and we are so excited to bring it to the Blue Earth County Fair this summer. Saturday from noon to dark, they will be on the Fairgrounds. Make your calendars and come to the Fair to try this new and exciting treat that is sweeping the nation. Click here to check out a short video— https://youtu.be/Q14o1746tI4.


2016 Blue Earth County Fair—We have a Carnival Coming!  

Posted May 12th, 2016

We are proud to announce that we have signed an agreement with Cody Rides. They will be bring their carnival to our Fair this year. They are planning on bring a ferris wheel, a slide, 4 or 5 kid rides, some food stands and 5 or 6 game stations. Discount ride tickets will be available ahead of time. Watch for posting to locations, coming soon.


2016 Remodeling Project will be the 4H Food Stand

Posted May 12th, 2016

If you or your business is interested in helping with the 2016 Remodeling Project, feel free to contact Robin Teitz. We are looking for interested people to help with the dismantling and the reassembling of a NEW 4H Food Stand to be unveiled at the 2016 Blue Earth County Fair. All money donations can be made to the Blue Earth County Fair Attn. 4H Food Stand Project.



2016 Pepsi Pop Star BECF Amateur Talent Contest 

Sat., July 30th, 2016 at 2pm Free Stage at the Fairgrounds

Posted May 12th, 2016

This contest is open to all amateur entertainers. Professional musicians whose talent is a principal source of income are not permitted to enter. Contestants must submit a completed entry form with a non-refundable fee. Entries will be accepted until the show is full. For full list of rules, please download the Talent Show Application from the Forms Tab.


2016 Compact Car Races are BACK!  

Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 7pm

Posted May 12th, 2016

Rules, Regulations and Registration Forms are now available for 2016 Compact Car Races at the Blue Earth County Fair this summer. You will find them on the Forms Page, link located at the top of our web page. Any question feel free to contact Pat Coult 507-380-8492 and Bob Shelton at 507-621-2866.


2016 Volunteer Wanted

Posted May 11th, 2016

Interested in volunteering at this years Blue Earth County Fair, please check out the application on our Forms Page or email Secretary.BECFA@gmail.com.


2016 Commercial Vendor Applications

Posted March 19th, 2016

The Commercial Building Vendor Application packet is now available. Be sure to download the packet from our Forms Tab, the deadline is fast approaching and you want to be sure that your space is reserved as soon as possible.


2016 Food Vendor Applications

Posted March 19th, 2016

Are you getting excited for this year’s Blue Earth County Fair? We are and it is approaching faster than you would think! We wanted to let everyone know that the 2016 Food Vendor Application along with the ST19 Form have been posted. Check them out and get your application in soon to secure your spot. First come first served! Click on the Form tab to find all forms.


2016 MN State Fair Century Farm Applications 

-- DEADLINE APRIL 1st, 2016

Posted February 19, 2016

If you are a resident of Blue Earth County and are currently still living on your family farm that has been in the same family ownership for over 100 years . Then you might want to take a look at this application. The MN State Farm is now accepting applications for Century Farms to be awarded Summer 2016. The sponsors again this year our the State Fair and the Minnesota Farm Bureau. A link to the application will be on our Forms Page.



Nominate a Senior Volunteer

Nominate a Blue Earth County Senior for the State Senior of the Year!
Lora Brady 507-387-5586 ext. 3 for more information.




Look under the contact tab for person(s) to call or email with further information or questions regarding any of the fair categories.

Look under the forms tab for registration guidelines and registration contracts for Open Class, Compact Care Races, Demo Derby, Food Vendors, Commercial Vendors and Senior Day.


Blue Earth County Fair

July 28th — 30th, 2016