Daily Family Fun at the BCF

In addition to all of the events and activities below be sure to spend time at the carnival which opens on Tuesday at 5:00PM and runs through Sunday.

Tuesday, August 17th

Disc Connected K9s
Disc-Connected K9's

Disc-Connected K9’s Stunt Dogs
4:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A national act, shows are choreographed to music, with hundreds of freestyle moves and tricks. Professionally trained team members guide stunt dogs with an impressive performance.

Stick Horse Rodeo & Rodeo Clown Contest
3:00PM in the NVC Tent
Children ages 3-8 can take part, for free, in the world's smallest rodeo. All contestants will receive a participating bandanna and will select a Dacotah Stampede Wild Stick Horse to ride (taming the stick horse is the responsibility of the contestant). Contestants may compete in up to three events: pole bending, barrel racing and a rodeo clown contest. Registration at 2:30pm in advance in the NVC Tent

Wednesday, August 18th

Kindermusik by Emily
10:00AM in the Home Arts Building
Emily Sternhagen provides a playful environment where young kids can sing, move, play instruments, and hear stories.

Phil Baker Entertainment
11:00AM & 1:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Phil Baker is beloved by little fairgoers for his catchy tunes and ability to get kids dancing and involved with his performance. Stop by and see which song gets stuck in your head.

Inflatables 
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Enjoy a variety of inflatable fun centers for kids of all ages. Kids can burn energy in a bouncy house, on slides, through obstacle courses and more. Stop by for this free entertainment.
Piles of Smiles Face Painting
12:00 - 5:00 PM in the Sanford Kid's Tent
Back by popular demand, your kiddos can take on the fair with a face painting as unique as them.

Petting Zoo
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Kids get a chance to feed and interact with a number of farm animals including goats, sheep, rabbits, a mini horse, a mini donkey, an alpaca and some pot-bellied pigs. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Kiddie Train Runs with Lyle Schaunaman
12:00 - 6:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Jump on this BCF staple for a barrel of fun. Sorry parents, this is kids-sized fun only.

Disc-Connected K9’s Stunt Dogs
12:00PM, 2:30PM and 4:30PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A national act, shows are choreographed to music, with hundreds of freestyle moves and tricks. Professionally trained team members guide stunt dogs with an impressive performance.

Swede's Steeds Open for Rides
1:00 - 8:00PM near the Bunny Barn
Make your child's dreams come true with a pony ride at the Brown County Fair. No experience needed, your child will be atop a trained horse walking a safe, slow pace.

Ice Cream Social
3:00PM in the Kens' Family Tent
Enjoy free ice cream for the family while be entertained by Robby Vee and his take on 50's rock'n'roll.
Farm'ily Feud with Bob Bohm
3:30PM & 5:30PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment will be playing host to Farm'ily Feud Ag Education Game Show where teams are pitted against each other to test their knowledge of farming along with some pretty entertaining skills.
Survivor with Bob Bohm
4:15 & 6:15PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
In this family game show with Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment, contestants take part in a game where Survivor meets Gilligan's Island.  Audience participation is encouraged as they determine the winner.
Magic with Jared Sherlock
5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone Tent
Jared Sherlock is an award-winning American magician, who began his love of the art of magic at the very early age of eight years old. What was considered a hobby very quickly became a profession by the age of thirteen. A magic camp will take place at 3:30 and is limited to the first 25 entries.
Aberdeen FCU Rising Star Performances
6:00PM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent
Enjoy local talents showing off their acting, dancing, comedian, instrumental or vocal acts and more. Each contestant showcases their unique talent so you're in for a treat with a variety of entertainment.

Thursday, August 19th

Petting Zoo
Petting Zoo

Story Time
10:00AM in the Home Arts Building
Sit down and enjoy stories read by Sabrina Padfiled of the K.O. Lee Library.

Sanford Fit Kids Obstacle Course
10:00AM - 12:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Kids come test your skills on this one-of-a-kind obstacle course and then grab a friend and see if they can beat your time.

Agtegra Cooperative's Fam Safety Party
10:00AM - 2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Celebrate farm safety throughout our community. All ages welcome. Watch a grain engulfment rescue, electrical safety demonstrations, ATV simulator experience, safety gear review, and more.

Kid's Picnic with Phil Baker
11:00AM in the Ken's Family tent
Enjoy a picnic and a show. Phil Baker is beloved by little fairgoers for his catchy tunes and ability to get kids dancing and involved with his performance. Stop by and see which song gets stuck in your head.

Inflatables 
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Enjoy a variety of inflatable fun centers for kids of all ages. Kids can burn energy in a bouncy house, on slides, through obstacle courses and more. Stop by this free entertainment.
Piles of Smiles Face Painting
12:00 - 5:00 PM in the Sanford Kid's Tent
Back by popular demand, your kiddos can take on the fair with a face painting as unique as them.

Petting Zoo
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Kids get a chance to feed and interact with a number of farm animals including goats, sheep, rabbits, a mini horse, a mini donkey, an alpaca and some pot-bellied pigs. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Kiddie Train Runs with Lyle Schaunaman
12:00 - 6:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Jump on this BCF staple for a barrel of fun. Sorry parents, this is kids-sized fun only.

Disc-Connected K9’s Stunt Dogs

12:00PM, 2:30PM and 4:30PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A national act, shows are choreographed to music, with hundreds of freestyle moves and tricks. Professionally trained team members guide stunt dogs with an impressive performance.

Swede's Steeds Open for Rides
1:00 - 8:00PM near the Bunny Barn
Make your child's dreams come true with a pony ride at the Brown County Fair. No experience needed, your child will be atop a trained horse walking a safe, slow pace.

Veggie 500 Races
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A tradition at the Brown County Fair. Children in two age brackets, 3-5 and 6-8, will race vegetable cars down a track for a chance to win a trophy. Vegetables and wheels will be provided. Finals are on Sunday at 2:00PM.
Farm'ily Feud with Bob Bohm
5:30PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment will be playing host to Farm'ily Feud Ag Education Game Show where teams are pitted against each other to test their knowledge of farming along with some pretty entertaining skills.
Magic with Jared Sherlock
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone Tent
Jared Sherlock is an award-winning American magician, who began his love of the art of magic at the very early age of eight years old. What was considered a hobby very quickly became a profession by the age of thirteen. A magic camp will take place at 3:30 and is limited to the first 25 entries.
Survivor with Bob Bohm
6:15PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
In this family game show with Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment, contestants take part in a game where Survivor meets Gilligan's Island.  Audience participation is encouraged as they determine the winner.

Friday, August 20th

Story Time
10:00AM in the Home Arts Building
Sit down and enjoy stories read by Sabrina Padfiled of the K.O. Lee Library.

Strongheart Martial Arts Academy Demonstrations
11:30AM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent
What started as a local martial arts academy has grown to 10 locations all with the goal of developing students and strengthening the community itself. Take part in their exciting demonstrations.
Inflatables 
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Enjoy a variety of inflatable fun centers for kids of all ages. Kids can burn energy in a bouncy house, on slides, through obstacle courses and more. Stop by for this free entertainment.
Piles of Smiles Face Painting
12:00 - 5:00 PM in the Sanford Kid's Tent
Back by popular demand, your kiddos can take on the fair with a face painting as unique as them.

Petting Zoo
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Kids get a chance to feed and interact with a number of farm animals including goats, sheep, rabbits, a mini horse, a mini donkey, an alpaca and some pot-bellied pigs. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Kiddie Train Runs with Lyle Schaunaman
12:00 - 6:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Jump on this BCF staple for a barrel of fun. Sorry parents, this is kids-sized fun only.

Disc-Connected K9’s Stunt Dogs
12:00PM, 2:30PM and 4:30PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A national act, shows are choreographed to music, with hundreds of freestyle moves and tricks. Professionally trained team members guide stunt dogs with an impressive performance.

Swede's Steeds Open for Rides
1:00 - 8:00PM near the Bunny Barn
Make your child's dreams come true with a pony ride at the Brown County Fair. No experience needed, your child will be atop a trained horse walking a safe, slow pace.

Magic with Jared Sherlock
1:00PM & 3:30PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone Tent
Jared Sherlock is an award-winning American magician, who began his love of the art of magic at the very early age of eight years old. What was considered a hobby very quickly became a profession by the age of thirteen.
Veggie 500 Races
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A tradition at the Brown County Fair. Children in two age brackets, 3-5 and 6-8, will race vegetable cars down a track for a chance to win a trophy. Vegetables and wheels will be provided. Finals are on Sunday at 2:00PM.
Root Beer Float Feed
5:15PM in the Ken's Family Tent
What's not to love about a root beer float, especially when it's free. Bonus? Root beer is caffeine-free, but we cannot promise the ice cream will be sugar-free.
Farm'ily Feud with Bob Bohm
5:30PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment will be playing host to Farm'ily Feud Ag Education Game Show where teams are pitted against each other to test their knowledge of farming along with some pretty entertaining skills.
Survivor with Bob Bohm
6:15PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
In this family game show with Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment, contestants take part in a game where Survivor meets Gilligan's Island.  Audience participation is encouraged as they determine the winner.

Saturday, August 21st

Jared Sherlock Magic
Magic with Jared Sherlock
Baby Crawling & Diaper Decorating Contest
9:00 Registration, 10:00 Event in the Clubhouse
Take part or spectate in the cutest competition of the BCF. Babies will be coaxed to cross the finish line before their peers and will be doing so sporting some pretty impressively decorated diapers.

Disc-Connected K9’s Stunt Dogs
11:00AM, 2:30PM and 4:30PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A national act, shows are choreographed to music, with hundreds of freestyle moves and tricks. Professionally trained team members guide stunt dogs with an impressive performance.

Inflatables 
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Enjoy a variety of inflatable fun centers for kids of all ages. Kids can burn energy in a bouncy house, on slides, through obstacle courses and more. Stop by for this free entertainment.
Piles of Smiles Face Painting
12:00 - 5:00 PM in the Sanford Kid's Tent
Back by popular demand, your kiddos can take on the fair with a face painting as unique as them.

Petting Zoo
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Kids get a chance to feed and interact with a number of farm animals including goats, sheep, rabbits, a mini horse, a mini donkey, an alpaca and some pot-bellied pigs. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Kiddie Train Runs with Lyle Schaunaman
12:00 - 6:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Jump on this BCF staple for a barrel of fun. Sorry parents, this is kids-sized fun only.

Magic with Jared Sherlock
12:30PM & 3:30PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone Tent
Jared Sherlock is an award-winning American magician, who began his love of the art of magic at the very early age of eight years old. What was considered a hobby very quickly became a profession by the age of thirteen.

Swede's Steeds Open for Rides
1:00 - 8:00PM near the Bunny Barn
Make your child's dreams come true with a pony ride at the Brown County Fair. No experience needed, your child will be atop a trained horse walking a safe, slow pace.

Veggie 500 Races
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A tradition at the Brown County Fair. Children in two age brackets, 3-5 and 6-8, will race vegetable cars down a track for a chance to win a trophy. Vegetables and wheels will be provided. Finals are on Sunday at 2:00PM.

Watermelon Feed
3:00PM in the Ken's Family Tent
An annual favorite, stop by and grab a free slice of watermelon. There's napkins available for the littles (and bigs) who aren't the cleanest eaters.

Minute to Win It Competition
1:45PM in the Ken's SuperFair Foods Family Tent
Gather up a group of 4 to compete head-to-head in a series of Minute to Win It style challenges. The team with the most points wins. Your team must include someone under the age of 12, two adults over the age of 18, and a fourth contestant of any age.

Online pre-registration is encouraged but not required - limit of 10 teams. Event day registration will take place at 1:30PM.

Farm'ily Feud with Bob Bohm
5:30PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment will be playing host to Farm'ily Feud Ag Education Game Show where teams are pitted against each other to test their knowledge of farming along with some pretty entertaining skills.
Survivor with Bob Bohm
6:15PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
In this family game show with Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment, contestants take part in a game where Survivor meets Gilligan's Island.  Audience participation is encouraged as they determine the winner.

Sunday, August 22nd

Brown County Fair Pancake Breakfast
8:00AM in the Clubhouse
For just $5.00/Person (Children 6 & Under Free) get your day started right with some delicious pancakes.

Kiddie Train Runs with Lyle Schaunaman
12:00 - 4:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Jump on this BCF staple for a barrel of fun. Sorry parents, this is kids-sized fun only.

Petting Zoo
12:00 - 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Kids get a chance to feed and interact with a number of farm animals including goats, sheep, rabbits, a mini horse, a mini donkey, an alpaca and some pot-bellied pigs. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Disc-Connected K9’s Stunt Dogs
12:00PM, 2:30PM and 4:30PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
A national act, shows are choreographed to music, with hundreds of freestyle moves and tricks. Professionally trained team members guide stunt dogs with an impressive performance.

Kiddie Pedal Pull
1:00PM on the road NW of the Home Arts Building
Kids aged 4-11 take their try at dragging a weighted sled as far as they can using a pedal tractor. In this family-friendly activity, we split the kids apart into age divisions.

Strongheart Martial Arts Academy Demonstrations
2:00PM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent
What started as a local martial arts academy has grown to 10 locations all with the goal of developing students and strengthening the community itself. Take part in their exciting demonstrations.
Veggie 500 Race FINALS
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Finalists in the two age brackets, 3-5 and 6-8, will race vegetable cars down a track for a chance to win a trophy. Vegetables and wheels will be provided.
Farm'ily Feud with Bob Bohm
3:30PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment will be playing host to Farm'ily Feud Ag Education Game Show where teams are pitted against each other to test their knowledge of farming along with some pretty entertaining skills.
Survivor with Bob Bohm
4:15PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
In this family game show with Bob Bohm's Family Entertainment, contestants take part in a game where Survivor meets Gilligan's Island.  Audience participation is encouraged as they determine the winner.