ADAIR COUNTY FAIR
Welcome to Greenfield, Iowa, home to the Adair County Fair also known as Adair Fair. Every year the beginning of the summer holiday break signals the arrival of the Adair County Fair. A five-day fun filled affair in the town of Greenfield, Iowa. The next one is expected to be held between July 18 – 22, 2018.
A county fair is an exhibition of equipment, animals, sports and fun activities, and the Adair county fair is no exception. It’s a fun filled five-day affair with amusement parks, petting zoo, best animal shows, 4-H, rodeo, demolition derby and BBQ as all good American ought to have. A ticket for one day may be purchased for $7 or you can get a five-day pass for $30, children tickets are further discounted. It is good to note that each day has a different highlight.
On Wednesday, the main highlight is usually a free Barbeque provided you bought a ticket for the day and there will be live music courtesy of the RBJ Band during and after the barbeque and afterwards it will be followed by the Adair County Little Mister & Queen Contest. The following day featured a pro pulling show by the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League at 7pm. The show features a number off extreme vehicles and super talented pulling drivers. The show involves eight different class four vehicles such as super modified tractors, pro modified 4WD trucks, modified 2WD trucks, pro stock tractors, hot rod semi etc. with a minimum weight of 6000lbs it is a sight to behold. And not worth missing. for more details, visit : http://www.greenfieldiowa.com/business-directory/adair-county-fair
Friday features the Dairy Land Celebrity Donkey Races which is a fun race with actual donkeys in which contestant dress up and go through an exciting 5 round elimination tournaments for the victor. It is a safe and exciting game that has toured over the country and this could be your chance to see t if you haven’t seen it as of yet. The Saturday of the fair features a demolition derby. A demolition derby usually involves of five or more drivers intentionally ramming into one another. The winner of the tournament is the driver with an operational car. It is usually held in a dirt track or an open field soaked in water to create a muddy environment to further slow down the vehicles. The main and final event is a rodeo tournament and it is opening to everyone with cash prizes up for grabs. The rodeo entails the following events Bare Back Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Steer Wrestling, Girls Barrel Racing, Team Roping & Open, Over Forty & Breakaway Calf Roping.
In addition to all of the above a camping area is also open to the public for rent, there are two main options a camping area with electricity and another area without electricity. It is good to book earlier as lots are given out based on how early you reserved and then the other spaces will go to those on the waiting list before the are given out to late comers.
The event is a fun time with various attractions including theme rides, circus attraction and vendors are advised to please register for a space rental as soon as possible, everyone is invited and welcome to the Adair County Fair.