91st Sumner County Fair Schedule

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August 2-5, 2018 Please keep checking back, more events added all of the time.

Here is a rundown of the 2018 Fair Schedule


6:00 pm               Horse Show at the Argonia Rodeo grounds


7:00 p.m.              Fair Set Up



4:00--8:00 pm      Entering of open and junior class exhibits. 

      Entering and Consultative Judging of 4-H Exhibits

      Weighing and Entering of all livestock

8:30 pm                 Required meeting of livestock exhibitors in barn



8:00—10:30 am     Enter of Junior and Open Class exhibits

11:00 am                 Begin Judging of exhibits


8:00 am                   Swine Show

1:00-3:00 pm          Digital Scavenger Hunt

5:00 pm                  Czech Kitchen and Beer Garden opens

5:30 pm                   Shepherd's Lead Contest:

6:00 pm                   Sheep Show           

7:00 pm                   Goat Show


7:00 pm                  Kiddie Tractor Pull on Chisholm Street  (registration at 6:15)

7:30 pm                   Ice Cream Bars courtesy of Farm Bureau

8:00 pm                   Platform Program - Local Talent with Suzie Yunker, Director

9:00-11:00               BINGO - Calling starts after program concludes

8:00-11:00               Laser Tag & Arcade Games - $15 Armband

10:00                       Glow dance behind Community Building



8:00 am                    Beef show followed by Bucket Calf Show (Bucket calves must be checked in by 8 pm Friday and may leave after the show.)  Peewee Show will follow Bucket calf Show

9:00 am                    Kolache Kitchen opens – Nostalgia Nook

10:00 am                 Antique Tractor Show Canceled

10:00 am                 Czech Kitchen and Beer Garden opens

1:00 pm                   Antique Tractor Pull - East of Rock Building  Canceled

1:30 pm                   Enter Pies for Baked Pie Contest

2:00 pm                   Judging of Baked Pie Contest

3:00 pm                   Herding Heroes Livestock Show

2:00 - 4:00 pm        Car Show

4:00 pm                    Round Robin Showmanship Contest


2:00 - 4:00 pm           Barn Tour & Petting Zoo

2:00 pm                     Turtle Races  (Bring your own Turtles, NO SNAPPERS!)

2:00 pm                     Critter Contest (in goat barn)

3:00 pm                     Sandpile Dig

2:30 - 4:30 pm           Kids Races and Games

5:30 pm                    Kiddie Parade Lineup at KanOkla Tech Store

5:45 pm                    Kiddie Parade                     

5:30 pm                   Grand Parade Lineup at Christian Church

6:30 pm                    Grand Parade

7:00 - 8:00 pm         FREE Hamburgers courtesy of Gaston's Flooring

7:30 pm                    Pie Auction, Quilt Auction, Charity Auction

8:00 pm                      Platform program  Six Appeal Vocal Band

7:00 - 11:00 pm         Inflatables - $20 armband

10:00 - Midnight        BINGO - Calling starts after program concludes



8:00 am  9:30 am     Breakfast courtesy of MKC Coop

10:00 am                  Country Church in the Community Building

11:30 am - 12:30 pm Premium Check pickup

Noon                         Release Exhibits and set up for auction (Not responsible for items left after 3 pm)

1:30 p.m.                  Exhibitors and Buyers BBQ

3:00 p.m.                  Cookie Jar Auction followed by Junior Livestock Auction