Clark County Fair returns: Events continue through this weekend

After a postponement in 2020 due to the Covid outbreak, the annual Clark County Fair and Horse Show returned Saturday, June 26, and is running until Saturday, July 3.

Since 1948, the award-winning fair has brought Winchester pageants, livestock shows, and of course, carnival rides. Its 73rd year is no exception.

Saturday saw the district and fair beef shows – cattle exhibitions, and pageants for newborns and young women. Sunday introduced the fun and pleasure horse show along with old-fashion fair games.

Tuesday, June 29, sees the opening of the carnival rides furnished by Casey’s Rides and More; exhibits for 4-H, FFA, and Home Economics; the goat show; the Miss Clark County Pageant; and the KOI Drag Race.

Those who attend Wednesday, June 30 will get to experience the Clark County rabbit show, mutton busting, the poultry show, and the Miss Teen Clark County pageant.

The Clark County Fair and Horse Show is held on the Clark County Fairgrounds on 4980 Ironworks Road in Winchester. Admission is $10.

The fair opens at 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday, 6 p.m. Wednesday and Friday; and 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 3. The fair closes at the end of each day’s final event, which always starts at 7 p.m. or 7:30 p.m.

For more information on the Clark County Fair and Horse Show, and a full schedule of events, visit the fair’s website at http://clarkcountykyfair.org.