Schedule of Events

 

Wednesday, September 5
6 – 8 p.m. Beer, Wine & Cider Entries Received Bldg. 14A
Saturday, September 8
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 & Middle High/School)
The Null Bldg. (9)
Wednesday, September 12
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 & Middle/High School)
The Null Bldg. (9)
3 p.m. – 8 p.m. Farm & Garden Building Entries Received Bldg. 14A
Thursday, September 13
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 & Garden Building Entries Received Bldg. 14A
Friday, September 14
9 a.m. Judging – Home Arts & Crafts Building Exhibits
Judging – Farm & Garden Building Exhibits
(CLOSED)
4:30 – 8 p.m. Texas Roadhouse Eating Contest
Befitting Relay for Life
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
5 p.m. Horse Pull (FREE)
Outdoor Equine Arena
5 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – Wristbands ($25)
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m.
Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m.
Midway
5 p.m. – Close Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display Near Bldg. 23
(Track Barn)
7 p.m. Farm Family, Agri-Business, & Ag-Advocate of the Year Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. 4-H Royalty Contest & Character Counts Recognition
Gary Allan
Presented by A&B Luck Plumbing & Heating and Smoking’ Joe’s BBQ ($)
Bldg. 32
Grandstand
Saturday, September 15
8:30 a.m – 10 a.m. FFA Corsages and Plan & Plant Entries Received Bldg. 12
9 a.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Opens to Public
Farm & 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
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 32
Outdoor Equine Arena
Near Bldg. 23
10 a.m. – Close *Carnival Midway Opens – Wristbands ($30)
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m.
Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m.
Midway
10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 4-H Baked Goods, Plan & Plant, Garden & Field Crop Entries Received Bldg. 12
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. TO BE ANNOUNCED
Presented By: Buffalo Wild Wings MD
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
12 p.m. – 8 p.m. Open Dairy Cattle Arrival
(Jersey, Brown Swiss, Milking Shortburn, Guernseys)
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. 4-H/FFA Booth/Display Entries Received Bldg. 12
3 p.m. All Other Buildings Open to Public
6:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Pretty Cow Contest Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. John Kay & Steppenwolf
Presented By: The Bud Light Concert Series ($)
Grandstand
Sunday, September 16
8 a.m. 4-H/FFA Rabbit Judging (followed by Showmanship) Bldg. 14
8:30 a.m. Draft Horse & Mule Show
4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Show – All Breeds
Outdoor Equine Arena
Bldg. 32
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Swine Fitting & Showing
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 32Bldg. 25
Near Bldg. 23 (Track Barn)
Noon – Close Carnival Midway Open ($) Midway
Noon – 6 p.m. Kids Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
1 p.m. Horseshoeing Demonstration Bldg. 23
1 p.m. 4-H/FFA Swine Breeding Show Bldg. 25
2 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Fitting & Showing
4-H/FFA Poultry Showmanship
Stick Horse Workshop (Free)
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 14
Bldg. 44 (City Streets, Country Roads)
3 p.m. The Eddie Mercer Agri-Services Vintage Art Auction
Presented By: Eddie Mercer Agri-Services
Bldg. 18
3:30/4 p.m. 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Supreme Champion Bldg. 32
5 p.m. 4-H Cake Auction Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. Frederick County FFA Greenhand & Character Counts Ceremony Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. Brett Young & Riley Green
Presented By: DARCARS Toyota of Frederick ($)
Grandstand
Monday, September 17
9 a.m. 4-H/FFA & 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
Sulky Saddle To Tack Room Display
Bldg. 14
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 18
Bldg. 32
Near Bldg. 23
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
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
2 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway OpenDollar ($1) Day (all rides $1 each)
2 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Breeding Show Bldg. 28
5 p.m. 4-H/FFA Meat Goat Show
4-H/FFA Beef Heifer Show
Bldg. 28
Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. Lucas Oil East Coast National Tractor/Truck Pull Night
Presented By: Krietz Auto ($)
(Modified, Super Stock/Pro Stock Tractors/ Pro Stock Diesel FWD Trucks)
Grandstand
Tuesday, September 18 – Governor’s Day
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)
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 18
Bldg. 28
Near Bldg. 23
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. Open Dairy Cattle Show
(Holsteins)
Bldg. 32
(Dairy Show Ring)
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Community Day
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
11 a.m. – noon Jousting Exhibition (Free) Grandstand
12:30 – 2 p.m. – Close Kiddie Carnival Rides Open ($) Midway
2 p.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – $60 Carload Special ($)
Presented By: WAFY Key 103.1
Midway
Parking in Lot D Required
5 p.m. 4-H/FFA Sheep Market Show Bldg. 28
6 p.m. Open Dairy Cattle Show (Ayrshires, Guernseys)
Prospect Feeder Calf Sale
Bldg. 32
(Dairy Show Ring)
Bldg. 18
7 p.m. 4-H/FFA Market Rabbit/Turkey Sale Bldg. 14
(Poultry/Rabbit Bldg.)
7 p.m. Demolition Derby,Cars
Presented By: Mark’s Equipment Service and McHenry’s Small Engine ($)
Grandstand
Wednesday, September 19 – Kid’s Day / Agriculture Day
8 a.m. Open Class Sheep Breeding Show (Meat Breeds) Bldg. 28
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Beef Steer Show
4-H/FFA Dairy Goat Show
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 18
Bldg. 32
Near Bldg. 23
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations Null Bldg. (9)
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. FCPS S.T.E.M. Showcase
Presented By: Potomac Edison FirstEnergy
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
10 a.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. –
All rides reduced by one ticket; regular ticket prices after 5 p.m.
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Midway
Bldg. 14A
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak (Free) Grandstand
Noon Standardbred Harness Racing (Free)
Kid’s Harness Pedal Races (Free)
Celebrity Harness Racing (Free)
Grandstand
12:30 – 2 p.m. Kiddie Carnival Rides Open ($)
Midway
2:30 p.m. Model Horse Show – Equine Expo Tent Inside Gate 3
5:30 – 7 p.m. Let There Be ROCK School Showcase Grand Rental Events’ Community Tent
6 p.m. 4-H/FFA Decorated Lamb & 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 & Figure 8
Presented By: Mark’s Equipment Service and Middletown Valley Cooling & Heating ($)
Grandstand
7:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Market Goat Sale Bldg. 32
Thursday, September 20 – Old Fashion Day
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Sulky To Sadde Tack Room Display
Bldg. 32
Inside Gate 3
Near Bldg. 23
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. Open Class Dairy Cattle Heifer Show
(Brown Swiss, Milking Shorthorn, Guernseys)
Bldg. 32
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Frederick County History Day
Presented By: Tourism Council of Frederick County
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 Standardbred Harness Racing (Free) Grandstand
1 p.m. Open Class Dairy Cattle Cow Show
(Brown Swiss, Milking Shorthorn, Guernseys)
Bldg. 32
Approx. 1:30 p.m. Old Fashion Day, Parade of Antique Cars
Immediately following the races (Free)
Grandstand
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
2 p.m. – close Carnival Midway Opens – Wristbands ($25)
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m.
Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m.
Midway
5:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Beef, Sheep, & Swine Sale Bldg. 18
6:30 p.m. 4-H/FFA Pretty Goat Contest Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. Scotty McCreery
Presented By: South Side Tire & Auto and Hawkins Landscaping, Inc. ($)
Grandstand
Friday, September 21 – Fair Friday presented by Playground Specialists
9 a.m. All Buildings Open to Public
Equine Showcase/Expo Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
4-H/FFA Camalids Show
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 32
Near Bldg. 23
10 a.m. – 6 p.m Family Day
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Home Arts & Crafts Building Demonstrations
Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – Close Carnival Midway Opens – Wristbands ($30)
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m. Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m.
Midway
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak (Free) Grandstand
Noon Standardbred Harness Racing (Free) Grandstand
1:30 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds (FREE) Grandstand
6 p.m. Landscapers Contest Winners Announced
Presented By: Ruppert Landscape
Bldg. 32
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
6:15 p.m. 4-H Building Awards Bldg. 32
7 p.m. Selection of the Open Class Dairy Supreme Champions Bldg. 32
7:30 p.m. Darci Lynne & Friends LIVE ($)
part of Playground Specialists, Inc. Fair Friday 
Grandstand
Saturday, September 22
7:30 a.m. Livestock Exhibitors’ Breakfast
Presented By: Brandenburg Electric, Dairy Maid Dairy, Farm Credit, Hemps Meats  &  MD/VA Milk Producers Co-op (Ticketed Event)
Bldg. 18
8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Standardbred Horse Show (Free)
Presented By: Winbak Farm & Fox Den Farm
Outdoor Equine Arena (Infield)
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
Sulky To Saddle Tack Room Display
Inside Gate 3
Bldg. 25
Bldg. 28
Bldg. 18
Near Bldg. 23
10 a.m. Open Class Swine Breeding Show Bldg. 25
10 a.m. – close *Carnival Midway Opens – Wristbands ($30)
Wristbands not sold after 8 p.m. Regular Ticket Prices after 8 p.m. 
Midway
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Farm & Garden Building Demonstrations Bldg. 14A
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Music & More
Presented By: The Great Frederick Fair
Grand Rental Events’
Community Tent
10:30am – 11:30 a.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
11:30 a.m. Grandstand Entertainment – Mark Hanak (Free) Grandstand
Noon Standardbred Harness Racing (Free)
Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull
Grandstand
Bldg. 44 (City Streets Country Roads)
12:15 – 12:30pm Standardbred Racing Under Saddle (Free) Grandstand
1 p.m. Huntsman & Hounds Demonstration (Free)
Open Class Boer Goat Show #2
Parade of Horses (Free)
Outdoor Equine Arena (Infield)
Bldg. 28
Grandstand
1:30 p.m. Parade of Horse Drawn Antique Vehicles (Free) Grandstand
3:30 p.m. Parade of 4-H Goats Bldg. 32
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Parade of Horse Breeds – Equine Showcase/Expo Inside Gate 3
7:30 p.m. Matthew West & Jordan Feliz
Presented By: South Side Tire & Auto and Eddie Mercer Agri-Services, Inc. ($)
Grandstand
8 p.m. 4-H/FFA & Open Class Livestock Released (except for Poultry & Rabbits)
Sunday, September 23
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. 4-H/FFA/Open Poultry & 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
Null Bldg. (9)
Bldg. 14A
Bldg. 12

* Carnival promotion runs until close, but wristbands MUST be purchased by 8 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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