(MENA) The Polk County Fair is set for August 26th through September 1st at the fairgrounds, located just South of the city.
However, the Polk County Fair and Rodeo Parade will officially kick things off on Thursday, August 8th at 6pm.
This year’s theme will be “Barn In The U.S.A.” and will be featured throughout the seven day event.
The 2019 Polk County Rodeo will be held over three days, beginning at 8:30pm each evening.
Attendees of the fair are encouraged to purchase arm bands in advance at various locations throughout the area, including: Kess’ Corner; Country Express; all three Union Bank locations in Mena, Wickes, and Hatfield; First Financial Bank, Arvest Bank, Chambers Bank, Diamond Bank and also at the Polk County Fair office.
Seniors can enjoy a FREE day at the fair on Thursday, August 29th.
Gate admission to the fair is merely $5 per person, while kids 12 and under are FREE.
Entry forms for the various judging events are available at the Polk County Extension Office, or from Agricultural Instructors and from the Main Leaders of the various 4-H programs.
Friday, August 30th will have the Livestock Show Awards ceremony at 6:30pm and the Junior Livestock Premium Sale, beginning at 7pm.
Entry forms available at: https://polkar.fairwire.com