The fairgrounds are located at 1525 S. Cedar in Owatonna, MN. Directions from I-35: Exit 40A to Hwy 14E and follow the fairgrounds signs.
Admission is FREE!
The fair has been free since 1927 and is Minnesota's largest county fair.
On grounds parking is $5 daily.
No weekly passes are available.
The fair officially opens at 5pm on Tuesday, August 16.
Tuesday 3PM - 9PM
Wednesday & Thurs 10:30AM - 9PM
Friday & Saturday 10:30AM - 10PM
Sunday 10:30AM - 8PM
For the safety of our guests, pets, bicycles, Segways and skateboards are not allowed on the grounds.
Information stations are open daily from 11AM - 9PM. You can pick up judging schedules and fair information.
Smoking in designated areas only
Scooters and wheelchair rentals available at the First Aid Station area in the Community Building and/or tent on Elm Ave starting at 10:30AM daily.
Visit Vista Mobility or call 877-588-4782 to reserve.
A free shuttle bus from downtown Central Park to the fair for noon lunch on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
11:30AM - 1:30PM
Arcade is located under the grandstand.
ATMs are located throughout the grounds.
Safety Zone has emergency equipment on display and a medical station