2016 Union County Fair Schedule


Four days of shows, rides, music, and fun

Staff Report



UNION COUNTY — The 2016 Union County Fair will be held Oct. 18-22 at the Union County Fairgrounds and the four-day event includes the following:

Ten Buck Tuesday

Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the fair will be “Ten Buck Tuesday.” Gates will be open from 5 a.m.-11 p.m.

Gate admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger with those 2 and younger admitted free.

• Carnival Rides

Ten Buck Tuesday enables those attending the fair to purchase a wristband for $10. The wristband allows you to ride the carnival rides at the show throughout the day.

The day’s events include:

• Agricultural Exhibits

— Home Economics and Agricultural Products Judging at 9 a.m.

— Beef & Cattle Show at 6 p.m.

• On The Fair Stage

— Music by Todd’s from 5-6 p.m.

— Joker’s Habit Band from 7-9 p.m.

• Free Shows Around The Midway

— Show Me Swine Racers (Pig Racing) at 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 10 p.m.

— Team Rock at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 9 p.m.

— Sea Lion Splash at 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9:30 p.m.

— Red Dragon Laser Tag at 5-10 p.m.

• Bingo

Bingo will be played each night. A small fee will be charged to play. Prizes will be awarded nightly.

Senior Day And Church Night

Wednesday is both Senior Day and Church Night at the fair. Gates will be open from 5 a.m.-11 p.m.

Gate admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger with those 2 and younger admitted free.

Senior Day is sponsored by the Union County Council on Aging and will include food and entertainment for seniors from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with lunch served at 11:30 a.m.

There will also be a Sea Lion Splash performance for seniors.

• Carnival Rides

A $4 off coupon ride ticket will be available with Church Night tickets. The Church Night tickets may be obtained this Sunday at the local churches sponsoring Church Night.

The day’s events include:

• Agricultural Exhibits

— Rabbit & Poultry Judging at 10 a.m.

— Pullet Show at 4 p.m.

— Lamb Show at 6 p.m.

• On The Fair Stage

— Crimson Ridge from 5:15-6:15 p.m.

— McBeth Choir from 6:15-7:15 p.m.

— Rev. Jefferson McDowell from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

— Team Rock Praise Team from 9-10 p.m.

— Music by Todd’s from 10-10:30 p.m.

• Free Shows Around The Midway

— Show Me Swine Racers (Pig Racing) at 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 10 p.m.

— Team Rock at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

— Sea Lion Splash at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

— Red Dragon Laser Tag at 5-10 p.m.

• Bingo

Bingo will be played each night. A small fee will be charged to play. Prizes will be awarded nightly.

Community Appreciation Night

Thursday is Community Appreciation Night. Gates will be open from 5 a.m.-11 p.m.

Gate admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger with those 2 and younger admitted free.

• Carnival Rides

To ride all day on the carnival rides, the public has the option of:

— Advance pay One Price Discount Ride Ticket — $15

— Pay One Price at gate — $16 (No Coupon Needed)

The day’s events include:

• 5K Day At The Fair

From 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the fair will play host to the 5K classes of Union County which will get to enjoy all it has to offer including a performance by Sea Lion Splash at 11:30 a.m.

• Agricultural Exhibits

— Dairy Show at 6 p.m.

• On The Fair Stage

— Music by Todd’s from 5-6 p.m.

— Vincent Downing from 6-7 p.m.

— Mellow Night from 7:15-8:15 p.m.

— Donovan Wells from 8:30-9:30 p.m.

• Free Shows Around The Midway

— Show Me Swine Racers (Pig Racing) at 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 10 p.m.

— Team Rock at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 9 p.m.

— Sea Lion Splash at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m..

— Red Dragon Laser Tag at 5-10 p.m.

• Bingo

Bingo will be played each night. A small fee will be charged to play. Prizes will be awarded nightly.

School Day At The Fair

Friday is School Day At The Fair. Gates will be open from 3 p.m.-midnight.

Gate admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger with those 2 and younger admitted free.

As part of School Day, there will be free admission for school age children from 3-6 p.m.

• Carnival Rides

$4 off wristbands for carnival rides will be available for purchase from 3 p.m.-midnight.

The day’s events include:

• Agricultural Exhibits

— Meat Goat Show at 6 p.m.

• On The Fair Stage

— Music by Todd’s from 3-5 p.m.

— Union County Fair Pageant from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

— QUEST from 8:30-10:30 p.m.

• Free Shows Around The Midway

— Show Me Swine Racers (Pig Racing) at 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 10 p.m.

— Team Rock at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 9 p.m.

— Sea Lion Splash at 6:30 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9:30 p.m.

— Red Dragon Laser Tag at 5-10 p.m.

• Bingo

Bingo will be played each night. A small fee will be charged to play. Prizes will be awarded nightly.

Saturday

On Saturday, games will be open from 11:30 a.m.-midnight.

Gate admission is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger with those 2 and younger admitted free.

• Carnival Rides

To ride all day Saturday, the public has the following options:

Advance Pay One Price Discount Ticket for $15. (Purchased before Oct. 18 at participating outlets.)

Saturday Price Deal in which a ticket purchased that day for $18 is valid from noon-5 p.m. and a ticket purchased for $20 is valid from noon-midnight.

The day’s events include:

• On The Fair Stage

— Music by Todd’s (To be announced)

— Highway 49 Band from 5-6 p.m.

— Maggie Thompson from 6:15-7:15 p.m.

— Monroe Smith from 7:15-9:15 p.m. and 8:30-10 p.m.

• Free Shows Around The Midway

— Show Me Swine Racers (Pig Racing) at 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

— Team Rock at 3 p.m., 6 p.m., and 8 p.m.

— Sea Lion Splash at 5 p.m., 7 p.m., and 9 p.m.

— Red Dragon Laser Tag at 2-10 p.m.

• Bingo

Bingo will be played each night. A small fee will be charged to play. Prizes will be awarded nightly.

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Four days of shows, rides, music, and fun

Staff Report

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