Parsons reflects on time with Clay County Fair
Spencer man to lead Iowa State Fair
February 16, 2023
A dozen years hold a lot of memories. Just ask Jeremy Parsons.
After leading the Clay County Fair since 2011, Parsons will wrap up his tenure as CEO and fair manager next month. Soon, he will head south to Des Moines to take the reigns of the Iowa State Fair.
"It's the culmination of a lifelong dream," Parsons said. "My 'fair roots' were started at the Iowa State Fair."
Parsons listed several accomplishments as highlights of his tenure in Spencer. Combining the Fair & Events Center into one organization, introducing electronic ticketing, investing several million dollars into capital im...