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2023 Becker County Fair

Pack up the family or grab your date and head to the 2023 Becker County Fair on July 26-29, 2023 at the Becker County Fairgrounds in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. There’s tons of things to do every day, including your favorite games and rides, livestock exhibits, truck and tractor pulls, demolition derby and automobile barrel racing. Photo Credit Follow Me To The Fair.

Details below are tentative. Check fair website to verify.

The annual Becker County Fair is sponsored by the Becker County Agricultural Society, of which membership is open to any Becker County resident over the age of 18. The fair is managed by a Board of Directors, elected by the Agricultural Society at their annual meeting in October.

Admission: Free Gate Fair and parking on the grounds is only $5.

Location: Becker County Fairgrounds
1320 Rossman Avenue
Junction of Rossman Avenue and West Lake Drive
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

Contact: Becker County Agricultural Society / Becker County Fair
Phone: (218) 847-5587 | Email beckercofair@gmail.com

In case of adverse weather: Kent Freeman Sports Arena will be the storm shelter.

Pre-Fair Events

Monday, July 24, 5:30 pm 4-H Clothing & Fashion Revue Judging (Holmes Theatre, Detroit Lakes)
Tuesday, July 25, 5:00 pm 4-H Demonstrations (Project & Youth in Action) & Food Review (Location to be determined)
Wednesday, July 26, 6:30 pm 4-H Performing Arts Competition (Location to be determined)
Thursday, July 27, 6:30 pm 4-H Cat & Pet Show (Location to be determined)
Sunday, July 30, 5:00–8:00 pm 4-H Club Booth set-up (4-H Exhibit Building)

Featured Becker County Fair Events

Truck & Tractor Pull - Becker County Fair - Detroit Lakes MN Event Calendar

Truck & Tractor Pull

The Truck & Tractor Pulls are returning to the fair!
Admission is $10 for adults & $5 for kids 12 and younger
Pullers: Multiple classes will run. Pre-registration is required. Contact Ryan Tichy at 218-639-5325 for more info.

Demolition Derby - Becker County Fair - Detroit Lakes MN Event Calendar

Demo Derby plus Automotive Barrel Racing

FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2023 AT 7 PM CDT – 10 PM CDT
Tickets are $10 for adults & $5 for kids 12 and younger
•Automotive Barrel Racing
•Chain Compact Class
•Chain and Go Trucks
•1980s and Newer
Saturday, July 28, 2023 at 7 pm
•Builders Compact Cars
•Builders Full sized Cars
•Limited Weld Truck
•Old Iron Class

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3:00 pm 4-H Fair Judges Orientation (4-H Dining Hall)
3:30-8:00 pm 4-H Exhibit Entry & Conference Judging (4-H Exhibit Building)
6:30-8:00 pm 4-H Poultry & Rabbit entries in place (MANDATORY) (Livestock & Poultry Barn)

8:00 am 4-H Rabbit Show (Amanda Foltz Arena)
12:30 pm 4-H Poultry Judging (Amanda Foltz Arena)
1:00 pm All General Livestock Animals & Horses must be in place
Livestock Verification for breeding & market animals; weighing of Market Animals
5:00 pm 4-H General Livestock Exhibitor Meeting in the Amanda Foltz Arena
5:30 pm 4-H Swine Show (Amanda Foltz Arena)

8:00 am 4-H Sheep Show & Lamb Lead and Market Goat Show (Amanda Foltz Arena)
10:30 am (approx) 4-H Beef Show (Amanda Foltz Arena)

8:00 am 4-H Horse Show – Pleasure Classes & Horse Training Judging (Horse Arena)
Following Show 4-H Drill Team Performance (Horse Arena)
8:30 am 4-H Dairy Goat Show (Amanda Foltz Arena)
10:00 am 4-H Dairy Show (Amanda Foltz Arena)
3:00 pm All 4-H Trophy Recipients complete trophy Thank You cards ( Amanda Foltz Arena)
4:00 pm State Fair Livestock Encampment Mandatory Meeting & Registration
Exhibitor and Parent must attend (4-H Exhibit Building Office)

7:30-8:30 am Market Auction Bidders Breakfast (4-H Kitchen & Dining Hall)
8:30 am 4-H & FFA Round Robin Showmanship Contest (Amanda Foltz Arena)
9:00 am Market Livestock Auction (Amanda Foltz Arena)
12:30 pm 4-H Public Fashion Revue (Tent)
12:30-3:30 pm 4-H Horse Show – Game Classes (Horse Arena)
2:30-3:30 pm 4-H Performing Arts Showcase (Tent)
4:00 pm State Fair Regular Encampment Mandatory Meeting & Registration
Exhibitor and Parent must attend (4-H Exhibit Building Office)
6:00 pm State Horse Show Mandatory Meeting & Registration
Exhibitor and Parent must attend (4-H Exhibit Building Office)
7:00-11:00 pm 4-H Fun Night (Amanda Foltz Arena)
11:00 pm Exhibit & Livestock Check-Out (See Policy #8) (Exhibit Building Open 11pm to 12 Midnight)

Early am Livestock Check-out (All livestock must be out of the barns by 10 am)
8:30-10:30 am Exhibit Check-out (All exhibits should be removed from the 4-H Building by 11am

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Becker County Fair in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota in Julyt!

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