(not available after July 16, 2019) Purchase a $35

Mega Band Coupon available after July 2nd at:

St. James: SuperFair, Casey's on First, The Chamber office, Pioneer Bank, Dairy Queen, Fleet & Farm. Madelia: Roger's BP

Friday, July 19

7 am Tractor Cade Breakfast

8:30 am 4-H, FFA and Open Class Swine Judging

10 am 4-H Horse Show Rain Date

12:30 pm 4-H, FFA and Open Class

                Dairy Judging

4 pm J & K Amusement Rides Open

5-9:30 pm Bingo

6 pm 4-H & FFA Beef

6 pm Grandstand - John Spitzner

          Memorial Truck & Tractor Pull

6 pm Ranch Rodeo

6:30-8 pm 4-H Demonstrations

          in 4-H Exhibit Bldg.

8:30 pm - 12:30 am Band in Beer     

             Garden - No Cover Charge -


J&K Amusements was founded in the belief that everyone should have access to quality entertainment. J&K Amusements is a Minnesota local carnival where bringing fun for all ages is our main focus. If you like to have fun, you'll love J&K Amusements! We offer affordable rides, games and food concessions for all sorts of events.

2019 Admission  Fair Passes/Mega Bands

$3/Ticket:  Day Pass sold at the gates *  $5/Fair Pass In Advance: Good for entire fair

$7/Fair Pass At Gate: Good for entire fair * $35/Mega Pass:  Pre-Fair Ride Pass Special

  • Unlimited Rides, All Day, Everyday!!    NOT AVAILABLE AFTER July 18th

Watonwan County Fair Schedule

Check Back for Updates as all events are subject to change...

Wednesday, July 17

3:00-5:00 pm Enter 4-H Rabbits

4:00-7:00 pm Enter 4-H & FFA Beef, Sheep, Goat

6:00-8:00 pm Creative Arts Building Entries

6:30 pm Rabbit Judging

July 18th - 21st 2019

142nd Annual

Saturday, July 20, 2019 * 7:00 p.m.
Get your team of 5 together today 

Minimum age of 16 and maximum weight of 225# - variety of weights recommended.

NEW IN 2019




Thursday, July 18

8:30 am Enter Swine

8-9:30 am Enter FFA Crops

9 am Enter Open Class Crops

9 am-1 pm Creative Arts Building Entries

10 am Lamb Lead followed by Sheep Show

10 am-Noon FFA crop Judging

12 pm 4-H Horse Judging

1 pm 4-H/FFA Goat Show

1:30 pm Creative Arts Judging

1:30 pm Day Care Tours

4 pm J& K Amusement Rides open

5 pm Poultry Show

5-9:30 pm Bingo

6 pm Boer Goat Open Class Show

6:30-8:30 pm 4-H Demonstrations in 4-H Exhibit Bldg

7-9 pm Enter 4-H and FFA Dairy

8-11 pm Teen Dance Entertainment Building

Sunday, July 21

Senior Day -


10:30 am Fun Horse Show

9 am Softball Tournament

Noon Bean Bag Tournament -

          Sign up 11 am

Noon J & K Amusement Rides Open

12:30 pm Entertainment Building -

                 Steve Lang

1 pm Farm Family, Century Farm,

         Senior Citizens

1 pm Bingo

1:30 am Pedal Pull Registration

2 pm Pedal Pull Competition

3:30 pm 4-H Judge's Choice Award

4 pm Medallions in the Paper

6 pm Creative Arts Building

          Exhibitors and all 4-H'ers may

          pick up their Exhibits

6 pm Livestock Loan Out

 "Come Meet Your Friends at the Fair"


Watonwan County​ Fair

Gates:  Thursday 4pm-9pm    
             Friday noon-9pm               
             Saturday 7am-9pm      
             Sunday  7am-3pm       


Please support the

Watonwan County Fair and help us get a big crowd to this event. What would be more fun than watching our local leaders take on each other in this hilarious race!

Reach out to us to register!

Saturday, July 20

8 am Softball Tournament

8 am Family Cow Horse Show

9 am 4-H & FFA Auction

11 am 4-H Premier Showmanship

Noon Dart Tournament - 501 Blind Draw - Sign up 11 a.m.

Noon  J & K Amusement Rides Open

2 pm Creative Arts Sweepstakes Winners pictures taken

3-9:30 pm Bingo

7 pm Dairyland Donkey Races

8:30 pm - 12:30 am Band in the Beer Garden

                                  No Cover Charge -  SMOKE SCREEN

10:15 pm FREE Fireworks in the Grandstand