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2016 Kids Activities

All Day, Every Day Kids' Activities

“Where's Tippy?” Scavenger Hunt: Find one of the 3-inch pictures of Tippy hidden throughout the Fairgrounds and bring it to the admin building for a prize and a free Tippy tattoo! (Ages 0–12)
Kids' Sandbox: outside the Education Building (next to the breastfeeding tent)

Kids' Activities by Date

Date        Event Location Start Time   End Time
Wed 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Wed 8/10 Midway opens Midway 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Midway special: Ride cost reduced by 1 ticket Midway 3:00 pm 6:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races Racing Pigs 3:00 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 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 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 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

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 Midway opens Midway 12:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $25 Midway 12:00 pm 5:00 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 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 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 Pig Races Racing Pigs 7:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 8:00 pm

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 Midway opens Midway 12:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Midway special: Two riders for the price of one Midway 12:00 pm 5:00 pm
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 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 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 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 8:00 pm

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 Midway opens Midway 12:00 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 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 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 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 6:00 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

Sun 8/14 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 8:00 am
Sun 8/14 Kachunga and the Alligator Show Tippy's Pasture 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Midway opens Midway 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Tippy's Terrace 12:00 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 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 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $25 Midway 5:00 pm 9:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races Racing Pigs 5:00 pm
girl feeding a deer
fire truck
Kids' Power Wheels Demo Derby
Kachunga and the Alligator show
log rolling
Dairy Princess
Kids Pedal Pull
pig races
Tippy with little boy