2019 Schedule of Events

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Gates Open

Tuesday, August 20 – Saturday, August 24, General Admission gates open at 10 a.m. Livestock and Commercial Exhibitor gates open at 7 a.m. Midway opens each day at 5 pm and at noon on Saturday. 

 

Friday, August 16

4:00-9:00 pm Open and Junior Breeding Swine Entered, Swine Barn

6:00-9:00 pm Chain/Commercial entered Junior Poultry (broilers, turkeys, leghorns, and golden sex links), Poultry Barn

 

Saturday, August 17

9:00 am – 5:00 pm Entries will be accepted in Clothing, Home Furnishings, Household Arts & Needle Arts, Food Preservation, & Creative Arts/Crafts, Fine Arts, and Photography for Opens and Juniors. Club Educational booths will be set up. Table setting entries will be set up. Thompson Hall

9:00 am Breeding Hog Show, Livestock Arena

9:00 am Washington County Horse Show, UA Pauline Whitaker Arena

Noon Poultry judging (broilers, turkeys, leghorns & golden sex links), Poultry Barn

 

Sunday, August 18

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Rabbit Entries Accepted Rabbit Barn and Poultry Entries Accepted, Poultry Barn

 

Monday, August 19

All Day Judging in Thompson Hall/Culture Arts (Building closed to the public except to enter Food Preparation entries; go directly to Food Preparation department and leave the building as soon as entries completed.) Thompson Hall

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Entries will be accepted ONLY in Food Preparation for Opens and Juniors Thompson Hall

8:00 am – 9:00 pm Open and Junior Livestock entries accepted Livestock Barns

8:00am – 9:00pm Poultry (Bantams & Standards) entries accepted Poultry Barn

8:00 am Rabbit Show  Rabbit Barn                                                                                              

9:00 am – 7:00 pm Open & Junior Agronomy judging Horticulture Hall

5:30 pm Jr. Market Lamb Entries Sheep Barn

By 5:30 pm Junior Livestock entries in place

5:30 pm Exhibitor’s Meal & Meeting Sheep Barn

5:30 pm Weighing of Market Lambs Sheep Barn

6:00pm Meat Goat Weigh-In 

 

Tuesday, August 20

Family Night: Two Dollar Tuesday Night $2 Gate with canned food item and $2 Rides

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Open and Junior Livestock entries accepted Livestock Barns

8:00 am – 12:00 pm Junior & Open Agronomy judging (Closed until judging is complete) Horticulture Hall

9:00 am Junior & Open Poultry (Bantams & Standards) Judging Poultry Building

9:00am Junior Meat Goat Show, Livestock Arena

9:30 am Open & Junior Dairy Cattle Judging Livestock Arena

10:00 am 2019 WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR EXHIBITS OFFICIALLY OPEN Fairgrounds

10:00 am to 9:00 pm Free Petting Zoo Sponsored by Farm Credit

11:00 am Open & Junior Sheep Show, Sheep Barn Arena

11:00 am Judging of Breeding Sheep Sheep Barn

Noon Remaining Junior Livestock entries in place, Fairgrounds

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Weighing of Market Hogs Swine Barn

5:00 pm Midway Opens, Armbands $25 each

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Washington County 4-H Presents Demonstrations and Hands-on Activities with Free Crafts Thompson Hall

5:30 pm Beautiful Bunny Contest Rabbit Barn

6:00 pm Junior Market Lamb Show Livestock Arena

6:00 pm Weigh in Market Steers & Commercial Heifers Beef Barn

 

Wednesday, August 21

LIVESTOCK SHOW DAY, SCHOOL DAY: STUDENTS ADMITTED FREE UNTIL 3 P.M.

8:30 am Dairy Goat Judging (Junior & Open) Sheep/Goat Barn

9:00 am Junior Market Hog Show Livestock Arena

10:00 am GATES OPEN Fairgrounds

10:00 am to 9:00 pm Free Petting Zoo Sponsored by Farm Credit

4:00 pm Junior Beef Show, Livestock Arena

5:00 pm Midway Opens, Arbands $25 each

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Washington County 4-H Presents Demonstrations and Hands-on Activities with Free Crafts Thompson Hall

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Washington County Farm Bureau Women Committee Fun on the Farm Exhibit Thompson Hall

9:00 pm SALE ORDERS MUST BE RECEIVED Fair Office

 

Thursday, August 22

SENIOR CITIZEN DAY: 62 OR OLDER ADMITTED FREE FROM 10 A.M. – 5 P.M.

10:00 am GATES OPEN Fairgrounds

10:00 am to 9:00 pm Free Petting Zoo Sponsored by Farm Credit

12:00 pm Open Beef Livestock Entries in place Livestock Barn

4:00 pm Premium Sale Exhibitor Mandatory Meeting, Livestock Arena

5:00 pm  Livestock Buyers Dinner – open to Exhibitors and buyers participants of the Fair at $5/plate Livestock Arena

5:00 pm Midway Opens, Armbands $25 each

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Washington County 4-H Presents Demonstrations and Hands-on Activities with Free Crafts Thompson Hall

5:30 pm Grand Champion Animals Displayed, Premium Sale

6:30 pm Premium Sale, Sponsor: Washington County Fair Association Livestock Arena

 

Friday, August 23

10:00 am GATES OPEN Fairgrounds

10:00 am to 9:00 pm Free Petting Zoo Sponsored by Farm Credit

10:00 am Open Beef Show Livestock Arena

Noon Supreme Showmanship, Livestock Arena

5:00 pm All Jr. Exhibitors Award Picnic Livestock Arena

5:00 pm Midway Opens, Armbands $25 each

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Washington County 4-H Presents Demonstrations and Hands-on Activities with Free Crafts Thompson Hall

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Washington County Farm Bureau Women Committee Fun on the Farm Exhibit Thompson Hall

6:30 pm Ladies and Gents Lead Sheep Barn

6:00pm-8:00 pm 4-Wheeler Rodeo, Sponsored by Freedom Power Sports, Rodeo Arena

7:30 pm Livestock Beauty Pageant Livestock Arena

8:00 pm Washington County Sheriff’s K-9 Demonstration, Livestock Arena

10:00 pm – 1:30 am MIDNIGHT MADNESS, $20 Armbands with a Pepsi Can  Midway

 

Saturday, August 24

9:00 am GATES OPEN Fairgrounds

10:00 am to 9:00 pm Free Petting Zoo Sponsored by Farm Credit

9:00 am Youth Dog Show Livestock Arena

9:00 am – 1:00 pm Dutch Oven Cook-Off Front Gate

Noon Midway Opens, Armbands $25

1:00 pm Adult Sheep Showmanship Livestock Arena

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Kids Fest Livestock Arena

7:00 pm LJ Jenkins Bull Riding Tour Rodeo Arena, Sponsored by APAC

8:00pm – 10:00pm Release Exhibits

 

Sunday, August 25

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Thompson Hall/Cultural Arts/Horticulture Hall released