Fair Schedule: AUGUST 2 - 10, 2024

$10 (Sunday) $12 (Monday - Thursday) $15 (Friday & Saturday)  Nightly Fair admission price includes unlimited rides and events.  Does not include entry fees for participation in specific competitions, games, or food.
No admission refunds and/or rain checks for any event/show or rides. No Re-entry. 

Friday Aug 2:  Admission $15 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS
  • 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Rabbit Show Entry
  • 6:00 p.m. Rabbit Show 
  • 7:00 p.m. - BALLARD CENTER - Little Miss and Mister Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. - ARENA - Top Dog Demolition Derby 
  • 8:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Rufus Baker Band 
  • 11:30 p.m. - Rides Close

Saturday Aug 3:  Admission $15 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS
  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Entry for Poultry, Market Goat, Market Lamb
  • 6:00 p.m. - Poultry Show
  • 6:00 p.m. - Goat Show - Lamb Show to Follow Goat Show
  • 7:00 p.m. - BALLARD CENTER - Miss Hopkins County Fair Pageant 
  • 7:00 p.m. - ARENA - Top Dog Demolition Derby
  • 8:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Goose Downing Band
  • 11:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Drawing for $1,000.00 prize money
  • 11:30 p.m. - Rides Close

Sunday Aug 4:  Admission $10 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 1:00 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS  
  • 5:00 p.m. - Rides Close
  • 6:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - FREE - Gospel Concert

Monday Aug 5:  Admission $12 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS
  • 4H, FFA Home & Garden Department, Adult Farm Products, Home & Garden Building- entries accepted 10am-6pm
  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 4-H Home Economics and Agriculture and FFA division begins accepting all entries, including food
  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Home and Garden Department begins accepting all entries except baked good and flowers
  • 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Fruits and Vegetables and Adult Farm Crop entries to be entered
  • 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Mark Comly Magic Show
  • 7:00 p.m. - BALLARD CENTER - Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. - ARENA - Bullwhip Rodeo
  • 8:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Karaoke Contest
  • 10:30 p.m. - Rides Close

Tuesday Aug 6:  Admission $12 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS  
  • 9:00 a.m. Judging of Home and Garden Department, Farm Crops, open, F.F.A., Farm Crops, Fruit and Vegetables exhibits
  • 9:00 a.m. All 4-H entries will be judged and finalized by 5:00 p.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.-noon Home and Garden Department begins accepting Baked Goods and Flowers Hay Quality Contest
  • 11:00 a.m. F.F.A. seed identification
  • 4:00-6:00 p.m. - Swine Show Entry
  • 6:30 p.m. - Swine Show
  • 5:00 p.m. All F.F.A. Garden, Crop, Horticulture, and Shop entries to be entered and in place
  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Mark Comly Magic Show
  • 7:00 p.m. - BALLARD CENTER - Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant
  • 7:00 p.m. - ARENA - Bullwhip Rodeo
  • 8:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Karaoke Contest
  • 10:30 p.m. - Rides Close

Wednesday Aug 7:  Admission $12 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS
  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 - MIDWAY - Mark Comly Magic Show
  • 7:00 p.m. - BALLARD CENTER - TBA
  • 7:00 p.m. - ARENA - Motocross/ATV Races
  • 8:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Karaoke Contest
  • 10:30 p.m. - Rides close

Thursday Aug 8:  Admission $12 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS
  • 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Cattle Show Entries
  • 6:30 p.m. Judging of all beef cattle: F.F.A., 4-H and open Classes: Beef show order: F.F.A. steers, 4-H steers, open Youth steers, F.F.A. showmanship, 4-H showmanship, F.F.A. Breeding Animals, 4-H Breeding Animals
  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Mark Comly Magic Show
  • 7:00 p.m. - BALLARD CENTER - Cornhole Tournament
  • 7:00 p.m. - ARENA - Mini-Rod Tractor Pull
  • 8:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Karaoke Contest
  • 10:30 p.m. - Rides close 

Friday Aug 9:  Admission $15 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS 
  • 10:00 a.m. BALLARD CENTER - Pet Show sponsored by Calhoun’s Farm & Pet 
  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Mark Comly Magic Show
  • 7:00 p.m. - BALLARD CENTER - Mrs./Ms. Hopkins County Fair Pageant (New)
  • 7:00 p.m. - ARENA - TNT Truck & Tractor Pull
  • 7:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Mullet Contest
  • 7:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Play "N" Hooky Pedal Tractor Pull
  • 8:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - Karaoke Contest
  • 11:30 p.m. -  Rides close 

Saturday Aug 10:  Admission $15 per person RIDES INCLUDED - Over 36 Inches Tall

  • Gates open at 5:30 p.m., rides provided by MILLER SPECTACULAR SHOWS
  • 8:00 a.m. Check out time for: Farm Crops, 4-H
  • 10:00 a.m. Agriculture exhibits, 4-H Home Economics entries, and F.F.A. entries
  • 8:00 a.m. All Home and Garden Department
  • 10:00 a.m. Entries, including flower containers, should be checked out by this time
  • 5:30 p.m. BALLARD CENTER - Hopkins County Fair Toddler Pageant 
  • 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Mark Comley Magic Show
  • 7:00 p.m. ARENA - TNT Truck and Tractor Pull
  • 8:00 p.m. ARENA - Ohio Valley Tractor Pull
  • 7:00 p.m. MIDWAY - Karaoke Finals
  • 8:00 p.m. MIDWAY - Concert - Marty Brown
  • 11:00 p.m. - MIDWAY - $1,000.00 Drawing Giveaway
  • 11:30 p.m. - Rides close

 

Please visit the Sponsors Link to see a complete listing of the Hopkins County-Madisonvile Fair Sponsors.  
The Fair is a success in large part due to their generous support. 
 

Quick Contact Information

Fair Office:
Phone:  1-270-821-0950
Sissy Lutz Fair Secretary
Phone:  1-270-836-4617

Tent & Concession Rental:
Brian Jones 1-270-871-0088

MORE CONTACT INFORMATION

Hopkins County-Madisonville Fair

PO Box 425 |  605 E Arch St
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone:  1-270-245-2970

Directions to the Fairgrounds