Brown County Summer Fest
• Who will be performing and where/when:
o Clubhouse schedule:
Pre-Fest concert on Sat. Aug. 8, Aberdeen Soccer presents the band Rewinder, more details to come.
Wed. Aug. 12, a DJ performing, 6pm-12am (Wed. – Sat. events presented/sponsored by Hub City Radio, Harr Motors, Revive Day Spa, Big Fellas, & Scotty’s Drive Inn)
Thu. Aug. 13, Dueling Pianos fundraising for Tony and Sharon Jones’ family who have a daughter battling cancer, $25 at the door, VIP experience available, contact Lee Keller or Wyatt Scepaniak, 8-11pm
Fri. Aug. 14, Avenger Joe performs, free admission, 9:30pm-12am
Sat. Aug. 15, Avenger Joe again, 10pm-1am (after the grandstand concert)
o Grandstand schedule:
Thu. Aug. 13, Bull Riding presented by Mosbruckers, 7-9pm tickets at Hitch’n Post $5/ages 4-12 & $20/13-Adult, $10 & $25 at gate
Fri. Aug. 14, Bull Riding again, 7-9pm
Sat. Aug. 15, Chancey Williams Band concert presented by Hub City Radio, tickets at Pit Stop locations in Aberdeen $25, or at the door $35, 8-10pm, Barstool Prophets opener at 7pm.
o Wrangler Team Roping in the Horse Arena on Thur. Aug. 13, free event, begins at 9am, ends early evening
o Centennial Village, open daily 11am, Barstool Prophets to perform on Wed. & Thu., Aug. 12 & 13 with Bad Dawg taking the stage on Fri. & Sat., Aug. 14 & 15. No charge for entertainment, food and beverages for sale.
o Midway & Machinery Row
Carnival rides Wed. – Sat. Aug. 12-15, 1pm to Midnight, tickets available online (see Facebook page) and onsite beginning Wed. at 1pm. $25/day pass or online $65/mega pass (by July 31st), 30 rides
Food Vendors: Wed. – Sat. Aug. 12-15, 25 vendors scheduled
Harr Motors car sale, over 250 cars
RDO equipment display
Product vendors and local organization booths on display, free event, family-friendly displays
Wed. – Sat, Aug. 12-15: 12-7pm on Wed.-Fri. and 10am-7pm on Sat.
o Pre-fest Hairball concert with Bad Dawg opener in the Odde on Fri. Aug. 7, tickets at www.aberdeenhockey.com – $20/advance $30/door, 7:30pm start, doors open at 6:30pm
• What other events are taking place:
o Other events include a watermelon feed, some free entertainment TBA and a livestock show sponsored by the Brown County Farmers Union. Check Facebook for more details.
• Who is hosting/sponsoring/promoting these events:
o The carnival, camping, food vendor and Expo vendors are presented by Brown County.
o The Clubhouse entertainment is presented by Hub City Radio, Harr Motors, Revive Day Spa, Big Fellas, & Scotty’s
o The Grandstand concert is presented by Hub City Radio along with sponsors Harr Motors and Revive Day Spa
o Bull-riding is presented by Mosbruckers
o Wrangler Team Roping is presented by Aberdeen Area Horseman Association
o Livestock shows hosted by Brown County Farmer’s Union
• Where can people purchase tickets to these events
o Carnival, online via link on Facebook page, onsite starting Wed at 1pm
o Tickets at the door for the clubhouse and grandstand events or online as noted
o Hairball tickets are through aberdeenhockey.com
• What safety precautions will be available
o Hand washing stations will be available throughout the grounds; promoters will be responsible for providing hand sanitizing stations in the clubhouse, grandstand and livestock barns.
o Most events are outdoors and we encourage people to use their best judgment when it comes to social distancing, wearing masks and not attending if they do not feel well.
• Questions about camping at the fairgrounds during the summer fest:
o Contact the Brown County Auditor to reserve a spot at 605.626.7110
• Where can people get more information about the Brown County Summer Fest:
o On Facebook @browncountysummerfest or Twitter @BC_SummerFest FOR UPDATES, CHANGES AND ADDITIONS