What are the show hours?Open or Close
Tuesday & Wednesday - 9am- 5pm Thursday - 9am- 4pm .
How many years has Big Iron been held?Open or Close
The Big Iron Farm Show began in 1980 in Casselton, ND. The 2016 show will be the 36th show.
The show is large- How do I get around?Open or Close
Yes, it is large. Big Iron events and exhibits cover more than 200 acres of ground. Golf carts can be rented through All Season Motorsports in Booth 1800 or by calling (701) 282-2336. If you are bringing your own golf cart, a golf cart license must be purchased for $25. The license form is available on the Downloadable Forms page. Free shuttle service throughout the grounds will be provided.
Are Golf Carts Allowed?Open or Close
Golf carts can be rented through All Season Motorsports in Booth 1800 or by calling (701) 282-2336. If you are bringing your own golf cart, a golf cart license must be purchased for $25. The license form is available on the Downloadable Forms page. Free shuttle service throughout the grounds will be provided. Handicap accessible scooters are permissible.
Will I be able to see working equipment at the show?Open or Close
You can see all types of equipment in the field demonstration area just south of the Red River Valley grandstand. Transportation to the demonstration area is provided. (weather permitting)
Are Big Iron exhibits and displays handicapped accessible?Open or Close
The majority of the exhibits are on pavement for wheelchair access.
Why does Big Iron have health and wellness exhibits?Open or Close
Since it began, the Big Iron Farm Show has evolved from a farm equipment show to a three-day celebration of rural living, including —agribusiness, innovation and technology, and health. You will be able to learn more about or participate in: Blood Donation, Rehabilitation Consulting & Services, Donating your old eyeglasses, Organ Donation Signup, Health Screening events etc.
Who manages Big Iron?Open or Close
The Big Iron Farm Show is a subsidiary of the Red River Valley Fair Association. The Big Iron Farm Show is planned by a volunteer committee of individuals involved in various aspects of agribusiness. General Manager - Bryan Schulz Big Iron Exhibit Coordinator - Emily Grunewald Committee members include: Mike St. Onge - Chair, Titan Machinery; Dave Gehrtz, Proseed; Terry Goerger, Goerger Seed and Supply Company; John Gowen, Ultimate Transportation; Vic Kloesterman, Wil-Rich, LLC; John Nowatski, North Dakota State University Extension Service Gale Skjoiten, American Federal Bank.
How many exhibitors will be at the Big Iron Farm Show? How many attendees will attend?Open or Close
More than 64,000 attendees come from across the U.S. and from several other countries to see demonstrations, visit 900+ exhibit booths, connect with their peers and attend training sessions.