Tama County, Iowa

Tama County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Tama County Fair 2019


The 2019 Tama County Fair will be in Gladbrook, Iowa, Monday, July 15, 2018 through Saturday, July 20, 2019.

Tama County youth from 4-H club organizations and FFA chapters will display exhibits & animals daily.  Events include fair queen selection on Tuesday, fashion show on Wednesday, Pee Wee Wranglers on Friday, and Fun Night on Saturday.  Each day is full of kids’ crafts, activities, and time to tour the exhibit buildings.  There will be Master Gardners giving presentations and having fun activities for the kids, the Iowa Corn Trailer, and story hour by the Gladbrook Library.  The Tama County Conservation Board will be bring some scaly, slithery, and slimy friends to meet.  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