Butler County Fair 2023 schedule of events for Monday

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

The 173rd Butler County Fair is open today through Saturday.

General daily admission is $10 per adult and includes parking. Children ages 6-12 with a paying adult are $5 at the gate.

The fairgrounds are located at 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton. Gates open at 7 a.m. and close at 11 p.m. daily.

Monday, July 24

Fair Day Sponsor: Rural King Jr. Fair Sheep Show, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Poultry Show, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Poultry Showmanship to Follow Open Class Swine Judging, 9 a.m.

4-H Shopping Bag Contest, 9 a.m.

Judging Of Farm Products, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Horse Show-Western Day, 9 a.m.

Crochet & Knitted, Embroidery & Cross Stitch Judging, 9:15 a.m.

Judging of Open Class Dairy Cattle, 9:30 a.m.

Jr. Fair Dairy to Follow Cake Judging, 11:30 a.m.

Horticulture Judging, noon

Arts & Crafts Judging (All Other Divisions), 1 p.m.

Goat Showmanship - All Breeds - Immediately Following Conclusion of Sheep Show

FFA Agri Science Fair, 6 p.m.

Beef Showmanship Clinic, 6:30 p.m.

Demolition Derby, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, July 25

Fair Day Sponsor: Zimmer Tractor

Jr. Fair Swine Show, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Horse Show-English, Gated & Dressage, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Nutrition Judging & Skillathon, 9 a.m.

Pie Judging, 10:30 a.m.

Jr Fair Dog Cloverbud CGC & Trick Dog, 6 p.m.

Pie and Cake Auction, 6 p.m.

Broken Horn Rodeo, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, July 26

Fair Day Sponsor: Butler County Veterans Commission (free admission for senior citizens this day only)

Jr. Fair Horse Contesting, 8 a.m.

Jr. Fair Feeder Calves, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Market Beef Show (following above event)

Jr. Fair Beef Showmanship (following above event)

Jr. Fair Beef Breeding (following above event)

Jr. Fair Market Goat, 9 a.m.

Boer Doe Breeding Show (following above event)

Fiber Goat Show (following above event)

Companion Goat Show (following above event)

Pack Goat Show (following above event)

Goat Costume (following above event)

Jr Fair Rabbit Show, 9 a.m.

4-H Demonstration Contest, 9 a.m.

Fleece Judging, 10 a.m.

Yeast Bread Judging, 10:30 a.m.

Flower Show, 11:30 a.m.

Poultry, Rabbits, Pocket Pets Awards Program, 4 p.m.

Demolition Derby, 7 p.m.

Thursday, July 27

Fair Day Sponsor: G & J Pepsi

Boy Scout Camp Demonstration, all day

Open Class Market Goat Show, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Dairy Goat, Pygmy Goat (with above event)

Born and Raised Beef Breeding, 9 a.m.

Open Class Beef Showmanship, 1/2-hour after Born & Raised event

FCS Bake in Contest, 9 a.m.

Jr. Fair Horse Fun Show, 9 a.m.

Market Beef Born & Raised Judging, 9 a.m.

FCCLA Bake-A-Rama, 10 a.m.

Open & Jr. Cookie Judging, 10:30 a.m.

Men’s Bake Off, 11:30 a.m.

Jr. Fair Sheep Born & Raised Judging, 6 p.m.

Jr. Fair Dog- Fun Day & Awards, 6 p.m.

Tractor/Truck Pull & Semis to follow, 7 p.m.

Friday, July 28

Fair Day Sponsor: United Rentals

Horse Fun Show, 9 a.m.

Barnyard Rodeo Fun Day, 10 a.m.

Jr. Division Baking, 10:30 a.m.

Animal & Me, 2 p.m.

Wood Carving Auction, 5 p.m.

Skillathon, Premier Exhibitor & Herdsman Award, 6:30 p.m. (after conclusion of awards program Jr. Fair grand showman of showman contest)

Demolition Derby, 7 p.m.

Saturday, July 29

Fair Day Sponsor: Tri State Landscaping

Jr. Fair Livestock Sale, 9 a.m.

Horse Awards Program, 9 a.m.

Youth Exhibit Hall Released, noon

Horses Released, 2 p.m.

All Other Livestock Exhibits Released, 5 p.m.

Small Animals Released, 5 p.m.

Beer and Wine Judging and Tasting, .6:30-9:30 p.m.

All Remaining Exhibits Released Sunday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

More online

Fair information: butlercountyohfair.org

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