Sept. 1-9, 2017 - NOW OPENING ON FRI., Sept. 1

69 more days until the Eastern Idaho State Fair

Other Daytime Events

Horse Hitches–FREE

Monday, 9/4/17 – Saturday, 9/9/17

9:00 am, Infield

Hitches are presented to the judges while making laps around the track. Judges observe the conformation of the horses as well as the horses’ manner of going. There are various classes for unbraided and braided carts, including classes for youth, ladies, and men. For guidelines and entry information, go to the Hitches page.


Team Penning, Branding, & Sorting–FREE

Tuesday, 9/5/17

8:00 am, Main Grandstand

Evolved from common ranch work, Team Penning, Branding, and Sorting is a fast-paced event. Teamwork is key as the riders on horseback work against the clock. For guidelines and entry information, go to the Team Penning, Branding, and Sorting page.


Horse Pulling–FREE

Wednesday, 9/6/17

1:00 pm, Main Grandstand

“I bet my horse can pull more than yours can.” Watch as horses pull a stone-boat or weighted sled until they get stuck. The beginning weights are started at Lights 3,000 lbs, Middles 3,500 lbs, and Heavy 4,000 lbs. For guidelines and entry information, go to the Horse Pulling page.


Barrel Racing–FREE

Wednesday, 9/6/17

8:00 am, Main Grandstand

Watch cowgirls & cowboys compete in the arena against each other and the clock. The riders enter the arena at full speed, quickly rounding each of the 3 barrels in a cloverleaf pattern and then exiting where they entered. Leaving the barrels standing and ripping through the course is every barrel racers goal. For guidelines and entry information, go to the Barrel Racing page.



Thanks to our Daytime Grandstand  Events Sponsor, Portneuf Medical Center, these Daytime Grandstand Events are FREE to attend with paid Fair Gate Admission.