Massac County Youth Fair starts July 14


Friday, July 14 – Saturday, July 22
Massac County Youth Fair

Youth Fairgrounds, 4476 Korte Rd., Metropolis
Youth from the 13 southernmost counties in Illinois bring their best projects and livestock to show at the fairgrounds located by MCHS. There are many events to check out, some geared toward kids and some toward adults, but all toward fun. Parking and admission are free for all events, although donations are always welcome.

Registration form to enter livestock and exhibit hall items is available at the Massac County Farm Bureau, 1436 W. 10th Street in Metropolis. Registration deadline is July 1st.

Friday-Saturday, July 14-15
30th Annual Farm Toy Show

Fri. 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Youth Fairgrounds, 4476 Korte Rd., Metropolis
Farm and construction toys, trucks, cars, and crafts. Show is held in the air-conditioned Community Center. There will be door prized and food. Free admission, donations accepted. Massey Ferguson pedal tractor to be given away. (Need not be present to win).

Saturday-Sunday, July 15-16
22nd Annual Tractor and Old Machinery Show
Sat.  8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sun.  8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Youth Fairgrounds, 4476 Korte Rd., Metropolis
Tractors – Implements – Engines – Horse-drawn Tools. Bring ‘em – all makes. No admission charge. Donations accepted. Tractor games, fun activities and food. There are two parades: Saturday at 6 p.m. through town and Sunday at 2 p.m. on fair grounds.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Friday, July 14

  • 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Farm Toy Show

Saturday, July 15

  • 8:00 AM – Tractor and Machinery Show
  • 9:00 AM – Ducks and Rabbits Show
  • 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM – Farm Toy Show
  • 1:00 AM – Pedal Tractor Pull (ages 12 & under)
  • 4:00 PM – Horse Show
  • 6:00 PM – Tractor and Machinery Parade through Metropolis

Sunday, July 16

  • 8:00 AM – Tractor and Machinery Show
  • 2:00 PM – Tractor and Machinery Parade on fairgrounds

Monday, July 17

  • 9:00 AM – Dairy Cattle Show,
    – followed by Goat Wether Show
    –  followed by Goat Show
  • 10:00 AM – Noon – Dairy Delights: free ice cream & activities for everyone
  • 6:00 PM – Dog Show

Tuesday, July 18

  • 5:00 PM – Watermelon Bust
  • 6:30 PM – Farm Follies, and Food Auction

Wednesday, July 19

  • 2:00 PM – Children’s Games
  • Dusk – Movie Night

Thursday, July 20

  • 8:00 AM – Swine Show
    –  followed by Sheep Show
  • 9:00 AM – Noon – Exhibit Hall open
  • 2:00 PM – Children’s Games
  • 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Exhibit Hall open
  • 6:00 PM – Stick Horse Show (ages 0-6)
  • 8:00 PM – Greased Pig Contest, and Cow Pasture Plop

Friday, July 21

  • 6:30 AM – 8:30 AM – Free Country Breakfast (or until food is gone)
  • 9:00 AM – Beef Show
  • 2:00 PM – Children’s games
  • 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM – Exhibit hall open
  • 5:00 PM – Cat Show
  • 6:00 PM – Beef Night

Saturday, July 22

  • 8:00 AM – FFA Show
  • 10:00 AM – Noon – Exhibit Hall open
  • 11:00 AM – Market Swine Show
    – followed by Steer Show
    – followed by Wether Show

Sunday, July 23

  • 4:00 PM – Rain date for Horse Show

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