Welcome to The Poweshiek County Fair Upcoming Events:

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Grinnell Saddle Club Horse Shows -
Saturday - August 2, 2014
Two Day Horse Show August 30 & 31, 2014

June 26 - 29, 2014 - South Devon Junior Associaion Cattle Show

PALS Fund Raising Event - Aug. 3, 2014

State Firefighters Convention - Aug. 31, 2014

Iowa Kennel Club Dog Show - Sept. 20, 2014

July 12 & 15-21, 2014


The first county fair was held in 1854.  The current fairgrounds was constructed in 1986. The Poweshiek County Agricultural Association was organized in 1941 and renamed “fair” association in 1991.  The 9 member board oversees the day to day business of the fairgrounds along with organizing the annual Poweshiek County 4H/FFA Fair. Association membership dues are $5 per person 18 years old or older payable by September 1.  Click here to download membership form. If you are interested in becoming part of the Poweshiek County Fair Board click here to download application form.

Fair Board of Directors:
President: Jeff Criswell
Vice President: Matt James
Secretary: Charlie White
Treasurer: Shawn VanWyk
Tom Graham
Eugene May
Paula Smith
Jessica VanDyke

Ray Baker

Contact Us
Poweshiek County Fair Association
425 East St. S.
PO Box 372
Grinnell, IA 50112

Grinnell Saddle Club