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Cheese Festival Carnival

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Friday, June 2nd: 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Saturday, June 3rd: 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Sunday, June 4th: 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Ticket Info

Cheese Festival Weekend (ticket booth) - Wristbands $30 | Tickets $1.50ea | 25 Tickets for $30

Advanced Vouchers $20 - one Wristband or 30 Ride Tickets (Limited Amount & Limited Time)

Each wristband is good for one of the following sessions:
Friday 5PM- 10PM
Saturday Noon- 5PM

Advanced sale vouchers can be picked up:


*To be determined*


Please watch the Facebook page for locations


Friday, June 2nd: 5:00pm to 11:00pm

Saturday, June 3rd: 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Sunday, June 4th: 12:00pm to 7:00pm

Ride LisT


Dragon Wagon


Spin Racer

Pirates Revenge

Bouncing Cars

Dizzy Dragons


Ferris Wheel




Rock Star

Game List

Balloon Pop

Shoot out the Star

Mini Basketball

Lucky Ducks

Skee Ball

Gobblet Ball TOss

Bull Dozer Coin Pusher

Fishy Fish


Bottle Bust




Cotton Candy


Caramel Apples

Mini Donuts

Funnel Cakes

Ice Cream

Corn Dogs

Cheese Curds

Fresh French Fries

*Rides/Games are subject to change




In 1948 Arthur and Mildred Forcier formed Gopher State Shows. A carnival based out of Saint Cloud, MN. The name comes from Minnesota being refered to as "The Gopher State". Together with their 8 children they opperated 5 rides and a few concessions.

In 1968 Arthur Jr. & Shirley Forcier decided to purchase the show from his parents. After the show was paid for they added another piece of equipment, each year progressing to meet demand and competition. By 1981 the show had changed considerably, and it was decided the name be changed to Gopher State Expositions.

Today the show fields 25-30 rides & 20-30 independant concessions. Our route currently includes Minnesota, Iowa and operate from May - October. We feature clean, safe foreign and domestic rides, tasty foods and confections also quality games of skill.

Art & Shirley continue on with the family business and work closely with the now third generation owners Randy and Tony Forcier in maintaining day to day operations as well as planning for the future of the business. It is hopeful that the fourth generation of Forcier's will continue with the legacy of providing the family fun that the carnival brings to people all over.

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