19 days to go….The Linn County Fair Booth at CR Downtown Farmers Market

The Linn County Fair will have a booth at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, tomorrow, June 18th. The booth will be located in Green Square Park along with the other nonprofit organizations. The farmers market goes from 7:30am to noon tomorrow.


All grandstand event tickets will be available for sale, they include the following:

  • Saliva with special guest Inch 75 and Downward Fall
    • Thursday, July 7th at 7pm – $10 in advance , $15 at the door
  • John Anderson with Lonesome Road          
    • Friday, July 8th at 7:00pm , $15 in advance , $18 at the door
  • Draft Horse Pull
    • Saturday, July 9th at noon- Adults $10, Ages 6-12 $5 Under 5 Free
  • Truck & Tractor Pull
    • Saturday, July 9th at 7pm – Adults $12, Ages 6-12 $8 Under 5 Free
  • Chuck Wagon Races
    • Sunday, July 10th at 1pm – Adults $10, Ages 6-12 $5 Under 5 Free
  • Hell Drivers Stunt Show
    • Sunday, July 10th at 7pmnoon – Adults $7, 6-12 $5, Under 5 Free
  • Harness Races
    • Monday, July 11th at 6:30pm – Adults $7, 6-12 $5, Under 5 Free


The Linn County Fair is proud to announce that there will be a new carnival this year. Next Generation Carnival from Iowa will be set up from Wednesday, July 6th through Sunday, July 10th at the fair grounds in Central City. Carnival ride tickets and wrist bands coupons will be for sale at the farmers market tomorrow. Coupons will be $15 each with each coupon good for one wrist band or 20 ride tickets. It takes 2 tickets per kids ride and 3 tickets for adult rides.


Carnival hours during the fair July 6-10, 2011

Carnival Hours:













Wristband Times



7-9:00 pm


1-5:00 pm


2-6:00 pm


The Linn County Fair’s booth at the farmers market tomorrow will also be selling the Quilt Challenge Raffle tickets. The quilt blocks that were used to create the quilt are from the 2010 Linn County Fair’s Quilt Block Challenge.  All proceeds of the raffle will go towards fair improvements. Raffle tickets are $1 per ticket with the drawing being held on Sunday, July 10th at the Linn County Fair during the Chuck Wagon Races. Need not to be present to win.


We will have our 2011 Linn County Fair t-shirts on sales as well. They are yellow t-shirts with this year’s fair logo on them for $10 each.


We will have information and rules on many of our open classes that will be held at the fair this year including: static, horticultural, amateur wine making, homemade salsa contest, recycled garden art contest and more. Stop by our booth for more details.


Stop by the Linn County Fair Booth tomorrow at the Cedar Rapids Farmers Market to get all the exciting details of the events planned at the 2011 Fair July 6th -11th. “Catch Fair Fever” It’s RED Hot!


For more information contact Heidi Steffen, email: info@thelinncountyfair.com


The Linn County Fair in Central City from July 6-11, 2011









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