Carnival Information

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No advance paper tickets will be available locally. Tickets can also be purchased at Kiosks on the grounds during the fair as well! Click the video link above to see how the Kiosks work. Download the Magic Money app to have your purchased tickets right on your phone!

 2022 Advanced Ride Tickets are 5 rides for $12.50

Hours of operation are:

Wednesday opening at 5:00pm
Thursday opening at Noon
Friday opening at Noon
Saturday opening at 11:00am
Sunday opening at Noon and closes when the fair ends at 4:00pm 

***Wristbands are available for $25 with most rides unlimited during the times listed below only***

Wednesday: WRISTBAND TIME 5-9pm
Sunday: Schell’s Day 12pm-4pm.

Wristbands can only be purchased at the carnival the day of use. Times listed above may be SUBJECT TO CHANGE.


Thursday August 10th and Saturday August 12th 2023!

The Demolition Derby is held two nights during our fair: Thursday night at 7:00pm and Saturday night at 6:00pm. Brown County and the surrounding area has some of the best Demolition Derby drivers out there! They put on a spectacular show and it is our goal to run a good, clean family event that adults and children of all ages can enjoy!

If you wish to participate in our Demolition Derby, you will find all of the information you need under the participate section on our website.

Tickets are $15 per person and kids two and under are free. 

Our ticket booth under the Grandstand will begin selling tickets for the demo derby on Thursday at 5:30pm and sales will start on Saturday at 4:30pm.



Friday, August 11th, 2023!

Kids Day at the Brown County Free Fair is full of exciting performances, interactive activities and events! The day is designed to be special for families, daycare providers and children of all ages!

Kid’s Day 2022 will feature:

Zooman & Strong Man Shows

Balloon Artistry 10:30 – 1:30  & 2:30 – 6:30

Kid’s Pedal Pull welcoming ALL entries @ 3PM

Other special FREE kids activities scheduled throughout the day!



Entertainment Lineup 2023


Entertainment Hall Evening: 7 – 11pm Up All Night Entertainment


Entertainment Hall Afternoon:  2 – 6pm Todd Jerzak & The Music Meisters

Entertainment Hall Evening: 7:30 – 11:30pm The Red Letter Band 

Friday: Ricochet 7 pm & Sara Evans 9pm

Doors Open @ 6:15                Ticket Sales Start June 11th

Entertainment Hall Afternoon: 2- 6pm

Entertainment Hall Evening: 8:30 – 12:30 Ragtown


Entertainment Hall Afternoon: 2 – 6pm Wendinger Band 

Entertainment Hall Evening: 8:30 – 12:30 Hicktown Mafia

Sunday: 12:30 – 4:30 Alpensterne



Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year Nominations! 

The Brown County Fair is in search of nominations for the 2023 Brown County Outstanding Senior Citizen!

For more information or nominations please email us at


Wednesday, August 9th 2023!

Updated 2022 Information below!

Tractor Class Overview for 2022

  • Stock (Out of field) – 10,000 lbs.   
  • Stock (Out of field) – 11,000 lbs. 
  • Stock (Out of field) – 13,000 lbs. 
  • Stock (Out of field) – 16,500 lbs. Duals allowed
  • Stock (Out of field) – 18,500 lbs. and up, Duals allowed, Four wheel drives allowed
  • Hobby Stock – 4,500 lbs
  • Hobby Stock – 5,500 lbs
  • Hobby Stock – 6,500 lbs
  • Hobby Stock – 8,500 lbs
  • Improved Stock – 4,500 lbs. Gas or Diesel non- turbo
  • Improved Stock – 5,500 lbs. Gas or Diesel non- turbo
  • Improved Stock – 9,500 lbs *Renegade Pullers of Minnesota class
  • 466 – 2.6 Class – 10,500 lbs. *Renegade Pullers of Minnesota class
  • Hot Farm – 13,000 lbs.
  • Open – 7,500 lbs.
  • Pro Farm – 10,000 lbs. *Renegade Pullers of Minnesota class
  • V8 Modified
  • KING of the HLL “Light” – 7,500 lb
  • KING of the HILL “Heavy”

Truck Class Overview for 2022  

  • Street “Stock” Gasoline trucks, Road Legal & Current Registration -Weight to be determined-
  • 6,200 lbs. – Street Modified Gasoline Trucks
  • Street “Stock” Diesel, Road Legal & Current Registration -Weight to be determined-
  • 8,500 lbs. – Street Modified Diesel 
  • Semi Class – (20” hitch height

Concessions & Vendors

2022 Food Vendors!

4-H Food Stand
American Dairy Association Malt Stand
Bergstrom Concessions
Berle’s Sweet Corn
Brown County Pork Producers
Caribbean Kitchen
Fred’s Dogs
Froggy’s Cotton Candy
Goofy Doofy’s Gyros
Illegal Amigos
Jersey’s Sweet Spot
Mountain Mike’s
Optimist Club Cheese Curds
Órale Authentic Mexican Tacos & More
Scotty Biggs BBQ
Short But Sweet Refreshments (Mini Donuts)
The Lemon
Tommy’s Tacos

2022 Commercial Vendors!

Civic Center Booths:
Brown County Democratic Farmer Labor Party
Brown County Republican Party
Gideons International
Michael Thom, Political Candidate
Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life
New Ulm Human Rights Commission
New Ulm Public Library, The Grand Center for Arts & Culture and the Brown County Historical Society
LulaRoe Clothing
Pampered Chef
Tastefully Simple
Tennyson Construction
The Jelly Jar
Thirty-One Gifts
Usborne Books
Outside Vendors:
Arcade Highway Inflatables and Trampolines
Elegant Jewelry
Litzau Farm Drainage
New Ulm Steel Hockey