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2022 Free Shows and Attractions

Free? That's right! All of the events below are free with gate admission, including Wednesday through Saturday grandstand events!

Date Event Location Start Time   End Time
Wed 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Ragtown
Playing a variety of genres/styles to make sure everybody's happy!
Entertainment Center 3:30 pm 7:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 4:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 5:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Wed 8/10 The Castaways
A nationally-known, Minnesota-based rock'n'roll band who play the best of artists such as as Bruce Springsteen, Elvis and Buddy Holly to the Beatles, Beach Boys, Motown artists, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond and more!
Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Side-by-Side UTV Races
FREE with gate admission!
Practice laps begin at 5 p.m. and conclude at 6 p.m.

More info, rules and entry form
Grandstand 7:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 7:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Johnny Holm Band
Classic rock, modern rock, pop, country... Johnny does it all!
Must be 21+ years of age and have state-issued picture ID

Photos and more info
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:00 am
        
Thu 8/11 500 Card Tournament
Registration 9:30–10:00 a.m.
Program and prizes follow
Entertainment Center 10:00 am
Thu 8/11 Bubbles & Chalk
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 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 1:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Thu 8/11 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Clear Blue
Traditional country music band focusing our music on the Bakersfield style Honky Tonk sound
Entertainment Center 3:30 pm 7:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 3:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 4:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 6:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 6:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Smokescreen
Wide variety of rock & country music
Patio 6:30 pm 10:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Motokazie
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open and practice begins 1 hour prior to the start of the event.

More info and invitation to local riders
Grandstand 7:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 7:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Good For Gary
A Twin Cities cover band that specializes in current and past dance hits, focusing on the newest Top 40 songs.
Must be 21+ years of age and have state-issued picture ID

Photos, video & more
Entertainment Center 8:00 pm 11:00 pm
        
Fri 8/12 Bubbles & Chalk
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 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Sheepshead Card Tournament
Registration 9:30–10:00 a.m.
Program and prizes follow
Entertainment Center 10:00 am
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 1:30 pm
Fri 8/12 4-H Fashion Revue Patio 2:00 pm 3:00 pm
Fri 8/12 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 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Veterans Program
Featured speaker TBA
Entertainment Center 2:30 pm
Fri 8/12 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Mollie B & SqueezeBox with Ted Lange
Polka polka polka!
Entertainment Center 3:00 pm 7:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Flower Arranging Contest
More info
Tent between Commercial Building & Entertainment Center 4:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Fri 8/12 NTPA Tractor Pull
FREE with gate admission!
Gates open 1 hour prior to the start of the event.

More info
Grandstand 6:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 6:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Chopper – World's Nuttiest DJ
FREE! All ages
Show Tent 7:00 pm 11:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Fri 8/12 The White Keys
Rocking parties around the country since 2007 using cover songs from the 1960s, 2000s, and EVERYTHING in between.
Patio 7:00 pm 11:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 8:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Shane Martin
Teetering edge of country, pop, and rock where it's just dangerous enough to be fun!
Must be 21+ years of age and have state-issued picture ID

Photos, videos & more
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:00 am
        
Sat 8/13 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 9:00 am 12:00 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 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
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 a.m.; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Sat 8/13 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Diaper Derby
Registration at 1:00 p.m.
Entertainment Center 1:30 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 1:30 pm
Sat 8/13 4-H Share the Fun Patio 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
$500 prize! Visit webpage for more information and registration form
Entertainment Center 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 4-H Arts-In Performances
Following Kids’ Prize Give-Away Drawing
Patio 3:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 4:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Sat 8/13 The Bingos
Lots of 60s, 70s, to current, along with some popular country too.
Entertainment Center 4:30 pm 7:30 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Out-of-Field Tractors, Semis and Pick-ups Pull
The locals are back! FREE with gate admission!
Gates open 1 hour prior to the start of the event.

More info, rules and entry form
Grandstand 5:30 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 6:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Steel Bridges
Wide variety of rock & country music
Patio 7:00 pm 11:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 8:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Bad Girlfriends
Performing a high-energy mix of classic and current rock, country and pop.
Must be 21+ years of age and have state-issued picture ID

Photos, videos & more
Entertainment Center 8:30 pm 12:00 am
        
Sun 8/14 Church at the Fair: Reverend Howie Krienke with music by Chuck Thiel & the Jolly Ramblers Entertainment Center 10:00 am 11:00 am
Sun 8/14 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 12:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Amateur Talent Contest
Visit webpage for more info, rules and entry form
Entertainment Center 1:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Chuck Thiel & the Jolly Ramblers
Wide variety of musical styles from German/Czech old-time to modern and swing to 50s, country, and country-rock.
Patio 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 2:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 3:00 pm
Sun 8/14 4-H Arts-In Performances Patio 3:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 5:00 pm
Sun 8/14 No Stone Unturned
Uprooting classic rock with an acoustic twist
Patio 5:30 pm 9:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Bill Litzau & Open Highway
Outlaw Country Band and more. Original music along with music from Waylon, Merle, Cash, Hank, CBD, Stapleton, Jinks & much more.
All ages

Photos and more info
Entertainment Center 6:00 pm 10:00 pm
a girl feeds grain to a deer at the Carver County Fair exotic zoo
pigs racing at the Carver County Fair
Motokazie racers go around a corner in the Carver County Fair Grandstand
equipment on Machinery Hill at the Carver County Fair
a boy pedaling a miniature tractor in the Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull at the Carver County Fair
a tattooed man and a little girl face off in the Rock Paper Scissors Tournament at the Carver County Fair
Ragtown band promo photo
Chopper World's Nuttiest DJ promo photo
Mollie B performing live
No Stone Unturned band promo photo
Smokescreen band promo photo
The Bingos performing live
The White Keys performing live