Manistee Agricultural Society welcomes you to 2020 Manistee County Fair, featuring Youth Open Shows and auctions. Check out all the chickens and turkeys, beautiful horses, snugly rabbits, comical goats and sheep, lazy pigs and more.

Click here to read our letter to the 4-H Members & Families.


Check out the schedule for the 2020 Fair below.

Livestock

The 2020 Manistee County Fair has been cancelled.

Sunday 

August 16th

Pen and Stall set up and Decoration – Youth Open Wristband Pick up

5pm - 7pm | Fair Office open for entry tags pick up for all items exhibited in Pavilion

                           [Can also pick up Monday]

Monday

August 17th

10am - 7pm | Entry Day for All Exhibits & Animals

 

 10am - 7pm | Weigh-in/Pullorum Testing for All Animals

 

Youth Open Wristband Pickup

Tuesday

August 18th

8:30am - 1pm | Open Class (Pavilion) & Youth Open Exhibits Judging [Merchant Building]

8am | Swine Judging 

2pm | Sheep Judging

4pm | Cattle Judging                         

6pm | Goat Judging

Wednesday

August 19th

8am | Rabbit Judging 

1pm | Poultry/Bird Judging

5pm | Youth Exhibit Area: Youth Live Performance Event                        

Thursday

August 20th

5:30pm | Youth Open Large and Small Animal Auction

Friday

August 21st

10am | Large Animal Barn: Photo Opportunity Day

All Best of Show (Open and Youth Open Classes in Exhibit Building), Grand and Reserve, and 1st Place Winners (Animal Classes only) in Open and Youth Open Classes.  

Photos taken by Manistee News Advocate.  Families and cameras are welcome, too!  

11:30am | Youth Open Showmanship Sweepstakes Event

6pm | Youth Open Companion Animal Interviews - Companion Animal Station in Merchant Building

SUNDAY, AUGUST 18 – EXIT DAY

8am –12p | Exit Day for all Animals and Exhibits – See Specific Exit Times Below

Until 9am | Animal gates will only be accessible to Livestock Processors and those picking up horses

8am - 9 am | Exit of all non-Market Livestock, pens to be cleaned by 10am

7am - 9am | Exit of all Horses, Horse stalls must be cleaned and empty by 10AM 

8am – 12pm:  Exit of all entries in Pavilion and Merchant Building – Open Class and Youth Open

The Pavilion and Merchant Building will be closed at noon.

 

All unclaimed entries will be disposed of.

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