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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
  • Amusement rides
  • Live music on multiple stages
  • A livestock show and petting zoo
  • A classic car show
  • A beer garden
  • Demolition derby
  • 3 Nights of Music in the Grandstand

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

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Minnesota's Largest County Fair & Fair Attendance in 2019 with 322,437 Attendees!

Enjoy rides

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.