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 19th Annual
Kossuth County Fair


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8 pm

6pm and 9pm
Free Concerts



Supreme Enduro Series



Jake McVey
5:30pm and 9pm
Free Concerts

 IMCA Dirt Track Racing at
Kossuth County Speedway

7 pm Hot Laps



Demo Derby

Cinderella's Tom Keifer
 9:30 pm

GATES OPEN @ 8:30 pm


 Stone Park Ritual
Full 2 hr Concert Following

2 Stages for this
Great 80's Rock Event!!!


Harkin Memorial Race
6 pm

 IMCA Dirt Track Racing

Arch Allies
Tribute Band Featuring
Styx, Reo Speedwagon &




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The Kossuth County Fair features a diverse and extensive amount of FREE ENTERTAINMENT for
your pleasure, just for coming out
to the fair. See the descriptions
below of the various entertainers along with their showtimes.


 Daily Highlights
 Click on Kossuth County Fair Ribbon to return to Home Page with Daily Highlights.
 This page will have Daily updates throughout the fair.
Please see Iowa State Kossuth County Extension website for all up-to-date 4-H fair events.
 Sunday, July 31
 AfternoonKossuth County Fair Pageant Contestant Interviews
 5:00-7:00pmOpen Class Show Early Entry (Open Class Building)
(Culinary, Textile, Garden, Agriculture, Photography Departments)
   Coloring Contest Pictures can be dropped of at the Fair Office or Open Building
 Monday, August

 Open Class Show Entry (Open Class Building)

 8:30am4-H Non-Livestock Judging (4-H Building)
 5:00-7:00pmOpen Class Quilt Show Early Entry (Open Class Building)
 5:00-7:00pmOpen Class Flower Show Early Entry (Flower Building)

Hot Laps

*NEW* Go-Kart Races (FREE Grandstand Event)   
For more information, contact:
Kevin Long (712) 298-1288      

 Tuesday, August 2
 7:00-11:30amOpen Class Flower Show Entry (Flower Building)
 7:00-8:00amOpen Class Quilt Show Entry (Open Class Building)
 12:00pm4-H Horse Event- Game Classes (Horse Arena)
 5:30-7:00pmPork Loin Meal *Free Gate Fundraiser* $6.00
 6:00pm19th Annual Fair Parade
Kossuth County Ag & Motorsports Museum Open
 6:00-8:00pmFloral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Opens
 6:00-8:00pmOutdoor Flea Market Opens (Outside of Floral Hall)
 6:00-8:00pmKossuth County Activity Center/Open Building Opens
(FREE Library Books for Everyone the Entire Fair)
 7:00pmPedal Pull Contest
(Sponsored by PMC Advantage)(Farm Bureau Shelter House)

Boys & Girls Age 4-11 & Women's Powder Puff Division
Registration 5:30-6:00 pm.  Registration forms can be
downloaded on right column of website
 7:00-10:00pmNext Generation Shows Midway Open ~ Wristband Special $15
 8:00pmKossuth County Fair Pageant (Grandstand)
 Wednesday, August 3
 8:00am 4-H/FFA Horse Show- Halter & Performance Classes (Horse Arena) 

Duane Nelson~Chainsaw Artist~  Duane will be carving logs into masterpieces! The carved sculptures will be auctioned off on Saturday, August 6th at 12:20pm (before the Ribbon Auction). The funds raised will go towards the 2017 FREE GATE!

 12:00pm 4-H/FFA/Open Kid's Boar (Meat) Goat Show (Show Barn) 
  12:00-6:00pm Kossuth County Ag & Motorsports Museum Open


  12:00-8:00pm Floral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open
  12:00-8:00pm Outdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of Floral Hall)
  12:00-8:00pm Kossuth County Activity Center/Open Building Opens
(FREE Library Books)
  1:30pm 4-H/FFA/Kid's Open Bottle Lamb/Sheep Show
  2:00pm Next Generation Shows Midway Opens
  3:30pm 4-H/FFA Beef Carcass Show (Hoop Barn) 
 5:00pmTreasure Island- Kid's Dig for Hidden Treasures!
(Near FFA Children's Barn)
 5:00-7:00pmFREE  Beef Loin Supper
(Sponsored by Kossuth Co Businesses)
 6:00-8:00pm BINGO! Free Gate Fundraiser
(Sponsored by Morwens Kiwanis) (Farm Bureau Shelter House)

*NEW* Supreme Enduro Series
1st $1000, 2nd $900, 3rd $800, etc. Complete Payouts
For more information, contact: Jamie Songer
(515) 822-1779

 Thursday, August 4
 9:00am4-H/FFA Beef Show (Show Barn) 
 9:00am 4-H/FFA/Kid's Open Poultry Show (Poultry Barn) 
 12:00-6:00pm Kossuth County Ag & Motorsports Museum Open
 12:00-8:00pmFloral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open
 12:00-8:00pmOutdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of Floral Hall)
 12:00-8:00pmKossuth County Activity Center/Open Building Open
 1:00pm4-H/FFA Dairy Show (Goats & Cattle) (Show Barn) 
 2:00pmNext Generation Shows Midway Open
 2:00pm4-H/Kid's Open Bucket Calf Show (Show Barn) 
  3:00pm 4-H Pet Show (Show Barn) 
 5:30-6:30pm JAKE McVey *FREE Concert* (FREE Stage)
 5:00-9:00pm Next Generation Shows Midway Open ~ Wristband Special $15

Kossuth County Fair Races


 Friday, August 5
"Daycare Day at the Fair"
 8:00amKossuth County Fair Annual Tractor Ride
Honoring Arnie Berte
Registration at 7:00am
 8:00am4-H/FFA Swine Show (Swine Barn) 
 12:00pm4-H/FFA/Open Kid's Rabbit Show (Rabbit Barn) 
 12:00-6:00pmKossuth County Ag & Motorsports Museum Open
 12:00-8:00pmFloral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open
 12:00-8:00pmOutdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of Floral Hall) 
 12:00-8:00pmOpen Class Building Open
 1:00-2:00pmDaycare Kid's & Special Needs Kid's Midway Ride Special!!
~Courtesy of Next Generation Shows~
Must have daycare shirt or daycare tags on! (1 ticket = 1 ride)
 2:00pmNext Generation Shows Midway Open
 6:30pmKossuth County Fair Demolition Derby

Cinderella's Tom Keifer
followed by 2 full hours of Stone Park Ritual

$20 for 2 Bands, 2 Stage & 5 Full hour of 80's Classic Rock!!


Saturday, August 6
"Kid's Day at the Fair"

  8:00am 4-H Dog Show (Show Barn) 

 4-H Communications Presentations (4-H Building) 

  9:00amLivestock Judging Contest (Open to Individual & Team 4-H/FFA Members) ~ Registration 8:30am
 10:00am 4-H Clothing Event Style Show (Free Stage) 
 10:00am Kossuth County 4-H Shooting Sports ~ Archery Demonstration (Show Barn) 
 11:00amATV Rodeo Sponsored by North Iowa Off-Road Group
Youth and Adult  3 Events
Sign-up is 8am-10am    ATV, Side-By-Sides, and Motorcycles
  12:00-6:00pm Kossuth County Ag and Motorsports Museum Open
  12:00-7:00pm Floral Hall Business and Shopper's Market Open
  12:00-7:00pm Outdoor Flea Market Open (Outside of Floral Hall)
  12:00-7:00pm Kossuth County Activity Center/Open Building Open
  12:30pm 4-H Ribbon Auction (Show Barn) 
  3:00pm Hotdog Eating Contest (Shelter House) 
  2:00-6:00pmNext Generation Shows Midway Open
Kid's Day on the Midway Wristband Specials!
  4:00pm BBQ Cook-Off Contest Judging (Farm Bureau Shelter House)
 6:00pm 2nd Annual Gary Harken Memorial Race
~ *FREE Admission for all DRIVERS that are racing!*
 9:00pm &

A National Tribute Band featuring 
Styx, Journey & Reo Speedwagon

  2 Great Show for $10
Concert will be held in NE Parking Lot

 Sunday, August 7
  8:00-noonRelease of 4-H Exhibits Building
  8:00-noonRelease of 4-H and Kid's Open Livestock Exhibits




PO Box 362
Algona, IA 50511

515-395-3247 Fair Week


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 2016 Fair Schedule
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2016 4-H/FFA/Open Class Schedule 

  2016 Fair Highlights 
  2016 Fair Schedule
  2016 Fair Queen Info
Deadline July 1st
 Fair Queen Poster 

Queen Entry Form 

 Junior Miss Entry Form  
 Princess Entry Form 
 Lil' Miss Entry Form 
 Lil' Princess Entry Form 
   Pageant Program 
  Kid's Coloring Contest 
  Age 3   Age 4   Age 5 
  Age 6   Age 7   Age 8 
   2016 Open Class Show 
 2016 Open Class
Show Entry Form
 2016 Open Class
Show Rule Book
 2017 Quilting Challenge 
  Kid's Open Class
Livestock Show
 Kid's Open
Livestock Check-In

and Showing Rules

Online Entry for
Kid's Open
Class Livestock
Deadline July 15th

 Kid's Open
Livestock ID Form
Deadline July 15th
  Parade Information 
 19th Annual Parade Flyer 
  Grandstand Events 
  IMCA Dirt Track

Thursday Payouts

  Saturday Payouts 
  Demo Derby  
 General Rules 
 Chain - Wire  Rules 
 Compact Rules 
  Supreme Enduro
Series Race
  General Rules 

Fair Week Camping
Due July 25th with payment

  Food Vendor Forms 
 State Information 
 State License 
 Fair Vendor Form 
 Pedal Pull Enry Form 
  Seasonal Camping
Not available Aug 1-7, 2016
New Food Items
  NEW for 2016

Mini Donuts,
Wisconsin Cheese Curds,
Walleye Baskets,
Chicken strips
   "The Lemon"
Fresh Squeezed
  Rootbeer Floats
from the Boy Scouts
  Foot Long Beef Hotdogs topped with
Grilled Onions
  Hand-dipped Footlong Corndogs 
  Grilled Chicken 
  Chicken and Biscuits 
  Smoked Brats 
  Red Velvet Funnel Cakes
 featured on
The Travel Channel
  Cajun Chicken on a Stick 
  Walking Tacos 
  Saratoga Chips Topped
with Cheese
  Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich topped with
Grilled Onions & Peppers
  Chicago Style Hot Dogs 
  Fresh Strawberry
  Candy Bars on a Stick 
  Homeade Pie & Ice Cream 
  Elephant Ears 





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