2024 Eau Claire County Fair

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Youth Development (Cloverbuds/Exploring)
Fair Judging Sign-Up

It’s time to sign up your Cloverbuds/Explorers for their Face-to-Face judging at this year’s Eau Claire County Fair! The youth will meet one on one with a judge to talk about their entries. They bring the entries to the fair with them that day.

Youth Development judging is held in the big white building, Building E, where all the other exhibits are displayed

Judging is Thursday, July 25, from 8:30-4:30. Judging times are in 15 minute increments. You can call Andy at the Extension office (715-839-4712) to schedule a time.

Eau Claire County Fair Activities

Check out these fair-related activities!

Dairy Shack Sign-Up Genius

Older Youth Council members, alumni and friends can sign up for a Dairy Shack shift by clicking the button below OR with the QR Code below.

Silent Auction for the Fair

The Friends of the Fair are still in search of Silent Auction donations for the silent auction at the fair.  These could be gift certificates, themed baskets, craft items, or anything that can be auctioned off.  Please contact Maria Paulus 715-589-1649 or Jenny Zimmerman 715-586-0015 to get your item on the list and arrange drop off.

Fair Booths

This is the last call for exhibitor clubs, chapters, and groups to sign-up for a fair booth. Email eauclairefair@gmail.com by midnight of July 19 to reserve your booth.

Booth set-up times are Monday, July 22, 12-8, and Tuesday, July 23, 8 am-noon.

Expo Building Setup

Help is needed to set up the Expo building for the fair. Setup will be on Sunday, July 21. There will be two shifts, 10 AM-noon and noon-2 PM. You can sign up to help by clicking the button below.

Fair Food Stand Shifts and Pies

We ask that each family donate a store-bought pie for the Eau Claire County 4-H Adult Leaders Fair Food Stand in the Expo building at the fair. They can be brought Monday through Saturday.

These are the assigned shifts for the food stand.

Tuesday, July 23
8 am – noon:  Pleasant Hill Go-Getters
noon – 4 pm:  Pleasant Hill Go-Getters
4 pm – 8 pm:  Pleasant Hill Go-Getters

Thursday, July 25
8 am – noon:  Pleasant Valley
noon – 4 pm:  Eau Claire Clovers
4 pm – 8 pm:  Foster Town and Country

Saturday, July 27
11 am – 2 pm:  Pleasant Valley Clovers
2 pm – 5 pm:    Pleasant Valley Clovers
5 pm – 8 pm:    Pleasant Valley Clovers

Members of other clubs can help these clubs cover their shifts.  Please contact Wendy Duerkop at 715-579-0006 if your club is not listed above and you would like to help work the food stand during one of these shifts.  Proceeds from these shifts will go to the Eau Claire County 4-H Adult Leaders to support county 4-H programming and scholarships for educational experiences.

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Fair Olympics

The Fair Olympics, hosted by Older Youth Council, is on Wednesday, July 24, at 6:00 p.m. in the Horse Arena.
Come one, come all to play our famous Fair Olympics fair games to launch our 100th Eau Claire County Fair. The club with the most participants will win a pizza party. All participants will receive a prize!

Fair Acitvity table Sign-Up

Sign up for helping with Activity Tables on July 26 from 9:30am-12:30pm or 12:30pm-3:30pm.  We need your help to have fun, hands-on activities to share with visitors to the fair.  This is a great chance to practice being a youth leader.

Activities include boat races, butter making, cookie decorating, Legos, rubber band catapults and more!

Send Rachel an e-mail if you are interested. rachel.hartbrinson@wisc.edu

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FAIRly Fun Games

This year’s FAIRly Fun Games, will be held on the final day of the fair, Sunday, July 28, at noon at the Tribute Garden.

Sunday, July 28, 12:00 noon. Meet at the Tribute Garden.

After the Fair Pool Party

The After the Fair Pool Party will be held on Wednesday, July 31 at 7:00 p.m. at Wakanda Waterpark in Menomonie. This event is open to all 4-Hers and prospective 4-H members. Folks should bring friends who might be interested in joining 4-H!

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Friends of the Fair Meeting

All are invited to the Friends of the Fair meeting on Tuesday, August 20 at 6:30, at the Pleasant Valley Community Center. The raffle drawing will be held at 6:30 and the meeting will follow.

There will be discussion of changes to fair leadership structure and bylaws. Click the button below to see the 2024-2025 Bylaws.

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