Berrien County Youth Fair schedule

Rylee Spies, 6, of Benton Harbor, prepares to show her pinto pony Tootsie on Wednesday during the Berrien County Youth Fair in Berrien Springs.

Here’s a look at what is taking place at the Berrien County Youth Fair over the last two days.


8:30 a.m. – Judging of equine; in-hand trail, junior and senior trail, dressage, equine complex

9 a.m. – Large animal auction; sheep, quart of goat milk, goats, show arena

10 a.m. – Overall small animal showmanship sweepstakes, dog tent

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. – Senior Day/exhibits and demonstrations, Building No. 34

Noon – Large animal auction; grand champion dairy gallon of milk followed by beef, show arena

1:30 p.m. – Pinewood Derby Race, Youth Memorial Building

2 p.m. – Large animal auction; swine, show arena

3 p.m. – Lacey Peters Zumba, mall stage

4 p.m. – Needle art by Ann Leatz, Home Ec. Building No. 16

4:30-6 p.m. – Towne & Country Quilters and Berrien Springs Library Quilters, Home Ec. Building

5:30 p.m. – Amarillo Sky, mall stage

6 p.m. – Winners of 98.3 “The Coast” Talent Shows, Building No. 34

7 p.m. – Car Demolition Derby in the Grandstand

8 p.m. – Andrew Fisher Quartet, mall stage


8:30 a.m. – Judging of equine; gymkhana except flags and cloverleaf classes equine complex

9 a.m. – Judging of communications classes, Youth Memorial Building

9 a.m. – Judging of youth tractor operators contest, show arena

Noon – Baked fruit pie contest awards presentation, Building No. 34

Noon – Overall large animal showmanship sweepstakes, show arena

Noon – Bad Entertainment, mall stage

2 p.m. – Resurrection Blues Band, mall stage

2-4 p.m. – FIRST Lego Leagues and FIRST Tech Challenge Students Demonstration, Building No. 34

2:30 p.m. – Ag-Olympics, show arena

3-7 p.m. – FIRST Robotics Competition Teams, Youth Memorial Building

3:30 p.m. – Communications awards, Home Ec. Building

4 p.m. – Judging of equine; PEP exhibitors, riding and showmanship classes, equine complex

5 p.m. – E-man, mall stage

5:45 p.m. – Parade of Champions, ends in show arena

8 p.m. – Blue Shoes Jazz