Food & Vendors

Vendor Booth Information

The Commercial Exhibits Building will be open: 

The commercial building will also include open class exhibits. Commercial exhibitors are to exhibit Thursday - Noon on Sunday.

Indoor spaces are approximately 8 feet wide and each space has its own electrical outlet. Exhibitors will be given 1 table and 2 chairs. You are welcome to bring additional tables, fans, chairs. 

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 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, 4846 120th Street, Dolliver Iowa 50531.  

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.

Friday 11:00 to 8:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, and Sunday 10:00-4:00. Exhibits may be taken down anytime Sunday evening or Monday 10:00-12:00.

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.  

If you have any questions, please feel free to call 712 830 5734 or you may e-mail We look forward to having you as an exhibitor at the fair.

Food Vendor Information

 As a food vendor we provide you with electrical hook ups in a location close to all the action on the fairgrounds to help boost your sales.   Rates for food vendors are a simple flat fee.  The fee is $150  for food vendors.  All monies are due at the time of application.  

Set Up Hours

1:00 pm – 7:00 pm on Wednesday 

All Vendors must be set up by 11:00 am on Thursday 

Tear Down Hours

All booths must remain open until 7:00 pm on Sunday.  For safety reasons vendors will not be allowed to pull out at that time.  Vendors can pull off the grounds after 9:00 pm on Sunday or come back Monday between 10:00 am – Noon to move their trailers. 

Hours of Operation

Food Vendors can set their own hours, but we strongly recommend you are open the following hours:

Thursday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Friday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Saturday 11:00 am -10:00 pm

Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

2024 Food Vendors

Emmetsburg Catholic School

Boy Scouts

Double M Concessions and Catering

The Chuckwagon

Extension Council BBQ - Thursday night

Free Community BBQ - Friday night

Cattlemen's BBQ - Saturday night

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast - Sunday morning

2024 Vendor Exhibitors

Parallel Ag

Gunn's Goat Milk Soap