June 17, 2021
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Yes, there will be llamas: Douglas County Fair to return

After a muted year in 2020, the Douglas County Fair will return in full force this July. Yes, there will be a llama show. And a demolition derby.

Attendees can look forward to many annual favorites when events start up, beginning with a few events from July 17 – 20 and kicking into full gear Saturday, July 24 through Sunday, Aug. 1, according to the online schedule.

A couple of fun features include the petting zoo, from 1-10 p.m., and pony rides, 4-10 p.m., Wednesday through Friday, July 28-30. Both will also run from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 31 and Aug. 1. Moore’s Greater Shows Carnival will run from 6-11 p.m. Wednesday, July 28 through Sunday, Aug. 1, and Thursday is family night.


Musical performances scheduled include Rich Johnson and After Midnight, Kenny Gambler Band, Quite Frankley, and Roni Ward Band.

Find all of that and a lot more on the fair’s website, dgcountyfair.com.

Here are some more highlights and crowd favorites:

• Saturday, July 17: 4-H Hand Pet & Cat Show; 4-H Dog Show

• Saturday, July 24: Open Horse Show

• Sunday, July 25: Horse Show

• Tuesday, July 27: Touch a Truck

• Wednesday, July 28: Llama show

• Friday, July 30: Demolition derby

• Saturday, July 31: Turtle show

Jeremy Mullis The 2018 Douglas County Fair is pictured.
Diana Edmiston / run-sew-read.com/ Fashionable sheep don trenchcoats in this photo from the 2018 Douglas County Fair.
Jeff Struve Zachary Berg and Cleo Struve, of the Kanwaka 4-H Club, and chickens Matilda and Freckles, are pictured at the 2019 Douglas County Fair.
Jeff Struve Maisy Struve, of the Kanwaka 4-H Club, holds rooster Mumford at the 2019 Douglas County Fair.
Elizabeth Carter A cow is pictured during the 2019 Douglas County Fair.
Elizabeth Carter A chicken is pictured during the 2019 Douglas County Fair.

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