Welcome to the Hennepin County Fair!
2013 Highlights

*Collected 286 pounds of food items for C.R.O.S.S. Food Shelf

*Talent Contest winners---they will represent Hennepin County at the State Fair Talent Contest
Pre-Teen Division:  Elaine Donoghue
Teen Division:  Dare VanWaes
Open Division:  Mark Frandsen

*Winner of Pie Baking Contest on Sunday: Kim Narveson
*Winner of Mix-It and Fix-It Baking Contest on Sunday:  Roy Berrum

For a complete list of all of our winners, please click HERE

Minnesota Farm Bureau recognizes Sesquicentennial and
Century Farms in Hennepin County

Sesquicentennial Farms:
John and Joyce Meister, Corcoran, 1862

Century Farms:
June Sutten, Delano, 1902
Heinz Farms, Rogers, 1911
Henry and Diane Vanderlinde, Watertown, 1889

Thank you to everyone who visited the fair this year. See in 2014

Last updated on September 8, 2013

Hennepin County Fair
Outdoor Competition Categories

BIRD CALLS:   Build your best bird call!  All hunting and birding calls welcome.   Electronic calls not accepted.

  FISHING BAITS: Category covers conventional and fly tackle.  All materials and all species welcome.

OUTDOOR ART: Category encompasses still photography, paint, sculpture, etc.

WOOD CARVING: Let's see your best work!  Carvings cover all outdoor species, including birds, fish and big game.

ROD BUILDING: Category covers conventional, ice and fly rods.

Here are some of the exciting events to look forward to:
Farm Animal Petting Zoo
Pony Rides
Kids Activities
Creative Activities
Great Fair Food
Great Family Carnival - Gopher State Expo
Great Commercial Vendors
4-H Exhibits
Fireworks (Saturday Night)
Demo Derby (Saturday Night)
Nicks Kids Show
Sneaky Pete's Garden Tractor Pullers
Old West Society of Minnesota
Northland Oliver Tractor Display
Truck Pull

Main Stage Entertainment

Saturday - Crossfire Variety Band

Hennepin County 4-H Information

*Download the 4H Premium Book

*Download the 4H Workshop info

*Download the State Fair TShirt Design Contest Entry Form

Exhibitors can now register ONLINE for the fair.
HERE to go to the online registration page!
This page will be available a few weeks before the fair opens.

Check out the Photo Tour
of past Fair Events:

For More Information Contact:

P. O. Box 36
Hamel, MN  55340
Tel: 763-420-4546
Click to Send E-mail

Don't Miss Our Next Get Together!!

The dates for the Hennepin County Fair are June 19-22, 2014, at the Corcoran Lion's Park (7205 County Road 101, the intersection of County Roads 101 and 10, Corcoran, MN)
Click here for a map. 

Please Note
*Service and Performance Animals ONLY are allowed at the Fair
  *No Coolers are allowed to be brought on thegroundsduring the Fair

ATM machines are located in the carnival and fair office for your convenience.

2013 operating hours for the fair:



Thursday, June 13

4 p.m. till 11 p.m.

Friday, June 14

12 Noon till 11 p.m.

Saturday, June 15

9 a.m. till 11 p.m.

Sunday, June 16

10 a.m. till 5 p.m.

Sunday Family Day SPECIAL
Gate admission includes ALL CARNIVAL RIDES

Sunday Gate Admission
Adults $8
Children 32 inches tall to 12 years of age $6
Children under 32 inches of height  Free

2013 Ticket Prices
Adults $8.00, Children ages 5-12 $6.00, under 5 free
Saturday after 5 p.m., Adults $10.00, Children ages 5-12 $8.00
For group prices, discounts available, contact the fair office at 763-420-4546.

Ticket Prices include:

(only good Thursday, Friday, and Saturday)

Pre-Sale Prices
Adults $7.00, Children 5-12 $5.00
Pre-Sale ticket sales have ended for the 2013 Fair

Carnival Information
ATM available and Credit Cards accepted at the Midway!

Wristbands available this year
$20 all you care to ride
Offered Thursday 5-10 and Friday 1-6

Operating Hours
Thursday, June 13 - 5:00 p.m. - Close
Friday, June 14- 1:00 p.m. - Close
Saturday, June15 - 12 Noon - Close
Sunday, June 16 - 12 Noon - Close

The Hennepin County Fair proudly welcomes Gopher State Expo as our midway provider again this year!
Ride, play, and have a great time at our new midway!
*For your convenience, Gopher State Expo accepts credit/debit cards for ride ticket purchases!

The following are supported by the Legacy Grant:
The Lumberjack ShowIron Will Sled DogStory TellerWild Goose Chase Cloggers
Eelpout Old Time String BandMachine Knitting DemonstrationTextile Center Activities
Hand Knitting Demonstration

Who We Are:

The Hennepin County Fair is sponsored by the Hennepin County Agricultural Society, of which the membership is open to any resident of Hennepin County over the age of 18. 

The fair is managed by a board of directors, elected from the Hennepin County Agricultural Society

Click here for a listing of the current Board of Managers.