125 Years Strong!

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(218) 389-6737

Carlton County Fair

B a r n u m , M i n n e s o t a

The Carlton County Agriculture and Industrial Association extends a cordial invitation to all citizens of Northern Pine, Southern St. Louis, Eastern Aitkin, and Carlton Counties to visit and exhibit at the Carlton County Fair. The fair is held in Barnum from August 13-6, 2016.

This year's theme is 125 Years Strong. We have some great shows planned for this year. We also have the ONLY horse racing left in Minnesota at any County Fair ā€“ 125 years strong! Our barns are full of animals and friendly folk. We also have a Oval, Figure 8, and DEMO! Our tractor pull is in its fifth year.

We, as Fair officials, are very proud of our 4H! What a fabulous group of kids we have!

So come check us out and enjoy an "OLD FASHION FAMILY FUN FAIR"!

2015 August 13-16!

THE KENTUCKY HEADHUNTERS WILL BE PERFORMING FRIDAY NIGHT!! Kari & Billy will be opening! Call for tickets or order online at Twin Ports Night Life.

Note: The Carlton County Fairgrounds is owned & operated by the Carlton County Agricultural & Industrial Society. It is not City or County owned. We have shareholders that own a share of the Fair

Welcome to the 125th Carlton County Fair! Stipe Shows will provide the midway. This is quality family entertainment at its BEST!

Other entertainment in the Hartman Pavilion. Military Day is Saturday ā€“ any active member gets in free with spouse and children. Retired Vets get themselves in for free.

2016 Fair Dates

August 18,19,20 and 21st

More details coming soon.

2015 Fair Dates

August 13, 14, 15 & 16th


OUR BOARD MEETINGS are the 2nd Thursday of every month EXCEPT November, December & January.

ALSO OUR ANNUAL MEETING IS THE THIRD THURSDAY OF OCTOBER! FAIR DATES: Our Fair is held the third weekend in August, Thursday through Sunday.

Open Class Exhibits for Hobbycraft & Needlework and Photography

Again, all Open Class Exhibits for Hobbycraft & Needlework and Photography can be entered on Tuesday, between 12 pm and 7 pm. Horticulture, flowers and baking/ canning is Wednesday from 10 am to 7 pm.

Iā€™d like to invite you to enter an exhibit or two (or more!) in an area of interest. We have a division for everything, so get creative and plan ahead. Please call the office or your division superintendent if you have questions.

If your business is interested in providing tickets please call the office at 389-6737. So many people, businesses, townships, communities and cities contribute time, talent and donations to make our Fair great. We want you to know that you are all greatly appreciated. Thank you and see you at the Fair!

Allysha Sample - Fair Manager
3770 Front Street
PO Box 216
Barnum, MN 55707-0216
(218) 389-6737

  • Carlton County Fair

    3770 Front Street or PO Box 216
    Barnum, MN 55707-0216


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    FAIR OFFICE: 218-389-6737