Schedule of Events

2017 Fair Schedule

Thursday, August 24

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFriday, August 25

  • SENIOR CITIZENS DAY
    • A slice of free pie at Dorothy’s Kitchen (Foodstand)
      • 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. for anyone 60 and older
    • Bingo Under the Big Tent
    • Polka and old country music, too!
  • Dog, Cat, Cavies, Sheep and Swine Judging – TBA
  • Horse Judging – 9:00a.m.
  • Judging Starts in Fairhouse – 9:00a.m.
  • Poultry and Rabbit Judging – 1:00p.m.
  • Wristbands  – 1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
  • Grandstand
    • Ultimate Truck Series – 7:00p.m.

Saturday, August 26

  • FAMILY FUN DAY
    • Free Ice Cream Cones for Kids
      • Under the Big Tent at NOON until gone
    • Face Painting and “Pickles” the Clown!
    • Sawdust Pile (12 and under) – 1:00p.m.
    • Little Britches Judging – 2:00p.m.
    • Parade (Memory Lake to Fairgrounds) – 3:30p.m.
  • Dairy and Beef Judging – 9:00a.m.
  • Antique Machinery and Tractor Show with Exhibitions – 9:00a.m.
    • Old Sled Pull
  • Wristbands  – 1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
  • Grandstand
    • Tug of War – 12:00p.m. Email contact@grantsburgfair.com to enter a team. $100 Entry Fee (100% payback in prize money)
      • Divisions – Men’s, Women’s, Youth (under 16)
      • Total Team Weight
        • Men’s 2,000 lbs
        • Women’s 1,500 lbs
        • Youth 1,200 lbs
    • Demo Derby – 7:00p.m.
      • “Power Wheels” Demo for kids
      • Lawnmower Demo

Sunday, August 27

  • Car Show – 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.
  • Farmer’s Market Craft Sale – 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
  • BBQ Cook-off – Noon
  • Grandstand
    • Tractor  & Truck Pull – 2:00p.m.
  • All exhibits released – 4:00p.m.

Ongoing Activities

  • Spectrum Entertainment Wristbands – Thursday from 1:00p.m. – 6:00p.m.  Friday from 1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m. and on Saturday 1:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.
  • Advanced Wristbands $20 (Merchant List Coming Soon)
  • Wristbands purchased during fair $25
  • Wristbands available online at:

Grandstand Admission Rates:

  • Adults: $10
  • Kids 5-12: $5
  • Kids under 5: Free

For more information, call 715-488-2472 (before the fair) or 715-463-2302 (during the fair).