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Fair Book & Schedule


2024 O’Brien County Fair Schedule

This Schedule is Subject to Change

 

Friday, July 19

*Fairgrounds Closed to Public*

9:00 AM – 4-H Non-Livestock Judging – Open Class Building on Fairgrounds

5:00 PM – 4-H Sand Volleyball Tournament – Primghar City Park

 

SATURDAY, JULY 20

*Commercial Exhibits & Food Court Closed All Day*

*Livestock Barns Closed All Day*

7:30 AM – Begin Open Class Craft Check-In – Open Class Building

8:30 AM – Registration for Annual Antique/Classic Tractor Ride – Fairgrounds

10:30 AM – Open Class Craft Judging – Open Class Building

7:00 PM – Auto Races sponsored by Primghar Jaycees

 

SUNDAY, JULY 21

*Commercial Exhibits Closed All Day*

*Food Court Open at Varying Times*

10:00 AM – Sunday Service hosted by Grace Fellowship with Paster Lynn Dau – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

12:30 PM – Horse Projects must be checked in – Horse Arena

1:00 PM – Horse Show – Horse Arena

3:30 PM – Sheep and Goat Projects must be in place

4:00-5:00 PM – Sheep Weigh-In, Goat Weigh-In to follow

4:00-6:00 PM – Rabbit Check-In

4:00-6:00 PM – Poultry Check-In

4:30 PM – Dog Show – Admin Building

5:00-7:00 PM – Swine Weigh-In

7:00-9:00 PM -Lamb Wash

7:00 PM – The Browns – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

 

MONDAY, JULY 22

*Food Court Open*

8:00-10:00 AM – Dairy Wash Only

8:00-11:00 AM – Open Class Horticulture & Flower Arranging Entries Check-In – Open Class Building

8:00-11:00 AM – Market Beef Weigh-In, then Pen of Three Beef Weigh-In

9:00 AM – Rabbit Show – Poultry Barn

10:00 AM – Commercial Building Open

10:00 AM – Petting Zoo Open

10:00 AM – Dairy Projects must be in place

10:00 AM – Beef Wash Open

11:00 AM – Judging of Open Class Horticulture & Flower Arranging

11:00 AM – Market Beef, Breeding Heifers, Cow-Calf, Feeder Calves, & Bottle/Bucket Calf Projects must be in place

11:30 AM – Strolling Bubble Act

11:30 AM – Advanced Lamb Pen Evaluation – Show Ring

*Sheep Show – following Lamb Pen Evaluations

*Bottle Lamb Show – following Sheep Show

*Goat Show – following Bottle Lamb Show

12:30 PM – Clover Kid’s Poultry Show – Poultry Barn

1:00 PM – Broiler Contest Judging – Poultry Barn

*Live Poultry Judging following the Broiler Contest

2:00 PM – Kayla James Juggles

3:00 PM – Dairy Show – Show Ring

4:00 PM – Pen of Three Beef Judging (Or immediately following Dairy Show) – Show Ring

4:00-7:00 PM – Face Painting

4:30 PM – Strolling Bubble Act

5:00 PM – Flag Burning – Horse Arena

6:00 PM – Bill Riley Talent Search – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

7:50 PM – 4-H Hall of Fame Award & Value Added Ag Award – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

8:00 PM – Fair Royalty Coronation with Recognition of Past Royalty – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

 

TUESDAY, JULY 23

*Food Court Open*

7:00-10:00 AM – O’Brien County 4-H Foundation Pancake Breakfast – Admin Building

7:00 AM – Feeder Calves must be checked in

8:00 AM – Beef Show – Show Ring

10:00 AM-12:00 PM – Kids’ Fair Tour & Hands-On Activities

10:00 AM – Spelling Bee – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

10:00 AM – Commercial Building Open

10:00 AM – Petting Zoo Open

11:30 AM – Strolling Bubble Act

1:00 PM – O’Brien County Reads Book Club Event – Admin Building

2:00 PM – Kayla James Juggles

3:00 PM – Clover Kid Bottle/Bucket Calf Show – Show Ring

*4-H Bottle/Bucket Calf Show – following Clover Kid Bottle/Bucket Calf Show

4:00 PM – Ag Olympics (Or immediately following 4-H Bottle/Bucket Calf Show) – Show Ring

4:00-7:00 PM – Face Painting

4:30 PM – Strolling Bubble Act

4:30 PM – Skid Loader Rodeo

5:00 PM – Registration Opens for Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

5:30 PM – Kids’ Pedal Tractor Pull – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

7:00 PM – She’s With Us – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

 

Wednesday, July 24

*Food Court Open*

8:00 AM – Swine Show – Show Ring

9:00 AM – Clover Kids’ Pet Show – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

9:00 AM – Roster Crowing Contest – Poultry Barn

10:00 AM – Commercial Building Open

10:00 AM – Petting Zoo Open

11:00-12:30 PM – Traditional Cinnamon Roll Contest Registration – Open Class Building

11:30 AM – Strolling Bubble Act

12:00-1:30 PM – Overall Showmanship Contest – Show Ring

1:00 PM – Judging of Educational Presentations & Working Exhibits

1:00 PM – Traditional Cinnamon Role Contest Judging – Open Class Building

2:00 PM – Kayla James Juggles

2:30 PM – Livestock Judging Registration

3:00 PM – Livestock Judging Contest – Show Ring

4:30 PM – Strolling Bubble Act

5:00 PM – Share the Fun, 4-H Style Show, and 4-H Citizenship & Club Awards – Wayne Maass Memorial Stage

5:00-7:00 PM – Farm Bureau Watermelon Feed – Food Court

6:00 PM – ATV Races – Horse Arena

7:30 PM – Auto Races sponsored by Primghar Jaycees

* 100th Anniversary of the O’Brien County Fair Fireworks Show to follow

8:00 PM – All 4-H Livestock may be released

 

Thursday, July 25

*Commercial Exhibits & Food Court Closed All Day*

8:00 AM-12:00 PM – 4-H Non-Livestock Exhibits may be released.

8:30 AM – Awards/Announcements and Livestock & Ribbon Auction

 

4-H and FFA Members & Families are expected and assigned places to help with clean-up.

Free lunch will be provided after clean-up.