Look what's coming to the Murray County Fair in 2022!

Monday, August 15, 2022

2 p.m. to 7 p.m.                      4-H Exhibit Judging of all General Exhibits, 4-H Building and Heritage Hall

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

9:00 a.m.                                  4-H Horse Show, Horse Arena

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.          Pork Burger and Malt Stand Open

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.            Optional Pre-Delivery of Livestock Exhibits

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.            Optional Set Up of Commercial Exhibit Buildings

5:30 p.m.                                  Registration for 5K or 1M Fun Run/Walk, front of Courthouse

5:30 p.m.                                  Pork Burger and Malt Stands open

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.            4-H Swine Weigh-in and Optional Arrival of All Livestock Exhibits

6:00 p.m.                                  5K Fun Run/Walk Start, time ends near Pork/Malt Stand

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - Official Start of the Murray County Fair

9:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.          Commercial Exhibit Building set-up

10:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.          4-H And Open Class Exhibit Buildings open

9:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.            Open Class Entries, Fair Office

9:00 a.m.                                  4-H Rabbit Show, Olson Arena

11 a.m. – 10 p.m.                  Fair Shuttle offered by Slayton American Legion
12 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.                Commercial Exhibit Buildings open

12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.          Museum Buildings and Log Cabin open
2:00 p.m.                                  4-H Goat Show, Olson Arena

4:00 p.m.                                  Bounce Around Inflatables

4:00 p.m.                                 4-H Fashion Revue, Heritage Hall

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.           Vote For Your Favorite 4-H Photo - Winner Receives the "People's Choice" Award

5:00 p.m.                                 Beer Garden Opens, center of Fairgrounds

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.          Old Guy & The Kid Acoustic Duo, Under the Tent

6:00 p.m.                                  4-H Sheep Show and Lamb Lead, Olson Arena

6:30 p.m.                                Great Plains Tractor Pull – Grandstand (www.gptp.org)

8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.         KJOE Summer Fun Party

Thursday, August 18, 2022

8:00 a.m.                                 4-H Swine Show, Olson Arena

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.        4-H and Open Class Exhibit Building open

11 a.m. – 10 p.m.                 Fair Shuttle offered by Slayton American Legion

12:00 p.m.                              4-H Dairy Show, Olson Arena

12:00 p.m.                              Gail Byers Tribute Apple Pie Contest Registration, Drop off Heritage Hall

12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.        Commercial Exhibit Buildings open

12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.        Museum Buildings and Log Cabin open

12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.       Activities, crafts, games, sponsored by the Slayton Public Library, near Heritage Hall

1:00 p.m.                                 Apple Pie Judging, followed by Pie and Ice Cream, Heritage Hall

2:00 p.m. – 7 p.m.                Alfy’s Robotic Puppets – various points on the fairgrounds

2:00 p.m. – 8 p.m.                Petting Zoo

2:00 p.m.                                 Bounce Around Inflatables

2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.           Free Nitrate Testing in The Horticulture Building

4:30 p.m.                                 4-H Lama Show in Horse Arena

5:00 p.m.                                 Beer Garden Opens, center of fairgrounds

5:30 p.m.                                 Registration For Open Youth Pet Show, Olson Arena

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.           Looney Lutherans Young-ish at Heart, Under the Tent

5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.            Cattlemen's Association Ribeye Sandwich Supper, near Round Barn And 4-H Building

6:00 p.m.                                 Open Youth Pet Show, Olson Arena

6:00 p.m.                                 Beer Tasting Event, featuring Schells Brewery, Beer Garden

6:00 p.m.                                 Wine Tasting, featuring Painted Prairie Vineyard, Beer Garden

7:00 p.m.                                 Beer Stein Holding Contest, Beer Garden

8:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.        Church of Cash (Johnny Cash Tribute Show), Under the Tent

Friday, August 19, 2022

8:00 a.m.                                 4-H Beef Show, Olson Arena

10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.        4-H and Open Class Exhibit Building open

11 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.          Fair Shuttle offered by Slayton American Legion

12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.        Commercial Exhibit Buildings open

12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.        Museum Buildings and Log Cabin open

12:30 p.m.                              4-H Fun Horse Show, Horse Arena
12:30 p.m.                              4-H Poultry Show, Olson Arena
1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.         Chainsaw Sculptures by Dylan Semler

1:30 p.m.                                 Kids Bean Bag Tournament, near Heritage Hall

2:00 p.m.                                 Bounce Around Inflatables

2:00 p.m.-  5:00 p.m.           Scavenger Hunt-Aquatic Invasive Species--Horticulture Building
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.          Petting Zoo

4:00 p.m. to close                Woody’s Ax Throwing/Adult Beer Pong

4:00 p.m.                                 4-H Premier Showmanship, Olson Arena

4:30 p.m.                                 Kiddie Tractor Pull Registration, near Heritage Hall

5:00 p.m.                                 Kiddie Tractor Pull, near Heritage Hall Sponsored by Minnwest Bank

5:30 p.m.                                 Pork Loin Supper, near Pork Producers Stand
6:00 p.m.                                 Open Music Jam, near Heritage Hall

7:30 p.m.                                 Stock Car Races, Grandstand

9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.         IV Play - Free Admission

Saturday, August 20, 2022

10:00 a.m.                               4-H Ribbon Auction, Olson Arena

10:00 a.m.                               4-H and Open Class and Commercial Buildings open
11 a.m. – 10 p.m.                  Fair Shuttles by Slayton American Legion

12:00 p.m.                                Bounce Around Inflatables

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.         Museum Buildings and Log Cabin open
1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.           Chainsaw Sculptures by Dylan Semler

1:00 p.m.                                  Prairie Days Parade, Downtown Slayton

2:00 p.m.                                  Beer Garden opens

2:00 p.m. to close                Woody’s Ax Throwing
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.           Kids Fire Hose Games

2:30 p.m.                                  Grain Bin Rescue-Slayton Fire Dept sponsored by New Vision Coop

2:30 p.m.  - 5:00 p.m.           Entertainment by  "Star Fire", Under the Tent
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.                      Photos of 4-H General Exhibit Champions, 4-H Building

6:00 p.m.                                  Livestock Released

6:00 p.m.                                  Commercial Exhibits Released

6:30 p.m.                                  Open Class Exhibits Released - Must be picked up by 8:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.           Exhibits In 4-H Building Released

6:00 p.m.  - 8:00 p.m.           Enduro Car Race, Grandstand

8:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.            "Rewinder" Band-Greatest Hits of the Cassette Era
Dusk                                          Fireworks

 

Throughout the week!

4-H Food Stand 8 a.m. 9 p.m.
Antique Tractor Show - Corner of Hwy 30 And Hwy 59

"Old Coots" - Free Advice Tent, Near Heritage Hall

Demonstrations In Heritage Hall

4-H Clubs Hay Bale Decoration People’s Choice Voting Competition
POW-MIA Hot Air Balloon, Soccer Field
Miracle of Birth – Sow/Litter Birthing Unit, FFA Barn
Handicap Parking available by Horse Barn