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Big Butler Fair 2017 Schedule
    June 30 - July 8, 2017
Big Butler Fairgrounds, 1127 New Castle Road, Prospect, Pennsylvania

The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western Pennsylvania. You can enjoy fireworks, carnival, Square Dancing, Bike Night, demolition derbies, concerts and truck pulls.

Big Butler Fairgrounds 2017 Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 29, 2017
• Harness Racing - 10:00 am

Friday, June 30, 2017
• Harness Racing - 10:00 am
• Fair Opens - 11:00 am
• Carnival Opens - 3:00 pm
• Entries Received at Arts Crafts Building - 1:00 ­ 5:00 pm
• Weigh­InMarket Animals - 6:00 pm
• Bike Night I­ Annual Bike Night ­ $5.00 per Bike - 7:00 pm
Free Concert ­ Blended Reality Band - 7:00 pm
Free Concert ­ The Clarks - 8:00 pm



Saturday, July 1, 2017
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Judging Home Ec, 4-H & Vocational Plants, Flowers, Farm & Garden Fancy Work - 9:00 am
• Judging Junior Beef - 9:00 am
• Judging Open & Junior Poultry - 9:00 am
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Exhibition Barrels - 1:00 pm
• Jackpot Game Horse Show - 2:30 pm
• Monster Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Pick-Up Truck Demo Derby featuring Higher Education, a school bus monster truck - 7:00 pm
Square Dance at W.L. Roenigk Sr. Cattle Arena - 8:00 pm

Sunday, July 2, 2017
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Judging Open & Junior Rabbits - 9:00 am
• Judging Dairy Goat Showmanship Open & Junior Dairy Goats - 9:00 am
• Big Butler Fair Drive In Show - Draft Horses - 9:30 am
• Antique Tractor Pull - 10:00 am
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Jackpot Mini Horse Show - Jackpot Trail - 2:00 pm
• Shepherd’s Lead Line - 6:00 pm
School Bus Demolition Derby - 7:00 pm



Monday, July 3, 2017
• Junior Horse & Pony Show - 9:00 am
• Judging Junior Sheep - 9:00 am
• Judging Antique Farm Machinery - 10:00 am
• Fair Opens - 11:00 am
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Judging Junior Market Goats Judging Open & Junior Boer Goats - 2:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 3:00 pm
Giant Auto Demolition Derby - 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, July 4, 2017
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Judging Haflinger/Draft Pony Halter - 9:00 am
• Judging Light Horse Halter Show - 9:00 am
• Jackpot Showmanship - 9:00 am
• Pony Halter Classes - 9:00 am
• Pony Performance Classes - 9:00 am
• Judging Junior Swine - 9:00 pm
• Judging Open & Junior Dairy - 9:00 pm
• Brown Swiss, Jersey & Holstein - 9:00 pm
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Draft Horse Fun Show - 4:30 pm
• Rock Done Right - 5:00 pm
• Free Concert - Anger the Ant - 5:00 pm
• Free Concert - TeraChain Sky - 6:00 pm
• Free Concert - The Shiners7:00 pm
• Free Concert - Chareé White - 8:00 pm
• Kids Caravan Parade - Roenigk Cattle Arena - 6:30 pm
• Judging Dairy Showmanship - 7:30 pm
Shively's Gigantic Fireworks - DUSK
Free Giant Sundae - 8:00 pm.



Wednesday, July 5, 2017
• Judging Draft Horse Halter - 9:00 am
• Judging Open Sheep - 9:00 am
• Judging Open & Junior Dairy - 9:00 am
• Ayrshire, Guernsey & Milking Shorthorn - 9:00 pm
• Judging Rabbit Showmanship - 9:00 am
• Fair Opens - 11:00 am
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 3:00 pm
• 4-H & FFA Master Showman Contest - 3:00 pm
• Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger / Draft Pony / Single Hitches - 4:30 pm
• Animal Costume Classes – Roper’s Ring - 6:00 pm
• Full Pull Truck Pulls - 7:00 pm
• Open 2.6 Diesel 4 x 4 Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Super Street Gas 4 x 4 Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Limited Pro Stock Tractor - 7:00 pm
Super Farm Tractors - 7:00 pm

Thursday, July 6, 2017
• Butler Fair Horse Show - 9:00 am
• Judging Open Beef Cattle - 9:00 am
• Fair Opens - 11:00 am
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Youth Awards Committee Meeting - 2:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 3:00 pm
• Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger / Draft Pony / Multiple Hitches - 4:30 pm
• Celebrity Milking Contest - 7:00 pm
• Full Pull Truck Pulls - 7:00 pm
• Big Rigs Modified Semi Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Modified Diesel 4 x 4 Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Hot Farm Tractors - 7:00 pm
• Run What Ya Brung 4 x 4 - 7:00 pm


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Friday, July 7, 2017
• Butler Fair Horse Show - 9:00 am
• Fair Opens - 11:00 am
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 3:00 pm
• Colt Jenny Memorial Pony Pull - 4:00 pm
• Kid Power Pedal Pulls - 5:30 pm
• LB Roenigk Memorial Draft Horse Pulls - 7:00 pm
• Mud Bog - 7:00 pm
• Annual Youth Awards Program - 7:30 pm
• Youth Dance at W.L. Roenigk Sr. Cattle Arena - 8:00 pm.

Saturday, July 8, 2017
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Miniature Horse Pulls - 11:00 am
• Carnival Kiddie Land Opens - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Y108 Freedom Fest - 7:00 pm
• Bike Night II - Freedom Bike Night - $5.00 per Bike - 7:00 pm
• Free Concert - Granger Smith Featuring Earl Dibbles Jr. - 7:00 pm
• Free Concert - Coal Town - 7:00 pm
• Free Concert - East Coast Turnaround - 8:00 pm.

Daily Schedule
• Bar C Ranch Camel Ride - 2:00 pm
• Brad Matchette Comedy Hypnotist - 2:00 pm
• Dennis Beach, Wood Carver - 2:00 pm
• First Bite Fish Tank - 2:00 pm
• Marc Dobson - The One-Man Band - 2:00 pm
• Rhinestone Roper - 2:00 pm
• Petting Zoo - 2:00 pm
• Puppet Show - 2:00 pm
• Syria Shrine Clowns - 2:00 pm


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