Quick facts about SCFF

– We Are An Agricultural Fair With Over 2,000 Animals In Competition
– There Are More Than 7,000 Exhibits Including 2,500 4-H Projects
– 37% Of Visitors Come From Outside Steele County
– We Have Been A Free Fair Since 1927 (First In The Northwest)
– 30% Of All Visitors Spend More Than $50.00 At The Fair–
The Fair Is Advertised By 30 Weekly, 7 Daily Newspapers & 20 Radio Stations & TV


Fair-goers age statistics
– Ages 12 – 20 = 7%
– Ages 21 – 30 = 14%
– Ages 31 –40 = 16%
– Ages 41 –50 = 20%
– Ages 51 –60 = 18%
– Over 60 = 24%

Attendance

  • 1996 = 177,590
  • 1997 = 182,917
  • 1998 = 200,294
  • 1999 = 228,335
  • 2000 = 251,168
  • 2001 = 263,726
  • 2002 = 267,418
  • 2003 = 276,697
  • 2004 = 279,740
  • 2005 = 277,782
  • 2006 = 293,060
  • 2007 = 250,566 (8.5″ flood)
  • 2008 = 297,397
  • 2009 = 282,803
  • 2010 = 285,605
  • 2011 = 306,579
  • 2012 = 321,926
  • 2013 = 350,899
  • 2014 = 339,671
  • 2015 = 307,403
  • 2016 = 279,797

Fair Board

Fair Board

Be sure to visit Steely & Stella’s Store to purchase all your souvenirs

Be sure to visit Steely & Stella’s Store to purchase all your souvenirs