Due to this change, you must come during designated check-in times or make special arrangements with the barn superintendent. Please note that general exhibit judging also takes place on Tuesday, July 16th, so families need to make sure they plan accordingly.

Fair Camping Information

NOTE: Electrical Sites are filled with medical needs first!



PARKING PERMIT: NONE Included with Camping - May purchase TWO permits maximum per family.

CHILD WEEKLY PASSES: 4-H members showing receive ONE free weekly pass from 4H office.

GENERATORS will be allowed in the camping areas. GENERATORS MUST BE SHUT OFF BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 11 P.M. AND 7 A.M.

Camping Fee $100.00
Parking Permit $25.00
Weekly Pass Age 7+ $20.00
Electrical $100.00
Dead Trailer Permit $-

Please complete form and make checks payable to:


and mail to:

PO Box 313, Cambridge, MN 55008

If you would like your permits and/or passes mailed to you, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

To ensure timely delivery, mail requests will not be honored after July 6th.

2024 Animal Check-In

Tuesday, July 16 - 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

12-9 p.m. Poultry & Swine check-in
5-8 p.m. Rabbit Check-in
Other animal projects: CONTACT YOUR PROJECT LEADER(S) for check-in times!

Wednesday, July 17 - 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Poultry & Swine check-in
Rabbit Check-in
Horse check-in
8-10 a.m. All goats must be checked in by 10 a.m.
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sheep Check-in
Other animal projects: CONTACT YOUR PROJECT LEADER(S) for check-in times!

2023 Animal Check-In

2024 4-H Fair Schedule

Saturday, April 20

9 a.m.-12 p.m. 4-H Food Revue Judging Isanti County Community Center

Tuesday, July 2

6:30 p.m. Horse Barn Cleanup Isanti County Fairgrounds

Tuesday, July 9

2:00 - 7:00 p.m. 4-H Fashion Revue Judging Sunrise Bible Church, North Branch, MN

Tuesday, July 16 - 4-H General Exhibit Entry Day and Animal Check-In

8 a.m.-9 p.m.
8 a.m.-9 p.m. 4-H animal check-in (PLEASE SEE DETAILS ABOVE) 4-H animal check-in (PLEASE SEE DETAILS ABOVE)
12 p.m. - 9 p.m. Poultry Interviews
1:00-7:00 p.m. 4-H General Exhibit judging
5:00-8:00 p.m. Rabbit Interviews
6:00 p.m. Beef barn set up
7:00 p.m. Dairy barn set up & interviews

Wednesday, July 17th - Military Day

8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 4-H animal project check-in (PLEASE SEE DETAILS ABOVE)
8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Horse Interviews, Rabbit interviews
1 p.m. - 7 p.m. 4-H animal project member interviews (poultry & rabbit in barns)
1:00 p.m. 4-H Pet Show Kennel Club Shelter
2:00 p.m. All Species Costume Class - Horse/Cattle at the West Show Arena and Goat, Poultry, Rabbits, Sheep, Swine at the East Show Arena
3:00 p.m. Drill Team Performance (after managerial meeting)
4:15 p.m. 4-H Dairy Goat Show East Show Arena
4:30 p.m. 4-H MANDATORY horse meeting Horse Arena
8 p.m.-9 p.m. Cattle check-in/market beef weigh-in West Show Arena

Thursday, July 18 - Seniors Day

8:00 a.m. 4-H Pleasure Horse Show - Beginning with horse showmanship and miniature horse showmanship Horse Arena
8:00 a.m. 4-H swine weigh-in & interviews. Swine interviews will be held in front of the swine building after weigh-in
8:30 a.m. 4-H Poultry Show East Show Arena
10:00 a.m. 4-H Sheep & goat weigh-in & interviews - immediately following swine weigh-in Sheep Barn
12:30 p.m. Drill Team Performance (after English/during lunch break) Horse Arena
1:00 p.m. 4-H Performing Arts Judging 4-H Building Stage
2:00 p.m. 4-H Beef Interviews West Show Arena
3:00 p.m. 4-H Horse Training Horse Arena (following the horse pleasure show)
6:00 p.m. 4-H Swine Show East Show Arena

Friday, July 19 - Kids Day

7:00 a.m. 4-H Games Horse Show Horse Arena
8:00 a.m. 4-H Sheep Show (Includes Lamb Lead & Wool Show) East Show Arena
11:00 a.m. 4-H Rabbit Show East Show Arena
11:30 a.m. Open Class Beef Show West Show Arena
12:30 p.m. 4-H Drill Team Performance (after games show) Horse Arena
1:00 p.m. 4-H Miniature Horse Show Horse Arena
1:00 p.m. 4-H Demonstration Judging 4-H Building Stage
3:00 p.m. 4-H Market Goat Show East Show Arena
6:00 p.m. Open Class Swine Show East Show Arena
7:00 p.m. 4-H Fashion Revue Show 4-H Building Stage

Saturday, July 20 - 4-H Day

9:00 a.m. 4-H Beef Show West Show Arena
9:00 a.m. 4-H Challenged Riders Horse Arena
11:30 a.m. 4-H Dairy Show - immediately following the Beef Show West Show Arena
12:00 p.m. 4-H auction animals selected - scripts due in the 4-H Building Office (NO exceptions) 4-H Building Office
1:00 p.m. Open Class Sheep Show East Show Arena
2:00 p.m. 4-H State Fair and 4-H State Horse Show Trips Acceptance Deadline 4-H Building Office
5:00 p.m. 4-H Premium Ribbon Auction East Show Arena

Sunday, July 21 - Family Day

9:00 a.m. 4-H State Fair Meeting East Show Arena
11:00 a.m. Parade of Champions (Horse and Mini Horse) Horse Arena
12:00 p.m. Gymkhana Horse Arena
2:00 p.m. 4-H Round Robin Showmanship West then East Show Arenas
6:00 p.m. 4-H Exhibits released / Animals released Please do not remove your exhibit before this time! If you remove them before this time you will not receive your premium payments.

*Gymkhana is an equestrian event consisting of speed pattern racing and timed games for riders on horses. These events often emphasize children's participation and may be organized by a recognized Pony Club or a 4-H club.

Saturday, August 10

9 a.m. 4-H Dog Show - Registration and check-in for exhibitors and judges is at 8:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted. Isanti County Fairgrounds