The Shawnee County Fair starts with the 4‐H Horse Show on July 21st and 22nd, and continues with public exhibits and programs from the 26th through the 29th. The Fair will be at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka. There will be vendors, food, concerts, exhibits and a whole lot more. Admission and parking at the fair are free.
The 4‐H Horse Show takes place in the Domer Livestock Facility on the 21st and 22nd. 4‐H members involved with the 4‐H Horse project perform various activities to demonstrate their skills and earn a place at the State Fair in September.
The Fair opens on the 26th, with all booths open through the 29th. Livestock exhibits and programs take place in Domer, while other projects and displays are in Landon Arena and Exhibition Hall. There will be a wide variety of exhibits, vendors, and other activities throughout all four days of the fair, including a Community Blood Center donation event, the Helping Hands Humane Society Mobile Adoption Unit, the Topeka Model Railroaders and N-Scale Modelers, the 4‐H County Dog Show, a Quilt Show and much, more.
Friday the 27th will be Kid’s Day at the Fair. Jim “Mr. Stinky Feet” Cosgrove, a talented entertainer for the young and young‐at‐heart, will perform in the morning as part of Kid’s Day. There will be a free concert that evening, featuring Rachel Louise Taylor, a Shawnee Heights graduate, at 6:30 p.m., followed by Rusty Rierson and the Forever Young Band with Ernie Rodina at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday will feature a Pancake Feed and Pedal Tractor Pull. Sunday will feature the 4-H King and Queen Announcement and a Fashion Review.
The Fair is open to the public from 8 a.m. ‐ 10 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and 8 a.m. ‐ 4 p.m. on Sunday.
For more information, check out the web site at www.shawneecountyfair.org or check out Shawnee County Fair on Facebook.