The Barton County Fair is the place to be for a great time! From carnival rides to live music to delicious food, there is something for everyone. Wristbands available on the fair grounds each evening from 6 PM to 10 PM for $30.
$4 for single tickets
$35 for a family pack of 10 tickets
$100 for the super saver pack of 30 tickets
Please note: The Freak Out takes two tickets per person to ride or a wristband AND one ticket.
All other rides take one ticket per person to ride.
Come see us at the fair East of Expo I (Gelly ball is much like miniature paintball only using orbeez) Challenge your friends in a friendly competition. Friday SPECIAL 5 pm to 7 pm $2 per round Starting at 7 pm to close (11 pm) Friday 1 wrist band is $20 and it lasts until close Saturday 4- H kids Special from noon till 2 unlimited play $10
Belt Sander racing is not only real but growing in popularity. The sport works like a miniature drag race. Two or more competitors line up belt sanders along parallel tracks before receiving the signal to go. Whoever finishes first wins. Races Begin 7:00pm Sign up using the link below.
Saturday, July 8th Check-in at 7:00 am at SRCA Concession Area $15.00 Adults, Children 12 and under run free. Shirts are available to order until June 30th for $10 Click to sign up
SATURDAY July 8th, 2023 8 Weight Classes • National Rules • $20 per Hook Click the link for more info.
Saturday, July 8 Expo III Aarons Repair Arena Sign up - 12:30 pm Event Starts - 1:00 pm Limited number of riders Weight Limit of 60 pounds Mutton Bustin', is where aspiring young cowboys and cowgirls get eight seconds of fame by busting out of the chutes aboard a sheep.
July 8th @ 3pm Motorcycle Dirt Drag Races Brought to you by Bikers for Christ M/M Registration @ 1pm
Saturday, July 8th at 5:00 pm Event will start at the Barton County Fair @ Expo Complex Line up begins at 4:30 pm just east of the EXPO I building (follow signs) No Pre Registration required No Registration Fee THE ROUTE Participants will travel through Barton County visiting Great Bend, Hoisington, Olmitz and rural area’s on the tour. There will be 5 stops along the route to pick up poker chips whose value will be disclosed at the end of the cruise. Approximate travel time: 1 hour 15 min.
Saturday, July 8 Expo II Building Registration - 5:30pm Pull Starts - 6:00 pm 9 age groups Top 3 qualifying for state pull off. Adult Team pull begins directly after kids pull
**This is a double elimination tournament, each team is guaranteed to play two rounds. You may bring your own bags or you can use house bags. So come high five your friends and throw some bags! Click the link to sign up.
Sunday, July 9th Event Starts - 1:00 pm Six business professionals, community leaders will compete to show off their skills (or lack of) of showing a pig at the fair. Competitors will be biding for a large ribbon and bragging rights to who is the better handler of the bacon. Come see the fun and be part of this event. Guaranteed to have squeal appeal. Click the link to see who's competing!
Activities you can do at home while waiting for the fair to arrive!
See you on the grounds again soon!
A huge thank you to all who helped us continue to keep the tradition going.
Barton County / Bauer, Pike, Bauer, Wary and Carroll, LLC / C & E Doors / City of Great Bend / Farmers Bank & Trust / First Kansas Bank / Great Bend Appliance / Hammeke Electric / Heartland
Community Church / KanEquip / Miller Lawns / Nicholson-Ricke Funeral Home / Peoples Bank &
Trust / Pizza Hut / Pryor Automatic Fire Sprinkler / Rafter Lazy Eight Hauling LLC / Rosencrantz-Bemis / Smith Supply / Silverado Electric / The University of Kansas Health System / Thill Printing / Troy's Color Clinic
American Plains Coop / Applebee’s / Barton County Farm Bureau Assoc. / Best Western Angus Inn / Central Power Systems / Cross Winds of Kansas Bikers Church / CUNA Mutual Group / Eldridge Fencing / Everything Under the Son / G & H Insurance / Gottschalk Equipment Sales / Fellowship of Faith Bible Study / Harper
Camperland / Curtis & Kathleen Hitchmann / JOMAX Construction / Kansas Soybean Commission / Livestock Services, Inc. / Mark’s Custom Signs / Murphy Tractor & Equipment / Murphy Truck Repair / Northview Nursery / Odin Store / Orscheln / Plains State Bank / Rae Insurance-Mike Carlson / Schroeder Homes & Remodeling / SRCA / Stone Waste Mgt, Inc. / Thunder Roustabout and Trucking / Tractor Supply / Washington Companies
A-One Automotive / Aaron’s Sales and Leases / Ag Credit / B & B Auction / Bartlett Grain Company / Besthorn Oil / Joyce Besthorn Memorial / CHS Truck Dispatch Call Center / Clarke Well & Equipment / Comfort Pro Inc. / Countryside Vet /
Damm Pipe Testing / Edward Jones-Jim Vopat / El-Bar Farms / Faith Community Church / Farm Bureau Financial Service / Farmers Insurance Group–Matthew DeLong / Feist Construction / Francis Financial Services, Inc. / Full Circle Inspection
Great Bend Chamber of Commerce / Great Bend Redi-Mix, Inc / Great Bend Tribune / Haberman Lawn Care / Heartland Ag / Identifications Co. / Jacob’s Sales & Services / Kansas Fishing Tool / L & M Contractors / Lang Diesel / Mayo Money Management / Mitchell's Bakery / Moeder Oil Co. Inc. / P & S Electric / P & S Security / R & R Roofing Co. / Rainmaker Sprinkler Systems / Shelter Insurance–Chris Ramsey / South 281 Custom Upholstery / Spectrum CPA Partners LLC / Stafford County Flour Mills / Steel Builders Construction Inc. / Stone Sand Co. Inc. / Suchy Construction / Sutherlands / The 10 th Street Eyecare Center / Troy’s Color Clinic / Thier Electric LLC / Tony's Aerial Spraying, Inc. / United Ag Services / Unruh Brothers Waste LLC / Werth Plumbing, Heating & Air