Dallas County Fair

The Dallas County Fairgrounds located in Adel, IA is the home of the Dallas County Motor Speedway, a great location to hold your reception or other event, Camp, attend a horse show or rodeo and most of all the home of our great Dallas County Fair.

Interested in Joe Diffie tickets for the 2019 Dallas County Fair on Friday, July 12th? You can buy them starting TOMORROW at 10am OR you could consider being a sponsor and get the tickets included with your sponsorship packet! Sponsorship packet details below. Email us at dallascountyfairgrounds@gmail.com and a fair board member will contact you to finalize the sponsorship.

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Now that we can OFFICIALLY release the exciting news.... Country singer JOE DIFFIE will be LIVE IN CONCERT at the Dallas County Fair Friday July 12th!

**Tickets will go on sale Friday March 15th at 10am! Purchase link: https://www.etix.com/ticket/online/venueSearch.jsp?venue_id=14662. General admission tickets are $25 each. Kids 5 and under are FREE and will not require a ticket. **

Gates will open at 6:00pm
Show will start at 8:00pm


It’s back! 2nd annual sand volleyball tournament! Get registered today! 🏐
When: Saturday July 13th, 2019 @ Registration @ 8:30am Games start at 9:00am.
Where: Dallas County Fairgrounds inside the rodeo arena

*$60 per team
*Only taking 20 teams!
*Must be 18 years old to play!
*NO outside coolers allowed.
*Shirts available by Red Gate Customs.
See the link for more details! Come out and have a good time!


2018 Top 5 Winners

[11/16/18]   Drivers and fans don’t forget tomorrow night is the banquet/post race party. Drivers receiving awards hope to see you all. Also you don’t have to be receiving an award to show up. Let’s all get together and have fun! 5:00 social hour.

[11/15/18]   2019 Dallas County Speedway Race Schedule!

May 19, 1:00 pm - Sunday
Jun 8, 6:30pm
Jun 22, 6:30pm
July 13, 6:30pm - County Fair
Aug 10, 6:30pm - Sweet Corn Festival
Aug 24, 6:30pm
Sept 21, 6:30pm - Last Points Race
Sept 22, 1:00pm - Sunday, Season Finale

HOT LAPS: Start 30 minutes before race start time. No hot laps for County Fair race, July 13.

PAYOUTS: Feature winners at County Fair race will receive an extra $100. For all races, payout amounts subject to change if 5 or fewer cars participate.

All questions should be directed to Nick Gross, at 641-757-9392. Nick will also make all final decisions.

Photo Credit: Kaiti Culp

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

[09/16/18]   Another season of racing has come to an end at the Dallas County Speedway. Want to thank all the drivers, fans, EMS, police, and staff that helped and supported us this year. We couldn’t do it without you all.

Race banquet will be held November 17.
Stay tune for more information

[09/12/18]   Congratulations to our 2018 points champions.
And thank you to everyone for your support and dedication to the Dallas county speedway. See y’all this weekend.

2018 Season Race Points:

Jason Collins / Clay Collins - #75 680
James Tarter / Brianna Brickman - #2B 675
Carsen Carpenter / Chad Rigby - #53 660
Scott Williamsen / Brian Williamsen - #84 515
Rob Niblo / Kristen Niblo - #NO1 500
Chase Collins / Doug Northway - #99 450
Chris Mitchell / Austin West - #89 400
Charles Belew / Jeff Culp - #42 325
Collin Gross / Kyle Gibbons - #7G 205
Johnnie Croy / Dustin Reiland / Cody Blackman - #17 200
Jeromy Keylon / Steve Laird - #88 160
Casey Mckasson - #5 85
Bradley Byers - #55 70
Ben Larson - #508 60
Monty Miller / Eugene Larue - #88 55
Brent Bardwell / Ashton Hartwig - #32 50
AJ Nelson / Nate Benge - #5 30
LeRoy Kline / Andy Kline - #22 25

Justin Zika - #69U 745
Matt Pool - #14 670
Autumn Turner - #17Z 495
Ron Lipovac - #32R 375
Austin Shepherd - #3M 360
Jeriray Croy - #3R 350
Wes Millang - #37 345
John Millang - #33 340
Dalton Hawbaker - #118 260
Abbie Turner - #16A 260
Brandon Williamson - #89 240
Dillon Scott - #10/BJ/27 225
Joe Mastin - #99 205
Race Brant - #74Z 180
Austin Mallroy - #12 180
Scott Petterson - #1P 175
Brandon Hinners - #5H 145
Brent Petterson - #2P 140
Mitchell Bunch - #83B 115
Mckenize Carra - #0Z 100
Tyler Haring - #5 95
Mark AeSchliner - #168 85
Cody Widerin - #80X 85
Cody Cleghorn - #21ZC 75
Bruce Hower - #88 70
RJ Jones - #2J 55
Stefanie Carra - #27 55
Eddie Wilson III - #3M 50
Cody Claylor - #78 50
Johnie Croy - #000J 50
Brett Wolfe - #14 40
Casen Keller - #71 40
Rory Sheperd - #630 35
Ethan Thompson - #4 35
Zack Spoestra - #84S 35
Aaron Holmes - #3 35
Terry Hurley - #47 30
Mychal Gorham - #612 30
Chris Hogan - #4 25
Steve Fenton - #16 25
James Moss - #84M 25
Eric Alexander - #22 25

Leonard Loftus - #2L 760
Curt Reed - #4C 625
Jason Collins - #70 545
Mike Frogge - #22F 485
Brandon Long - #06B 455
Travis Fenton - #10 435
Clay Collins - #11 380
David Kimmel - #33K 340
Bobby Culp - #42D 255
Cory Adams - #27C 250
David Castellano - #711 230
Cody Reed - #04 155
Cordell Hestness - #4G 125
David Castelleno - #711 100
Chris Mitchell - #89 90
James Hawxby - #11H 85
Dylan Nelson - #13N 80
Lee Friedel - #5N1 75
Garrett Riedeman - #SR22 65
Phil Castellano - #24 55
Michael Edding - #32E 50
James Tarter - #2B 40
Kyle Gibbons - #7G 30
Richard Pahlka Jr - #76 30
Johnnie Croy - #98C 30
Tyler Friman - #99 30
Matthew Sorenson - #J7 25
Larry Routh Jr - #9W 25
Josh Fredricksen - #17J 25
Greg Gilbert - #89 25
Tonia Stevens 25
Brad Killen - #28 25
Tyrel Goatley - #X3 25
Jared Myers - #22 20

Nate Castellano - #711 720
Jordan Ford - #13J 560
Dylan Mckasson - #95 550
Demitri King - #14 435
Alyssa Mastin - #24 340
Kade Adams - #K14 180
Casen Keller - #71 165
Brent Petterson - #2P 130
Seth Stewart - #8 60
Austin Mallory - #12 50
Kristina Wilson - #27 45

David Burnell - #3 680
Randy Simms - #7 610
Casey Mckasson - #95 525
Nate Simms - #7S 410
Chris Nigon - #17X 295
Nick Runyan - #28 125
Jerrod Thompson - #76 80
Rick Roush - #7R 80
Jake Nehring - #42 65
AJ Nelson - #5 50
Andrew Hugeback - #0O 50
Coltin Runyan - #28 40
Kevin Jones - #29 40

Will Aldridge - #BAJR 690
Jerry Glass - #45 675
JR Tarter - #8T or 3T 645
Jeff Byers - #16 230
Joey Young - #72 165
Matt Jacobe - #88 130
Nic Runyan - #28 120
James Hale - #0O 75
Rick Goldsberry - #55 75
James Hale - #29 70
Coltin Runyan - #28 65
Mark Ruggle - #316 65
Joey Hughes - #72 50
Kyle Richardson - #88R 50
Daniel Jones - #29 20

Randy Simms - #7 635
Phil Watson - #77 440
Okie Fouse - #33 365
Ixchel Ochoa - #3 120
Mark VanderMeiden - #2 115
Joe Icenbice - #76 70
Sharina Ford - #8T 65

Jeff Byers - #16 710
Rick Goldsberry - #55 655
Jesse Tarter - #3T 480
Garrett Riedeman - #SR22 445
Bailey Jones - #24J 260
Michael Edding - #32E 205
Jim Von Glan - #64 205
Brad Byers - #55X 165
Mike Vandermolen - #911 135
Brian Stevens - #30 65
Jake Bruggman - #32J 60
Matt Breeden - #99 60
Billy Formaro - #4 55
Steven Linvell - #55 55
Eddie Willemsen III - #3M 45
Johnnie Croy - #98C/17 40
Jerome Kline - #OK 40
Anthony Goldsberry - #99 40
Jesse Frons - #77 35
Alan Siedelmann - #95 30

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

Flag Retiring Ceremony, Ninja Experience,  RC Car Races, Corn Hole Tournament, Bill Riley Talent Show, Truck/Tractor Pull

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

[08/09/18]   Good Luck to all of our Dallas County exhibitors at the Iowa State Fair!!

Sand Volleyball Tournament,  Cattle Show, Figure 8 Races, Corn Pit, Pony Rides, Tractors,

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett


In Memory of Lori Sheely

The Dallas County Fair has lost a couple of folks this week that are near and dear to the hearts of many at the Fair. Lori and her family have been vendors in the Sheely Shack at all races and evening grandstand events for years. She will greatly be missed by the Fairboard, volunteers, and Fairgoers. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

ryanfunerals.com Lori Sheely, age 60, of Maxwell, Iowa, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 3, 2018,…


Derry Pitsenbarger of Perry | ThePerryNews

The Dallas County Fair has lost a couple of folks this week that are near and dear to the hearts of many at the Fair. Derry Pitsenbarger was a long time past Fair Board member and still a common spectator at all 4-H and FFA livestock shows. He was a great man & will be missed by all. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

theperrynews.com NewsObituariesDerry Pitsenbarger of Perry By The Perry News - July 31, 2018 0 158 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Derry Pitsenbarger, 71, of Perry passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at his home near Perry, Iowa. Memorial services will be held Friday, Aug. 3 at 1 p.m. at the Perry Bible....

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

The Vintage and Made Fair will be back in September!

In Just 2 Months we will be having fun at the Fall Edition of Vintage & Made Fair!

September 29&30
Dallas Co. Fairgrounds, Adel, IA (15 min. west of West Des Moines)

Over 125 top-notch handmade and vintage vendors from all over the Midwest sharing their goods with you while you enjoy live music and local food trucks!

Tomorrow is the big day for the DMACC Beardown show!!!! This is where the Grand Champions from all counties in our region are invited to come together for one big showdown! Let’s wish them luck tomorrow!

Congratulations to winners from Dallas County.

Grand Champion Breeding Gilt - Levi Hick
Grand Champion Market Goat - Lexi Voss
Grand Champion Market Hog - Kaitlynn Voss
Grand Champion Breeding Doe - Lexi Voss
Grand Champion Market Lamb - Bailey Christensen
Grand Champion Breeding Ewe - Celia Kreifel
Grand Champion Breeding Beef - Grace Voss
Grand Champion Market Beef - Dylan Manning

If you have any other pictures of Grand Champions from Dallas County Fair, send then our way we’ll get them posted.

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

Photo Credit: Michelle Bennett

2018 winners in Sprout and Senior division Bill Riley Talent Search at the Dallas County Fair in Adel.

Drone photo of last nights County Fair Figure 8 Races.

Dallas County Fair Races 2018.


Dallas County Fair Schedule of Events

Today is the last day of the fair! There is still plenty going on! The dog show, Fun horse show, the RC car races, the Bill Riley Talent Show at 1:00, & bags tournament. Pork Chop Revue, The Ninja experience, America’s Country Darlin’s are all still here! Please come support the 4-H and FFA kids at the premium auction today! Tonight is the Truck and Tractor Pull at 6:00! Come on out!


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Just want to say thank you for all the sand volleyball teams that came out to place in our 1st Dallas County Fair sand volleyball tournament! Hope to see you all next year! 🏐🎡🍀

Great weather for a trip to the Fair today! Lots of great fun and entertainment to check out! The cattle show, the watermelon feed, Kids Pedal Tractor pull, cribbage tournament, Poultry show and more! Figure 8 Races are tonight followed by fireworks & live music in the entertainment plaza by an incredible band, Farm Rock!!! Also, Dallas County residents don't forget to stop by the Gazebo before 3:00 to vote in the Fair Board election.


[07/13/18]   The 4-H and FFA bunny show will be moved to 6:00pm due to the heat.

Check out Friday's schedule! Swine show starts at 8 AM! You can't miss those adorable Clover Kids showing their bottle calves and goats! Tonight is the Bulls and Barrels with the Jason Earl band to follow! Come out and see all the great entertainment all day long!
Remember, Free grounds admission every day. Entry to evening grandstand events is $10 for adults, $7 for youth 6-12!!!

It's Kids Day at the Dallas County Fair!!!!! We are kicking it off with a big day of awesome entertainment!!!!! Check out Pork Chop Revue, Herb the hypnotist, The Ninja Experience, the carnival, INFLATABLES, and more!!!!
Tonight, we plan to pack the grandstand as we watch the greatest little Cowboys and Cowgirls see how long they can hold on in the Mutton Bustin' and Junior Rodeo!!!
Free grounds admission every day, entry to evening grandstand events is $10 for adults, $7 for youth 6-12!


Dallas county fair I’ll be in town tomorrow the first one who finds me there you win a prize!! Be looking around 10am

[07/11/18]   Black Smoke will be blowing this Sunday night at the IAMO Tractor and Local Stock Pickup Pull!!!!

[07/11/18]   Fast Cars and dirt track racin' followed by fireworks this Saturday night!!! Don't miss the Figure 8 Races!

It's opening day of the 2018 Dallas County Fair!!!! Come out today and watch the horse show! Livestock Judging Contest tonight at 8:00! Check out today's schedule here or on our website!

[07/10/18]   On Friday night, July 13th come out and watch hoof flying, can chasin' cowboys and cowgirls battle it out in the sand at the 2018 Bulls & Barrels.

America's Country Darlin's will be performing on the Center Stage and strolling around the grounds!

[07/07/18]   It wouldn't be the Dallas County Fair without Mr. Nick and his crazy balloon creations!



We are so excited to see this act!!!! Pork Chop Revue is coming to town with their hilarious pigs!!!

Pork Chop Revue sneak peak video. No matter what the gig think pig. Don't miss the fun. Featuring OINK the singing pig.

Last year, The Dallas County Fair was voted Best Local Fair!! Help us keep that status by voting for us again! There is also a favorite place to camp, we’d love to win that vote too!


Did you know the "Des Moines Parent Magazine Readers Choice Awards" is in full swing? This is YOUR chance to support + vote for your local business/organization in Des Moines. There are 80 categories. No worries, you do not have to fill in all to enter, but more the better. To celebrate we are doing a giveaway:

• (1) 5 punch admission pass to the Des Moines Children's Museum
• (1) "I'm a Des Moines Parent" car decal created by Finding Iowa
• (1) $25 gift card to Hy-Vee

To enter you MUST ... follow the link to vote AND tag below a business/organization you want to win + in what category.

I will announce a winner on Friday, July 6

Vote here >> https://desmoinesparent.com/des-moines-parent-readers-choice-awards/

Note: The giveaway will end on July 6. The poll is open until July 20.


Ninja Experience Promo 2017 - Momentum Productions

We are ecstatic to bring bigger and better grounds act for your entertainment!!! The Ninja Experience Team is going to WOW you!

If you're looking for a great all age production, look no further. THE NINJA EXPERIENCE captivates audiences of all demographics bringing you one of the top ...

We hope you were lucky enough to catch a cup or some candy from these crews today! A fun day day for the Fair Board in the Minburn, Perry, Earlham, and Waukee Parades today!

[07/04/18]   Happy 4th of July!!!! Enjoy the day, your Fair Board is celebrating by attending all the local parades while promoting the Fair!

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