Farm Show office is open Mon – Fri from 10 AM to 5 PM

Gates open daily 8:30 AM to 11:00 PM.
(Tent Gate opens Mon.-Fri. at 3 PM & Saturday at Noon.)
Meridian, Tent, Pit and Airport gates lock at midnight.
If interested in being a vendor at the Butler Farm Show, please contact Ken Metrick at 724-282-8038

ADVANCE TICKET SALES – SPECIAL ADMISSION – buy 6 Tickets for $50 in the Farm Show Office starting July 2 thru August 4 (Check office hours)
– Includes admission any day to grounds, RIDES, and GRANDSTAND (*Except THURSDAY & FRIDAY – Purchase a wristband for $5. AT the Grandstand – Sales start at 5:30.  Limited quantity.)

ADMISSION POLICY

  • DAILY Admission – $10.
    • Includes rides & Grandstand (Except THURSDAY & Friday – Purchase a wristband for $5. at grandstand – sales open at 5:30 – limited quantity)

NOTE: UNDER 3 YEARS OLD ENTER FREE UNLESS THEY WANT TO RIDE THE RIDES.

  • ABSOLUTELY NO ADMISSION REFUNDS.
  • THE SHOW GOES ON RAIN OR SHINE!
  • THE RIDES ARE CLOSED FOR AN HOUR ON A ROTATING BASIS FOR INSPECTIONS.

WHEELCHAIRS will NOT be available this year at the farm show.

HANDICAPPED PARKING – available at Gate 1 (main entrance) and Gate 2 (airport entrance) on a first come-first served basis.

NO SMOKING IN ANY BARNS/BUILDINGS.
FIRST-AID FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE MAIN GATE ENTRANCE OPPOSITE THE OFFICE.
NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, DRUGS, FIREARMS, DOGS OR PETS PERMITTED ON THE GROUNDS!
ONLY SERVICE DOGS ARE ADMITTED.
OUR SECURITY WILL ENFORCE THIS!

INFORMATION – General information is available from the office. All other inquiries should be directed to the secretary at the Farm Show Office near the main gate entrance.

SCHEDULE – The Butler Farm Show Board reserves the right to add, alter, re-schedule or cancel any event deemed necessary. Events may not start at the EXACT listed times. When working with Mother Nature, people and animals, all times are subject to change!

RESTROOMS – Permanent toilet facilities are centrally located adjacent to the show arena and in the Ag Building. Every effort is made to keep these in first-class condition.

ALL UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES, including golf carts, are NOT allowed on the midways of the Butler Farm Show between the hours of 11AM and 11PM. Bicycles, motor bikes/mini bikes of any kind (electric or gasoline), scooters or skateboards, ATV/UTV’s are NOT allowed on the grounds ANY TIME.

CAMPING – Camping spots are available for animal exhibitors ONLY. All campers and tents must be registered and paid by July 14. CAMPER PARKING WILL START AT 5:00 PM, THURSDAY, AUGUST 1. See rules, fees, and registration form in back of this book.

LASER POINTERS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE GROUNDS. Lasers will be confiscated; owner ejected.

LOST AND FOUND DEPARTMENT – In the show office at the Main Gate entrance

SEVERE WEATHER – In case of severe weather, warnings will be issued on the loudspeakers. Please return to your cars or take refuge in a building instead of a tent.

WASTE PAPER – Large containers for waste paper will be placed at many locations on the grounds. Please use them, thus helping improve the appearance of the show and saving much of the cost of clean up.

FIRE – Loss by fire is a constant threat at agricultural shows. Straw, paper, and other combustible materials make a small fire a big one in short order. Carefully dispose of all matches and smokes. Fire equipment is available. Call for it to extinguish any blaze, however slight.

ALL WEATHER AIR STRIP – Roe Field, a paved airstrip of 2300 feet, is located on the Butler Farm Show grounds. It has an automatic lighting system for night flying and ample hangar, fuel, radio and repair facilities. The airstrip is maintained year round.

PREMIUMS – If all goes well, premium checks will be available when announced Saturday of show week at the office and from 1 PM to 2 PM on Sunday near the Arts & Crafts Building. Checks and unclaimed items may be picked up at the Farm Show Office Tuesday, Aug. 13, or Wed., Aug. 14, from noon to 6 PM, or by appointment (call 724-482-4000). Items will only be kept until September 30. CHECKS WILL NOT BE MAILED AND WILL NOT BE RE-ISSUED. CHECKS MUST BE CASHED BY SEPTEMBER 30. THE BOARD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER PREMIUMS BASED ON AVAILABLE FUNDS.

BAKED GOODS AUCTION – MONDAY, AUGUST 5, AT 7:00 PM in the Dairy Pavilion. BUY THE BEST THAT BUTLER COUNTY BRINGS!
CHEESE AUCTION – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7, AT 8:00 PM in the Dairy Pavilion. CHOICE CHEESE FROM CONTENTED COWS!
ANNUAL JUNIOR LIVESTOCK SALE – THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, AT 6:00 PM (Opening Ceremonies start at 5:30) in the Livestock Barn. FEED YOUR FAMILY; FILL YOUR FREEZER!

NOTICE
Butler Farm Show, Inc., is a non-profit corporation, organized and operated for the benefit of western PA. All exhibitors, patrons, guests, and the general public are urged to exercise reasonable precautions for the safety of all persons and property on the show grounds. BUTLER FARM SHOW, INC., will not be responsible for loss, injury, or damage to persons or property.