What's Happening at the 2016 Kendall County Fair
Aug 02, 2016 05:41PM ● Published by Steven Jack
Photo courtesy of the Kendall County Fair.
Preparations for this year's fair started Tuesday, but the big attractions begin Thursday.
Here's a look at some of this year's scheduled highlights, along with other information you will need to know before heading out.
EVENT HIGHLIGHTSThursday Aug. 4
11 a.m. 15th Annual Horse and Pony Western Speed Show, Grandstand
Noon Official Fair Opening, Flag Poles
4 p.m. Poultry Show, Poultry Building
5 p.m. Themed Photo Contest, Smith Hall
9-11 p.m. Live Bands
Friday, Aug. 5
9 a.m. Rabbit Show, Rabbit Tent
4:45 p.m. 2015 Fair King and Queen Crowning, Family Stage
5 p.m. Live bands Family Stage/Beer Garden
6 p.m. Truck and Tractor Pull Finals, Grandstand
7 p.m. Ethan Bell Band
10 p.m. Billy Croft and the 5 Alarm Band
Saturday, Aug. 6
9:30 a.m. 4-H Cat Show, Smith Hall
2 p.m. Ice Cream Eating Contest, Flag pole area
3 p.m. Cooks of Kendall Contest, Family Stage
6 p.m. Live bands Family Stage/Beer Garden
7 p.m. Freestyle Madness Show, Grandstand
7p.m. Blue Sky Band
10 p.m. Whiskey Romance Band
Sunday, Aug. 7
11 a.m. Watermelon eating contest, Family Stage
2 p.m. Junior Talent Contest, Family Stage
2:45 p.m. Cooks of Kendall, Family Stage
5 p.m. Fair closes
Daily events: Carnival rides, Petting farm, Pony rides, Clown, Face painting and more
TICKET INFORMATIONMegapass (includes fair entry and all-day carnival rides) $20 adults, $8 children under 5
Day pass for fair only $8 adults, $4 children (5-13), $5 seniors
4-day pass for fair only $24 adults, $12 children, $16 seniors
All Day pass carnival only (requires fair entry pass) $12 adults, $16 children 5-13, $15 seniors
Any traffic traveling Southbound on Routes 71 and 47 will be detoured south to Legion Road, west to Highpoint road, north to the fairgrounds. All northbound traffic on Route 47 will turn west on Legion Road and enter the fairgrounds in the same manner.
All northbound traffic on Route 71 will be detoured to turn east on Legion Road then north on Highpoint to the fairgrounds. NO TRAFFIC WILL BE ALLOWED TO ENTER HIGHPOINT ROAD FROM ROUTE 71while the fair is in operation. Highpoint road at Route 71 will be exit only.
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