Fairgrounds seen from Palisades Park

Winneshiek County Fairgrounds during the 2017 Fair Week

Winneshiek County Fairgrounds Rates

Danan Lansing Memorial Building

Rent Rate per Day
Monday $150
Tuesday $150
Wednesday $150
Thursday $150
Friday $200
Saturday $200
Sunday $300


Community Building

Rent Kitchen Only: $40 per Day

Rent All Building: $100 per Day

Auctions: (Wed., Thurs., Fri., & Sat.: $275
Additional Days for Auction: $25 per Day

Must have Proof of Liability Insurance.

Dumpster Use: $12 per Event

Building must be left as you found it.

To reserve a space or building for your event or for more information, contact Edna Schrandt by phone 563-382-2019 or by email.

The Fairgrounds have two heated buildings with bathrooms for year-round use: The Danan Lansing Memorial Building and the Community Building. There are buildings for winter storage of vehicles, boats, or seasonal equipment. The barns and showing ring have hosted state and district livestock shows and the horse arena has been used for training sessions and rodeos.

Check the Calendar to see what other events are taking place on the Fairgrounds.


Home of the Upper Iowa Speedway

No Pets Allowed on Grounds

During the Fair, commercial exhibitors can be found in the Nordic Fest Building, in the North and South Exhibit Halls, under the Grandstand, and outside.

If you would like to exhibit at the fair,
contact Business Manager Edna Schrandt.


New Brown Gate lettering: 2016


Improvements to E.J. Wiegle Building: 2016

swine addition

Swine building addition: 2016


Grandstand Stage: 2015


The Midway

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 for rental of spaces, sponsorships, or donations.


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
DeAnn Christopher Entertainment
John Schnitzler Grounds
Becky Winkler Sponsors,  Contests, Promotion/Advertising
Mark Knutson Sponsors, Promotion/Advertising
Gordy Tangen, Exhibits/Grounds

Nancy Sojka Webmaster