ON SALE NOW: Tim McGraw with Trace Adkins - Thursday July 18 ON SALE NOW: Hootie and the Blowfish w/ Barenaked Ladies - Friday July 19 ON SALE NOW: Chris Stapleton with Kendell Marvel - Saturday July 20 ON SALE NOW: TobyMac with We Are Messengers - Sunday July 21 2019 Fair July 17-21

2019 Jones County Farm Bureau Cookout Contest

Sunday July 21 (All Day Long) - Judging 1pm - 4:30pm
Cash Prizes Plus Trophies & Gift Certificates

West of Berndes Center (Location same as last year)


-Beef (no brisket due to time constraints)
-Combo* / Specialty**

  * A recipe combining two or more meats from the eligible meat categories.
** Specialty Iowa - Domestically raised meats includingvenison, goat, fsh, etc. excluding wild game


(13-18 years old as of 08/01/2019)



For more information call -
Fair Office – 319-465-3275

Contests & Open Shows

Gate Admission

Daily Gate Admission: $10

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

Season Passes

Gets you in the Gate for the 5 days of the fair. Cost is $30 if purchased in April or May and $33 thereafter. Available by coming in or calling the Fair Office

Also available at many banks in Monticello, Anamosa, Cascade and Wyoming.

Accessible Seating

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

Contact Us:

Office Hours:
9AM-4PM (Mon-Fri)
Phone: 319-465-3275
Fax: 319-465-6726
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2019 Great Jones County Fair Sponsors