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2016 Free Shows and Attractions

Wed. - Sat, Grandstand Gates open 1 hour prior to the start of the event.
Date        Event Location Start Time   End Time
Wed 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Wed 8/10 4-H Camp Fair Entertainment Center 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:00 pm
Wed 8/10 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Fairy Gardening
Dawn from the Watertown Floral Shop will answer all your questions about fairy gardens and guide you to create your own at home.
Agriculture Building 4:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Touch-a-Truck featuring Emergency Vehicles
FREE with gate admission!
More info
Grandstand 5:00 pm 6:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Erin & Madison Entertainment Center 6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 6:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Power Wheels Demo Derby
FREE with gate admission!
More info, rules and entry form
Grandstand 6:30 pm 7:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Up South Patio 6:30 pm 10:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 7:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Equine Drill Team Exhibition
Following Touch-a-Truck and Power Wheels Demo Derby
FREE with gate admission!
More info
Grandstand 7:45 pm 8:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 8:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Johnny Holm Band
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am

Thu 8/11 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Thu 8/11 Blow Bubbles
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 1:30 pm
Thu 8/11 500 Card Tournament
Registration 11-11:45 AM, play until 1:00 PM
Program and prizes follow
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Thu 8/11 Carver County Senior Citizen of the Year Program Entertainment Center 1:00 pm 2:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Unique, Clever Ideas for Cake Decorating
Come watch and enjoy as Mackenthun's demonstrates decorating cakes!
Agriculture Building 1:00 pm
Thu 8/11 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 8/11 4-H Demonstrations and Promotion Patio 2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:00 pm
Thu 8/11 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Thru City Entertainment Center 4:30 pm 7:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 6:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Young Funks Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Motokazie *CANCELED DUE TO TRACK CONDITIONS*
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open and practice begins at 6:00
More info and invitation to local riders
Grandstand 7:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races Racing Pigs 7:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 8:00 pm
Thu 8/11 DiamondBack
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am

Fri 8/12 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Fri 8/12 Blow Bubbles
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 1:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Art in Motion: Interactive Canvas
FREE! More info
Tent between Commercial Building & Entertainment Center 11:00 am 4:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Sheepshead Tournament Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 1:00 pm
Fri 8/12 4-H Fashion Review Patio 2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:00 pm
Fri 8/12 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Flower Arranging Contest
More info
Entertainment Center 4:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Ragtown Entertainment Center 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races Racing Pigs 6:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Fri 8/12 NTPA Tractor Pull *DELAYED BRIEFLY FOR TRACK PREPARATION*
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open at 5:30
More info
Grandstand 6:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Art in Motion: Parkour & Dance Jam *PARKOUR HAS BEEN CANCELLED. LIVEWIRE DJ WILL CONTINUE AS SCHEDULED*
FREE! More info
Show Tent 7:00 pm 10:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Highliners Patio 7:00 pm 11:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 8:00 pm
Fri 8/12 IV Play
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am

Sat 8/13 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Sat 8/13 Kits for Kids Workshop
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 9:00 am 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Log Rolling with Carver County Parks
FREE! More info
Shady Oak Ridge 9:00 am 8:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Be A Dairy Ambassador!
Boys and girls ages 10 to 12
Dairy & Beef Barn/Judges' Square 10:00 am
Sat 8/13 Dairy Fun and Games for Kids with Dairy Princesses and Ambassadors Dairy & Beef Barn 11:00 am 3:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration at 10:30 AM; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Sat 8/13 Blow Bubbles
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Diaper Derby
Registration at 12:30 pm
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm 1:30 pm
Sat 8/13 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 1:00 pm
Sat 8/13 4-H Share the Fun and Promotion Patio 2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Sat 8/13 Artistic Drawing of Animals Demonstration
Love to doodle or have a special pet that you would love to draw and have framed? Let us walk you through a session of doing a portrait of your pet.
Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
$500 prize!
Registration form
Entertainment Center 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Sat 8/13 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 8/13 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Sat 8/13 The Bingos Entertainment Center 4:00 pm 8:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
Sat 8/13 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 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Drop Tailgate Patio 7:00 pm 11:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races Racing Pigs 8:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Whiskey Stone
Must be 21 years of age and have state-issued picture ID
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:30 am

Sun 8/14 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Sun 8/14 Chuck Thiel and the Jolly Ramblers – Polka Church Service Entertainment Center 10:00 am 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Amateur Talent Contest
More info, rules and entry form
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Chuck Thiel & the Jolly Ramblers Patio 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races Racing Pigs 1:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 2:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:00 pm
Sun 8/14 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm 4:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 4:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 4:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Waconia High School Jazz Band Patio 5:00 pm 7:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Traveled Ground with Special Guest Jenn Bostic Entertainment Center 6:00 pm 10:00 pm
Exotic Zoo
NTPA Tractor Pull
Pig Races
Motokazie
Machinery Hill
Exotic Zoo
Kachunga and the Alligator Show
Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Rock Paper Scissors Tournament
Out-of-Field Semi Pull