Come to the fair!July 17-21, 2024
Come to the fair!
July 17-21, 2024

Madison County Fair

Come to the Fair! July 17-21, 2024 in Winterset, Iowa

For some families, summer can be more hectic than the school year. Take time out of your busy summer schedule for the Madison County Fair, July 17-21, 2024. Bring the whole family for events and activities like face painting, balloon artist, Monster Arm Wrestling, livestock and pet shows, and evening grandstand events. Come to an event perfect for all ages— The Madison County Fair!

News & Events

Overall Goat Show Results

  • Grand Champion Breeding Doe: Brady Reynolds
  • Reserve Champion Breeding Doe: Blake Reynolds
  • Grand Champion Market Meat: Brady Reynolds
  • Reserve Champion Marke Meat: Allyson Boyle
View 2024 Judges  

The 2024 Schedule of Events

Stay up to date on important dates and events leading up to and during the fair. From registration for 4-H and livestock, to special competitions and games. At the Madison County Fair, we have something the whole family can enjoy!

Entertainment & Attractions for the Whole Family

Free Entertainment

There’s nothing better than free entertainment, and at the Madison County Fair, we’ve got a ton to share! Be sure to check out what we have to offer for both kids and adults!

Grandstand & Arena Events

Get your hands dirty with the big grandstand and arena events at the Madison County Fair. Watch fast-paced derbys and rodeos, mud runs, and more!


Try your hand at carnival games and see if you get lucky, or hop on the ferris wheel to get the best view of the Madison County Fair. Check out the all of the carnival attractions this year!

Premium Auction

Place your best bid on livestock during the Premium Auction at the Madison County Fair, or on items in the silent auction. Get the latest info including add-ons, sign-ups, and more!

We can't wait to see you at the Madison County Fair!

Not Sure Where To Stay? Camp With Us at the Fairgrounds!

The Madison County Fairgrounds is a great place to camp during the fair, or throughout the rest of the camping season. From tents to motorhomes, it is accommodating to everyone's needs! So pile the family together, bring your friends, and enjoy a fantastic camping experience that can keep you close to the fair action, or give you a nice place to stay outside of Fair weekend!
Madison County Fairgrounds Camping sites

We can't wait to see you at the Madison County Fair!

Have any additional questions or need more information? Get in touch!