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Stephanie Hatzenbihler the Environmental Education Specialist for the City of Rochester, MN will be presenting on Urban Water Stewards. Learn about the health of Rochester's water resources and how you can care for our water resources through pollution prevention and other stewardship actions. We’ll cover the urban water cycle, drinking water, stormwater, and wastewater with specifics to Rochester and Olmsted County. Discuss the current health status of our water resources and highlight active projects to protect and restore. Then we’ll explore…Find out more »
Location: Horticulture Building Thursday’s Kid’s Korner activity: a handout about saving tomato seeds and we’re giving away Baggie Greenhouses (teaching about plant germination) Theme: I’ve Grown Tomatoes…now what? There will be recipes and seed saving handouts available. U of M will also have handouts about problems with growing tomatoes while supplies last. We have lots of materials from the U of MN Extension about becoming a Master Gardener as well as local projects we support about gardening in the county.Find out more »
Free Nitrate Testing for Private Well Owner: To participate, collect a cup of water from your well in a clean plastic bag or glass container and bring it to the Olmsted County Fair at Graham Park. Your sample will be analyzed while you wait. Results will be provided to you within 15 minutes. Sponsored by Olmsted County Public Health and Olmsted Soil & Water Conservation DistrictFind out more »
Location: Horticulture Building Friday’s Kid’s Korner activity: planting activity with Catalpa Tree Seeds and left over "Baggie Greenhouse” Kits...while supplies last. Theme: Plant Division. Jan Gerke is providing a few plants from her garden to demonstrate how to divide. There are handouts also for when to divide perennials. There will be volunteers available answering questions about safety with transplants, free of Jumping Worms, go for it. We have lots of materials from the U of MN Extension about becoming a…Find out more »
Stephanie Hatzenbihler, the Environmental Education Specialist for the City of Rochester, MN will be presenting on Landscaping for Water Quality. After an introduction on the current health status of our water resources in our area, we'll explore landscaping practices that help protect our water quality through pollution prevention. We'll learn about several planting types including pocket plantings, trees and shrubs, bee lawns, pollinator meadows, and more!Find out more »
Location: Horticulture Building Saturday: Kid’s Korner activity: Happy Rocks. A handout from Jana Frei and sample Happy Rocks from CGR gardeners. (While supplies last, painting encouraging messages or pictures on rocks to leave a rock message in your community) Theme: Growing Dahlias. Viv Williams has prepared a Kit for us all to learn from. We have lots of materials from the U of MN Extension about becoming a Master Gardener as well as local projects we support about gardening in…Find out more »
DECADES OF ROCK SHOW Brad Boice and the R.P.G. ft. Incognito Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Time: Doors open at 6pm Fee: Adults $15/ Kids under 12 years $10 Click here to Purchase TicketsFind out more »
Olmsted County Environmental Resources will be there to answer all you Garbage & Recycling QuestionsFind out more »
"The Tom and Kelly Show" featuring Tom Bellinger and Kelly Rae Kirkpatrick, chair and vice chairs of the Olmsted County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program on FaceBook and YouTube. They will share the UMN Priorities, what is going on in Olmsted County, how you can become a master gardener, and have some fun doing it.Find out more »
Sponsored by the Rochester Garden & Flower Club Join us for an evening of fun to learn some basics of flower arranging and exhibiting. All arrangements to be entered into the Fair Flower show. Flowers and vases supplied or bring your own Or make your arrangement at home and bring to fair to enter into the Flower ShowFind out more »
Olmsted County Environmental Resources will be there to answer all your Garbage & Recycling QuestionsFind out more »
GREAT FRONTIER BULL RIDING Friday, July 29th, 2022 Time: Doors open at 6pm and show starts at 7:00 pm Tickets are available for purchase at the door Fee: Adults $15/ Kids under 12 years $5 produced by Great Frontier Partnership with: 102.5 The Fox and Priority Construction ServicesFind out more »
The 2022 OCF Draft Horse show will feature over 100 draft horses comprised of four draft horse breeds including Percherons, Belgians, Clydesdales and Shires. These gentle giants will be accompanied by 23 different Draft Horse Exhibitor families. These families come from Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin to compete in halter classes, cart classes and 5th wheel spoked wagon classes. We will feature 4 sets of six horses pulling the 5th wheel wagons both Friday and Saturday night. The youth ages 8…Find out more »
IMP MOTORSPORTS AUTOCROSS Saturday, July 30th, 2022 Time: Doors open at 4pm Tickets are available for purchase at the door Fee: Adults $15/ Kids under 12 years $5 produced by IMP Demo Derby Partnership with: KFAN and Priority Construction ServicesFind out more »
IMP DEMOLITION DERBY Sunday, July 31st, 2022 Time: Ticket booth opens at 11am, Doors open at Noon and show starts at 1:00 pm Tickets are available for purchase at the door Fee: Adults $15/ Kids under 12 years $5 produced by IMP Demo Derby Partnership with: Laser 101.7 and Priority Construction ServicesFind out more »
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$30 UNLIMITED RIDE SPECIALS
Unlimited ride wristband for 1 person, any age, valid from open to close on the day of purchase only. Special available each day of the fair. Daily sales end one hour prior to closing.
Passport for Fun
Pre-sale Passport to Fun redemption starts at 3 pm on Tuesday at the Passport to Fun Booth on the Carnival Midway. Passport Booth is open during Carnival hours through Saturday.
On-ground Passport to Fun sales are $55 and sold at all Ticket Booths on the Carnival Midway during all hours of operation.
$49 Presale Unlimited Ride Passes
The unlimited ride passes will be available to purchase at any Kwik Trips in Rochester for $49 starting Tuesday, July 19th, 2022.