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Fair free-for-all

The East Otter Tail County Fair has become a "free" fair. No admission will be charged at the gate for the July 23-26 event.

There will be admission charges for the special grandstand events, however, including the Thursday and Sunday Demolition Derbies; and the Saturday Tractor Pull.

Admission is $10 for 12 years or older; $5 for those under 12 years old.

On the grounds parking will be $2 per day.

Following is a schedule of events for the fair:

Thursday, July 23

9am-6pm: Open Class Registration

9am-2pm: Pigs, Goats & Sheep Weigh-in

9am: 4-H Rabbit Show

10am-12pm: Scavenger Hunt K-6th Graders; Exhibit Building

10am-9pm: Children's Petting Barn Open

12pm-9pm: Exhibit Building Open

1pm: Dairy Grooming & Fitting Class

1:30pm: 4-H Poultry Show

2pm-4pm: Beef Weigh-in

4pm -Close: Carnival

4:30pm: 4-H Dairy Goat Show

6:30pm: 4-H & FFA Sheep Show

7pm: Demo Derby - GRANDSTAND EVENT

Friday, July 24

Senior Citizen's Day

8am: 4-H Swine Show

10:30am: FFA Dairy Show followed by 4-H Dairy Show

10am-9pm: Children's Petting Barn Open

11am-10pm: Exhibit Building Open

11:30am: 4-H Beef Show

12pm-Close: Carnival

1:30pm: Senior Citizen Show

2pm-4pm: Senior Citizen Bingo

5pm: Kids Pedal Tractor Pull

7:30pm: Tug O' War presented by the

Perham Jaycees

7pm-11pm: Bingo

9pm-11pm: Karaoke

9pm-1am: Street Dance

"Wylde Knights" - DJ

Saturday, July 25

8am: Pleasure Horse Show

10am: Dairy Recognition Program & 4-H Livestock Auction

10am-9pm: Children's Petting Barn Open

11am-10pm: Exhibit Building Open

12pm-Close: Carnival

1pm: Dairy Judging

2pm-4pm: Bingo

3pm: Llama Show

5pm: Tractor/Truck Pull - GRANDSTAND EVENT

7pm-11pm: Bingo

9pm-1am: Street Dance

"Wylde Knights" DJ

Sunday, July 26

8am: Horse Training

10am: Children's Petting Barn Open

12pm-7pm: Exhibit Building Open

12pm-8pm: Carnival

2pm: Round Robin Showmanship

2pm: Demo Derby - GRANDSTAND EVENT

Full Size Cars & Trucks

2pm-5pm: Bingo

4pm: Livestock Awards Program