Hunt County Fair


Hunt County Agrilife Extension Agent Sarah Latham says creative arts exhibits are due to be submitted for the Hunt County Fair this Wednesday (April 12) from 3-7 p.m. in the Creative Arts Building of the Fairgrounds.  The Fair takes place from April 20-April 29 on FM 1570 in Greenville.   Sarah says the Fair is in need of volunteers, including judges.


Sarah Latham, Hunt County Agrilife extension agent, says the Hunt County Fair on FM 1570 in Greenville will open Friday (April 20th) and continue through Sunday, April 30.  It's the 50th Hunt County Fair of the modern era.  Musical attractions this year include Wade Bowen and the Bellamy Brothers.

Sarah Latham, Hunt County Agrilife Extension agent, says the Hunt County Fair begins Friday, Aprill 22 and continues through Sunday, May 1.  Sarah says, as part of the "Country Living Expo, a Hunt County Alliance for Economic Development project, Hunt County businesses and other organizations can have a free informational table for an evening  at the fair.

Carol Taylor, chairman of the Hunt County Historical Commission, says horse racing was once a big-time attraction at the original Hunt County Fair in Greenville, with top horses coming to the fair racetrack from all over the country.

Hunt County Master Gardener Stephanie Suesan Smith tells us that the Master Gardeners will accept entries in the annual horticulture contest at the Hunt County Fair from 4-6 p.m.

County fair gets eariler start

Mar 31, 2014
Hunt County /

The gates to the annual Hunt County Fair will be swinging open earlier this year.

After years of being held during the month of June, the 2014 Hunt County Fair and Livestock Show, presented by Innovation First, kicks off April 25 and continues through May 4.

With the theme of “Building New Traditions For a Brilliant Future”, tickets will be $8 for adults and $4 for kids. All week passes are $30 for adults and $20 for kids.

The carnival rides are being provided by Happy World and there will be armband specials each night of the Fair.

Hunt County Agrilife Extension

Hunt County Agrilife Extension agent Mary Sue Cole says the Hunt County Fair will start this year on April 25 and run through May 3.  In recent years, the fair has opened in June, after opening in August for many years. Mary Sue says creative arts entries are due April 14.

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KETR wants your county fair photos - selected pictures will be published in an online gallery later this month.