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

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

David Malmberg - Ventriloquist
11:00AM & 2:00 PM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent
David Malmberg has mastered the art of ventriloquism, and will have some of his best loved characters such as lovable Simon Spencer, America's grouchiest farmer, Leonard Cribble, and the totally clueless Lars Gunderson.  Each will provide one sizzling laugh after another!

Sanford Fit Kids Scavenger Hunt
All Week
Kids come test your skills in this week long scavenger hunt to be entered in for a chance to win some cool prizes!

Crazy Contests with Freddie Prez
11:30AM, 1:00PM  & 3:30 PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Crazy Contests from Freddie Prez will be in the Kid's Zone hosting different contests including Hit the Lights, where contestants throw or launch balls at LED lights to score points.  He'll also host Speedquizzing, the trivia contest played on your phone live at Freddie's stage.  There will also an amazing grand prize given away EACH DAY!

Inflatables 
12:00 - 3:00PM 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.

Noah's Way Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
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, an alpaca, a zebra, and a camel. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Pony rides are also available for $5.00 per rider (100 lbs weight limit).  Don't miss your chance to interact with some unique animals!

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.

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.
Magic with Keith Raymond
12:30 PM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent and Strolling the Grounds
When Keith Raymond takes the stage, you never know exactly what's going to happen!  Things appear and disappear, mysteries abound, and most importantly, people laugh and have a great time!
Area 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 with Hub City Moms
10:00AM in the Home Arts Building
Sit down and enjoy stories read by local group, Hub City Moms.  They'll also have coloring pages, and a scavenger hunt!

Sanford Fit Kids Scavenger Hunt
All Week
Kids come test your skills in this week long scavenger hunt to be entered in for a chance to win some cool prizes!

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 - 3:00PM 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 & Pony Rides
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, an alpaca, a zebra, and a camel. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Pony rides are also available for $5.00 per rider (100 lbs weight limit).  Don't miss your chance to interact with some unique animals!

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.

Rug Rat Races
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
NEW IN 2021: Veggie Races, Rubber Ducky Tub Races, and Rubber Ducky Track Races
Veggie Races: Build a vegetable car and race it down the track for a chance at a trophy!
Rubber Ducky Tub Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and see if it will win in a race around a tub!
Rubber Ducky Track Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and pump as fast as you can to cross the finish line first on a straight away track!
All participants will receive a prize! Finals are on Sunday at 2:00PM.
David Malmberg - Ventriloquist
1:00PM & 4:00 PM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent
David Malmberg has mastered the art of ventriloquism, and will have some of his best loved characters such as lovable Simon Spencer, America's grouchiest farmer, Leonard Cribble, and the totally clueless Lars Gunderson.  Each will provide one sizzling laugh after another!

Crazy Contests with Freddie Prez
3:00PM, 4:00PM & 6:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Crazy Contests from Freddie Prez will be in the Kid's Zone hosting different contests including Hit the Lights, where contestants throw or launch balls at LED lights to score points.  He'll also host Speedquizzing, the trivia contest played on your phone live at Freddie's stage.  There will also an amazing grand prize given away EACH DAY!

Magic with Keith Raymond
2:30 PM & 5:30 Kessler's Big Top Tent
When Keith Raymond takes the stage, you never know exactly what's going to happen!  Things appear and disappear, mysteries abound, and most importantly, people laugh and have a great time!
Phil Baker Children's Entertainer
5:00PM in the Sanford Aberdeen Kid's Zone
Phil Baker is beloved by little fairgoers for his catchy tunes and ability to get kids dancing during his performance.  Stop by and see which song gets stuck in your head!

Friday, August 20th

Story Time with Hub City Moms
10:00AM in the Home Arts Building
Sit down and enjoy stories read by local group, Hub City Moms.  They'll also have coloring pages, and a scavenger hunt!

Magic with Keith Raymond
11:30 AM, 2:30 PM & 5:30PM Kessler's Big Top Tent
When Keith Raymond takes the stage, you never know exactly what's going to happen!  Things appear and disappear, mysteries abound, and most importantly, people laugh and have a great time!

Crazy Contests with Freddie Prez
11:30AM, 1:00PM, & 3:30 PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Crazy Contests from Freddie Prez will be in the Kid's Zone hosting different contests including Hit the Lights, where contestants throw or launch balls at LED lights to score points.  He'll also host Speedquizzing, the trivia contest played on your phone live at Freddie's stage.  There will also an amazing grand prize given away EACH DAY!

Inflatables 
12:00 - 3:00PM 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 & Pony Rides
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, an alpaca, a zebra, and a camel. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Pony rides are also available for $5.00 per rider (100 lbs weight limit).  Don't miss your chance to interact with some unique animals!

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.

David Malmberg - Ventriloquist
1:00PM & 4:00 PM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent
David Malmberg has mastered the art of ventriloquism, and will have some of his best loved characters such as lovable Simon Spencer, America's grouchiest farmer, Leonard Cribble, and the totally clueless Lars Gunderson.  Each will provide one sizzling laugh after another!
Rug Rat Races
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
NEW IN 2021: Veggie Races, Rubber Ducky Tub Races, and Rubber Ducky Track Races
Veggie Races: Build a vegetable car and race it down the track for a chance at a trophy!
Rubber Ducky Tub Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and see if it will win in a race around a tub!
Rubber Ducky Track Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and pump as fast as you can to cross the finish line first on a straight away track!
All participants will receive a prize! 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.

Saturday, August 21st

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.

Crazy Contests with Freddie Prez
11:30AM, 1:00PM, 3:30 PM & 5:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Crazy Contests from Freddie Prez will be in the Kid's Zone hosting different contests including Hit the Lights, where contestants throw or launch balls at LED lights to score points.  He'll also host Speedquizzing, the trivia contest played on your phone live at Freddie's stage.  There will also an amazing grand prize given away EACH DAY!

Inflatables 
12:00 - 3:00PM 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 & Pony Rides
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, an alpaca, a zebra, and a camel. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Pony rides are also available for $5.00 per rider (100 lbs weight limit).  Don't miss your chance to interact with some unique animals!

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 Keith Raymond
1:00PM & 4:00PM Kessler's Big Top Tent
When Keith Raymond takes the stage, you never know exactly what's going to happen!  Things appear and disappear, mysteries abound, and most importantly, people laugh and have a great time!

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.

Rug Rat Races
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
NEW IN 2021: Veggie Races, Rubber Ducky Tub Races, and Rubber Ducky Track Races
Veggie Races: Build a vegetable car and race it down the track for a chance at a trophy!
Rubber Ducky Tub Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and see if it will win in a race around a tub!
Rubber Ducky Track Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and pump as fast as you can to cross the finish line first on a straight away track!
All participants will receive a prize! Finals are on Sunday at 2:00PM.
David Malmberg - Ventriloquist
2:30PM & 5:30PM in the Kessler's Big Top Tent
David Malmberg has mastered the art of ventriloquism, and will have some of his best loved characters such as lovable Simon Spencer, America's grouchiest farmer, Leonard Cribble, and the totally clueless Lars Gunderson.  Each will provide one sizzling laugh after another!

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.

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.

Crazy Contests with Freddie Prez
11:00AM, 12:00PM, & 2:00 PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone
Crazy Contests from Freddie Prez will be in the Kid's Zone hosting different contests including Hit the Lights, where contestants throw or launch balls at LED lights to score points.  He'll also host Speedquizzing, the trivia contest played on your phone live at Freddie's stage.  There will also an amazing grand prize given away EACH DAY!

4-H Performing Arts
11:00AM & 2:00 PM in the NVC Tent
Come watch this 4-H group perform some of their skits and songs they've been working on all year!

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 & Pony Rides
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, an alpaca, a zebra, and a camel. Don't worry, mom, a hand-washing station is available as well.

Pony rides are also available for $5.00 per rider (100 lbs weight limit).  Don't miss your chance to interact with some unique animals!

Storybook Land Theatre
12:30PM & 3:30 PM in the NVC Tent
The Storybook Land Theatre group will be performing your favorite songs from the summer at the Brown County Fair!  Come see them one last time before summer comes to a close.

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.

Rug Rat Races
2:00PM in the Sanford Kid's Zone - FINALS
NEW IN 2021: Veggie Races, Rubber Ducky Tub Races, and Rubber Ducky Track Races
Veggie Races: Build a vegetable car and race it down the track for a chance at a trophy!
Rubber Ducky Tub Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and see if it will win in a race around a tub!
Rubber Ducky Track Races: Choose your rubber ducky racer, and pump as fast as you can to cross the finish line first on a straight away track!
All participants will receive a prize!