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Welcome to the Isabella County Youth and Farm Fair!

2024 Fair Dates: July 22 - July 27

SALE BILL - (Not currently available)

 

Brochure

Physical Address: Isabella County Fairgrounds

                                500 N Mission Rd.

                                 Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Mailing Address: Isabella County Fairgrounds

                              PO Box 700

                              Mt. Pleasant, MI 48804-0700

FAIR BOARD MEMBERS

Ed Lynch (2024)            Amy Vogel (2024)              Pat Travis (2024)           Jerry McDonald (2024)      Ed Filhart (2025)            Deb Acker (2025)              Steve Recker (2025)     Rod Dent (2025)

Brianna Moeggenborg (2024)           Jerry Benchley (2025)

Golf cart/vehicle changes have been made! Carts must all have a permit for a cost of $25. Please see General Rules for more information. 

Fair Events and Schedule

Please note that these dates are subject to change. These are our plans as of now. Any changes will be communicated via our Facebook page and this website. 

Barn Set-up Dates

Beef - Completed by superintendents

Swine - Tuesday, July 16 @ 6

Dairy Feeder - Wednesday, July 17 @ 6

Sheep - Thursday, July 18 @ 6

Horses- Thursday, July 18 @ 6

Still Exhibit Barn - Thursday, July 18, 1-8pm

Large Animal Entry Times

Swine- Sunday, 8:00-10:00 am 

Beef- 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Feeders- 11:00 am -1:00 pm

Sheep- 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Large Animal Livestock 

Monday July 22th              Dairy Feeders - 9am

Tuesday July 23th             Swine - 8am

Tuesday July 23rd             Sheep – Following Swine Judging

Wednesday July 24th       Beef – 9am

Thursday July 25th           Dairy Show – 9am - CANCELLED 2024

                                            Livestock Sale - 5 pm

                                          Sale order: Beef, feeders, milk, swine, sheep

Saturday July 27th           Overall Large Animal Showmanship – 9am

Grandstand Events

Monday, July 22 at 7:00 pm- Hometown Showdown (free admission) sponsored by My 104.3 and Buck 92.3

Tuesday, July 23 at 7:00 pm - Super Kicker Rodeo ($10 admission, children under 5 are free) sponsored by Krapohl Ford

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00pm- SJO Productions Motocross ($10 admission, children under 5 are free, pit passes $20), sponsored by Fair Salvage Company

Friday, July 26 at 7:30- Demolition Derby 9 ($10 admission, children under 5 are free, pit passes $20), sponsored by 95.3 CFX and Walmart

Saturday, July 27 at 6:00 pm WMPullers Super Stock Tractors, Pickup and Semi Pull ($10 admission, children under 5 are free, pit passes $20)

Sponsored by I Ride

         2024 Small Animal Schedule

Saturday, 7/20, 12:30-1:00 Enter Dogs

                           1:00pm Dogs 
Sunday, 7/21, 12:30-1:00 Enter Cats

                         1:00 Cat Show

                         4:00-6:00 Enter Poultry, Rabbits and Goats 
Monday, 7/22, 8:30am Rabbit Showmanship & Breed Classes
Tuesday, 7/23, 8:30-9:30 Enter Eggs

                         10:00am Poultry Showmanship & Judging
Wednesday, 7/24, 9:00 Goat Showmanship & Judging
                        6:30 Small Animal Auction (Small Animal Barn)
Thursday, 7/25, 1
0:30-11:00 Enter Pocket Pets

                           11:00 Pocket Pet Judging

                            6:00-8:00 Dog Demonstration (Small Animal                                              Barn)
Friday, 7/26, 2:00 Overall Small Animal Showmanship
Saturday, 7/27, 11:00 Goat Hand Milking Contest
                           11:30 Small Animal Fun Day

Sunday 7/28 8:00-10:00 All Small Animals Released

Midway Information

Monday- Closed

Tuesday- 4pm Midway opens, $25 Armband 

Wednesday- 1 PM - Close, $25 Armband

Thursday- 1 PM - Close, $25 Armband

Friday- 1 PM - Close, $25 Armband

Saturday- 1 PM - Close, $25 Armband 

Horse Schedule: 

Sunday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Check in & feed record turn in 
Monday: 7:00 pm: Opening ceremonies, drill

performances– public is welcome!
Tuesday: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm: Horse educational event – PUBLIC EVENT
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Showmanship Clinic
1:00 pm – Trail, Ranch Riding, Command
Thursday: 10:00 am: Showmanship, English Pleasure, English Equitation, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, English/Western Riding, Bareback
Friday: 6:00 pm: Speed Night- Pole Bending, Speed and Action, Keyhole, Barrel Bending, Cloverleaf, Indiana Flag
Saturday: 9:00 am: Overall Showmanship
**approx** 10:00: Cloverbud and PEP
2:00 pm: Costume
Fun Day to follow 30 minutes after costume 
Sunday: 6:00 am – 1:00 pm Horse release and cleaning stalls

 

Pedal Pull- Saturday, July 27 @ 2 in front of the foodstand

Bike Giveaway- Register from 2-4 Saturday, must be present to win

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