2019 Rice County Fair Ambassadors

Here are your 2019 Rice County Fair Ambassadors. They are from left to right:Ella Schmidt of Nerstrand, Kelsie DeMars of Faribault, and Kaia Quimby of Faribault. Congratulations to these young ladies. They will be around the fair all week.

2019 Rice County Senior Citizens

2019 Rice County Senior Citizens

The 2019 Senior Citizens of the Rice County Fair are Sara and Marv Schrader. Sara and Marv are very active in their local church and the Faribault Community. If you see them around congratulate them.

Best of the Best Agriculture Awards

Congratulations to all of the Agricultural award winners at the Rice County Fair. We have some wonderful farmers in this county. Thank you for all the hard work you do.

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The Rice County Fairgrounds are now smoke free except in the designated areas. The exhibit buildings, barns and children's ride areas were always smoke free we are just extending. Please reference the map by clicking below. Please use these areas as we want to keep the grounds cleaner and safer for all. This does includes regular cigarettes and e-cigs.

There are No Dogs allowed on the Rice County Fairgrounds during the week of the Rice County Fair. Service dogs or Service dogs in training are allowed. This is for the safety of all visitors to the fair. Thank you for understanding. There are no bikes, skateboards or Scooters allowed on the grounds.


  • Dave Miller, President
  • Tara Langevin, Vice President
  • Colleen Almen, 2nd 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