2016 marks the fairs 97th anniversary. In the summer, the fairgrounds host 6 days and nights of action games, rides, concerts, and other entertainment! This year, August 2-7! From the early 1900’s it has grown from a small county fair into a big event, attracting more than 300,000 people! This is one of the biggest fairs in Iowa. In addition the fairgrounds also hosts other events and parties year round! Such as, bingo, concerts, car shows, wedding receptions, gun shows, etc.