Blue Earth County Fair Schedule



THURSDAY
REGISTER FOR A $400 Bike Courtesy of Scheels’ Sporting Goods of Mankato--Bike give away "Saturday at 6 pm
Hass petting zoo
Thursday is Senior Day
Free Kids crafts from 9am to 5pm
Free Bird house building from 9am to 5pm from Blue Earth co Soil and Water
Wow Zone arcade
New this year is a live fish and turtle display,
 
9:30 Police Canine Dog Demo
1:30 Singing Cow Girl
3:00 PJ’S Fun Magic and Costume Supply
Dj & Karaoke Night
 
Chainsaw Artist Scott Beto
Come out and watch our Chainsaw Artist Scott Beto who will amaze you with what he can do with a chainsaw and a piece of wood.  Bears, Eagles, Angels and other amazing creations.  The wood sculptures will be on our silent auction through Saturday 5pm, and also available to purchase outright.
 
Marv Nissel Band THURSDAY 12
Also the Marv Nissel Band out of New Ulm will play your favorite old time music.  Soul Purpose is a barbershop quartet from Mankato, and Jim Jam is a popular local group playing songs from the 70's and 80's.
 
 
ANIMAL FEST 
THURSDAY  2:30 & 7PM     FRIDAY 2PM 7PM      SATURDAY  1:30 4PM  7PM
Make sure you check out animal fest.  8 performances throughout the weekend.  Different animal species will perform for you including camels, goats, horses, llamas and more.  Also camel rides and a Parakeet Encounter where you can step inside an enclosure with over 250 parakeets and have a chance to feed them.    I thought these people were going to be doing some promo with you in advance of the fair according to the emails we got after the January convention.
 
 
The Elvis Impersonator Thursday from 4 to 6 pm
Is Paul Knutson of Mapleton, he has been doing this since 1993 and should be in full jumpsuit,
 
Johnny Frost and the Heats Seekers Thursday 6 to 8 pm
Performs 50's and 60's music.  Prepare to get up and dance and move.
 
 
FRIDAY
Hass petting zoo
Free Kids crafts from 9am to 5pm
Wow Zone arcade
 
REGISTER FOR A $400 Bike Curtsy of Scheels Sporting Goods of Mankato Bike gives away "Saturday at 6 pm
 
Chainsaw Artist Scott Beto
Come out and watch our Chainsaw Artist Scott Beto who will amaze you with what he can do with a chainsaw and a piece of wood.  Bears, Eagles, Angels and other amazing creations.  The wood sculptures will be on our silent auction through Saturday 5pm, and also available to purchase outright.
 
1pm Mankato Dance Conservatory
 
2pm Mankato MoonDogs signing autographs
 
ANIMAL FEST 
THURSDAY  2:30 & 7PM     FRIDAY 2PM 7PM      SATURDAY  1:30 4PM  7PM
Make sure you check out animal fest.  8 performances throughout the weekend.  Different animal species will perform for you including camels, goats, horses, llamas and more.  Also camel rides and a Parakeet Encounter where you can step inside an enclosure with over 250 parakeets and have a chance to feed them.    I thought these people were going to be doing some promo with you in advance of the fair according to the emails we got after the January convention.
 
4 to 6 FREE FOOTBALL CAMP FROM THE MANKATO BRAWLERS ALL AGES WELCOME
 
 
Dazzling Dave Friday 5pm 7pm
 Also comes from the twin cities.  He is a professional yo-yo performer and highly acclaimed champion  who has circled the globe since 1998 , storming audiences everywhere with his freakish tornado of whirling tricks and tips, all designed to entertain, educate, and illuminate the beauty of the growing sport of professional yo-yo.  Dave will also be strolling the grounds and showing you how it is done on Friday.
 
7PM SOUTHERN MN GO-CAT EXTRAVAGANZA WITH 5 BUCK FRIDAY, GRANDSTAND ADMISION ONLY $5 HOT LAPS START AT 6PM
 
 
MAIDEN DIXIE LIVE MUSIC STARTING AT 8PM IN THE BEER GARDEN
 
SATURDAY
Hass petting zoo
Wow Zone arcade
 
REGISTER FOR A $400 Bike Curtsy of Scheels Sporting Goods of Mankato Bike give away "Saturday at 6 pm
 
Chainsaw Artist Scott Beto
Come out and watch our Chainsaw Artist Scott Beto who will amaze you with what he can do with a chainsaw and a piece of wood.  Bears, Eagles, Angels and other amazing creations.  The wood sculptures will be on our silent auction through Saturday 5pm, and also available to purchase outright.
 
Honor our veterans during a ceremony Sat. at 1pm.
 
FIREMAN’S WATER BARREL CHALLENGE
Come and watch 9 local fire depts. battle it out during our fireman’s completion SATURDAY at 2pm
 
1PM D&S PEDAL PULL SPONSORED BY AMBOY AND VERNON CENTER FIRE DEPARTMENT
 
ANIMAL FEST 
THURSDAY  2:30 & 7PM     FRIDAY 2PM 7PM      SATURDAY  1:30 4PM  7PM
Make sure you check out animal fest.  8 performances throughout the weekend.  Different animal species will perform for you including camels, goats, horses, llamas and more.  Also camel rides and a Parakeet Encounter where you can step inside an enclosure with over 250 parakeets and have a chance to feed them.    I thought these people were going to be doing some promo with you in advance of the fair according to the emails we got after the January convention.
 
PIE EATING CONTEST Saturday 4 pm.
DO not miss the celebrity pie eating contest curtsey of Bakers Square.  County Commissioners Will Purvis, Drew Campbell, Mankato Mayor Eric Anderson, Lake Crystal mayor Brad Ahrensdorff, and KEYC Anchor Eric Lind.  Come out and cheer them on and see who gets the messy face
 
Karl Achilles, Magician - Escape Artist Saturday at 4:30 & 6:30
He brings his trunk of tricks for an exciting, unique mystery into magic in the tradition of Houdini.  He has performed for Ripley's Believe It Or Not, The FBI, and numerous county fairs and schools over the years.  Something for everyone.  His opening act: A dozen tricks in less then 5 minutes.  Straitjacket Escape, Dungeon Chair, Hydrocracker Full Head Rotation and others.
 
DEMO DERBY 7PM START TIME “BIG PAY OUTS, LOTS OF CARS”

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