163rd Clayton County Fair - National, IA

Entertainment at the Clayton County Fair
August 2-7, 2017

Location: National, IA   Map   Weather

$35 SEASON TICKET includes admission to all entertainment events.
DAILY TICKET includes admission to the entertainment events of the day.
Wednesday - $5.00
Thursday - $10.00
Friday - $15.00
Saturday - $15.00
Sunday - $10.00
Movie Night will be held Aug. 5th
10:00 p.m. in the Shelter House

Flag Raising at the Clayton County Fair in National, IA
Fair Kickoff Events
August 3, 5:00 PM

BBQ Meal - 5:00 p.m.
Flag Raising - 6:30 p.m.
Queen Pageant - 6:30 p.m.
4-H Style Show & 4-H Share the Fun Show - 7:00 p.m.
Join us for these kick-off events.

Skid Loader Rodeo
Skid Loader Rodeo
August 3, 5:30 PM

Registration begins at 4:30 AM
Driver meeting at 5:00 PM

Test your operating skills against Clayton County’s best operators at our first annual competition! Invite your friends and family to cheer you on and enjoy a night of country competition.
See Skid Loader Rodeo information.

Sammy Kershaw
Sammy Kershaw
August 3, 7:30 PM

Samuel Paul "Sammy" Kershaw is an American country music artist. He has released 10 studio albums, with three RIAA platinum certifications and two gold certifications among them. More than 25 singles have entered Top 40 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including the number one hit "She Don't Know She's Beautiful."
Visit Sammy Kershaw's website.
Sponsored by Brown's Sales & Leasing

Mickey Gilley
Mickey Gilley
August 4, 8:00 PM

Mickey Leroy Gilley is an American country music singer and musician. Although he started out singing straight-up country and western material in the 1970s, he moved towards a more pop-friendly sound in the 1980s, bringing him further success on not just the country charts, but the pop charts as well. Among his biggest hits are "Room Full of Roses," "Don't the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time," and the remake of the Soul hit "Stand by Me."
Visit the Mickey Gilley's website.
Sponsored by NEIT – Northeast Iowa Telephone Company

Demolition derby cars
Demolition Derby
August 5, 1 PM

Check-in begins at 9:30 AM
Don't miss the crash-zone action at this popular motorsports event! Drivers compete by deliberately ramming other cars until only one car is operational.
See the rules and regulations.
Power Wheel Derby/Race for Kids - held before the regular derby for all interested kids
Sponsored by various businesses and individuals.

Kiddie Tractor Pull
August 5, 1 PM

Keith Leff
Keith Leff Magicomedy
August 5
Strolling the fair from 1-5 PM

Keith Leff creates "magically memorable moments" with fairgoers as he strolls through the fair engaging fairgoers with his magic.
Keith Leff's website.

3rd Annual Stick Horse Rodeo
4th Annual Clayton County Stick Horse Rodeo
August 5, 5 PM

Bare-Back Bronco Riding, Calf Roping, Pole Bending, Barrel Racing
(in the grandstand)
Entry Fee $5/person. No contestant age limit. Register at the rodeo arena from 4-5 PM.
See the Rodeo Rules and Entry Form.
Sponsored by the Clayton County 4-H Foundation

bull riding
7th Annual Clayton County Bull Bash
August 5, 7 PM

CC Bucking Bulls
(in front of the grandstand)
Also: Mutton Busting for the Kids
The Bull Riders of America presented the "Event of the Year" Award to the Clayton County Fair for our 2014 Bull Bash.
Don't miss the fun and excitement of live bull riding at this officially sanctioned bull riding event.
Sponsored by Bodensteiner Implement Company and various sponsors

Tractor Pull
Truck & Tractor Pull
August 6, 11 AM

Start time - 11:00 a.m.
Weigh-in: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

See info and rules.
See list of sponsors.

Everyone welcome to pull

The Clayton County Fair Board will once again sponsor a Tractor and Truck Pull at the Clayton County Fair. 2 tracks, fast pace.
Get the Truck & Tractor Pull Flyer (with classes, rules and regulations).

For more information and complete set of rules contact:
Erik Oberbroeckling: (563) 880-9888
Jim Hoth: (563)880-1522

Donkey Races
"Celebrity" Donkey Races
August 6, 5:00 PM

Wholesome, side-splitting, family fun racing action. Our "Celebrity" Donkey Races consists of 5 action-packed elimination heats followed by one Championship Heat. Spectators will laugh non-stop while being entertained by "Donkey Jockeys" made up of their family, friends and community members!
Donkey races by Dairyland Donkey Ball
Sponsored by Moyna Materials
Thank you to the businesses and individuals for their generous support of our live events:
See our sponsor list.
Your sponsorship will help us continue to provide fun events and top quality LIVE musical concerts at the fair. Contact the fair secretary for more information.
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