For 143 years, the White County Fair has been delivering fun for all ages
From traditional events like Harness racing and the annual Queen contest to brand new events like Go Kart Racing and the return of the Tractor Pull, no other fair in the region brings quite the variety, level of competition, or fun that our annual White County Fair does. We've got thundering hooves and serious horse power, incredible talent, smarts, humor and beauty, phenomenally powerful motors, cross county rivalries and delicious food. You'll leave the White County Fair with plenty of memories made on the midway!
White Co Fair Queen Contest Monday, August 9th
7pm ($10 admission)
The White County Fair Queen Contests have enjoyed a resurgence of interest, participation and draws a full grandstand every summer. The 2019 winner, Kelsi Kessler, went on to win the state pageant in December and due to the pandemic reigned for two years. She'll pass the crown on to a new White County Fair Queen on Monday night. Junior and Little Miss contestants will also strut their stuff. For more information, contact Hannah Sailer at 618.384.1670.
Tuesday, August 10th
6pm (Free Grandstand)
This traditional event is a crowd favorite. The half mile track at White County is home to records and thundering hoofs on Tuesday evening at the fair. Call Barbre Stables for details. Play Pick 'em and enjoy a FREE grandstand thanks to our wonderful community of sponsors. Racing begins at 6pm.
BINGO at the White Co. Fair
Tuesday-Saturday (Floral Hall)
Tues, Wed, & Thurs at 6pm
Friday and Saturday at 6pm & 8pm
This year at the White County Fair, play BINGO (one session Tuesday through Thursday at 6pm...then second sessions as well on Friday and Saturday at 8pm) There will be 10 games per session and a Carry Over JACKPOT! Bingo is sponsored by the Carmi Elks Lodge #1652
Dirt Track Go Kart Racing
Thursday, August 12th - 7pm (Admission $5)
Truck & Tractor Pulls
Friday, August 13th
7pm (Grandstand and Pits
You asked for it and we listened. The White County Fair is proud to bring back Truck and Tractor Pulls to this year's grandstand lineup. We're proud to be partnering with the Ohio Valley Tractor Pullers Association and also the Indiana Truck Pullers Association for this year's event. It's going to be an incredible evening of fun and with admission just $10 for grandstand or pit passes, you can afford to bring the whole crew for a rip roarin good time!
Open Demolition Derby
Saturday, August 14th
(Admission - Grandstand $15
Pit Passes available for $20)
The White County Fair Demolition Derby is truly the grand daddy of them all in our region! With huge purses bringing competitors from a variety of counties and multiple states, you better get your pit pass or grandstand ticket early. If you don't, you won't find a place to sit...of course, with all the action, you may not need it! Chad Bandy runs our Demo and the White County Fair Board has added $4,000 to the purse to help attract a large crowd of vehicles for this year's Derby!