Main Gate: Vehicles, pedestrians. Closed to vehicles after 4 p.m.
4th St.: Vehicles, pedestrians (some restriction of vehicle traffic during judging)
5th St.: NO VEHICLES. Pedestrians (except entry day and Sunday evening exit only)
Burandt Blvd.: Pedestrians; horse and livestock trailers and vehicles
Ag Gate: Vehicles, pedestrians.
No Car Passes sold to General Public. Handicap parking available (please inquire). Only commercial and livestock exhibitors can purchase car passes. Limited parking available on the fairgrounds. No guarantee is given that parking will be available to holders of car passes. Re-Enter: Individuals must be stamped for re-entry as they leave.
A breastfeeding tent is available on the east side of the Education Building.
Livestock Exhibitor Gate Pass Policy:
If entries and required registration are in the fair office by the deadline date, one fair week pass will be issued to each livestock exhibitor but only one car pass will be issued per residence/family exhibiting livestock. The Carver County Fair Board already issues each 4-H livestock exhibitor a pass via the Carver County Extension Office, no second pass will knowingly be issued to anyone.
NO PETS ALLOWED IN FAIRGROUNDS.
Dear Carver County Exhibitors,
In 2013, the Carver County Fair will again use the Blue Ribbon Fair Management System. Entry Forms are available for exhibitors: download a printable form OR register online by clicking here. After completing the form, return it by Thursday, August 1st to:
501 West 3rd Street
Waconia, MN 55387.
This advance entry will greatly speed up our process. Your entry tags, etc. will be ready when you bring your exhibits.
Non-Livestock Exhibits will be taken Monday, August 5, 2013, 5:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m. and on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exhibits will be judged by noon Wednesday, August 7, 2013.
To exhibit at the Carver County Fair, it's as easy at 1-2-3.
Decide what you want to exhibit.
PRE-REGISTER by returning the entry form (download a printable form OR register online by clicking here) by Thursday, August 1, 2013. PLEASE READ: Livestock Rules and Regulations
Bring exhibits on August 5 or 6, 2013.
Please avoid long lines and make advance registration online or by US Mail by Thursday, August 1, 2013. We will be taking entries/exhibits on site Monday, August 5, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; Tuesday, August 6, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., but plan for the usual waiting in line.
CARVER COUNTY FAIR OFFICERS:
Curtis Wolter, President; Meldon Melcher, 1st Vice-President; Jim Klein, 2nd Vice-President; Twyla Menth, Secretary; Lindsay Willems, Treasurer;
Mike Jensen, Manager
CARVER COUNTY FAIR BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
Curtis Wolter, Shawn Dalchow, Dan Robb, Meldon Melcher, Bill Flusemann, Lindsay Willems, Dale Rademacher, Lou Robb, Adrian Rademacher, Ken Norman, Todd Melcher, Wallace Rolf, Scott Flusemann, Glenn Strube, Twyla Menth, Cindy Dobratz, Ross Schneider, Steve Rolf, Dan Hoese, Jim Klein; County Extension (952) 442-4496
Ex-Officio: Rachel Bender
Carver County Commissioners: Jim Ische, Tim Lynch