Hard to believe it's almost that time again. We are less than a week away from another Western Montana Fair! This year features the return of the famous Missoula Stampede Rodeo PRCA and Demolition Derby, plus new this year, The Mission Mountain Wood Band and Wylie & The Wild West on stage.

To make life easy for your week at the fair, we've lassoed in all the dates and time on one easy to reference page with the help of the official WMF homepage . Now you'll know exactly where to go and when to be there so you don't miss a second of the fun!  Read on for the full lineup of this years Western Montana Fair and Rodeo.

Monday, August 1, 2011 to Monday, August 8, 2011

Vendor Packet and Ticket Order
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Vendor Packets and tickets will be available for pick up in the fair office. Monday, August 1 - Monday, August 8

 

Thursday, August 4, 2011

4-H
6:00 PM
Shooting Sports Exhibition, Fairgrounds

 

Saturday, August 6, 2011 to Monday, August 8, 2011

Commercial Vendor Set up dates
Saturday, Aug 6 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday, Aug 7 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday, Aug 8 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 6, 2011

4-H
8:00 AM
Sign in for 4-H Dog Show

 

Saturday, August 6, 2011

4-H
9:00 AM
4-H project interviews. Livestock project members are required to interview on this day on the fairgrounds

 

Saturday, August 6, 2011

4-H
9:00 AM
Dog judging begins

 

Monday, August 8, 2011

4-H
8:00 AM
Open Class Goats arrive

 

Monday, August 8, 2011

4-H
8:30 AM
Open Class Goat Show begins in small show ring

 

Monday, August 8, 2011

4-H
1:00 PM
Open Class Rabbit judging

 

Monday, August 8, 2011

4-H
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
4-H Goats arrive on fairgrounds

 

Monday, August 8, 2011

4-H
4:00 PM
4-H/FFA Rabbit Breed judging

 

Monday, August 8, 2011

4-H
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4-H Goat milk out

 

Monday, August 8, 2011

4-H
8:00 PM
Deadline for Poultry and Rabbits to be in the barn

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 to Sunday, August 14, 2011

Western Montana Fair and Rodeo
DID YOU KNOW? That only about 6.2% of the Western Montana Fair's budget comes through Missoula County Tax Dollars? All of the remainder of our funding is raised through facility rentals, sponsorships, ticket sales, and generous donations from Friends of the Fair. We have many opportunities for you to partner with us. Learn more. We would like you to be part of the planning process for the future of the Fair and Fairgrounds Facility. We WANT your opinions and ideas! Learn more

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 to Sunday, August 14, 2011

Floriculture Department
Gladiolus and Standard Flower Shows *ALL DAY*

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

West Lawn
The West Lawn will have Leroy's Zoo(All Day), the Horse Park(All Day), Curly's Funtastic KidZone(11am-8pm), and Pig Wrestling(3pm-6pm)

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
8:00 AM
4-H Goat showmanship followed by 4-H dairy goats in the small show ring

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
9:00 AM
4-H/FFA rabbit showmanships in large show ring

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
9:00 AM
4-H/FFA poultry judging & showmanship in barn

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 to Sunday, August 14, 2011

Exhibits
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Exhibit Buildings Open

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Country Fair
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Country Fair consists of the Petting Zoo(11am-8pm), Alpaca Show(11am), Llamas 4H/open(11am), Kiddie Rodeo(1pm and 3pm), Kids Tractor Pull(1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, and 6pm), Musical Performances(6-8pm)

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Culinary Department
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Daily Demonstrations

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 to Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Midway Stage
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Midway Stage will have Music(Noon-8pm), Michael Mezmer Comedy Hypnosis Show(8pm-9:30pm), and Wapikiya(10pm).

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open Class Beef arrive

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
12:00 PM
4-H Exhibit building opens

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Seeley Lake Chicken Coop
1:00 PM - 2:30 AM
Consists of an Open Poultry Youth Show(1pm), Backyard Poultry(1:30pm), Non-Layer Backyard Show(2pm), and a Breeders Show(2:30pm)

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
1:30 PM
Open Class poultry judging in barn

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Carnival
3:00 PM
Carnival Opens

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open Class Dairy Cows arrive

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
ALL 4-H/FFA livestock are required to arrive on the fairgrounds

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

PBR Challenge
7:30 PM
Dickies North Western Tour

 

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

4-H
10:00 PM
Livestock Barns Close

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

West Lawn
The West Lawn will have Leroy's Zoo(All Day), the Horse Park(All Day), Curly's Funtastic KidZone(11am-8pm),Equestrian Clinic(2pm-5pm),and Pig Wrestling(3pm-6pm)

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Royalty Rodeo and PRCA Rodeo
Rodeo Royalty Horsemanship(1pm) and the Missoula Stampede PRCA Rodeo(7:30pm)

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
6:30 AM
Lions Club Breakfast at 4-H Cafe

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
7:45 AM
Meeting for Livestock Exhibitors and Parents

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
8:00 AM
All 4-H/FFA market animals weighed

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
9:30 AM
Dairy judging & showmanship

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
10:00 AM
4-H Exhibit Building opens

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
11:00 AM
Breeding sheep judging (4-H/FFA)

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Culinary Department
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Daily Demonstrations(11am-2pm) and Salads-National Favorites(3pm)

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Country Fair
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Country Fair consists of the Petting Zoo(11am), Breeding Sheep(4H/FFA)at 11am, Kiddie Rodeo(1pm and 3pm), Kids Tractor Pull(1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, and 6pm), Musical Performances(6-8pm), Breeding Beef Judging(2pm), Fashion Show-Bridge Over Time(5:30pm)

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Exhibits
11:00 AM
Exhibit Buildings Open

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 to Sunday, August 14, 2011

Carnival
12:00 PM
Carnival Opens

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
2:00 PM
Breeding beef judging (4-H/FFA). Open class beef juding will follow 4-H/FFA breeding beef judging

 

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

4-H
10:00 PM
4-H Exhibit Building and Livestock Barns Close

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

West Lawn
The West Lawn will have Leroy's Zoo(All Day), the Horse Park(All Day), Curly's Funtastic KidZone(11am-8pm),and Pig Wrestling(3pm-6pm)

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

4-H
7:00 AM
Sentinel Kiwanis Club Breakfast at 4-H Cafe

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

4-H
7:30 AM
Market hog judging followed by breeding hog judging

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

4-H
10:00 AM
4-H Exhibit Building opens

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Country Fair
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
The Country Fair consists of the Petting Zoo(11am), Kiddie Rodeo(1pm and 3pm), Kids Tractor Pull(1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, and 6pm), Market Lamb Judging(2pm), Frenchtown Fireflies(5pm),Musical Performances(6-8pm), Market Beef Judging(6pm), Bitterroot Gymnastics(7pm)

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Midway Stage
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Midway Stage will have Music(Noon-1pm,2pm-8pm), Michael Mezmer Comedy Hypnosis Show(8pm-9:30pm), and Wapikiya(10pm).

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Culinary Department
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Rodeo Royalty Speeches and Fashion Show(Noon), Tough Enough to Cook Pink/Men Only (3pm)

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

4-H
2:00 PM
Market lamb judging

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

4-H
6:00 PM
Market beef judging

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011 to Friday, August 12, 2011

PRCA Rodeo
7:30 PM
Missoula Stampede Rodeo

 

Thursday, August 11, 2011

4-H
10:00 PM
4-H Exhibit Building and Livestock Barns Close

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

Country Fair
The Country Fair consists of the Petting Zoo(11am-8pm), Llama Costume Class(11am),Sheep Showmanship(1pm), Kiddie Rodeo(1pm and 3pm), Kids Tractor Pull(1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, and 6pm), Musical Performances(6-8pm), Beef Showmanship(6pm)

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

Midway Stage
Free Stage will have Music(Noon-1pm,2pm-8pm), Rodeo Royalty Coronation(1pm-2pm), Michael Mezmer Comedy Hypnosis Show(8pm-9:30pm), and Wapikiya(10pm)

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

West Lawn
The West Lawn will have Leroy's Zoo(All Day), the Horse Park(All Day), Curly's Funtastic KidZone(11am-8pm),Longhorn Show(1pm)

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

4-H
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Open Class beef leave grounds

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

4-H
7:30 AM
Hog Showmanship

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

4-H
10:00 AM
4-H Exhibit Building opens

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

Culinary Department
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Daily Demonstrations(11am-2pm) and Fun Foods(3pm)

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

4-H
1:00 PM
Sheep showmanship

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

4-H
6:00 PM
Beef showmanship

 

Friday, August 12, 2011

4-H
10:00 PM
4-H Exhibit Building and Livestock Barns Close

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Culinary Department
Daily Demonstrations(11am-2pm),Make Greeting Cards for Military Troops(Noon- 5pm), Creative Chili(3pm), and the Messy Eater Contest(Employee Council Booth) at 5pm

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Floriculture Department
Dahlia and Standard Flower Shows *ALL DAY*

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Midway Stage
Midway Stage will have Music(Noon-3pm), Talent Quest- Regional Karaoke Finals (3pm-7pm), Michael Mezmer Comedy Hypnosis Show(8pm-9:30pm), and Wapikiya(10pm)

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Country Fair
The Country Fair consists of the Petting Zoo(11am), Alpaca/Llama Show(1pm), Kiddie Rodeo(1pm and 3pm),Open Class Sheep Show(2pm),Alpaca Costume Class(4pm),Round Robin Showmanship Judging(4pm), Kids Tractor Pull(1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, and 6pm), Musical Performances(6-8pm)

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

West Lawn
The West Lawn will have Leroy's Zoo(All Day), the Horse Park(All Day), Curly's Funtastic KidZone(11am-8pm),Longhorn Show(10:30am)

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
6:00 AM
Breakfast sponsored by Cenex Mountain West for 4-H families and livestock sale buyers

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
4-H Alumni cafe shift

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
8:00 AM
Market Livestock Sale

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
11:00 AM
4-H Exhibit Building opens

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
1:00 PM
Kiddie Rodeo

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
2:00 PM
Open Class Sheep Show

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
4:00 PM
Round Robin Showmanship Judging

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Concert
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mission Mountain Wood Band/Wylie & the Wild West Concert Starts at 7pm

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4-H/FFA Dance

 

Saturday, August 13, 2011

4-H
10:00 PM
4-H Exhibit Building and Livestock Barns Close

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Arena
Sunday the Arena Area will consist of Church Service(10:00am), Mutton Bustin(1pm), and the Missoula NAPA Demolition Derby(5:30pm)

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Country Fair
The Country Fair consists of the Petting Zoo(11am-8pm), Alpaca/Llama Show(Special Needs) at 1pm,4-H Baking Contests(1pm), Kiddie Rodeo(1pm and 3pm), Kids Tractor Pull(1:30pm, 3pm, 4:30pm, and 6pm), Musical Performances(6-8pm)

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Floriculture Department
Rose and Standard Flower Shows *ALL DAY*

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

West Lawn
The West Lawn will have Leroy's Zoo(All Day), Curly's Funtastic KidZone(11am-8pm),Longhorn Show(1pm), Cast Iron Chef Competition(1pm)

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

KECI Family Day
9:30 AM
Gates open *FREE GATE ADMISSION*

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Culinary Department
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Daily Demonstrations(11am-2pm) and "Chocolate, Chocolate, and More Chocolate"(3pm)

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

4-H
11:00 AM
4-H Exhibit Building opens

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Midway Stage
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Midway Stage will have Music(Noon-4pm), and Michael Mezmer Comedy Hypnosis Show(4pm-6pm)

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

4-H
1:00 PM
4-H Baking Contests

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

4-H
6:00 PM
Market animals leave the fairgrounds

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Exhibits
8:00 PM
Exhibit building exhibits may be hand carried home

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

4-H
8:00 PM
Breeding animals & all other animals allowed to leave grounds

 

Sunday, August 14, 2011

4-H
8:00 PM
Exhibit building exhibits allowed to leave building

 

Monday, August 15, 2011

4-H
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4-H Exhibit Building open to pick up entries

 

Monday, August 15, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
WHERE: Fair Office

 

Monday, August 15, 2011

4-H
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
4-H Exhibit Building open to pick up entries

 

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WHERE: Fair Office

 

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WHERE: Fair Office

 

Thursday, August 18, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
WHERE: Fair Office

 

Friday, August 19, 2011

PREMIUM BANK HOURS
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
PREMIUM PICK UP DEADLINE: BY 5:00 PM ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 19TH at the Fair Office