It's Fair Time!
" Years of Tradition & Agriculture"

August 19-23, 2015

Welcome to the McLeod County Fair's website.  The plans for this year's fair are coming along great.   There's a lot to look forward to!  Thanks to all of our exhbitors and guests for a great 2014.  We look forward to seeing you again, August 19-23, 2015!  Details for the 2015 fair will be added to the website as they are finalized. 

Announcing the 2015 Main Entertainment Lineup!

Throughout the week, a featured day's evening entertainment lineup will be announced!  Watch our Facebook page and website for details and further announcements leading up to the concerts.  It's going to be 5 days of excellent entertainment that you won't want to miss!

Get Ready to ROCK with Hairball on Friday, August 21st!

We are excited to welcome HAIRBALL back to the fair to help us kick off a fun-filled weekend!  The opening act is yet to be determined.  There will be a $10.00 cover charge for this all-ages show.  Be sure to stop out to the fair early to grab a bite to eat and listen to ANDY AUSTIN perform in the Pavilion on Friday afternooon.  For more information, visit:  www.hairballonline.com and www.andyaustin.net


 It's going to be a BIG night of COUNTRY MUSIC on
Saturday, August 22nd! 

We are so excited to announce that multi-platinum country recording artists BLACKHAWK and OUTLAWS will be performing at the McLeod County Fair this year!  It will be a full day of country music beginning early in the afternoon with JOE McPHERSON in the Pavilion. MAIDEN DIXIE opens up the evening, followed by OUTLAWS and BLACKHAWK as our headliners. There will be a $10.00 cover charge for this all-ages show.  Mark your calendars and bring your friends - it's going to be a great night full of country hits!  For more information on the bands and for sound clips of their music, visit: www.outlawsmusic.com, www.blackhawklive.com and www.maidendixie.com


Thank You!

 A sincere thank you to the area businesses that sponsored the 2014 McLeod County Fair:

Corporate Stage Sponsor:

  • C&L Distributing

$1,000.00 Corporate Sponsors:

  • Dekalb Asgrow, Ag Specialists - Plato & Jungclaus Seeds - Glencoe
  • Glencoe Regional Health Services
  • America's Fitness Center
  • Cash Wise Foods
  • DuPont Pioneer, Buckentin Seeds
    & Gerald Kucera Agency

 $500.00 Sponsors:

  • K-Way Express, Inc.

$250.00 Sponsors:

  • AWI Manufacturing, Inc.
  • B&B Tire & Auto
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Casey's General Stores
  • Crow River Winery
  • Herald Journal Publishing, Inc.
  • Hussong's Liquor Store
  • Hutchinson Co-op
  • Hutchinson Health
  • Insurance Planners
  • Jay Malone Motors
  • Jungclaus Implement
  • Kwik Trip
  • Lester Building Systems, LLC
  • McCormick's Family Restaurant
  • MidCountry Bank
  • Midwest Industrial Tool Grinding, Inc. - In Memoriam to Grant Knutson
  • Peterson, Juergensen, Hemerick & Co. - CPA
  • Runnings
  • Tim Purcell Plumbing & Heating, LLC
  • United Farmers Cooperative
  • Wendorff Insurance
Would you like to see your business name on this list?  Contact the fair office for information on sponsorship opportunites available to you.


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Participate in our Survey Questions

We would love your feedback!  Hearing what YOU want to see will help us in making decisions when planning the fair.  Take a minute to let us know what you like!



What is your favorite thing to see or do at the fair?
See animals in the barns
Grandstand shows
Non-Livestock exhibits
4-H Building Exhibits
Commercial Building
Carnival Rides
Eat, Eat and Eat some more!
Evening bands in the Entertainment Tent
Promise Stage Entertainment
Legacy Stage Presentations
Participate in Contests



How often do you attend the fair?
Every Day, Every Year!
Attend based on schedule of events
Usually 2-3 of the 5 days.
Once every few years.
Wednesday Only
Thursday Only
Friday Only
Saturday Only
Sunday Only
Just on the weekend.
Never Attend.
Do you enter exhibits in the fair?
Yes, Livestock
Yes, Non-Livestock
Yes, Both Livestock & Non-Livestock
I have a few times in the past.
I would like to, but don't know how.
I am not interested in exhibiting.