Guest Information

Gate Admission

Gate Admission

An admission fee is charged and collected at the main show grounds entrance.  All children 11 years old and younger will be admitted free.  Everyone 12 years old and up will be charged $10 per person and will be fitted with a no-tear, waterproof wrist band to wear for the duration of their visit.  Three-day bands can be purchased at the gate for $20.

If you are a current member of the association, be sure to bring your 2024 membership card.  Present it at the gate and you will be given your three-day wrist band. No one over the age of 11 will be permitted on the show grounds without a wrist band!

Free Exhibitor Registration

If you would like to display items for exhibit during the weekend, please note that there is no charge for this.  However, you must register your exhibit(s)!  There are three ways to do this.  First, simply fill out the Online Registration Form and click “Submit”.  Second, print a hard copy of the Registration Form and mail the completed form to A.C. Threshermen, P.O. Box 333, Albert City, IA, 50510.  Third, register at the show.

TO ENCOURAGE PRE-REGISTRATION:  All who register their exhibits online or return a hard copy to the Threshermen Office before August 1, 2024 will receive a free coupon in their Pre-registration Packet for one cup of Threshermen’s homemade ice cream. (One coupon per entrant.) Pre-registration packets should be picked up in the Registration Office upon arrival at the show.  Registration hours can be found here for your convenience. For more information, please contact the Threshermen Office at (712) 843-2076.

Membership

If you are a current member of the association and already have a 2024 membership card, please present that at the gate to gain free admittance to the show. If you are planning to pay for your 2024 membership before the 2023 show, your payment will need to be received in the Threshermen Office no later than August 1, 2024.

Membership monies received at the Registration Office during the 2024 show will be applied to the 2025 year. Membership monies received at the Annual Meeting in December 2023 will be applied to the 2024 year.

Membership rates are  $25 for a single and $35 for a couple. This is a great value if you plan to attend the show all three days! Members are also invited to the annual meeting the first Saturday in December where a delicious catered meal is served before the business meeting.  You'll also receive our yearly MAILING and SHOW POSTER each June, as well as our semi-annual newsletter in the SPRING and FALL to keep you informed on what we're up to.

If you're not sure what the status of your membership is, call the Threshermen Office at (712) 843-2076 and we'll help you figure it out.

Area Lodging

A list of Area Lodging establishments has been gathered and put together for your convenience.  Also available is a list of Local Campgrounds.  Please contact the hotels and campgrounds directly.

On-Site Camping

Primitive campsites are available on the show grounds for $10 a night and reservations may be made before the show by filling out a Primitive Camping Registration Form.  (No camping is allowed in the main parking area.)  Camping at these sites is available beginning on Saturday, August 3, 2024 until Monday, August 12, 2024. You must pay for every night your camper is parked at the campsite. If you have a generator, you will need to park along the north fence. Generators must be off by 10 p.m. - this will be strictly enforced. If you have a medical reason that requires you to keep your generator/inverter running, we ask you to park towards the east of the campgrounds.

**Our electrical campsites are full for the 2024 show. If you'd like to be on our waiting list in case of a cancellation, please email us at acthreshermen@gmail.com. ** There are also a limited amount of electrical campsites available. Camping at these sites is available beginning on Saturday, August 3, 2024 until Monday, August 12, 2024. It is a $200 flat fee to camp at the electrical sites (no matter how many of these nights you stay). In  order to reserve one of these spots, you must fill out the Electrical Camping Registration Form and pay the $200 fee. Reservations are not confirmed until the Threshermen Office receives the registration form and the $200. Once the spots are filled, we will start a waiting list. If your payment is not received by August 1, 2024, your campsite will be given to someone on the waiting list. 

Please see the Campground Host upon arriving. Campground Rules are available online, as well as at the campground.  For more information, please call the show office at 712-843-2076.

Golf Cart/Side-by-side Information

Rent a golf cart:

  • Golf carts are available to rent during the show. Reservations must be made by calling Northland Auto & Marine at 712-852-3232. 
Bring your own:
  • Attendees bringing a personal golf cart or side-by-side vehicle must purchase a permit and adhere to the rules set in place by the Albert City Threshermen Board of Directors.
Permits: 
  • Permit cost is $100 for the weekend or $50 for the day.
  • Handicap permit is $25 for the weekend or $10 for the day. A valid handicap permit along with the person's photo ID is required. (Name on permit and photo ID must match.)
  • Permits must be purchased from the Registration building located on the north end of the showgrounds or in the parking lot located east of the showgrounds.
Rules:
  • Operators must be 18+ and have a valid driver's license.
  • Proof of insurance is required.
  • Speed limit is 5 mph.
  • Golf carts or side-by-side vehicles may not be used to enter into buildings.
  • May not transport more individuals than the number of seats available.
  • Must have a steering wheel.
  • No ATVs or 4-wheelers allowed.
  • In situations where questions arise relative to any aspect of these rules or rules are not followed, the Albert City Threshermen Board of Directors shall be responsible for all final decisions.

Show Hours

Our crafters and vendors will be open on Friday and Saturday at 9 AM - 6 PM and on Sunday at 10 AM - 4:30 PM.

Please refer to the daily events schedule for all other activities happening on the show grounds. The times are listed next to each event.

Misc. Information

Dogs are allowed on the show grounds, but they MUST be on a leash.

Show Details

Purchase Your Membership Online

Memberships to the Association are a great value! Your season pass is included with your annual dues! A couples membership is just $35 and includes two season passes. A single membership is just $25 and includes one season pass. For more details, click here.

Make a Donation to the Albert City Threshermen Show

We are a 501c(3) organization with the show operated by volunteers. Donations can be designated for specific areas, such as the land fund, or will go into the general operations fund. All donations are tax deductible.

Make a Donation

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