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Mercer County 4-H Shows

Visit the Mercer County Fair in Aledo IL July 9-13
Event Date(s)
Mercer County Fairgrounds

The Mercer County 4-H Fair is an exciting community event that celebrates the talents of both the general public and our dedicated 4-H members. Here’s what you can expect during this lively week:

  1. Animal Shows and Exhibits: Come watch 4-H members in action as they showcase the projects they’ve diligently worked on throughout the year. From poultry and rabbits to sheep, goats, and swine, there’s something for everyone in the show ring.
  2. General Projects: Be sure to explore the Exhibit Hall, where you’ll find a wide range of outstanding General Projects. These displays highlight the creativity and hard work of our members.
  3. Show Schedule:

    • Monday, July 8: General Projects Judging from 8:30-11 a.m. at the Merchant’s Building.
    • Tuesday, July 9: Poultry Show (8 a.m.) at the Swine Barn, Rabbit Show (10 a.m.) in the Show Ring, and Sheep Show (4 p.m.) at the Sheep Barn.
    • Wednesday, July 10: Beef Show at 9 a.m. in the Show Ring.
    • Thursday, July 11: Goat Show (9 a.m.) at the Goat Barn, Swine Show (9 a.m.) at the Swine Barn, and Jr. & Sr. Showmanship Contest (4 p.m.).
    • Friday, July 12: Dairy Show at 9 a.m., followed by the Mercer County Youth Livestock Auction at 6 p.m.
    • Saturday, July 13: Dog Obedience & Showmanship at 9 a.m. in the Pavilion east of the Secretary’s office.
    • Sunday, July 21: Horse Show at 9 a.m. in the 4KPlus Arena, located at 2492 75th Ave, Viola, IL.

    So mark your calendar and join us for a memorable Mercer County 4-H Fair!