2024 Fair Schedule

2024 Orleans County 4-H Fair Schedule

Monday, July 22, 2024 Opening Day: Gates open at 4:00pm

Midway will not be open.

9:00am – 11:00am 4-H Senior Council Stand Breakfast Hours 4-H Senior Council Stand
8:00am-3:00pm Commercial Exhibits in Place Throughout Event
8:00am Cloverbud Horse Show Followed by Walk/Trot Horse Show Carlos Marcello Arena
9:00am Rabbit and Poultry Meeting for all Exhibitors Wachob Building
9:20am Cattle Barn Department Meeting for all Exhibitors Cattle Barn
9:40am Goat/Sheep Department meeting for all Exhibitors Goat/Sheep Barn
10:00am-12:00pm 4-H Exhibits including Common Garden Vegetables, Market Packages, Cut Flowers, Indoor Gardening, Fruits and Nuts, Plant Collection (Preserved and Scrapbook), Landscape Pictures and Plants, Experiments, Horticulture Methods Judged Trolley Building
11:00am Senior Council 4-H Food Booth Hamburgers, Hots, and Cold Drinks. Proceeds support teen award trips and programs. 4-H Senior Council Stand
11:00am Field Crops Judged Trolley Building
1:00-3:00pm Group Exhibits, Food Preservation, Baked Goods and Visual Arts Judged Trolley Building
4:00pm Paid public admission begins Wood and Taylor Hill Road Parking Lots
4:00pm 4-H Leaders’ Pie Stand Opens Pie Stand
4:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
5:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
6:00pm Orleans County 4-H Fair Opening Day Parade Throughout Grounds
6:30pm Opening Ceremony, Presentation of Colors by Orleans County Veterans Flag Pole on Ed Center Lawn
6:45pm Ice Cream Eating Contest Orleans Hub Stage
6:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
7:00pm 4-H Fashion Revue Orleans Hub Stage
6:30pm Mini-Horse Show and Horse Driving Classes Carlos Marcello Arena
6:30pm Trolley Building Youth Exhibits Open Trolley Building
7:00pm 4-H Swine Show Livestock Show Arena
7:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
8:00-10:00pm Orleans County 4-H Fair $1,000 Karaoke Contest Orleans Hub Stage
8:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
10:00pm Buildings Close - Goodnight Fair Throughout Event

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

8:00am 4-H English Horse Show Carlos Marcello Arena
9:00am-11:00am 4-H Senior Council Stand Breakfast Hours 4-H Senior Council Stand
10:00am 4-H Dog Grooming and Handling and Knowledge Contests Knights Building
10:00am 4-H Dairy Goat Show Livestock Show Arena
10:00am Horticulture I.D. Contest Center Stage
11:00am Senior Council 4-H Food Booth Hamburgers, Hots, and Cold Drinks. Proceeds support teen award trips and programs. 4-H Senior Council Stand
11:00am-3:00pm 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Showmanship Wachob Pavilion
12:00pm Paid public admission begins, Buildings open to the public Wood and Taylor Hill Road Parking Lots
1:00-3:00pm 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Knowledge Contest Wachob Pavilion
4:00pm 4-H Leaders’ Pie Stand Opens Pie Stand
4:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
5:00-10:00pm Main Event Amusements $30 Unlimited Ride Wristbands during this session Midway
5:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
5:00- 6:00pm Leadership Orleans Rubber Duck Racers! ages 3-11 JCH of Buffalo Food Court
6:00pm 4-H Dairy Cattle Show Livestock Show Arena
6:00pm Registration Ends for Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull Fair Office
6:00pm 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Show Costume, Pet and Cloverbud Classes Wachob Pavilion
6:00-7:00pm Hot Country Liners Dance Orleans Hub Stage
6:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
6:30pm Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull JCH of Buffalo Tent
7:00pm 4-H Rabbit and Cavy Show, Breed Classes Wachob Pavilion
7:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
7:00-7:45pm Down Home Country Cloggers Dance Group Orleans Hub Stage
8:00-10:00pm Orleans County 4-H Fair $1,000 Karaoke Challenge Orleans Hub Stage
8:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
10:00pm Buildings Close - Goodnight Fair


Wednesday, July 24, 2024

Seniors, enjoy a free cup of coffee at the 4-H Senior Council Stand!

8:00am 4-H English Dressage Horse Show Carlos Marcello Arena
9:00am-11:00am 4-H Senior Council Stand Breakfast Hours 4-H Senior Council Stand
9:00am 4-H Poultry Showmanship and Knowledge Contest Wachob Pavilion
10:00am 4-H Beef Cattle Show Livestock Show Arena
10:00am 4-H Dog Show Obedience and Rally Classes Knights Building
11:00am Senior Council 4-H Food Booth Hamburgers, Hots, and Cold Drinks. Proceeds support teen award trips and programs. 4-H Senior Council Stand
11:00am-1:00pm Nutrifare Senior Luncheon with the sing-along music of Craig Wilkins (Food will be served at 12:00pm w/ticket)made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and NYS Legislature and administered by GO ART! Curtis Pavilion
12:00pm Paid public admission begins, Buildings open to the public Wood and Taylor Hill Road Parking Lots
12:00pm 4-H Poultry Breed Classes Wachob Pavilion
1:30-3:00pm Bread & Butter Making Demo and Tasting Trolley Building
3:00-10:00pm Main Event Amusements $30 Unlimited Rides Wristband Midway
3:00pm Fair Official Meeting Fair Office
4:00pm 4-H Leaders’ Pie Stand Opens Pie Stand
4:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
5:00-6:00pm Leadership Orleans Rubber Duck Racers! ages 3-11 JCH of Buffalo Food Court
5:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
5:00pm 4-H Meat and Pack Goat Show Livestock Show Arena
6:00pm-7:00pm Storytime with Orleans County Libraries Trolley Building
6:00pm Registration Ends for the Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull Fair Office
6:00pm Rooster Crowing Contest Wachob Pavilion
6:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
6:30pm Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull JCH of Buffalo Tent
7:00pm Llama Meet and Greet (on conclusion of goat show) Livestock Show Arena
7:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
8:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
8:00-10:00pm Orleans County 4-H Fair $1,000 Karaoke Challenge Orleans Hub Stage
10:00pm Hay Bale Rolling Contest - Teams of 1-2 ages 16 and up. Register at the Fair Office by 9:50 PM Hay Bale Rolling Course
10:00pm Buildings Close - Goodnight Fair

Thursday, July 25, 2024

8:00am 4-H Western Dressage Horse Show Carlos Marcello Arena
9:00am-11:00am 4-H Senior Council Stand Breakfast Hours
10:00am 4-H Sheep Show Livestock Show Arena
10:00am Wildlife I.D. Contest Log Cabin
11:00am Senior Council 4-H Food Booth Hamburgers, Hots, and Cold Drinks. Proceeds support teen award trips and programs. 4-H Senior Council Stand
12:00pm Paid public admission begins, Buildings open to the public Wood and Taylor Hill Road Parking Lots
1:00pm Sheep and Goat Obstacle, costume, and other fun classes. Event will start at the conclusion of the sheep show. Livestock Show Arena
2:00pm 4-H Dog Agility Demo Knights Building
3:00-5:00pm Family and Consumer Science Knowledge Bowl Trolley Building
3:00-10:00pm Midway Rides by Main Event Amusements $30 Unlimited Ride Wristband Midway
4:00pm 4-H Leaders’ Pie Stand Opens
4:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
4:30pm Cornell Recipe Chicken BBQ by Orleans County Cornell Cooperative Extension $15 Curtis Pavilion
5:00pm 4-H Llama and Alpaca Show Livestock Show Arena
5:00- 6:00pm Leadership Orleans Rubber Duck Racers! ages 3-11 JCH of Buffalo Food Court
5:00pm Beards and Braids – Orleans County’s best hair contest Open to the public, pre-register at the fair office15 minutes prior to contest at the latest Orleans Hub Stage
6:00pm Registration for Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull Ends Fair Office
6:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
6:30pm Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull JCH of Buffalo Tent
7:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
7:00-7:45pm Hot Country Liners Dance Group Orleans Hub Stage
7:00pm Small Animal Grand Master Information Session Wachob Pavilion
8:00pm Orleans County 4-H Fair $1,000 Karaoke Challenge Finals (No Qualifying Round) Orleans Hub Stage
8:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
9:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
10:00pm Hay Bale Rolling Contest - Teams of 1-2 ages 16 and up. Register at the fair office by 9:50 PM Hay Bale Rolling Course
10:00pm Buildings Close - Goodnight Fair

Friday, July 26, 2024

8:00am 4-H Western and Ranch Horse Show Carlos Marcello Arena
9:00am-11:00am 4-H Senior Council Stand Breakfast Hours 4-H Senior Council Stand
10:00am 4-H Dog Show Agility and Fun Classes Knights Building
11:00am Senior Council 4-H Food Booth Hamburgers, Hots, and Cold Drinks. Proceeds support teen award trips and programs. 4-H Senior Council Stand
12:00pm Paid public admission begins, Buildings open to the public Wood and Taylor Hill Road Parking Lots
1:00pm 4-H Cake Decorating Contest (for rules contact office) Orleans Hub Stage
3:00-10:00pm Main Event Amusements $30 Unlimited Ride Wristband Midway
4:00pm Royalty Questionnaires Due Fair Office
4:00pm 4-H Leaders’ Pie Stand Opens
4:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
5:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
5:00- 6:00pm LEADERSHIP ORLEANS Rubber Duck Racers! FINALS JCH of Buffalo Food Court
5:30pm Classic Car Cruise-In Education Center Lot
6:00pm Registration Ends for Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull Fair Office
6:00pm Large Animal Grand Master Showman Livestock Areas
6:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
6:30pm Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull JCH of Buffalo Tent
7:00pm-10:00pm LIVE MUSIC with Craig Wilkins Band made possible with funds from the Statewide Community Regrant Program, a regrant program of New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Governor and NYS Legislature and administered by GO ART! Orleans Hub Stage
7:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
8:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
9:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
10:00pm Fireworks Show (Rain Date Saturday @ 10:00pm)
10:00pm Building Close
10:15pm Hay Bale Rolling Contest - Teams of 1-2 ages 16 and up. Register at the fair office by 9:50 PM Hay Bale Rolling Course

Saturday, July 27, 2024

9:00am-11:00am 4-H Senior Council Stand Breakfast Hours 4-H Senior Council Stand
8:00am Open Class Llama and Alpaca Show Livestock Show Arena
9:00am 4-H Gymkhana Horse Show Carlos Marcello Arena
10:30am 4-H Cat Show Wachob Pavilion
11:00am Senior Council 4-H Food Booth Hamburgers, Hots, and Cold Drinks. Proceeds support teen award trips and programs. 4-H Senior Council Stand
11:00am “Iron Chef” 4-H Youth Cooking Contest Starts Orleans Hub Stage
10:00am Small Animal Grandmaster Showman Knights Building
10:00am Paid public admission begins, Buildings open to the public Wood and Taylor Hill Road Parking Lots
10:00am VE Testing for Ham Radio Education Center
12:00pm “Iron Chef” 4-H Youth Contest Judging Orleans Hub Stage
1:00-5:00 pm Main Event Amusements $30 Unlimited Ride Wristband (Tickets purchased this block good 1-5 only) Midway
4:00pm 4-H Leaders’ Pie Stand Opens Davis Building
4:00pm Awards Ceremony and Crowning of the Fair Royalty Livestock Show Arena
4:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
5:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
6:00pm Registration Ends for Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull Fair Office
6:00-10:00pm Main Event Amusements $30 Unlimited Ride Wristband (Tickets purchased this block good 6-10 only) Midway
6:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
6:30pm Small Fry Pedal Tractor Pull JCH of Buffalo Tent
6:30pm Market Auction Preview and Reception Livestock Show Arena
6:30pm Bossy Bingo Livestock Show Arena
7:00pm-10:00pm LIVE MUSIC Orleans Hub Stage
7:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
7:00pm Orleans County 4-H Market Auction Livestock Show Arena
8:00pm Free Entertainment: Circus Incredible Knight’s Green Space
9:00pm Free Entertainment: The Bubble Couple Strolling through grounds
10:00pm Hay Bale Rolling Contest - Teams of 1-2 ages 16 and up. Register at the fair office by 9:20 PM Hay Bale Rolling Course
Immediately Following Qualifier Hay Bale Rolling Contest – Winners only championship round. Hay Bale Rolling Course
10:00pm Buildings Close - Goodnight Fair

Last updated May 28, 2024