Cowboy boots and country roots: Sutton Fair is back in force
After a two-year hiatus, the Sutton Fair marks its return with its four-day “cowboy boots and country roots” festival.
There’s something for everyone with all-time favorites such as the Sheep Show, Craft Shows, 4-H Competitions, Baby Show, Demolition Derby, Midway Rides and tractor pulls are back this year.
Daily events include: sheep shearing demonstrations, fun kids’ tent, vintage farm equipment demonstrations, vendor’s market, live entertainment and music.
Here is what you need to know about the Sutton Fair.
• August 4 — noon to 11 p.m.
• August 5 and 6 — 9 a.m. to midnight
• August 7 — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• $8 — children and seniors (free for children five and under)
• $15 — teenagers and adults
• $40 — family pass
Here are six things to check at the Sutton Fair:
It’s a crash
Buckle up your seatbelt – it’s going to be a wild ride to the derby arena on August 5th and 6th.
Back by popular demand, Demolition Derby and Figure-Eight Cross Race will take over the derby arena. This year’s competition also includes a full-size truck race, mini smash and a special youth race.
There is a new format for the annual baby show this year.
Photos of baby show attendees will be displayed in a fair-exclusive art installation created by local art students.
Visitors can vote for the baby of their choice in a number of different categories and age groups, including the baby that best represents the “cowboy boots and country roots” theme and a new pandemic baby category. .
Ruff, Ruff rescue
This year’s fair features Aqua Dogs, a water dog agility and doggie-diving competition, with daily live shows August 5-7.
The dogs will compete in a series of daring and daring stunts in and on the water, only to be judged on distance, speed and height.
Show off your pet in the August 7 Pet Contest, featuring Best Rescue Dog, Wagging Tail, Most Owner-Like Dog, and a Pet Costume Contest and a talent show.
Throughout the fair there will be horse draws, shows and competitions.
Light and heavy horse pulling competitions are held on August 5, where horses pull weights across the arena.
There are several horse and pony shows, from gait horses and sport ponies to light horse driving contests and Welsh pony shows.
In addition to the traditional horse draws, the annual vintage tractor and farm equipment draw show is back this year. Watch tractors, forced to mechanical limits, perform terrain-defying feats.
Kids just wanna have fun
There’s plenty to do, see and touch at this year’s Sutton Fair, from the fun children’s tent and Zoo to You exotic animal zoo to the annual frog jumping and pedal tractor pulling contests. for children.
Don’t forget the midway, with dozens of carnival rides and games.
Get jiggy with it
There’s plenty of live entertainment at this year’s Foire de Sutton, from live concerts to circus performances.
The Connors Brothers Band will bring some east coast folk, rock and blues to the fairgrounds stage on August 6th. Don’t miss the Connors Music showcase featuring local music students on August 5th.
Returning is the one-man circus show, Circus Johnathan. The show is full of unicycle, juggling and stilt-walking shenanigans.
For more information, visit suttonfair.com