Welcome to the 4 County Fair Website!

The 4 County Fair is scheduled for August 4, 2023 - August 9, 2023 at the 4 County Fairgrounds in Dunlap, IA.


A sincere THANK YOU to the volunteers for their hard work and dedication in keeping this fair a success for over three generations. The 4 County Fair is primarily funded by private donations and revenue from fair activities and events. We have had tremendous support from Dunlap and surrounding communities as well as the businesses of these communities. We encourage the fair goers to support the businesses who have supported the Fair.


Your current 4 County Fair board members include Bob Buresh (President), Jeff Mordhorst (Vice President), Ashley Donscheski (Secretary), Larry Heller (Treasurer), Michelle Garside (Marketing/Publications), Gary Brock, Nate Mueller, Colton Thoreson, Jesse Donscheski, Joseph Klein, Jimmy Cogdill and Austin Schaben.

2023 Fair Schedule

Friday - August 4, 2023
Bags tournament starts at 5:30 pm
Human Foosball Tournament starts at 7:00pm - Preregistration required
Live Music
5:00pm Sweet Nothing
8:00pm high Heel
Beer Garden & Food Stand
FREE for spectators!


Saturday - August 5, 2023
Home & Garden Registration 8:00 am - 12:00pm in the Expo Building
Check & Weigh-in at 4 County Fairgrounds Livestock Barns (No Re-weighs)
Cattle 8:00 - 10:00 am (Bucket & Feeder Calves may check in day of show by 8am)
Hogs 8:00 - 10:00 am
Rabbits 8:00 - 10:00 am
Poultry 8:00 - 10:00 am
Sheep 10:00 - 11:30 am
Goats 10:00 - 11:30 am (Nursing goats may check in day of show by 8am)
Exhibitor meeting 1:00 pm (parents must also attend)
Exhibitor MUST attend the meeting to get a 4 County Fair Shirt, no exceptions.
2:00 pm - Poultry Show
6:00 pm - Farm Tractor Pull Gates open at 4:30pm, Kids pedal pull in front of the grandstands at 5:00pm.
Admission: $10 Adults and $5 Children (12 and under)
Beer Garden & Food Stand


Sunday - August 6, 2023
Home & Garden exhibits at Expo Building - Open 10:00 am-7:30 pm
11:00 am - Sheep Show
Goat Show to follow Sheep Show
Youth/Discovery Open Sheep & Goat Show to follow Goat Show
Goat Yoga to follow Sheep Shows - Register here!
3:00 pm - Mud Volleyball Tournament - Preregistration required
Beer Garden & Food Stand
FREE for spectators!


Monday - August 7 2023
Livestock Exhibitors Breakfast 7:00-9:00 am (Sponsored by Cogdill Farm Supply)
Feeder Calf weigh-in 8:00 am-8:30am.
Home & Garden exhibits at Expo Building - Open 9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am - Beef Show
Rabbit Show to follow Beef Show (Approx.. 3:00pm).
Home & Garden Exhibits Open 10:00 am-7:30 pm
6:30 pm - ATV Drags (gates open at 5pm)
Free admission for spectators!!
Beer Garden & Food Stand


Tuesday - August 8, 2023
Livestock Exhibitors Breakfast 7:00-9:00 am (Sponsored by Cogdill Farm Supply)
Home & Garden exhibits at Expo Building - Open 9:00 am-5:00 pm (Pick-up time 5:00-7:00 pm)
Swine Show 8:00 am
Discovery and Open Swine Show to follow
Pet Show 3:00pm
5:00 pm - Family Night BBQ (Free Will Offering)
6:00 pm - Bucket Bottle Calf Classic (Children 8 and under)
SHOWMAN OF SHOWMAN CLASS (Following the Bucket Bottle show)
Drawing for the 4 Wheeler!! Need not be present to win, but you must have a ticket purchased!
8:00 pm - Release Non-Sale Livestock


Wednesday - August 9, 2023
8:00am Bonus Auction at Dunlap Livestock Auction



Show Results

Printable Contact Directory

Ckick Here for a printable directory!

Online Fairbook!

See the 2023Fair Book here!

Honda Rancher 4 Wheeler!!

Raffle tickets available for a Honda Rancher 4 Wheeler will be for sale from any board member for $10 per ticket. The drawing will be held on Tuesday after the Bucket Bottle Calf Classic & Showman of all Showmen competition.

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Four County Fair Association, operating as 4 County Fair is a not for profit, 501(c)3 Organization.