Event Schedule

2016 Schedule of Events - Coming Soon!

*Events subject to change
Check out the great time we had last year with the 2015 Schedule Printable PDF

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

6:00 PM - 10:30 PM: Cattle Crawl – Progressive dinner featuring local restaurants, limited seating, tickets $50, bus departs from Mercer County Extension Office

Friday June 10, 2016

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Gates open for Grill-Off & Vendor set-up
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Main Concession Booth operated by Mercer County Cattlemen’s Association
5:00 PM - Pageant Interviews – Pageant Building
5:30 PM: Griller’s Meeting in new building
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Carnival Corral, Inflatable's by U Bounce, Thomas Train, Petting Farm, Pony Rides
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Vendor Booths open
7:00 PM – 11:30 PM: FREE Music - DJ Best Sound Around – David Best
7:00 PM: Youth Burger Competition – Turn In at block building
7:00 PM: Pageants: Miss, Pre-teen & Young Miss – Center Ring
7:30 PM: Youth Steak Competition – Turn In at block building
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM: Wine & Cheese Tasting (Ticket required - $25.00 per person – must be 21 or older)

Saturday June 11, 2016

ALL DAY: Vendor Booths
7:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Steak & Egg Breakfast under Big Tent @ Fairgrounds – Tickets $5.00 (advance) $6.00 on site Grilling by The Rotary Club of Harrodsburg
7:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Silent auction benefiting Dustin Worthington “I Love Cows” Program
7:30 AM: Lions Club 5K Stampede/Poke Along – downtown Harrodsburg
9:00 AM: Corning “Ride Your Butt Off for United Way” Bike Ride – Haggin Hospital parking lot
9:00 AM: Poker Run Registration – JVM Motorsports
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Carnival Corral, Inflatable's by U Bounce, Thomas Train, Petting Farm, Pony Rides
10:00 AM: Kentucky Beef Council Grilling Demonstrations and Education all day
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM: Main Concession Booth operated by Mercer Co. Cattleman’s
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Classic/Antique Car & Antique Tractor Cruise-In (Behind Young’s Park)
11:00 AM: Professional Chef Demonstration (under the tent)
11:45 AM (Approx.): Start sale of Bracelets for Grill-Off sampling and People’s Choice Award ($6.00 each)
12:00 PM (Approx.) :Start Sampling of Grill-Off Team Beef Products
12:00 PM: Professional Chef Demonstration (under the tent)
ALL DAY: FREE Music - DJ Best Sound Around – David Best
1:00 PM: Professional Chef Demonstration (under the tent)
2:00 PM: Professional Chef Demonstration (under the tent)
5:00 PM: Cattleman’s Association Scholarship, Grill-Off Trophies and People’s Choice Awards


***We are saluting our service men and women. If you are actively serving, or have ever served in the military, bring your ID with you to receive $5 off Wine and Cheese Tasting, $1 off Steak & Egg Breakfast and $1 off Grill off Bracelets***