Neshoba County Fair Schedule – Thursday, August 2


The Neshoba County Fair has day two of local and state candidates speaking at Founders Square. Today is “Hometown Proud Day” at the Fair. Philadelphia-Neshoba County Tourism sponsors the Hometown Proud Program.

Entertainment for the night: Chris Lane (Grandstand) and Mustache The Band (Founders Square)

Mississippi’s Giant House Party features a week of musical entertainment, harness and running horse races, a midway, political speaking and many other attractions. Season tickets are $40, day tickets are $15 and children 9 years old and younger are admitted for free.

Midway open 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall OPEN 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m.
Annual Neshoba County Fair Fun Run/Walk – Starts at Founders Square – NO ENTRY FEE – Guy Nowell, Coordinator
8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band – Founders Square
Daniel Wade, Director of Bands
9:00 a.m.
Dairy Cattle Show – Cattle Arena
Political Speaking – Founders Square
9:00 a.m.
Danny Bedwell (L), candidate for US Senate, State of MS
9:10 a.m.
Shawn O’ Hara (Reform), candidate for US Senate, State of MS
9:20 a.m.
Honorable Lynn Fitch (R), State Treasurer, State of MS
9:30 a.m.
Honorable Andy Gipson (R), Commissioner of Ag & Commerce, State of MS
9:40 a.m.
Honorable David Baria (D), candidate for US Senate, State of MS
9:50 a.m.
Honorable Chris McDaniel (R), candidate for US Senate, State of MS
10:00 a.m.
Mike Espy, Candidate for US Senate, State of MS
10:10 a.m.
Honorable Philip Gunn (R), Speaker, MS House of Representatives
10:20 a.m.
Honorable Cindy Hyde –Smith (R), candidate for US Senate, State of MS
10:30 a.m.
Honorable Phil Bryant (R), Governor, State of Mississippi
11:15 a.m.
Hometown Proud Program– Kinsey Goldman, Master of Ceremonies
Sponsored by Philadelphia-Neshoba County Tourism – Founders Square
1:00 p.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band – Grandstand / Racetrack – Daniel Wade, Director
2:00 p.m.
Harness & Running Horse Races – Racetrack
Sponsored in part by Pearl River Resort
8:00 p.m.
The CHRIS LANE Show- Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance – Music by Mustache The Band, a 90’s country party band – Founders Square
1:00 a.m.
Midway and concessions close
Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Sheep.
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts.

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