Lake Region Threshers Show

September 6-8, 2019

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

2019 featured brand:

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.

Win this tractor!

Raffle drawing Sunday, September 8 at 5 p.m. for 1st Prize: 1953 Ford Golden Jubilee Gas Tractor or $2,500;
2nd Prize: $250 Cash; and 3rd Prize: Collectible Toy Tractor


Blue Ox Tractor Pull

Watch as drivers test the abilities of their tractors!

Live Music

Friday - The Hainings
Saturday - 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.

Wheat loaders needed

The farming committee will be binding and loading the wheat for threshing on Sunday August 18th Starting at Noon - Weather permitting.  Volunteers are needed to fork bundles onto racks, so if you are available please show up on the grounds. There will be a potluck style meal around 5:30.  If you have any questions please contact Nathan Lien at 218-770-2088.