Until the Butler Farm Show!

Ticket Information

Monday:$7.00 per person
Tuesday through Saturday: $8.00 per person
$8.00 admission includes all Bates Brothers Amusement Rides!

“It began with a plow and grew into a family tradition.”

In 1947 a plowing contest was held on the Jack Roe property in Meridian. This was the birth of an idea to get the city folks, businessmen, and farmers together to better understand one another. Some farm organizations sponsored the educational program. The idea was so well received that it was decided to form an organization to keep the event alive. The organization became the Butler Farm Show, Inc., in 1948.



2016 Winners
The 2016 Winners page is updated daily!
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New Ride Provider!
Since 1965, Bates Bros. Amusement Co has been providing high quality mobile amusement rides and concessions at events throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
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2016 Schedule Released
The schedule of events for the Farm Show is now available
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An empty dairy barn filled with only memories of the fun, laughter, and excitement that filled it's interior just 6 weeks ago. It's bittersweet when your favorite fair is over for the year but we wait with much anticipation for next year's show when we do it all again, reunite with old friends and make new ones but most importantly we carry on and pass along the tradition to future generations. 69th Butler Farm Show- August 7-12, 2017 ... See MoreSee Less

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A fair just isn't a fair without the sights and sounds of tractor pulling and the Butler Farm Show is no exception!! Grandstand events draw thousands of people each year! Here's a flashback photo from this year's Farm Show. You can almost hear the roar of the engine and smell the fuel!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Every year, on Friday night of the farm show, following the awards ceremony and the giant ice cream sundae, the farm show board of directors and 4H host a dance and pizza party for all 4H and FFA youth ( and anyone else who still has the energy to dance ). Its a great way to wind down and wrap up a busy week!! Some of the greatest kids in the world are in 4H and FFA!! Lifelong friendships, work ethic, leadership skills, respect, responsibility and yes, even teen romances that turn into marriage vows have been kindled through these programs right here at the Butler Farm Show!!! We salute our youth and we call them part of our farm show family!! ... See MoreSee Less

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This is a popular spot at the farm show!! The Butler Co dairy promotion stand is a favorite of many for out of this world milk shakes as well as floats and ice cold milk! The farm show does all it can to support the local dairy industry especially our dairy youth! Buy local dairy products and remember...... your milk comes from a good place!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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The reserve champion market Lamb at the 2016 Butler Farm Show. The lamb was owned by Becca Fraizer. She is shown here with her brother Luke. Becca Sue is beginning her 2nd year at Purdue university majoring in agricultural communications. This was her final year in 4H, a bittersweet farm show for her and others in their final year as well. Congratulations!!! ... See MoreSee Less

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