Contests at the Fair

3/16/2020 Update: CDC recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the US. The Marion County Fair will be taking the advice of the CDC and we will be postponing the Marion County Fair. The pageant will move to another date pending county restrictions.  We are truly sorry that we have to postpone our event, we want everyone to stay safe and healthy.

Creative Arts, Beauty Pageants, Dog Pageant, Showmanship only for Livestock, Parade of Bikes ( fund raiser for St Judes) Zuma (fund raiser for Champions for Champions) Horticultural, and more.



Creative Arts

OPEN TO ANYONE, Everything from Taking photos, to creating your own inventions. Different divisions for professional (does this for a living) to the novice (Just starting out)..We will have 1st– Blue Ribbon, 2nd Red Ribbon, 3rd White Ribbon and then Best of Show for each Division.

Plants entered into the contest can be sold to the public after Judging


Open to anyone ages birth to 19 years of age. 14 years and older will have to be Marion County Residents as they will be ambassadors of Marion County. Contestants are asked to bring pet food and supplies. A list of supplies will be available soon.


Our first weekend is dedicated to all of the Rescues. Everything from Horses to Snakes will be in the tent, with a non perishable food item to be donated for a discounted entry ticket to the fair.

Show and tell day, with dress your pet for Halloween night. We will end the fair with come meet a Llama. We are looking for Volunteers to teach Showmanship classes.