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Hopkins County- Madisonville Fair 2023

July 25, 2023 - July 29, 2023

Fair Schedule: JULY 25 – JULY 29 2023

$10 (Tuesday-Wednesday) $15 (Thursday-Saturday) Nightly Fair admission price includes unlimited rides and events. Does not include entry fees for participation in specific competitions, games, or food.

No admission refunds and/or rain checks for any event/show or rides. No Re-entry.

Monday, July 24

  • 4H, FFA Home & Garden Department, Adult Farm Products, Home & Garden Building- entries accepted 10am-6pm
  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 4-H Home Economics and Agriculture and FFA division begins accepting all entries, including food
  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Home and Garden Department begins accepting all entries except baked good and flowers
  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Fruits and Vegetables and Adult Farm Crop entries to be entered

Tuesday July 25: Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED

  • Gates open at 5:00 p.m., rides provided by Drew Exposition start at 5:30 p.m.
  • 9:00 a.m. Judging of Home and Garden Department, Farm Crops, open, F.F.A., Farm Crops, Fruit and Vegetables exhibits
  • 9:00 a.m. All 4-H entries will be judged and finalized by 5:00 p.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.-noon Home and Garden Department begins accepting Baked Goods and Flowers Hay Quality Contest
  • 11:00 a.m. F.F.A. seed identification
  • 4:00-6:00 p.m. Poultry of all breeds to be entered, Judged at 6:00 p.m. and released by 9:00 p.m. (must be picked up)
  • 5:00 p.m. All F.F.A. Garden, Crop, Horticulture, and Shop entries to be entered and in place
  • 5:00 p.m. Goats Weigh In
  • 5:30 p.m. Sheep Weigh In
  • 6:00 p.m. Goat Show (Sheep Show to follow Goat Show)
  • 7:00 p.m. BALLARD CENTER – Miss Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. Motocross Practice Session
  • 7:00 p.m. ARENA – Hot Air Balloon Rides
  • 8:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Karaoke Contest
  • 11:00 p.m. Rides Close

Wednesday, July 26: Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED

  • General Admission Gates open at 5:00 p.m., rides provided by Drew Exposition start at 5:30 p.m.
  • 5:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Swine Weigh In
  • 6:30 p.m. Swine Show
  • 7:00 p.m. BALLARD CENTER – Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. ARENA – Motocross Races
  • 8:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Karaoke Contest
  • 11:00 p.m. Rides close

Thursday, July 27: Admission $15 per person RIDES INCLUDED

  • Gates open at 5:00 p.m., rides provided by Drew Exposition start at 5:30 p.m.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Rabbits to be entered
  • 5:00 p.m. All Cattle to be entered
  • 6:00-9:00 p.m. Rabbit Show
  • 9:00 p.m. Rabbits released (must be picked up)
  • 6:30 p.m. Judging of all beef cattle: F.F.A., 4-H and open Classes: Beef show order: F.F.A. steers, 4-H steers, open Youth steers, F.F.A. showmanship, 4-H showmanship, F.F.A. Breeding Animals, 4-H Breeding Animals
  • 7:00 p.m. BALLARD CENTER – Little Miss & Mister Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. ARENA – Full Throttle Monster Truck Show
  • 8:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Karaoke Contest
  • 9:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Concert – Instant Zeal Band
  • 11:00 p.m. Rides close

Friday, July 28: Admission $15 per person RIDES INCLUDED

  • Gates open at 5:00 p.m., rides provided by Drew Exposition start at 5:30 p.m.
  • 10:00 a.m. BALLARD CENTER – Pet Show sponsored by Calhoun’s Farm & Pet
  • 7:00 p.m. BALLARD CENTER – Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Play ‘N’ Hooky Pedal Tractor Pull (KY Sanctioned Pull)
  • 7:00 p.m. ARENA – TNT Truck & Tractor Pull
  • 7:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Mullet Contest
  • 8:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Karaoke Contest
  • 11:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Drawing for $500.00 Giveaway
  • Midnight Rides close

Saturday, July 29: Admission $15 per person RIDES INCLUDED

  • Gates open at 4:00 p.m., rides provided by Drew Exposition start at 4:30 p.m.
  • 8:00 a.m. Check out time for: Farm Crops, 4-H
  • 10:00 a.m. Agriculture exhibits, 4-H Home Economics entries, and F.F.A. entries
  • 8:00 a.m. All Home and Garden Department
  • 10:00 a.m. Entries, including flower containers, should be checked out by this time
  • 5:00 p.m. BALLARD CENTER – Hopkins County Fair Baby Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. ARENA – TNT Truck & Tractor Pull
  • 8:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Karaoke Contest
  • 9:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Karaoke Finals
  • 11:00 p.m. MIDWAY – Drawing for $1,000.00 Giveaway
  • 12:30 a.m. Rides close

Details

Start:
July 25, 2023
End:
July 29, 2023
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Website:
https://hopkinscountymadisonvillefair.com/

Venue

Hopkins County Fairgrounds
605 East Arch Street
Madisonville, KY United States
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