The 4th Annual North Iowa Fair Hot Air Balloon Rally will bring
seventeen hot air balloons for sponsor flights, including two tethered balloons for $10 tethered (only) rides: July 19-20!
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!
THE NERVELESS NOCKS
CHEERS AND MANY THANKS
TO ALL NORTH IOWA FAIR SPONSORS
LIVE CHAINSAW ART
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.
The Quad Jump offers affordably priced entertainment designed to encourage interaction between kids and parents. Encourage youth to reach new heights at the North Iowa Fair Quad Jump and while you're at it, take a shot at the affordably priced Amazon Adventure Course, also featured at the Oklahoma State Fair and New York State Fair.
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); please stay tuned here and use the exhibitor form and exhibitor handbook linked at the bottom of this page for all detailed info on all North Iowa Fair open shows! Generously sponsored by Christensen Farms, Cargill, Frank Fox Auction Company, Nutriquest and Ventura Locker.
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 email@example.com.
2019 North Iowa Fair
July 18 - July 21
$5 PONY RIDES
FREE CARNIVAL RIDES
For over 15 years, Levey The Great's incredible show has been loaded with fascinating illusions, unbelievable acts of hypnosis, comedic routines, & audience participation. Children and adults of all ages: prepare to be amazed!
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!
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 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 11am - 10pm
Thursday - Saturday (11am - 5pm on Sunday).
HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY
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 official 2019 North Iowa Fair schedule will be available on or before June 1; stay tuned for those details and more announcements all coming your way in May!
LEVEY THE GREAT
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:
The Nerveless Nocks Sky-High Swaypole!
Featuring a hand-over-hand climb to the top of a breathtaking aerial peak and an unbelievable headfirst free-fall back to the ground.
The Astro Nocks Daring Spacewheel!
While revolving on the aerial pendulum, the Nocks perform leaps, somersaults, handstands and actually walk the wheel blind-folded.
The Nerveless Nocks Cloud Swing, Tower of Chairs & More!
Over the past 35 years, The Nerveless Nocks revolutionized the touring of the World Wide All-American Thrill and Stunt Circus Production. They've also produced their brand of Daredevil Shows at many major amusement parks such as Six Flags, Disney Land, Disney World, Universal Studios and Sea World. In addition, The Nerveless Nocks have produced NFL Super Bowl Half Time events and major parties for Maxim Magazine and The Home Shopping Network. Bring the lawn chairs and be sure to look up this July 18-21 at your Blue Ribbon North Iowa Fair!
The annual Small Stage Music Festival featuring top talent from local and area musicians returns to your Marion E. Olson Building this July 18-20! Official 2019 artist lineup to be annouced in May; please stay tuned here for all performance details...
Generously Sponsored By
IOWA DRAFT PONY HITCH SHOW
NORTH IOWA EVENTS CENTER
WHERE BEING WHO YOU ARE AND DOING WHAT YOU LOVE ALWAYS SHINES
Featured live painters will aim to inspire future artists by bringing out their creativity and promoting positivity and well-being. Do not miss the amazing talents of Gypsy Rattle Can and Kipp Davis with live painting
every day throughout your fair: July 18-21!
Horse and pony lovers, come as you are! The North Iowa Fair's Five Dollar Pony Rides return this July 18-21 (weather permitting); don't let the youngsters you know and love miss out. Pony rides will start outdoors at 11am each day to continue until sunset; buggy rides will also be offered for additional cost.
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 will be available at the Arena entrance starting at 9am on July 21.
NORTH IOWA FAIR
OPEN BEEF & SWINE SHOWS
Curtis Ingvoldstad has a BA in Studio Arts from the
University of Minnesota. He picked up the chainsaw 13 years ago after many years of oil painting and hand carving with natural talent for sculpting and a rich ancestry of woodworking. Curtis has competed with the best of the best internationally and gained great respect for his realism and attention to detail. Don't miss these talents on live display July 18-20 and be sure to bid when his pieces go up for auction on Sunday, July 21 at your North Iowa Fair!
Zoltar Speaks® is the world famous animatronic fortune teller found in arcades, theme parks and various attractions all around the globe. Let Zoltar take fortune telling to New Heights for you, your family and friends this July 18-21.
Big fortunes just one small dollar! The sky is the limit.