Attention Quilters

New! Quilt Block Contest

Quilt Block Contest
Entries need to be dropped off in the Open Class Building on Monday, July 20th between 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
- 12 1/2 inch square block
- County Fair Theme
-There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awarded Honorable mention to the other 9 quilt blocks.
-The 12 winning Blocks will be chosen for a quilt to be displayed at the 2016 Rice County Fair and the quilt will be given away at the 2016 volunteer dinner.
-All remaining blocks will be make into another quilt to be given away.
-All blocks become property of the Rice County Fair.

Grandstand Events and Other Entertainment

With the fair just 2 months away we are planning the Grandstand events, Beer Garden Entertainment and the many other Free Acts we have through out the fair week. Please check back to see what events we will have.


  • Tim Hoover, President
  • Kathy Cap, Vice President
  • Sandy Flom, Treasurer
  • Marcia Simon, Secretary
  • John Dvorak, Fair Management / Secretary


  • International Association of Fairs and Expositions
  • Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Minnesota Federation of County Fairs
  • Minnesota State Agricultural Society

Looking Ahead!

Start planning ahead for the Rice County Fair on July 21-26, 2015
Please be sure to check out our Calendar for upcoming events and for your Party Rental needs. We will be updating the calendar as soon as we have events or buildings available for rent.