ON SALE NOW: Tim McGraw with Trace Adkins - Thursday July 18 ON SALE NOW: Hootie and the Blowfish w/ Barenaked Ladies - Friday July 19 ON SALE NOW: Chris Stapleton with Kendell Marvel - Saturday July 20 ON SALE NOW: TobyMac with We Are Messengers - Sunday July 21 2019 Fair July 17-21

Jones County 4H & FFA

What would the Great Jones County Fair be without the 4H and FFA? For as long as the fair has been happening there have been livestock, craft, and other shows and competitions. This year is no exception and there is plenty to see related to 4H and FFA all week long. See the schedule below or Click Here to download the 2019 Premium Book (PDF). Come on out for another great year with the 4H and FFA at the Great Jones County Fair!

Monday July 15th

8:30am - Entry and judging of 4-H/FFA F.A.S.T Exhibits12:30pm - 4H/FFA Group Exhibitor Photo4pm-7pm - 4-H Food Stand Open at Equestrian Center

Tuesday July 16th

8am-10am - 4-H Flower & Garden/Horticulture Exhibit Judging8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand Open9:30am-10am - 4-H/FFA Dog Show entry and check-in10am-1pm - 4-H/FFA Sheep and Goat check-in and weigh-in10:30am - 4-H/FFA Dog Show11am-1pm - 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle and Bucket/Bottle Calf entry and check-in1pm-2:30pm - 4-H/FFA Rabbit entry and check-in2pm-5pm - 4-H/FFA Swine entry (check-in at 5:00 p.m.)3pm-5pm - 4-H Working Exhibits5pm - 4-H/FFA Swine check-in6pm-7pm - 4-H/FFA Beef check-in and vet inspection

Wednesday July 17th

7:30am - 4-H/FFA Swine weigh-in8am-11am - 4-H/FFA Beef check-in and vet inspection8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand open8:30am - 4-H/FFA Sheep Show10am - 4-H/FFA Goat Show (following Sheep Show) Following Sheep & Goat Shows - Kiddie Goat Show10:30am - 4-H/FFA Bucket/Bottle Calf Show11:30am-8:30pm - Commercial Exhibit Hall open12pm - 4-H/FFA Dairy Cattle Show (following Bucket/Bottle Show)1pm - 4-H/FFA Beef weigh-in2pm - 4-H/FFA Rabbit Show3:30pm - Kiddie Pedal Pull - Livestock Pavillion - Monticello FFA

Thursday July 18th

8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand open8:30am - 4-H/FFA Cat entry and check-in8:30am - 4-H/FFA Swine Show9am - 4-H/FFA Cat Show10am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal entry and check-in10:30am - 4-H/FFA Other Animal Show (following Cat Show)11am-1pm - 4-H Food Stand Open at Equestrian Center11:30am-8:30pm - Commercial Exhibit Hall open12pm-2pm - 4-H/FFA Market Broiler/Roaster check-in and Pullorum testing2pm-4pm - 4-H/FFA Poultry entry and check-in4:30pm - 4-H/FFA Beef Showmanship Workshop6pm - 4-H Style Show and Communications Showcase, 4-H/FFA Expo Hall

Friday July 19th

8am-8pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand open9am - 4-H/FFA Livestock Quizathon9am - 4-H/FFA Beef Show9am-2pm - 4-H Food Stand Open at Equestrian Center11:30am-8:30pm - Commercial Exhibit Hall open2pm - 4-H/FFA Poultry Show (meat birds only)5pm-6pm - 4-H and Friends Volleyball Tournament at the Equestrian Center

Saturday July 20th

9am - 4-H/FFA Poultry Show (breeding birds only)9am - 4-H/FFA Market Livestock Auction9am-2pm - 4-H Food Stand Open at Equestrian Center11:30am-8:30pm - Commercial Exhibit Hall open

Sunday July 21st

7am-8am - 4-H/FFA Horse Check-in8am-2pm - 4-H Food Stand Open at Equestrian Center8am-6pm - 4-H/FFA Expo Hall & Food Stand open8:30am - 4-H/FFA Horse Show11am-1pm - 4-H/FFA Farm to Fair Picnic, Sponsored by Theisen's Home - Farm - Auto11:30am-7pm - Commercial Exhibit Hall open6pm-7pm - 4-H/FFA F.A.S.T. Projects Released


Here are a few 4H/FFA Pictures

Gate Admission

Daily Gate Admission: $10

Gate admission can be purchased at the gates. Before the fair season gate admission can be purchased at the fair office or the banks of Jones County. During the fair season gate admissions can be purchased at the gates. Gate admission is not included in the cost of an event ticket. Children 10 years of age and under get free gate admission.


Gate Policies

• Bags Subject to Search

• No Coolers Allowed

• No Pets Allowed on Grounds


Season Passes

Gets you in the Gate for the 5 days of the fair. Cost is $30 if purchased in April or May and $33 thereafter. Available by coming in or calling the Fair Office

Also available at many banks in Monticello, Anamosa, Cascade and Wyoming.

Accessible Seating

Call the Fair Office at 319-465-3275 for Information and Availability of Accessible seating.

Contact Us:

Office Hours:
9AM-4PM (Mon-Fri)
Phone: 319-465-3275
Fax: 319-465-6726
Click Here to Email Us!


2019 Great Jones County Fair Sponsors