Clarke County 4-H Fairgrounds & Event Center - Osceola, Iowa
The Event Center is ideal for wedding receptions, family reunions, meetings, craft shows, trade shows, etc.   The building has 9500 square feet of space and is estimated to seat 400 in the main meeting room.  
 The kitchen is a full kitchen to be used for meal preparation for receptions and other events requiring kitchen facilities.

Our reception area is a very versatile location for large events.
The bar is available for receptions and meetings for which the customer would like to include bar services.  This is a cash bar and we provide the bartenders. 
There are tables and benches on the patio for use in the summer with the meeting room.
All buildings are available for rent, except during the fair
2017 Calendar of Events


July 8-9          Wedding
July 10            Fair Board Meeting

July 18-24 Clarke County Fair 
July  16         2p.m.      Queen, Princess, Jr. Prince, & Jr. Princess Contest.                              Fashion Revue, Clothing Selection, & $15 Challenge Awards

July  17         9am - 6pm          Exhibit Building Judging
                      8am - 12pm       Open class exhibits arrive
                      2pm               Open class judging begins
                      7pm             Clarke County Fair Opening Ceremonies.  Flag                                Raising by local Boy Scouts.  Followed by Crowning of the                                 Queen, Jr. Princess & Prince in Show Barn  
July  18      SPONSOR: Southern Iowa Siding & Windows-Nathan Reese                          9am - 8pm           Exhibit Building Open
                      8am                      Dog Show
                      2:30pm                 Pet Check-in                                                    
                     Following Dog Show    PetShow                                                     
                     Followed by        Clover Kids Pet Show 
                      7pm                      Swine/Sheep/Goat Weigh in & Ultra sound
                     Followed by      Beef weigh-in & heifer check-in
                     8pm                   Rabbit /Poultry check-in             
                     8pm                        All livestock in place     
July  19         SPONSOR: Hy-Vee
                     All Day                        Old Iron on Display
                     9am - 8pm          Exhibit Building Open
                     10am                      Rabbit Show
                     Intermission       Butter Sculpting Contest
                     Followed by        PoultryShow                                                        
                     3pm                Livestock Judging Contest
                     3-7pm               Paul the Balloon Man
                     5pm     Horse Show Timed Events & Games                                                        8pm                Exhibitor  Movie Night                                                 
July  20    SPONSOR: American State Bank    
                    All Day                        Old Iron on Display
                    9am - 8pm         Exhibit Building Open
                    8am                    4-H/FFA Horse Show
                   10am                    Make & Take at Gazebo
                   11am - 4pm       Andy Klindt-Woodcarver
                   2pm-10pm   Joe’s Old Fashioned Carnival
                   2pm - 8pm           Cloe’s Face Painting
                   4pm-7pm         STEM Festival
                   4pm - 8pm          Blue RibbonCaricatures
                   5:30pm               Hawkeye Pedal  Pull                                                                  5:30pm        American State Bank 30 Anniversary Hot Dog Feed
                   5:30pm                   Pegasus Trick Riders
                   Followed By        Youth   Rodeo                                                                            6:30pm-9pm         Rumley Brothers Sponsored by American State                                                    Bank
July  21        SPONSOR-Osceola Farm & Home
                   All Day                        Old Iron on Display
                   9am to 8pm      Exhibit Building Open
                   8am                     Goat Show 
                   10am      Clover Kid Goat Check in
                   Followed by       Dairy Cattle Judging                                
                   Followed by          Sheep Show  
                   10am          Make & Take at Gazebo
                   1pm        Clover Kid Sheep Check in    
                   11am – 4pm      Andy Klindt-Woodcarver
                   2pm-10pm   Joe’s Old Fashioned Carnival
                   3pm-8pm            RF Feeds – Pig Races
                   7 pm   ~   Truck & Tractor Pull
                    West Arena      Admission: Adults $10.00,
                   (6-11) $5.00,   (5 & under free)              
July  22       SPONSOR: Southern Hills Specialty Care
                      All Day                        Old Iron on Display               
                       8am                   Swine Show    
                       9am to 8pm    Exhibit Building Open                   
                       10am              Stock Dog Trials 
                       10am            Make & Take at Gazebo
                       1pm             Fair Board Cookout Contest Sponsored by Clarke                                                County Farm Bureau
                       2pm-10pm   Joe’s Old Fashioned Carnival
                       5:30pm            Cookout Judging
                       5:30pm             Cutest Baby Contest        
                       5:30 to 6:30pm     Working Exhibits
7pm Draft Horse Pull
East Arena ~ Free Will Donation
July  23       SPONSOR: Clarke County Cattlemen
                       7:30am          Farm Bureau Free Breakfast
                       8:30am          Farm Bureau Church Service
                       9:30am          Bucket & Feeder Calves in Place                                                      
                        10am                         Beef Heifer Show                          
                        Followed by   Bucket & Feeder Calf Show                               Followed by          Market Beef Show                                         
                        12pm to 8pm         Exhibit Building Open                      
                        12pm–6pm   Joe’s Old Fashioned Carnival 
                        4 pm                      Parade of Champions  
                        7pm                        Chuck Wagon Races
                        8pm to 9pm     4-H & Open Class Exhibits Will Be                                                  Released                                                             
                        8pm        All livestock NOT to Sell Will Be Released                                             
July  24        SPONSOR: Rueter’s  
                    6am - 8am      Swine weigh in                                         
                    9am - 10am   Final release of Exhibits                                     
                    4:30pm        Exhibitor & Buyer Supper
                    6pm                Livestock Sale

July  30         Corydon Livestock Showdown

August 5            Clarke County Livestock Showdown
August 10-20     Iowa State Fair
August 13          Youth Rodeo
August 19-20     High School Rodeo

September 9          Auction
September 11        Clarke Electric Annual Meeting
September 11        Fair Board Meeting
September 16        Sportsman Banquet
September 23        Church of Christ
September 29-30   Scrap Pink

October 1             Scrap Pink
October 6-8          Wedding
October 9              Fair Board Meeting
October 13-15       Wedding
October 20-22       Wedding
October 27-29       Wedding

November 3-5       Wedding
November 13         Fair Board Meeting
November 17-19    Wedding
November 23          Happy Thanksgiving 
December 9            Paul Mueller Christmas Party
December 11          Fair Board Meeting
December 25          MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Contact us for information on facility rental or booking or email us at
Office: 641-342-2927
Fax: 641-342-4311
Events Center Manager,
Verla Cole: 641-414-4640
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