Check out the Fair calendar for all of the events at the Fair in July. You won’t want to miss it!!!


Races scheduled May –September.


Winter Flea Markets & Summer Hillbilly Sales 4-H Food Stand, Breakfast and Lunch served all weekend BUY, SELL, SWAP


The Webster County Fairgrounds near Fort Dodge, Iowa has many facilities, including the multipurpose buildings, campgrounds and more, all of which are available for rent throughout the year.



November 12th, 2016
At the Expo Building in Rockwell City

​Happy Hour at 6pm. Eat at 7pm. Awards to follow. $10.00 per person

NEW  FOR 2016

Tillies Quilts 
for more information 

Entries Due by 4pm on June 24th


Class 1 PATCHWORK (Piece Work)

Quilt Pattern name must be on entry tag

1.     Bed Cover - hand tied or machine tacked
         a.    Infant, Crib or Youth
         b.    Twin, Full, Queen or King
         c.    Group bed cover, tied (made by 3 or more people)
2.    Quilt - completed by one person
        a.     Doll - quilted
        b.     Infant, Crib or Youth quilted
        c.     Throw or Lap
        d.     Twin or Full;   hand sewn/machine quilted
        e.    Queen or King;   hand sewn/machine quilted
        f.      Twin or Full;    machine sewn/hand quilted
        g.     Queen or King;   machine sewn/hand quilted
        h.      Twin or Full; machine sewn/machine quilted
         i.      Queen or King;  machine sewn/machine quilted
         j.      Twin, Full, Queen, King;   "Quilt as You Go" machine pieced
3.    Patchwork - Pieced by exhibitor, quilted by another person
         a.    Wall hanging
         b.     Throw or Lap
         c.    Infant, Child or Youth
         d.     Twin or Full
         e.     Queen or King
4. Group Patchwork - Quilt made by 3 or more; include a card saying what each person did
         a.      Hand quilted
         b.      Machine quilted
5.   Scrap Quilt
        a.       Hand Quilted
        b.       Machine quilted
6.   T Shirt Quilt
         a.       Tied
         b.       Machine quilted
7.    Mixed Technique Quilt
         a.        Hand quilted 
         b.       Machine quilted
8.    Other Patchwork not specified

Class 2 Quilting (Whole cloth quilts or Cheater Quilts)
Name of quilt must be on the entry tag

    1.       Bedspread
             a.       Infant, Crib, or Youth
              b.      Twin, Full, Queen or King
    2. Wall Hanging

     3.     Bedspread
            a.       Infant, Crib or Youth
            b.       Twin, Full, Queen or King
     4. Wall Hanging

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Webster County Fairgrounds and Event Center

Home to the Webster County Fair and whats going on the other 358 days of the year!!!

It goes without saying that the Webster County Fair is our annual display of Webster Counties best, but thats not the only thing happening at our fairgrounds! We host activities throughout the year, including horse shows, rodeos and monthly Flea Markets. Weve done the Bridal Show, Craft Shows, Dog Shows,Sports shows, Wedding receptions, business meetings, trainings and more...Let us add your event to the list!!! Our facilities are available for rental for your show, meeting or special occasion. Need lots of room?Come out to the Fairgrounds! Large parking area. We offer Weekend and Weekday prices!!! Call the Fairgrounds at 515-955-3764 or 515-408-3764

2015 Letter To the editor: Thanks to all for successful fair!!!!
The Webster County Fair Board would like to THANK everyone that helped with the 2015 Webster County Fair! Volunteers are what make this fair possible!
We appreciate the work that PICA did at our Fairgrounds this year. Thanks to all 4H/FFA kids/families, leaders, superintendants, Linda Cline, the extension staff and livestock fair secretary Jo Seltz. Their hours of work on and off the grounds help to improve our fairgrounds.
Thanks to groundskeeper Ron Webb, for his work throughout the year. His countless hours of work and dedication make such a difference. We couldn’t do it without you!
Thanks to the volunteers for hours spent organizing and running the Open Shows in Photography, Baking, Bill Riley Show, Little Miss Contest, BBQ Cook-off …watch for additional Open Show areas in 2016 that the public will want to participate in.
We appreciate the Messenger and Consumer News coverage! Many thanks to the Dayton Leader, FD Press, Twist & Shout, FD Convention and Visitors Bureau and FD Growth Alliance for their online fair coverage. Thanks
for your support of the Fair!
 The Antique Tractor Club is a wonderful addition to the fair! Fair goers young and old enjoy and learn so much at your site on our grounds. Thank you for your kids rides, food, shows and knowledge! We are happy to have you as a part of the Webster County Fair!
The Fair Board would like to thank the County Supervisors for their support, as well as, all of the families and businesses that made a monetary donation or donated their time, labor or equipment; it is what makes this fair possible! Our sponsors list can be found on our website.
 Farm Bureau sponsored the Sweet Corn and Watermelon Feed, BBQ Cook-off and Petal Pull. We appreciate your support of the Fair.
We can’t thank Scott Anderson and Don Bruns enough for their hours of work each year on the race schedule, track and running the events!!! With out their volunteer work and the track helpers, these events would not happen.
We thank the families and businesses that attended the livestock and woodcarving auction, supporting the youth and Fair Board.
Last but not least, thanks to our families/friends who also volunteered to make events run smoothly!!!
Find us online: or Facebook. 
See you at the 2016 Webster County Fair!
Karen Anderson, Vice President
Webster County Fair Board






Home of the Webster County Fair and what's going on the other 358 days of the year
It goes without saying that the Fair is our annual display of Webster County’s best, but that’s not the only thing happening out here at the Fairgrounds! We host activities throughout the year, including Horse Shows, Rodeos, and monthly Flea Markets. We’ve done the Bridal Show, craft shows, dog shows, sports shows, wedding receptions, meetings, trainings and more….let us add your event to the list! Our facilities are available for rental for your show, meeting or special occasion. Need lots of room? Come on out to the Fairgrounds!