County Fair

2024 Union County Fair Dates

July 18th - 24th

Union County Fairgrounds - County Fair site

Union County Fairgrounds Facebook  - For up to the minute changes, updates and reminders.

2024 Fair Schedule 

2024 Union County 4H/FFA Fair Book

 Use this QR code to access the most up-to-date fair schedule.

The Market Broiler Project is open to Union County 4-H and FFA members. Project entry forms are due to the extension office by April 15th. Project must be entered in FairEntry by July 1st.

Broiler Pen Project Information

Broiler Pen Project Entry Form

Broiler Pen Project Record Form 

The Union County Fair Board sponsors the Union County Fair Queen and Little Princess Contests each year. Please read the press release below and follow the instructions for the application process. Good luck to all the contestants!

County Fair Queen Contest 

Little Princess Contest

February 1st - All 4-H Market Beef must be identified in 4-H Online.

May 15th - All 4-H animals (except poultry and rabbits*) must be identified in 4-HOnline to show at the county fair. FFA animals must be identified at the extension office.

July 1st - All 4-H & FFA animals** must be selected for classes in FairEntry.

*All Poultry and Rabbits must be identified in 4-H Online and
selected for classes in FairEntry by July 1st.

**Bucket/Bottle Animals - worksheets are due to the extension office by July 1st.

Requirements:  All Livestock exhibitors must have a current Youth Quality for the Care of Animals YQCA certification before July 1st.

The Clothing, Communications, and Table Setting Event Day is scheduled for June 22, 2024.

Exhibitors need to enter these classes into Fair Entry by June 14th

Clothing - Clothing Selection, $20 Challenge, Fashion Revue, Adult/Child Challenge (county-only event), Innovative Design Class

Communications - Educational Presentation, Working Exhibit, Share The Fun, Extemporaneous Speaking, Radio Broadcasting (county-only event)

Table Setting (Southwest Iowa Regional event)