The Free Press, Mankato, MN


August 5, 2010

Closeup: Nicollet County Fair to include magic show, demo derby

ST PETER — The Nicollet County Fair will kick off Wednesday and run through Aug. 15 at the Nicollet County Fairgrounds.

Free sandwiches will be offered on the opening night of the fair, courtesy of the Nicollet County Fair Board of Directors and Minnesota Magic Amusement.

This year’s entertainment will include the truck and tractor pull Aug. 12, the demo derby Aug. 13-14, and the compact car races Aug. 15. Minnesota Magic Amusements will also be on the grounds.

Other entertainment will include: live music by the Nessel Band and Willie Pelton; the Pfeffer tournament; Vikings Cheerleaders; the midway rides; and myriad food vendors.

If You Go


Nicollet County Fair


Wednesday, Aug. 11, through Sunday, Aug. 15

Opens 8 a.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Aug. 14; and opens 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 15


Nicollet County Fairgrounds in St. Peter

For more information, including times and ticket information for specific events, visit

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