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Fair Week Schedule

Non-stop fun for the entire family!

Saturday, August 15th

Free Gate Admission

  • 9am Youth Nonlivestock Project Judging (Covered Arena)
  • 9am Beef Breeding Educational Exhibits
  • 10am Antique Tractor Pulls (Grandstand) - FREE
Sunday, August 16th

Free Gate Admission

  • 8am Rabbit Show (Covered Arena)
  • 9am Poultry Show (Poultry Barn)
  • 9am Floriculture/Culinary Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 9am Mini Horse & Donkey Show (Covered Arena)
  • 10am Drive in Hitch Show (Grandstand) - FREE
  • 10am Horticulture Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 11am Agriculture Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 2pm Livestock Judging (Sheep/Goat Barn)
  • 4pm Open Horse Pulls (Grandstand) - FREE
  • 6pm Fair King & Queen Pageant (Grandstand) - FREE
Monday, August 17th

Heroes Day – All Active Duty, Veterans, and Emergency Service Personnel receive FREE gate entry

  • 8am Open Horse & Pony Show (Grandstand) - FREE
  • 8:30am Dairy Show (Covered Arena)
  • 8:30am Goat Show
  • 8:30am Fine & Folk Art Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 8:30am Photography Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 8:30am Antiques Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 8:30am Needlework Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 9am Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
  • 12pm Flag Raising Ceremony (Fair Office)
  • 12pm Dairy Starter Calf Show (Covered Arena)
  • 2pm Sheep Show (Covered Arena)
  • 5pm Beef Fitting & Showing (Covered Arena)
  • 7pm Lost Nations Rodeo (Grandstand) - $12/$10/$5
Tuesday, August 18th

Kids Day – Activities in the Belcher Building 9am - 1pm

  • 8am Youth Draft Horse Show (Covered Arena)
  • 9am Youth Dog Show (Infield)
  • 9am Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
  • 9am Group Exhibit Judging (Floral Hall)
  • 10am Beef Breeding Show (Covered Arena)
  • 10:30am Frog Jumping Contest (Houston School)
  • 1pm Bike Giveaway (Community Stage)
  • 5pm Youth Market Beef Sales Presentations
  • 5:30pm Youth Swine Showmanship (Covered Arena)
  • 7pm KOI Drag Racing (Grandstand) - $12/$10/$5
Wednesday, August 19th

Senior Day – Activities in the Belcher Building 9am-1pm Sponsored by: Oaklawn, Borgess, Bronson, and RHA

  • 9am Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
  • 9am Youth Swine Show (Covered Arena)
  • 1pm Quilting Demo (Floral Hall)
  • 2pm Youth Market Beef Show (Covered Arena)
  • 2pm 7th Annual Knit Out (Floral Hall)
  • 7pm Truck Pulls (Grandstand) - $12/$10/$5
Thursday, August 20th

FireKeepers Casino Hotel Team Member Day

  • 9am Youth Horse Show (Koster Arena)
  • 9am Open Horse Halter Show (Covered Arena)
  • 9am Youth Demonstrations (Community Stage)
  • 10am Livestock Skillathon (Covered Arena)
  • 3pm Youth Clowning (Community Stage)
  • 5:30pm Small Animal Auction (Covered Arena)
  • 7pm Grandstand Event TBD
Friday, August 21st
  • 11am Large Animal Auction (Covered Arena)
  • 7pm Combine Derby (Grandstand) - $12/$10/$5
Saturday, August 22nd
  • 9am Calhoun County Horse Pulls (Grandstand) - FREE
  • 9am Cloverbud Horse Show (Koster Arena)
  • 10am Cloverbud Dairy Starter Calf Show (Covered Arena)
  • 12pm Show of Champions (Covered Arena)
  • 2pm Bike Give-a-way (Community Stage)
  • 3pm General Market Project Auction (Community Stage)
  • 4pm Youth Riding Horses Awards (Covered Arena)
  • 5pm Power Wheel Derby (Covered Arena)
  • 7pm Demolition Derby (Grandstand) - $15/$12/$7

In the meantime, you can visit our Calendar of Events to see what else is going on at the Fairgrounds!