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Join us at the Kandiyohi County Fair. Members of the Kandiyohi County Fair Board would like to invite you to attend YOUR county fair in Willmar, Minnesota. The Board has put together another excellent 4-day event for the residents and visitors of Kandiyohi County enjoy.


Are you looking for a way to be involved in a Family Tradition?
Need something fun to do the second week of August?
Love the Fair and want to get involved?
18-100 years of age!
We have a place for YOU!
Give us a call!
320-599-4318 - Cheryl-Fair Secretary

Come and see all the different 4-H and FFA events. Open Class Exhibits include needlework, home canning, baking, flowers, vegetables, quilts, cattle, horses and rabbits. There will also be auto racing, demo derby, tractor and truck pull, FREE entertainment and talent contest.

Everyone's Goin' to the Kandiyohi County Fair

2014 Happenings at the Kandiyohi County Fair Grounds
May 10-11                 4-H Horse Clinic
June 14                    Bridal Shower-Log Cabin
June 15                    Wedding Reception-Log Cabin
June 17                     4-H Wish I had a Horse Clinic
June 27                    West Central Dairy Days
July 12                     Wedding-Log Cabin
July 12                     4-H Youth Horse Show
July 18-20                Rat Rods Car Show
July 19                      Glacial Ridge Appalusa Horse Show
July 26                     Wedding-Log Cabin
July 26-27                Arabian Horse Show
August 3                    4-H Dog Show
August 6-9                 Kandiyohi County Fair
September 17-19        Kandi Klassic Cattle Sale

Kandiyohi County Fair membership Drive

A $100 Membership Fee entitles you to ... (for the first year of membership)

  1. 2 Season Gate Admission Passes
  2. 1 Season Parking Pass
  3. 2 Grandstand Admission/night of your choice

Each year thereafter you will be a part of the Kandiyohi County Fair Association to help build a better fair. Attend the Annual Association Meeting each November and your $100 membership enables you to one vote.

The membership fee goes into the Association Capital Account to maintain, build and enhance the buildings on the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds.

Contact the Fair Secretary @ 320-599-4318 or any Present Board Member

Old Settlers’ Cabin Exhibit
3 & 7pm each day

The 2014 Kandiyohi County Fair is the third year of a new expanded exhibitarea in the Log Cabin during the Fair.  The Log Cabin has undergone many improvements including, shingles, lightingand repairs/staining of the exterior logs. The fair board, along with the Kandiyohi County Historical Societyare excited to present this years theme: the Civil War.  Michael Eckers will be giving presentations in the Log Cabin all 4 days of the Fair.  Michael presents the Civil War in the persona of a Union Brigadier General (though he’s known to show up in other uniforms, too).  His talks are as engaging and entertaining as his writing.  He considers himself a time traveler and is currently working on several projects. Come and reminisce of times past and enjoy the new exhibit area.

Restoration of the Little Red School House

The Little Red Schoolhouse has a long history in Kandiyohi County. Built in 1882 for $350, it served as the first schoolhouse for School District No.2 before finding a home at our fairgrounds.The Little Red Schoolhouse is home to children’s art displays and a variety of activities.

“This activity is sponsored, in part, by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture through funding from the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature.”

“The Kandiyohi County Fair is a recipient of a County Fairs Arts Access and Cultural Heritage grant from the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.  The Log Cabin Exhibit Area and Improvements, the Restoration of the Little Red School House is funded, in part, by the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature.”

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