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Wright County Fair starts Wednesday, July 26
July 21, 2017

Emily Sundblad
Editorial Intern

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – The 2017 Wright County Fair is quickly approaching and will take place Wednesday, July 26 through Sunday, July 30.

Throughout the five days of celebration, check out a petting zoo, bingo, animal races, bungee jumping, and more.

There will also be exhibits of various types, including animal, general, crop, historical, commercial, 4-H, and FFA.


The grandstand at the Wright County Fair will host many events:

• Wednesday (7 p.m.) – combine demolition derby, lawn mower derby, and Power Wheels derby

• Thursday (7 p.m.) – bull riding competition

• Friday (7 p.m.) – 49th annual demolition derby

• Saturday (2 p.m.) – tractor and truck pull (mud truck show on a separate track)

• Sunday (5:30 p.m.) – second round of the demolition derby with added classes


Free entertainment will be available every night of the fair in the entertainment tent.

• DJ Music – Wednesday, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

• Mark Stone and The Dirty Country Band – Thursday, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.

• The Ukulele Club of Wright County – Friday, 4 to 6 p.m.

• Red Dot Garage – Friday, 8 p.m. to midnight

• River Canyon Band – Saturday, 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.

• Crazy Larry Band – Saturday, 8 p.m. to midnight

• Wright County Karaoke Contest – Sunday, 5 to 9 p.m.

Other events

A few other events at the Wright County Fair include a classic car and truck show, motorcycle show, kids’ pedal pull, talent show, and diaper derby.

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