Everyday at the 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 2019 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 Wednesday, September 4th
  • Advance sale Carnival RIDE Vouchers available from various local merchants 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
      • Klein Bank
      • United Prairie Bank
    • Marietta
      • Bruce’s 66
    • 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.

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

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4-H has a variety of exhibits & activities everyday at the LqP County Fair!

Cattle Showing

Check out their busy schedule 4-H Activities during the LqP County Fair!

“Stories of Immigration to Our County”

The LqP County Historical Society will present a look back at the history of IMMIGRATION in Lac qui Parle County during all four (4) days of the LqP County Fair.  This exhibit will feature photos and stories of your friends and neighbors as well as your ancestors.  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.

NEW for 2019
on Ancestry.com™

Contact the LqP County Historical Society for a FREE fifteen (15) minute search on Ancestry.com™ with assistance from one of their trained volunteers.

10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday
10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday

To schedule an appointment call 320-598-7678 or stop by and talk to the staff.

Please note that in addition to Ancestry.com™ the LqP County Historical Society Museum has extensive obituary files, cemetery books and other family history resources for your convenience.  Research Assistance FEES may apply.

DonB! will be roaming the fairgrounds on Friday, Saturday & Sunday!

Plus LIVE Events on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. in the LqP County Fair Events Center.

Stunt Dog Productions will be doing multiple shows EVERY Day at the Fair just south of the West Commercial Building!


Opening at 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday for your enjoyment.
Opening at NOON 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 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Saturday Noon to 1 a.m.
  • Sunday Noon to 8 p.m.

Music at the LqP County Fair Garage Dwellers will be performing: Music at the LqP County Fair
Saturday 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. & again 9 p.m. to Midnight.

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 North Poultry Building.

  • Friday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Sunday NOON to 5 p.m.

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


  • Boraas Crop Insurance; Dove Ag Services, Gold Country Seeds and Ludvigson Tiling LLC are sponsoring the MNHSRA rodeo performances
  • Fragodt Auction Co. is sponsoring The Kingery Family Singers performance
  • Henslin Auctions, Inc. is sponsoring The Chord-Ayres performance
  • 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 Tonic Sol Fa, the Tom Bly Memorial Auto Race and the Mini Pedal-Powered Tractor Pull including Free Pop for contestants
  • Madison Healthcare Services is sponsoring the Divas Through the Decades performance
  • Stamp Seeds is sponsoring the Darlene and The Boys performance
  • Tri-County Insurance Agency, Patrick Miller is sponsoring increased purse prizes for the Demo Derby