July 3rd thru July 8th 2023
Welcome to the Miller County Fair!
It's fair time! Joine us for the figure 8 race, a demolition derby, UTV rodeo, tuff truck, bump & run, youth livestock shows, the 4-H & FFA Exhibit Hall and a carnival! Please see the livestock schedule for changes in event dates due to the holiday.
2023 Fair Highlights
Kick off the Miller County Fair by attending the annual parade. This year the Miller County Fair Parade will be held in conjunction with the City of Eldon's 4th of July Parade on Tuesday July 4th at 10:00 am in downtown Eldon!
It will start at the Eldon Career Center with the line-up beginning at 9:00 am on 2nd street behind the EHS Gym. The parade will continue downtown and will finish back where it started. See local 4-H groups, community floats, vintage cars, horse-drawn wagons and much more. This year's theme is "Barnyard Bash".
Ready to ride? Fun Time shows will be the carnival for our fair this year. The carnival will be open Tuesday through Saturday evenings. Armbands will be available nightly for $30.00 for unlimited riding from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
You can purchase these same armbands for $25.00 each in advance at Gerbes in Eldon, before noon on July 4th.
Little Royalty Contest
The Little Mr. & Miss and the Prince and Princess will be selected on Wednesday night at 6:30 pm at the Eldon High School Performing Arts Center. Children from Miller and adjoining counties between (and including) the ages of four and seven will be competing for the titles.
The Miss Miller County and Miss Miller County Teen Scholarship pageants will be held on Saturday, June 24th at the Eldon High School Performing Arts Center, beginning at 6:00 pm. Contestants will compete in: fitness wear or swimwear (Miss only can wear swimsuits), on-stage interview, evening gown & platform presentations, and talent (optional).
Admission is free. Those in attendance may contribute money towards the candidate of their choice for a People's Choice Award.
Contestants for the Miss Pre Teen Miller County contest should be ages 10-12. Contestants for the Miss Teen Miller County contest should be between the ages of 13 and 16. Contestants for the Miss Miller County Queen should be between the ages of 17 and 22. For a complete schedule of events and requirements, please contact Juillet Beard Zumdome at 816-898-1729.
Youth Livestock Shows
Join area youth as they compete in the 2023 Miller County Fair Livestock Shows! On Monday, July 3rd, the Bottle Calf Show will start at 5 pm and the Sheep & Goat show will immediately follow. The Hog Show will be on Wednesday, July 5th at 6:30 pm. The Rabbit and Poultry shows will be on Thursday, July 6th at 9:00 am and the Beef Show will be on Thursday, July 6th at 6:30 pm. the Livestock Auction will be at 6:30 pm Friday, July 7th in the Show Arena.
Items created by local 4-H and FFA members will be on display during the week of the fair. Exhibit Check-In and Judging will be at the Fairgrounds on Sunday, July 2nd from 2:00-4:00 pm.
UTV Rodeo, Tuff Truck and Bump & Run
Join the crowd at 7:30 pm on Thursday evening for some UTV rodeo, Tuff Truck and Bump & Run action! For more information contact Jacob Wood of Lucky 7's Promotions, LLC at 573 375-1717.
Compact Figure 8 Challenge
Join the crowd at 7:30 pm on Friday evening for some rough and tough action. For more information contact Jacob Wood of Lucky 7's Promotions, LLC at 573 375-1717.
Join us on Saturday night of the fair (July 8th) for the ever popular Demolition Derby starting at 7:00 pm. Lucky 7's Promotions, LLC will be hosting this event. Please contact Jacob Wood at 573 375-1717 for more information.
You'll want to include a stop at the concession stand when planning your night at the fair. You can choose a fresh cheeseburger, bratwursts, hot dogs, a cool soft drink or bottle of water and much more. Best of all, you will find all our concession items featured at great prices.
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