Tama County, Iowa

Tama County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Tama County Fair 2018


The 2018 Tama County Fair will be in Gladbrook, Iowa, Monday, July 16, 2018 through Sunday, July 22, 2018.

Tama County youth from 4-H club organizations and FFA chapters will display exhibits & animals daily.  The challenge event this year is “Recycle, Rescue, Restore or Reuse”.  Events include kids’ crafts each day, fair queen selection on Tuesday, fashion show on Wednesday, watermelon feed & Pee Wee Wranglers on Friday, and Fun Night on Saturday.  For more details, go to http://www.extension.iastate.edu/tama.


2017 Tama County Fair


The 2017 Tama County Fair will be held Tuesday, July 18 through Sunday, July 23 at the Tama County Fairgrounds, 1217 – 175th Street, Gladbrook, Iowa.   Tama County youth from 4-H club organizations and FFA chapters will display exhibits and show animals.  ISU Extension -Tama County is sponsoring two new projects this year: a cookie challenge and a cucumber critter challenge.  The cookies should be made from a recipe provided by the extension office; and the cucumber critter should be decorated and be able to stand on its own.  Both projects are open to anyone in Tama County, any age.  The Tama County Fairboard is sponsoring a “repurposed from my home” challenge which dares participants to take any old item and create a functional decoration – all items will be auctioned off during the fair.  Call 641-484-2703, or visit http://www.extension.iastate.edu/tama for more details.

Tama County Fair


It’s all about the kids at the Tama County Fair.  In addition to the wide array of 4-H livestock shows and exhibits are a fashion show, bucket of junk contest, BBQ-grill cook-off contest, and fair dance.

West edge of Gladbrook, Iowa
Sponsors:  Keith & JoAnne Sash