Below is the daily schedule of events. The number designations after each event indicate where on the fairgrounds they will take place. Click here for this year's fairgrounds map (PDF).
 
SUNDAY, AUGUST 12, 2018
9:30 am Coffee Hour - Commercial Tent (#18)
10am Community Worship Service Commercial Tent (#18)
11:15-1pm Family Fun - Pemberville Pool (#16)
11:15am SAL Chicken BBQ following the worship service - carry out only (#6)
 
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2018
3-7pm Open registration, Quilt Show, Pemberville Elementary (#22)
6-8pm Open registration, Arts, Crafts, Collectibles, Photography, Needlework, Legion Hall (#6)
6-8pm Open registration, All Produce, Scout Cabin (#9)
6-8pm “4 Week Flip” Project Registration (#18)
 
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15, 2018
8-11am Open registration, Flower Show, Legion Hall (#6)
8-11:30am Open registration, Poultry & Small Animals, Poultry Tent (#4)
9am Quilt Show Judging (#22)
9am Market Goats in place, Rabbit/Goat Tent (#12)
9-10am Market Goat Weigh-in, Rabbit/Goat Tent (#12)
9am-Noon Open registration, Arts, Crafts, Collectibles, Photography, Needlework-Legion Hall (#6)
9am-Noon Open registration, All Produce, Scout Cabin (#9)
9am-1pm Open registration, Baked Goods, Scout Cabin (#9)
9am-3pm Sidewalk Chalk Art Created, Library (#10)
11am Fair Board food stand open (#14), Legion Auxiliary Food Stand Open (#5)
Noon-5pm Judging - All exhibits closed
3:30pm Judging - Sidewalk Chalk Art (#10)
5pm Fair rides open (#15, #17)
5-10:30pm Displays and shows open
5:15-5:45pm Open registration, Kiddie Parade, Town Hall, 115 Main St.
5:45-6:15pm Kiddie Parade Judging, Town Hall, 115 Main St.
6-8pm Quilt Show, Pemberville Elementary School (#22)
6:00-9:00pm Commercial Tents Open (#18)
6:15 pm Opening Ceremony, Main Stage (#6-A)
6:30pm Kiddie Parade begins from Town Hall, 115 Main St., Baked Goods Auction, Main Stage (#6-A) - following Kiddie Parade
7-9pm Kids Zone Open, Kids Zone Tent (#25)
7:30-10:30pm Bingo Opens, Bingo Tent (#7)
8:15-9:15pm Ceremonies, Main Stage (#6-A)Sr. King and Queen, Outstanding Citizens, Scholarship Recipients, Royalty Contestants, Sidewalk Chalk Art Winners announced
9:30pm Todd Berry, Acoustic Guitar, Main Stage (#6-A)
11pm Nightly Prize Winner Announced, Main Stage (#6-A)
 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 2018
9am Displays and Shows open
9am Cattle Judging, Cattle Arena (#1)
11am Fair Board food stand open (#14), Legion Auxiliary Food Stand Open (#5)
Noon-1pm Music Entertainment, Bingo Tent (#7)
Noon-8pm Quilt Show, Pemberville Elementary School (#22)
1pm Swine Scramble, Pemberville Elementary School (#22)
1-3pm Senior Bingo, 55 years and older, Free, Bingo Tent (#7)
1-9pm Commercial Tents Open (#18)
3pm Family Discount Rides begin (#15, #17)
3pm Market Goats Show Judging, Kid’s Zone Tent (12)
3-9pm Kids Zone open, Kids Zone Tent (#25)
4-6pm Snapology (Lego/STEM activities), Main Stage (#6-A)
4-4:30pm Kid’s Cow Milking Contest Registration, Main Stage (#6-A)
4:30-6pm Kid’s Cow Milking Contest, Main Stage (#6-A)
5pm Beef BBQ, by the Calf Club (#8)
6pm Pony Pull in the School Valley (#21)
6-8pm Youth Flower Arrangement Night, Legion Hall (#6)
6-6:30pm Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull Registration/Weigh In, Library Parking Lot (#10)
6:15-7:15pm The Magic of Eli, Main Stage (#6-A)
6:45pm Kid’s Pedal Tractor Pull Contest, Library Parking Lot (#10)
6-11pm Bingo Open, Bingo Tent (#7)
8:15pm The Professors Band Main Stage (#6-A)
11pm Nightly Prize Winner Announced, Main Stage (#6-A)
 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018
9am Displays and Shows open
9am-9pm Commercial Tents Open (#18)
11am Fair Board food stand open (#14), Legion Auxiliary Food Stand Open (#5)
Noon-1pm Music Entertainment, Bingo Tent (#7)
Noon-8pm Quilt Show, Pemberville Elementary School (#22)
1-3pm Senior Bingo, 55 years and older, Free, Bingo Tent, (#7)
3pm Fair rides open (#15, #17)
3pm Horse Pull, Pemberville Elementary School valley (#21)
3:15-4pm Kids Free Bingo, Bingo Tent (#7)
4-6pm Snapology (Lego/STEM activities), Main Stage (#6-A)
4-7pm COSI on Wheels, Main Stage (#6-A)
5pm Hog Roast by SAL (#8)
5:30-6:30pm Pirate Treasure Hunt, (#9)
5-9pm Kids Zone open, Kids Zone Tent (#25)
6pm Market Goat Sale, Rabbit/Goat Tent (#12)
6-11pm Bingo Open, Bingo Tent (#7)
6:30pm Five Miler begins at Fire Hall, downtown
7pm Post 183 Calf Club Cattle Sale, Cattle Arena (#1)
9:30-11:00pm Blue Steel Band, Main Stage (#6-A)
11pm Nightly Prize Winner Announced, Main Stage (#6-A)
 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018
7-8:30am ARBA Rabbit Show Registration, Rabbit/Goat Tent (#12)
7-11am Boy Scouts Pancake Breakfast, Bethlehem Lutheran Church (#23)
8-11:30am Parade Registration, Pemberville Elementary (#22)
9am ARBA Rabbit Show, Rabbit/Goat Tent (#12)
9am-Noon Vehicle Show Registration, Bethlehem Parking Lot (#23)
9am-8pm Displays and Shows open
9-9:00pm Commercial Tents Open (#18)
9am-1pm Vehicle Show, Bethlehem Parking Lot (#23)
11am Fair Board food stand open (#14), Legion Auxiliary Food Stand Open (#5)
11am Fair Rides Open
Noon Marching Band Extravaganza, Memorial Drive & Downtown
12-6pm Quilt Show, Pemberville Elementary School (#22)
12:30pm Kiddie Parade winners begin, College Avenue
1pm Grand Parade begins, College Avenue
3-11pm Bingo Open, Bingo Tent (#7)
3-4:30pm Tug of War Weigh-in, Countyline Co-op
3:30pm Grand Parade Awards, Main Stage (#6-A)
3:30pm Registration “Feel the Sting” Flaming Wings Eating Contest, Main Stage (#6-A)
4pm “Feel the Sting” with Front Street Hot Wings Eating Contest, Main Stage (#6-A)
4-8pm Kids Zone open, Kids Zone Tent (#25)
5pm Tug of War, Pemberville Elementary School Valley (#21)
5:30-7pm Princesses & Super Heroes, Main Stage (#6-A)
6-8pm Chicken Plop, (#4)
6-11pm Bingo Open, Bingo Tent (#7)
7-8pm Quilt Show Pick Up, Pemberville Elementary School (#22)
8pm “4 Week Flip” Winners Announced - Commercial Tent (#18)
8-11pm Brent Lowry & the Drifters Band, Main Stage (#6-A)
9pm Nightly Prize Winner Announced, Main Stage (#6-A)
9pm Exhibits Closed - all displays to be picked up
11pm SAL Golf Cart Winner Announced, Main Stage (#6-A), 50/50 Drawing Winner Announced, Main Stage (#6-A)

As you can see, we have four full days of events for everyone in the family to enjoy! As you attend these various events, remember the best way to keep the “Free” in the Pemberville Free Fair is to make a contribution when the bucket goes by and more importantly, step up and volunteer to help at the fair!

Save the following dates for next year's fair:
August 14-17, 2019
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