Things to Do

Things to Do

at the Buena Vista County Fair

Carnival Rides and Games

There are tons of fun rides and games for people of all ages at the Buena Vista County Fair. Take a ride on the carousel or ferris wheel or try out a carnival game for a chance to win a prize. McDermott's Carnival ride wristband specials are on Thursday and Sunday.

4-H Livestock Shows

Support our local 4-H club by stopping by the barns or arena to check out all the animal shows. Animals featured include swine, rabbits, cattle, sheep, horse, dogs and more!
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Fair Queen Competition

The Buena Vista County Fair queen competition offers scholarship opportunities for talented young ladies. Join us for the crowning of the Fair Queen and Little Miss on Wednesday at 6 pm.

Fair Food

Get all your favorite fair foods in one place from funnel cakes and cotton candy to corndogs, blooming onions, freshly squeezed lemonade and much, much more! We will have vendors from all over serving the best of the best. Join us on Friday at 5 pm for a free meal of sweet corn, pork burgers and ice cream in the grandstands.

Open Class and Indoor Exhibits

Stroll through the Open Class Building to view exhibits on display from produce to arts and crafts projects. Check out all the blue ribbon and best of show projects entered in the indoor exhibits. You won't wanna miss the Ugly Lamp Contest on Thursday at 1 pm!
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