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            Big Butler Fair 2016 Schedule
                    July 1 - 9, 2016
Big Butler Fairgrounds, 1127 New Castle Road, Prospect, Pennsylvania

The Big Butler Fair is the largest fair in Western Pennsylvania. You can enjoy fireworks, carnival, Square Dancing, Bike Night, demolition derbies, concerts and truck pulls.

            Big Butler Fairgrounds 2016 Schedule of Events

Thursday, June 30, 2016
• Harness Racing - 10:00 am

Friday, July 1, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Harness Racing - 10:00 am
• Entries Received at Arts & Crafts Building - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Weigh-In Market Animals - 6:00 pm
• Bike Night I - Freedom Bike Night - $5.00 per Bike - 7:00 pm
• Y108 Freedom Fest - Featuring "Confederate Railroad" - 7:00 pm



Saturday, July 2, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Judging Home Ec, 4-H & Vocational Plants, Flowers, Farm & Garden Fancy Work - 9:00 am
• Judging Junior Beef - 9:00 am
• Judging Open & 4-H Chickens - 9:00 am
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Exhibition Barrels - 1:00 pm
• Jackpot Game Horse Show - 2:30 pm
• Black Cat Auto Thrill Show - 7:00 pm
• Square Dance at 4-H Barns - 8:00 pm



Sunday, July 3, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Judging Rabbits - 9:00 am
• Judging Dairy Goat Sportsmanship - 9:00 am
• Judging Open & Jr. Dairy Goats - 9:00 am
• Big Butler Fair Drive-In Show (Draft Horses) - 9:30 am
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Shepherd's Lead Line - 6:00 pm
• Antique Tractor Pull - TBD
• School Bus Demolition Derby - 7:00 pm



Monday, July 4, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Youth Horse & Pony Show - 9:00 am
• Judging Junior Sheep - 9:00 am
• Judging Antique Farm Machinery - 1:00 pm
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Judging Junior Market Goats - 2:00 pm
• Judging Boer Goats - 2:00 pm
• Jackpot Mini Horse Show - Jackpot Trail - 2:00 pm
• Free Concert - Featuring Local Talent - TBD
• Shively's Gigantic Fireworks - Dusk

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Horse Halter - 9:00 am
• Jackpot Showmanship - 9:00 am
• Pony Halter - 9:00 am
• Pony Performance Classes - 9:00 am
• Judging Haflinger Halter - 9:00 am
• Judging Junior Swine - 9:00 am
• Judging Open & 4-H Dairy - Brown Swiss, Jersey & Holstein - 9:00 am
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Draft Horse Fun Show - 4:30 pm
• Kids Caravan Parade - Dairy Arena - 6:30 pm
• Giant Auto Demolition Derby - 7:00 pm
• Judging Dairy Showmanship - 7:30 pm

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Judging Draft Horse Halter - 9:00 am
• Judging Sheep - 9:00 am
• Judging Open & 4-H Dairy-Ayrshire, Guernsey & Milking Shorthorn - 9:00 am
• Judging Rabbit Showmanship - 9:00 am
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Master Showman Contest - 3:00 pm
• Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger Single Hitches - 4:30 pm
• Animal Costume Classes - Ropers Ring - 6:00 pm
• Full Pull Truck Pulls - 7:00 pm
• Open 2.6 Diesel 4x4 Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Super Street Gas 4x4 Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Limited Pro Stock Tractor - 7:00 pm
• Super Farm Tractors - 7:00 pm

Thursday, July 7, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Butler Fair Horse Show (Classes 1-16) - 9:00 am
• Judging Beef Cattle - 9:00 am
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Youth Award Committee Meeting - 2:00 pm
• Haflinger Hitch Judging - 3:00 pm
• Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger Multiple Hitches - 4:30 pm
• Celebrity Milking Contest - 7:00 pm
• Full Pull Truck Pulls - 7:00 pm
• Big Rigs Modified Semi Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Modified Diesel 4x4 Trucks - 7:00 pm
• Pennsylvania Posse Semis Pull - 7:00 pm
• "Run What Ya Brung" 4x4 - 7:00 pm
• Free Giant Ice Cream Sundae - 8:00 pm

Friday, July 8, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Butler Fair Horse Show (Classes 17-49) - 9:00 am
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Colt Jenny Memorial Pony Pull - 4:00 pm
• Single Draft Horse Pulls - 5:30 pm
• Kid Pedal Power Pulls - 5:30 pm
• LB Roenigk Memorial Draft Horse Pulls - 7:00 pm
• Dave Martin's Bullmania - 7:00 pm
• Annual Youth Awards Program - 7:30 pm

Saturday, July 9, 2016
• Fair Opens - 9:00 am
• Miniature Horse Pulls - 11:00 am
• Carnival Opens - 1:00 pm
• Bike Night II - Annual Bike Night - $5.00 per Bike - 6:00 pm
• Free Concert - The Clarks - 6:00 pm


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