Location

The Clay County Fairgrounds


The Clay County Fairgrounds, home of the “world’s greatest county fair,” is the location of the 2016 Schmidt Family Reunion. The Fairgrounds are located at:


1401 4th Avenue W.

PO Box 527

Spencer, Iowa 51301

The Clay County Fairgrounds were chosen to host the reunion because of its close proximity to the epicenter of the Schmidt family – West Bend, Iowa. The Clay County Fairgrounds are also the right location for the reunion because of their spacious accommodations. The location features:

  • Parking space for 10,000 people
  • Air conditioned buildings
  • Plenty of restrooms (132 toilets, 156 linear feet of urinal, and 76 hand wash sinks)
  • 430 campground spots (80 with water hookups; most spots with 30-50 amp electrical service)