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About us

The Polk County Fair has been entertaining family's for over 110 years. There have been many famous and interesting people and animals at the fair.

We plan to provide you the best experience that you can have at the fair and make your visit a pleasant experience.





Board of Directors

President - Danny Grunhovd
Vice President - Jerry Erickson
Secretary - Michael Moore
Ass't Secretary - Dan Skanson (Contact for Free Stage)
Treasurer - Brian Nephew

Directors (Red Shirts)

Donna Rae Carlson (Contact for open class entry)
Michelle Cote (Contact for commercial space)
Dale "Bumpy Erickson
Jackie Erickson
David Johnstad
Brian Lindberg
Tim Olson
Paul Reese
Steve Taylor
John Thomforde
Al Olson
Bob Norland
Sarah Reese

Superintendents (Blue Shirts)

Yvonne Berhow
Charlotte Borseth
Janis Cheeseman
DeAnn Donarski
Cindy Engelstad
Colleen Engman
Jerry Erickson
Peggy Erickson
Mary Fouassier-Flaig
Julie Harstad
Sara Iverson
Sharon Lenz
Judy Mosher
Kathy Netland
Verna Norland
Joni Page
Elaine Ricard
Linda Raaen
Ginny Strem
Dave Swenson
Steve Taylor
John Thomforde
Carolyn Troite
Reid Wahlin
Gay Webster
Carrie Wehlin


The Polk County Fairground is located east of Highway 32 in Fertile. The North Entrace is located 2 blocks east on Jefferson Ave. and the south entrace is 3 blocks east on Polk county Rd. #1 (Garfield Ave.).





South Entrance

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North Entrance

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Rental Space Available

Seasonal storage - Boats, campers, cars, and etc.
Seasonal storage (Oct - Apr) - Contact Jerry Erickson 218-945-6118

Summer Building Rental - Wedding receptions, auctions, reunion and more.
Summer building rental - Contact Dan Grunhovd 218-945-6266

Polk County Fair regulations

Rules and Regulations

Health Regulations

Polk County 4th of July Parade

Parade Registration Form

Demo Derby

Rules and Regulations for Fertile Fair Super Demo

Parental Consent Form


Tickets for sale at

Welcome to the Polk County Fair