Cleveland County Free Fair to open Thursday in Norman

The Cleveland County Free Fair will open Thursday and run through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Norman.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: September 2, 2014
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The annual Cleveland County Free Fair will open Thursday and continue through Sunday at the fairgrounds, 615 E Robinson St.

The fair will feature everything from livestock shows to goat roping to live music and carnival rides. This marks the 107th year for the fair.

Activities begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 10 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

People with contest entries should submit them between 3 and 8 p.m. Wednesday in the main building.

A carnival and midway will run from 7 to 11 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday.

Live musical performances are planned throughout the fair based on themes. Thursday night is gospel music; Friday is country music; Saturday is jam night; and Sunday is bluegrass.

For children with a competitive streak, there will be baby crawls, coloring contests, stick horse races and pedal pulls, as well as a pet talent show.

On Saturday, the fair will feature an antique tractor show, car show and tractor parade, as well as tractor pulls and kids’ tractor rides.

Kids can enjoy pony rides daily, as well as the Perry Farm’s petting zoo.

Livestock exhibits will include beef and dairy cattle, goats, poultry, sheep and swine. Other exhibits include needlework, baked goods, canned goods and crafts.

For a complete schedule of events, go to www.clevelandcountyfair.org.