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:


Pipestone Discovery Barn

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

Old McDonald's Farm


Contests and other activities

Get more information about the Sioux Empire Fair here.