Ag Society


The Benton County Agricultural Society’s Board of Directors meet the third Tuesday of each month during the year at 7:00 pm at the fairgrounds office.

Meetings for 2022:

January 18, February 15, March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21,

July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18,

November 15 and December 20.

They also attend the 6th District Annual Meeting held in Little Falls the third Monday in October and the Minnesota Federation of County Fairs Convention held in January in Bloomington, MN.

Committee meetings are scheduled as needed.

Meetings are now being held in person.

Notice of Special Meeting of the Board of Directors
Date & Time: Monday, May 9th at 7pm
Location: Benton County Fairgrounds; 1410 3rd St S Sauk Rapids MN 56379

7pm – Review and approve care taker job description

8pm-9pm Interview candidates for caretaker position
Posted to office/grounds and website; May 5th 2022

Agricultural Society Membership

Do you love the fair?

Do you have an interest in agriculture, animals, gardening or entertainment

and would like to become involved in the group that plans the fair?

Fill out a membership application and mail to: Benton County Fair, PO Box 118, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

or call the fair office at 320-253-5649 with any questions.



Fair Week Office Hours

Monday, August 1st, 2022 – 9 am to 8 pm

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 – 7:30 am to 10 pm

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 – 7:30 am to 10 pm

Thursday, August 4th, 2022 – 7:30 am to 10 pm

Friday, August 5th, 2022 – 7:30 am to 10 pm

Saturday, August 6th, 2022 – 7:30 am to 10 pm

Sunday, August 7th, 2022 – 9 am to 7 pm 

No roller blades, bikes, golf carts allowed on fairgrounds during fair week.

No pets. Only service dogs allowed.