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Manatee County Fair 2018 Schedule, Entertainment

    January 11 - 21, 2018
Manatee County Fair, 1303 17th. Street West, Palmetto, Florida


January 15, 2018 - Monday - Kids Day

Noon - Fair Gates Open
Noon - Exhibit Buildings Open
Noon - Belle City Amusements Midway Opens

Noon - Show-Me Safari Petting Zoo Opens
Noon - Dog Show - Entertainment Tent and Main Stage
1:00 pm. - Dennis Lee Show - Firkins Automotive Stage

1:00 pm. - Show-Me Safari Pig Races - East Midway Walkway
1:00 pm. - Children’s Program - Worm Composting - Master Gardener Educational Gardens
1:30 pm. - Disc-Connected K-9s - East Midway Walkway



2:00 pm. - Amazing Anastasini Circus - East Midway Walkway
2:30 pm. - RC Racers - Gate 9 Walkway
2:30 pm. - Wade Henry - Close to Gate 3

3:00 pm. - Dennis Lee Show - Firkins Automotive Stage
3:00 pm. - Rock-It the Robot - Strolling Act
3:00 pm. - Show-Me Safari Pig Races - East Midway Walkway

3:00 pm. - Children’s Program – Butterfly Life Cycle - Master Gardener Educational Gardens
4:00 pm. - Disc-Connected K-9s - East Midway Walkway
4:30 pm. - Wade Henry - Close to Gate 3



4:30 pm. - RC Racers - Gate 9 Walkway
5:00 pm. - Dennis Lee Show - Firkins Automotive Stage
5:00 pm. - Show-Me Safari Pig Races - East Midway Walkway

5:00 pm. - Rock-It the Robot - Strolling Act
5:00 pm. - Pre Show to Cheerleading Competition - Mosaic Arena
5:30 pm. - Amazing Anastasini Circus - East Midway Walkway

6:00 pm. - 23rd Annual Cheerleading Competition - Mosaic Arena
6:30 pm. - Wade Henry - Close to Gate 3
6:30 pm. - RC Racers - Gate 9 Walkway



7:00 pm. - Dennis Lee Show - Firkins Automotive Stage
7:00 pm. - Show-Me Safari Pig Races - East Midway Walkway
7:30 pm. - Disc-Connected K-9s - East Midway Walkway

8:00 pm. - Amazing Anastasini Circus - East Midway Walkway
8:00 pm. - Rock-It the Robot - Strolling Act
8:30 pm. - Wade Henry - Close to Gate 3

8:30 pm. - RC Racers - Gate 9 Walkway
9:00 pm. - Show-Me Safari Pig Races - East Midway Walkway

schedule is subject to change without prior notice


  Manatee County Fair 2018 Schedules:

  • Jan. 11 - Thursday     • Jan. 12 - Friday

  • Jan. 13 - Saturday     • Jan. 14 - Sunday

  • Jan. 15 - Monday     • Jan. 16 - Tuesday

  • Jan. 17 - Wed.     • Jan. 18 - Thursday

  • Jan. 19 - Friday     • Jan. 20 - Saturday

  • Jan. 21 - Sunday    



Daily Entertainment to Enjoy:
• 5th Annual 4-H and FFA Hay Bale Decorating Contest entries on display throughout the grounds.

• SunShine MonkeyShines as stroll the grounds.

• Les McDowell’s “Cowboy Camp” is located just inside Gate 3.

• The Barnyard Cackle Review is located at the NW corner of the Premier Community Bank Exhibit Building.


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