Lake Region Threshers Show

September 10-12, 2021

The Lake Region Pioneer Thresherman's Show is held annually in Dalton, MN with entertainment for the whole family!

Steam Engines

The Lake Region Threshers Show features one of the country's finest collections of steam traction engines. Many of these steam engines join a "Parade of Giants" through the grounds at 1:00PM each day of the show.

Historic displays

There are many historic buildings on the grounds, filled with antique displays of all types, such as military, music, printing, and more. Many of the buildings are from the period of the settlers and include log houses, a one-room schoolhouse, and a church among others.

Free Train Rides

Take a ride on a World War I era French steam locomotive.

2019 raffle results:

1st Prize: 1953 Ford Golden Jubilee Gas Tractor or $2,500: Lars Hallberg.
2nd Prize: $250 Cash: Lon Moe.
3rd Prize: Collectible Toy Tractor: Richard Jenkins.


Blue Ox Tractor Pull

Watch as drivers test the abilities of their tractors!

Live Music

Friday - Curt and Michelle Jundt
Sat - The Danny Elvis Show

Stationary Engines

A wide variety of stationary engines, including the massive 110 ton Wheelock.

Antique Tractors

Hundreds of antique tractors of every type.


Choose from home style meals, lunch stands, fast food stands.

Steam-powered crane & saw mill

See how logs were cut before gasoline engines were common.

Flea Market

Come get a deal!

Antique Woodwork Shop


Campsites are available very close to the show grounds.

Photo credits: David Hanson, Jeff Terry