Essex County Fair
  Daily Admission including Shows and Carnival Rides is $12.

2016 Essex County Fair Schedule of Events
The Adirondack Agricultural Fair

  Cow Milking Demo in the Milking Parlor

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

Champlain National Bank Day
Senior Citizen's Day
Senior Citizens Age 60 & up = $2.00 off gate admission

 
Time: Event:  
Daily Baby Animal Barn  
Daily Antique Exhibit  
Daily Merriloons The Clown - 3 Shows Daily*  
Daily 4-H Demonstrations/Presentations+  
Daily Floral Hall: Local Farmers' Displays
                   Vendors and Exhibits
 
Daily Sugar House - Adirondack Maple Producers  
Daily Cornell Cooperative Extension Programs+
                    Master Gardeners on Duty
                    4-H Exhibits & Ice Cream Sales
 
Daily Rain Garden Demonstrations+  
Daily Cattle Show Ring & tent - Cattle demonstrations  
Daily Wild Life Displays^  
     
  9:00 AM Essex County Fair Draft Horse and All Breed Driving Show>  
      TBA Midway Opens (after inspections)  
12:00 PM 4-H Dairy Cattle Show+
4-H Beef Cattle Show follows
 
12:00 PM  Harness Racing
Upstate New Yorkers perform between races#
 
12:00 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
12:30 PM  Bingo  
  1:30 PM  Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
  2:00 PM  Bossy Bingo  
  3:00 PM  the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
  3:30 PM  Sheep and Goat Show+
  3:30 PM  Bingo  
  4:00 PM Timber Games
  4:00 PM  Cow Milking Demo in the Milking Parlor  
  5:00 PM  Bingo  
  5:00 PM  the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
  5:00 PM  4-H Horse Show (Trail & Dressage classes)  
  5:45 PM Opening Ceremonies  
  6:00 PM  Cow Milking Contest with Town Supervisors  
  6:00 PM  Dog Agility Demo in the Conservation Area^  
  6:00 PM  Street Legal Truck Pulls  #  
  7:00 PM  Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*
   4-H Dog Show (during Dog Agility)^  
      
  
                       Legend: # = Gordon Oil Grandstand
                                     * =  Stage on the South Lawn
                                     + = 4-H/Cooperative Extension Area Events
                                     ^ = Conservation Area
                                     > = Horse Ring or Pulling Ring
 
 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

Ward Lumber Day

Time: Event:  
Daily Baby Animal Barn  
Daily Antique Exhibit  
Daily Merriloons The Clown - 3 Shows Daily*  
Daily 4-H Demonstrations/Presentations+  
Daily Floral Hall: Local Farmers' Displays
                   Vendors and Exhibits
 
Daily Sugar House - Demonstrations on Maple Producing  
Daily Cornell Cooperative Extension Programs+
                    Master Gardeners on Duty
                    4-H Exhibits & Ice Cream Sales
 
Daily Rain Garden Demonstrations+  
Daily Cattle Show Ring & Tent = Cattle Demonstrations  
     
     
  9:00 AM  4-H Horse Show (all other classes)>  
     
12:00 PM Midway Opens  
12:00 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*
12:30 PM Bingo  
  1:00 PM  Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
  2:00 PM  Bossy Bingo  
   2:00 PM Milk Drinking Contest at the Cattle Show Ring  
  3:00 PM Timber Games.
  4:00 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*
  4:00 PM Cow Milking Demo in the Milking Parlor
  4:30 PM  Bingo  
  5:00 PM  Bossy Bingo
  5:30 PM  Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
  6:00 PM Dog Agility Demo in the Conservation Area^  
  6:00 PM  Garden Tractor Pulls #  
  6:30 PM  Bingo
  7:00 PM  the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
     
 
                       Legend: # = Gordon Oil Grandstand
                                     * = Stage on the Soth Lawn
                                     + = 4-H/Cooperative Extension Area Events
                                     ^ = Conservation Area
                                     > = Horse Ring or Pulling Ring
 
 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Gordon Oil Day

 
     
Time: Event:  
Daily Baby Animal Barn  
Daily Antique Exhibit  
Daily Merriloons The Clown - 3 Shows Daily*  
Daily 4-H Demonstrations/Presentations+  
Daily Floral Hall: Local Farmers' Displays
                   Vendors and Exhibits
 
Daily Sugar House - Demonstrations on Maple Producing  
Daily Cornell Cooperative Extension Programs+
                    Master Gardeners on Duty
                    4-H Exhibits & Ice Cream Sales
 
Daily Rain Garden Demonstrations+  
Daily Cattle Show Ring and Tent = Cattle demonstrations  
     
  9:00 AM  Essex County Fair Horse Show>  
  9:30 AM Essex County Fair Cattle Show  
10:00 AM Midway Opens  
11:00 PM  the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
12:00 PM Bicycle Rodeo# & Bike Giveaway#  
12:30 PM Bingo  
  1:00 PM  Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
  2:00 PM  Bossy Bingo  
  2:00 PM  Pudding Eating Contest at the EMS Building  
  3:00 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
  4:30 PM  Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
  4:00 PM  Cow Milking Demo in the Milking Parlor  
  4:30 PM  Bingo  
  5:00 PM  Bossy Bingo  
  5:15 PM John Longware Memorial Pancake Supper in the Conservation Area^  
  6:00 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show  
  6:00 PM  Kids' Power Wheels Demolition Derby,  Trailer Racing & Burn Out  
   6:30 PM Bingo  
  7:15PM  Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
     
 
                       Legend: # = Gordon Oil Grandstand
                                     * = Stage on the South Lawn
                                     + = 4-H/Cooperative Extension Area Events
                                     ^ = Conservation Area
                                     > = Horse Ring or Pulling Ring
 
   
 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13
 
 Tractor Supply Day

 
     
Time: Event:  
Daily Baby Animal Barn  
Daily Antique Exhibit  
Daily Merriloons The Clown - 3 Shows Daily*  
Daily 4-H Demonstrations/Presentations+  
Daily Floral Hall: Local Farmers' Displays
                   Vendors and Exhibits
 
Daily Sugar House - Demonstrations on Maple Producing  
Daily Cornell Cooperative Extension Programs+
                    Master Gardeners on Duty
                    4-H Exhibits & Ice Cream Sales
 
Daily Rain Garden Demonstrations+  
Daily Cattle Show Ring and Tent = Cattle Demonstrations  
     
  9:00 AM  Saturday Open Horse Show>  
10:00 AM Horse Pulling Contest>  
11:00 AM Timber games  
12:00 PM 4-H Rabbit Fun Show  
12:00 PM Midway Opens  
12:00 PM Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
12:30 PM Bingo  
  1:00 PM  4-H Poultry Costume Show  
  1:00 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
  2:00 PM  Bossy Bingo  
  3:00 PM Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*
  4:00 PM  Cattle Costume Class  
  4:30 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
  4:00 PM  Cow Milking Demo in the Milking Parlor  
  4:30 PM  Bingo  
  5:00 PM Figure 8 Races,  Truck & SUV Demolition Derby#  
  5:00 PM  Bossy Bingo  
  6:00 PM Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
  6:30 PM  Bingo  
  7:15 PM  the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
     
 
                       Legend: # = Gordon Oil Grandstand
                                     * = Stage on the South Lawn
                                     + = 4-H/Cooperative Extension Area Events
                                     ^ = Conservation Area
                                     > = Horse Ring or Pulling Ring
 
 

SUNDAY AUGUST 14

Egglefield Ford Stores Day

 
     
Time: Event:  
Daily Baby Animal Barn  
Daily Antique Exhibit  
Daily Merriloons The Clown - 3 Shows Daily*  
Daily 4-H Demonstrations/Presentations+  
Daily Floral Hall: Local Farmers' Displays
                   Vendors and Exhibits
 
Daily Sugar House - Demonstrations on Maple Producing  
Daily Cornell Cooperative Extension Programs+
                    Master Gardeners on Duty
                    4-H Exhibits & Ice Cream Sales
 
Daily Rain Garden Demonstrations+  
Daily Cattle Show Ring and Tent = Cattle Demonstrations  
     
     
  9:00 AM  Essex County Fair Horse Show -  
11:00 AM 4-H Poultry Breed Show  
11:00 AM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
12:00 PM Midway Opens  
11:30 PM  Bingo  
12:30 PM Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
 12:00 PM  Egglefield Ford Demolition Derby#  ($5.00 grandstand charge)  
  1:00 PM  Essex County Fair Gymkhana Horse Show>  
   2:00 PM the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
  2:00 PM  Bossy Bingo
  3:00 PM 
 
Greased Pole Team Competition*  5 person teams  $20 entry fee per team
 
  4:00 PM

Cow Milking Demo in the Milking Parlor
  4:00 PM  50/50 drawing   
  5:00 PM  Bingo
  5:00 PM
  5:00 PM
Egglefield Ford Demolition Derby#    ($5.00 grandstand charge)
Bossy Bingo
 
  5:00 PM Hansens Spectacular Acrobatic Sensations Show*  
  6:00 PM  the Indian River Lumberjack Show*  
 
                      Legend: # = Gordon Oil Grandstand
                                    * = Stage on the South Lawn
                                    + = 4-H/Cooperative Extension Area Events
                                    ^ = Conservation Area
                                    > = Horse Ring or Pulling Ring
 

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