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Showcasing local talents and the heritage of Mille Lacs county in an educational, fun and entertaining atmosphere.

Celebrating Our 126th Fair!   Find us on Facebook

Showcasing local talents and the heritage of Mille Lacs county in an educational, fun and entertaining atmosphere.

Celebrating Our 126th Fair!
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Thank you to our many great sponsors. Click on a link below to visit their website.
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Join us for the 2017 Mille Lacs County Fair, August 9th - 13th

Event Pricing

Daily Gate Admission (tax included):

"Wednesday Afternoon Fair Preview" - fair opens at Noon. NOTE that not all buildings will be open or all exhibits available so Wednesday's admission will only be $3.00.

Fair Slide
  • $5.00 daily OR purchase a wristband for only $10.00 which is good for all 5 days of the fair
  • Free for ages 6 and under
  • Free fair gate admission for veterans and active military (show military ID) sponsored by Princeton VFW and American Legion.
  • Free parking on site

 

Veterans Enter Free

To enter the grandstand you must have either a single day or multi-day armband to the fair. No exceptions.

Lawn And Garden Tractor Pull And Races - Wednesday, August 9 at 6pm

Promoted by The Mille Lacs County Dirt Devils Garden Tractor Pulling Club
• Free Event (donations will go towards the new livestock building)

Tractor Pull - Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 pm. Sponsored by Midwest Machinery Co. - Learn More

2017 Results
• Adults (15 and up) $10.00
• Seniors (60 and up) $8.00
• Youth (7-14) $8.00
• 6 and under - free
• Pit Pass $20.00
• Pullers $25.00 prior to noon August 10
$50.00 at gate - fee is for tractor and driver

Princeton Speedway Races - Friday, August 11 at 7:00 pm - Learn More

• Adults (18 and up) $10.00
• Seniors (60 and up) $8.00
• Youth (7-17) $7.00
• 6 and under-free
• Pit Pass (12 and up) $30.00
• Pit Pass (5 to 11) $15.00

Demolition Derby - Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 pm - Learn More

• Adults (15 and up) $10.00
• Seniors (60 and up) $8.00
• Youth (7-14) $8.00
• 6 and under-free
• Pit Pass $20.00
• Drivers $35.00 prior to August 9
• Drivers $45.00 August 9 - August 11
• Drivers $65.00 day of show

Truck Pull - Sunday, August 13 at 1:00 pm - Learn More

• Adults (15 and up) $10.00
• Seniors (60 and up) $8.00
• Youth (7-14) $8.00
• 6 and under-free
• Pit Pass $20.00
• Pullers $25.00 - fee is for truck and driver

Pit spectators do not need to purchase an armband to enter the fair. Purchase of a pit armband will allow you to enjoy the rest of the attractions on the grounds. All fairgoers must have some form of armband.

No pets are allowed on the grounds during the fair. For the safety of your pets, please do not plan on leaving pets in vehicle while at the fair. If you have any questions please contact Marty at the fair office.

Winter storage space is available to rent at the fair grounds.
Rate: $10 per foot. To reserve space call 320-420-1798 or email the fair office.

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ON THE GROUNDS IN 2017

Mille Lacs County History Alliance (Heritage Building) Hours

August 9th: noon to 4:00 pm
August 10th: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
August 11th: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
August 12th: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
August 13th: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

NEW - Visit the Community Stage on south end of the fairgrounds for a variety of free acts throughout each day!

Schedule will be posted at fairgrounds

“XtremeBall”
Inflatable Attraction - Wednesday - Sunday

Xtreme Ball
Xtreme Ball

www.xtremeballmn.com
South end of the Fairgrounds

NRCS Rainfall Simulator Demo

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 1:00 p.m.
by Commercial Building

Little Farm Hands

Exhibit by 4-H • 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Daily
Interactive hands-on exhibit for small fair goers.
Kids learn to be a farmer for the day!

Reptile Side Show

Reptile Side Show

Wednesday - Sunday
in the Commercial Building

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“I Saw It In Minnesota” - chainsaw wood carving

Friday and Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
www.isawitinmn.com
by Commercial Building

“Arts Garden Art for All” hands -on art projects, artist-themed Games

in the Commercial Building
Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
www.artsgarden.org

Clean Water Land And Legacy Ammendment

Photo Booth by Sprunk Entertainment

near Open Class Bldg
Saturday 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Strolling Acts:

Brian Richards, ACME Magic Factory

ACME Magic Factory

Magic Show times (Main Stage):
Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Friday 3:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 am, Noon, and 2:00 p.m.

Strolling magic and balloon animals:
Wednesday 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. and 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. and Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Friday 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

www.4acefamily.com

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ENTERTAINMENT AT THE STAGE

Wednesday, August 9

 

Jeff James, Live Looping Show

Jeff James, Live Looping Show

3:00 - 6:30pm Stage

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Thursday, August 10

 

Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull

Sponsored by K-Bob Cafe
Kid Power Pedal Tractor Pull

2:00pm Stage

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Chopper - The Nuttiest D J

Chopper - The Nuttiest D J

7:00 - 11:00pm Stage

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Friday, August 11

 

The Elk River German Band

Sponsored by Sterling Pointe
The Elk River German Band

11:00am - 2:00pm Stage
www.elkrivergermanband.org

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D J Sprunk

D J Sprunk

7:00 - 11:00pm Stage

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Saturday, August 12

 

Magic Show, Brian Richards, ACME Magic Factory

Shows at 10:00am, Noon, and 2:00pm on the stage

Talent Show

Sponsored by Spire Credit Union

5:00pm Stage

The Talent Show at 5pm at the Stage. Watch and listen to the local talents of the area and cheer them on as they perform for us. Come see who will represent Mille Lacs County at the Minnesota State Fair!

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The Farmer’s Daughters

The Farmer’s Daughters
The Farmer’s Daughters

7:30 - 11:30pm
w/ Special Guests w/Back Road Kickers
www.tfdcountry.com

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Sunday, August 13

 

She’s My Sister

She’s My Sister

11:00 am - 12:30pm Stage

www.facebook.com/shesmysister4/

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Dirty Shorts Brass Band

Dirty Shorts Brass Band 1
Dirty Shorts Brass Band 2
Dirty Shorts Brass Band 3

1:00 - 3:00pm Stage

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Games Of Skill (Adults 10 & Over)

Sponsored by Shopko

Sunday 3:00 - 4:30pm Stage

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