Union County Fair

Activities and Events are Non-Stop!

The Union County Fair is the place to be during late August.  There are activities and events taking place each and ever day of the Fair.  Make sure to see as many events as you can!

Friday, August 20th:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Open Show Registration at the Fair office.  Please DO NOT bring your exhibit, only tags will be given out.

7:00 p.m. - Ranch Rodeo in front of the grandstand.  Adults $6, children $3

 

Saturday, August 21st:

8:00 am - 8:45 am - Entries taken for the Junior Horse show in the office.

8:00 am - FFA Livestock Show, Junior Show Arena

9:00 am - Junior Horse Show, Horse Arena, Junior Rules will be enforced.

9:00 am - 3:00 pm - Junior Entry Registration  - BRING your exhibit item with you.  

9:00 am - 4:00 pm - Open Show Registration at the fair office.  No exhibits to be placed on this day in open show classes. Only tags will be given.  Please DO NOT bring your exhibit, as they cannot be placed in the Exhibit Hall until Sunday.

1:00 pm - Harness Racing - at the Grandstands - Free Admission

3:00 pm - Entry Office closed for Junior entries, to prepare for judging. Open registration still open.

4:00 pm - Judging for Junior Classes N and P and ages 5-8, will be judged in the exhibit hall.

6:00 pm - Gaited and Western Horse Show, in front of the Grandstand.  Adults $6, children $3

 

Sunday, August 22nd:

Adult entries will be taken in the office from 1:00-4:00 and can be placed in the brown Exhibit Hall

1:15 pm -  Pet Parade Registration, Junior Show Arena

2:00 pm - Pet Parade, Junior Show Arena

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Junior Exhibit Area Open, Exhibit Hall

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Community Worship Service, Grandstand

7:30 pm - Queen Pageant.  General Admission Tickets:  Adults $8 and children are $5.

 

Monday, August 23rd:  

9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Open Registration, fair office, bring exhibit items, (exhibit building closes at 12:00 p.m.)

9:00 am - 5:00 pm - Junior Livestock Registration, fair office.

3:00 pm - Junior Tractor Operators Contest - infield of Grandstand.

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Junior Exhibits in exhibit building open.

5:00 pm - Sale Cattle Weigh-in.

7:00 pm - Meeting for all Junior Livestock Exhibitor's in barn area.  

7:00 pm - The Shawnee Hills Opry featuring Steve Hornbeak & The Mainstreet Players.  Adults $6, children $3.

 

Tuesday, August 24th:

8:00 am - Open Class, Livestock and Exhibit Judging

9:00 am - Junior Swine and Sheep Judging, Junior Show Arena

10:00 am - Mule/Donkey Halter Classes, Heavy Horse and Mule Barn

10:00 am - Heavy Horse Show  Heavy Horse and Mule Barn

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Exhibit Building Open

6:00pm - 10pm - Carnival Open - Family Night! $12 Armbands!!

6:00 pm - Peewee Showmanship - Junior Show Arena

7:30 pm - Truck and Semi Pull - in front of the grandstands. General admission tickets are available.  Adults $8, children $5.

 

Wednesday, August 25th:

9:00 am - Open Dairy Judging

9:00 am - Junior Livestock Diary/Beef Judging, Junior Show Arena

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Exhibit Building Open

6:00pm - 10pm - Carnival Open

7:30 pm - Tractor Pull - at the grandstands.  General admission tickets are available.  Adults $8, children $5.

 

Thursday, August 26th:

Veteran's Appreciation Day!!

All Veterans showing veteran's organization membership cards

or wearing a veterans organization cap will be admitted free to the fair

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Exhibit Building Open

6:00 pm - Junior Livestock Auction, Junior Show Arena. (free)

6:00pm - 10pm - Carnival Open

7:30 pm -  Championship Rodeo - Presented by Whippoorwill Rodeo.  General admission tickets, Adults $8, children $5.

   

Friday, August 27th:

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Exhibit Building Open

6:00pm - 10pm - Carnival Open

7:00 pm - Demolition Derby.  General admission tickets available, $10 adults, $5 for children.

 

Saturday, August 28th:

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm - Exhibit Building open.

6:00pm - 10pm - Carnival Open

7:00 pm - Demolition Derby, in front of the Grandstand.  General Admission tickets available, $10 adults and $5 children.

 

Sunday, August 29th:

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Exhibits to be claimed in the Exhibit Building.

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm - Exhibitor checks available in the fair office.