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The 2016 Winneshiek County Fair Queen is Hanna Schmitt, the 16-year-old daughter of Greg and Sara Schmitt of Waucoma. The 2016 Princess is Ashley Schwartzhoff, the 18-year-old daughter of Mike and Michelle Schwartzhoff of Decorah. Left to Right, Queen Hanna, Princess Ashley, and candidates Jenna Schmitt, Amy Schmitt, Emily Luzum, Allie Rausch, Meretta Peterson, Marissa Foels, and Joclyn Bushman.

Photo by Julie Berg-Raymond, Decorah Newspapers

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Another year! The 2016 Fair is in the history books. See 4-H/FFA Results.

Barn Quilt Contest

Before Quilts

Before Quilts

4-H clubs, FFA programs, and others have created barn quilts for use in the windows of the Community Building. We would like the community to come and view them and vote for their favorite barn quilt during the fair.


After Quilts

Fair Tabloid

Fair Calendar

The Winneshiek County Fairgrounds are used year-round for community events.

You will find all of the Fair Week activities on the Calendar, too!


Visit Our Calendar

Contact Us

Winneshiek County Fair
Mailing Address:
Winneshiek County Ag Assoc.
PO Box 201 Decorah, IA 52101
Delivery Address: 900 E Main St, Decorah, IA 52101
Fairgrounds Phone: 563-382-8514 (during the fair only)
Business Manager: Edna Schrandt 563-382-2019


Fair Board

Board Members will answer your questions...

Gary Schutte President
Ron Hemesath Secretary/Treasurer
DeAnn Christopher Exhibits/Vendors
Arlin Franzen Vice President
Cheryl Cline Queen Contest
Becky Winkler Contests
DeAnn Christopher Entertainment
John Schnitzler Grounds
Becky Winkler Sponsors, Promotion/Advertising
Mark Knutson Sponsors, Promotion/Advertising
Gordy Tangen, Promotion/Advertising

Nancy Sojka Webmaster