Fair Admission

General Admission: $10
11 years old and under: FREE

Get 5 Gate Passes for the Cost of Four: Admission Fun Books only $40.
Includes six admissions and some discount coupons, available in advance at the Fairgrounds and Theisen’s in Dubuque and Dyserville.

General Parking: FREE (With a FREE Shuttle to the gates)
Preferred parking across from grounds: $10/day

GRANDSTAND PRICES:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday:
FREE

Friday: TBD

Saturday: TBD

MIDWAY RIDES:
Ride Bracelets (Wednesday – Sunday): $25
(Advance ride bracelets for Saturday can be purchased for $20 at Dubuque or Dyersville Theisen’s.)
One-Ticket Rides (Tuesday): 1 ticket ($2) per ride, from 4pm – midnight
Individual ride tickets may be purchased Wednesday – Sunday. (Prices vary by ride: tickets are $2 each, rides may use more than 1 ticket.)
See more information on our midway rides.


Kid’z Science Safari
 In the creative arts center

See our daily attractions and specials.

67th Annual Dubuque County Fair full schedule will be updated next spring! 

Tuesday, July 28th

8:00am – Grounds open

9:00am – Judging 4H/FFA Dairy Goat – Livestock Arena

Judging 4H/FFA Bottle Bucket – Livestock Arena

Judging 4H/FFA Sheep & Meat Goats – Swine Barn

Judging 4H/FFA Horse & Pony Show – Horse Arena

9:30am – Judging 4H/FFA Dairy Cattle – Livestock Arena

10:00am – 8pm 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public

10:00am – 8pm Creative Arts Building Open

10:00am – 8pm Professor Newton Science Show and Kid’z Science Safari Open – Creative Arts Building

10:00am –

11:00am – 8:00pm –  Exhibit Hall Open

11:00am – 7:00pm Carve R Way Chainsaw Artist – Exhibit Grounds

11:00am –

Noon      –

12:30pm – 4H/FFA Dairy Cows – Livestock Arena

1:00pm – 5pm Bingo – Across from the Grandstands

1:00pm –

1:30pm – Scanning of Swine for Derby Show – Swine Barn

2:00pm –

3:00pm –

3:30pm –

4:00pm –

5:00pm –

6:00pm –  Opening Ceremony – Hy-Vee Big Top Tent

7:00pm –

8:00pm –  – Bud Light Beer Garden/ Blain’s Stage

Wednesday, July 29th

8:00am – Grounds open

9:00am – Judging 4H/FFA Beef Show – Livestock Arena

                 Judging 4H/FFA Poultry Show – Swine Barn

10:00am – 8pm 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public

10:00am – 8pm Creative Arts Building Open

10:00am – 8pm Professor Newton Science Show and Kid’z Science Safari Open – Creative Arts Building

10:00am –

11:00am – 8:00pm – HCI Get a Pro Exhibit Hall Open

11:00am – 7:00pm Carve R Way Chainsaw Artist – Exhibit Grounds

11:00am –

Noon      –

1:00pm – 5pm Bingo – Across from the Grandstands

1:00pm –

                                      Pedal Tractor Pull –

2:00pm –

3:00pm –

3:30pm –

4:00pm – Frog Jump – Lower Grandstand

                  Kids’ Day Drawing – In the Grandstand

5:00pm –

6:00pm –

7:00pm –

                                        Sprint Invadors – On the Track

8:00pm – Ken Peiffer – Bud Light Beer Garden/ Blain’s Stage

Thursday, July 30th

8:00am – Grounds open

9:00am – Judging 4H/FFA Swine Show – Swine Barn

10:00am – 8pm 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public

10:00am – 8pm Creative Arts Building Open

10:00am – 8pm Professor Newton Science Show and Kid’z Science Safari Open – Creative Arts Building

10:00am –

11:00am – 8:00pm – HCI Get a Pro Exhibit Hall Open

11:00am – 7:00pm Carve R Way Chainsaw Artist – Exhibit Grounds

11:00am –

Noon      –

1:00pm – 5pm Bingo – Across from the Grandstands

1:30pm –

2:00pm –

3:00pm –

3:30pm –

4:00pm – 4H/FFA Pet Show – Swine Barn

5:00pm –

                     5:30pm – 4H Queen Crowning and Awards

6:00pm –

7:00pm –  ECIPA Truck and Tractor Pull – On the Track

8:00pm – – Bud Light Beer Garden/ Blain’s Stage

Friday, July 31st

8:00am – Grounds open

9:00am –  4H/FFA Auction Sheep, Meat Goat & Swine – Swine Barn

10:00am – 8pm 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public

10:00am – 8pm Creative Arts Building Open

10:00am – 8pm Professor Newton Science Show and Kid’z Science Safari Open – Creative Arts Building

10:00am –

11:00am – 8:00pm –  Exhibit Hall Open

11:00am – 7:00pm Carve R Way Chainsaw Artist – Exhibit Grounds

11:00am –

Noon      – 4H/FFA Dairy Auction

                    12:30pm – 4H/FFA Beef Auction

1:00pm –

2:00pm –

3:00pm –

3:30pm –

4:00pm –

5:00pm –

6:00pm –

7:00pm –

7:30pm –  – Grandstands

9:00pm –  – Bud Light Beer Garden/ Blain’s Stage

Saturday, August 1st

8:00am – Grounds open

9:00am –  Open Class Horse Show – Horse Arena

                                        Open Class Dairy Show – Livestock Arena

563 Strongman Competitions – Beer Garden

9:30am – 4H/FFA Rabbit Show – Swine Barn

10:00am – 8pm 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public

10:00am – 8pm Creative Arts Building Open

10:00am – 8pm Professor Newton Science Show and Kid’z Science Safari Open – Creative Arts Building

10:00am –

11:00am – 8:00pm –  Exhibit Hall Open

11:00am – 7:00pm Carve R Way Chainsaw Artist – Exhibit Grounds

11:00am –

                                       Kiddie Calf Registration – Show Barn

11:00am – 1:00pm –

1:00pm –

2:00pm –

3:00pm –

3:30pm –

4:00pm –  – Bud Light Beer Garden/Blain’s Stage

5:00pm –

6:00pm –

7:00pm –

                     7:30pm –  – Grandstands

9:00pm –  – Bud Light Beer Garden/ Blain’s Stage

Sunday, August 2nd

8:00am – Grounds open

9:00am –  Sand Volleyball

10:00am – 1:30pm Carve R Way Chainsaw Artist – Exhibit Grounds

10:00am – 8pm Creative Arts Building Open

10:00am – 8pm Professor Newton Science Show and Kid’z Science Safari Open – Creative Arts Building

10:00am –

11:00am – 8:00pm –  Exhibit Hall Open

11:00am –

                     11:00am – 1:00pm –

Noon – 7:00pm 4-H Building Exhibits Open to the Public

                     Noon – Demolition Derby – On the Track

1:00pm – 5:00pm – Bingo – Across from the Grandstands

1:00pm –

2:00pm –

                                       Open Class Beef Show – Livestock Arena

3:00pm – – Bud Light Beer Garden/Blain’s Stage

Chain Saw Carving Auction – Hy-Vee Big Top Tent

3:30pm –

                                       Driver Autographs – North Gate

4:00pm –

5:00pm –

6:00pm –

                                       Great Fair Giveaway Raffle Drawing – Top of Grandstands

6:30pm – Stock Car Racing – On the Track

7:00pm –

8:00pm –  – Bud Light Beer Garden/ Blain’s Stage