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2024 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 8/7 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wed 8/7 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 1:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wed 8/7 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 2:00 pm
Wed 8/7 Midway special: Ride cost reduced by 1 ticket
This offer not valid with pre-sale ride tickets.
Midway 2:00 pm 6:00 pm
Wed 8/7 Mutton Bustin’
Sheep riding competition for kids ages 6-8.
Participant information
West Arena 6:30 pm
        
Thu 8/8 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Thu 8/8 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Thu 8/8 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Thu 8/8 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Thu 8/8 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $35 Midway 12:00 pm 10:00 pm
        
Fri 8/9 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Fri 8/9 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Fri 8/9 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Fri 8/9 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Fri 8/9 Midway special: All rides cost 2 tickets
This offer not valid with pre-sale ride tickets.
Midway 12:00 pm 4:00 pm
        
Sat 8/10 Be A Dairy Ambassador!
Boys and girls ages 10 to 12
Dairy & Beef Barn/Judges' Square 10:00 am
Sat 8/10 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Dairy Fun and Games for Kids with Dairy Princesses and Ambassadors Dairy & Beef Barn 11:00 am 3:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration at 10:30 a.m.; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Sat 8/10 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Diaper Derby
Registration at 1:00 p.m.
Entertainment Center 1:30 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/10 Kids' Prize Give-Away Drawing
Ages 12 & under; Sign up from 11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Must be present to win.
Patio 3:00 pm
        
Sun 8/11 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Sun 8/11 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Sun 8/11 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Sun 8/11 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $35 Midway 12:00 pm 8:00 pm
a boy feeds a kangaroo at the Carver County Fair exotic zoo
Kids playing Wheels of Agriculture game show
a chicken with crazy feathers
Dairy Princesses post in front of a 'got milk?' banner
a boy pedals a miniature tractor in the Carver County Fair Kids Pedal Pull
three pigs racing at the Carver County Fair
carousel at the Carver County Fair midway
Machinery Hill at the Carver County Fair
dads prep their babies for the Carver County Fair diaper derby
lots of prizes at a carnival game on the Carver County Fair Midway
farmers and lion photo board cutouts ready for a photo op outside the Carver County Fair Administration Building
Wheels of Agriculture logo with wheels that look like gameshow spinners
Tippy the cow acts out a story during Story Time with Tippy