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Special Episode: The Benton County Fair is Back in Full Effect for 2021

About the Show: 

We sat down recently to speak with Susan Koehler and Jackie Griffin from the Benton County Fair to discuss this year’s event. The Benton County Fair takes place in Bentonville, AR, and runs from September 28th to October 2nd.  This year they are back to mostly normal operations, with measures to ensure COVID-19 safety protocols throughout the event.  There is something for everyone at the Fair, and these guys know what they are doing.  The Benton County Fair has been going strong since 1904 in various Benton County locations. Since 2007 they have been settled in their primary 60-acre site right next to Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. 

According to Susan and Jackie, there will be something for everyone with Rides, Games, Livestock, an Exhibit Hall with Arts & Crafts, Homesteading, Food Presentations, and a Pageant. You can register to exhibit HERE.

Evening entrance fees are $10 Tuesday through Thursday and $15 on the weekend. 

Make plans to bring the whole family.  You won’t regret it!

Benton County Fair

7640 SW Regional Airport Blvd, 

Bentonville, AR 72712

Important Links and Mentions on the Show*:

Susan Koehler, Manager, Benton County Fair Email

Jackie Griffin, Show Works Manager Email

Benton County Fair Website

Benton County Fair Instagram

Benton County Fair Twitter

Benton County Fair Facebook

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