The 2024 Cedar County Fair

Open Exhibits

During the fair our iconic Floral Hall showcases amazing exhibits from our very talented county residents. 

Open Exhibit Floral Hall Schedule

Entries Released On: Sunday, July 14th 2-4pm

Monday, July 8th

       Noon – 4:00 PM Entries accepted from the following:

  • Photography Open & Junior Class
  • Textiles & Hand Work Open & Junior Class
  • Arts & Crafts Open & Junior Class
  • Welding Open & Junior Class
  • Woodworking Open & Junior Class
  • Robotics Open & Junior Class

Tuesday, July 9th

8:00 AM – Noon Entry Welding Open & Junior Class (Judging 2:00 PM)

8:00 AM – Noon Entry Woodworking Open & Junior Class (Judging 3:00 PM)

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Entry Textiles & Sewing & Handwork Open & Junior Class (Judging 4:00 PM)

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Entry Photography Open & Junior Class (Judging 5:00 PM)

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM Entry Arts & Crafts Open & Junior Class (Judging 6:00 PM)

Noon – 4:00 PM Entry Culinary/Baked Goods & Canned Goods Open & Junior Class

Noon – 4:00 PM Entry Agriculture Open & Junior Class

Noon – 4:00 PM Entry Robotics Open & Junior Class

2:00 PM Welding Judging

3:00 PM Woodworking Judging

 

Wednesday, July 10th

       Hours:  7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

7:00 AM – 9 AM Entry Robotics Open & Junior Class (Judging 11:00 AM)

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Entry Agriculture Open & Junior Class (Judging 1:00 PM)

7:00 AM – Noon Entry Specialty Classes: Window Box, & Grandma’s Basket (Judging 12:30 PM)

7:00 AM – 1:00 PM Entry Culinary Baked Goods & Canned Goods Open & Junior Class (Judging 2:00 PM)

7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Entry Antiques Open Class (Judging Thursday 1:00 PM)

10:00 AM -Demonstration by Sarah from the Cedar County Conservation Office

11:00 AM Robotics Open & Junior Class Judging

Noon – 5:00 PM Entry Queen’s Cake Open & Junior Class; Ugly Cake Open & Junior Class

12:30 Specialty Classes: Window Box, & Grandma’s Love Basket Judging

1:00 PM Agriculture Open & Junior Class Judging

2:00 PM Culinary Baked Goods & Canned Goods Open & Junior Class Judging

Bake Sale to begin right after Judging until gone (These items are from the exhibitors)

Thursday, July 11th **Church Day**

Hours:  7:00 AM – 7:00 PM 

7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Entry Queen’s Cake Open & Junior Class (Judging 10:00 AM by Queen & Court)

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Entry Antiques Open Class (Judging 1:00 PM) Sponsored by Antiques & Oddities

7:00 AM – 1:00 PM Entry Ugly Cake Open & Junior Class

7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Entry Specialty Class: Salsa Contest (Judging 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM)

7:00 AM – 3:00 PM Entry Homemade Beer & Wine Open Class Only

10:00 AM -Demonstration by Sarah from the Cedar County Conservation Office

1:00 PM Antiques Open Class Judging

3:00 PM Ugly Cake Judging ( Judged by 4-H Leaders or Bacon Buddies)

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM SALSA CONTEST Taste Testing near Beer Garden

Bacon Buddies to make ornaments between their show and Ugly Cake Judging

Friday, July 12th

Hours:  7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Entry Homemade Beer & Wine Open Class only (Judging 1:00 PM)

7:00 AM – 2:00 PM Entry Floriculture/Horticulture Open Class (Open Judging 3:00 PM)

10:00 AM -Demonstration by Sarah from the Cedar County Conservation Office

1:00 PM Homemade Beer & Wine Judging

3:00 PM Floriculture/Horticulture Open Class Judging

3:00 PM Check-In for $15 Goodwill Style Show

4:00 PM $15 Goodwill Style Show – Check in at 3:00 PM

Saturday, July 13th **Yard Game Day**

Hours:  7:00 AM – 7:00 PM

        10:00 AM -Demonstration by Sarah from the Cedar County Conservation Office

Sunday, July 14th 

Hours:  8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

        10:00 AM -Demonstration by Sarah from the Cedar County Conservation Office

      2:00 PM – 4:00 PM   Release of all Entries. NO EARLY RELEASE