Food & Vendors

Commercial Booth Information

We will begin accepting reservations for booth space at the Palo Alto County Fair on June 1, 2021.

The Commercial Exhibits Building will be open on Thursday - Sunday, July 22-25, 2021.

The commercial building will also include open class exhibits.  The building will be open on Sunday.  Commercial exhibitors are to exhibit Thursday - Saturday, with Sunday being optional.

Indoor spaces are approximately 8 feet wide and each space has its own electrical outlet.  Exhibitors are responsible for bringing their own tables, chairs, fans, etc.  We will only be using the north commercial exhibits building this year.

Outdoor spaces will be allocated based on size of space needed and locations available.

The prices are the same as in the past, $35.00 for a one indoor space, $55.00 for two spaces and $75 for three.  Outdoor spaces are $45.00.  Please remit the correct amount according to the size of space you wish to have.  Make checks payable to Palo Alto County Fair and send along with the attached entry blank to:  Palo Alto County Fair, 4664 380th St, Emmetsburg, IA 50536.  Remember, we are on a first come, first served basis beginning June 1, 2021.

If you wish to be next to another exhibitor, please indicate that on the booth reservation form.  We will try to accommodate all requests, however, space is limited.

Exhibitors will be able to set up any time on Wednesday evening or on Thursday during the day.  The exhibits building will be open on Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00 pm , Friday from 12:00 noon to 8:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm. You may take down your exhibit after 7:00 pm on Saturday or you may stay Sunday, where the building will be open from 9:00 am - 12:30 pm.

Please complete the entire booth reservation form as this is used to send follow up information and provides the mailing list for next year.  If an e-mail address is provided on the booth reservation form, we will send a confirmation e-mail upon receipt of the form and will e-mail subsequent information.  The schedule of events is now online.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call 712-490-6611 or you may e-mail We look forward to having you as an exhibitor at the fair.

Food Vendors & Menus

Emmetsburg Catholic School - 11:00 - 7:00
Hamburgers, Cheeseburgers, Hot dogs (11:00 - 2:00 only)
Pizza, Chips, Pie, Ice Cream, Pop, Lemonade

Boy Scouts
Taco in a Bag, Hot Dogs, Chips,
Frozen Candy Bars, Gatorade, Water

Double M Concessions
Tenderloins, Pulled Pork, Smokehouse Wrap
Pulled Pork Nachos, Chicken Strip Basket
Fries, Cheese Curds, Onion Rings, Mac Bites
Corn Nuggets, Smoothies

Extension Council BBQ - Thursday night
Pork patties, chips, water, & ice cream

Hawkette Dance Team BBQ - Friday night
Pulled pork or pulled chicken sandwiches
potato salad, BBQ beans, chips, & lemonade

C & B Mini Donuts - Saturday

Cattlemen's BBQ - Saturday night
Ribeye sandwiches or burgers, chips, & drink

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast - Sunday morning
Pancakes, omelets, sausage, & coffee/juice

Commercial Exhibitors

Woodford Equipment

Mary Kay

Palo Alto County Democrats

Iowa Lakes Community College

Palo Alto County Extension