WIUM Tristates Public Radio

Lee County Fair

Jason Parrott / TSPR

The oldest county fair in Iowa gets underway in Donnellson this week. Organizers say the Lee County Fair, which dates back to 1841, will offer a little something for everyone from July 11-16.

Jason Parrott / TSPR

The Lee County Fair is the oldest county fair in Iowa, dating back to the mid-1800's. Thousands of local kids have participated in a wide range of friendly competitions on the fairgrounds in Donnellson during the past 175 years, including more than 150 in 2016.

Lee County Fair Opens, Looking to Grow

Jul 10, 2014
www.facebook.com / Lee County Fair

The oldest county fair in Iowa is now underway and organizers are trying to make sure it continues for decades to come.