The Bates County Fair Parade hits the Butler square at 5:00 July 5th .
Those participating in the parade should arrive at the entrance to the Fairgrounds prior to leaving for the square. 4:00 pm is line-up time.
Floats, decorated bikes or ATV’s, wagons, saddle clubs, decorated horses, churches, and organizations. Remember the theme is “50 years and still going strong”
After the parade head to the fairgrounds for the traditional “ Bash”
where you will find food booths, drinks, and desserts for sale. Bring a
lawn chair and stay for the Pee Wee Livestock Show and the Dodge Ball
Tournament. If you would like to participate in the Parade, sign up at the
Bates County Fairgrounds by 4 pm prior to leaving for the square.
That’s the 2022 Bates County Fair, July 5th through July 10th.