The Benton County Fair is my favorite event of the year in central Minnesota. I'm a central Minnesota girl born and raised. Every year since I can remember, I've gone to the fair.

Tuesday, July 31

  • You can catch 4-H demonstrations at he cottonwood stage at 10 a.m. The beer garden starts at noon and is open until midnight
  • You can catch Steve Russell, comic Juggler Variety Show on the Cottonwood Stage at noon, 2 p.m. and again at 4 p.m.
  • Slew Foot Family Band will be performing on the Cottonwood Stage at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
  • Bingo starts at 5 p.m. in the Lions Building and goes until 11 p.m.
  • The Midway opens up at 5 p.m. and goes until 11 p.m
  • Pandemic is performing on the Beer Garden Stage from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • The St. Cloud Music Academy has a performance on the Cottonwood Stage at 7 p.m.
  • Motocross hits the Grandstand at 7 p.m.
  • You can watch 'How To Train Your Dragon 2' at 8 p.m. in the FFA Barnyard.
  • Legends In Rock Concert will be on the Beer Garden Stage from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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