NOW: 8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand openSOON: 10am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal entry and check-inSOON: 10:30am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal Show (following Cat Show)SOON: 11am - HARNESS RACING


Meet Our 2017 Queen!

Shay Stephen, 2017 Great Jones County Fair Queen!

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Carnival Ride Wristbands

Pre-sale of the Carnival Ride Wristband Vouchers are available for $20 at the Fair Office & Jones County Banks until Tuesday July 18 at 4pm. Wristbands are available at the Carnival. The wristbands can be used on one of the days & times listed below:
Tue. – Sat. from 6 to 11 pm
Wed. – Sun. from 1 to 6 pm.


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Today's Schedule

Thursday July 20th

8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand open8:30am - 4-H/FFA Cat entry and check-in8:30am - 4-H/FFA Swine Show9am - 4-H/FFA Cat Show10am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal entry and check-in10:30am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal Show (following Cat Show)11am - HARNESS RACING11:30am-7:30pm - Open Class Exhibit Hall open11:30am-8:30pm - Commercial Exhibit Hall open1pm - Ohnward Bank & Trust Watermelon Feed1pm-5pm - Kids' Zone Open1pm-6pm - Carnival Ride Special2pm-4pm - 4-H/FFA Poultry entry and check-in3pm-4pm - Dances with Scissors - Free Stage4pm - Chrome Classic (weather permitting)4pm-5pm - Renegade Cloggers - Free Stage5pm-6pm - Natascha Myers - Free Stage6pm-11pm - Carnival Ride Special8pm - Farm Bureau Financial Services Amphitheater - 7G Distributing presents - NICKELBACK and special guest DAUGHTRY11pm - Following Show - Fireworks Extravaganza

July 20 Thur
Buy Now Track (SRO): $58
Amp/Bleachers: $43
July 21 Fri
Buy Now Track (SRO): $49
Amp/Bleachers: $39
July 22 Sat
Buy Now Track (SRO): $55
Amp/Bleachers: $45
July 23 Sun
Buy Now Track (Seated): $30
Amp: $20

Nickelback w/ Daughtry

Thursday July 20 2017!

Nickelback Image #1 Daughtry Image #1 Another year and another great night of ROCK lined up for the 2017 Great Jones County Fair!
NICKELBACK emerged from Canada in the late 90's and has been rocking the world ever since. Led by vocalist Chad Kroeger and prizing a blend of gruff vocals and distorted guitars Nickelback is bringing great music and a great show to your Great Jones County Fair.
DAUGHTRY will be joining Nickelback as their special guests. In the course of only five years, Chris Daughtry has had more than his share of career highlights. He's bringing a list of hits and a powerful live show to the Great Jones County Fair and it's going to be one amazing night!
Start gearing up now for Nickelback with Daughtry on Thursday at the 2017 Great Jones County Fair!

Ticket Information
     Track (SRO): $58
     Amp/Bleachers: $43

ON SALE:
NOW!

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Thomas Rhett w/ Big & Rich

Friday July 21 2017!

Thomas Rhett Image #1 Big & Rich Image #2 Thomas Rhett and his blend of slick, contemporary country mixed with some rowdy good-time rock n' roll is coming to the 2017 Great Jones County Fair!
Thomas Rhett, raised on a steady diet of Merle Haggard, Hank Williams, Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones has quickly become a star in country music. With hit songs all over country music charts you can count on a great Friday night country show at the 2017 Great Jones County Fair!
Big & Rich, America's Technicolor cowboys, brothers-in-arms in service to the creed that great music has no boundaries! Yup, they're coming to get the party amped up before Thomas. You won't want to miss this!

Start getting your boots ready for Friday night party at the 2017 Great Jones County Fair!

Ticket Information
     Track (SRO): $49
     Amp/Bleachers: $39

ON SALE:
NOW!

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Keith Urban w/ Frankie Ballard

Saturday July 22 2017!

Keith Urban Image #1 Frankie Ballard Image #1 Keith Urban and the 2017 Great Jones County Fair, a match made in heaven (of course, Iowa)! Keith Urban is back again and you can count on a show like no other. Multiple Grammy awards, countless number 1's, and some of the hottest new music, Keith is a country artist like no other and he's bringing his show back to the Great Jones County Fair on Saturday night, July 22. Don't miss this one!

Frankie Ballard The best music is about connection, that place where words and music allow an artist's reality to fire real emotion in listeners. And it's just that connection that has been at the heart of Frankie Ballard's rise as an artist. Don't miss Frankie, special guest of Keith, getting the Saturday night started!
With Keith and Frankie you can count on an incredible Saturday night at the 2017 Great Jones County Fair that you'll talk about for years to come!

Ticket Information
     Track (SRO): $55
     Amp/Bleachers: $45

ON SALE:
NOW!

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Mercy Me with special guest Crowder

Sunday July 23 @ 7:00pm

Mercy Me Image #1 Crowder Image #1 Another year and another incredible night of worship for this year's for the Great Jones County Fair!
One of the top Christian groups of all time will grace the stage and you're guaranteed on a great show when MERCY ME is on stage!

CROWDER will be joining Mercy Me as their special guest this year! When it comes to fun and worshipful concert experiences, few acts come close to the inspiring live shows of alternative Christian rock favorite Crowder. David Crowder has been treating audiences to his spiritual blend of indie, bluegrass, folk, and electronica for nearly two decades and always leaves audiences in awe on his unforgettable tours.

Ticket Information:
     Track (Will Be Seated): $30
     Amphitheater: $20

ON SALE:
NOW!

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Today's Host

7G Distributing

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Standing Room Only
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Many of our concerts are "standing room only" general admission on the track. Click on the chart above to see views of the stage from many different seating sections.

Christian Night
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The Sunday night Christian concert WILL HAVE "seating on the track", with a section, row, & seat number on each ticket. Click on the chart above to see views of the stage from many different seating sections.

Hillside Free Grass Policies

• Blankets or tarps allowed on grass beginning at 8 am

• Tarp size Maximum allowed is 8 by 8 feet

• No taping tarps together

• Remove all trash & items when leaving

Free Fair Parking

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3rd and Diamond Drive
Monticello, IA. 52310



Gate Admission

Daily Gate Admission: $10
Season Gate Admission: $33

Gate admission can be purchased at the gates. Before the fair season gate admission can be purchased at the fair office or the banks of Jones County. During the fair season gate admissions can be purchased at the gates. Gate admission is not included in the cost of an event ticket. Children 10 years of age and under get free gate admission.


Gate Policies

• Bags Subject to Search

• No Coolers Allowed

• No Pets Allowed on Grounds


Handicapped Seating

Call the Fair Office at 319-465-3275 for Information and Availability of Handicapped seating.

Contact Us:

Fair Week Office Hours:
8AM-8PM (Wed-Sat)
8AM-7PM (Sunday)
Phone: 319-465-3275
Fax: 319-465-6726
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