Event Details
Carter County Free Fair
lasts through September 8th

Sep 05, 2012 @ 8:30 AM to 11:00 PM

Hardy Murphy Coliseum-Ardmore
600 Lake Murray Dr, Ardmore, OK 73402


580-224-9626

Join us for our 70th Carter County Fair!

This year’s fair opens Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 and runs through Saturday, September 8th,2012.

This year will be the 70th year for the Carter County Free Fair, and we are excited to bring another year of family fun and tradition to Ardmore.

 There will be live entertainment, horse events, petting zoo, kid's games, animal attractions, livestock shows, craft vendors and more.  Lots of fun for the entire family!

 Schedule of events:

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th, 2012

8:30 am – 3:00 pm ............................................................... Craft & Business Vendors setup

9:00 am to 12:30 pm ..................................................................... Judging all indoor exhibits

3:00 pm - 9:00 pm ...................................................................................... Petting Zoo open

3:00 pm ............................................................................... Indoor exhibits open for viewing

3:00 pm .......................................... Craft, Business, and Non-profit organization booths open

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm ....................................................................... Rabbit and Poultry Entered

5:00 pm .......................................................................................................... Midway opens

6:30 pm ......................................... 70th Annual Carter County Free Fair Opening Ceremonies

(Free Watermelon compliments of the Carter County Commissioners)

7:00 pm ............................................................................................................ Pet Contests

(Terrapin derby, frog jumping, best dressed pet, weenie dog races, etc.)

9:00 pm ........................................ Craft, Business, and Non-profit organization booths closed

11:00 pm ....................................................................................................... Midway closed

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th, 2012

8:00 am ................................................................................ Judging all Poultry and Rabbits

9:00 am .......................................................... Craft, Business, & Organization Booth’s Open

9:00 am ......................................................................................... Exhibits open for viewing

9:00 am – 9:00 pm ..................................................................................... Petting Zoo Open

9:30 am – 11:30 am ....................................................................... HCE Children’s Programs

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ........................................................................ HCE Children’s Programs

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm ................................................ Bottle Goat and Calf Weigh In and Entered

5:00 pm ......................................................................................................... Midway Opens

7:00 pm ............................................................................. Bottle Goat and Calf Show begins

9:00 pm .............................. Craft, Business, Organization Booths and Indoor Exhibits Closed

11:00 pm ...................................................................................................... Midway Closed

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th, 2012

7:00 am - 8:00 am ................................ Cattle, Sheep, Goats and Swine weigh in and entered

9:00 am ........................................................... Craft, Business, & Organization Booths Open

9:00 am ............................................................................... Inside Exhibits open for viewing

9:00 am – 9:00 pm ..................................................................................... Petting Zoo Open

9:30 am .......................................................................... 4-H and FFA Land Judging Contest

9:30 am – 11:30 am ....................................................................... HCE Children’s Programs

10:30 am ............................................... 4-H and FFA Plant and Wildlife Assessment Contest

11:30 am ...................... Registration deadline for 4-H and FFA Carter County Speech Contest

12:30 pm ........................................................... 4-H and FFA Carter County Speech Contest

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ........................................................................ HCE Children’s Programs

1:30 pm .................................. Registration deadline for 4-H and FFA Tractor Driving Contest

2:00 pm ........................................................................ 4-H and FFA Tractor Driving Contest

5:00 pm ......................................................................................................... Midway Opens

Midnight ....................................................................................................... Midway Closed

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8TH, 2012

7:00 am – 8:00 am .................. Registration for Carter County Open Performance Horse Show

8:30 am ........................................................ Carter County Performance Horse Show begins

(Carter County Horse Speed Events will begin as soon as the Performance Horse show concludes)

9:00 am ........................................................ Craft, Business, and Organization Booths Open

9:00 am ............................................................................... Inside Exhibits open for viewing

9:00 am ................................................................................................. Sheep Show begins

9:00 am – 8:00 pm ..................................................................................... Petting Zoo Open

10:30 am ................................................................................................... Hog Show begins

12:00 pm .................................................................................. Dairy and Pygmy Goat Show

1:00 pm ......................................................................................................... Midway Opens

3:00 pm ...................................................................................................... Meat Goat Show

7:00 pm ........................................... Craft, Business, and Organization Booths Start to Close

6:00 pm ............................................................................................. Heifer and Steer Show

5:30 pm to 6:00 pm ............................................................ North Wing Fair exhibits released

(Livestock, Rabbits and Poultry Released at the end of the Cattle Show or 9 pm)

Midnight ....................................................................................................... Midway Closed

 

If you are a vendor and would like information about participating in this event, please visit http://www.freewebs.com/ccfair/vendorinformation.htm.

 

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