The 97th annual Inter-Mountain Fair will be held at the Inter-Mountain Fairgrounds on State Highway 299E in the town of McArthur from September 3-7.
The fair will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday. Events will feature a horse show, Ladies Lead and a sheep show. On
Friday, there will be a swine show and a junior beef show. Saturday the fair will host The Inter-Mountain Junior Rodeo, a small animal show, sheep and swine pee wee showmanship, and master showmanship. Sunday will feature team branding. On Monday there will be a buyer’s breakfast and a junior livestock sale.
Exhibit buildings featuring baked goods, fruits and vegetables, hand-made crafts, flowers, art and photography will be open on Thursday through Sunday at 12 noon. On Monday exhibit buildings will open at 10 a.m. There will also be vendors selling crafts and other items.
There will be entertainment on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. On Friday the Burney Lions Club will hold a benefit concert from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. The concert will feature performances by Matthew Songmaker from 2:00 p.m. till 3:00 p.m., Turn A Blind Eye from 3:30 p.m. till 4:30 p.m., End Of Time Lions from 5:00 p.m. till 6:00 p.m., Will Drewry from 6:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m., Delaney from 8:00p.m. till 9:00p.m., and Ashes to Empire from 9:30 p.m. till 10:30p.m. Tickets for the concert are $20.
On Saturday at 7:00 p.m., there will be Truck Pulls and Monster Trucks for $20 a ticket and on Sunday, at 7:00 p.m., a Destruction Derby. Tickets for the derby are $18 for Grandstand seats and $16 for Bleacher seats.
The fair also has a carnival. As a new feature this year, the fair is offering a “Golden Ticket” for $75.00. Ticket purchasers get five days unlimited rides and 1 drink and 1 sandwich each day from the Carnival Concession.
Since its beginning in 1918, The Inter-Mountain Fair has become a major tradition in the Intermountain Area. It prides itself as a country fair with a hometown atmosphere that people of all ages can enjoy. The fairgrounds provide a setting of green lawns and beautifully landscaped flowers. About 30,000 people from near and far come to enjoy the fair each year.
For more information or event tickets, call the Inter-Mountain Fair office at 530-336-5695.