Schedule of Events

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm...................Fair Exhibits Entered  (EXCLUDING Livestock)

(All items to be entered in the North Wing, 4-H, FFA, HCE, and all Youth and Adult Entries)

4:00 pm – 7:30 pm.................... Rabbit and Poultry Entered

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm.............................................Vendor Setup


Wednesday, September 5th, 2018

9:00 am – 12:30 pm ........................ Judging Indoor Exhibits

9:00 am – 12:30 pm................... Rabbit and Poultry Judging

9:00 am – 3:00 pm ............................................Vendor Setup

3:00 pm ........................... Indoor Exhibits Open for Viewing

3:00 pm – 9:00 pm......................................Petting Zoo Open

4:00 pm – 6:30 pm .Open Meat Goats, Dairy, Pygmy Goats and Bottle Calf/Goats Entered

5:00 pm – 11:00 pm ................Pride of Texas Carnival Open

6:30 pm ..............................76th Annual Carter County Free Fair Opening Ceremonies

(Free Watermelon compliments of the Carter County Commissioners)

7:00 pm ..................................................................Pet Contests

(Terrapin derby, frog jumping, best dressed pet, weenie dog races, etc.)

7:30 pm..............................Bottle Goat and Calf Show Begins

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

8:30 am - 2:00 pm.........................Children's Day at the Fair

9:00 am - 2:00 pm........ Eddie Eagle, Children's Story Time and Mobile Dairy Classroom

9:00 am – 9:00 pm.Vendor, Exhibits and Petting Zoo Open

5:00 pm – 11:00 pm ................Pride of Texas Carnival Open

5:30 pm.................................. Dairy & Pygmy Goat and Open

Meat Goat Show Begins

6:30 pm ...................................................... Stick Horse Rodeo

Friday, September 7th, 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am ................ Sheep, Meat Goats and Swine weigh in and entered

8:30 am - 2:00 pm........ Eddie Eagle, Children's Story Time and Mobile Dairy Classroom

8:30 am - 2:00 pm.........................Children's Day at the Fair

9:00 am - 10:00 am....................Cattle weigh in and entered

9:00 am – 9:00 pm.Vendor, Exhibits and Petting Zoo Open

9:30 am..........................4-H and FFA Land Judging Contest

10:30 am .4-H FFA Plant and Wildlife Assessment Contest

5:00 pm – 11:00 pm ................Pride of Texas Carnival Open

Saturday, September 8th, 2018

7:00 am – 8:00 am ............... Registration for Carter County Free Fair Horse Show

8:30 am ........... Carter County Free Fair Horse Show Begins

9:00 am – 8:00 pm.Vendor, Exhibits and Petting Zoo Open

9:00 am ......................................................Sheep Show Begins

10:30 am .......................................................Hog Show Begins

12:30 pm..........Registration for the Horseshoe Tournament

1:00 pm.........Horseshoe Tournament Begins

1:00 pm – Midnight ................Pride of Texas Carnival Open

1:00 pm................................................ Youth Meat Goat Show

5:00 pm........................Registration for Open Carter County Horse Speed Events

5:30 pm.................Carter County Horse Speed Events Begin

6:00 pm ...............................................Heifer and Steer Show

8:00 pm .................Livestock, Rabbits and Poultry Released

at the end of the Cattle Show or 8 pm

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm ....................All Inside Exhibits Released