The Big Butler Fair

Always Over the Fourth

June 29th - July 7th, 2018

Kids 6 and Under Free

Schedule

Thursday, June 28th

Harness Racing

10:00 am

Friday, June 29th

Harness Racing

10:00 am

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Carnival Opens

3:00 pm

Entries Received at Arts Crafts Building

1:00 - 5:00 pm

Weigh-In Market Animals

6:00 pm

Bike Night I - Annual Bike Night - $5.00 per Bike

7:00 pm

95.1 & 103.5 Willie Fest Concert

8:00 pm

FREE CONCERT - Joe Patrick and Four on the Floor Band

8:00 pm

FREE CONCERT - Neal McCoy

8:00 pm

Saturday, June 30th

Shooting on Horseback Exhibition in the Roper's Ring

TBA

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Judging Home Ec, 4-H & Vocational Plants, Flowers, Farm & Garden Fancy Work

9:00 am

Judging Open & Junior Poultry

9:00 am

Antique Tractor Pull

10:00 am

Carnival Opens

1:00 pm

Judging Junior Beef Showmanship

1:00 pm

Followed by Junior Beef Breed Show

1:00 pm

Exhibition Barrels

1:00 pm

Jackpot Game Horse Show

2:30 pm

Monster Trucks - Presented by JM Productions

7:00 pm

Pick-Up Truck Demo Derby

7:00 pm

Featuring Higher Education, a School Bus Monster Truck

7:00 pm

Square Dance at W.L. Roenigk Sr. Cattle Arena

8:00 pm

Sunday, July 1st

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Judging Open & Junior Rabbits

9:00 am

Judging Junior Goat Showmanship

9:00 am

Open & Junior Goats

9:00 am

Market Goats

9:00 am

Open & Junior Boer Goats

9:00 am

Big Butler Fair Drive In Show – Draft Horses

9:30 am

Carnival Kiddie Land Opens

1:00 pm

Carnival Opens

1:00 pm

Jackpot Mini Horse Show - Jackpot Trail

2:00 pm

Shepherd’s Lead Line

6:00 pm

School Bus Demolition Derby

7:00 pm

Monday, July 2nd

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Junior Horse & Pony Show

9:00 am

Judging Antique Farm Machinery

10:00 am

Judging Junior Sheep Showmanship

1:00 pm

Followed by Junior Sheep Breed Show

1:00 pm

Carnival Kiddie Land Opens

3:00 pm

Carnival Opens

3:00 pm

Judging Junior Market Lambs

6:00 pm

Giant Auto Demolition Derby - Presented by JM Productions

7:00 pm

Tuesday, July 3rd

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Judging Haflinger/Draft Pony Halter

9:00 am

Judging Light Horse Halter Show

9:00 am

Followed by Draft Horse Youth Show

9:00 am

Judging Light Horse & Pony

9:00 am

Light Horse Halter Classes

9:00 am

Jackpot Showmanship

9:00 am

Pony Halter Classes

9:00 am

Pony Performance Classes

9:00 am

Jackpot Pleasure

9:00 am

Judging Open & Junior Dairy Breeds

9:00 am

Brown Swiss, Jersey & Holstein

9:00 am

Judging Junior Swine Showmanship

1:00 pm

Followed by Junior Swine Breed Show

1:00 pm

Carnival Kiddie Land Opens

3:00 pm

Carnival Opens

3:00 pm

Judging Junior Market Hogs

6:00 pm

Draft Horse Fun Show

6:00 pm


Kids Caravan Parade - Roenigk Cattle Arena

6:30 pm

Full Pull Productions - Truck Pulls - Sanctioned by USA-East Sled Pulling, Inc. - USA-East Series Points

7:00 pm

Open 3.6 Smooth Bore Diesel 4x4 Trucks

7:00 pm

Super Street Gas 4x4 Trucks

7:00 pm

Super Farm/Limited Pro Tractors

7:00 pm

Wednesday, July 4th

Judging Draft Horse Halter

9:00 am

Judging Open Market Lambs

9:00 am

Followed by Open Sheep Breed Show

9:00 am

Judging Open & Junior Dairy

9:00 am

Ayrshire, Guernsey & Milking Shorthorn

9:00 am

Judging Rabbit Showmanship

9:00 am

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Carnival Opens

1:00 pm

Carnival Kiddie Land Opens

1:00 pm

4-H & FFA Master Showman Contest

3:00 pm

Meet the "Agricultural Commodity Queens of the County" - Livestock Pavilion

4:00 pm

Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger / Draft Pony / Single Hitches

4:30 pm

Animal Costume Classes - Roper’s Ring

6:00 pm

Full Pull Productions - Track Drag Races

6:30 pm

Drag Races

6:30 pm

Judging Junior Dairy Showmanship

7:30 pm

Gigantic Fireworks Display - Rescheduled to Friday July 6th

Dusk

Thursday, July 5th

Butler Fair Horse Show

9:00 am

Judging Open Market Steers

9:00 am

Followed by Open Beef Breed Show

9:00 am

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Youth Awards Committee Meeting

2:00 pm

Carnival Kiddie Land Opens

3:00 pm

Carnival Opens

3:00 pm

Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger / Draft Pony / Multiple Hitches

4:30 pm

Celebrity Milking Contest

7:00 pm

Full Pull Productions - Truck Pulls - Sanctioned by USA-East Sled Pulling, Inc. - USA-East Series Points

7:00 pm

"Run What Ya Brung" 4x4

7:00 pm

Hot Farm Tractors

7:00 pm

Big Rigs Modified Semi Trucks

7:00 pm

FREE Giant Sundae

8:00 pm

Friday, July 6th

Butler Fair Horse Show

9:00 am

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Carnival Kiddie Land Opens

3:00 pm

Carnival Opens

3:00 pm

Colt Jenny Memorial Pony Pull

4:00 pm

Kid Power Pedal Pulls

5:30 pm

LB Roenigk Memorial Draft Horse Pulls

7:00 pm

Mud Bog

7:00 pm

Annual Youth Awards Program

7:30 pm

Chainsaw Woodcarving Live Auction

8:00 pm

Youth Dance at W.L. Roenigk Sr. Cattle Arena

9:00 pm

Gigantic Fireworks Display

Dusk

Saturday, July 7th

Fair Opens

9:00 am

Miniature Horse Pulls

11:00 am

Carnival Kiddie Land Opens

1:00 pm

Carnival Opens

1:00 pm

Y108 Freedom Fest

7:00 pm

Bike Night II - Freedom Bike Night - $5.00 per Bike

7:00 pm

FREE CONCERT - Frank Vieira

7:00 pm

FREE CONCERT - Sam Grow

8:00 pm

FREE CONCERT - Dylan Scott

8:00 pm

Free On Grounds Entertainment - Daily Schedule

All daily schedule acts / rides listed below start every day beginning at 2:00 PM.
Acts / Shows are included with Fair Admission and do not have pre-specified start and end times. 
Times vary by act/show and can change due to crowd sizes, day and weather.

Bar C Ranch Camel Ride

2:00 pm

Butterfly Exhibit

2:00 pm

Brad Matchette Comedy Hypnotist

2:00 pm

Dennis Beach, Wood Carver

2:00 pm

Petting Zoo

2:00 pm

Syria Shrine Clowns

2:00 pm

New For 2018

Blacksmith Show

2:00 pm

Royal Bengal Tiger Show

2:00 pm

Saturday, June 30th ONLY

Shooting on Horseback Exhibition in the Roper's Ring

2:00 pm

The Butler Fair Board reserves the right to delete or change this program as necessary. Time and days may vary.

The events listed are based off of the 2018 Big Butler Fair schedule.

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