Bates County Fair Parade Line-up Information

The traditional Bates County Fair Parade has a few changes you will want to remember. First it’s the date, this year the parade will on Saturday, July 10th at 5 pm.  If you are participating in the parade, lineup will be at 4:30 at the very latest at the entrance of the Bates County Fairgrounds.
The parade will leave for the square at 5:00 pm.
The parade route will travel down Nursery to Dakota, past the Public Library to Fort Scott past Casey’s General Store to Ohio and pass by American Family Insurance and Mattress plus, go around the square counter clockwise, then back to the Fairgrounds.  The Bates County Fair Parade will be held Saturday afternoon July 10th at 5:00 pm. Followed by the Horse and Mule Show and Halter classes, and the Demolition Derby on the Bates County Fairgrounds at 7:00 pm. We hope you enjoy the Bates County Fair.  

This Bates County Fair information is provided by the following businesses or individuals that support the fair through the platinum sponsorship level. Their contributions provide funds for the annual expenses of the Bates County Fair. Remember to thank the following local businesses or individuals that are providing this information.

Woodward Meats

West Central Agri Services

Wainscott Farms

Thrivent Financial

Studio M