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Hopkins County Fair Office - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Sissy Lutz, Fair Secretary
Phone: 270-821-0950 | 270-245-2970
Fax: 270-245-2473

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OTHER FAIR CONTACT INFORMATION:

Fair Manager: David Fox 836-9004

Assistant Fair Manager: Mark Winstead 836-1912

Tent & Concession Rental:

Arena Events:

Miss Hopkins County Fair Pageant: Misty Thomison 871-4964 or Laura McAfee 825-8377

Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant: Melinda McGaw 836-0693

Little Miss & Mister Hopkins County Fair Pageant: Kellie Miller 871-6335

Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant: Alyssa Browning 825-2238 or Kathy Carver 884-3166

Baby Hopkins County Fair Pageant: Tina Dillingham 339-7199 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. !- document.write(''); //--> or Tonya Rickard 339-6308

 

Fair Schedule: JULY 22- JULY 29, 2017

 *Nightly Fair admission price includes unlimited rides and events.  Does not include entry fees for participation in specific competitions, games, or food.
*No admission refunds and/or rain checks for any event/show or rides.

Saturday, July 22:  Admission $2 per person

  • 6:00 p.m. Horse Show in the Arena 6pm   

Monday, July 24:

Tuesday July 25:  Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED

  • Gates open at 5:00 p.m., rides provided by Drew Exposition start at 5:30 p.m.  
  • 9:00 a.m. Judging of Home and Garden Department, Farm Crops, open, F.F.A., Farm Crops, Fruit and Vegetables exhibits
  • 9:00 a.m. All 4-H entries will be judged and finalized by 5:00 p.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.-noon Home and Garden Department begins accepting Baked Goods and Flowers Hay Quality Contest
  • 11:00 a.m. F.F.A. seed identification
  • 4:00-6:00 p.m. Poultry of all breeds to be entered, Judged at 6:00 p.m. and released by 9:00 p.m. (must be picked up)
  • 5:00 p.m. All F.F.A. Garden, Crop, Horticulture, and Shop entries to be entered and in place
  • 5:00 p.m. Weighing of Market Goats
  • 6:30 p.m. Open Youth Market Goat Show
  • 7:00 p.m. OFFICIAL OPENING OF 2017 HOPKINS COUNTY FAIR 
  • 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. Flores Circus Thrill Show
  • 7:00 p.m. CONVENTION CENTER - Miss Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. All-Star Wrestling
  • 11:00 p.m. Rides Close

Wednesday, July 26:  Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED

  • General Admission Gates open at 5:00 p.m., rides provided by Drew Exposition start at 5:30 p.m.
  • 2:00-5:00 Special Needs Day
  • 4:00-4:30 p.m. Weighing of Market Hogs
  • 4:00-6:00 p.m. Rabbits to be entered
  • 5:00 p.m. F.F.A. and 4-H swine showmanship, followed by judging of F.F.A., 4-H and open market Hog Classes
  • 5:00 p.m. Weigh and enter out of County sheep
  • 5:00 p.m. County sheep Breeding show for Hopkins County F.F.A. and 4-H members
  • 6:30 p.m. County F.F.A. and 4-H market lamb show open market lamb Youth show
  • 7:00 p.m. CONVENTION CENTER – Miss Teen Hopkins County Beauty Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. KOI ATV Drag Races and 2 & 4 Wheel Drive Truck Drag Races
  • 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. Flores Circus Thrill Show
  • 11:00 p.m. Rides close

Thursday, July 27:  Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED

Friday, July 28:  Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED

Saturday, July 29:  Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED

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Please visit the Sponsors Link to see a complete listing of the Hopkins County Fair Sponsors.  
The Fair is a success in large part due to their generous support.

 

Midway Event Schedule For 2017 Fair

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Rides and Midway Events July 25-July 29, 2017

$10 Ticket Pricing* 

*Nightly Fair admission price includes unlimited rides and events.  Does not include entry fees for participation in specific competitions, games, or food.
*No admission refunds and/or rain checks for any event/show or rides.

Tuesday, July 25:  
Gates Open 5pm | Rides Start at 5:30pm  | Close at 11pm

Flores Circus Thrill Show 7pm and 9pm            Stunt

Wednesday, July 26:   
Gates Open 5pm | Rides Start at 5:30pm| Close at 11pm

Special Needs Day at the Fair 2pm to 5pm

Flores Circus Thrill Show 7pm and 9pm

Thursday, July 27: 
Gates Open 5pm | Rides Start at 5:30pm  | Close at 11pm

Flores Circus Thrill Show 7pm and 9pm           
 

Friday, July 28:      
Gates Open 5pm | Rides Start at 5:30pm  | Close at Midnight

Flores Circus Thrill Show 7pm and 9pm

Play 'N' Hooky Pedal Tractor Pull 7pm         

Saturday, July 29:     
Gates Open 4pm| Rides Start at 4:30pm  | Close at 12:30am

Flores Circus Thrill Show 7pm and 9pm 

$1,500 Cash Drawing, Midway at 11PM SATURDAY

For more information contact contact Sissy Lutz at the Fair Office 1-270-821-0950

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All workers and contestants must park in space provided on Morton Street.

Agriculture & Livestock Schedule For 2017 Fair

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Schedule of Livestock & Agriculture Events Hopkins County Fair

Representing Agricultural & Home Economic Groups

Byron Pruitt General Superintendent of Adult Agriculture Division
Curtis Dame Hopkins County Farm Bureau
Leroy Rickard Hopkins County Livestock Association
Lee James & Ben Prevette Vocational Agricultural Teachers
Alaina Lancaster & Brian Welch Vocational Agricultural Teachers
Curtis Dame County Extension Agent for Agriculture
Jeremy Teal County Extension Agent for 4-H youth dev.
Katherine Jury County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science
Sherri Friend 4-H Program Assistant

Note:  All livestock/animals offered for sale or exhibition at Kentucky County Fairs shall meet the following regulations according to KRS Chapter 257:  a. 302 KAR 20:040 (Entry into Kentucky)  |  b. 302 KAR 20:065 (Sale and exhibition of Kentucky origin livestock).  Any questions concerning these health regulations should be directed to your local veterinarian or the Kentucky state Veterinarian’s office at 502-564-3956. Livestock Health regulations can be obtained on the Kentucky Department of Agriculture website.  Please be advised that livestock Health requirements are subject to change at any time.
and show times and show times  *Hog & Swine Show sponsored by Land O Frost

Monday, July 24:

  • 4H, FFA Home & Garden Department, Adult Farm Products, Home & Garden Building- entries accepted 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 4-H Home Economics and Agriculture and FFA division begins accepting all entries, including food.
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Home and Garden Department begins accepting all entries except baked good and flowers.
  • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fruits and Vegetables and Adult Farm Crop entries to be entered.

Tuesday, July 25: 

  • 9:00 a.m. Judging of Home and Garden Department, Farm Crops, open, F.F.A., Farm Crops, Fruit and Vegetables exhibits.
  • 9:00 a.m. All 4-H entries will be judged and finalized by 5:00 p.m.
  • 10 a.m.-noon Home and Garden Department begins accepting Baked Goods and Flowers Hay Quality Contest
  • 11:00 a.m. F.F.A. seed identification
  • 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Poultry of all breeds to be entered, Judged at 6:00 p.m. and released by 9:00 p.m. (must be picked up)
  • 5:00 p.m. All F.F.A. Garden, Crop, Horticulture, and Shop entries to be entered and in place
  • 5:00 p.m. Weighing of Market Goats
  • 6:30 p.m. Open Youth Market Goat Show

Wednesday, July 26:  Hog and Swine Show Sponsored by:  LandO'Frost

  • 4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Weighing of Market Hogs
  • 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Rabbits to be entered
  • 5:00 p.m. F.F.A. and 4-H swine showmanship, followed by judging of F.F.A., 4-H and open market Hog Classes
  • 5:00 p.m. Weigh and enter out of County sheep
  • 5:00 p.m. County sheep Breeding show for Hopkins County F.F.A. and 4-H members
  • 6:30 p.m. County F.F.A. and 4-H market lamb show open market lamb Youth show

Thursday, July 27: 

  • 3:00 p.m. All Cattle to be entered
  • 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Rabbits judged
  • 9:00 p.m. Rabbits released (must be picked up)
  • 6:30 p.m. Judging of all beef cattle: F.F.A., 4-H and open Classes: Beef show order: F.F.A. steers, 4-H steers, open Youth steers, F.F.A. showmanship, 4-H showmanship, F.F.A. Breeding Animals, 4-H Breeding Animals

Friday, July 28:  

  • 8:00 a.m. Check out time for: Farm Crops, 4-H
  • 10:00 a.m. Agriculture exhibits, 4-H Home Economics entries, and F.F.A. entries
  • 8:00 a.m. All Home and Garden Department
  • 10:00 a.m. Entries, including flower containers, should be checked out by this time

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    • 8:00 a.m. Check out time for: Farm Crops, 4-H
    • 10:00 a.m. Agriculture exhibits, 4-H Home Economics entries, and F.F.A. entries
    • 8:00 a.m. All Home and Garden Department
    • 10:00 a.m. Entries, including flower containers, should be checked out by this time

     

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*Please see Current Fair Catalog for Home & Garden Division, FFA Division & 4-H entries & classes

For more Livestock & Agriculture information contact:

General Superintendent of Adult Agriculture Division Byron Pruitt
1-270-841-7518

General Superintendent of Home & Garden Division Amy Herring
1-270-836-2034
1-270-836-1912

For more information contact contact Sissy Lutz at the Fair Office 1-270-821-0950

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All workers and contestants must park in space provided on Morton Street.

Arena Event Schedule For 2017 Fair

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Schedule of Arena Events Hopkins County Fair

*Nightly Fair admission price includes unlimited rides and events.  Does not include entry fees for participation in specific competitions, games or food.
*No admission refunds and/or rain checks for any event/show or rides.

Saturday July 22:      
Hopkins County Fair Horse Show, 6pm 

Tuesday July 25: 
All-Star Wrestling
, 7pm

Wednesday July 26:
KOI ATV Drag Races and 2  & 4 Wheel Drive Truck Drag Races
, 7pm

Thursday July 27:
Demo Derby (Click here for Rules)
, 7pm

Friday July 28:      
KTPA Truck & Tractor Pulls, 7pm

Street Legal Diesel Pickup Truck Pull, 9pm

Saturday July 29:

KTPA Truck & Tractor Pulls, 6pm    

Ohio Valley Tractor Pullers' Association Tractor Pull, 8pm

For more information on Arena Events contact:

Mark Winstead 1-270-836-1912 or John Rudd *prefers text messages 
1-270-836-8523.

For more information contact contact Sissy Lutz at the Fair Office 1-270-821-0950

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All workers and contestants must park in space provided on Morton Street.

Quick Contact Information

Fair Office:
Phone:  1-270-821-0950
Sissy Lutz Fair Secretary
Phone:  1-270-836-4617

Tent & Concession Rental:
Brian Jones 1-270-871-0088

MORE CONTACT INFORMATION

Hopkins County Fair Inc

PO Box 425 |  605 E Arch St
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone:  1-270-245-2970

Directions to the Fairgrounds
FAIR RULES - REGULATIONS