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Dynamo Dogs

Free performances daily on the grounds, check back for times.
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Balloons by Kevin

Kevin will be on the grounds showcasing his balloon artistry for all ages. Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. & on Wednesday from 10-6 p.m.

Train Depot

Look for the train display inside the Depot in the Fair Village.  Make sure you stop in! Open 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday

DSM Inflatables

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PRE-SALE Mega Pass $25 - get them at the Fair Office on July 27 & July 28 up until 11 a.m. on the 28th.  Or at the Terri Bargfrede Agency before July 24th
They will be open July 28-August 1st 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 10 Inflatable units, includes 3 games (balloon store, duck pond & gold fish game) and cotton candy & lemonade shake-ups.  At the Fair the wristbands will be $10 a day, $15 for 2 days, & the MEGA wristbands for all 5 days $30.

Children's Barnyard

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Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.


United Barrel Racers Association

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The United Barrel Racers Association is coming back in 2020! Ready to watch some fast-paced barrel racing in the horse arena on Tuesday, July 28, at the 2020 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.
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Kids Day Wednesday at the Fair

Come and spend time with your  family at the 152nd Jackson County Fair!  Wednesday is Kids Day!

Pick up your BINGO card at the Coffee Nest in Fair Village when you arrive.  Fill it out with as many activities as you can fit into one day and bring it back to The Coffee Nest for your prize before you leave.
Activities Include;
Prairie Ecology Buss, Boekett Lumber Kid's Project, Pottery, Paintball, Sweet Corn Feed, Kid's Collage Art, Pony Rides, Inflatables, Los Moralitos Circus!

Des Moines Valley Health and Human Services will have a learning area!
 *Emergency Preparedness and Safety Education
*Bike Safety and Education (ex. helmet fitting, bicycle ABC quick check, bicycle safety manuals, retro-reflective handouts).
*WIC: Women, Infant, Children, information and WIC activity bags.
*Trinkets/Giveaways: (ex. bicycle helmets, bicycle lights (front and rear), backpack lights, chip clips, pens, tobacco-free living (Start Noticing gear),
 *Healthy eating and physical activity: promotion material for healthy and active living, Jackson trail maps for biking and walking, biking and walking barriers in the community you (kiddos) live in.
 *Vaping Education: resources on vaping consequences.

This will be a fun filled & educational day for all attendees!


Blue Sky Trails Pony Rides

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Pony Rides
Come get a ride on a pony!  Open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday & Thursday of the Fair.  Located by the inflatables.

Magic Joe

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Joe will be entertaining audiences at the Fair on Friday & Saturday.  In the Anderson Building on stage. Check back for times!
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Call of Duty - Back 40 Wireless

Back40Wireless has teamed up with Tom Holthe & Associates to offer you the opportunity to give your gaming skills a shot against local Sheriffs & National Guards! Open gaming is Wednesday July 29 - Friday July 30, 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A Call of Back 40 tournament will be held on Saturday, August 1 starting at 2:00 PM. Cost per game is $1.00. No pre-registration required! See you there!


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

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

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

Senior Citizens Building

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Friday, July 26

Oustanding Senior Citizen Award Presentation 11:30 a.m.


Freddie Justice

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Wednesday, July 29th, Comedy Hypnosis Show Gardens Stage. Performances will be at 2, 5, 6, & 8 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/user/TheFreddieJustice
Sponsored by;

Horse Mounted Shooting

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You won't want to miss this event, Horse Mounted Shooting in the Horse Arena starting at Noon on Saturday, August 1, 2020 & 10:00 a.m. on Sunday 

Memorial Tractor Parade &
Wayne Schneekloth Classic Car Cruise In Show

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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, Full Tilt Performance, Hometown Realty of Jackson, Lakefield VFW

Jeremy DeWall Band

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Jeremy DeWall Band
Come & enjoy Jeremy DeWall Band in the BARnyard before Small Town Titans  concert on Saturday evening.
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Small Town Titans

In the beer Gardens, Saturday, August 1st.