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Youth Expo

(ûth ek’spô): Achievements and creations of children from Kindergarten to High School


If you can make it…you can enter it! The sky is the limit. Bring your paintings, crayon drawings, sewn or quilted items, crafts, photography, wood projects, etc. to the Youth Expo and join the fair family. Use your imagination. It’s fun to see your items displayed when you visit the fair.

Entry Guides

Entry Dates

4-H & Grange Dates

  • Arts & Crafts, Clothing, Preserved Foods, Literature, Fine Art, Mechanical Science, Miscellaneous Projects, and Natural Resources:
    • Thursday, July 27, 12:00PM – 7:00PM
    • Friday, July 28, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
    • Saturday, July 29, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Table Setting Setup: Saturday – Saturday, July 29, 10:00AM – 4:00PM

Youth 2023 Days/Dates

Drop-off Dates:
  • Crafts, Fine Arts A, Fine Arts B, Sewn Items, Creative Writing, Legos/K’nex, Photography, and Special Exhibits:
    • Thursday, July 27, 12:00PM – 7:00PM
    • Friday, July 28, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
    • Saturday, July 29, 10:00AM – 5:00PM
  • Table Setting Set-Up: Saturday, July 29, 2023, 10:00AM – 4:00PM (see Entry Guide for details)
  • Glue A Shoe Drop Off:
    • Wednesday, August 2, 2023
    • Wednesday, August 9, 2023 (see Entry Guide for details)

PLEASE NOTE: Youth Hobbies, Models & Collections are ONLY accepted on specific dates in the Gem & Mineral Building. Dates, TBA.

Volunteer Opportunities

Before the Fair opens – join us for fun and friendship as we clean, take in entries, judge, and display everything that has been entered. Any time you can spare is welcomed. Opportunities will be available (2023 dates are impending.) Opportunities are available for runners, clerks, and judges. During the Fair – We can always use help hosting in the building. Shifts are 4 hours throughout the duration of the fair.


Peggy Kroener

Department contact: [email protected].


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