2016 marks the Mississippi Valley Fair's 97th Anniversary! In the summer, the fairgrounds are host to six days and nights of action packed games, rides, concerts & other entertainment.
Far from its humble beginnings in the early 1900's it has grown from a small county fair into a grand regional event, attracting more than 300,000 people during fair week and over 600,000 people annually making it one of the largest fairs in Iowa.
In addition to its summertime pinnacle event, the fairgrounds also host countless other events & parties in its state of the art facilities year round such as:
Dirt track racing (1/4 & 1/2 mile)
Mixed marshall arts fights