Summer’s here along with Osage County’s first fair of the season

Starting next week, it’s officially fair season in Osage County. The Osage County Fair, hosted at Osage City, Kan., will get underway Monday with the fair horse show at Lyndon Saddle Club Arena.

Tuesday, fair volunteers will be finishing getting the grounds ready, and then early Wednesday, exhibit entry begins.

Highlights of the fair this year include the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s fish tank; a family night of fun challenges, hatchet throw, demolition derby, Friday night parade, Saturday night fireworks, and the ever popular Lions Club foodstand.

Here is the schedule:

Osage County Fair, Jones Park, Osage City, Kan.
July 8-11, 2020

Monday, July 6

  • 6 p.m. – 4-H Horse Show; Lyndon Saddle Club Arena

Wednesday, July 8

  • 8-11 a.m. – All exhibit entry
  • 1 p.m. – Exhibit judging, 4-H dog show and pet show; Community Building
  • 7 p.m. – 4-H sheep and goat show; Fredrickson Arena

Thursday, July 9

  • 6 a.m. – Lions Club food stand; Community Building
  • 10 a.m. – 4-H rabbit and poultry show; pavilion
  • 5 p.m. – Fish tank by KDWPT
  • 5-6:15 p.m. – Registration and check-in for pie baking contest
  • 5-10 p.m. – Family fun night; climbing wall, jousting pit, carnival games
  • 5- 10 p.m. – Hatchet throw (12 throws for $10)
  • 6:30 p.m. – Blue Ribbon Pie Baking Contest; Community Building
  • 6:30 p.m. – 4-H bucket calf and dairy show; Fredrickson Arena
  • 7 p.m. – 4-H beef show; Fredrickson Arena
  • 7 p.m. – Talent show; stage east of Community Building

Friday, July 10

  • 6 a.m. – Lions Club food stand; Community Building
  • 8 a.m. – Donuts and juice provided
  • 9 a.m. – 4-H swine show; Fredrickson Arena
  • 6:30 p.m. – Chamber of Commerce Parade; theme “All American Country Livin”; downtown Osage City
  • 7-8 p.m. – Petting zoo; Fredrickson Arena
  • 7:30 p.m. – Celebrity pie eating contest; stage east of Community Building
  • 8 p.m. – Demolition derby; west of football field; admission fee, pit fee, cooler fee

Saturday, July 11

  • 6 a.m. – Lions Club food stand; Community Building
  • 7 a.m. – ORBIS Ruben Chavira Fishing Tournament; Huffman Park
  • 8 a.m. – Punt, pass, kick football event; football field
  • 9 a.m. – 4-H round robin showmanship (sponsored by Edward Jones Investments)
  • 2-4 p.m. – Political forum
  • 4 p.m. – Registration and check-in for Corn-Hole Tournament
  • 4:30 p.m. – Corn-Hole Tournament; inside recreation building
  • 6-8 p.m. – Bingo – Community Building
  • 6:30 p.m. – 4-H livestock premium sale; Fredrickson Arena
  • 8:30 p.m. – Homemade ice cream social
  • 8:30 p.m. – Watermelon feed
  • 9 p.m. – BrickHorse Band, entertainment
  • 10 p.m. – Fireworks display
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