Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 9
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4-H Building Entries Received Bldg. 12
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Beer, Wine & Cider Entries Received Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Entries Received
(Photography, Fine Arts, Mutli-Media, Afghans, Quilts, Childrens and Middle High/School)
The Null Bldg. (9)
Wednesday, September 13
2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Entries Received
(all exhibits EXCEPT Baked Goods, Photography, Fine Arts, Multi-Media, Afghans, Quilts, Childrens and Middle/High School)
The Null Bldg. (9)
3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Farm and Garden Building Entries Received Bldg. 14A
Thursday, September 14
2 p.m. – 8 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Entries Received
(Baked Goods Only)
The Null Bldg. (9)
3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Farm and Garden Building Entries Received Bldg. 14A
Friday, September 15
9 a.m. Judging – Home Arts & Crafts Building Exhibits
Judging – Farm and Garden Building Exhibits
(CLOSED)
4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. FNP Perks
Presented By: The Frederick News Post
featuring entertainment by the Lost Keys
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
5 p.m. Horse Pull
Presented By The Great Frederick Fair
FREE
Outdoor Equine Arena
5 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens
Pay One Price ($)
Midway
 7 p.m.  Farm Family, Agri-Business, & Ag-Advocate of the Year Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. 4-H Royalty Contest & Character Counts Recognition
TBA
Presented by PJ’s Roofing
($)
Bldg. 32
Grandstand
Saturday, September 16
9 a.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Opens to Public
Farm and Garden Building Opens to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Open Class Dairy Goat Show
4-H/FFA Horse & Pony Show, English
The Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 32
Outdoor Equine Arena
8:30 a.m – 10 a.m. FFA Corsages and Plan & Plant Entries Received Bldg. 12
10 a.m. *Carnival Midway Opens – 10 a.m. – close.
Pay One Price ($) Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m. Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4-H Baked Goods, Plan & Plant, Garden & Field Crop Entries Received Bldg. 12
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Micro 500 Race Day
Presented By: Gator Tech
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. 4-H/FFA Booth/Display Entries Received Bldg. 12
2 p.m. Decorated Wagon Parade
City Streets, Country Roads
(Free)
Bldg. 44
3 p.m. All Other Buildings Open to Public
7:30 p.m. TBA
Presented By: DARCARS Toyota of Frederick
($)

Grandstand
Sunday, September 17
8 a.m. 4-H/FFA Rabbit Judging Bldg. 14
8:30 a.m. Draft Horse & Mule Show Outdoor Equine Arena
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Open Class Dairy Cattle Show
4-H/FFA Swine Fitting & Showing
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 32
Bldg. 25
Noon – Close Carnival Midway Open
($)
Noon – 6 p.m. Kids Outdoor Expo
Presented By: Silverado Gun Show, Hendershot’s Sporting Goods & Jefferson Archery
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
1 p.m. Horseshoeing Demonstration Bldg. 23
1 p.m. 4-H/FFA Swine Breeding Show Bldg. 25
2 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Fitting & Showing
4-H/FFA Poultry Showmanship
Stick Horse Workshop
City Streets, Country Road
(Free)
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 14
Bldg. 44
3 p.m. Vintage Art Auction
Presented By: Eddie Mercer Agri-Services
Bldg. 18
5 p.m. 4-H Cake Auction Bldg. 18
5:30 p.m. Frederick County FFA Greenhand & Character Counts Ceremony Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. TBA
Presented By: Buffalo Wild Wings & The Great Frederick Fair
($)
Grandstand
Monday, September 18
9 a.m. 4-H/FFA and Open Poultry Judging
All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Beef Showmanship
4-H/FFA Dog Show

Bldg. 14

Inside Gate 3

Bldg. 18
Bldg. 32

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations The Null Bldg. (9)
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Senior Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
featuring entertainment by Debbie Williams & the City Slickers Band
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
2 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Open – “Fill The Wheel” Special
($)
 2 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Breeding Show  Bldg. 28
4 p.m. Open Class Dairy Cattle Released
5 p.m. 4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show
4-H/FFA Beef Heifer Show
Bldg. 28
Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. Lucas Oil East Coast National Tractor/Truck Pull Night
Presented By: Keith’s Automotive Repair
($)
(Modified, Super Stock/Pro Stock Tractors/ Pro Stock Diesel FWD Trucks)
Grandstand
Tuesday, September 19 – Governor’s Day
8 a.m. 4-H/FFA Dairy Show Bldg. 32
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Swine Market Show
Open Class Beef Cattle Show (All Breeds)
Open Class Sheep Breeding Show (Wool Breeds)
Inside Gate 3Bldg. 25
Bldg. 18
Bldg. 28
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
The Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Family Day / Child I.D. Program
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair & The MD Scottish Rite Masonic Lodge
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
11 a.m. – noon Jousting Exhibition
(Free)
Grandstand
2 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – Pay One Price
($)
5 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Market Show Bldg. 28
6 p.m.  Prospect Feeder Calf Sale Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. Demolition Derby,Cars
Presented By: South Mt. Collision & Auto & McHenry’s Small Engines
($)
Grandstand
7 p.m. Market Rabbit Sale Bldg. 14 (Poultry/Rabbit Bldg.)
7:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Pretty Goat Contest Bldg. 32
Wednesday, September 20 – Agriculture Day
8 a.m. Open Class Sheep Breeding Show (Meat Breeds) Bldg. 28
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Beef Steer Show
4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show
Inside Gate 3Bldg. 18
Bldg. 32
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
The Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Frederick Community Day
Presented By: Frederick County Bank
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak
(Free)
Grandstand
Noon Harness Racing
(Free)
Grandstand
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Kiddie Carnival Rides Open
($)
2 p.m. – close Carnival Midway Opens – $50 Carload Special – Presented By: WAFY Key 103.1
($)
Parking in Lot D Required (Off Moncacy Blvd.)
6 p.m. 4-H/FFA Decorated Lamb and Lead Contest Bldg. 28
6:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Poultry & Rabbit Dress Up Contest Bldg. 14
7 p.m. Demolition Derby, Trucks & Vans
Presented By: South Mt. Collision and Middletown Valley Cooling & Heating
($)
Grandstand
7:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Market Goat Sale Bldg. 32
Thursday, September 21 – Old Fashion Day
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Open Class Dairy Cattle Show
Bldg. 32
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
The Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
Inside Gate 3
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Frederick County History Day
Presented By: The Tourism Council of Frederick
& The Frederick Historic Sites Consortium
featuring entertainment by Double Intrigue
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
11 a.m. Farrier Demonstration – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak
(Free)
Grandstand
Noon Harness Racing
(Free)
Grandstand
12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Kiddie Carnival Rides Open
($)
Approx. 1:30 p.m. Old Fashion Day, Parade of Antique Cars
Immediately following the races
(Free)
Grandstand
2 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – Pay One Price
($)
5:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Beef, Sheep, & Swine Sale Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Pretty Cow Contest Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. TBA
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
($)
Grandstand
Friday, September 22 – Children’s Day
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Camalids Show
Inside Gate 3Bldg. 32
10 a.m. Open Class Swine Breeding Show Bldg. 25
10 a.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. All Rides Reduced By One Ticket; Regular Ticket Prices after 5 p.m.
($)
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
The Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 2 p.m FCPS S.T.E.M. Showcase
Presented By: BB&T Frederick Underwriters
Grand Rental Events’ Community Tent
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak
(Free)
Noon Harness Racing
(Free)
Grandstand
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds
Kid’s Harness Pedal Races – Presented By: Key Sanitation
(Free)
Grandstand
Grandstand
2:30 p.m Model Horse Show – Equine Expo Tent Inside Gate 3
2:30 – 4:30 p.m. 4-H Fashion Show
Presented By: Frederick County 4-H
Grand Rental Events’ Community Tent
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Let There Be Rock School Showcase
Presented By: BB&T Frederick Underwriters
 Grand Rental Events’ Community Tent
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
6 p.m. Landscapers Contest Winners Announced
Presented By: Classic Landscaping
Bldg. 32
6:15 p.m. 4-H Building Awards Bldg. 32
7 p.m. Selection of the 4-H/FFA & Open Class Dairy Supreme Champions Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. TBA
Presented By: South Side Tire & Auto
($)
Grandstand
Saturday, September 23
7:30 a.m. Livestock Exhibitors’ Breakfast
Presented By: Brandenburg Electric, MidAtlantic Farm Credit, Dairy Maid Dairy & Hemps Meats
(Ticketed Event)
Bldg. 18
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Open Class Boer Goat Show #1
Northeast Texas Longhorn Regional Show
Inside Gate 3Bldg. 28
Bldg. 18
10 a.m. – close *Carnival Midway Opens – 10 a.m. – Close. Pay One Price
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m. Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m.
($)
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Music & More
Presented By: RelyLocal-Frederick
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
10:30am – 11:30 a.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak
(Free)
Grandstand
Noon Harness Racing
(Free)
Grandstand
1 p.m.

4-H/FFA Fleece Competition

Open Class Boer Goat Show #2

Parade of Horses
(Free)

It’s Fiber! Tent

Bldg. 28

Grandstand

1:30 p.m. Parade of Horse Drawn Antique Vehicles
(Free)
2 p.m. Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull
City Streets Country Roads
Bldg. 44
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
7:30 p.m. TBA
Presented By: The Bud Light Concert Series
($)
Grandstand
8 p.m. 4-H/FFA & Open Class Livestock Released, except for Poultry and Rabbits
Sunday, September 24
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. 4-H/FFA & Open Poultry and Rabbits Released Bldg. 14
9 a.m. 4-H/FFA Horse & Pony Show
Western & Theraputic Riding
Outdoor Equine Show Arena
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Home Arts & Craft Building Exhibits Released

Farm & Garden Building Exhibits Released

4-H/FFA Building Exhibits Released

 

The Null Bldg. (9)

Bldg. 14A

Bldg. 12

* Promotion runs until 5 p.m., but wristbands MUST be purchased by 3 p.m.

Daily events – 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. – City Streets Country Roads Agriculture Awareness Exhibit, Milky Way, It’s Fiber! Functional & Fun, Milking Facility, Birthing Center, My “Plate” Garden, Horse Tack Room Exhibit

NOTE: Schedule is subject to change without notice.

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