Nobles County Fair kicks off Wednesday

The Nobles County Fair gets underway Wednesday at the fairgrounds in Worthington.


Among the events scheduled for the first day of the fair are a burger feed, which gets underway at 6 p.m., and an old-time tractor pull in the grandstand Wednesday evening presented by Prairie Reapers with free admission. The MK5K will also take place Wednesday at the fairgrounds starting at 6:30 p.m.

On Thursday night, Prairie Reapers will present a parade with their tractors through the fairgrounds. A Chamber of Commerce mixer is also set for Thursday night, and the Backyard 40 Boys will provide free musical entertainment.


Friday night’s highlight will be the Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry concert, which starts at 8 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in person at Marthaler Ford of Worthington, Marthaler Chevrolet of Worthington, Marthaler Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Radio Works Headquarters and Adrian Co-op Oil.

On Saturday night, following races at the Nobles County Speedway, there will be a street dance featuring the music of Shane Martin near the beer tent. Admission to the street dance is free of charge.


The Nobles County Fair wraps up Sunday with an inspirational service in the morning, followed by premier showmanship and the kids’ pedal pull event that begins at 1 p.m. Enduro racing will get underway at 4 p.m.


Of course, the fair wouldn’t be complete without 4-H activities. The poultry and dairy shows will be at noon and 2:30 p.m., respectively, on Wednesday, while Thursday includes the beef show at 8 a.m., goat show at 5 p.m. and rabbit show at 7 p.m. Friday has the swine show at 8 a.m., as well as a ribbon sale and pork auction at 3:30 p.m.


A carnival will also continue throughout the fair, with all tickets being sold on-site this year.


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