Join us for the 71st Annual
Gilmanton Free Fair
July 7 – 9, 2017!
Friday night at the beer tent we’ll be holding a Kubb tournament on the track. Details to come!
— Gilmanton Gallop 5K Run/Walk —
The Gilmanton Gallop 5K will be held again this year at 8:30 am on Saturday morning. Check out the 5K’s page for more info and to download a registration form!
— Free Saturday Night Shuttle —
The Community Club sponsored a free shuttle between Mondovi and Gilmanton the past three years. We will be doing a shuttle in 2017. Details to come!
—Bean Bag Tournament—
Sunday afternoon at the beer tent you’ll be able to sign you and a partner up for some good ol’ bean bag toss out! Entry fee is $20 a team.
This will be the fair’s tenth annual BBQ Cook Off.
See the Cook Off page for details.
We will be hosting both a softball tournament throughout the weekend. Contact Treig Pronschinske for more info.
—Sportsmans Club Fishing Booth —
The Sportsmans Club will have their booth set up across from the beer tent all weekend. Try your hand at catching a real fish for prizes! All proceeds from this booth go directly to the Sportsmans Club to help fund their activities, which include maintaining the park and stocking the pond and local streams each spring.
—Junior Class Malt Stand —
The Junior Class (and many of their parents!) will be running a malt stand in the garage next to the Chicken Stand. All proceeds from this go to the Junior Class and helps fund Prom and other class activities.
— Youth Baseball —
Our area youth baseball teams will be playing several games during the Fair again this year. Still coordinating a schedule between the youth games and the softball games. Check back for details soon!
— Parade —
The parade is a perennial family favorite on Sunday afternoon. Come check out the band, veterans, youth groups, local businesses, and other participants in the parade…and maybe get some candy to boot. If you are interested in being part of the parade, contact Jeremiah Bauer at 715-495-3562.
— State Sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull —
We are doing a state-sanctioned Pedal Tractor Pull again this year! There is no entry fee required, kids still have a chance to win a locally donated Pedal Tractor, plus there will be an opportunity to advance to the state competition! Sign up starting at 4 on Saturday afternoon. Competition to begin around 4:30.
The Gilmanton Free Fair is excited to have Calkins Midways returning to Gilmanton in 2017! They will have rides, games and food stands Friday through Sunday. There will be wristband specials and advance ride tickets…check back soon for more details!