It's the week you've been waiting for -- the week when corn dogs, rides, entertainment and more come to your own backyard. It's time for the Benton County Fair in Sauk Rapids. Here's your 98.1 insider guide to this week's extravaganza.

From the ATV Big Air Tour to the demolition derby and motocross, to the truck & tractor pulls and live music-- there is truly something for everyone.


2017 Fair Dates & Hours

  • TUE 8/1:  8:30 AM to 11 PM (Midway 5p-11p)
  • WED 8/2:  8 AM to Midnight (Midway 5p-Mid)
  • THU 8/3:  8 AM to Midnight (Midway 5p-Mid)
  • FRI 8/4:  9 AM to Midnight (Midway 1p-Mid)
  • SAT 8/5:  8 AM to Midnight (Midway 12p-Mid)
  • SUN 8/6:  10 AM to 5 PM (Midway 12p-5p)

2017 Benton County Fair Entertainment

Ok, so there's crazy rides, fun games, fair food, and people watching -- but what else do I need to make sure I don't miss? (Like rides, fried cheese curds, and corn dogs aren't enough.)

  • Live music (and lots of it).
  • Truck & tractor pull.
  • Talent show.
  • Demolition derby.
  • ATV Big Air Tour.
  • Motocross.
  • ...and a whole lot more.

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