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Getting Ready For The Fair


The Crow Wing County Fair is coming soon. Preparations are underway now as the fair starts on Tuesday August 1st. This year the Crow Wing County Fair is celebrating 150 years with bigger better attractions like we have never seen.

The biggest addition is the big country concert with Tracy Byrd, Wednesday, August 2nd. Midwest Country Music Performer Dariann Leigh will open the show. Dariann is a fan favorite in the Brainerd Lakes Area. B93.3 is very pleased to welcome Tracy Byrd to the Crow Wing County Fair. Tickets are currently available at the CWC Fair Website now.

The Crow Wing County Fair is now among the five largest fairs in Minnesota, with annual exhibits numbering over 6,000 and annual attendance estimated at 100,000. The fair was organized in 1884 and fairs were held in Brainerd, Pequot Lakes and Crosby before permanently locating in Brainerd in 1937. The 1899 fair was held at grounds owned by M. K. Swartz located just east of the 1900 block on East Oak Street. in 1938 the fair was held at the Brainerd Armory and beginning in 1939 at the Mill Avenue fairgrounds where it was held each year until moving to its present location at 2000 South 13th Street in 1962.

Keep up to date on the fair, schedules, and opportunities by following their facebook page:

Friday on the morning show Tracy Byrd joins Wild Bill Satre on the morning show. We will catch up with him and dive into some of his biggest songs.