Richland County Fair & Rodeo Has An Extravaganza Of Entertainers For 2023


April 26, 2023 | View PDF

Kip Moore will be headlining the Saturday night concert at this year's Richland County Fair & Rodeo. (Photo by PJ Brown)

Get ready to be entertained at the 2023 Richland County Fair & Rodeo, happening Aug. 2-5.

Country artist Kip Moore will be headlining this year's concert on Saturday night. He recently released two new singles and his album "Damn Love" will drop April 28.

The Richland County Fair & Rodeo is still waiting to announce the opening act, but, according to Pam Shelmidine, fair manager, they have scheduled a 'young, up and coming opener'.

Of course, there will be rodeos Thursday and Friday nights, with Friday being 'Tough Enough to Wear Pink' in which attendants will wear pink to show their support and raise funds for cancer awareness.

Wednesday Aug. 2 406 FMX will be wowing the crowd with their freestyle motocross show in the arena and tickets are just $15. It will be 90 minutes of adrenaline as the crowd watches motorcycle jumps, snowmobile jumps, and a back-flipping UTV.

"It really should be an awesome show," said Shelmidine of the Montana based 406 FMX entertainers. "It is always great to get local talent to showcase in our arena."

Free entertainment will be held every day with a rotating schedule that will be posted on the Richland County Fair & Rodeo website and Facebook page in June.

Strolling acts include Pippi the Clown and Buster the Baby T-Rex. Buster and his handler will be roaming around the fairgrounds for an hour at a time, three times a day.

Additionally, there will be The Magic Bean, which is an agricultural education show for kids, explaining to them in fun fashion how a little bean seed becomes food on the table. There will also be a pedal tractor pull for the kids that will happen three times each day of the fair. These acts will be set up in the grassy area behind the fair office and there will be signs set up to make sure everyone knows where to go to take in these fun events.

Don't forget to swing into the carnival and check out the more than 100 vendors that will be set up in and outside the Event Center. Get your grub on for a good cause and sample some delicious fair food while supporting a variety of nonprofits that raise a bulk of funds for their organizations feeding hungry fair-goers. And remember the reason for this particular season is to showcase some of Richland County's finest via awesome fair exhibits. Baking, photography, sewing, seed pictures, school exhibits, 4 H exhibits and so much more will be proudly displayed. The 4 H schedule will be available on the fair website by the end of the week. Fair buttons, concert tickets and rodeo tickets will be available May 30 at the fair office; buttons will also be available at local banks.

Get geared up for Stars, Stipes, & Summer Nights at the Richland County Fair & Rodeo!


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