Motocross & More​

Ride Ticket & Event Prices 

2021 Mega Ride Passes

Unlimited - $50  | Daily - $20​
On sale at local stores starting July 1st, 2021.

​Available to purchase in advance until Thursday, July 15th at noon. ​Available at Cenex Travel Plaza, Cenex (Goodridge), Pennington Square, Pennington Main, Kruse-In (St. Hilaire), East Side Tesoro, Hugo's, Erl's Market, Petro Pumper, Eagle Square (Red Lake Falls).​

Carnival Hours

Wednesday, July 14th: 5 pm - 11pm

Thursday, July 15th and Friday, July 16th: 3pm - 11pm

Saturday, July 17th and Sunday, July 18th: 1pm - 11pm

2021 Single Event Passes
Available on sale at the Grandstand ticket booth on the day of the event only. 

EventAdults12 and under
Rock Gods
Baja Racing$20$10
Demo Derby

2021 Fairgrounds Parking Passes
Season - $6  |  Daily - $3

Tri-Valley Bus FREE Bus Route To The Fair
Bus stops include: Floyd B. Olson Park, The Heritage Center, Wal-Mart, Tractor Supply, Hugo's and the front door of the Huck Olson Arena

Wednesday and Thursday:

4 pm - 11 pm
Friday and Saturday: 

1 pm - 12 Midnight

1 pm - 11 pm

The buses will run every hour

Bigger and better than ever and 119 years old, the fair takes place July 14-18, 2021. Todd Armstrong shows on the midway, outdoor rock concert, demo derby, bingo, raffle and free bandshell entertainment. All events subject to change.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday the Grandstand will feature Motocross Racing, Baja Racing and a Demo Derby! See all the Grandstand Events

The Rock Gods are a Tribute to Rock and Roll's Most Iconic Stars! With a one of a kind show, the Rock Gods provide an authentic salute to Rock and Roll. More about the show



Pennington County Fairgrounds
524 Barzen Avenue
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

2021 Pennington County Fair


2021 Pennington County Fair Parade starts at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, July 14th. Register to be in the parade

Featured Events



  • Outstanding commitment to community service since reaching the age of 65 but must be 70 by June 11, 2021
  • Pennington County resident
  • Nominee must currently do a volunteer activity that is unpaid and demonstrates commitment to their local community

Nominations are being accepted for Pennington county senior citizens 70 years and older who volunteer in our community. 

We are looking for that outgoing and involved senior citizen (one male and one female) to represent Pennington County. Do you know of anyone? Stop and take a moment to nominate them and acknowledge everything they do for our community! The selected nominees will appear in the parade and be recognized in the Pennington County Fair.

Please call, text or email a nominee to:

  • Anita at (701) 261-1811 or
  • Georgette (218) 416-2405 or
  • Sally at (218) 689-1069 or

For EACH NOMINATION, you will be entered in a drawing for a set of grandstand event passes. A pass will be given for both male and female categories. 

Nominations Due By June 11th, 2021