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Friday is Ag Rules Day at the Sioux Empire Fair. See a List of Events at the Fair.

The Sioux Empire Fair is underway at the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds.  From the carnival rides to the fair food, live music, exhibits, bingo and more, there’s something for everyone at the Sioux Empire Fair.

Here are today’s activities:

Appaloosa Horse Show

August 8, 2014


Outside Horse Ring

Vern Crangle Memorial Open Horse Show

August 8, 2014


Expo Building

Open & Jr. Dairy Show

August 8, 2014


West Arena

FREE Sweet Corn Feed

August 8, 2014 – August 9, 2014


Bridlewood Area

Museum of Visual Materials kids activity

August 8, 2014


Arts Center

FFA Beef Show

August 8, 2014

12:30pm – 2:00pm

Outside Arena

Feed Sacks/Flour Sacks presentation

August 8, 2014


Arts Center

Wayne Faneburst

August 8, 2014


Pioneer Lane

SD Pork Producers Demo

August 8, 2014


Arts Center

Chris Champion

August 8, 2014


Front Porch

Bread Baking Contest

August 8, 2014


Arts Center

Tree Information with SDSU

August 8, 2014


Arts Center

Hector Anchondo

August 8, 2014


Front Porch

Scotty McCreery

August 8, 2014


Dollar Loan Center Main Stage


Here are some more events happening at the Sioux Empire Fair this week.

All Grandstand entertainment is free with paid gate admission.

Pro Rodeo

Sponsored by:
Billion Dodge Ram and
Dakota Beverage, Coors Distributor

Saturday, August 9 – 6:30pm
Sunday, August 10 – 1:30 pm

More information about the Pro Rodeo.


Check out these special days at the Fair.

Friday, August 8th and Saturday, August 9th.

Sponsored by:
Corn Council  Corn Growers

AG Rules! Celebration
Visit Corn Acres near the Bridlewood and Expo, 10 am – 5 pm. See the amazing Corn Adventure trailer with the tractor simulator.
AG Rules Theater on even hours.
AG Rules BINGO on odd hours.
BIG prize drawings every hour, 11 am – 5 pm.
Games and activities. FREE popcorn and water.
FREE sweet corn feed at 11 am.


Sunday, August 10th:

Sponsored by:
Century Link

Family Day
Pro Rodeo at 1:30 pm, free with paid fair admission.
Youth Talent Contest at noon on the Front Porch.
Watermelon Contest at 1 pm in the Arts Center.
Youth Lego Contest at 3 pm in the Arts Center.
Dakota Kids Pedal Pull at 3 pm outside the Arts Center.


Don’t forget about these attractions:


Pipestone Discovery Barn

 Music in the Budweiser Beer Garden and on the Front Porch 

Old McDonald’s Farm


Contests and other activities

Get more information about the Sioux Empire Fair here.

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