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Junior Fair Exhibitor Information

Welcome to the Hardin County Fair!

We’re so glad that you’re here! We’re all in for a great week full of contests, food, and great friends and memories.


Animals are welcome to move in at any time on Monday.
You can read the Market Animal Weight Requirements here.

AnimalRegistration Time
Hogs8:00 am – 1:00 pm
All hogs will weigh by aisle. All exhibits must be in place by 8:00 am.
Lambs1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dairy Goats3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Market Goats3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Steers4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Turkeys5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Beef Feeders5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dairy Feeders5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Rabbits & Broilers5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dairy Steers6:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Arrival Forms

View the annual Fair Book!

Do you have questions on rules and regulations for this year’s fair? Check the annual Hardin County Fair Book.

Hardin County fair book cover

Exhibitor Back Tags

Junior fair exhibitors must obtain their Exhibitor back tag for exhibition (Please enter from machinery building side)

Livestock Sale Information

The Junior Fair Livestock Sale gives exhibitors the opportunity to be rewarded for their year of hard work and dedication to their projects. The sale begins promptly at 8:00am and will be in the following order:

  • Hogs
  • Poultry
  • Dairy Beef Feeders
  • Milk
  • Lambs
  • Goats
  • Beef Steers
  • Beef Feeders
  • Dairy Steers
  • Rabbits

Share the Fun!

We love to see how much fun you are having at the Hardin County Fair!

Please share your photos with us on social media by tagging us! We look forward to hearing from you!