All of Wendy's birds are trained through the means of positive reinforcement. Parrots are highly intelligent, social animals that welcome the opportunity to problem solve. By performing in shows, these birds are provided with an excellent source of physical and mental stimulation while stealing the attention and hearts of thousands in the process! Don't miss Wendy's FREE shows, three times each day at your North Iowa Fair.
The Nerveless Nocks Sky-High Swaypole!
The ROBOCAR concept was invented in the fall of 2009 by Drew Beaumier to compete in high prize costume contests. Since his first exhibition Drew has made several guests appearances on major U.S. television shows and traveled the world performing in a multitude of venues and events with his creative and original invention. Robocars will be cruising the grounds at least three times daily, July 18-21; please check the fair schedule for specific times.
GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY MASON CITY FORD & MASON CITY BUICK JEEP CADILLAC
Anderson's debut EP 'Heartland' (released in 2018) peaked at #18 on the iTunes Country Charts and continues to connect with country music fans across the nation. As a native of Champlin, Minnesota, Anderson was awarded New Artist of the Year at the 2019 Midwest Country Music Association Awards. Don't miss this artist on the rise playing live in concert Saturday, July 20 at your 2019 North Iowa Fair!
The Nerveless Nocks Cloud Swing, Tower of Chairs & More!
Chamberlain Midway is a growing midway company based in the Midwest that will bring FREE carnival rides back to North Iowa Fair-goers in 2019! The 2019 North Iowa Fair midway will feature eight free carnival rides at your North Iowa Fair! It's not the biggest carnival in the world, but it's the free-est! North Iowa Fair carnival hours are 11am - 10pm Thursday - Saturday (11am - 5pm on Sunday). GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY FIRST CITIZENS BANK, FARMERS STATE BANK, ALPHA MEDIA USA, COUNTRY INN & SUITES, NORTH IOWA COOPERATIVE, HOUCK PHARMACY, CHILDREN'S DENTAL CENTER OF MASON CITY, HOSMER TOYOTA, DALEY'S PLUMBING, MIDWEST CONSTRUCTION, CLEAR LAKE MIRROR REPORTER, HAINES INSURANCE, NUTRIQUEST, MID-AMERICA PUBLISHING, DREAM DIRT, O'REILLY AUTO PARTS, HANK'S PLUMBING, CARDEN CIRCUS, KLEEN SWEEP CONSTRUCTION, NORTH IOWA EYE CLINIC AND CENTRAL PARK DENTISTRY.
Let your little loved ones experience "life on the farm" through this family-friendly, interactive exhibit that tells a wonderful story about agriculture in Iowa. Pick apples from the tree, milk a cow, see hatching eggs, visit the Country Store and more everyday at your North Iowa Fair from 1pm-7pm (Sunday 1pm-4pm).
NORTH IOWA FAIR
HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY
2019 North Iowa Fair
July 18 - July 21
While revolving on the aerial pendulum, the Nocks perform leaps, somersaults, handstands and actually walk the wheel blind-folded.
CHEERS AND MANY THANKS
TO ALL NORTH IOWA FAIR SPONSORS
The Iowa Draft Pony Hitch Association is a group of pony driving enthusiasts throughout the state of Iowa, including friends from other states as well, that will present their draft pony hitch show live from the Arena on Sunday, July 21. Tickets ($3/adult; $2/children) will be available at the Arena entrance.
The Spacemen were brought together by NASA at the turn of 2016 to bring Rock and Roll back to the universe. These 14 & 15 year olds hope to be the first band to give a concert from the Moon. Jack, Spencer, Danny, and Reid will remember all of you on their literal ride out of this world. Now, prepare for liftoff.
At only twenty years of age, Tom Wurth was nominated for a Grammy. At BMG he garnered two major record label cuts including; “If the Road Runs Out,” appearing on Ty Herndon’s Greatest Hits album and a Ken Mellons cut, “I Can’t Kick My Country” for a NASCAR compilation, “Inside Traxx.” He has shared a stage with some of the most respected and successful artists in music including Vince Gill, Eddie Money, Lonestar, Ronnie Milsap, Rascal Flatts, Billy Currington, LoCash, Thompson Square, Marty Stuart, Clay Walker and many others.
Enjoy Tom Wurth's talents live in concert on July 18 at 630pm!
Back by popular demand, FREE North Iowa Youth Center inflatables are returning to your 2019 North Iowa Fair!
Socks are required to access (will be available for sale).
A perfect, free entertainment option for parents
with children whose energy wins every time!
The Astro Nocks Daring Spacewheel!
FRIDAY, JULY 19
(FREE TO ALL; CAPACITY 1,000)
FRIDAY, JULY 19
(FREE TO ALL; CAPACITY 1,000)
THE NERVELESS NOCKS
IOWA DRAFT PONY HITCH SHOW
Featuring a hand-over-hand climb to the top of a breathtaking aerial peak and an unbelievable headfirst free-fall back to the ground.
FREE CARNIVAL RIDES
The Nerveless Nocks are descendants of the Swiss Circus Family Nock and are among the most respected aerial stunt artists in the world today. Since 1954, The Nerveless Nocks have been thrilling audiences across the globe with acts that include the following FREE 2019 North Iowa Fair feature showcases:
Proudly sponsored by Cent Credit Union, the mission of the North Iowa Fair's Bill Riley Talent Search is to serve as a developmental platform for young Iowans involved in the performing arts. By maintaining a nurturing and educational environment the Bill Riley Talent Search aims to promote self esteem, self discipline and self confidence.
For participation details, contact Show Coordinator Leah Arends at 641.529.2930 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEVEY THE GREAT
Natascha Myers brings a fusion of styles to the Nashville scene. A style she calls; "Midwest-bred Americana with a dash of country western and old soul.” Natascha grew up in Waterloo, Iowa and still enjoys those fond memories and close connections today: "I have Iowa (and family) to thank for being passionate about strangers’ stories, the value of a hard day’s work, and how to keep both feet on the ground when you need to.”
FREE GATE. FREE PARKING. FREE CARNIVAL RIDES.
Over the course of his distinguished career, Billy has been recognized with many awards and nominations. He has been nominated for a Grammy for Song of the Year for “Somewhere in My Broken Heart,” which went on to win Song of the Year at the American Country Music Awards. Named Top New Male Vocalist of the Year at the Academy of Country Music awards in the early 90's, Billy won his first Grammy four years later. A modern-day American Troubadour with hits including "Only Here For A Little While," "We Just Disagree" and "Billy The Kid," Billy Dean has performed and toured with some of the industry’s biggest stars including Kenny Rogers, Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Wynonna Judd and others. Don't miss your chance to see Billy perform his hits and more live in Mason City this summer!
SPONSORED IN PART BY McCLOSKEY APPLIANCE, NORTH IOWA COMMUNITY CREDIT UNION, JEFFREY AUTO REPAIR SERVICE, MASON CITY HONDA, POET BIOREFINING OF HANLONTOWN, MASON CITY BUICK GMC CADILLAC & MASON CITY NISSAN
Welcome back for plenty more FREE entertainment, attractions, exhibits and family fun this summer! Please accept this invitation to explore "new heights" and tour the many upcoming 2019 North Iowa Fair events scheduled for July 18-21!
The Nerveless Nocks have produced their brand of Daredevil Shows at many major amusement parks such as Six Flags, Disney Land, Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. Bring your lawn chairs and explore new heights with three FREE shows daily!
THURSDAY, JULY 18
Generously Sponsored By
Welcome back for your Blue Ribbon North Iowa Fair's open swine and beef shows!
Open swine show entries are welcome on the day of show (July 21). The North Iowa Fair Exhibitor's Handbook is linked at the bottom of this page with all details and info for open shows! Click HERE for the 2019 North Iowa Fair Open Swine Show flyer. Generously sponsored by Christensen Farms, Cargill, Frank Fox Auction Company, Nutriquest and Ventura Locker.
Zoltar Speaks® is the famous animatronic fortune teller found in arcades, theme parks, gift shops, homes, and various attractions all around the world! Big fortunes for one small dollar every day at your North Iowa Fair!
For over 15 years, Levey The Great's incredible show has been loaded with fascinating illusions, unbelievable acts of hypnosis, comedic routines, & audience participation. Please check the Fair Schedule linked at the bottom of this page for specifics on when and where to enjoy Levey The Great's FREE magic shows at your North Iowa Fair. Children and adults of all ages: prepare to be amazed!
This rally will bring sixteen hot air balloons for sponsor flights, including two tethered balloons for $10 tethered (only) rides: July 19-20! $10 tethered rides will be offered on the Main Greenspace July 19-20 at 6pm (weather permitting). Field entry points will indicate where to line up for tethered rides. Explore new heights with breathtaking early morning and evening launches and stay for beautiful night "glows" at dusk Friday and Saturday! Bring your smart phone, cameras and lawn chairs, meet the pilots and learn about hot air ballooning. Volunteers interested in crewing are encouraged to participate; simply contact NIEC for more information. All balloon events are weather dependent!
NORTH IOWA FAIR
OPEN BEEF & SWINE SHOWS
NORTH IOWA EVENTS CENTER
WHERE BEING WHO YOU ARE AND DOING WHAT YOU LOVE ALWAYS SHINES
SATURDAY, JULY 20
(FREE TO ALL; CAPACITY 1,000)
KINNEY LINDSTROM LITTLE FARMERS