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 2023:

January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20,

July 18, August 15, September 19, October 17,

November 21 and December 19.

The March monthly meeting, will be held starting at 6:00pm, instead of the normal start time of 7pm.
Posted to website on 3/10/2023 at 4:42pm

The Ag Society meets annually, before the start of the monthly meeting in November. Details for the meeting are in the link below. 
BCAS 2022 Annual Meeting Notice

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.

Want to stay up to date on Benton County Agricultural Society’s meetings?
Below is scanned in copies of past approved meeting minutes,
starting back in January 2021 and current.
Keep checking back here, as we will continue to add minutes from each month.

BCAS 2021 Meeting Minutes


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.