158th Consecutive Annual Harrison County Agricultural Fair June 18-24, 2017

Fair Week - Harrison County FairMonday-Saturday, Gates open each day at 4:00 PM.

Pay $10.00 at the gate on Monday-Saturday.
Price includes admission, parking, all rides and
GENERAL admission to the shows on the Grandstand.

Monday-Saturday: Windell Ag. Building open 5:00 - 10:00 PM.

Friday, June 9th

Deadline: Harrison County Farmers Build Against Hunger Food Drive - Food Items Construction Contest

Friday, June 16th

Auction Registration (MANDATORY AT TIME OF CHECK-IN)
Poultry Check-In – 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Pitts Small Animal Barn
Rabbit Check-In – 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM, Pitts Small Animal Barn
Beef/Dairy Check-In- 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Goats, and Sheep Check-In – 9:00 AM- 9:00 PM
Swine Check-In/ Weigh-In– 9:00 AM– Midnight– Weigh in when you check in or on Saturday morning. BRING PQA CARDS TO SWINE CHECK-IN / WEIGH-IN.
Poultry Weigh-in –7:00 PM, Pitts Small Animal Barn
Barn Beef, Dairy, Goat, and Sheep Market Animal Weigh-In – 6:00 PM- 9:00 PM
3-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
7:00 PM: Registration deadline for Working Chute competition, Click here for form

Saturday, June 17th

7-8 AM: Swine Weigh-In ~ BRING PQA cards to CHECK-IN
8:00 AM: FFA livestock members must have registered with Alice Hayse no later than 8 AM, Call Alice Hayse 812‐225‐1881
8-11 AM: Auction Photo Session for entries in the Auction (MANDATORY) Photo order– Poultry, Dairy, Beef, Sheep, Goats, Rabbits, Swine (Current 4-H Shirt recommended) Please wear your number in the front so it will be visible in the photo. Time: TBD: Carcass Project Scanning –Please watch for time announcement in the Clover Print
9 AM: Novice Poultry Show, Pitts Small Animal Barn ~ Sponsored by Todd & Lisa Uhl
9:30 AM: 4-H Meat Pen Poultry Show, – Pitts Small Animal Barn
10 AM to 1 PM: FFA Livestock Show – 4-H Show Pavilion – register with Alice Hayse
11 AM: 4-H Poultry Showmanship and Exhibition Poultry Show, Pitts Small Animal Barn
12 Noon: Practice for the Working Chute Contest
1-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
2-3 PM: How to Market Your 4-H Livestock Project – no entry fee; open to the public @ Windell Ag. Building
4 PM: 4-H Meat Goat / Pygmy Goat / All Other Breed Show, Small Animal Barn Annex
7:00 PM: Miss Harrison County Queen Pageant, Windell Ag. Building (Talmage Windell Memorial Agriculture Building (Free entry)
7 PM: Working Chute Contest, Sponsor: Harrison County Cattle Association

Harrison County Fair - 2017Sunday, June 18th

Free Parking ~ Free Gate ~ Free General Admission to Grandstand
1:30 PM: Open Novice Dairy Female Show ~ Sponsored by Dana Leffler
2 PM: 4-H Dairy Female Show, 4-H Show Pavilion
2 PM: Registration opens for the 3:00 PM North Harrison FFA Pedal Tractor Pull
2:30-3 PM: Registration Pie Pastry Decorating Contest, Windell Ag. Building ~ Sponsor: Jay C Food Store
3-3:30 PM: Pie Pastry Decorating Contest Judging, Windell Ag. Building ~ Sponsor: Jay C Food Store
3-4 PM: North Harrison FFA Pedal Tractor Pull
3-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
4-5 PM: Line Up for the Fair Parade at Keller Parking Lot and YMCA Parking Lot.
4-6:30 PM: All American Catering (formerly L&S Catering) – pork chop & pork burger dinners under the grandstand
5:30 PM: Fair Parade Begins, Sponsor: Preferred Popcorn of Bradford
7:30 PM: Crowning of Miss Harrison County 2017 at the Grandstand, Sponsor: Albin Jewelers
8:00 PM: Levi Riggs Country Concert in Talmage Windell Memorial Ag. Building $10 admission at the door, Sponsor: Bennett and Bennett Insurance

Monday, June 19th

8:30 AM Open Novice Rabbit Show ~ Sponsor: Beef O'Brady's
9 AM: 4-H Rabbit Breed Show, Small Animal Barn Annex
9 AM to 2 PM: Agriculture & Horticulture Product entries accepted, Homecomer's Hall
9 AM t0 2 PM: Home Economic, Fine Art, Textile Products entries accepted, Windell Ag. Building
9 AM to 2 PM: Weigh In Biggest Vegetable Contest entries accepted Homecomer's Hall
10 AM: 4-H Rabbit Ambassador, Showmanship, Small Animal Barn Annex
11:30: Open Novice Dairy Show ~ 4-H Show Pavilion, Sponsor: Adam Camm Machine & Welding
12 noon: 4-H Dairy Beef Show , 4-H Show Pavilion
12 Noon - 7 PM: Harrison County Farmers Build Against Hunger Contest, Windell Ag. Building
1-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
4-11 PM: Admission $10 includes parking, unlimited midway rides, general admission seating on grandstand and all exhibits.
4:30 PM: Open Novice Beef Show, 4-H Show Pavilion ~ Sponsor: Engleman Farms
5 PM - 11 PM: Midway Open
5-6 PM: Registration for 6:00 PM North Harrison FFA Pedal Tractor Pull
5-10 PM: Windell Ag. Building Opens with Merchants, Vendors and Entertainment
5 PM: 4-H Beef Show, 4-H Show Pavilion
6-7 PM: North Harrison FFA Pedal Tractor Pull
6-9 PM: North Harrison FFA Popcorn Tasting, Windell Ag. Building
7:30 PM: Demolition Derby Mini Cars & Lawn Mower Derby, Grandstand (free general admission seating with paid $10 entry fee/wrist band) ~ Sponsor: Charlie’s Towing & 135 Auto. Youth Power Wheels Derby (ages 3-9 yrs.): Sponsor: Cobb Heating and Cooling

Tuesday, June 20th

Judging: Harrison County Farmers Build Against Hunger Contest
10:00 AM: Open Dairy Cattle Show, 4-H Show Pavilion ~ Sponsored by Conrad’s Shop
10:30 AM: Open Novice Sheep Show ~ Sponsor: Anotherwise Showstock
11 AM: 4-H Sheep Show, Small Animal Barn
1-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
4-11 PM: Admission $10 includes parking, unlimited midway rides, general admission seating on grandstand and all exhibits.
5 PM - 11 PM: Midway Open
4-8 PM: Youth Coloring Contest, Homemaker's Hall ~ Sponsored by Todd Uhl, President of the Indiana State Fair
4:30 PM: Open Novice Swine Show, 4-H Show Pavilion ~ Sponsor: Cedar Valley Farms
5:00 PM: 4-H Swine Show, 4-H Show Pavilion All Swine showmanship photos will be taken immediately after swine show! Animal Release for Non-Auction Animals – Non-Auction/market animals will be released after the swine show. Animals may continue to leave until 10:00 am on Wednesday.
5-10 PM: Windell Ag. Building Opens with Merchants, Vendors and Entertainment
6-9 PM: Corydon Central FFA Chapter hosts Chicken Theme night, Windell Ag. Building
7 PM: Little Miss and Master Contest, Windell Ag. Building Stage
7:00 PM: KOI Dirt Drag Racing, Grandstand (free general admission seating with paid $10 entry fee/wrist band) ~ Sponsor: K & K Farm Equipment & Repair
9:00 PM: Winners of Youth Coloring Contest announced from Grandstand, winners pick up trophies in the Fair Office.
11 PM: Midway closes

Fair Week - Harriosn County FairWednesday, June 21st

10:30 AM: Open Novice Dairy Goat Show, Small Animal Barn Annex~ Sponsor: Uhl's Feed & Small Engines
11 AM: 4-H Dairy Goat Show, Small Animal Barn Annex
1-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
4-11 PM: Admission $10 includes parking, unlimited midway rides, general admission seating on grandstand and all exhibits.
4 PM - 8 PM: Coloring Contest, Homecomer's Hall ~ Sponsored by Todd Uhl, President of the Indiana State Fair
5 PM - 11 PM: Midway Open
5 PM: Entries accepted for Harrison County Fair Photography Contest - Fair Office under Grandstand, Sponsored by Kim Jones Photography
5-10 PM: Windell Ag. Building Opens with Merchants, Vendors and Entertainment
5 PM: 4-H Large Animal Master Showman, 4-H Show Pavilion
6-9 PM: Lanesville FFA Chapter Presentation: Dairy theme
6:30 PM: Deadline for Hog Catchin’ teams to sign up in Fair Office. Youth & Adult team classes, 4 people to a team, $40 per team, must have team name. Those under 18 must have parent sign them up. Click Here for entry form
7:00 PM: Hog Catching, Grandstand (free general admission seating with paid $10 entry fee/wrist band)
7 PM: Open Beef Show, 4-H Show Pavilion ~ Sponsored by Conrad’s Shop - Non-auction animals may leave up until 9 AM on Thursday.
7:30 PM: Hog Catching & Old Fashion Hog Callin’ Contest, Grandstand (free general admission seating with paid $10 entry fee/wrist band) ~ Sponsors: First Capital Meat Processing & Wolfe Excavating
9:00 PM: Winners of Youth Coloring Contest announced from Grandstand, winners pick up trophies in the Fair Office.
11 PM: Midway closes

Thursday, June 22nd

10 AM: 4-H Small Animal Master Showman, Small Animal Barn
11 AM: Old-timers' Free Bingo with Prizes, under Grandstand, Must be 65 and over. Must show ID to win a prize. Sponsor: Harrison County Hospital
12 Noon: Entries due for Harrison County Fair Photography Contest - Fair Office under Grandstand, Sponsored by Kim Jones Photography
1:00 PM: Harness Racing Post Time, Sponsor: Harrison County Agricultural Society
1-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
1-2 PM: Entries accepted for the Homemade Cherry Pie Contest, Windell Ag. Building
1-1:30 Raised Bed/Container Gardening demonstration, Master Gardeners, Windell Ag. Building
2:30 PM: Homemade Cherry Pie Contest Judging
2:30 PM: Homemade Cherry Pie Auction (immediately following judging)
4 PM: 4-H Awards Program, 4-H Show Pavilion
4-11 PM: Admission $10 includes parking, unlimited midway rides, general admission seating on grandstand and all exhibits.
5 PM - 11 PM: Midway Open
4 PM - 8 PM: Youth Coloring Contest, Homecomer's Hall ~ Sponsored by Todd Uhl, President of the Indiana State Fair
5 PM: 4-H Family & Buyer’s Chuck Wagon meal, 4-H Dairy Barn
5-10 PM: Windell Ag. Building Opens with Merchants, Vendors and Entertainment
6 PM: 4-H Livestock Auction, 4-H Show Pavilion
7:30 PM: Demolition Derby (Big Sedans), Grandstand (free general admission seating with paid $10 entry fee/wrist band) ~ Sponsors: Charlie’s Towing & 135 Auto. Power Wheels Derby (ages 3-9 yrs.): Sponsor: Cobb Heating and Cooling
9:00 PM: Winners of Youth Coloring Contest announced from Grandstand, winners pick up trophies in the Fair Office.
11 PM: Midway closes

Friday, June 23rd

11 AM: Old-timers' Free Bingo with Prizes, under Grandstand, Must be 65 and over. Must show ID to win a prize. Sponsor: Harrison County Hospital

Change in Schedule !!

11 AM : Harness Racing Post Time, Sponsor: Harrison County Agricultural Society


1:00 PM: 4-H Fashion Revue at the Talmage Windell Memorial Agriculture Bldg.
1-9 PM: 4-H Exhibit Hall, open for viewing 4-H Projects
4-11 PM: Admission $10 includes parking, unlimited midway rides, general admission seating on grandstand and all exhibits.
5 PM - 11 PM: Midway Open
4:00 PM: Open Class Poultry Show, Pitts Small Animal Building ~ Sponsor Conrad's Shop
5-10 PM: Windell Ag. Building Opens with Merchants, Vendors and Entertainment
5:15-5:30 PM: Baby Contest Boys Division Registration (ages birth to 4 years old) - Windell Ag. Bldg. ~ Sponsor: Matt Miller Trucking, Click Here for Entry Form
5:30 - 7:00 PM: Baby Contest - Boys Division Judging - Windell Ag. Bldg.
6-9 PM: South Central FFA Chapter Presentation: Pork Theme
7:00 PM Open Class Sheep Show in Small Animal Building Annex~ Sponsor Conrad’s Shop
7-7:15 PM: Baby Contest Girls Division Registration (ages birth to 4 years old) - Windell Ag. Bldg. ~ Sponsor: Matt Miller Trucking, Click Here for Entry Form
7:15 PM - 8:45 PM: Baby Contest - Girls Division Judging - Windell Ag. Bldg.
7:00 PM: Truck & Tractor Pull, Grandstand (free general admission seating with paid $10 entry fee/wrist band) Sponsors: Napa Auto Parts, Infinity Concrete, Frank Fisher Truck, Rolling Stones Trucking, Cave Country

Saturday, June 24th

9 AM: Open Rabbit Show, Pitts Small Animal Building ~ Sponsor Conrad's Shop
9 AM to 11:00 AM: Check out Homemaker's Project Exhibits
9 AM to noon: Check out 4-H Projects
12 Noon: Deadline for voting on photos in Harriosn County Fair Photography Contest - Facebook
4-12 midnight: Admission $10 includes parking, unlimited midway rides, general admission seating on grandstand and all exhibits.
5 PM - Midnight: Midway Open
5-10 PM: Windell Ag. Building Opens with Merchants, Vendors and Entertainment
7 PM : Eckart Night: Full Throttle Monster Trucks
9 PM - 10 PM: Harrison County Fair Photography Contest Checkout (Can also Check Out on Monday, June 26 between 7- 7:30 PM) Photos not picked up by Monday will be discared.
9 PM - 10 PM: Ugly Lamp Contest Checkout (Can also Check Out on Monday, June 26 between 7- 7:30 PM)

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The Harrison County Fair has been held for over 150 years, making it the oldest county fair in the state of Indiana to be continuously held in the same location, the Harrison County Fairgrounds

Contact

  • Harrison County Fair Office Phone
  • (812) 267-7471
    Monday through Friday: 9 AM to 6 PM