2017 Fair Dates: Wednesday, July 19th - Saturday, July 22nd

General Information

The Main Exhibit Building (large yellow building on the south side of the grounds, next to the Midway) will be home to the 4-H Exhibits, Open Class Exhibits, and the Commercial Exhibitors.

The Satellite Building will house the 4-H Poultry and Rabbit Exhibits as well as the Show Arena Stage for the 4-H Poultry and Rabbit Show.

If you are interested in a commercial space, either indoors or outdoors, contact the Fair Office at 218-736-0272 as soon as possible, as space fills up quickly!

Exhibit Hours

There are many exhibits to experience at the Fair. All exhibit buildings are open from 11 am-9 pm (11 am-8 pm on Saturday).

The West Otter Tail County Fair has many commercial exhibitors as well as educational exhibits in the DNR Wildlife Building, the Children’s Barnyard, 4-H Livestock Exhibits, Open Class, and 4-H Exhibits.

If you would like to be a commercial exhibitor at the West Otter Tail County Fair, contact the Fair Office at 218-736-0272 or download contracts, and submit.

Camping Information

Camping is permitted on the Fair Grounds during the fair. Reservations will be accepted at the Fair Office beginning at 8:00 am, Monday, June 26, 2017. 


Cost: 4-Day Stay
$120 for 30 amp electric service (camper with slide out)
$90 for 30 amp electric service
$60 for space with 15 amp or no electric service

Camper Contract
Questions, call the Fair Office at 218-736-0272.

Food Vendor Information

Hansen’s Amusement Foods serves up their famous Foot Long Hot Dogs and Corn Dogs, Fry Bread Tacos, Homemade lemonade, snow cones, mini donuts and many other “fair” foods. To check out their website, click here.

Be sure to stop by the 4-H Food Stand for their daily special (see specials here), or the 4-H Shake Shed, and support West Otter Tail County 4-H.

Board of Directors

Mike Holstrom, Battle Lake President
John Sethre, Fergus Falls Vice President
Mark Johnson, Underwood Treasurer
Dennis Schmidt, Battle Lake Director
John Brooberg, Fergus Falls Director
Bob Thormodson, Dalton Director
Paul Bakken, Pelican Rapids Director
Al Lundquist, Battle Lake Director
Marie Tysdal, Fergus Falls Director
Kris Svingen, Fergus Falls Director
LaVonne Beckler, Fergus Falls Director
Gail Maahs, Underwood Secretary to the Board