The gates of the 2013 Watonwan County Fair open at 3 pm on Thursday. The Fair runs through Sunday.
Fair Buttons, which will get you admission every day of the Fair are $6 and are available from merchants around town. A daily pass is $3 per person. Kids 12 and under have free admission. Parking is free.
Gates open at 3 pm on Thursday and Friday and at noon on Saturday and Sunday.
There is entertainment at the Beer Garden on Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. Karaoke gets underway at 8 pm on Thursday. Entertainment starts at 9 pm both Friday and Saturday. It’s ‘IV Play’ performing on Friday and ‘No Where Fast’ on Saturday.
There is a Latino Band Blast on Sunday from 1-5 pm in the entertainment building.
Competition in the Hot Foot 2 Tractor Pull begins Friday night at 6 pm. Saturday has the Midwest Outlaw Truck Pullers and Out of Field Tractor Pull which gets underway at 3 pm. A horse pull gets underway at 6:30 pm on Saturday.
Saturday is also Senior Citizen Day. The Saturday Fair activities will be capped off on Saturday night with a fireworks show that will start around 10:15 pm.
As the old song goes, ‘Hi Ho Come To The Fair’. It’s a good time for young and old.