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Fair Schedule

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18 and THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021

  • MIDWAY opens at 2:00 pm
    • Special – $10.00 armband lets you ride from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    • Additional $15.00 armband lets you ride from 6:00 pm to closing

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20 and SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2021

  • MIDWAY opens at 2:00 pm
    • Special – $10.00 armband lets you ride from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    • Additional $15.00 armband lets you ride from 6:00 pm to closing
    • Saturday Special – $20.00 armband lets you ride all day until closing

MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2021

  • 4:00 pm –  Harness Horse Races (Grandstand, free admission)
  • 6:00 pm – Work Bee (4H Youth in barns)

TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2021 (Entry Day)

  • 4:00 pm – Harness Horse Racing (Grandstand, free admission)
  • 5:00 pm – MIDWAY OPENS
  • 7:00 pm – Tuesday Night Talent Show (Grandstand – $10.00/person, Children under 12 Free)
    Hosted by: Edgar Struble, Musical Director/Instrumentalists

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021 (Senior Citizen Day)

SPECIAL – Senior citizens admitted free until 2 pm

  • 8:00 am – Swine Showmanship, Breeding & 4-H Classes (Hog/Lamb/Goat Barn, Small Indoor Arena)
  • 8:30 am – Beef Showmanship, Breed & 4-H Classes (Large Arena)
  • 9:00 am- 3:00 pm – Youth & Educational Building Judging (4H/Youth & Educational Buildings closed until 3 pm)
  • 1:00 pm – Draft Horse Halter/Ponies, Mules & Cross Classes (Large Arena)
  • 2:00 pm – Saddle Horse Showmanship & Halter Classes (Large Arena)
  • 2:00 pm – MIDWAY OPENS
  • 4:00 pm – Sheep Showmanship, Breeding & 4-H Market Classes (Hog/Lamb/Goat Barn, Small Indoor Arena)
  • 6:00 pm – Mini Horse Driving Classes (Large Arena)
  • 6:30 pm – Draft Horses Driving Classes (Large Arena)
  • 7:00 pm – 150th Oceana County Fair Celebration & Reception (Grandstand, free admission)

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021

SPECIAL – 11:30-1:00 pm – accommodations for those with disabilities will be provided, including free gate and free rides

  • 9:00 am – English Performance Classes – 4-H & Open (Infield Arena)
  • 9:00 am – Dairy Cattle Judging – 4-H & Open (Large Arena)
  • 9:00 am – Goat 4-H & Open Showmanship, Breed & 4-H Market Classes (Hog/Lamb/Goat Barn, Small Indoor Arena)
  • 10:00 am – Rabbit 4-H & Open Showmanship, Breeds & 4-H Market Classes (Rabbit & Poultry Barn)
  • 2:00 pm – MIDWAY OPENS
  • 6:45 pm – Presentation of Oceana 4-H Ambassadors (Grandstand, free admission)
  • 7:00 pm – 4-H Market Livestock Auction (Grandstand, free admission)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2021 (Youth Day)

  • 9:00 am – Western Riding Classes 4-H & Open (Infield Arena)
  • 9:00 am – Poultry 4-H & Open Showmanship (Rabbit & Poultry Barn)
  • Noon-4 pm – Horse Trail Class (near Infield Arena)
  • 2:00 pm – Heavyweight Horse Pulling (Grandstand, free admission)
  • 4:00 pm – Cow Trail Classes/Costume Class (Large Arena)
  • 5:30 pm – Grandstand Opens – Ticket Sales Begin
  • 6:45 pm – Parade of Horse Breeds (Large Arena)
  • 7:00 pm – Horse Costume Class (Large Arena)
  • 7:00 pm – West Michigan Pullers Tractor Pull (Grandstand, Adults $10.00, Children 12 & under $5.00, tickets go on sale at 5:30 pm)
    • 6500# Light Limited Super Stock Tractors
    • 6200# Modified Gass Trucks
    • 9300# Super Farm Tractor
    • 8000# Hot Diesel Trucks
    • 8200# Street Diesel Trucks
    • 8200# Pro Street Diesel Trucks
    • 12000# Field Farm Tractors
    • More info available at www.mttpa.com
  • 7:15 pm – Miniature Horse Obstacle Class (Large Arena)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2021 (Final Day of Fair)

  • 10:00 am – Grand Slam Showmanship (Beginning in Rabbit/Poultry Barn & working up to larger animals in Large Arena)
  • 10:00 am – Horse Games (Infield Arena)
  • 10:00 am – Garden Tractor Pull (Grandstand, free admission) – sponsored by Western Michigan Old Engine Club
    • Transfer Sled
    • Stock Tractors Only
    • 7 Classes ranging from 750# to 1150#
  • 1:00 pm – Ag Olympics (Large Arena) – all kids 19yrs and under are invited to participate; games, fun & prizes
  • 3:00 pm – Bump N Run Off Road Derby, followed by Demolition Derby (Grandstand, Adults $20.00, Children 12 & under $10.00, covers both events, tickets go on sale at 2:00 pm)
    • Small Mod fwd, Small Stock fwd, Small Stock Youth fwd, Small Stock Powder Puff, Powerwheels ($40 entry car & driver; $20 pit passes all ages)
    • Big Car Motor Swap, Big Bonestock 1/2 ton trucks, Small Car GUt n Go fwd, Minivan Gut n Go fwd, Small Trucks & SUVs ($40 entry car & driver; $20 pit passes all ages)
    • Hosted by T-N-T Demolition Derby (www.tntdemoderby.com)
  • 5:00 pm – 5-H Small Market & Junior Market Auctions (Large Arena)