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Sanpete County Fair schedule of events

By Staff | Aug 17, 2022

Schedule of Events 2022 Sanpete County Fair August 19-27 Sanpete County Fairgrounds Manti, Utah “Cowboy Boots & Buckin’ Chutes” For more information, visit sanpetecountyfair.net. All tickets available online at sanpetecountyfair.net or at the ticket booth during the afternoons of fair week. Saturday, August 6 11:59 p.m.: All 4-H Fair exhibits must be entered into the online system Sunday, August 7 6 to 9 p.m.: Jr. Rodeo registrations accepted online at sanpetecountyfair.net Thursday, August 18 Noon to 4 p.m.: Rodeo entry call-ins at RMPRA office, 801-540-6233 or rmpraonline.com Friday, August 19 7 p.m.: Live country music concert featuring Ian Munsick at the fairgrounds arena Saturday, August 20 1 to 3 p.m.: 4-H entries accepted at the Exhibit Building 1 to 5 p.m.: Open Class exhibits accepted at the Exhibit Building (except baked goods, fresh produce & floral/plant entries) 4:30 p.m.: Dutch Oven Cook-Off - sign up by 2 p.m. at the fairgrounds pavilion 6 p.m.: Jr. Rodeo (pre-register Aug. 7, see above) 6 to 8 p.m.: Hide Race entries - call 435-469-0296 Monday, August 22 3 to 6 p.m.: Open Class baked goods and fresh produce entries accepted at Exhibit Building (except garden entries). Please have produce on a plate covered with plastic. 5 p.m.: 4-H/FFA Jr. Livestock Barn Set-Up and Test Tuesday, August 23 8 to 9 a.m.: 4-H gardening & baked good entries accepted at Exhibit Building Exhibit Building closed for judging 7 p.m.: Sanpete Xtreme Moto Racing Wednesday, August 24 9 to 11 a.m.: Enter Open Class florals and plants at the Exhibit Building 2 p.m.: Exhibit Building open until 7 p.m. 4 to 6 p.m.: Jr. Livestock final weigh-in at Livestock Barn 6 p.m.: Jr. Livestock mandatory Exhibitor Meeting Livestock judging 7 p.m.: Fireman’s Challenge Thursday, August 25 8 a.m.: Hog Market Classes 10:30 a.m.: Sheep Market Classes 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Exhibit Building and Small Animal Barn open Noon to 5:30 p.m.: Small Animal Poster Contest entries taken and Small Animal entries accepted into small Animal Barn 1 p.m.: Goat Market Classes 3 p.m.: Beef Market Classes, Open Heifer Market Class to follow 4 p.m.: Brown’s Amusements carnival opens 5 to 6 p.m.: Local entertainment at the fairgrounds pavilion 6:45 p.m.: Rodeo Grand Entry 7 p.m.: RMPRA Rodeo, Broken Heart Rodeo Company Friday, August 26 8 a.m.: Small Animal Barn open 8 a.m.: Swine Showmanship Classes 10 a.m.: Dairy Goat Showmanship and Quality Classes 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Exhibit Building open Noon: Youth Dairy Goat Milking Demonstration 1 p.m.: Sheep Showmanship Classes 2 p.m.: Open Class Pet Show at the fairgrounds pavilion (for 18 years old & younger) 3 p.m.: Goat Showmanship Classes 3 p.m.: Brown’s Amusements carnival opens 4 to 7 p.m.: Fun on the Farm exhibit open 5 p.m.: Beef Showmanship Classes 5 to 6 p.m.: Local entertainment at the fairgrounds pavilion 7 p.m.: Demolition Derby Saturday, August 27 8 a.m.: Livestock Buyer’s Breakfast 8 a.m.: Small Animal Barn open 8 to 10 a.m.: Sign up for Car & Tractor Show 10 a.m.: Sanpete County Junior Livestock Association Auction 10 a.m.: Car Show, 500 N. Main, Manti 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Local entertainment at the fairgrounds pavilion 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Exhibit building open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fun on the Farm Exhibit open Noon: Sanpete Cattlemen’s Association’s Beef Feast at fairgrounds pavilion Noon: Brown’s Amusements carnival open Noon: Youth Dairy Goat Milking Demonstration Noon to 3 p.m.: Free swim at Manti City Pool 1 p.m.: Horse Pulling Competition 1:30 p.m.: 4-H Rabbit & Poultry Showmanship at Large Animal Barn 2 p.m.: Pie Eating Contest at the fairgrounds pavilion (pre-register by Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. by calling 435-835-2652) 2 p.m. Children’s games & activities at Free Swim event 3 p.m.: Car Show award presentation 5 p.m.: Mammoth Parade, Manti Main Street 5 p.m.: Pick-up all small animal entries & awards 6:45 p.m.: Rodeo Grand Entry 7 p.m.: RMPRA Rodeo, Broken Heart Rodeo Company

The Sanpete County Fair begins this weekend and continues through Saturday, Aug. 27.

Sanpete County residents can look forward to a variety of fun events for all ages as the Sanpete County Fair gets underway this weekend.

With a theme of “Cowboy Boots & Buckin’ Chutes,” this year’s fair will be held Aug. 19 through 27 at the Manti Fairgrounds, 64 W. 500 North, Manti. Events will include Open Class exhibits, rodeos, a demolition derby, musical performances and more.

Events during the next week will begin on Friday, Aug. 19, with a concert featuring country music singer/songwriter Ian Munsick. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the big arena at the fairgrounds. Tickets may be purchased online at sanpetecountyfair.net.

The annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 20, at the fairgrounds pavilion, with judging at 4:30 p.m. Food will be available for purchase after the judging at $5 per plate. At 6 p.m. on Saturday, the Junior Rodeo will be held at the fairgrounds arena.

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Sanpete Xtreme Moto will provide an evening of thrills and spills as pro motorcycle racers take on jumps, rocks, mud, logs and other obstacles while racing for cash prizes. Qualifying rounds will begin in the fairgrounds arena at 4 p.m. and the main event will follow at 7 p.m.

The full schedule of events follows. More information can be found about fair events and tickets purchased at sanpetecountyfair.net.

2022 Sanpete County Fair

August 19-27

Sanpete County Fairgrounds

Manti, Utah

“Cowboy Boots & Buckin’ Chutes”

For more information, visit sanpetecountyfair.net. All tickets available online at sanpetecountyfair.net or at the ticket booth during the afternoons of fair week.

Friday, August 19

7 p.m.: Live country music concert featuring Ian Munsick at the fairgrounds arena

Saturday, August 20

1 to 3 p.m.: 4-H entries accepted at the Exhibit Building

1 to 5 p.m.: Open Class exhibits accepted at the Exhibit Building (except baked goods, fresh produce & floral/plant entries)

4:30 p.m.: Dutch Oven Cook-Off – sign up by 2 p.m. at the fairgrounds pavilion

6 p.m.: Jr. Rodeo (pre-register Aug. 7, see above)

6 to 8 p.m.: Hide Race entries – call 435-469-0296

Monday, August 22

3 to 6 p.m.: Open Class baked goods and fresh produce entries accepted at Exhibit Building (except garden entries). Please have produce on a plate covered with plastic.

5 p.m.: 4-H/FFA Jr. Livestock Barn Set-Up and Test

Tuesday, August 23

8 to 9 a.m.: 4-H gardening & baked good entries accepted at Exhibit Building

Exhibit Building closed for judging

7 p.m.: Sanpete Xtreme Moto Racing

Wednesday, August 24

9 to 11 a.m.: Enter Open Class florals and plants at the Exhibit Building

2 p.m.: Exhibit Building open until 7 p.m.

4 to 6 p.m.: Jr. Livestock final weigh-in at Livestock Barn

6 p.m.: Jr. Livestock mandatory Exhibitor Meeting

Livestock judging

7 p.m.: Fireman’s Challenge

Thursday, August 25

8 a.m.: Hog Market Classes

10:30 a.m.: Sheep Market Classes

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Exhibit Building and Small Animal Barn open

Noon to 5:30 p.m.: Small Animal Poster Contest entries taken and Small Animal entries accepted into small Animal Barn

1 p.m.: Goat Market Classes

3 p.m.: Beef Market Classes, Open Heifer Market Class to follow

4 p.m.: Brown’s Amusements carnival opens

5 to 6 p.m.: Local entertainment at the fairgrounds pavilion

6:45 p.m.: Rodeo Grand Entry

7 p.m.: RMPRA Rodeo, Broken Heart Rodeo Company

Friday, August 26

8 a.m.: Small Animal Barn open

8 a.m.: Swine Showmanship Classes

10 a.m.: Dairy Goat Showmanship and Quality Classes

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Exhibit Building open

Noon: Youth Dairy Goat Milking Demonstration

1 p.m.: Sheep Showmanship Classes

2 p.m.: Open Class Pet Show at the fairgrounds pavilion (for 18 years old & younger)

3 p.m.: Goat Showmanship Classes

3 p.m.: Brown’s Amusements carnival opens

4 to 7 p.m.: Fun on the Farm exhibit open

5 p.m.: Beef Showmanship Classes

5 to 6 p.m.: Local entertainment at the fairgrounds pavilion

7 p.m.: Demolition Derby

Saturday, August 27

8 a.m.: Livestock Buyer’s Breakfast

8 a.m.: Small Animal Barn open

8 to 10 a.m.: Sign up for Car & Tractor Show

10 a.m.: Sanpete County Junior Livestock Association Auction

10 a.m.: Car Show, 500 N. Main, Manti

10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Local entertainment at the fairgrounds pavilion

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.: Exhibit building open

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Fun on the Farm Exhibit open

Noon: Sanpete Cattlemen’s Association’s Beef Feast at fairgrounds pavilion

Noon: Brown’s Amusements carnival open

Noon: Youth Dairy Goat Milking Demonstration

Noon to 3 p.m.: Free swim at Manti City Pool

1 p.m.: Horse Pulling Competition

1:30 p.m.: 4-H Rabbit & Poultry Showmanship at Large Animal Barn

2 p.m.: Pie Eating Contest at the fairgrounds pavilion (pre-register by Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. by calling 435-835-2652)

2 p.m. Children’s games & activities at Free Swim event

3 p.m.: Car Show award presentation

5 p.m.: Mammoth Parade, Manti Main Street

5 p.m.: Pick-up all small animal entries & awards

6:45 p.m.: Rodeo Grand Entry

7 p.m.: RMPRA Rodeo, Broken Heart Rodeo Company

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