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Dakota County Fair runs Aug. 6 through Aug. 12

The Dakota County Fair runs this week. The fair begins Monday, Aug. 6, and continues through Sunday, Aug. 12. The fairgrounds are located at 4008 220th St W. Farmington.

There are demolition derbies, extreme bullriding competitions, musical acts, talent shows, 4-H exhibits and a carnival, among other things.

The admission fee for adults is $5. For children and seniors the charge is $2. Children under 6 are free.

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