FAQ

 

How much do tickets cost?
Tickets are $20 for Adults; $10 for ages 13-17 and 12 & under are free. Adult tickets can be purchased online at www.FarmProgressShow.com or at the gates. 

Can I bring my dog to the Farm Progress Show?
No pets allowed except service animals which must be leashed at all times.

Does the Farm Progress Show have an app?
Yes! Visit your app store to download the app by searching for “2018 Farm Progress Show," or get specific links here.

What food is available on site?
There will be four food courts located in each quadrant of the grounds. Food courts will offer a variety of items such as hamburgers, chips, hot dogs, BBQ sandwiches, ice cream, ribeye steak sandwiches, water, coffee, milk and soda pop. In each food court there is also a restroom facility.

If I plan on camping, where can I park?
RV and camper parking are available at this year’s Farm Progress Show, north of the show grounds. There is no fee to park and no facilities are provided. The grounds open to camper and RV parking after noon (12:00pm) on Monday, August 27, 2018. 

Will there be handicapped parking available?
Yes there is handicapped parking available. Sites are located close to the entrance gates in the north parking lot. Parking staff will direct handicapped vehicles of the correct places to park. Please have your handicapped verification visible. 

Is parking free?
Yes! Parking is Free. Parking for all vehicles is located adjacent to the show site and is identified by different colored row markers. Remember the row number where you park so you can find your vehicle after the show. 

Can I rent a golf cart?
Carts are available for rent on a first-come, first serve basis.  You may also call ahead to reserve a cart in advance. You must show proof of disability for cart rental. Cars will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can also reserve a car in advance by calling Battery Specialists + Golf Cars at 866-275-2742 or www.bspgc.com.

Can I bring my own golf cart?
The Farm Progress Show does allow visitors to bring in their own golf carts but they must purchase a pass from the golf cart provider. The Farm Progress Show does not allow vehicles that idle on their own such as ATV’s, “Gators”, lawn mowers, etc. We ask for your consideration in following this policy.

Where is the Wallaces Farmer Hospitality Tent?
Visit with the editors, pick up a copy of the latest Farm Progress publications, enter to win fabulous prizes or just relax at the Wallaces Farmer Hospitality Tent located at Sixth Street and Central Avenue.

Is there a concert or tractor pull this year?
No. There is not a concert or tractor pull this year.

Will the Farm Progress Show be cancelled if it rains?
The Farm Progress Show will be held rain or shine. In the case of extreme weather, the show may be closed or delayed depending on the severity of the weather.

What forms of payment do you accept for admission?
The Farm Progress Show will have credit card stations available at the gates this year. Visitors may also purchase their tickets in advance or pay cash at the gates. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for youth 13-17, kids 12 and under are free

 Is there an ATM on-site?
Yes, an ATM will be located at Gate 1 and at the Prairie Farmer Hospitality Tent #633.

What services are available on site?

  • First Aid: First aid stations will be located at the south end of Sixth Street (outside Gate #6).
  • Lost and Found: All Lost and Found items will be brought to the show office located at the south end of Sixth Street outside of Gate #6.
  •  Information Booths: There are seven information booths dispersed throughout the grounds. These will be stocked with show information as well as local materials. Any last-minute changes, exhibitor additions, or special program details can also be found at the Info Booths. Plus, there will be field demonstration maps and a complete schedule of events available.  Information Booths are distinguished on the map by a question mark (?).
  •  Restrooms: Restrooms are located near the entrances and also within the four food court complexes in the center of each quadrant of the exhibit field. 

Will there be field demonstrations?
Field Demonstrations are located east of the show grounds. Trams to visit the demonstrations will pick up and drop off at the east end of Central Ave. Corn Harvesting Demos will begin at 11:00am, Tillage will begin at 2:00pm. Precision demos will run from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

How many exhibitors will be at the Farm Progress Show?
At the 65th annual Farm Progress Show there will be over 550 exhibitors.