Frequently Asked Questions

Fair Dates

This years fair will be held on October 28-30, 2021.

Carnival rides starting on October 27 at the Black River Coliseum parking lot.

Fair Hours

Admission Pricing:

Thursday, October 28 - $5.00, under 10 Free

Friday, October 29 - $10.00, under 10 Free.  This includes entry into the Truck and Tractor Pull and the Rodeo.

Saturday, October 30 - $10, under 10 Free. This includes entry into the Demo Derby. Butler County BBQ Wars open to the public free of charge until 4pm. 

Pricing for the carnival is separate. Arm bands will be available each night.

Fair Sponsorship

Become a Fair Sponsor!
Reach out to Fair President, Jack for more information at 573.718.0588 or by email at

Little Mister & Miss Butler County Fair Pageant Rules/Pricing

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Registration is $70 (cash only) 
Includes: Most Beautiful, prettiest hair, eyes, smile and photogenic

Extras :
Over All Queen$10

Registration and Doors open 1:30PM at the Black River Coliseum.  Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your event.  

Pageant begins at 2:00PM.

Casual for All Boys and Girls (0-7 years)
Pageant Wear for All Girls (8 years and up)

How do I become a vendor?

Fill out our vendor form, include fee and return to P.O. Box 62, Poplar Bluff, MO 63902

Are strollers & wheel chairs allowed?

Absolutely! Please be mindful that this event is located outdoors at the fairgrounds, and grounds may be uneven. 

Are alcoholic beverages allowed?

No outside food or drinks are allowed. We have many food vendors and a beer tent for all your food and drink needs.