Fair Schedule

96th Putnam County Fair Theme

"Welcome to Grand Ma's Barnyard"

Featuring 6 volunteers
12 outstanding young people
Involved in Agriculture and Family &
Consumer Sciences


 Farm Animal of the Day 

Expanded “Grand Ma’s Barnyard” 

Master Gardeners’ Exhibit 


Corn Hole Tournament 

Greased Pig 

Catching Contest 

Live Judging 

Working Blacksmith 


Antique Engine & Tractor and Exhibition 


Great fair food 

Exhibits galore 

More than 50 commercial exhibitors. 

Pre-Fair Events

Saturday, July 23

Putnam County Fairgrounds 

10a Draft Horse & Mule Show – Main Arena 

6p Team Roping Jackpot – East Arena

Saturday, July 30

Putnam County Fairgrounds 

9a Dairy Goat Show

9a Middle Tennessee Jr. Rodeo

5p Open Walking Horse Show – Main Arena

Cookeville Community Center 

11a All Fairest of the Fair Pageants

J.R. Smith - the Voice of the Fair

Wednesday, August 3

6:30p Media Night (by invitation only)

 6:30p Quilt Exhibition-Cultural Arts Bldg

96th Putnam County Fair August 4 - 13, 2022

Thursday, August 4

2p – 7p Poultry and Rabbits Entry Day 

5p Quilt Exhibition – Cultural Arts Bldg 

7p Lone Star Rodeo-Main Arena 

Friday, August 5

5p Quilt Exhibition-Cultural Arts Bldg 

5p Open Hog Show-Big Barn 

7p Lone Star Rodeo-Main Arena 

Saturday, August 6

9a Open Western Horse Show-Main Arena 

4p Open Goat Show-Big Barn 

7:30p Monster Trucks-Main Arena 

Sunday, August 7

9a Pacesetter’s Day (by invitation only) 

1p Open Sheep Show-Big Barn 

6p Demolition Derby-Main Arena 

Monday, August 8

6:30p Wild Horse & Mule Show-East Arena 

7p Concert – The Glorylanders and the Asters-Main Arena

Tuesday, August 9

9a Special Children’s Day (by Invitation only) 

6:30p 4-H & Youth Horse Show-East Arena 

6p Open Dairy Show-Big Barn 

5p Motorcycle Practice-Main Arena 

6p Motorcycle Races-Main Arena 

Wednesday, August 10

Sp Motorcycle Practice-Main Arena 

6p Motorcycle Races-Main Arena

Thursday, August 11

6:30p Putnam County Horse Show-Main Arena 

Friday, August 12

7p Truck and Tractor Pull-Main Arena 

Saturday, August 13

9:00a-2p Antique Tractor Pull-Main Arena 

10a Herding Dogs Exhibition-East Arena 

4p Open Beef Show-Big Barn 

7p Demolition Derby-Main Arena 

Roving Acts

Herding Dogs

Balloon animals for the kids


Magician Nick Roberts. 

Events subject to change without notice.

We cannot control the weather
therefore, we do not give rain checks and refunds
when Mother Nature interferes with our events.