The 142nd Fayette County Fair is about to get underway!
It all begins with a grand opening ceremony — free of charge for those who would like to attend. The ceremony will be held at the McDonald’s Grandstand on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. and will feature the crowning of the 2021 fair queen. Robbin’s Village Florist in Greenfield (Keith Hart) and Robin’s Nest in Jeffersonville (Robin Beekman) are sponsoring the flowers at the opening ceremony.
The fair queen will be selected from a field of four candidates: Abigail Mick, Garren Walker, Katrina Koski and Taylor Moore.
Monday — the first official day of the fair — is Veteran’s Day with all veterans being admitted free of charge.
The junior fair rabbit showmanship show will be held at the small animals barn beginning at 8 a.m.
The junior fair dog showmanship, obedience & rally shows will be held at the dog tent at 8:30 a.m.
At 1 p.m., the junior fair swine breeding show will be held at the swine pavilion.
At 4 p.m., the poultry showmanship and breeding show will be held at the small animals barn.
A flag retirement at the grandstand will occur at 5:30 p.m. Also at 5:30 are the Guys & Gals Lead at the sales arena and Mutton Bustin’.
The 4-H Style Revue will be held at the activity tent at 7 p.m.
The main event for Monday will be the Rolling Stone Rodeo at 7 p.m.
The fair runs from Monday-Saturday with hours of 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. General admission, which includes grandstand attractions, is $6 per person. For children 24 months and under, admission is free (if the desire to ride, it’s $12 or tickets from ticket booth).
Rides operate daily from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. (exception: Monday rides begin at 3 p.m.)
Stay with the Record-Herald for full coverage of the Fayette County Fair next week.