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2022 Kids Activities

All Day, Every Day Kids Activities:

  • “Where's Tippy?” Scavenger Hunt: Find one of the 3-inch pictures of Tippy hidden throughout the Fairgrounds and bring it to the admin building for a prize and a free Tippy tattoo! (Ages 0–12)
  • Kids' Sandbox: outside the Education Building

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Did you know we have an air-conditioned breastfeeding building? It's located next to the Administration Building near Gate #5 (north gate) – look for the pink heart on our Fairgrounds map.

Kids' Activities by Date:

Date Event Location Start Time   End Time
Wed 8/10 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 12:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 1:00 pm 9:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Midway special: Ride cost reduced by 1 ticket
This offer not valid with pre-sale ride tickets.
Midway 3:00 pm 6:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 3:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 5:30 pm
Wed 8/10 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Wed 8/10 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 7:30 pm
        
Thu 8/11 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 1:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Activities for Kids
Brought to you by the Junior Fairboard
Outside 4-H Building 11:00 am 12:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $35
Closing times subject to change
Midway 12:00 pm Close
Thu 8/11 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 1:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Bean Bag Games with KCHK East of 4-H Building 2:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Bean Bag Games with KCHK East of 4-H Building 3:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Bean Bag Games with KCHK East of 4-H Building 4:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 4:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 6:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Vehicle Extrication Demo
Watch as the Waconia and South West Carver County Fire Explorers cut open a vehicle to rescue a mannequin.
Shady Oak Ridge 6:00 pm
Thu 8/11 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 6:30 pm
Thu 8/11 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 7:30 pm
        
Fri 8/12 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 10:00 am 1:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Activities for Kids
Brought to you by the Junior Fairboard
Outside 4-H Building 11:00 am 12:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Midway special: Two riders for the price of one
This offer not valid with pre-sale ride tickets.
Midway 12:00 pm 5:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 1:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Bean Bag Games with KCHK East of 4-H Building 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Bean Bag Games with KCHK East of 4-H Building 3:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 3:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Bean Bag Games with KCHK East of 4-H Building 4:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Vehicle Extrication Demo
Watch as the Waconia and South West Carver County Fire Explorers cut open a vehicle to rescue a mannequin.
Shady Oak Ridge 6:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 6:30 pm
Fri 8/12 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Fri 8/12 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 8:30 pm
        
Sat 8/13 Crafts for Kids
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 9:00 am 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Be A Dairy Ambassador!
Boys and girls ages 10 to 12
Dairy & Beef Barn/Judges' Square 10:00 am
Sat 8/13 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Outdoor Activities with Carver County Parks
Free outdoor recreation
Shady Oak Ridge 10:00 am 4:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Activities for Kids
Brought to you by the Junior Fairboard
Outside 4-H Building 11:00 am 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Dairy Fun and Games for Kids with Dairy Princesses and Ambassadors Dairy & Beef Barn 11:00 am 3:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Kids' Pedal Tractor Pull
Registration at 10:30 a.m.; Ages 4 to 11
Entertainment Center 11:00 am
Sat 8/13 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Bubbles & Chalk
Supplies provided
Bingo Tent 12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 12:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Diaper Derby
Registration at 1:00 p.m.
Entertainment Center 1:30 pm 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 1:30 pm
Sat 8/13 Rock-Paper-Scissors Tournament
$500 prize! Visit webpage for more information and registration form
Entertainment Center 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Kids' Prize Give-Away Drawing
Ages 12 & under; Sign up from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Must be present to win.
Patio 3:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 3:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 4:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Fire Prevention & Fire Extinguisher Demo
The Waconia and South West Carver County Fire Explorers will put out a fire using a fire extinguisher, teach the PASS method (Pull pin, Aim low, Squeeze lever, Sweep nozzle), and give fire prevention tips.
Shady Oak Ridge 5:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 6:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 6:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 7:00 pm
Sat 8/13 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 8:00 pm
        
Sun 8/14 Exotic Zoo Exotic Zoo 10:00 am 9:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pony Rides Across from Llama Barn 11:00 am 9:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Midway opens
Hours may vary.
Midway 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Midway special: Pay one price (wristbands) $35
Closing times subject to change
Midway 12:00 pm Close
Sun 8/14 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 12:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 12:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Fire Prevention & Fire Extinguisher Demo
The Waconia and South West Carver County Fire Explorers will put out a fire using a fire extinguisher, teach the PASS method (Pull pin, Aim low, Squeeze lever, Sweep nozzle), and give fire prevention tips.
Shady Oak Ridge 2:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 2:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 2:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 3:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Story Time with Tippy Agriculture Building 4:30 pm
Sun 8/14 Pig Races Shady Oak Ridge 5:00 pm
Sun 8/14 Pompeyo Family & Their Amazing Dogs
Visit webpage for more information
Tippy's Pasture 5:30 pm
Tippy the cow acts out a story during Story Time with Tippy
a boy feeds a kangaroo at the Carver County Fair exotic zoo
Pompeyo's Ranch - a girl and her dog jumping rope
Dairy Princesses post in front of a 'got milk?' banner
a boy pedals a miniature tractor in the Carver County Fair Kids Pedal Pull
pigs racing at the Carver County Fair
Ferris wheel and Waconia water tower at the Carver County Fair midway
Machinery Hill at the Carver County Fair
Waconia and South West Carver County Fire Explorers cutting open a vehicle
Tippy the cow mascot with a little boy
lots of prizes at a carnival game on the Carver County Fair Midway
an adult and a kid square off in front of a referee at the Carver County Fair Rock Paper Scissors Tournament
Pompeyo's Ranch - a dog standing on its front paws