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General Information

Gate Hours

Wednesday 8 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 8 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 8 am - 10:30 pm
Sunday 8 am - 8:00 pm


Children Age 6 and UnderFree
Age 7 through Adult$7.00
Season Pass before 8:00 am Aug 6th (5 admissions)$30.00
Season Pass after 8:00 am Aug 6th at gate$35.00

Location Map

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Building Hours

Exhibit and Barns

Each day8 am - 10 pm


Wednesday12 pm - 10 pm
Thurs. - Sat.10 am - 10 pm
Sunday10 am - 8 pm

Gate Policies & Restrictions

Gate #1/Main Gate: Vehicles*, pedestrians. Closed to vehicles after 4 p.m.
Gate #2/East Gate/4th St.: Vehicles*, pedestrians (some restriction of vehicle traffic during judging)
Gate #3/South Gate/5th St.: NO VEHICLES. Pedestrians (except entry day and Sunday evening exit only)
Gate #4/West Gate/Burandt Blvd.: Pedestrians; horse and livestock trailers and vehicles*
Gate #5/North Gate/Ag Gate: Vehicles*, pedestrians.

* No car passes sold to general public. Only commercial and livestock exhibitors can purchase car passes.

Livestock Exhibitor Gate Pass Policy:

If entries and required registration are in the fair office by the deadline date, one fair-week-pass will be issued to each livestock exhibitor, but only one car pass will be issued per residence/family exhibiting livestock. The Carver County Fair Board already issues each 4-H livestock exhibitor a pass via the Carver County Extension Office, no second pass will knowingly be issued to anyone.

Rules, Policies, Pets

No Car Passes sold to General Public.
Handicap parking available (please inquire).
Only commercial and livestock exhibitors can purchase car passes. Limited parking available on the fairgrounds. No guarantee is given that parking will be available to holders of car passes.
Re-Enter: Individuals must be stamped for re-entry as they leave.
No alcoholic beverages will be allowed in any building except the Entertainment Center and Grandstand.

A breastfeeding tent is available on the east side of the Education Building.

While the greatest care will be executed by the Management to protect patrons of the Carver County Fair, each individual will be held personally responsible for his or her actions, and the Management will not be accountable or responsible for any injury. The Carver County Agricultural Society Management assumes no liability for loss or damage to any property to the concessionaire, exhibitor or patron, due to theft, fire, tornado, weather conditions or other causes. The Directors of the Carver County Fair Board reserve the right to refuse any offensive or obscene exhibits or fair event participation in which the judgment of the Fair Board would be offensive to the general public.

Any person or group that conducts a protest action must limit its activity to the location designated by the Carver County Fair Board. The designated location at the Carver County Fair is located OUTSIDE the west gate located on 3rd Street (near the horse show ring). No entrances or exits can be obstructed or limited in anyway. Refrain from approaching and questioning any exhibitor under the age of 18.