Kids Activities

2022 Information

Some of the many fun fair activities are especially created for KIDS!!!  This includes contests, entertainment, and animals!

Don’t forget – 4-H Rocket Demonstration north of the Grandstand, 9 a.m., Friday, July 1 – Come join the fun!

PEDAL TRACTOR PULL Saturday and Wednesday – See Pedal Tractor Pull Rules

BABY PERSONALITY CONTEST SUNDAY, June 26, Farm Bureau Building, $5 Entry Fee – See the Baby Contest Information.

Please do NOT arrive too early, as the building is not air conditioned.  Note times for each age class.

The CHILDREN’S BAKING CONTEST registration starts at 5pm on Thursday, June 30 – See the Baking Contest website for more information.


Noon – 10 p.m. Lil Hands on the Farm open
Noon – 10 p.m. 4-H Community & Family Arts Buildings Open

1 p.m. Lil’ Wrangler – Sheep Show (Kindergarteners, 1st & 2nd graders) – Pavilion
1 p.m. Registration for Pedal Tractor Pull – Near Farm Bureau Bldg

2 p.m. (All day) Midway Opens – Kids Day $20.00 bracelets until 10 pm
2 p.m. Pedal Tractor Pull– East of Farm Bureau Building

3-4:30 p.m. 4-H Adventure Day Carnival – David Boll Theatre

6 p.m.        Columbus Power Elite – David Boll Theatre
6:30 p.m. Hot Dog Eating Contest – Farm Bureau (registration at 6 p.m.)

LIL’ WRANGLER SHOWS: For children who will enter or have completed kindergarten, first or second grade.  They must borrow animals which are already on the fairgrounds (and have been vet checked) from 4-Her’s or open class exhibitors.  No judging will occur, just participation.  Registration approximately 30 min. prior to the show will be required, including a signed parental/guardian consent and waiver of liability.  A nominal fee of $3 will be charged.  We will also have advance registration in the Fair Office starting the first Friday of the fair.

Beef, Dairy Beef & Starter Calf:  Thursday, June 30, 12:30 p.m. – Pavilion
Dairy: Thursday, June 30, 10 a.m. – Pavilion
Goats: Saturday, June 25 at 9 a.m. – Pavilion
Horses: Friday, July 1, 6:30 p.m. – Horse & Pony Arena
Poultry: Friday, June 24 at 8:30 a.m. – Pavilion
Rabbits: Sunday June 26 at 12:30 p.m. – Pavilion
Sheep: Wednesday, June 29, at 12:00 p.m. – Pavilion
Swine: Monday, June 27 at 1 p.m. – Pavilion