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2017 Events

Wed. - Sat, Grandstand Gates open 1 hour prior to the start of the event.
Date        Event Location Start Time   End Time
Mon 8/7 Education Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 28–30
8:00 am 8:00 pm
Mon 8/7 Agriculture Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 17–27 & 117
5:00 pm 8:30 pm

Tue 8/8 Agriculture Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 17–27 & 117
8:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue 8/8 Education Building exhibit drop-off
Departments 28–30
8:00 am 12:00 pm
Tue 8/8 4-H Horse Interviews Horse Barn 11:00 am 5:00 pm
Tue 8/8 4-H Livestock Interviews
Beef, Dairy, Goats, Llamas, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Swine
Show Tent 1:00 pm 5:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Depts 28–30: Education Judging Education Building 4:00 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 19: Floriculture Judging Agriculture Building 6:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 20: Canning and Preservation Judging: Divisions O (Wine) & P (Beer) Agriculture Building 6:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 21: Baking Judging Agriculture Building 6:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 117: FFA Crops Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 pm
Tue 8/8 Dept 17: Farm & Garden Crops Judging (Divisions A, B & C) Agriculture Building 7:30 pm

Wed 8/9 Dept 20: Canning and Preservation Judging Agriculture Building 6:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 21: Baking Judging (continued from previous day) Agriculture Building 6:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 25: Arts, Crafts, Hobbies & Antiques Judging Agriculture Building 7:00 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 26: Health Care Residents Judging Agriculture Building 7:00 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 27: Photography Judging Agriculture Building 7:00 am
Wed 8/9 4-H Pigeon & Dove Show Judging Show Tent 7:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 22: Household Art Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 23: Clothing Construction Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 24: Knitting, Crocheting Judging Agriculture Building 7:30 am
Wed 8/9 Carver County Sheriff’s Office Coin Hunt
Find the coin and win a Carver County Parks Vehicle Permit! More info
8:00 am 10:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 17: Farm & Garden Crops Judging (Divisions A, B & C) Agriculture Building 8:00 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 18: Fruit Judging Agriculture Building 8:00 am
Wed 8/9 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Wed 8/9 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Poultry Show Judging Show Tent 8:30 am
Wed 8/9 Dept 15: Pigeon Show (following 4-H pigeons) Poultry Barn 11:00 am
Wed 8/9 4-H Camp Fair Entertainment Center 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Market Animal Weigh-in
Swine weighed first at noon; sheep and goats to follow.
Sheep/Swine/FFA Children's Barnyard 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Beef Cattle in place 12:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Commercial buildings open 12:00 pm 10:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Dairy Cattle in place 12:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Livestock must be entered by noon Wed 12:00 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Rabbit Show Judging & Agility Show Tent 1:00 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Swine Show Judging Show Area between Swine & Llama Barns 1:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 16: Rabbit Judging (following 4-H rabbits) Rabbit Barn 1:30 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Beef Weigh-in Dairy & Beef Barn 2:00 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Dairy Interviews Dairy & Beef Barn 2:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Midway opens Midway 2:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Swinging Country Band Entertainment Center 2:00 pm 6:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Midway special: Ride cost reduced by 1 ticket Midway 3:00 pm 6:00 pm
Wed 8/9 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 107: FFA Swine Judging Show Area between Swine & Llama Barns 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 108: FFA Sheep Judging (following open Division and FFA Swine) Show Tent 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 7: Swine Judging (following FFA Swine) Show Area between Swine & Llama Barns 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Dept 8: Sheep Judging Show Tent 4:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Herb Gardening
More info
Agriculture Building 4:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Erin & Madison Entertainment Center 6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Minnesota Minn-E-Rod Tractor Pull
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open at 5:00
More info
Grandstand 6:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Bingo Bingo Tent 6:30 pm 10:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Up South Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Wed 8/9 Pig Races Racing Pigs 7:30 pm
Wed 8/9 Johnny Holm Band
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am

Thu 8/10 Carver County Sheriff’s Office Coin Hunt
Find the coin and win a Carver County Parks Vehicle Permit! More info
8:00 am 10:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Dept 9-14: Poultry, Waterfowl, Game Birds Judging Poultry Barn 8:00 am
Thu 8/10 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Thu 8/10 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H & FFA (Dept 104) Dairy Show Judges' Square 9:00 am
Thu 8/10 4-H Horse Game Show West Arena 9:00 am
Thu 8/10 Blow Bubbles
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 10:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 1:30 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H Lamb Lead Interviews Show Tent 11:00 am
Thu 8/10 500 Card Tournament
Registration 11-11:45 AM, play until 1:00 PM
Program and prizes follow
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Thu 8/10 4-H Wool Fleece Judging Show Tent 11:30 am
Thu 8/10 4-H Lamb Lead and Sheep Show Judging Show Tent 12:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Midway opens Midway 12:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $25 Midway 12:00 pm 5:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Plate of Bars Contest
Entry time 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
More info
Agriculture Building 12:15 pm
Thu 8/10 Carver County Senior Citizen of the Year Program Entertainment Center 1:00 pm 2:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Unique, Clever Ideas for Cake Decorating
More info
Agriculture Building 1:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Carver County Century Farms Program, Presented by Farm Bureau
(following Senior Citizen of the Year Program)
More info
Entertainment Center 1:15 pm 2:00 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H Demonstrations and Promotion Patio 2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Bingo Bingo Tent 3:00 pm 10:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Mollie B with the Jim Busta Band Entertainment Center 3:30 pm 7:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 4:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Thu 8/10 4-H Llama and Alpaca Show: Intermediates & Seniors Show Tent 5:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Dept 3: Llamas & Alpacas Judging Show Tent 6:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 6:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Castaways Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Open WSCA Horse Game Show
More info
West Arena 6:30 pm
Thu 8/10 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Motokazie
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open and practice begins at 6:00
More info and invitation to local riders
Grandstand 7:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 8:00 pm
Thu 8/10 Them Pesky Kids
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:00 pm 12:00 am

Fri 8/11 Carver County Sheriff’s Office Coin Hunt
Find the coin and win a Carver County Parks Vehicle Permit! More info
8:00 am 10:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Fri 8/11 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Fri 8/11 4-H Goat Show Judging Show Tent 8:30 am
Fri 8/11 4-H Horse Show: Training, Cloverbud, Pleasure & Trail Classes West Arena 8:30 am
Fri 8/11 Dept 4: Dairy Cattle Judging Judges' Square 9:00 am
Fri 8/11 Blow Bubbles
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 10:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 1:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Dept 5: Dairy Goats & Dept 105: FFA Goats Judging (following 4-H goats) Show Tent 10:00 am
Fri 8/11 Art in Motion: Street Art
FREE! Grab some chalk and help create an inspired walkway alongside artists and fair-goers! All ages & abilities welcome. Pick up chalk supplies at the HERO tent adjacent to the Entertainment Center.
Tent between Commercial Building & Entertainment Center 11:00 am 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Sheepshead Tournament Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Fri 8/11 Midway opens Midway 12:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Midway special: Two riders for the price of one Midway 12:00 pm 5:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Cookie Jar Contest Judging
Entry time 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
More info
Agriculture Building 12:15 pm
Fri 8/11 Carver County Junior Holstein Heifer Show Judges' Square 12:30 pm
Fri 8/11 4-H Fashion Review Patio 2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Military Service Recognition March
March starts at Bayview Elementary and travels down Walnut Street to the Fairgrounds Gate #1 (main gate).
Participant information
2:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Veterans Program
Featuring speaker Peggy Uecker, who will share her experiences with the loss of her daughter, Sgt. Kari Ann Uecker. The program will be approximately 30 to 40 minutes.
Entertainment Center 2:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Bingo Bingo Tent 3:00 pm 10:00 pm
Fri 8/11 The 6 Outlaws and the Trumpeteers Patio 3:00 pm 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 3:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Flower Arranging Contest
More info
Entertainment Center 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Jason Paulson Band Entertainment Center 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Wood Carving – Detailing & Finishing
More info
Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 4:30 pm
Fri 8/11 4-H & FFA (Dept 106) Beef Show West Arena 5:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Dept 6: Beef Cattle Judging (following 4-H & FFA Beef) West Arena 5:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 5:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Fri 8/11 NTPA Tractor Pull
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open at 5:30
More info
Grandstand 6:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 6:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Chopper – World's Nuttiest DJ
FREE!
Show Tent 7:00 pm 11:00 pm
Fri 8/11 Red Letter Band
"Sold" by Red Letter Band [Official Video] on YouTube
Patio 7:00 pm 10:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:30 pm
Fri 8/11 Hitchville
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am
Fri 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 8:30 pm

Sat 8/12 Carver County Sheriff’s Office Coin Hunt
Find the coin and win a Carver County Parks Vehicle Permit! More info
8:00 am 10:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Sat 8/12 Gates Open 8:00 am 10:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Kits for Kids Workshop
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 9:00 am 12:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Open WSCA Horse Performance and Youth Show
More info
West Arena 9:00 am
Sat 8/12 Come Zumba with SIU!
Free family-friendly event. 60 minutes of cardio dance to your favorite songs. #shapeituptosipitdownattheccf
Patio 9:45 am 10:45 am
Sat 8/12 4-H Meat Auction & Buyer's Brunch
Meat auction at 10:30 AM
Show Tent 10:00 am
Sat 8/12 Be A Dairy Ambassador!
Boys and girls ages 10 to 12
Dairy & Beef Barn/Judges' Square 10:00 am
Sat 8/12 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 10:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Log Rolling with Carver County Parks
FREE! More info
Shady Oak Ridge 10:00 am 8:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Dairy Fun and Games for Kids with Dairy Princesses and Ambassadors Dairy & Beef Barn 11:00 am 3:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration at 10:30 AM; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Sat 8/12 4-H Chicken BBQ Contest Show Tent 12:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Blow Bubbles
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Midway opens Midway 12:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Diaper Derby
Registration at 12:30 pm
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm 1:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Rooster Crowing Contest
More info
Show Tent 1:00 pm
Sat 8/12 4-H Share the Fun and Promotion Patio 2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
$500 prize!
Registration form
Entertainment Center 2:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Want to Learn About Pottery?
More info
Agriculture Building 2:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Bingo Bingo Tent 3:00 pm 10:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Sat 8/12 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Kids' Prize Give-Away Drawing
Ages 12 & under; Sign up from 11:00 AM to 3:30 pm
Must be present to win.
Patio 3:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 4:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Sat 8/12 4-H Llama Show: Cloverbuds & Juniors Show Tent 5:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Sat 8/12 The Bingos Entertainment Center 5:00 pm 9:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Out-of-Field Tractors, Semis and Pick-ups Pull
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open at 4:30
More info, rules and entry form
Grandstand 5:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 6:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Dale Dahmen & The Beats Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Horse Ranch Rodeo
More Info
West Arena 6:30 pm
Sat 8/12 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Sat 8/12 4-H Llama Costume Show (following Cloverbuds & Juniors) Show Tent 8:00 pm
Sat 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 8:00 pm
Sat 8/12 32 Below
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 9:30 pm 12:30 am

Sun 8/13 Carver County Sheriff’s Office Coin Hunt
Find the coin and win a Carver County Parks Vehicle Permit! More info
8:00 am 8:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Exhibit buildings and barns open 8:00 am 10:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Sun 8/13 Gates Open 8:00 am 8:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Church at the Fair: Terry Hoese with Music by Chuck Thiel & the Jolly Ramblers Entertainment Center 10:00 am 11:00 am
Sun 8/13 Commercial buildings open 10:00 am 8:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Minnesota Circuit Riders Open NSCA Show
More info
West Arena 10:00 am
Sun 8/13 4-H Pet/Cat Show Show Tent 12:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Midway opens Midway 12:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 12:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Amateur Talent Contest
More info, rules and entry form
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Chuck Thiel & the Jolly Ramblers Patio 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 1:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Let us Help You Expand Your Creativity Within!
More info
Agriculture Building 1:00 pm
Sun 8/13 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Contest Show Tent 2:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Bingo Bingo Tent 3:00 pm 9:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:00 pm
Sun 8/13 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Sun 8/13 Demolition Derby
Age 7 through adult: $8.00; Children Age 6 & under: free
Gates open at 3:00
Ticket info, rules and entry forms
Grandstand 4:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Galaxy Girl Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:30 pm
Sun 8/13 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $25 Midway 5:00 pm 9:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Waconia High School Jazz Band Patio 5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Traveled Ground with Jenn Bostic Entertainment Center 6:00 pm 10:00 pm
Sun 8/13 Cattle Excused 8:00 pm
Motokazie
Carver County Fair Midway
Hitchville
Pig Races
Johnny Holm Band
Exotic Zoo
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament
Demolition Derby
Tippy the Cow