Everyday at the Fair!

Available for your enjoyment Everyday at the Lac qui Parle County Fair:

On the Midway:
Gopher State Expositions

Unlimited Ride Wristbands Available All 4 Days!

  • Carnival RIDE Voucher available for PRESALE ONLY!  This voucher will exchange for a 1 Day Wristband or for 40 Ride Tickets at the 2017 LqP County Fair.

    • Presale of Carnival RIDE Vouchers will be available for $20
    • Onsite purchase of 1 Day Wristband will be $25 Each at the LqP County Fair
    • Individual Tickets at the LqP County Fair will be $1 per Ticket
    • More than one ticket needed per ride
    • Presale offer ends Thursday, September 7th
  • UNLIMITED Ride Wristband Hours Daily – each day must be purchased separately
    • Thursday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Friday NOON to 5 p.m.
    • Saturday NOON to 5 p.m.
    • Sunday NOON to 6 p.m.
  • Advance sale Carnival RIDE Vouchers available from various local merchants in:
    • Bellingham
      • State Bank of Bellingham
    • Boyd
      • Boyd Community Cafe
    • Dawson
      • Casey’s General Store
      • Dawson Co-op Credit Union
      • MinnWest Bank
      • Tim’s Food Pride
    • Madison
      • Casey’s General Store
      • Jubilee Foods
      • Klein Bank
      • United Prairie Bank
    • Marietta
      • Bruce’s 66

Rides open at different times each day – check each day’s schedule for details.

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“The History of Sports in LqP County”

The LqP County Historical Society will present a look back at the history of Lac qui Parle County sports on all four (4) days of the LqP County Fair.  This exhibit will be open to the public at the Lac qui Parle County Museum located just west of the Fairgrounds.

Admission:  Free Will Donation

There is an entrance to the LqP County Museum available from inside the LqP County Fairgrounds, located just south of the west fairgrounds entrance near the west commercial building.

Alfy’s Puppets will be roaming the fairgrounds!


Open from 3 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday for your enjoyment.
Open from NOON until 9 p.m. for your entertainment on Saturday & Sunday.

  • Only 25 cents per card to play
  • Cash Prizes

This stand is operated by the following Lac qui Parle County Fire Departments as a fundraising opportunity:  Bellingham, Boyd, Louisburg, Madison, Marietta and Nassau

Daily Showings will be provided by the various 4-H groups on each of the four (4) days of the Lac qui Parle County Fair!  See the schedule on the link below:

4-H Activities

Daily Beer Garden “The Bud House” operated by:


Full Service Bar available!


  • Thursday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Saturday Noon to 1 a.m.
  • Sunday Noon to 9 p.m.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday:

Little Shaver Farmland sponsored by the Dawson-Boyd FCCLA and the Lac qui Parle Valley FFA will be having this hands-on exhibit open in the East Commercial Building.

  • Friday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday NOON to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday NOON to 5 p.m.

Little Shavers Farmland exhibit  Little Shavers Milking a Cow  Little Shavers Shopping


  • Amundson Peterson is sponsoring the Mogen’s Heroes performance
  • Boraas Crop Insurance; Dove Ag Services, Gold Country Seeds and Ludvigson Tiling LLC are sponsoring the Bull Riding Rodeo Clown performances
  • Little Blessings Preschool is sponsoring the Diaper Derby
  • Lorwin & Paul Zahrbock are sponsoring The Whitesidewalls Rock ‘n’ Roll Revue
  • Madison Bottling Company is sponsoring the performance by the Chord-Ayres, the Tom Bly Memorial Auto Race and the Mini Pedal-Powered Tractor Pull
  • Stamp Seeds is sponsoring the Wendinger Band performance
  • Tri-County Insurance Agency, Patrick Miller is sponsoring increased purse prizes for the Demo Derby