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The Little Minnesota State Fair

Lac qui Parle County Fair


Four fun-filled days

Join us for a variety of events each day!

2024 Highlight Events

Our favorite activities and events – new and old!

The Strong Man

The Strong Man

Pop Rocks

Pop Rocks

Just 4 Laffs

Just 4 Laffs Magic & Balloons

Red Letter Band

Red Letter Band

Racing

Tom Bly Memorial Auto Race

Lizzy Hofer Band

Lizzy Hofer

Cash

CASH DRAWINGS

White Sidewalls

White Sidewalls


Midway Wristbands

Street Talk

Street Talk

Vintage Bingo Cards

Fireman's Bingo Stand

Wendinger Band

Wendinger Band


Little Minnesota State Fair

We didn’t earn that title for nothing. Come see what the fuss is all about!

Frequently Asked Questions

Gates open daily at 9 a.m.

Yes, gate admission is charged for everyone entering the Fairgrounds.

This fair is dependent upon GATE ADMISSION and GRANDSTAND ADMISSION to operate. All visitors must have a ticket.

*Gate admission does NOT cover entrance into special events such as: Demo Derby, Races, LqP Museum, etc.

  • $7.00 Adults (age 12 or older) includes parking
  • FREE for ages 11 and under
  • FREE for Active Military Personnel & Law Enforcement Officers with Proper ID
  • $20.00 Season Pass includes parking

*Gate admission does NOT cover entrance into special events such as: Demo Derby, Races, LqP Museum, etc.

  • Thursday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Friday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday NOON to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday NOON to 6 p.m.

** Each day must be purchased separately 

Advance sale Carnival RIDE Vouchers available from various local merchants by August 25th in:

Bellingham

  State Bank of Bellingham

Dawson
  Casey’s General Store
  Dawson Co-op Credit Union
  MinnWest Bank
  Tim’s Food Pride

Madison
  Casey’s General Store
  Jubilee Foods
  LqP Co-op Oil
  Old National Bank
  United Prairie Bank

Marietta 
  Bruce’s 66

Want to sponsor an event or the fair in general? Reach out to a fair board member!

Help make the Little Minnesota State Fair even better by joining our team! Reach out to a fair board member to get started!

LqP Fair Gallery

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