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      • The Mighty Howard County Fair features a free gate and free parking.

      • The Fair's 'Pay-One-Price' Fair Button admits Fairgoer to all grandstand shows.

      • 'Pay-One-Price' Fair Buttons can be purchased at area Howard County businesses starting the week prior to Memorial Day weekend. Buttons can also be purchased at the Fair office and grandstand ticket booth during the week of the Fair.

      • Fair Buttons are not available to purchase on-line. Phone call/email message orders are not accepted.

      • 2019 Fair Buttons are $30 each prior to Fair week and $40 if purchased Fair week (9 years & above). Under 9 years of age are free.

      • Single night grandstand admission is available. Single night ticket price is listed on each grandstand event page.
      • General seating only. Reservations not accepted. Reserving seats prior to any event by means of placing blankets, portable seat backs and related is not allowed.

      • Concert stage is set up on infield of race track. Concert goers can go on race track to watch the concerts and experience the "Party in the Pit" atmosphere first hand. Seating not provided on race track. Folding lawn type chairs are allowed.

      • Grandstand complex holds approximately 4,000 people. For concerts, there is room for an additional 3,500 plus people on the race track in front of the concert stage.

      • No coolers or beverages may be carried in at all events. Smoking is not permited in grandstand complex and concert area.

      • The Fair reserves the right to search any or all perons, including hand bags, purses and other portable carriers.

      • Pets are not allowed on the Fairgrounds at any time.

Single night admission prices are listed on each page of the grandstand entertainment.

For information on grandstand events please check the entertainment pages of the website.


Grounds Open to public; 6:00 a.m. to Midnight

Fair Office; 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., daily 

Methodist Food Stand; 7:00 a.m. to Closing

Notre Dame Food Stand; 10:00 a.m. to Closing

Outside Commercial Vendors; 11:00 a.m. to Closing 

Expo Center (Commercial Vendors)
11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Wednesday to Saturday)
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. (Sunday)
4-H Exhibit Building
11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Wednesday to Saturday)
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Sunday)
Howard County Historical Preservation Center & Little Red School House
Noon to 9:00 p.m. (Wednesday to Saturday)
Noon to 6:00 p.m. (Sunday)
Featherlite Center
10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Wednesday to Saturday)
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Sunday)  
Expo Pavilion
5:00 p.m. to Closing (Wednesday & Thursday)
2:00 p.m. to Closing (Friday)
Noon to Closing (Saturday & Sunday) 
Cresco Wildlife Club Exhibit
1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Wednesday to Saturday)
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Sunday)
American Legion Bingo
5:30 p.m. to Closing (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
2:00 p.m. to Closing (Saturday & Sunday)
Evans United Shows, Midway
5:00 p.m. to Closing (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)
1:00 p.m. to Closing (Saturday, Sunday)

Cresco, Iowa
JUNE 21 - 25, 2023
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