What's New at the Schuylkill County Fair This Year
Exhibit Classes – vegetable classes, youth classes, needle craft classes, food classes.
Amusement Ride Company - Goodtimes Amusements LLC of Hellertown, PA will be the new midway amusement ride company. Goodtime Amusements was established in 1988. They are a family run business, which provides amusement services to various non-profit organizations. Operating solely in the eastern portion of Pennsylvania Goodtime provides their sponsors with up to 20 rides along with food and game concessions. Goodtimes will be featuring three new rides at the Fair this year.
Side by Side Diesel Truck Drag Racing – Monday, July 27 in conjunction with Diesel Truck Pulls on track.
Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Series – Semi-Trucks/466 Hot Farm Tractors – in conjunction with Gas Truck Pulls on tract
Tuesday, July 28
Interactive Demonstrations – Good bugs/Bad bugs; Tree Cookies; Therapy Dogs, Honey Princess; Threshing; and “Woods in Your Backyard”
Bear Creek Island Activities – activities and demonstrations on the island highlighting fly casting, crossbow, fish identification and India lore.
Contests – “Schuylkill Grown” Cooking Contest, Chili Cook Off,
Challenges- Frozen T-shirt, cup Cake Challenge, Toilet Paper challenge
Horse Judging Contest and Night Horse Show
ID ME Child ID Program – Returning as part of a valued service. Sheriff’s Department of Schuylkill County providing service to the community.
Tuscarora RC Flying Club – Returning by popular demand. Exhibiting and demonstrating RC airplanes.
Harvest the Fun
July 27 –August 1, 2015
Youth/Celebrity Obstacle Contest - Well know celebrities from various professions from all over the County of Schuylkill have accepted the challenge to participate in this contest. Mentored by 4-H and FFA livestock exhibitors the Celebrities will have to guide a livestock animal through and around various objects.
Celebrity Tractor Pull - Returning by popular demand. Pushing that throttle forward with all you might is what it is going to take for Schuylkill County natives to participate in the Celebrity Tractor Pull. Who has the nerve to push the machines to the limit?
Hogway Speedway – racing pigs, ducks and goats
Peggy Hentz - Red Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation Center serving the wildlife of our community since 1991
Farming for the Day (Expanded) – several new Ag learning stations was added to the ever changing small children learning center.
Ag Detective (Expanded) – the Ag Detective program has added four new ways to be a Detective of Agriculture on the Fairgrounds.
Schuylkill Talent Showcase - Art in Motion Studio; Vivian’s Dance Studio; Tammy Wapinsky
Schuylkill ShowStoppers – Monday, July 27
Twitty Fever Band – Tuesday, July 28
Jesse Wade Gang – Wednesday, July 29 - Outlaws of country performing for over 25 years.
Sapphire – Thursday, July 30
Chad Reinert – Friday, July 31 (Pre-show)
Bucky Covington – Friday, July 31
Ryan Pelton – Saturday, August 1