***ALL CAMPING SPACES HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR THE 2017 FAIR.***
CAMPER & TRAILER SPACE RESERVATION OPENS MONDAY, JULY 17TH AT 8AM IN THE FAIR OFFICE.
This information is taken from page 4 of the Premium Book:
TRAILERS: (if you have a
camping space – see trailer parking info included under Camping)
All livestock trailers must
be parked in the designated parking area and must be registered with a number
from the fair office. Trailer spaces are
limited to the first
registered trailers. Only one trailer per exhibitor/family. Trailer spaces are 15’x40’. Registration
opens in the fair office on Monday, July 17
th at 8:00 am.
If your trailer is empty
and not storing feed or supplies, please take the trailer home to free up
Trucks & trailers that
are NOT staying on the grounds may be parked in the NE corner of the lot on
Wednesday, but must be removed by Thursday morning at 9:00am. See map for details. Overflow parking will be available on the
West side of Market Street beginning Sunday afternoon for those coming on
Sunday for load out.
It is important that
your trailer drivers understand the traffic flow in order to avoid congestion:
During load in on Wednesday/load
out on Sunday, use the Market Street gate for all trailer traffic. Keep to the right and circle in a
counter-clockwise rotation, exiting out the Market Street gate when
unloaded/loaded. See map on the fair
website or the fair office for reference.
Do not park in a way that
will block the flow of traffic or access to vehicles or trailers. If possible, lead your animals to/from your
parked trailer to help avoid congestion along livestock buildings and the
Do not park in the lot to
unload unless you have a designated spot.
Even for a quick drop off, it can throw off the parking layout and
create a lot of confusion.
After 8pm on Sunday,
trailer parking spaces are no longer reserved and become general parking.
Camping on the grounds is
limited to livestock exhibitors and fair board members. Campers must be parked along the East or
Southeast fence line of the fairgrounds according to the camper and trailer
parking map. All campers must be pre-registered
in the fair office by the Wednesday prior to the start of the fair. Camping space is limited to the first 40
Registration opens in the fair office on Monday,
th at 8:00 am.
A camping fee of
$40.00/camper and a signed agreement is needed to reserve a space. No water
or electrical hookups are available.
Camping spaces are 25’x40’.
Campers must provide their own personal
quiet generator to fulfill any power needs. The McLeod County Agricultural Association is
not liable for any accidents and assumes no liability with incidents associated
with campers or any individuals involved.
If you have a camping space
and are parking a livestock trailer on-site, your trailer must fit within your
25’x40’ space with your camper. Your
camper and trailer tags will have a matching number for identification.
The Minnesota Department of
Health has requested that a
separation distance of 7 feet
be maintained between the sides of adjacent
recreational camping vehicles.
Therefore, each camper must
3.5 feet away from the dividing lines on each side of your 25’ wide space
. This includes steps and slide outs. A trailer parked along-side your camper is
not included in the 7’ distance, but must stay within the lines of your space
to allow neighboring camper doors to open, etc.