Big events planned for Worth County Fair
Published 8:51 pm Friday, June 9, 2023
The 145th annual Worth County Fair is back next week, taking place Wednesday through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Northwood.
New events as well as long-time favorites will surely provide entertainment for family members of all ages.
Each night culminates in events under the grandstand lights including mutton busting Wednesday, a bulls and barrels rodeo Thursday, the Tri-State Tractor Pull Friday, the Masters of Disaster demolition derby Saturday and a figure-8 stock car race Sunday.
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There are numerous events throughout the day as well, including a prehistoric adventure in Jurassic Kingdom, a number of stage performances, many live animal experiences and of course, the carnival complete with rides and concessions.
The Worth County Fair provides a way for children and adults to not only learn about many aspects of the agriculture field, but also get out and enjoy the summer weather.
For only a few short days at the beginning of summer, the Worth County Fair is sure to pack in a lot of fun.
Wednesday: Mutton busting, 7 p.m.
Thursday: Bulls and Barrels Rodeo, 7 p.m.
Friday: Tri-State Tractor Pull, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday: Masters of Disaster demolition derby, 7 p.m.
Sunday: Figure-8 races, 6 p.m.
*all grandstand events are free of charge with admission to the fair
Other performances and entertainment
Shows featuring numerous dinosaurs teaching various aspects of prehistoric topics. Multiple shows daily: 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday.
A family show featuring fun-loving otters. Not only do they put on numerous daily shows, but they are also available to observe as they play and rest between shows. Wednesday to Friday, 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Ventriloquist Kevin Horner
A family-friendly show with only one showing, so don’t miss out. Sunday, 5 p.m.
Nick’s Kid Show
A staple of the fair, Nicks Kid’s show has daily interactive shows for children. Wednesday to Saturday, 12:30 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Polka Dot Entertainment
The duo of Peter and Penelope showcase their skills of comedy, magic, juggling, balloons, stilts and death-defying feats in family-friendly entertainment. They will be roaming the fairgrounds Friday and Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. They also put on a show Friday and Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and June 18 at 4 p.m.
Pretty Bird Paradise
Interact with and feed with various birds in a safe and enclosed environment. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
A full schedule of all the Worth County Fair’s entertainment and events can be found at worthcountyfair.com.