156th Jackson County Fair

2024 FAIR SCHEDULE

Sunday, July 21

2-6:00 pm
Open Class Project Entry

Monday, July 22

7:00 am - Noon
Open Class Entry Times
12:00 - 3:00 pm
Livestock Interviews, Olson Pavilion
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CLOSED to public for 4-H General Project Judging, Blue Building & 4-H Food Stand
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Livestock Early Entry - for those who signed up (must be in place by 9pm)

Tuesday, July 23

6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Livestock Entry Day - All livestock MUST be in place by 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
4-H Blue Building - CLOSED to public
(this is so 4-H volunteers can place ribbons and arrange the displays before the Reveal)
10:00 a.m.
Exhibitions - Sundown Showdown Barrel Racing
Noon - 9:00 pm
Open Class Building Open
9:00 am
4-H Kid's Medallion Hunt
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Children's Barnyard
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Art at the Fair. Join us to paint a mural that celebrates the fair. (Find us near the old school house at the fairgrounds)
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
General Store Open
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Amusement Inflatables & Rides
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
BARnyard Open
1:00 p.m.
Barrel Racing - Open Early Session - Sundown Showdown Barrel Racing
2:00 - 8:00 pm
Balloons by Kevin Lindh 
3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lion's Bingo Stand Open
4:30 pm
JBRS Only Pole Bending - Sundown Showdown Barrel Racing
5:30 pm
4-H Winner's Circle, Olson Pavilion
5:30 pm
PeeWee Barrel Racing - Sundown Showdown Barrel Racing
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Ladies Lion's Bingo in the BARnyard
7:00 pm
Kid's Tractor Pull - registration 6:30 p.m. Ages 4-11 yrs
6:00 pm
Youth Barrel Racing - Sundown Showdown Barrel Racing
7:00 pm
Slot Race - Sundown Showdown Barrel Racing
8:00 pm
Barrel Racing - Open Second Session

Wednesday, July 24

Kid's Day 10:00-5:30 p.m.
8:00 am
4-H Rabbit Show, Olson Pavilion
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4-H Food Stand Open
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
General Store Open
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Balloons by Kevin Lindh
9:00 am
4-H Kid's Medallion Hunt
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Class Building Open
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Children's Barnyard
10 - 5:30 pm
Kid's Day at the Fair 
10 am - 6 pm
Senior Citizen Building Open
11:00 am
4-H Sheep Show, Olson Pavilion
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
Noon - 7 pm
Minnesota Jack Sparrow
11:00 am to 10 pm
Amusement Rides & Inflatables
Noon - 9:00 pm
Commercial Building Open 
Noon - 6:00 pm
Prairie Ecology Bus
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
BARnyard Open
3:00 & 6:00 pm
Los Moralitos Circus
3:00 p.m. - 8:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
3:30 pm
Lion's Bingo Stand Open
4:00 pm
9 Square Tournament PATH/JOC - Tent - Grades 6-12th
4:30 - 7:30 pm
4H Food Stand Open
4:30 - 7:30 pm
Philly Cheese Steak Sandwiches 4-H Foodstand
5:00 until Gone
Sweet Corn Feed - Prairie Crop Insurance
6:00 pm
4-H Goat Show, Olson Pavilion 
5:00-7:00 pm
Wine, Beer & Beef in the BARnyard
7:30 pm
Rice Bull Riding - Horse Arena

Thursday, July 25

7:00 am
Weigh and Enter 4-H Prospect Calves, Beef Barn
8:00 am
4-H Beef Show, Olson Pavilion 
8 am-1:30 pm
4-H Food Stand Open
9:00 am
4-H Kid's Medallion Hunt    
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Class Building Open
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
General Store Open
9:00 am
4-H Horse Show, Horse Arena
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Children's Barnyard
10 am - 6 pm
Senior Citizen Building Open
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
11 am, 1 & 4 pm
Magic Joe - Gray Building Free Stage
Noon to 5:00 pm
Minnesota Jack Sparrow
11:00 am-10:00 pm
Amusement Rides & Inflatables 
Noon - 9:00 pm
Commercial Building Open
12:30 pm
Lion's Bingo Stand Open
1:00 pm - 12:30 am
BARnyard Open
3:00 - 8:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
2:00, 4:00 & 6:00 pm
Freddie Justice Hypnotist
6:00 & 9:30 pm
Los Moralitos Circus
3:30 pm
4-H Pet Judging
4:00 pm
Cornhole Tournament - PATH/JOC Big Tent Grades 6-12th
4:30 - 7:30 pm
4-H Food Stand Open
4:30 - 7:30 pm
Pork Chop Supper - 4-H Food Stand
5:00 pm
4-H Pet Parade, Olson Pavilion
6:00 pm
4-H Dairy Show, Olson Pavilion
9:30-12:00 am
IV Play in the BARnyard

Friday, July 26

SENIOR CITIZEN'S DAY
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
General Store Open
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
4-H Food Stand Open
8:30 am
4-H Swine Show, Olson Pavilion
9:00 am
4-H Kid's Medallion Hunt
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Class Building Open
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Artisan Fair - Homemade
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Children's Barnyard
10 am - 6 pm
Senior Citizen Building Open
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Commercial Building Open
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Amusement Rides & Inflatables
Noon, 2 & 4 pm
Los Moralitos Circus
12:30 pm
Sherwin Litton Music, Senior Citizen Bldg
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
Noon - 12:30 am
BARnyard Open
12:30 pm
Lion Bingo Stand Opens
11 am, 3:30, 5 pm
Magic Joe - Gray Building Free Stage
12:30 pm
MN History Teller - Schoolhouse Memories
2:00 pm
Riverbend Quilters presented to Recognize Veterans in Gray Commercial Bldg
3:00 - 8:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
3 & 5 p.m.
Sherwin Litton Music - BARnyard
3:30 pm
4-H Poultry Show, Olson Pavilion
4:00 pm
MN History Teller - MN Rich Agricultural History
4:00 pm
PATH/JOC Archery Tag - Big Tent Grades 6-12th
4:30 - 7:30 pm
4-H Food Stand Open
4:30 - 7:30 pm
Steak Supper 4-H Food Stand 
5:00 pm
Deadline for 4-H members to sign up for state fair, 4-H Office
6:00 pm
Celebrity Donkey Races - Horse Arena
10:00 pm
Jeremy DeWall Band
7:30 pm
360 Challenge Midwest Power Series/MSTS Sprint Cars Racesaver Sprint Cars - Motorplex New Fashion Pork

Saturday, July 27

7:00 am - noon
Knight of Columbus Omelet Fundraiser,
4-H Food Stand
All Day
Grilling Contest
4-H Food Stand Open
4-H Omelet Breakfast 4-H Food Stand
9:00 am
4-H Premium Auction, Olson Pavilion
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open Class Building Open
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Memorial Tractor Display Show, Fair Village
10:00 am
Classic Car Cruise In - Schneekloth Memorial 
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Artisan Fair - Homemade
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Children's Barnyard
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Commercial Building Open
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
General Store Open
10 am - 6 pm
Senior Citizen Building Open
Noon, 2 & 6 pm
Los Moralitos Circus
10 am, 1 & 4 pm
Magic Joe - Gray Building Free Stage
11:00 am
History Teller MN - Historic Houses of MN
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
11:00 am
Corn Hole Tournament, registration starts at 11:00 a.m. Bags fly at noon.
11:00 am to 6 pm
Amusement Rides & Inflatables
Noon
4-H Premier Showmanship Contest, Olson Pavilion
Noon
Horse Mounted Shooting Event, Horse Arena
Noon - 8:00 pm
BARnyard Open
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lion Bingo Stand Open
1:30 pm
Memorial Car & Tractor parade
2:00 pm
MN History Teller Saluting the Civil War
2:30 pm
4-H State Fair MANDATORY meeting, Olson Pavilion
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Train Depot Toy Train Display
4:00 pm
Jackson Firemen Extraction Demo
4:30 - 7:00 pm
4-H Food Stand Open
5:00 pm
TriForHealth Obstacle Challenge
5-8 p.m.
The Crowd with Avery Brunk - BARNyard
5:30-6:30 pm
Worship & Prayer - Olson Pavilion - Jackson Ministerial Association 
7:00 p.m.
Talent Show - Olson Pavilion
9:00 pm
Pop Rocks in the BARnyard

Sunday, July 28

7:00 am - noon
Release of all 4-H Livestock and General Project exhibits
7:00 am - noon
Release of Open Class exhibits
10:00 am - noon
Food sale, 4-H Food Stand   
10:00  am
Horse Mounted Shooting Event, Horse Arena
4-H Office
will NOT be open on Sunday

WE'LL SEE YOU AT THE FAIR!