Weekly Schedule

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Fri/Sat/Sun

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9th
Noon - 7 p.m. Receiving Main Exhibit Building Entries (non-livestock)
- Departments 10 thru 22 will be received for exhibit
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10th
9 a.m. Judging Main Exhibit Building Entries
- Judging departments 10 thru 22
- Main Exhibit Building open to superintendents, judges, and authorized fair personnel
10 a.m. Antique Tractor Pull & Factory Field Stock
SUNDAY, AUGUST 11th
7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Receiving All Livestock Entries
- All species will be weighed when unloaded, except steers
1 p.m. Horse and Pony Pulling Contest – Grandstand
1 p.m. All 4-H/FFA animals, open class livestock, dairy, and horses must be on grounds
1 p.m. (Approx) Steer weigh-in, following all other weigh-ins
7 p.m. Vespers
8 p.m. CROWNING OF 2023 DAYTON FAIR QUEEN

Mon

MONDAY, AUGUST 12th - Griffith Auto Sales Day
ANYTIME Get sketching materials at office; return by 6 p.m. Wednesday
8 a.m. Judging of Light Horses & Pony Halter, Showmanship - Horse Arena
9 a.m. Ultrasound Sheep, Goats, Steers & Swine
1 p.m. FAIR OFFICIALLY OPENS
5 p.m. Judging Light Horse Game Show - Horse Arena
5 p.m. Judging On Foot Carcass - Livestock & Swine arenas
1. Swine
2. Sheep
3. Goats
4. Steer
6 p.m. AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
7 p.m. Christian Concert - Grandstand

Tues

TUESDAY, AUGUST 13th - Senator Joe Pittman Day
BOGO All day! - $15 gets 2 people in for rides & grandstand!
ANYTIME Get sketching materials at office; return by 6 p.m. Wednesday
9 a.m. Judging Dairy Cattle 4H/FFA & Open Show - Dairy Arena
11 a.m. Judging Dairy Goats followed by Breeding Meat Goats - Dairy Arena
Judging Draft Horse & Haflinger Halter - Horse Arena
12:30 p.m. Open Draft Horse & Hafinger Riding following Halter
MINI FUN SHOW (immediately following Draft Horse Halter)
4 p.m. Judging Swine Showmanship with Market Swine 4-H/FFA & Open Show to follow - Livestock Show Complex
5 p.m. AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
5:30 p.m. Judging Draft Horse & Haflinger Cart - Horse Arena
7 p.m. KIDS MOTORCYCLE & ATV FUN SHOW - Grandstand

Wed

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14th - S&T Bank Day
ANYTIME Get sketching materials at office; return by 6 p.m. today
10 a.m. Judging Market Sheep Showmanship, followed by Judging Market Sheep & Breeding Sheep - Livestock Show Complex
10 a.m. Judging Draft & Haflinger Youth classes except hitch classes - Horse Arena
Noon Judging Goat Showmanship 4-H/FFA & Open Show with Market Goat Classes to follow - Livestock Show Complex
Noon HARNESS RACING - Grandstand
1 p.m. Open Draft & Halflinger Obstacle classes - Horse Arena
4 p.m. Judging Beef Showmanship, 4-H/FFA with 4-H/FFA & Open Market Steer and Beef Breeding classes to follow - Livestock Show Complex
4:30 p.m. Community Pet Show – Free Stage
5 p.m. AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
5 p.m. Judging Draft Horse & Haflinger Multiple Hitches - Horse Arena
5 p.m. Mini Horse Fun Show - Horse Arena
6:30 p.m. Judging Shepherd's Lead Line Contest - Free Stage
7 p.m. POWER PULLING PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS
LUCAS OIL PRO PULLING LEAGUE ALONG WITH DAYTON FAIR OPEN CLASSES — Grandstand
1. Limited Pro/Super Farm Tractors
2. Super Stock 4x4 Trucks
3. Pro Stock 4x4 Trucks
4. 8000# Open Street Diesel 4x4 Trucks

Thurs

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15th -
Elderton State Bank Day
Military/Veterans Appreciation Day
Golden Agers Day/Grange Day
BOGO All day! - $15 gets 2 people in for rides & grandstand!
Ages 62 and older, active military and veterans get FREE admission to GROUNDS ONLY.  Must purchase $15 stamp to enter evening grandstand activities, to ride, or for any other activity that requires admission.
9 a.m. Judging Light Horses - Performance Classes - Horse Arena
Noon HARNESS RACING - Grandstand
5 p.m. AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
6:30 p.m. Junior Livestock Auction - Livestock Show Complex
7:00 p.m. OFF-ROAD VEHICLE DRAG RACING - Grandstand

Fri

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16th - Walker & Walker Equipment Day
9 a.m. Judging Light Horse Youth Show - Horse Arena
10 a.m. Premier Showman Contest - Livestock Show Complex
Noon AMUSEMENT RIDES OPEN
1 - 3 p.m. 4-H and Vocational AG Contest - Livestock Show Complex
2 p.m. Animal Dress Up Contest - Dairy Arena
5 p.m. Horse Costume Class - Horse Arena
7:00 p.m. DEMOLITION DERBY - Grandstand

Sat/Sun

SATURDAY, AUGUST 17th - Marion Center Supply Day
9 a.m. Equine Fun Show - Horse Arena
AG Olympics (formerly Family Day Events) - Livestock Show Complex
4 p.m. Woodcarving Auction
4 p.m. Hog Calling Contest - Free Stage
7 p.m. RODEO by Bull Ride Mania - Grandstand - Followed by FIREWORKS by Starfire
Midnight Release of Livestock, Dairy & Horse Exhibits
SUNDAY, AUGUST 18th
9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Release 4-H/FFA Livestock and Main Exhibit Building Entries

Monday through Saturday, August 12-17, start time of livestock shows
may be slightly delayed pending ending of previous show.

ALL RIDERS MUST HAVE APPROPRIATE RIDE PASS, REGARDLESS OF AGE
This includes unlimited rides and Grandstand attractions

MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, AUGUST 12-17, $15.00 STAMP REQUIRED
FOR ALL GRANDSTAND SHOWS BEGINNING AFTER 3:00 P.M. DAILY.
Grandstand seats are FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED
GRANDSTANDS OPEN AT 3 P.M. DAILY

ABSOLUTELY NO ADMISSION REFUNDS