Fair Schedule

 

 

Always 10 days after Labor Day, The 144th fair dates are September 17,18,19,20, 2015.

The Tunbridge World’s Fair has run continuously since 1867 except in 1918, due to the great flu epidemic, and during World War II. For more information on the history of the Tunbridge Fair, check out that section of our website.

This year: Celebrating the tradition of Harness racing since Day 1 on the fairgrounds, and why the fairgrounds are where they are with the 1/2 mile track on the flat field, all for the excitement of horse racing – extremely popular for well over a hundred and fifty years and the advent of the automobile.

Rosaire’s Pig Races are back! Walk-around clowns: Ditsy the Living Doll &TBA

Antique Tractor Pull is on Sunday starting at 10AM

 

Grandstand Free

Gates:
Thursday: 8AM – 9PM
Friday: 7AM – 9PM
Saturday: 7AM – 10PM
Sunday: 8AM – 6PM

Daily Schedule listed by venue

 

Thursday September 17 is “Agricultural Education Day”

Children’s activities in all departments, see Ag Ed page for schedule

Memorial Arena – Pony Pulling

  • 11AM – Under 1450 lbs
  • 3PM – Under 1,800 lbs
  • 7PM – Free-For-All

Grandstand

  • 2PM – Harness Racing
  • TBA

Horse Show Ring

  • 11AM – Fitting & Showing
  • 1PM – In-hand Halter

Swine Show

  • 9AM     4-H Breed Presentation…every half hour

Judging Arena

  • 9AM – Single Ox Show
  • 11AM – Dairy Show: calves and yearlings, all breeds
  • 6PM – Sheep and Goats costume class

Northfield Savings Bank Entertainment Tent (rotating shows every half hour from 10-4)

  • Larkin Dancers at 10am, noon, 2 & 4pm
  • TBA 10:30,12:30, 2:30; TBA 11:30, 1:30, 3:30; TBA 11, 1, 3.

Poultry Barn

  • 10PM – Open Show
  • 3PM – Junior show

 

Gazebos

  • Floral Hall:
  • Royalton Community Radio

Friday September 18

Memorial ArenaHorse Pulling

  • 11AM – Under 3,100 lbs
  • 3PM – Under 3,300 lb
  • 7PM – Free-For-All

Grandstand

  • 8:30AM – Oxen & Steer cart class
  • Noon – Harness racing with Radio Rangers in between races.
  • TBA

Horse Show Ring

  • 4-H Project followed by Western & English Classes

Swine Show

  • 1PM Junior Fitting and Showing, Junior and Open Conformation

Judging Arena

Northfield Savings Bank Entertainment Tent (rotating shows every half hour 10-4)

  • Larkin Dancers, 10am, noon,2 & 4pm
  • TBA 11:30, 1:30, 3:30; TBA11,1, 3; TBA 10:30, 12:30, 2:30

Gazebos

Floral Hall:

Royalton Community Radio broadcast

Saturday September 19

Memorial ArenaOxen Pulling

  • 10AM – Oxen Pulling (Under 2,500 lbs)
  • 1PM – Oxen Pulling (2,201-2,900 lbs)
  • 4PM – Oxen Pulling (2901-3,300 lbs)
  • 7PM – Oxen Pulling (Free-For-All)

Grandstand

  • 12:30 – Livestock Cavalcade
  • 1:30PM Kids Pedal Tractor Pull
  • 5:30
  • 8:30PM

Horse Show Ring

  • 10AM – Costume Class, Lead-line, pre-parade, Livestock Cavalcade, Trail Class & Versatility

Swine Show

  • 9:30AM 4H judging clinic
  • 10:30AM-12:30PM   Agility, Junior heats
  • 2PM Painted Pig

Judging Arena

  • 9:30AM – Dairy Fitting & Showing
  • 12:30 – Livestock Cavalcade (Grandstand)
  • 1:30PM – Oxen costume class
  • 2:30PM – Goat Show
  • 5:30PM – Sheep Show

Northfield Savings Bank Entertainment Tent (rotating shows every half hour from 10-4)

  • Larkin Dancers at 10am, noon, 2 &4
  •  11, 1, 3;  10:30, 12:30, 2:30;  11:30, 12:30, 3:30

Gazebos

Floral Hall: WDEV in the morning with Ken Squier;

Royalton Community Radio broadcasts

Sunday September 19

Memorial Arena

  • Junior & Senior Trained Steer Contest

Grandstand

  • Antique Tractor Pull, starting 10AM,with host Mark and Debbie Fuller. For more info on pulling see northeastsledservices.com

Horse Show Ring

  • Gymkhana

Organic Valley Judging Arena – JUNIOR Dairy Show

  • 11AM – Dairy costume class
  • NOON – Dairy Herdsmanship
  • 1PM – Dairy Adult Fitting and Showing
  • 1:30PM – Junior Dairy Show

Swine Barn Show Ring

  •  11AM -Noon  Agility Open  (Junior on Saturday)
  • Noon-1PMAgility Finals  (timed obstacle race, Juniors & Open, with best of each in final competition)

Northfield Savings Bank Entertainment Tent: rotating shows every half hour from 11AM-4:30PM

  • Larkin Dancers 11am, 1 & 3pm
  •  11:30, 2:30, 4; ,1:30, 4:30; 12:30 2, 3:30

Gazebos

Floral Hall

Royalton Community Radio live broadcasts

Listen to The Tunbridge Fair Song