NORTH IOWA EVENTS CENTER
WHERE BEING WHO YOU ARE AND DOING WHAT YOU LOVE ALWAYS SHINES
They’re fierce, feathered and fantastic, winging their way to the North Iowa Fair in an avian extravaganza that captures the spirit of the wild!
Extreme Raptors is the premium wildlife show, featuring birds of prey
like you’ve never seen them before.
Eagles, Hawks, Falcons and Owls are cleared for takeoff!
Witness the beauty and charisma that these birds have long symbolized
as master falconers and skilled handlers guide the way.
BIRDS OF PREY
The 3rd Annual North Iowa Fair Hot Air Balloon Rally will bring fifteen hot air balloons for to this year's rally for sponsor flights, including two tethered balloons for $10 rides: July 20-22!
Rise and shine for 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!
CUTE KIDS CONTEST
2018 NORTH IOWA FAIR
"RISE & SHINE"
July 19 - July 22
FREE North Iowa Youth Center inflatables are returning
to the 2018 North Iowa Fair!
Socks are required to access.
Mom and Dad, rise and shine!
A perfect entertainment option for parents
with children whose energy wins every time!
Chamberlain Midway is a growing midway company based in the Midwest that will bring FREE carnival rides back to North Iowa Fair-goers in 2018!
The 2018 North Iowa Fair midway will feature eight free carnival rides including "The Scrambler," "Bumper Boats" and more!
It's not the biggest carnival in the world, but it's the free-est!
North Iowa Fair carnival hours are 12:00 noon - 10:30 pm
Thursday - Saturday and 11:00 am - 6:00 pm on Sunday.
The North Iowa Fair Association owes a debt of gratitude to every North Iowa Fair-goer, supporter, sponsor, donor and volunteer
for helping make the annual North Iowa Fair an incredible success!
We look forward to welcoming you back for more entertainment, attractions, exhibits and family fun this summer!
Please accept this invitation to tour the many upcoming
2018 North Iowa Fair events coming July 19-22: "Rise & Shine!"
HOT AIR BALLOON
Sunday, July 22 marks "All Veterans Family Day"
at the 2018 North Iowa Fair! Chapter 790 of the Vietnam Veterans
will serve the best ham, eggs and flapjacks starting at 7:00am
in The Loafing Shed. "All Veterans Family Day" continues Sunday
with the National Guard Climbing Wall, Close Order Drill Squad, Flyover, Memorabilia, Music, Tank Rides, 1133rd Equipment and more!
The BMX Stunt Show features the world’s most extreme
bicycle stunt riders in a spectacular, non-stop, action-packed show!
The BMX Pros Stunt Team will bring X-Games Championship talent to the 2018 North Iowa Fair in a crowd-pleasing, must-see event!
RADIO CONTROL FUN FLY & DRONE DAY
FREE CARNIVAL RIDES
Sit back, relax and enjoy North Iowa Fair fireworks by J&M Displays at the end of Opening Night on Thursday, July 19 (rain date: July 22)!
by J&M DISPLAYS
Small Stage Music Festival returns to your air-conditioned
Marion E. Olson Building this summer: July 19-22!
Humble beginnings, powerful voices and incredible spirit
can each lead to tremendous success. Small Stage Music Festival is a reminder that our biggest dreams often take root in the tiniest places. It is a place where less is more and the little stuff is what's big,
serving as the perfect venue to enjoy intimate performances from quality artists who believe great music is worth celebrating...
Thursday, July 19
Friday, July 20
7:30pm: The Hepperly Band (Clear Lake, IA)
Saturday, July 21
7:30pm: William Elliott Whitmore (Montrose, IA)
9:30pm: The Jesse Stewart Band (Marble Rock, IA)
Sunday, July 22