SMITH COUNTY FAIR

FROM JULY 1 - JULY 6 2024

Countdown to the 2024 Smith County Fair

Days
Hours
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Events

carnival

pageant

motor sports

livestock

Entertainment

Competitions

Exhibits

pricing

Admission Pricing

General Admission

(Ages 5 – Adult)

$ 5.00
Youth Admission

(Ages 0 – 5)

FREE
Season tickets

(Ages 5 – Adult)

$ 20.00
Carthage Sav-Way night
Carthage Sav-Way Night
FREE

Smith County Fair

Smith County Fair on the River is a week of great entertainment, agricultural emphasis, pageants, and great food! Located at the Smith County AG Center
 

schedules

FRIDAY, JUNE 28

GATES OPEN: 3:00 pm NO CARNIVAL

4:00 PM — ARCHERY COMPETITION

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

GATES OPEN: 3:00 pm NO CARNIVAL

  • 7:00 AM — WARRIOR BY THE RIVER MUD RUN
  • 8:00-10:30 AM — HAM, BACON & JOWL SHOW ENTRIES
  • 9:00 AM — BACKYARD COOKOFF (Judging 4:00 – 5:00 PM)
  • 12 NOON — ANTIQUE CAR, TRUCK, BIKE SHOW & SWAP MEET (Registration Noon – 2:00 / Judging 4:00 / Awards – 5:00)
  • 6:00 PM — ANTIQUE & FARM STOCK TRACTOR PULL
  • 6:30 PM — DRAFT HORSE & MULE SHOW

MONDAY, JULY 1

GATES OPEN: 4:30 pm | CARNIVAL OPENS: 6:00 pm
Students Night| Veterans Night
  • 3:00 PM — DECORATED ROUND HAY BALE COMPETITION
  • 3:00 PM — ESSAY COMPETITION
  • 5:00 PM — OPENING CEREMONIES (GHS BAND PERFORMS)
  • 5:00 PM — VETERANS FLAG RETIREMENT
  • 5:00 PM — MISS FAIREST OF FAIR (AGES 16-20)
  • 6:00 PM — FLAT TRACK 4-WHEELER RACES
  • 7:00 PM — KIDS OLYMPICS (Reg. 5:30 – 6:45 / Olympics start promptly at 7:00)
  • 7:00 PM — MISS TEEN FAIREST OF FAIR (AGES 13-15)
  • 7:00 PM — CARTHAGE ROTARY MUSIC STAGE (Susanna Winfree)
  • 8:00 PM — WILSON BANK STAGE (The Juliettes)
  • 10:00 PM — $500 CASH GIVEAWAY (RUSSELL NIXON ARENA)

TUESDAY, JULY 2

GATES OPEN: 4:30 pm | CARNIVAL OPENS: 6:00 pm
Carthage Sav-Way Night – FREE
  • 5:00 PM — MISS PETITE FAIREST OF FAIR (AGES 7-9)
  • 6:00 PM — OPEN POULTRY SHOW (Inspection – 5:00 p.m.)
  • 7:00 PM — FOUR-WHEELER RODEO
  • 7:00 PM — MISS JUNIOR FAIREST OF FAIR (AGES 10-12)
  • 7:00 PM — CARTHAGE ROTARY MUSIC STAGE (Kempville Choir)
  • 7:30 PM — WILSON BANK STAGE (Eldorado)
  • 10:00 PM — $250 CASH GIVEAWAY (RUSSELL NIXON ARENA)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

GATES OPEN: 4:30 pm | CARNIVAL OPENS: 6:00 pm
Students Night
  • 5:00 PM — FAIREST OF FAIR – BOYS & GIRLS (2-3)
  • 6:00 PM — OPEN BEEF SHOW
  • 6:00 PM — MISTER TINY FAIREST OF FAIR (AGES 4-6)
  • 6:00 PM — MISS TINY FAIREST OF FAIR (AGES 4-6)
  • 7:00 PM — 4-WHEEL DRIVE MUD RACING
  • 7:00 PM — WILSON BANK STAGE (Roger Reeves & David Turner)
  • 7:00 PM — CARTHAGE ROTARY STAGE (Smith Co. Mens Chorus)
  • 10:00 PM — $500 CASH GIVEAWAY (RUSSELL NIXON ARENA)

THURSDAY, JULY 4

GATES OPEN: 4:30 pm | CARNIVAL OPENS: 6:00 pm
  • 6:00 PM — HOG SHOW
  • 6:00 PM — APPLE PIE BAKING CONTEST
  • 7:00 PM — POLITICAL RALLY ON THE RIVER
  • 7:00 PM — CONCERT — Jeff Bates
  • 7:00 PM — DEMOLITION DERBY
  • 8:00 PM — CARTHAGE ROTARY MUSIC STAGE (Ty Gregory)
  • 10:00 PM — $250 CASH GIVEAWAY (RUSSELL NIXON ARENA)

FRIDAY, JULY 5

GATES OPEN: 4:30 pm | CARNIVAL OPENS: 6:00 pm
  • 5:30 PM — MEAT GOAT SHOW
  • 6:00 PM — COMMUNITY BAND OF SMITH COUNTY
  • 6:30 PM — HORSESHOE PITCHING (Registration 5:30 PM)
  • 7:00 PM — DEMOLITION DERBY
  • 7:00 PM — CARTHAGE ROTARY STAGE (Roger Reeves Magical Entertainer)
  • 8:00 PM — WILSON BANK STAGE (TN Outlaw Country with Josh Winfree)
  • 10:00 PM — $250 CASH GIVEAWAY (RUSSELL NIXON ARENA)

SATURDAY, JULY 6

GATES OPEN: 9:00 am | CARNIVAL OPENS: 6:00 pm
  • 9:30 AM — DOG SHOW
  • 10:30 AM — CAT SHOW
  • 11:00 AM — JR. BREEDING SHEEP SHOW (Sheep Showmanship Follows)
  • 11:30 AM — BABY FAIREST OF FAIR (boys & girls) (birth – 6 months)
  • 12:00 PM — BABY FAIREST OF FAIR (boys & girls) (7-15 months)
  • 12:30 PM — BABY FAIREST OF FAIR (boys & girls) (16-23 months)
  • 1:00 PM — COMMERCIAL EWE SHOW / MARKET LAMB SHOW
  • 2:00 PM — KAYAK RACE (Registration 1:00 PM)
  • 2:00 PM — CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT (Registration 1:00 PM)
  • 7:00 PM — TRUCK PULL
  • 7:00 PM — CARTHAGE ROTARY STAGE (Roger Reeves Magical Entertainer)
  • 8:00 PM — WILSON BANK STAGE (The Victors with Randy Harris)
  • 10:00 PM — $250 CASH GIVEAWAY (RUSSELL NIXON ARENA)

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