Back by popular demand, FREE North Iowa Youth Center inflatables are returning to the 2018 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 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 11am - 10pm

Thursday - Saturday and 11am - 5pm on Sunday.

Welcome back for plenty more FREE entertainment, attractions, exhibits and family fun this summer! ​Please accept this invitation to tour the many upcoming

2018 North Iowa Fair events scheduled for July 19-22: 

"Rise & Shine!"

LEVEY THE GREAT

MAGIC SHOWS

Country Inn & Suites

CHEERS AND MANY THANKS

TO ALL NORTH IOWA FAIR SPONSORS...

Historic Park Inn

Welcome back for North Iowa Fair agricultural shows and events!

Please click HERE for the North Iowa Fair Open Swine Show information sheet or check out the North Iowa Fair Handbook linked below!

Louie's Custom Meats
Home Lumber

BMX PROS

TRICK TEAM

North Iowa Golf

Small Stage Music Festival returns to the climate controlled Marion E. Olson Building this summer:

July 19-21! Humble beginnings, powerful voices and incredible spirit can each lead to tremendous success.

Small Stage Music Festival 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.

Friday and Saturday shows are FREE to the public!

Sponsored by Alpha Media, The Country Moose 93.9 FM, Star 106, Wausau Homes,

Holiday Inn ExpressBrakke Implement,

M&D Sound Solutions, IowaMobileStage.comMcGregors Furniture

and Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation


OFFICIAL LINEUP

Thursday, July 19

(Tickets Required For Thursday; Doors open at 7:30pm)

8:30pm: BETTY AND THE GENTS

9:30pm: LIT

CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS


Friday, July 20

(Free To All)

6:30pm: HAWK MCINTYRE


Friday, July 20

(Free To All)

8:00pm: THE HEPPERLY BAND


Saturday, July 21

(Free To All)

7:00pm: WILLIAM ELLIOTT WHITMORE


Saturday, July 21

​(Free To All)

9:30pm: THE JESSE ALLEN BAND

SMALL STAGE

MUSIC FESTIVAL

Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
Godfather's Pizza

Click HERE to check out North Iowa Fair Radio, online now through Sunday! Take the Fair with you everywhere you go, all weekend long!

MOJO Productions

OPENING

CEREMONY

United LP
EGL Enterprises

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 for daily crowd-pleasing, must-see events!

2018 North Iowa Fair

"RISE & SHINE"

July 19 - July 22

Blanchard Tree Services
SkyBlue by CL Tel
Home Lumber on Facebook
J&M Displays
Graham Tire

Come out and enjoy $5 pony rides every day of the Fair next to the

1873 Country Schoolhouse (weather permitting)!

Union Pacific Foundation
Perkins
Visit Mason City Iowa
Christensen Farms

FREE

INFLATABLES!

Cornish Chiropractic
Wayne's Ski & Cycle

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. Entry forms are on page 59 of the North Iowa Fair Exhibitors Handbook. For participation details, contact Show Coordinator Leah Arends at 641.529.2930 or leah.arends88@gmail.com.

Hardee's
Air Choice One
Mason City Motor Speedway
Kramer Ace Hardware
Cent Credit Union
McCloskey Appliance
Heartland Paper
National Flooring Contractors
North Iowa Bulls

 Join us as we kick off the fair at the Opening Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, July 19th at 5:30pm in the Marion E. Olson Building.  Highlights include a special flyover courtesy of Veterans Airlift Command at 5:15pm, before the crowning of 2018's Miss North Iowa Fair, Honored Speaker Regan Banks,

a special live performance from The Spacemen and more!

The Fox 103.7 FM
3M
Diamond Vogel
Mediacom

$5

PONY RIDES

First Citizens Bank
J&M Displays
Them People @ Airport Cafe
Brakke Implement

BIRDS OF PREY

"EXTREME RAPTORS" SHOWS

Pancheros
Wausau Homes
North Iowa Cooperative
98.7 KISS Country
Starbucks
Fox Auction Company

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!

Z'Mariks Noodle Cafe
NICCU
North Iowa Youth Center

NORTH IOWA EVENTS CENTER

WHERE BEING WHO YOU ARE AND DOING WHAT YOU LOVE ALWAYS SHINES

ALL VETERANS

FAMILY DAY

FREE CARNIVAL RIDES

Alpha Media Mason City
Sweet Tooth Cupcakes

NORTH IOWA FAIR

RADIO

Chapter 790 of the Vietnam Vets
Rookies Rockin' Sports Bar
Sevens Restaurant & Steakhouse
Cerro Gordo County Community Foundation
Otto's Oasis on Facebook
Sun Tan City

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 you ever tasted

starting at 7:00am in The Loafing Shed!

The activities continue Sunday

with a special greenspace Flag Ceremony at 11:45am,

performance by Denny's School of Dance,

"The Andrews Sisters" presented by

Stebens Childrens Theater,

National Guard Climbing Wall,

Military Equipment, Memorabilia and more! 

Mason City Auto Sales

The 3rd Annual North Iowa Fair Hot Air Balloon Rally will bring fifteen hot air balloons to this year's rally for sponsor flights,

including two tethered balloons for

$10 tethered (only) 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! 

Pritchard Auto Stores
Sherwin Williams
Buffalo Wild Wings
Fareway Stores

3rd ANNUAL

HOT AIR BALLOON RALLY

Mason City Auto Sales

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, Owls and more are all cleared for takeoff!

Witness the beauty and charisma that these birds have long symbolized as master falconers and

skilled handlers guide the way.

Hy-Vee
Farmers State Bank

BILL RILEY

TALENT SEARCH

NORTH IOWA FAIR

OPEN SHOWS

Family Video