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Bill Riley Talent Search

The Bill Riley Talent Search annually showcases the diverse abilities of Iowa's young people at the Iowa State Fair. A qualifying show will take place at the Winneshiek County Fair on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at 11am and winners advance to the State Fair competition.

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2015 Princess and Queen

Fair Princess and Queen

2015 Winneshiek County Fair Princess Nicole Schmitt and Queen Ashley Kurash (right above) will appear at several events at the 2016 Fair. The Queen Contest will take place on July 10 with Coronation of the 2016 Queen and Princess to be held on Thursday, July 13 at 4pm. Applications for these positions were due on June 20, 2016.

Midway Wristbands

Buy a wristband at area banks early for a reduced price jfor unlimited rides in the Evans United Midway on Wednesday (6-10pm), Friday (6-10pm), and Saturday (2-6pm).

Pre-fair $18  At the Fair $20

Pre-fair Sales until July 11 at Decorah Bank & Trust, Viking State Bank and the Bank of the West. Also available at these banks' drive up windows!


Exhibit Hall

Exhibit at the 2016 Fair

Meet your public at the Fair...

Now is the time to apply for your space.

Exhibitor Space


The Winneshiek County Fairgrounds are used year-round for community events. You will find all of the Fair Week activities on the Calendar, too!


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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