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Gates open @ 4pm – $5 Gate Entry All Ages with FREE CONCERT @ 7pm featuring ARCH ALLIES

THURSDAY – SUNDAY Gates open @ 9 am

FAIR CLOSES:  Midnight (6:00 PM on Sunday the 15th)


General Admission (13 & older) $11.00 – Kids (6-12) $6.00

Kids 5 & younger FREE – Seniors & Veterans $8.00

Kids Day – Friday the 13th (6-17) $4.00

Family Day – Sunday the 15th General Admission (13 & older) $8.00



FEATURING..…. ARCH ALLIES on Wednesday Night, Jason Pritchett & the Steele Horses in the Pavilion on Friday Night (Jason Pritchett was a semi-finalist on America’s Got Talent),

And be sure not to miss The Wicked Andersons Band, The Moogician, Royal Bengal Tiger Show, Mountain Bike Trails Show, Grandpa Cratchet will be in the Ag Building and Roaming around, The Pork Chop Review, Dino Trail roaming the Fair with an Exhibit in our Estel Hall. Over 100 Vendors in our Estel Hall, Bands each night in the Pavilion with DJ Kubik during the day.

Youth Dairy Show on Friday, Novice Dairy Show & the 8th Annual National Cattle Congress Fair Iowa Supreme Champion Dairy Heifer Scholarship Show on Saturday, Beef Show on Sunday presented by Hawkeye Community College.

Back by popular demand, the Iowa Rodeo Cowboys Associations with 3 nights of Broncs, Bulls and Rodeo, Thursday-Saturday.  Saturday Night will be the NCC-MotoX Show at the Outdoor Track & on Sunday the Prairie Tractor Pullers will be PULLIN’ in Pullin-Simonsen Arena 

Everyone’s favorite Tom Thumb Donuts Will be in the front of the HIPPODROME

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday we are excited to welcome Program Discovery, bringing Cedar Valley Youth to the Fair!!!!

CARNIVAL INFO. Wristband Specials – $25 per session – Single Tickets are $1 or 25 tickets for $20 (3-5 tickets per ride)

Thursday opens at 3pm with Wristband Special from 5-10pm

Friday opens at 11am Wristband Specials from noon-5pm & 6-11pm

Saturday opens at 11am Wristband Specials from noon-5pm & 6-11pm

Sunday opens at 11am Wristband Special from noon-5pm


Outside Fair Food

Contact Karen Coffin at 319-232-5801 or


Accepting Application for  Food Vendors

for the 2019 National Cattle Congress Fair

You may also download an application,

you can find it under Fair Forms.

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Alerts that Work
Black Hawk Co. Democrats
Blain’s Farm & Fleet
Blanchard’s Blocks
Bob the Hat Guy
Camping World
Color Street Nails
Community Builders
Critchett Music
Crystal Photography
DBA Powderhorn
Designs by Dotty
Dino Exhibit
El Kahir Shrine Club
Essential Bodywear
Face Paint Smile
Grace Lutheran Preschool
Hayward Gourmet
Hemp Oil Products
Incas Andes
Iowa Bath Fitters
Iowa Junk Art
Leaf Filter
Lilla Rose
Lutheran’s for Life
M&B Spas
Madame Mary
Met Transit
Much Love Treasures
My Girlz Clothing
Nature’s Habitat
Nite Shine
Norwex – Thirty One
Pampered Chef
People’s Comm. Health
Pure Romance
Rainsoft of NE Iowa
Ron’s Best – Jerky & Sticks
Rudy’s Sales & Service
Sameday Satellite
Sam’s Club
Sew Fine Knits
Signature Homestyle Designs
Spin Fusion – Frisbee Art
TC Rodeo – Mechanical Bull
Too Good 2B New
Uniquely Crafts
United Healthcare
Usborne Books
US Cellular
Vintage Auto Shrine Club
Wickwire Chiropractic & Welness Center
Window Source
Young Living Essential Oils
Yvonne’s T-Shirts

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