1. Food Frenzy
- When: All 9 days of the Fair
- Where: At Food Booths Across the Fairgrounds
Sample the latest and greatest foods at the Fair! Booths throughout the Fairgrounds will be competing for the title of “Best New Fair Food” in our Food Frenzy Competition presented by American Bank Center! Throughout the Fair keep you eyes peeled for large colorful si
gns stating the Food Frenzy Contestants and the e
normous 4 foot ribbons awarded to the winners!
Vendors taking part in the Food Frenzy will be judged by a panel of local celebrities and their foods will be rated on appearance, originality, taste and creativity!
Adventurous eaters can look forward to:
- Bacon Kuchen
- Pulled Pork Quesadillas
- Strawberries & Cream Funnel Cake
- Polaco (Polish Taco)
- Wild Rice Burger
- Fried Corn Nuggets
- Idaho Taco (Baked Potato W/ Taco Toppings)
- Garlic Cheese Curds
- Steak Fritters
- Sloppy Sliders
2. Midwest Dueling Pianos
- When: 30 minute shows at 12pm, 2pm, 5pm and 10pm
- Where: Stage 2
Come watch some of the most fantastic and dynamic performers in the industry! Their highly interactive show is request driven, family friendly and loads of fun! From the 50’s to today and rock to country, this audience-based show is fun for all ages!
3. Cutest Show On Earth
- When: 30 minute shows at 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm and 6pm
- Where: Stage 1
Have your kids become the stars in the Let’s Pretend Farm Time Tour sponsored by Trinity Health! Here kids become a part of the show with cute costumes, improvisational humor and more! A wacky flight attendant will lead the audience leaping through time to learn about agriculture, 4-H and hygiene! Plus one lucky dad will receive a role in the show as well!
4. Lady Antebellum
- When: 8pm
- Where: Grandstand
Since its 2006 inception, Lady A has drastically influenced the face of Country music. The harmony-based-trio of Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott and Dave Haywood, have a sizable fan base and have a sound that goes beyond the typical Country core listener. Winning the Vocal Group of the Year honor from both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music 3 times in a row, they are a definite don’t miss!
5. Midnight Madness
- When: 10pm-2am
- Where: Carnival Midway
Stay out late on the opening night of the Fair! July 18th only, we will be hosting Midnight Madness. Here you can use your Mega Ride Pass, Daily Unlimited Ride Wristband or purchase individual ride tickets to get in on the fun!