The Pope County Fair, celebrating its 134th anniversary this year, begins this Wednesday and continues through Sunday at the Pope County Fairgrounds in Glenwood. 

New events and attractions, plus time-honored favorites are set to fill the Pope County fairgrounds again this year and, admission is free for the whole family!

Visit the grandstand for exciting events including Wednesday night’s Skid Loader Rodeo, Thursday’s Birch Coulee Ranch Rodeo, Friday’s Family Fun Night, Saturday’s Truck and Tractor Pull and Sunday’s Demo Derby. 

The fair will be buzzing with other activities throughout the weekend so stop by and check out the 4-H shows and demonstrations, kids’ games and activities, ax throwing, daily tractor shows, the Cihlar Family on the free stage, community meal, bingo, kids pedal tractor pull, open mic on the free stage, state fair talent contest, delicious fair food as well as many other activities.

Also watch the Pope County Fair Facebook page or visit www.popecountyfair.org for more information and updates to events and shows.

Schedule of Events

MONDAY, AUGUST 1ST

• 1:00-7:00 p.m. – Open Class Exhibit Entry (Legacy Building)

TUESDAY, AUGUST 2ND

• 5:00 p.m. – Open Youth Jackpot Sheep Show (Jack Morris Arena)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3RD

• 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Tractor Show

• 9:00 a.m. – 4-H Rabbit Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 10:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. –  4-H Foodstand Open

• 11:00 a.m. – 4-H Poultry Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 12:00 p.m. – Open Class Building Open

• 1:00 p.m. – 4-H Goat Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 6:30 p.m. – Skidloader Rodeo, Grandstand Event

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4TH

• 8:00 a.m. – 4-H Swine Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 8:00 a.m.  – 9:00 p.m. – Tractor Show

• 9:00 a.m. – Senior Craft Shack Opens

• 10:30 a.m – 10:00 p.m. – 4-H Foodstand Open

• 11:00 a.m. – 4-H Beef Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 11:30 a.m. – Community Meal (Little Red Barn)

• 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Karen Tolifson, Free Stage

• 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. – 4-H building open

• 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Kids Games & Activities

• 12:00 p.m. – Exhibit and Vendor Buildings Open

• 2:00 p.m. – Sheep Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 3:00 p.m. – Beer Garden Opens

• 6:30 p.m. – Birch Coulee Ranch Rodeo, Grandstand Event

• 9:00 p.m. – Exhibit Buildings Close

• 10:00 p.m. – 4-H Barns Close

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5TH – Kids Day

• 8:00 a.m. – 4-H Llama & Alpaca Show

• 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Tractor Show

• 9:00 a.m. – Senior Craft Shack Opens

• 10:00 a.m. – 4-H Dairy Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 10:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. – 4-H Foodstand Open

• 12:00 p.m. – Exhibit and Vendor Buildings Open

• 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Free water testing (Industrial Building)

• 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. – 4-H building open

• 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Kids Games & Activities

• 12:30 p.m. – 4-H Showcase Event

• 12:30 p.m. – Sustainable Farming Assoc. presents “Soils for Citizens” show (Legacy Building)

• 1:00 p.m. – Coin Dig in the sand pile

• 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Clueless the Balloon Twister

• 2:00 p.m. – Endurance Horse Trainer (Horse Arena)

• 3:00 p.m. – Beer Garden Opens

• 3:00 p.m. – How to hand spin wool (Legacy Building)

• 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. – Ashby Ax Throwing

• 4:00 p.m. – Coin Dig in the sand pile

• 4:00 p.m. – Open Beef Show (Jack Morris Arena)

• 5:00 p.m. – Kids Pedal Tractor Pull

• 6:30 p.m. – Family Fun Night – Grandstand Event

• 9:00 p.m. – Exhibit Buildings Close

• 10:00 p.m. – 4-H Barns Close

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH

• 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Tractor Show

• 9:00 a.m. – 4-H Livestock Blue Ribbon Auction (Arena)

• 9:00 a.m. – Senior Craft Shack Opens

• 10:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. – 4-H Foodstand Open

• 11:00 a.m. – Baking Contest (Free Stage)

• 11:00 a.m. – Beer Garden Opens

• 12:00 p.m. – Exhibit and Vendor Buildings Open

• 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. – 4-H building open

• 12:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Kids Games & Activities

• 12:30 p.m. – Sustainable Farming Assoc. presents “Soils for Citizens” show (Legacy Building)

• 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Ashby Ax Throwing

• 1:00 p.m. – 4-H All Around Showmanship (Arena)

• 2:00 p.m. – Recycling 55 gal. drums into pots demonstration (Legacy Building)

• 4:30 p.m. – State Fair Talent Contest (Free Stage)

• 4:30 p.m. – Glacial Ridge Cattleman’s Steak Feed (Little Red Barn)

• 3:00 p.m. – Truck & Tractor Pull, Grandstand Event

• 9:00 p.m. – Exhibit Buildings Close

• 9:00 p.m. – 4-H Static exhibits released

• 10:00 p.m. – 4-H Barns Close

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7TH

• 7:00 a.m. – Livestock Release

• 1:00 p.m. – Demo Derby, Grandstand Event

* Schedule of events are subject to change.

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