Allegan County Fair
ALLEGAN—The 165th Allegan County Fair kicks off Friday, Sept. 8 and will keep fairgoers coming back for a full nine days of entertainment until the gates close Saturday evening, Sept. 16. Here’s some highlights:
Friday, Sept. 8
Gates open at 1 p.m. The Rineshone Roper Show is in the community area with 45-minute shows at 5 and 7 p.m. weekdays and 4 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will kick-off the grandstand entertainment line-up at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 9
Children’s Day is Saturday, Sept. 9. Children are admitted free until 3 p.m. Flying Star Rodeo is the free family entertainment at the grandstand at 7 p.m.
Sunday, Sept, 10
Family Day and Taste of Allegan County Fair are Sunday, Sept, 10. Carload admission and parking is $15 until 3 p.m. Free food samples are from 1-3 p.m. SJO Super Cross Racing at 5 p.m. is the grandstand entertainment.
Monday, Sept. 11
Discount Day is Monday, Sept. 11. $2 rides and $2 admission for children first through 12th grade and $2 parking, $7 admission for adults. The huge Fair Parade starts in downtown Allegan at 6:30 p.m. and makes it’s way into the grandstand around 7 p.m. where seating is FREE to see what entrants were best in their category.
Tuesday, Sept. 12
Senior Citizen’s Day is Tuesday, Sept. 12. Seniors 60 and over pay $4 admission until noon. Breakfast is at 8 a.m. Senior programming is on the hilltop from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Harness racing is at noon. Unique Motor Sports off-road demo derby is at 7 p.m. for the grandstand entertainment.
Wednesday, Sept. 13
Ladies Day is Wednesday, Sept. 13. Ladies pay $4 admission until noon. Programming is also on the hilltop starting at 9 a.m. with best selling author Lynn Austin. Youth Livestock Auction at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13. Harness racing is at noon. The National Tractor Pulling Association is hosting the tractor pulls at 7 p.m. for the grandstand entertainment.
Thursday, Sept. 14
Veteran’s Day is Thursday, Sept. 14. Veteran’s admission and parking are free with confirmation until 8 p.m. Thomas Rhett along with Morgan Wallen is the grandstand entertainment at 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 15
The Youth Western Horse Show is at 9 a.m. and the Youth All Around Showmanship contest at 4 p.m. “Alabama” along with John Michael Montgomery is the grandstand entertainment at 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 16
Unique Motor Sports State Championship Demo Derby is at 6:30 p.m. closing out the grandstand entertainment for 2017.
For a full schedule, visit www.allegancountyfair.com