Long-awaited Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival returns

The rides are back at the fairgrounds in Agassiz off of Pioneer Avenue. (Facebook/Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival)The rides are back at the fairgrounds in Agassiz off of Pioneer Avenue. (Facebook/Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival)
A rainbow shines in the sky above the fairgrounds as the Fall Fair and Corn Festival opens for the year. (Photo/Andra Hachey)A rainbow shines in the sky above the fairgrounds as the Fall Fair and Corn Festival opens for the year. (Photo/Andra Hachey)
Displays spanning dozens of categories are competing for prizes and prestige at the Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Facebook/Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival)Displays spanning dozens of categories are competing for prizes and prestige at the Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Facebook/Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival)
The rides and midway are among the more popular attractions of one of the biggest local events of the fall, the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)The rides and midway are among the more popular attractions of one of the biggest local events of the fall, the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)
The rides and midway are among the more popular attractions of one of the biggest local events of the fall, the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)The rides and midway are among the more popular attractions of one of the biggest local events of the fall, the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)
The rides and midway are among the more popular attractions of one of the biggest local events of the fall, the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)The rides and midway are among the more popular attractions of one of the biggest local events of the fall, the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)
This year’s competitions include a decorated hay bale contest. This is the entry from the local Girl Guides. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)This year’s competitions include a decorated hay bale contest. This is the entry from the local Girl Guides. (Photo/Laura Tunbridge)
(Photo/Chris Renaud)(Photo/Chris Renaud)

The corn is shucked, the chicken’s on the grill, the fair displays are all set up. It’s time once again for the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival!

This year’s weekend kicks off with the traditional parade, the crowning of the Corn King or Queen and plenty of fun and games, not to mention the midway and rides. All the fun draws in thousands of visitors per year, making this an event locals shouldn’t miss.

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