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

August 19-23, 2015


Take advantage of our exciting new feature and purchase admission, advance sale ride tickets, grandstand, entertainment & DISCOUNT package deals ONLINE by clicking the link below!  when at the main page, select "Buy Tickets & Misc Items".  All items purchased will be MAILED to the address provided at the time of checkout. 

Online sales will end Wednesday, August 12th to allow time for processing and mailing prior to the start of the fair.

Announcing the 2015 Main Entertainment Lineup!

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


Maiden Dixie will be performing on Saturday evening with no cover charge. Copperhead Creek will open for Maiden Dixie. We hope all of you enjoy the evening and regret any inconvenience this causes. We wish Henry Paul from Blackhawk and his wife the best!

We will be offering refunds to those that have purchased advance admissions. Please stop at the fair office with your wristband and we will refund the $10.00.



Thank You!

 A sincere thank you to the area businesses that are sponsors of the McLeod County Fair:

Stage Sponsor:

  • C&L Distributing
  • Miller Manufacturing

Supreme Champion Sponsors ($1,000.00):

  • Glencoe Regional Health Services 
  • Hutchinson Co-op and Wensman Seed
  • Hjerpe Contracting Inc.
  • United Farmers Cooperative
  • Walmart

Grand Champion Sponsors ($600.00):

  • Crow River Winery
  • Form-A-Feed
  • Harpel's Chevrolet Buick
  • Hutchinson Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism
  • K-Way Express, Inc.
  • West Central Sanitation

Dairy Show Sponsor:

  • Piehl, Hanson, Beckman, P.A. 

Champion Sponsors ($250.00):

  • AWI Manufacturing, Inc.
  • B-B Tire & Auto Repair
  • B & C Plumbing & Heating Inc.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Casey's General Stores
  • Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel, Hughes Funeral Chapel, & McBride Funeral Chapel
  • Gislason & Hunter LLP
  • Hansen Gravel Inc. / Hansen Truck Service
  • Herald Journal
  • Holy Trinity Parish & School
  • Hussong's Liquor
  • Hutchinson Health
  • Jay Malone Motors
  • Kingston Coaches
  • Kwik Trip
  • L & P Supply Co.
  • Main Street Sports Bar Hutchinson and Glencoe
  • McCormick's Family Restaurant
  • McLeod Publishing
  • MidCountry Bank / Insurance Planners
  • Midwest Machinery Co. Glencoe/Stewart
  • Peterson, Juergensen, Hemerick & Co.
  • Runnings
  • Shamrock Inn
  • Skyview Dairy Inc.
  • Tim Purcell Plumbing & Heating
  • Wendorff Insurance
  • Winsted Dental


Would you like to see your business name on this list?  Contact the fair office for information on sponsorship opportunites available to you.

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.