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2022 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

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Did you know we have an air-conditioned breastfeeding building? It's located next to the Administration Building near Gate #5 (north gate) – look for the pink heart on our Fairgrounds map.

Kids' Activities by Date:

Date Event Location Start Time   End Time
Wed 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 1:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Midway special: Ride cost reduced by 1 ticket
This offer not valid with pre-sale ride tickets.
Midway 3:00 pm 6:00 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 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 7:30 pm
        
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 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $35
Closing times subject to change
Midway 12:00 pm Close
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 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 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 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 7:30 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 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Midway special: Two riders for the price of one
This offer not valid with pre-sale ride tickets.
Midway 12:00 pm 5:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 1:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 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 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 6:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 8:30 pm
        
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 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 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 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 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 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:00 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 Pig Races
New location!
Shady Oak Ridge 8:00 pm
        
Sun 8/14 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $35
Closing times subject to change
Midway 12:00 pm Close
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 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 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 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:30 pm
Tippy the cow acts out a story during Story Time with Tippy
a boy feeds a kangaroo at the Carver County Fair exotic zoo
Dairy Princesses post in front of a 'got milk?' banner
a boy pedals a miniature tractor in the Carver County Fair Kids Pedal Pull
pigs racing at the Carver County Fair
Ferris wheel and Waconia water tower at the Carver County Fair midway
Machinery Hill at the Carver County Fair
Tippy the cow mascot with a little boy