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Franklin County Fair & Rodeo

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Event# 785-229-3520

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The county's largest and one of the longest running fairs in Kansas. Livestock and 4-H judging, and youth rodeo begins on Wednesday. Thursday night is the annual community barbecue, and Thursday and Friday, the URA Rodeo. Saturday night caps off the fair with the annual demolition derby. Each day event goers can view exhibits, ride the rides in the Midway, and sample the hearty fair food.

Franklin County Fair & Rodeo

Address : Fairgrounds. Ottawa KS
Phone : 785-229-3520   (Always call and confirm events.)

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