August 12-19, 2017
Once in a Lifetime
A total solar eclipse from coast to coast
On August 21, 2017

Millions of people across the United States are anticipating nature's most wondrous spectacle — a total eclipse of the Sun. Douglas, Wyoming is right in the center of this amazing phenomenon. We invite you to come to the Wyoming State Fair and stay a couple extra days. Our fairgrounds offer you the best seat on the planet!

Fair Schedule

Ft. Fetterman Remount Horse Sale Preview

Fri, Aug 11, 2017
2:00 pm
Silver Arena

Ft. Fetterman Remount Horse Sale

Fri, Aug 11, 2017
6:00 pm
Pepsi Equine Center

Ranch Horse Show

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
8:00 am
Horse Arenas

ABGA Boer Goat Show

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
9:00 am
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Kidz and Kars Fair Parade

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
10:00 am
Midway

OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONIES

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
10:00 am
Ag Hall

USA Arm Wrestling Competition

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
4:00 pm
Ford Arena

WDGA Dairy Goat Show

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
4:30 pm
Dairy Barn

MRW Horsemanship

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
4:30 pm
Pepsi Equine Center

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Sat, Aug 12, 2017
5:00 pm
Midway

WSF Dairy Goat Show and WDGA Dairy Goat Show

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
8:00 am
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Dutch Oven Cookoff

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
8:00 am
Energy Lane

AGBA Boer Goat Show

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
9:00 am

Cowboy Church

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
10:00 am
Free Stage

ARBA Rabbit Show

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
10:00 am
Event Tent

Sheep Wagon Contest and Dutch Oven Cookoff

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
10:00 am
Energy Lane

PRCA Slack

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
1:00 pm

MRW Horsemanship

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
3:30 pm
Pepsi Equine Center

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
5:00 pm

PRCA RAM RODEO

Sun, Aug 13, 2017
7:00 pm
Ford Grandstand Arena

Complimentary Guest Admission

Mon, Aug 14, 2017
7:00 am

4-H Dog Shows and Showmanship Contest

Mon, Aug 14, 2017
9:00 am
Horse Arenas

Youth Rabbit Showmanship

Followed by Youth Rabbit Show
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
9:00 am
Event Tent

Youth Horse Show Halter Class

Followed by horse show performances, followed by youth horse show programmed ride.
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
10:00 am
Horse Arena

PRCA Steer Roping

Mon, Aug 14, 2017
10:00 am
Ford Grandstand Arena

Vendors Open

Mon, Aug 14, 2017
11:00 am

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Mon, Aug 14, 2017
5:00 pm

PRCA RAM RODEO

CROWNING OF MISS RODEO WYOMING
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
7:00 pm
Grandstand Arena

Sheep Dog Trial

Followed by Cattle Dog Trial.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
7:00 am
Ford Grandstand Arena

Youth Horse Showmanship

Followed by Western performance.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
8:00 am
Horse Arenas

Youth Meat Goat Showmanship

Followed by Youth Breeding Meat Goat show, followed by Youth Market Goat show.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
8:00 am
Goat Show Arena

Youth Poultry Showmanship

Followed by Youth Poultry Show.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
10:00 am
Event Tent

WJAA Heifer Show

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
10:00 am
Ford Pavilion

Vendors Open

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
11:00 am
Grounds and Exhibit Buildings

Youth Exhibit Buildings Open

Limited access to guests due to judging.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
11:00 am

Performance Lamb Evaluation Contest

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
1:30 pm
Ford Pavilion

Youth Breeding Swine Show

Followed by Champion of Champions Market Swine Show, followed by Pen of 5 Market Swine.
Tue, Aug 15, 2017
3:00 pm
Show Center Arena

Youth Beef Fitting Contest

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
3:00 pm
Ford Pavilion

HAY SHOW AWARDS

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
3:00 pm
Livestock Show Arena

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
5:00 pm

Vendors Close

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
9:00 pm

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Youth Day
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
12:00 am

ARMED FORCES DAY

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

4-H Livestock Judging Contest

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
7:30 am
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Youth Horse Show Timed Events and Stock Events

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
8:00 am
Horse Arenas

4-H and FFA Dairy Goat Showmanship Contest

Followed by Youth Dairy Goat Show.
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
8:00 am
Goat Arenas

4-H Cat Show and Showmanship Contest

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
9:00 am
Event Tent

Vendors Open

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
11:00 am

Youth Exhibit Buildings Open

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
11:00 am

4-H Livestock Judging Reasons

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
12:30 pm
Ruthe James Williams Building

All Other Breeds Cattle Show

Followed by Wyoming Maine-Anjou Market Beef Show and Shorthorn Shows.
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
1:00 pm
Ford Pavilion

4-H Livestock Judging Awards

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
3:00 pm
Ft. Reno Stage

4-H Swine Showmanship

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
4:00 pm
Swine Show Center

Champion of Champions Market Lamb Challenge

Followed by Pen of 5 Market Lambs, followed by WVATA Youth Jackpot Market Lamb Show.
Wed, Aug 16, 2017
4:00 pm
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Wyoming Livestock Roundup & Farm Credit Services Gathering

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
5:30 pm
City Park

PIG 'N MUD WRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIP

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
7:00 pm
Ford Grandstand Arena

Venders Close

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
9:00 pm

WYOMING PIONEER DAY

Thu, Aug 17, 2017

4-H Sheep Showmanship (Breeding)

Followed by Youth Breeding Sheep Show.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
8:00 am
Sheep/Goat Arenas

WVATA Youth Jackpot Market Goat Show

Followed by Pen of 3 Bulls and Wyoming Hereford Steer Show.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
9:00 am
Goat Arenas

Hereford Cattle Show

Followed by Pen of 3 Bulls and Wyoming Hereford Steer Show.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
10:00 am
Ford Pavilion

Hereford Cattle Show

Followed by Pen of 3 Bulls and Wyoming Hereford Steer Show.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
10:00 am
Ford Pavilion

Wyoming Pioneer Association Meeting

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
10:00 am
Ruthe James Williams Building

Wyoming Ropefest 2015

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
10:00 am
Silver Arena

Vendors Open

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
11:00 am

Open and Youth Exhibit Buildings Open

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
11:00 am

Wyoming Pioneer Association Luncheon

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
11:00 am
Ruthe James Williams Building

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
1:00 pm

Angus Cattle Show

Followed by Wyoming Angus Steer Show.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
2:00 pm
Ford Pavilion

FFA Swine Showmanship

Followed by Youth Market Swine Show.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
3:00 pm
Swine Show Center

Champion of Champions Market Beef Show

Followed by Wyoming Market Steer Futurity, followed by WVATA Youth Jackpot Beef Show.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
5:00 pm
Ford Pavilion

Supreme Champion Beef Bull and Female Selection

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
5:00 pm

KID'S SPECTACULAR FAMILY FUN NIGHT

With "Beautiful Feet" dance group.
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
7:00 pm
Ford Grandstand

Youth Exhibit Buildings Close

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
9:00 pm

Vendors Close

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
9:00 pm

FFA Sheep Showmanship

Followed by 4H Sheep Showmanship, followed by Youth Market Lamb Show.
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
7:30 am
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Wyoming Mustang Days Show

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
8:30 am
Horse Arenas

Youth Breeding Beef Show

Followed by Youth Pen of 5 Breeding Heifer Show, followed by N.I.L.E. Merit Heifer Showcase, followed by Open Prospect Calf Show, followed by the 4-H Catch-a-Calf Show and WY Future Cattle Producers Showcase.
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
9:00 am
Ford Pavilion

Commercial Heifer Show

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
9:00 am
Beef Show Ring Arena

Vendors Open

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
11:00 am

Texas Longhorn Cattle Show

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
11:00 am
Longhorn Ring

Open and Youth Exhibit Buildings Open

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
11:00 am

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
1:00 pm

Sheep Lead Contest

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
3:00 pm
Event Tent

Youth Sheep Fitting Contest

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
6:00 pm
Sheep/Goat Arenas

WVATA Youth Jackpot Market Swine Show

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
6:30 pm
Swine Show Center

4-H Fashion Review

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
7:00 pm
Douglas High School

OLD DOMINION CONCERT

Presented by Cloud Peak Energy.
Fri, Aug 18, 2017
7:00 pm
Ford Grandstand Arena

Vendors Close

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
9:00 pm

Exhibit Buildings Close

Fri, Aug 18, 2017
9:00 pm

STATE FAIR PARADE DAY

Sat, Aug 19, 2017

Carnival Closes

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
12:00 am

4-H Beef Showmanship Contest

Followed by FFA Beef Showmanship, followed by Youth Market Beef Show, followed by Pen of 5 Market Beef Show.
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
8:00 am
Ford Pavilion

Open Class Sheep Show and Natural Colored Sheep Show

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
8:00 am
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Art of Horsemanship

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
8:00 am
Pepsi Equine Center

Youth Alpaca Llama Show

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
8:00 am
Grass Arenas

WYOMING STATE FAIR PARADE

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
10:00 am
Downtown Douglas

Crabtree Carnival Opens

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
11:00 am

Lamb Evaluation Contest Awards

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
11:00 am
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Wyoming Farmer's Market

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
11:00 am
Event Tent

Vendors Open

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
11:00 am

Exhibit Buildings Open

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
11:00 am

Sheep Shearing Demonstrations

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
1:30 pm
Wool Pavilion

Wyoming Mustang Days Activities

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
2:00 pm
Horse Arenas

Bonsai Demonstration

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
2:00 pm
Ag & Natural Resource Center

FFA Round Robin Showmanship

Followed by 4-H Round Robin Showmanship.
Sat, Aug 19, 2017
3:00 pm
Sheep/Goat Arenas

Art of Horsemanship

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
4:00 pm
Pepsi Equine Center

DEMOLITION DERBY

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
6:00 pm
Ford Grandstand Arena

Exhibit Buildings Close

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
9:00 pm

Vendors Close

Sat, Aug 19, 2017
10:30 pm

Livestock Exhibits Released

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
6:00 am

Release of Home Arts Exhibits

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
7:00 am

Art of Horsemanship

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
8:00 am
Pepsi Equine Center

Ranch Sorting

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
9:00 am
Silver Arena

Cowboy Church

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
9:00 am

WYOMING STATE FINALS RANCH RODEO

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
1:00 pm
Ford Grandstand Arena

Art of Horsemanship

Sun, Aug 20, 2017
4:00 pm
Pepsi Equine Center

Total Solar Eclipse

Mon, Aug 21, 2017
11:45 am