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2022 Farm Show Schedule

GENERAL INFORMATION

2022 General Information (PDF)

Farm Show office is open Mon – Fri from 10am to 5pm
Gates open daily 8:30 AM til 11:00 PM.
(Tent Gate opens Mon.-Fri. at 3 PM & Saturday at Noon.)
Meridian, Tent, Pit and Airport gates lock at midnight.
If interested in being a vendor at the Butler Farm Show, please contact Ken Metrick at 724-282-8038

ADMISSION POLICY

Daily admission starting at 8:30 AM
Adults and children 3 years and older: $10.00 per person
Admission includes GRANDSTANDS, UNLIMITED MIDWAY RIDES (excluding boat rides), ALL EXHIBITS, ENTERTAINMENT and PARKING.
NOTE: UNDER 3 YEARS OLD ENTER FREE UNLESS THEY WANT TO RIDE THE RIDES.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO ADMISSION REFUNDS.
  • THE SHOW GOES ON RAIN OR SHINE!
  • THE RIDES ARE CLOSED FOR AN HOUR ON A ROTATING BASIS FOR INSPECTIONS.

WHEELCHAIRS will NOT be available this year at the farm show.

NO SMOKING IN ANY BARNS/BUILDINGS.
FIRST-AID FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE MAIN GATE ENTRANCE OPPOSITE THE OFFICE.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, DRUGS OR PETS PERMITTED ON THE GROUNDS! ONLY SERVICE DOGS ARE ADMITTED.
OUR SECURITY WILL ENFORCE THIS!

SCHEDULE – The Butler Farm Show Board reserves the right to add, alter, re-schedule or cancel any event deemed necessary. Events may not start at the EXACT listed times. When working with Mother Nature, people and animals, all times are subject to change!

RESTROOMS – Permanent toilet facilities are centrally located adjacent to the show arena and in the Ag Building. Every effort is made to keep these in first-class condition.

ALL UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES, including golf carts, are NOT allowed on the midways of the Butler Farm Show after 11 AM. Bicycles(except for the bicycle race), motor bikes, mini bikes, scooters or skateboards, ATV’s, etc., are NOT allowed on the grounds ANY TIME.

LASER POINTERS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE GROUNDS. Lasers will be confiscated; owner ejected.

LOST AND FOUND DEPARTMENT – In the show office at the Main Gate entrance

SEVERE WEATHER – In case of severe weather, warnings will be issued on the loud speakers. Please return to your cars or take refuge in a building instead of a tent.

WASTE PAPER – Large containers for waste paper will be placed at many locations on the grounds. Please use them, thus helping improve the appearance of the show and saving much of the cost of clean up.

FIRE – Loss by fire is a constant threat at agricultural shows. Straw, paper, and other combustible materials make a small fire a big one in short order. Carefully dispose of all matches and smokes. Fire equipment is available. Call for it to extinguish any blaze, however slight.

HANDICAPPED PARKING – available at Gate 1 (main entrance and Gate 2 (airport entrance) on a first come-first served basis.

ALL WEATHER AIR STRIP – Roe Field, a paved airstrip of 2300 feet, is located on the Butler Farm Show grounds. It has an automatic lighting system for night flying and ample hangar, fuel, radio and repair facilities. The airstrip is maintained year round.

CAMPING – Camping spots are available for animal exhibitors ONLY. All campers and tents must be registered and paid by July 14. CAMPER PARKING WILL START

AT 5:00 PM, THURSDAY, AUGUST 4. See rules, fees, and registration form in back of this Premium Book.

PREMIUMS – Premium checks will be available from 6 PM to 8 PM Saturday of show week at the office, 1 PM to 2 PM on Sunday near the Arts & Crafts Building, and the next Sunday, August 21, from 1 PM to 2 PM at the office. CHECKS WILL NOT BE MAILED AND WILL NOT BE RE-ISSUED. CHECKS MUST BE CASHED BY SEPTEMBER 30. THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER PREMIUMS BASED ON AVAILABLE FUNDS.

NOTICE
Butler Farm Show, Inc., is a non-profit corporation, organized and operated for the benefit of western PA. All exhibitors, patrons, guests, and the general public are urged to exercise reasonable precautions for the safety of all persons and property on the show grounds. BUTLER FARM SHOW, INC., will not be responsible for loss, injury, or damage to persons or property.

OPENING THE FARM SHOW IN 2022
The BUTLER FARM SHOW is constantly monitoring guidelines and plans to conduct a safe event for everyone to enjoy in 2022. These guidelines are supplied by the following agencies and organizations: the Office of the Governor, the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the Center for Disease Control, the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs (PSACF) and the Pennsylvania State Showmen’s Association (PSSA).

For up-to-date information and the required guidelines, please visit our website and/or Facebook page closer to the event.
Please remember these important facts:

  • COVID-19 Exposure is an inherent risk in any public locations where people are present. Guests should only attend after evaluating their own health risks.
  • Your participation or attendance at the Butler Farm Show constitutes your understanding of these risks and your willingness to undertake the risk of exposure.
  • The Butler Farm Show cannot guarantee you will not be exposed during your visit.
  • Please be considerate of others around you and follow all COVID-19 safety protocols that may be in place at the time of the event.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION AND UNDERSTANDING DURING THIS TIME.

AUCTIONS
Have you ever attended a real, live auction? Here are 3 chances to enjoy a bidding sale.

  • BAKED GOODS AUCTION – MONDAY, AUGUST 8, AT 7:00 PM in the Dairy Pavilion
    BUY THE BEST THAT BUTLER COUNTY BRINGS!
  • CHEESE AUCTION – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, AT 8:00 PM in the Dairy Pavilion
    CHOICE CHEESE FROM CONTENTED COWS!
  • ANNUAL JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SALE – THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, AT 6:00 PM (Opening Ceremonies start at 5:30) in the Livestock Barn
    FEED YOUR FAMILY; FILL YOUR FREEZER!