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!

 2023 Advanced Ride Tickets are 5 rides for $14.00!!

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 $30 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 2023 will feature:

10:30 Magician @ Civic Center Stage

Zooman @ 3 

Strong Man Shows @ 12pm /2pm /4pm 

RAWR Exhibits

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

Kid’s Pedal Pull welcoming ALL entries @ 3PM

Other special FREE kids activities like Puppet Wagon, ECFE & Park & Rec On the Go and MORE scheduled throughout the day!



Terri Clark !

Eli Alger & The Faster Horses !

Entertainment Lineup 2024 Coming SOON!





Friday: Eli Alger & The Faster Horses 

HEADLINER……… Terri Clark!!!








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 2023 Information below!

Gate opens 3 p.m. – Registration starts at 4:00 p.m. – Closes at 6:30 p.m. sharp

Featuring TWO sleds with speed boards! The Vault & The Little Red Sled

Tractor Class Overview for 2023

Out of Field = 8mph speed limit

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 = 4mph speed limit

Hobby Stock – 4,500 lbs

Hobby Stock – 5,500 lbs

Hobby Stock – 6,500 lbs

Hobby Stock – 8,500 lbs

Improved Stock – No Speed Limit

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 410 *Renegade Pullers of Minnesota class

466 – 2.6 Slotted Turbo Class – 10,500 lbs. *Renegade Pullers of Minnesota class

Hot Farm – 13,000 lbs.

Open – 7,500 lbs.

Open – 9,500 lbs.

9500lb 3×3 turbo 20.8 tire

KING of the HLL “Light” – 7,500 lb

KING of the HILL “Heavy”

Truck Class Overview for 2023 

Street “Stock” Gasoline trucks, Road Legal, Current Registration and no weight brackets -Weight to be determined

6,200 lbs. – Street Modified Gasoline Trucks

Street “Stock” Diesel, Road Legal, Current Registration and no weight brackets -Weight to be determined

8,500 lbs. – Street Modified Diesel

Semi Class – (20” hitch height)

Powder Puff – Girls! You can drive it, you can pull it.

For rules and entry form, see Brown County Free Fair website.

Call for questions: Joe Fischer 507-317-1523

Concessions & Vendors

2023 Food Vendors
Coming Soon!

2022 Vendors Listed Below
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

2023 Commercial Vendors
Coming Soon!

2022 Civic Center Booths Listed Below:
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