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Ritchie County Fair & Expo


  • Ritchie County 4-H Grounds 4-H Camp Road Harrisville, WV, 26362 United States (map)

Come out to the 2018 Ritchie County Fair & Exposition Monday-Saturday, August 6-11, at the Ritchie County 4-H Grounds, Harrisville. Showcasing entertainment such as SteelTown Cowboy Thursday night, Sour Mash String Band Friday night and Jake Binegar Saturday night on the Main Stage. Don’t miss out on the championship bull riding, magic shows, puppet shows, livestock show or carnival rides! Daily activities include Quilt & Needlework Display, 4H Exhibits, Food Vendors, CEOS Display, Commercial Exhibits, Crafts, Horseradish Pickle Contest Vegetable & Flower Exhibits, Carnival Rides, Livestock Exhibits and Local Artists. Complete schedule of events listed below.

 

Ritchie County Fair & Exposition
P.O. Box 77
Harrisville WV 26362
Phone: 304-643-5200

smdeem@mail.wvu.edu

 

Fair Schedule of Events

 

Monday, August 6, 2018

5 PM - Ritchie County Fair Parade Lineup, Harrisville

6 PM - Ritchie County Fair Parade, Harrisville

7 PM - Ritchie County Fair Pageant, Ritchie County 4-H Grounds

 

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

4-6 PM - 4-H Exhibit Check-in

6-8 PM - Vegetable & Flower Exhibit Check-in

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

8 AM - Exhibit Set-up

8-10 AM - Vegetable & Flower Exhibit Check-in

9 AM - 4-H Exhibit Judging

9-10 AM - Horseradish Pickle Check-in

1 PM - Vegetable, Flower & Horseradish Pickle Judging

2 PM - Check-in of Rabbits, Poultry & Swine

3:30 PM - Fair Officially Opens

5 PM - Egg Judging & Poultry Poster Display Judging

5-10 PM - Carnival Rides by Gambill Amusements

5:30 PM - Opening Ceremony, Main Stage

6 PM - Pastor Ron Blevins

6 PM - Puppet Show

6 PM - Livestock Showmanship and Market Show - Rabbits and Poultry

6:30 PM - Harrisville Baptist Church

7:30 PM - First Assembly of God Praise & Worship Team

8:30 PM - The Carriers on Main Stage

10 PM - Fair Closes

 

Thursday, August 9, 2018

8 AM - Back Gate Open

9 AM - Commercial Livestock Show

2 PM - Livestock Weigh-in at Barn for goats, sheep, beef

4 PM - Fair Gates & Exhibits Open

4 PM - Livestock Exhibitors Meeting and Group Photo

5-10 PM - Carnival Rides by Gambill Amusements

5:30 PM - Magic Show

6 PM - Livestock Showmanship & Market Show - Sheep, Goats & Swine

6 PM - Puppet Show

6 PM - Pretty Baby Contest

7:15 PM - Children's Tractor Pedal Pull at boys dorm

6 PM - John Felts, Christian Comedy, Main Stage

8 PM - Steel Town Cowboy, Main Stage

10 PM - Fair Closes

 

Friday, August 10, 2018

9 AM - Livestock Skill-A-Thon & Barnyard Olympics

4 PM - Fair Gates & Exhibits Open

5-11 PM - Carnival Rides by Gambill Amusements

5:30 PM - Puppet Show

5:30 PM - Showmanship & Market Show – Beef

6 PM - Sheppard Brothers, Main Stage 

7 PM - Championship Bull Riding

7:30 PM - Puppet Show

8 PM - Sour Mash String Band, Main Stage

10:30 PM - Fair Closes

 

Saturday, August 11, 2018

8 AM - Gates & Exhibits Open

9 AM - Overall Youth Showmanship

10 AM - Pee Wee Livestock Show Registration

10 AM - Taylor's Woodchop

12 PM - Pee Wee Livestock Show

12 PM - Magic Show

12-4 PM - Antique Car and Engine Show

1-5 PM - Carnival Rides Open

2 PM - Magic Show

3 PM - Yo Yo Elite Twirlers

4 PM - Magic Show

4 PM - Puppet Show

4:30 PM - Livestock Buyer's Reception

5 PM - Bird Show by Avian Conservation Appalachia

5:15 PM - Youth Livestock Awards

5:30 PM - Youth Livestock Sale

6 PM - Jake Binegar, Main Stage

6-11 PM - Carnival Rides Open

6:30 PM - Puppet Show

8 PM - Championship Bull Riding

8:30 PM - Morgan White, Main Stage

11 PM - Fair Closes

 

Earlier Event: August 3
History Alive presents Mark Twain
Later Event: August 10
Renowned Storyteller Bil Lepp