A Century Scene in 2018 | Join Us at The Fair August 14-19, 2018

You'll Love Every Minute You're Here

Visit the state's biggest county fair in Owatonna, MN

Great things are made to last. The Steele County Free Fair is the largest county fair in Minnesota and welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. You'll discover a wide variety of events and attractions, and admission is free!

For one week each year, the fairgrounds in Owatonna, MN welcome vendors, rides and attractions from around the country and Canada. You'll find an array of family events, including:

  • More than 100 food stands
  • Carnival games
  • Circus
  • Amusement rides
  • Live music on multiple stages
  • A livestock show and petting zoo
  • A classic car show
  • Tractor pulls
  • ATV Big Air shows
  • Bull riding
  • A beer garden
  • Demolition derby and autocross

With so much to see, do and experience, it's no surprise that the Steele County Free Fair is one of the top events in Minnesota and North America. Visit our county fair in Owatonna, MN this year

Minnesota's Largest County Fair & Fair Attendance in 2017 with 300,717 Attendees!

Enjoy rides, crafts and plenty of attractions

The county fair is a great way to spend time with the entire family for plenty of enjoyment. You'll find more than 40 midway rides from Gold Star Amusements, as well as attractions in the Grandstand. It's fun to browse through the crafts and vendors so you can walk away with a souvenir to go along with your fantastic memories.

Contact the Steele County Free Fair today to find out more about the family events at our county fair in Owatonna, MN.

Celebrate our 100th anniversary at our current location in 2018

The Steele County Free Fair will celebrate its 100th year anniversary at our current location in Owatonna, MN in 2018. In 2017, the fair attendance was 300,717 people. The county fair is free for everyone to attend. We welcome vendors from more than 25 states and Canada.

Learn more about family events at the Steele County Free Fair in Owatonna, Minnesota by contacting us today.

  • Steele County Free Fair

    1525 South Cedar Avenue
    Owatonna, MN 55060


    Call Us
    Phone: (507) 451-5305

    Mon: 8:30AM-4:30PM
    Tue: 8:30AM-4:30PM
    Wed: 8:30AM-4:30PM
    Thu: 8:30AM-4:30PM
    Fri: 8:30AM-4:30PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed