It’s time for the Pendleton County Youth Fair!

It's mid-July, and that means the Pendleton County Youth Fair is back in town from July 19-25 at the Pendleton County Fairgrounds.

All the familiar and popular events will be hosted throughout the week as well as rides, exhibits and pageants.

The Miss Pendleton County Pageant will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 20. The Miss Pre-Teen and Miss Teen Pendleton County Pageants will be on Tuesday, July 21, with Miss Pre-Teen at 6 p.m. and Miss Teen at 8 p.m. The Little Miss and Mister Pageant will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 23.

Featured events include Laser Tag every night at 10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and "Mutton Bustin,'" a children's sheep-rodeo contest at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 20.

A Farm Tractor Pulling Contest will take place the morning before the fair begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 18.         

A Christian Concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. on the evening of Sunday,  July 19.

Tickets are $5 Monday-Thursday and $8 Friday and Saturday. Rides will be open Thursday-Saturday for $5, which covers the entire evening. Children two and under get in free.

For more information call the Fair Week Phone at 859-391-3120, or visit

You can pick up your Pendleton County Youth Fair books at local businesses in the Falmouth and Butler area. These handy guides contain all the times, dates, and details you need to know about this year’s events.