Today at the Venango County Fair: Open Pleasure Horse Show, Demolition Derby, and More

| August 11, 2017

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The Open Pleasure Horse Show, Franklin’s Silver Cornet Band, and the Demolition Derby are just a few of the attractions today at the Venango County Fair.

Fair tickets are affordably priced at $6.00 per day or $20.00 for the week.

Children under eight are admitted free.

The Open Pleasure Horse Show at the Kiwanis Bowl and Senior 4-H Livestock Showmanship Contest at the Phillips Arena both begin at 9:00 a.m.

The Supreme Livestock Contest at Phillips Arena begins at 1:00 p.m.

Magician Howard Mincone will perform on the Scrubgrass Stage at noon and 4:00 p.m. He will also be strolling through the fairgrounds during the afternoon and early evening.

The Kids Pedal Tractor Pull will be at Phillips Arena at 3:30 p.m.

The Silver Cornet Band will play at 5:30 p.m. on the Scrubgrass Stage.

A flag ceremony will be performed by the 1st Battalion 107th Field Artillery Color Guard at 6:45 p.m. on the pulling track/main stage.

The demo derby for compact and mid-size cars begins at 7:00 p.m. on the pulling track.

Joyride caps the day’s festivities when they play at 9:00 p.m. on the Scrubgrass Stage.

For a full schedule of fair events, visit

The fairgrounds are located at 867 Mercer Road, three miles south of Franklin.

For more information, visit the Venango County Fairgrounds Facebook page or call 814-437-7716.

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