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Big Butler Fair Starts July 1

The Fair Gates open at 9 AM. The Big Butler Fair is the largest in western Pennsylvania and is considered by many to be the best. People travel from all around to enjoy truck pulls, demolition derbies, concerts, midway games, food, and amusements. The Fair runs from July 1 thru July 9th, 2022

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July 1 @ 6:00 pm

Weigh-In Market Animals

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Big Butler Fair Bike Night

 Featured July 1 @ 7:00 pm

Bike Night 1

Grandstand

Whether you’re a diehard or just a casual rider, we want you to stop by for a night of food & fun to share your passion for motorcycle riding. Check out the cool chrome work on your neighbor’s Hog. Admire the custom paint jobs on one-of-a-kind bikes. Trade war stories of insane trips you’ve taken.…

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Big Butler Fair Event The Redlines

 Featured July 1 @ 7:00 pm

The Redlines

Grandstand

Hailing from just north of Pittsburgh, PA, The Redlines have taken personal influences and past experience to create their own distinct blend of classic rock & roll with hints of 60’s soul, 70’s punk, and 80’s heartland rock mixed with a touch of power-pop and garage rock. Led by singer and guitarist, Brian Seese, the…

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Big Butler Fair Event The Clarks

 Featured July 1 @ 8:00 pm

The Clarks

Grandstand

Come down to the Big Butler Fair for a FREE premier special concert featuring The Clarks. Come early to enjoy the fair and to get the best seats. The Clarks… You know them, you love them. The Clarks are a homegrown Pittsburgh rock band who have stayed together for 20+ years. The Clarks, made up…

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 2 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

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July 2 @ 9:00 am

Judging Home Ec, 4-H & Vocational Plants, Flowers, Farm & Garden Fancy Work

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July 2 @ 9:00 am

Judging Poultry

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 2 @ 1:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

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July 2 @ 4:00 pm

Judging Junior Beef Showmanship, followed by Junior Beef Breed Show

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July 2 @ 6:00 pm

Judging Junior Market Steers

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Big Butler Fair Bull Ride Mania

July 2 @ 7:00 pm

Bull Ride Mania

Have you ever wondered what makes someone want to run with the bulls in Spain? There, it may be tradition. But why on Earth would someone ride a bull in the states?! It could be madness, but spectators and thrill seekers alike have discovered a new adrenaline rush, with the Dave Martin Bull Ride Mania.…

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July 2 @ 8:00 pm

Butler Fair Barnyard Olympics

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 3 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

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July 3 @ 9:00 am

Judging Open & Junior Rabbits

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July 3 @ 9:00 am

Judging Junior Goat Showmanship

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July 3 @ 9:00 am

Open & Junior Dairy Goats

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July 3 @ 9:00 am

Market Goats

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July 3 @ 9:00 am

Open & Junior Boer Goats

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Big Butler Fair Antique Tractor Pull

July 3 @ 10:00 am

Antique Tractor Pull

Grandstand

Conducted by WPTTP INC. 3500 4500 5500 6500 7500 8500 9500 Tough Farm Light Heavy Weight National Antique Tractor Puller Rules Apply Division IITicketsFireworks

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July 3 @ 10:00 am

Big Butler Fair Drive In Show – Draft Horses

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 3 @ 1:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

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July 3 @ 1:00 pm

Exhibition Barrels

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July 3 @ 2:30 pm

Jackpot Game Show – Horse & Ponies

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July 3 @ 6:00 pm

Shepherd’s Lead Line

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Big Butler Fair School Bus Demolition Derby

July 3 @ 7:00 pm

School Bus Demolition Derby

Grandstand

The wheels on the bus roll down the track…at least they might during our intense bus demolition! Join us for the time of your life at the Big Butler Fair School Bus Demolition. Nothing can compare to the sights and sounds of smashing, crashing and bashing school buses. Sparks will fly and smoke will fill…

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 4 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

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July 4 @ 9:00 am

Alpaca Show

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July 4 @ 9:00 am

Junior Horse & Pony Show

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July 4 @ 10:00 am

Judging Antique Farm Machinery

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 4 @ 3:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

MON4

July 4 @ 4:00 pm

Judging Junior Sheep Showmanship followed by Junior Sheep Breed Show

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July 4 @ 6:00 pm

Judging Junior Market Lambs

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Big Butler Fair Giant Auto Demolition Derby

July 4 @ 7:00 pm

Giant Auto Demolition Derby

Grandstand

Experience chaos. Experience the Giant Auto Demolition at the Big Butler Fair. Join us for a night of adventure and a display of fearlessness. As the green flag signals the start, the spontaneous roar of un-mufflered, dilapidated automobiles rings out. You’d swear you were in freeway rush hour and or passing herds of stampeding elephants…

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Big Butler Fair Fireworks

 Featured July 4 @ 8:00 pm

Fireworks

Grandstand

Starfire Corporation, from St. Benedict PA, has been providing action packed productions across the Nation on some of the World’s Biggest Stages for 50 years. Starfire is thrilled to be part of the magic at the Big Butler Fair and can’t wait for you to see this year’s show!What would the Fourth of July be…

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 5 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Judging Haflinger/Draft Pony Halter followed by Draft Horse Youth Show

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Judging Light Horse & Pony

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Light Horse Halter Classes

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Jackpot Showmanship

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Pony Halter Classes

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Jackpot Pleasure

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Jackpot Mini Horse Show

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July 5 @ 9:00 am

Jackpot Trail

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 5 @ 3:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

TUE5

The Big Butler Fair Events

July 5 @ 6:30 pm

Kids Caravan Parade

Roenigk Cattle Area

Child must be within 18 months – 6 years of age. One entry blank and $3.00 fee must be enclosed for each entry. Entries limited to first 50 in each class. Each entry must display assigned entry number during parade. Each entry must designate class for competition on form. Live animals, motorized vehicles and live…

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Big Butler Fair Figure 8 Races & Truck Demolition Derby

July 5 @ 7:00 pm

Figure 8 Races & Truck Demolition Derby

Grandstand

This years Pick Up Truck Demolition Derby will also feature figure 8 racing.TicketsFireworks

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 6 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

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July 6 @ 9:00 am

Judging Draft Horse Halter

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July 6 @ 9:00 am

Judging Open Market Lambs, followed by Open Sheep Breed Show

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July 6 @ 9:00 am

Judging Rabbit Showmanship

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July 6 @ 10:00 am

Judging Open & Junior Dairy

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 6 @ 3:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

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July 6 @ 4:00 pm

Meet the “Agricultural Commodity Queens of the County”

Livestock Pavilion

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July 6 @ 4:30 pm

Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger / Draft Pony / Single Hitches

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July 6 @ 6:00 pm

Animal Costume Classes

Roper’s Ring

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July 6 @ 7:00 pm 

Full Pull Truck Pulls – Sanctioned by USA-East Sled Pulling, Inc. – USA-East Series Points

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Big Butler Fair Super Street Gas 4x4 Trucks

July 6 @ 7:00 pm

Truck Pull – Super Street Gas 4×4 Trucks

Grandstand

Big Butler Fair is excited to host the Super Street Gas Truck Pull. Want to see what your typical 4X4 can do? Witness a variety of street-licensed trucks in competition, all vying to complete a full pull and claim victory. Super Street Gas 4X4s are powerful 6300lb machines, with models like 454 Chevrolets, 460 Fords…

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Big Butler Fair Triple Crown Gas 4x4 Trucks

July 6 @ 7:00 pm

Truck Pull – Open Diesel 4×4 Trucks

Grandstand

Diesel power in a pickup truck is a beautiful thing. We can’t wait for the Super Street Diesel Truck Pull at the Big Butler Fair. Which truck do YOU think will take home the championship? Super Street 2.6 Diesel 4X4s kick up the power a few notches, weighing in at 8000lbs and pushing boundaries with…

WED6

July 6 @ 7:00 pm

Judging Junior Dairy Showmanship

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July 6 @ 7:00 pm

Truck Pull – Super Farm / Limited Pro Tractors

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 7 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

THU7

July 7 @ 9:00 am 

The Big Butler Fair Horse Show

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July 7 @ 9:00 am

Judging Open Market Steers followed by Open Beef Breed Show

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July 7 @ 2:00 pm

Youth Awards Committee Meeting

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 7 @ 3:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

THU7

July 7 @ 4:30 pm

Judging Draft Horse / Haflinger / Draft Pony / Multiple Hitches

THU7

July 7 @ 6:00 pm 

Full Pull Truck Pulls – Sanctioned by USA-East Sled Pulling, Inc. – USA-East Series Points

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Big Butler Fair Hot Farm Tractors

July 7 @ 6:00 pm

Truck Pull – Hot Farm Tractors

Grandstand

We love a good old-fashioned tractor pull at the Big Butler Fair! But these aren’t just any tractors…they’re supped-up Hot Farm tractors. Hot Farm tractors are much too powerful to play nicely with other tractors, so instead they’re part of our truck pulling events. These 9500lb tractors look like your average farm tractor from the…

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Big Butler Fair Run What Ya Brung

July 7 @ 6:00 pm

Truck Pull – Run What Ya Brung 4×4 Trucks

Grandstand

Run What Ya Brung is back at Big Butler Fair! As such an extremely open competition class of diesel, gas and alcohol trucks, this is one of the most unpredictable pulling events. Trucks built especially for pulling enter this contest, vying for the chance to complete a 300-foot full pull across our track. Ranging anywhere…

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Big Butler Fair Big Rigs - Modified Semi Truck - Pulling Series

July 7 @ 6:00 pm

Truck Pull – Big Rigs Semi Trucks

Come to Big Butler Fair’s Big Rig Semi Truck Pull to see Big Rig Semi Trucks compete in our USA-East sanctioned pulling event! Big Rigs are strong 20,000lb vehicles, backed by 600+ horsepower engines. The Big Rig event will feature PA Posse Hot Stocks and Off-the-Highway Semis. Trucks will get ONE chance to execute a…

THU7

July 7 @ 7:00 pm

Celebrity Milking Contest

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July 7 @ 8:00 pm

FREE Giant Sundae

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 8 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

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July 8 @ 9:00 am 

The Big Butler Fair Horse Show

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July 8 @ 9:00 am

4-H & FFA Master Showman Contest

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 8 @ 3:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

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July 8 @ 4:00 pm

Colt Jenny Memorial Pony Pull

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 8 @ 5:00 pm

Kid Power Pedal Pulls

Contest is open to any child nine years of age and younger. No fee or equipment is required. Three tractors and 1 sled will be furnished by the Superintendent. Entries accepted at dairy arena. Up to 3 years old 4 years old 5 years old 6 years old 7 years old 8 years old 9…

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Big Butler Fair Dennis Beach Chainsaw Carving

July 8 @ 6:00 pm

Wood Carvings Live Auction – Dennis Beach Wood Carver

Come see National Chainsaw Carving Champion Dennis Beach, an artist who can guarantee a non-stop, chainsaw-screamin’, sawdust-flyin’, scrap wood-zingin’, action-packed, crowd-drawing show!TicketsFireworks

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July 8 @ 7:00 pm

LB Roenigk Memorial Draft Horse Pulls

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Big Butler Fair Mud Bog

July 8 @ 7:00 pm

Mud Bog

35 “and Down DOT Tires- No cuts, No Nitrous 38.5 “and Down DOT Tires- No cuts, No Nitrous Any Tire up to 54″- No Nitrous OPEN- Anything goes Street Open- DOT tires only (must have valid registration, inspection and insurance upon registration and No Nitrous) *DOT-This means street legal tires that are unmodified. A VALID DRIVER’S…

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July 8 @ 7:00 pm

Annual Youth Awards Program

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July 8 @ 8:30 pm

Youth Dance

W.L. Roenigk Sr. Cattle Arena

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The Big Butler Fair Events

July 9 @ 9:00 am 

Fair Opens

The Big Butler Fair gates open at 9:00 am. The Big Butler Fair is the largest agricultural fair in Western PA. The event draws over 100,000 people from across Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York and West Virginia to enjoy 9 days of food, fireworks, carnival rides, games, demolition derbies, concerts, truck pulls and the Y108 Freedom Festival.…

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July 9 @ 11:00 am

Miniature Horse Pulls

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Big Butler Fair Carnival

July 9 @ 1:00 pm 

Carnival Opens

Carnival Area

Carousel, Ferris wheel, chair swing…What do these all have in common? Well, they’re carnival rides, of course! Enjoy the best in carnival rides and state-of-the-art equipment for the ultimate in amusement this year at the Big Butler Fair (presented by Powers Great American Midways)! Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or just want to take a leisurely…

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Big Butler Fair Willie & Froggy Fest

 Featured July 9 @ 7:00 pm

Willie & Froggy Fest

Grandstand

Bring a blanket and some chairs and enjoy the concert! Gates open at 6:00pm. Concerts are FREE with gate admission Free Car Parking Bikers park for $5.00 (on track) and receive free gate admission Coolers allowed No alcohol permitted No glass bottles Chairs allowed Blankets allowed No alcoholic beverages will be sold during grandstand events…

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Big Butler Fair Bike Night 2

 Featured July 9 @ 7:00 pm

Bike Night 2

Grandstand

Do you drive a Hog (or a Honda, Suzuki, Triumph…)? Do you live in leather? Good news—Big Butler Fair is hosting Freedom Bike Night during this year’s Willie & Froggie Fest! Bike Night II is all about motorcycle pride, love for America and music! Enjoy some terrific country music and make a party of it…

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Big Butler Fair Event Chase Bryant

 Featured July 9 @ 7:00 pm

Chase Bryant

Grandstand

“This is my shot at redemption,” says Chase Bryant. “This is the second chance I never thought I’d have.” In fact, by all objective measures, Chase Bryant shouldn’t be here right now, and yet he’s never sounded more alive, more vital, more himself than he does on his extraordinary new album, ‘Upbringing.’ Recorded in the…

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Big Butler Fair Event Melissa Quinn Fox

 Featured July 9 @ 7:00 pm

Melissa Quinn Fox

Grandstand

Country/Americana songstress Melissa Quinn Fox is known best for her story driven songs, unique vocal tone, and captivating live performances. Reviews have described Melissa’s vocals as “ Gritty, gorgeous, and a sound all her own. Since 2021 the hard working musician has released 7 well received singles, was featured on the radio in the Pittsburgh…

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Big Butler Fair Event Arbor North

 Featured July 9 @ 7:00 pm

Arbor North

Grandstand

With northern grit and southern charm, Arbor North was the result of a divine appointment – decades in the making – that just happened to occur in the right place at exactly the right time. Michael Boris (of the former country trio, Lockeland) met country artist, AC Jones at a music industry event in Nashville.

Sharon St.Clair
Sharon St.Clairhttps://cranberrytownshiplife.com
Sharon St. Clair is a real estate professional who is also a licensed attorney and Co-Founder of a national award-winning inspection company for business excellence and innovation. Sharon and her team serve Allegheny County and the surrounding areas.
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