Wednesday, July 17th - Sunday, July 21st 2024

2024 Pennington County Fair

Wednesday, July 17th – Sunday, July 21st 2024

Bigger and better than ever and 122 years old, the fair takes place July 17-21, 2024. Amusement Attractions, shows on the midway, bingo, raffle, and free bandshell entertainment. All events subject to change.

Amusement Attractions Ride Passes

New to the fair this year carnival ride tickets are available online now. Buy your one day ride passes or Mega Band ride passes now! Or give carnival ride passes as gifts. Check out Amusement Attractions for more information.

Collin Raye

With 24 top ten records, 16 #1 hits, and having been a 10 time male vocalist of the year nominee (5 CMA and 5 ACM), this truly electrifying performer of his era remains one of the great voices of our time.

PBR Bull Ride

Friday and Saturday the Grandstand will feature PBR Bull Riding! See all the Grandstand Events


2024 Pennington County Fair Parade starts at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 17th. Followed by Fireworks at dusk over the fairgrounds.

Ride Ticket & Event Prices 

2024 Carnival Ride Passes

Mega Ride Pass (Presale Only) – $76
Day Ride Pass (Presale Only) – $26

​Available to purchase in advance through Amusement Attractions.

Carnival Hours – Subject to change
Wednesday, July 17th: 5 pm – Close
Thursday, July 18th and Friday, July 19th: 3pm – Close
Saturday, July 20th and Sunday, July 21st: 1pm – Close

2024 Grandstand Event Passes

EventAdults12 and Under
Collin Raye and Tigirlily Gold$25$10
Thunder on Hooves$25$10
Demo Derby$20$10
Grandstand Pass
(All Events)

Grandstand Pass available at: Cenex Travel Plaza, Northdale Square/Main/Petro, Station 59, Hugo’s, and Erl’s Market in Thief River Falls; Kruse In in St Hilaire; Cenex in Goodridge; Eagle Square in Red Lake Falls.

2024 Fairgrounds Parking Passes
Season – $8  |  Daily – $4

Tri-Valley Bus FREE Bus Route To The Fair
Bus stops include: Floyd B. Olson Park, The Heritage Center, Wal-Mart, Tractor Supply, Hugo’s and the front door of the Huck Olson Arena

Wednesday and Thursday: 4 pm – 11 pm

Friday and Saturday: 1 pm – 12 Midnight

Sunday: 1 pm – 11 pm

The buses will run every hour