Venango County Fair Underway

| August 9, 2022

FRANKLIN, Pa. (EYT) – The Venango County Fair is in full swing at the county fairgrounds in Franklin.

It will run through Sunday, August 14.

There is something for everyone at the fair – from livestock to musical entertainment to demolition derbies and more.

The cost is $7 for fair entry, $5 for grandstands, and $10 for a Pit Pass.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Tuesday, August 9

Throughout the Day – Chainsaw Demonstrations, Clown & Face Painting
9 a.m. – Open Pleasure Horse Show – Kiwanis Bowl followed by the Versatility Show
9 a.m. – Open & 4-H Hog Show – Phillips Arena
1 p.m. to 5p.m. – Gameland open
2 p.m. – Rabbit /Cavy Show – Rabbit/Poultry Barn
4 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics- Animal Dress up Contest- Phillips Arena
5 p.m. – Open Pet Show- Phillips Arena
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bingo- Gameland
6:30 p.m. – Truck & Tractor Pulls – Grandstands
7 p.m. – Talent Show – Log Cabin
7 p.m. – 4-H Dog & Cat Show- Phillips Arena
11 p.m. – Fair Closes

Wednesday, August 10

Throughout the Day – Chainsaw Demonstrations, Clown & Face Painting
9 a.m. – Open & 4-H Beef Show – Phillips Arena
11 a.m. – Pee Wee Horse Show – Kiwanis Bowl
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.- Gameland open
1 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics – Scavenger Hunt – in front of Gameland
3 p.m. – Lego Building contest – (Must bring your own Legos)- Foster/Bullock
5 p.m. – 4-H Dairy Clipping Contest- Phillips Arena
6 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics- Seed Spitting – Scrubgrass Stage
6 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Bingo- Gameland open
7 p.m. – Costume Horse Show- Kiwanis Bowl
7 p.m. – Mini Rod Pulls- Grandstands
Main Street Market Bluegrass Night
7 p.m. – Bluegrass Night – Pine Valley Boys & Friends – Log Cabin
7:30 p.m. – Pedal Tractor Pull- Phillips Arena Extension
Sponsored by Walls Dairy Transport
11 p.m. – Fair Closes

Thursday, August 11

Throughout the Day – Knapping (arrowhead making)
10 a.m. – Open Game Horse Show – Kiwanis Bowl
10 a.m. – Open & 4-H Dairy Cattle Show – Phillips Arena
11 a.m. – Barnyard Olympics- Frog Jumping Contest – Scrubgrass Stage
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Gameland open
2 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics- Eggcellent Adventure, Scrubgrass Stage
3 p.m. – RC Cars
6 p.m. – Garden Tractor Pulls- Grandstand
6 p.m. – Cornhole Contest – sponsored by 4-H Teen Council – Phillips Arena
6 p.m. – Showman Band- Scrubgrass Stage
11 p.m. – Fair Closes

Friday, August 12

Throughout the Day – Knapping (arrowhead making), Clown & Face painting
9 a.m. – Senior Livestock Showmanship Contest – Phillips Arena
11 a.m. – Barnyard Olympics – Nail Driving Contest- Scrubgrass Stage
1 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics- Pie Eating Contest – Log Cabin
1 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Gameland open
6:00 p.m. – Jr Livestock and Cheese Yield Auction – Phillips Arena
11 p.m. – Fair Closes

Saturday, August 13

Autism Tough Day – for details check: https://www.facebook.com/Autism-Tough-Foundation-2718471158378700
Throughout the Day- Knapping (arrowhead making)
10 a.m. – Bacon Buddies – Phillips Arena
12 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Gameland open
1 p.m. – Barnyard Olympics- Hay Bale Throwing- Pulling Track
1 p.m. – Supreme Senior Livestock Showmanship Contest – Phillips Arena
4 p.m. – 4-H Awards Ceremony – Phillips Arena
6 p.m. – Demo Derby- Grandstands followed by Kellner’s Fireworks

Sunday, August 14

6 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Release of animals
8 a.m. to 11 a.m. – Release of all entries

The Venango County Fairgrounds is located at 867 Mercer Road, Franklin, PA 16323.

Visit Venango County Fair’s Facebook page here for events throughout the week.


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