This year’s Barry County Fair, July 18 through 23, has the theme “Making Memories at the Barry County Fair”
Attractions include the midway rides, barns full of animals and kids, a wide variety of food vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, antique tractor parades and grandstand shows including a mud run, off road derby, tractor pulls, professional rodeo, motocross, and a figure-8 and demolition derby
Kids will enjoy Farmer John’s barnyard show, the pig races, Barnyard Express, the Animal Oasis, birthing tent, and much more. Free entertainment is presented in the community tent: a youth talent show, the Veteran’s and Senior Day brunch, Ladies Day and musical acts, Be sure to take in the 4-H small animal, horse, and livestock judging, and the non-livestock displays in the Expo Center.
July 16 and July 17, mini-horse pulls, harness racing and draft horse pulls are free events. Improvements include asphalt paving from the Expo Center to the horse barn.
It all happens at the Barry Expo Center, 1305 North M-37 Highway. For a complete listing of special offers, events and times, visit www.barryexpocenter.com/fair.
(upper left) Horse drawn wagon rides are the easy way to take in the sights of the fair.
(lower left) Kids love to be scared on the midway rides.