FRIDAY – JULY 24, 2015
Midway open 4:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. and Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, Open 12 Noon to 4 p.m.

8:30 -11:00 a.m.
Check in home cultural arts, agricultural open crop exhibits and 4-H exhibits.  Neshoba County Extension Service; Harvin Hudson, Extension 4-H. Agent, Sylvia Wiggs Chairman – Exhibit Hall
8:30 a.m.
Art show opens – Exhibit Hall
1:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Music – Provided by the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Musicians
1:00 p.m.
Blues Generation
2:15 p.m.>
Sansing Sharp Presley
3:30 p.m.
Dark Water
4:45 p.m.
PinniShook
7:30 p.m.
HARPER, MORGAN AND SMITH PRCA Rodeo – Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance – Music by Southbound – Founders Square Pavilion
1:00 a.m.
MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE

SATURDAY – JULY 25, 2015
Midway open 12:00  p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. & Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office, Neshoba County Fair Station, open 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

6:30 a.m.
Philadelphia Sertoma Club 36th Annual “Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon” begins at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville, MS  and ends at the Grandstand.  Sponsored by Boardtown Bikes; Bullock Toyota;   The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia; Main Street Junction; Mitchell Dental; Neshoba County General Hospital/Nursing Home; Philadelphia Athletic Club; Philadelphia Security Insurance;  Sta-Home Health; and Woody’s of Noxapater 
7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts (Flea Market) at Founders Square
8:00 a.m.-NOON
NESHOBA COUNTY FAIR FARMERS MARKET SELLING HOMEGROWN VEGETABLES AND PRODUCE.  LOCATED IN THE LIVESTOCK SHOW ARENA
9:00 a.m.-6:00pm
Free Petting Zoo – Presented by Clyde Risher – Cattle Arena
11:30 a.m.
Philadelphia Sertoma Club “Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon” Awards - Grandstand
2:00 p.m.
Pony Pull – Rodeo Arena
7:30 p.m.
Harper, Morgan and Smith PRCA Rodeo – Grandstand
8:00 p.m.
THE THACKER MOUNTAIN RADIO SHOW – Featuring musical guests Motel Mirrors and Krackerjacks; Author, Jamie Kornegay reading from “Soil”; with house band, The Yalobushwhackers and host, Jim Dees- Sponsored in part by AT&T - Founders Square
9:00 p.m.
Krackerjacks – Founders Square
10:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance – Music by JASON MILLER BAND – Grandstand
1:00 a.m.
MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE
The EXHIBIT HALL is open daily 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. featuring Field Crops, Garden Exhibits and Arts and Crafts
 
SUNDAY – JULY 26, 2015
Midway open 12:00  p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. & Sons Amusements.
Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Free Children’s Petting Zoo – Presented by Clyde Risher – Cattle Arena
9:30 a.m.
Worship service conducted by Rev. Scott Boatner and God’s House, Founders Square
10:30 a.m.
Antique Car Show – Founders Square
James F. Chaney, Chairman – Larry Nicholson, Assistant
1:00 p.m.
Vernon Brothers – Grandstand
1:30 p.m.
Children’s Concert featuring Kevin Cole. Children are encouraged to bring pots, pans, drums, horns, etc., and  become part of the band. – Founders Square
2:00 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Races – Racetrack
Sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort
3:00 p.m.
Martial Arts demonstration by Sellers Martial Arts Academy – Founders Square
6:30 p.m.
Concert by FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH CHOIR –Philadelphia, MS – Founders Square
8:00 p.m.
GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT featuring STANDING FIRM QUARTET and WAY OF THE CROSS QUARTET.   Standing Firm Quartet includes, Joey Kilgore, Ryan McKay, Robert Thomas and Stan Yates.  Way of the Cross Quartet includes Bob Breland, Reggie Lovern, Sam Lovern and  Michael Wells.  – Founders Square
9:30 p.m.
The Philadelphia-Neshoba County Public Library and Arts Council  Partnership Film Presentation “The Wizard of Oz” – Founders Square
1:00 a.m.
MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE

MONDAY – JULY 27, 2015
Midway open 12:00  p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. & Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office • Neshoba County Fair Station • Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

8:00 -11:30 a.m.
Check in Beef Cattle – Cattle Arena
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
FREE Petting Zoo – Presented by Clyde Risher – Cattle Arena
9:30 a.m.
Clothes Line Art Contest, Dawn Lea Chalmers, Kim Kilpatrick and Jane Kynerd, Chairpersons. Sponsored in part by Kademi – Founders Square
1:00 p.m.
Variety Program presented by East  Central Community College –  Founders Square
1:00 p.m.
ALAN SIBLEY AND THE MAGNOLIA RAMBLERS – Grandstand
2:00 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Races – sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort – Racetrack
4:00 p.m.
Clothesline Art Exhibit – Founders Square
7:00 p.m.
Twilight Hot Air Balloon Glow – Joe McKay and Ken Johnston, Balloonists - WEATHER PERMITTING - Racetrack
7:30 p.m.
Invocation- Rev. Chris Vowell, Pastor Crossway Community Church;  Official Opening of the Neshoba County Fair, Gilbert Donald, President; Presentation of the Youth Achievement Award; National Anthem by Mrs. Jean Yates-Vocalist-Grandstatnd 
8:00 p.m.
Beauty Pageant, selecting “Miss Neshoba County Fair”
Chief Keith Page, Emcee; Reese McKay and Cooper Warren – Pages; Entertainment by Callie Prince and the Shawn Byars’ Hula Girls – Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance Music by SNAZZ – Founders Square
1:00 a.m.

MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE

Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle, Goats and Sheep
 

TUESDAY – JULY 28, 2015
Midway open 12:00  p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. & Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office • Neshoba County Fair Station • Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band, Daniel Wade, Director of Bands – Founders Square
9:00 a.m.
Beef Show – Cattle Arena
9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
FREE Children’s Petting Zoo – Presented by Clyde Risher –Across from the Livestock Barn near the Sheep Pen.
11:00 a.m.
VETERAN’S MEMORIAL SERVICE – FOUNDERS SQUARE
Opening Remarks:  LTC James L. Payne, Jr., 298th Support Battalion
Invocation:  Rev. Chris Vowell, Crossway Community Church, Philadelphia
Recognition of Special Guest and Introduction of Speaker:  
LTC James L. Payne, Jr.
Speaker:  MG Augustus L. (Leon) Collins 
Laying of Wreath:  American Legion Post 138/238, GW Fulton Chapter 58 DAV and Auxiliary, Carson Bounds Post 4396 VFW and 
Auxiliary, Meridian Chapter (POW) Military Order of the Purple Heart.
Flag Ceremony:  HQ 298th Corps Support Battalion
Memorial Volley:  367TH Maintenance Company
Taps:  Amelia Henson (Neshoba Central High School Band member)
Benediction:  Rev. Chris Vowell
1:00 p.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band Daniel Wade, Director of Bands – Grandstand/Racetrack
2:00 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Racing – Racetrack Sponsored in part by AT&T and the Pearl River Resort
4:00 p.m.
Cake Walk, sponsored by Philadelphia-Neshoba County Arts Council – Founders Square
8:00 p.m.
THE RAY SCOTT SHOW – Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance –Music by SPUNK MONKEES – Founders Square
1:00 a.m.
MIDWAY AND CONCESSIONS CLOSE
Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Sheep
 

Wednesday - July 29, 2015
Midway open 12:00  p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. & Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office • Neshoba County Fair Station • Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

8:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Check in, Dairy Cattle and Sheep - Cattle Arena
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band, Daniel Wade, Director of Bands – Founders Square
POLITICAL SPEAKING
11:15 a.m.
Meridian Day Program, presented by East Mississippi Business Development Corp. -
Founders Square
1:00 p.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band – Grandstand / Racetrack – Daniel Wade, Director
2:00 p.m.
Harness & Running Horse Races, sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort - Racetrack
2:00 p.m.
Registration for Youth Talent Contest - Fair Office, Cabin #65 on Founders Square
3:00 p.m.
Youth Talent Contest, John King, Master of Ceremonies - Founders Sq.
5:00 p.m.
 
8:00 p.m.
The ERIC PASLAY Show - Grandstand
9:30 p.m. -12:30 .m.
Dance - Music by Class Reunion - Founders Square

 

 

1:00 a.m.

A.J. Yates, Jr. Memorial Late Night Sing – Dr. Laura Bryan, Dr. Jack Yates and Dr. Joe Jordan, Chairpersons
1:00 a.m.
Midway and concessions close.
Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.,
Displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle and Sheep.
 
Thursday – July 30, 2015
Midway open 12:00  p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. & Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office • Neshoba County Fair Station • Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

7:30 a.m.
Annual Neshoba County Fair Fun Run/Walk - Starts at Founders Square NO ENTRY FEE - Guy Nowell, Chairman
8:00-11:30 a.m.
Lamb and Goat Checking. Behind Petting Zoo.
9:00 a.m.
Dairy Cattle Show - Cattle Arena
11:00 a.m.
Hometown Proud Program, Bill Griffis, Master of Ceremonies Sponsored by Philadelphia-Neshoba County Tourism - Founders Square
1:00 p.m.
Concert by Neshoba Central High School Band – Grandstand / Racetrack – Daniel Wade, Director
2:00 p.m.
Harness & Running Horse Races, sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort
8:00 p.m.
The TYLER FARR SHOW - Grandstand
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Dance - Music by U.S. – Founders Square     
1:00 a.m.
Midway and concessions close
Livestock show barns open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Displaying top quality Beef Cattle, Dairy Cattle & sheep.
 
Friday - July 31, 2015
Midway open 12:00  p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Mitchell Bros. & Sons Amusements.
U.S. Post Office • Neshoba County Fair Station • Open 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Exhibit Hall Open 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.
Sheep show, followed by Goat show – Livestock Show Arena
12:30 p.m.
The Vernon Brothers (Bluegrass) - Grandstand
1:30 p.m.
Harness and Running Horse Races, with Feature Races of the Week, The Morris Therrell Memorial Invitational Race and The Jim Dance Memorial Race. Sponsored in part by AT&T and Pearl River Resort.
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Exhibit Hall Check out.
8:00 p.m.
The PHIL VASSAR Show - Grandstand

 WEATHER PERMITTING, Immediately following the Phil Vassar Show will be the fireworks show by Pyrotechnico. NO ONE WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE RACETRACK INFIELD DURING THE FIREWORKS SHOW.

9:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Dance - Music by BRANDON LAY - Founders Square
12:00 Midnight
2015 NCF Closes - Including Midway and ALL Concessions
All gates open until 6:00 a.m. All Fairground chains up and locked until 6:00 a.m.
NO ADMISSION TICKETS SOLD AFTER 12:00 MIDNIGHT.

Arts and Crafts Application

FUTURE FAIRS
2015 – July 24 - July 31
2016 – July 22 - July 29
2017 – July 21 - July 28

$40 Season Pass
Age 10 & Older

$15 Day Ticket

Children 9 & Under FREE

Email Address:

 
   
Neshoba County Fair Association
16800 Highway 21 South
Philadelphia, MS 39350
601 656-8480        Fax:  601 656-8461
email: Neshoba County Fair