Summer is starting to wind down.  In just a few weeks, the kids will be back in school. Enjoy some family fun at the 75th Sioux Empire Fair, August 1-10 at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds.

August 1st is Sneek Peek night sponsored by First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard.

The fair opens at 5 pm August 1st and includes free fair admission.  Limited amount of attractions will be open for patrons to "sneak a peek" of the fair. Open attractions include:

- Murphy Bros. Midway: $25 day wristband special
- Fair Food Vendors Open
- Model Trains Exhibit in Rail O Rama, Pioneer Lane
- The new Pipestone Discovery Barn
- Thank a Farmer Magic Show at 5:30 and 7 pm in the Pipestone Discovery Barn
- Free Anniversary Cake at 6 pm
- Groove Drumline at 6 pm
- Wine and Canvas event at 6:30 (pre-reg required)
- Contests (registration begins at 5 pm):
Pig Calling at 6:30.
Newlywed Game at 7:15.
Pie Eating at 8.
- The night ends with Johnny Holm in the Budweiser Beer Shed at 8:30 pm

There's something for everyone.  Check out these events:

Train-a-Rama

Pipestone Discovery Barn

 Music in the Budweiser Beer Garden, Front Porch and the Grandstand

Old McDonald's Farm

Bingo

Contests and other activities

Get more information about the Sioux Empire Fair here.