ON-THE-GROUNDS ATTRACTIONS

Gypsy Rattle Can

Gypsy Rattle Can
Jason will be on the Fairgrounds, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday, July 23-25th demonstrating his artistic abilities using spray paint & creating pictures.  Make sure you check this out.
This activity is made possible in part by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the SW Minnesota Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

DSM Inflatables

DSM Inflatables
DSM Inflatables
July 24-28th 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. 10 Inflatable units, includes 3 games (balloon store, duck pond & gold fish game) and cotton candy & lemonade shake-ups.  Pre-sale Mega Wrist Bands will be for sale for $25 until July 16th at the following businesses; Sunshine in Jackson, Extended Ag in Lakefield, Currie State Bank in Okabena, Heron Lake Security Bank.  These bands allow unlimited use for the days of the fair.  At the Fair the wristbands will be $10 a day, $15 for 2 days, & the MEGA wristbands for all 5 days $30.

Los Moralitos Circus

Los Moralitos Circus
Los Moralitos Circus
Tuesday, July 24th performances will be at 4, 6 & 8 p.m. & Wednesday, July 25th 2, 4 & 6 p.m. 3 FREE Exciting Shows each day!

Children's Barnyard

Children's Barnyard
Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sponsored by Compeer Financial, Pietz Farms. Jackson Branch of Fulda Area Credit Union, New Fashion Pork, Jackson Sports, Extended Ag, Farmer & Merchants State Bank.

Kids Tractor Pedal Pull

Kids Tractor Pedal Pull
Tuesday, July 24 at 6:30 in the Fair Village.  Trophies for 1-3rd place in the age groups of 4 thru 11.  Registration starts at 5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by; American Legion-Lakefield, Schraders Computer Services, Svoboda Excavating, CFS, Poet.

Jeremy DeWall Band

Jeremy DeWall Band
Jeremy DeWall Band
Kick off the fair & enjoy the Jeremy DeWall band in The Garden on Tuesday, July 24 at 7:30-11:30 p.m. 

United Barrel Racers Association

United Barrel Racers Association
A first at the Jackson County Fair in 2014, the United Barrel Racers Association is coming back in 2018! Ready to watch some fast-paced barrel racing in the horse arena on Tuesday, July 24, at the 2018 Jackson County Fair? The arena will open for warm-ups at 5 p.m. with exhibition runs starting at 6 p.m. and the first class of racing to begin at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Jackson Saddle Club and the Jackson County Fair Association. Check out the Jackson Barrel Racing Series - MN Facebook page for more information.  Sponsored by; Bill Phillips Memorial Fund -  in honor of Gabrielle F. Holthe.

Paintball

Paintball
Paintball
Come & try out your paintball skills on the fairgrounds. Ages 8 & older. Operating Wednesday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Family Day at the Fair - Wednesday

Come and spend time with your  family at the 150th Jackson County Fair!  Wednesday is Family Day!

We have some savings in store for families coming to the Jackson County Fair on Wednesday!  The first 75 families registering  by emailing jacksoncountyfair@rconnect.com (include name, address and # of family members) will receive a FREE Parking Pass for Wednesday AND one per family $5 Food Coupon good at any fair food vendor!
 

Freddie Justice

Freddie Justice
Freddie Justice
Wednesday, July 25th 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. Comedy Hypnosis Show Gardens Stage.

Paul Bunyan Show

Paul Bunyan Show
Paul Bunyan Show
Loggin, Legends and Lore is a humorous, fact filled, 50 minutes of the most outrageous tales from the Paul Bunyan lore.  Meet "Hot Bisquit Slim: and "Ole the Big Swede" who were personal friends of Ol' Paul.  Kids will love seeing Paul's giant baby bottle and pacifier, along with other giant props, such as the huge mosquito from "the tale of the Mosquitobees".  Kids will learn about the logging industry and how that time in history was influential in building our communities in the upper Midwest. Thursday 5 p.m. Friday 10 & 1 p.m.

3rd Lair Skate Park

3rd Lair Skate Park
3rd Lair Skate Park
Thursday-Saturday July 26-28th  Shows daily - back by popular demand!

Tugboat Rampage featuring Travis Christensen

Tugboat Rampage featuring Travis Christensen
TugBoat Rampage - featuring Travis Christensen
They will be performing on Thursday, July 26th at 8:30 in The Garden. Join the fun!

2nd Annual Marketplace Handmade Items

2nd Annual Marketplace Handmade Items
Marketplace Handmade Items
Make sure to check out the Marketplace Handmade Items in the big white building (DNR) near the entrance of the fairgrounds.  You won't want to miss this on Friday & Saturday, July 27-28th!

Marketplace Registration Form

Marketplace Registration Form
Marketplace Registration Form

Senior Citizens Day

Senior Citizens Day
Friday, July 27• Senior Building
- Free rolls starting at 9 a.m., sponsored by Good Samaritan Center
- Outstanding Senior Recognition Announcement at 1:00 p.m.
- Free entertainment
Good Samaritan Center will be the host.

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Friday during Senior Citizens Day, sponsored by Jackson Livestock Exchange & Bridgette's Bucksnorts & Brew Ha Ha.

Memorial Tractor Parade &
Wayne Schneekloth Classic Car Cruise In Show

Memorial Tractor Parade &Wayne Schneekloth Classic Car Cruise In Show
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  Parade is at 1:00 p.m.
Classic Car Show Sponsored by;
Wayne Schneekloth Family

Ranch Rodeo

Ranch Rodeo
Looking to see some exciting real working horses and riders?
Be sure to attend the Ranch Rodeo on Saturday, July 28, starting at noon and watch teams of four riders team sort, doctor, trailer load, team pen and sort and pen at the horse arena.
For more information and registration, check out www.birchcouleearena.comSponsored by Crystal Valley Co-op.

Forgotten Highway Band

Forgotten Highway Band
They will be one of the opening bands for the Dylan Scott Concert on Saturday, July 28th & then enjoy their music again in the beer gardens after the concert until closing time.