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2019 Brown County Free Fair

New Ulm, MN

August 7th-11th

Welcome to the Brown County Free Fair – New Ulm, MN!

We’re gearing up for the 152nd annual Brown County Fair! Our grounds admission & parking are always FREE.

We’ve almost got the bands booked and are making the schedule for another great year. Tickets for Arch Allies in the grandstand Thursday night are now available at our ticket link. We’ve made updates to our Friday night Truck & Tractor Pull that will help keep the fun & action going.  We can’t wait to see you at the fair!

Schedule will be posted soon! Check our website for details.


Carnival Information

Amusement Attractions will be returning to the Brown County Free Fair in 2019.

Hours of operation are:

Wednesday opening at 5:00pm
Thursday opening at Noon
Friday opening at Noon
Saturday opening at 11:00am
Sunday opening at noon, and closes when the fair ends at 4:00pm.


Advanced sale carnival ride tickets will be available soon & we will announce the locations you can purchase them at.
$10 per sheet of tickets.
5 tickets per sheet good for one any sized ride each & can be used anytime the carnival is open.
Will ONLY be sold by the sheet.
These will also be available for sale at the fairgrounds in the Civic Center & office on August 5-7th.

Regular priced rides cost between $3-5 which makes advanced tickets a great deal!

We do not have a certain wristband day. We have wristband times multiple days. Wristband times will be:
Wednesday 5-9pm
Friday noon-4pm (this is also kids day)
Wristbands are $20 and can only be purchased at the carnival the day of use

Demolition Derby

The Demolition Derby is held two nights during our fair: Wednesday night at 7:00pm and Saturday night at 6:00pm. Brown County and the surrounding area has some of the best Demolition Derby drivers. They put on a spectacular show! It is our goal to run a good clean family event that adults and children can enjoy.

If you wish to participate in our Demolition Derby, you will find all of the information you need under the participate section on our website.

Tickets are only $12 per person and kids six and under are free. Our ticket booth under the Grandstand will begin selling tickets for the demo derby on Wednesday at 5:30pm and sales will start on Saturday at 4:30pm.

Tickets are available for online presale purchase! The link can be found on this section or by going to Presale tickets will be available until the grandstand ticket windows open. Wednesday presale tickets will be available to purchase online until 5:30pm that day. Saturday presale tickets will be available to purchase online until 4:30pm that day.

Don’t miss out on skipping the ticket sale line, it starts early!