Daily Schedule

 Rides Operate:     Monday:  5:00 pm until closing
                              Tuesday - Friday:  3:00 pm until closing
                              Saturday 12:00 (noon) until closing
                              A safety break will be conducted from 5:30 - 6:15 pm daily.

A $8.00 stamp is required for all grandstand shows beginning after 3:00 pm daily.
** ABSOLUTELY "NO" ADMISSION REFUNDS **

 

Friday, August 9 - Receiving Main Exhibit Building Entries (non-livestock)

  • Noon - 7:00 pm:     Departments 10 thru 22 will be received for exhibit


Saturday, August 10 - Judging Main Exhibit Building Entries

  • 9:00 am:     Judging Departments 10 thru 22 main Exhibit ?Building open to superintendents, judges and authorized fair personnel.
  • 3:00 pm:  Mini Pony Pull

 

Sunday, August 11

  • 8:00 am:     Receiving all Livestock entries.  All market hogs will be weighed at time of unloading.
  • 1:00 pm:     Horse & Pony Pulling Contest (Grandstand)
  • 4:00 pm:     All 4-H/FFA animals, open class livestock, dairy and horses must be on the grounds.
  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm:  4-H Alumni Picnic
  • 7:00 pm:     Vesper Services Featuring Randy-Paul (Grandstand)
  • 8:00 pm:     CROWNING OF 2013 DAYTON FAIR QUEEN

 

Monday, August 12

  • 8:00 am until done:     Weigh-in time for 4-H, FFA & Open class market steers, lambs & goats
  • 8:00 am:     Judging of Light Horses & Pony Halter, Showmanship (Horse Arena)
  • 3:00 pm:     FAIR OFFICIALLY OPENS
  • 5:00 pm:     AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
  • 5:00 pm:     Judging Light Horse Game Show (Horse Arena)
  • 6:30 pm:     Judging On Foot Carcass Classes (Livestock & Swine Arenas)
  • 7:30 pm:     Mini Van/Compact Cars Demolition Derby (Grandstand)

 

Tuesday, August 13 - SENATOR DON WHITE DAY

  • 9:00 am:     Judging Draft Horse & Haflinger Halter (Horse Arena)
                      Judging Youth Decorating Showmanship & Under Saddle Classes (1 hour after Halter)
  • 9:00 am:     Judging Dairy Cattle 4-H/FFA & Open Show (Livestock Arena)
  • 12 noon:     Judging Market Goat Show (Swine Arena)
  • 1:00 pm:     Judging Market Sheep (Livestock Arena)
                      Judging Breeding Sheep (Livestock Arena, following Market Show)
  • 6:30 pm:     Judging Draft Horse & Haflinger Cart
  • 6:30 pm:     Judging Swine Showmanship (Swine Arena)
  • 7:00 pm:     FARM TRACTORS & KEYSTONE MINI V-8 TRACTORS & Open Street Semis (Grandstand)

 

Wednesday, August 14 - S&T BANK DAY & MILITARY VETERANS APPRECIATION DAY
All Military Personnel and Veterans admitted free with Military ID.

  • 9:00 am:     Judging Swine 4-H/FFA & Open Show (Swine Arena)
  • 9:00 am:     Judging Horse Costume Class (Horse Arena)
  • 12 noon:     Judging Draft Horse & Haflinger Hitch Classes (Horse Arena)
                      Harness Racing (Grandstand)
  • 1:00 pm:     Judging Beef 4-H/FFA & Open Show (Livestock Arena)
  • 1:00 pm:     Judging Breeding Goat Show (Swine Arena)
  • 4:30 pm:     Community Pet Show (Free Stage)
  • 5:30 pm:     Grand Cavalcade & Six Horse Hitch
  • 6:30 pm:     Mini Horse Fun Show (Horse Arena)
  • 6:30 pm:  Judging Shephed's Lead Line Contest (Livestock arena)
  • 7:00 pm:     POWER PULLING PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
                LUCAS OIL PRO PULLING LEAGUE (Grandstand)
               
    1.      Limited Pro/Super Farm Tractors
                      2.     Super Stock 4x4 Trucks
                      3.     6300 Open 4x4
                      4.     8000 Open Street Diesel

 

Thursday, August 15 - ELDERTON STATE BANK DAY

Golden Agers Day/Grange Day:  Until 4:00 pm.

  • 9:00 am:     Judging Light Horses, Performance Classes (Horse Arena)
  • 12 noon:     Harness Racing (Grandstand)
  • 6:00 pm:     Junior Livestock Auction (Livestock Arena)
  • 7:00 pm:     4x4 Mud Bog (Grandstand)

 

Friday, August 16 - MARION CENTER BANK DAY

  • 9:00 am:     Judging Light Horse Youth Show (Horse Arena)
  • 10:00 am:     Premier Showman Contest (Livestock Arena)
  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm:     4-H AND VOCATIONAL AG CONTEST (Swine Area)
  • 2:00 pm:     Animal Dress Up Contest (Livestock Arena)
  • 6:00 pm:     Freestyle Performance to Music (Horse Arena)
  • 7:30 pm:     DEMOLITION DERBY (Grandstand)

 

Saturday, August 17 - Turner Dairy Day & Bradigan's Inc. Day

  • 9:00 am:     Equine Fun Show (Horse Arena)
  • 9:00 am:     AG Olympics, formerly Family Day Events (Livestock Arena)
                      Sketching Contest (Report to the Fair Office for Materials)
  • 4:00 pm:     Hog Calling Contest (Free Stage)
  • 8:00 pm:     Randy Houser - (Grandstand)  Fireworks to follow
  • 12 am Midnight:     Release of Livestock, Dairy & Horse exhibits

 

Sunday, August 18

  • 8:00 am - 12 noon:     Release of 4-H/FFA Livestock
                                     Release of all Main Exhibit Building Entries