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Please Check back soon for our 2014 racing rules!Racing Dates are: June 14 in Barnum, July 11th in Atikin, August 15 for Oval racing, and August 17th for figure 8 racing!

2014 Fair Dates:

August 14, 15, 16 & 17th

OUR BOARD MEETINGS are the 2nd Thursday of every month EXCEPT November,December & January



 Carlton County Fair Crowds

The Carlton County Agriculture and Industrial Association extend a cordial invitation to all citizens of Northern Pine, Southern St. Louis, Eastern Aitkin, and Carlton Counties to visit and exhibit at the Carlton County Fair.  The fair is held in Barnum on August 14, 15, 16, and 17, 2014.

This years theme is ?????????? We have some great shows planned for this year. We also have the ONLY horse racing left in Minnesota at any County Fair 123 years strong! Our barns are full of animals and friendly folk. We also have a Oval, Figure 8, and DEMO!!!! Our tractror pull is in its 4th year. 

We as the Fair officials are VERY VERY proud of our 4H!! What a fabulous group of kids we have!!! 

So come check us out and enjoy an "OLD FASHION FAMILY FUN FAIR"!!!!!


FAIR DATES:  Our Fair is held the third weekend in August, Thursday through Sunday 

2013 August 15th -18th

Note:  The Carlton County Fairgrounds is owned & Operated by the Carlton County Agricultural & Industrial Society. It is not City or County owned. We have share holders that own a share of the fair. 


Welcome to the 123rd Carlton County Fair!
  Stipe Shows will provide the midway. This is quality family entertainment at its BEST!! 

Other entertainment in the Hartman Pavilion!!! Military Day is Saturday any active member gets in free with spouse and children. Retired Vets get themselves in for free. 


Girl Riding HorseAgain all Open Class Exhibits for Hobbycraft&Needlework,and Photography can be entered on Tuesday, between 11 am and 7 pm.Horticulture,flowers and baking/ canning is Wednesday from 10am to 7pm. 

I’d like to invite you to enter an exhibit or two or more in an area of interest. We have a division for everything so get creative and plan ahead! Please call the office or your division superintendent if you have questions.

If your business is interested in providing tickets please call the office at 389-6737. So many people, businesses, townships, communities, and cities contribute time, talents, and donations to make our Fair great. We want you to know that you are all greatly appreciated. Thank you and see you at the Fair!

Allysha Sample - Fair Manager
3770 Front Street
PO Box 216
Barnum, MN 55707-0216
(218) 389-6737