Montgomery County Fair Offers Events For All Ages

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The Montgomery County Fair is set for Wednesday, June 19 through Sunday, June 23, and is sure to offer entertainment for all ages.

The annual fair is held at the fairgrounds located on Route 127 in Butler. Gate admission is $5 per person and includes free parking, carnival rides, petting zoo admission and more. American Banner Amusements will provide free rides from 6 p.m. to close each evening. 

On Wednesday, June 19, the county fair and 4-H sheep show will begin at 9 a.m., with the goat show to follow at noon at 4-H Park. Opening ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. on Wednesday night with the royalty pageants to be held at 7:30 p.m. Grandstand admission for the ceremony and pageant is $5 per person.

The festivities will continue on Thursday, June 20, with the county fair and 4-H beef show beginning at 9 a.m. The much anticipated karaoke contest will begin at 7 p.m. The friendly competition features kid, teen and adult competitors and will be held in the Expo Building on the fairgrounds. Gate admission is free for this event.

The swine show will start at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 21, at 4-H Park. On Friday evening, the motocross and quad races will begin at 7:30 p.m. Grandstand tickets are set at $5 and pit passes are $10 per viewer.

A carnival matinee will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Carnival rides will be free with gate admission. The Power Wheels Demo will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday night, with the Car Demolition Derby to begin at 7:30 p.m. Grandstand admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Pit passes are $20 apiece.

Tractor pulls will take place at noon on Sunday, June 23, with truck pulls to follow at approximately 3 p.m. Grandstand admission is $5 and pit passes may be purchased for $15.

In addition to the scheduled events, the Montgomery County Fair will feature live music, arts and crafts exhibits, a beer pavilion and a variety of food. Alcohol, guns and pets will not be permitted on the fairgrounds.  

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