Showman of Showmen, livestock sale highlight fair schedule


171st Preble County Fair runs throgh Aug. 7

R-H Staff



The 171st Preble County Fair will have events running through Saturday, Aug. 7

The 171st Preble County Fair will have events running through Saturday, Aug. 7


Eddie Mowen Jr. | The Register-Herald

PREBLE COUNTY — The 171st Preble County Fair is winding down, but there are plenty of fun events left for attendees to enjoy through Saturday, Aug. 7.

Wednesday, Aug. 4 (Senior Citizen’s Day – 65 and older admitted for free)

In addition to junior fair events taking place throughout the day including poultry, horse and pony, and market swine shows, the Preble County Council on Aging will host the Senior Dance in the Expo Expansion from 5-8 p.m. Dirt Flat Drags will begin at 7 p.m. Grandstand tickets are $6, and infield tickets are $10.

Thursday, Aug. 5

The Toney Building will host a 4-H Cook Off beginning at 8 a.m., followed by a 4-H Mystery Mixer beginning at 1 p.m. in the same location.

Thursday evening will be host to multiple infield events, including the 6500# Stock Antiques Tractor Pull, beginning at 5:30 p.m., and the Truck & Tractor Pull, beginning at 7 p.m. For both events, grandstand tickets are $6, and infield tickets are $10.

Capping off the evening will be the Grand Showman of Showmen competition, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Expo Building and Horse Arena.

Friday, Aug. 6

Friday’s events will begin with the Jr. Fair Livestock Sale in the Expo Building and Bruner Arena beginning at 9 a.m.

Later in the day, there will be the Championship Draft Horse Pull in the Horse Arena at 7 p.m. Also beginning at 7 p.m. is a Jr. Fair Dance and Barn Games in the Rabbit Show Arena.

The day will end with the NTPA Regional Truck and Tractor Pull beginning at 7 p.m. Grandstand tickets are $8, and infield tickets are $12.

Saturday, Aug. 7

On the final day of the fair, the annual parade will begin on Cherry Street at 11 a.m., winding through Eaton before ending at the grandstand in the Preble County Fairgrounds. Festivities will end with another demolition derby beginning at 6 p.m. Grandstand tickets are $6, and infield tickets are $15.

Full Schedule:

Wednesday, Aug. 4

8 a.m. – Jr. Fair Poultry Show (Dairy Show Arena)

9 a.m. – Jr. Fair Horse & Pony Show (Horse Arena)

9-11 a.m. – Floral Drop Off (Produce Barn)

10 a.m. – Jr. Fair Market Swine Show (Bruner Arena)

12 p.m. – Floral Show Judging (Produce Barn)

1-10 p.m. – Amusement Rides Open – Wristbands All Day $20

4 p.m. – Jr. Fair Breeding, Dairy & Exotic Goat Show (Dairy Arena)

4-5 p.m. – Open Youth Rabbit Show Entries (Rabbit Show Arena)

5-8 p.m. – PCCOA Senior Dance (Expo Expansion)

5:30 p.m. – Open Rabbit Show (Rabbit Show Arena)

7 p.m. – Market Beef Carcass Show (Expo)

7 p.m. – Dirt Flat Drags – Grandstand $6, Infield $10

Thursday, Aug. 5

8 a.m. – 4-H Cook Off (Toney Building)

9 a.m. – Jr. Fair Horse & Pony Show (Horse Arena)

9 a.m. – FFA & 4-H Livestock Judging Contest (Expo)

12 p.m. – Open Class Swine Show (Bruner Arena)

1-10 p.m. – Amusement Rides Open – Wristbands All Day $20

1 p.m. – 4-H Mystery Mixer (Toney Building)

2 p.m. – Jr. Fair Breeding & Preble Co Born & Raised Market Sheep Show (Dairy Show Arena)

5:30 p.m. – 6500# Stock Antique Tractors – Grandstand $6, Infield $10

7 p.m. – Truck & Tractor Pull – Grandstand $6, Infield $10

7 p.m. – Grand Showman of Showmen (Expo, Horse Arena)

11 p.m. – Jr. Fair Non-Market Livestock Released

Friday, Aug. 6

7 a.m. – End of Early release for Jr.. Fair Non-Market Livestock

9 a.m. – Jr. Fair Livestock Sale (Expo, Bruner Arena)

10 a.m. – Silent Auction – Jr. Fair Baked Goods, Dairy Auction (Expo Expansion)

12-8 p.m. – Voting for Board of Directors (Race Office in Main Office)

12 p.m. – All Jr. Fair Market & Non-Market Livestock Released

1-11 p.m. – Amusement Rides Open – Wristbands All Day $20

7 p.m. – Championship Draft Horse Pull (Horse Arena)

7 p.m. – Jr. Fair Dance & Barn Games (Rabbit Show Arena)

7 p.m. – NTPA Regional Tractor Pull – Grandstand $8, Infield $12

Saturday, Aug. 7

9 a.m. – Cloverbud Share Day (Toney Building)

9 a.m. – Kiddie Tractor Pull – Sign Ups – grandstand Track

9:30 a.m. – Free Admission Kiddie Tractor Pull (Grandstands)

9:30 a.m. – Style Review Practice (Toney Building)

10 a.m. – Draft Horse Show (Horse Arena)

10 a.m. – Line Up for Fair Parade (Cherry Street, Eaton)

11 a.m. – Parade Begins on Cherry Street

11:30 a.m. – Free Admission – Parade (Grandstands)

1-11 p.m. Amusement Rides Open – Wristbands All Day $20

2 p.m. – Style Review (Toney Building)

3- 5 p.m. – All Fair Non – Livestock Projects Released

3-5 p.m. – Visual Arts Projects Released – Premium Pick Up (Expo Expansion)

3-5 p.m. – All Open Class Non-Livestock Projects Released

6 p.m. – Demolition Derby – Grandstand $6, Infield $15

The 171st Preble County Fair will have events running through Saturday, Aug. 7
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171st Preble County Fair runs throgh Aug. 7

R-H Staff