The mission of the
Rosebud County Fair Board is to preserve the past,
celebrate the present, and prepare for the future by
providing quality entertainment, education and
social activities for the benefit and enjoyment of
our residents, businesses and surrounding
There's something for everyone at the
Rosebud-Treasure County Fair! Here's a rundown
of what you will find at the fair. Click on any
underlined link on this page for more information on
that item. Please note: This page will be updated
throughout the spring and summer as new information
becomes available. Please check back often and also
look at our Fair Schedule page to help plan your
The first thing you will notice about
this year's fair is the change in the day schedule.
This year the fair begins on WEDNESDAY, July 18 with
carnival and Free Stage events followed by Team
Roping in the evening, and concludes on SATURDAY,
July 21. (No major fair events except
the Gospel show are scheduled
for Sunday.) This change will allow us to move
the Demolition Derby back to an evening time slot,
and will give you four great evenings to enjoy at
the fair. Entry Day will still be on Thursday
as always, and you can still pick up your exhibits
from the exhibit hall on Sunday as always.
Get ready to kick-up-your-heels with country singer
RODNEY ATKINS hits
the fair stage for our Saturday night show!
Rodney's hit songs include "Take a Back Road," "It's
America," "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the
Devil Even Knows)" and his latest, "Caught Up In the
Country," which was released March 23. Ticket
prices are: $35 for the center reserved grandstand sections,
$40 for the Party Pit (standing area) directly in
front of the stage, and $30 for the side grandstand sections. General
admission bleacher seats are $30 as well.
Tickets will go on sale Monday, May 7. Tickets
will also be available at the gate (unless the show
is sold-out) but take note, the
price rises by $5 on show day, so save money by
getting your tickets early. Watch our
website or Facebook page for updates. Showtime is 8:00 pm on
Saturday, July 21.
Friday evening, get ready to rumble as the
ROSEBUD COUNTY SHOWDOWN
Demoliton Derby, a
long-time feature of the fair, is moving back to an
evening time slot. There will be a $6,400
purse available, with $3,000 going to the first
place winner. If you drive the most miles to bring a
car to the derby, you can claim a $100 prize!
Showtime will be at 7:00,
Friday, July 20. Ticket prices are $10 for adults,
$5 for kids 6 to 11. Kids age 5 and under get
in free. The
rules can be downloaded from the Demolition Derby
page and you'll find other information on that page
Online and in-person ticket sales will be
available on May 7.
entertainment doesn't stop there... The latest edition of the
Forsyth Ranch Rodeo
will be happening on Thursday night, July 19, at 7:00 pm.
Ticket prices are $10 for adults, or $5 for kids age
6 to 11. Tickets for the Ranch Rodeo and all
other fair events go on sale Monday, May 7
at the fair office or on our website.
The Rosebud Team Ropers
will have a
roping on Wednesday night starting at 6:00 which is free for all to
attend and watch.
Fun for all!
The FREE STAGE will offer entertainment for
all ages, without you having to spend a nickel!
Free Stage entertainment will be held in
the pavilion area just east of the Exhibit Hall.
Dakota Country will be performing several shows a
day, including late evening shows on Wednesday,Thursday, Friday
and Saturday. Singer Brady Goss also
returns to our lineup this year - he'll be working the
Free Stage and will also open the show for Rodney
Atkins on Saturday.
For magic fans,
Jeff Martin, "Sleightly Amazing," is back by
popular demand! Jeff's stage show is definitely amazing, but you
can also catch one of his "close-up"
performances which will be happening around the grounds all
weekend. You never know what time Jeff will show up, and he's
one of the best close-up magicians in the business.
Jeff will also debut his
well-known hypnosis show at the fair this year
too, so be ready to volunteer to be in the show!
The Mighty Thomas
another return to the Fair midway with
classic and modern rides to keep the thrill-seekers busy all
weekend, and games galore too. Rides featured this
year may include the Zipper, Gravitron, SuperShot,
Bumper Cars, Tornado, Century Wheel and of course
an array of kiddie rides too. Don't forget to pick up your
discounted advance wristband tickets which will
be on sale soon at the Fair office, Yellowstone Pharmacy
in Forsyth, Family Services in Colstrip, and Hysham
School in Hysham.
Discount wristbands will allow you
unlimited rides on any day of the fair. The
discount ends on Tuesday of fair week, so get yours
early! The carnival will be open at 4:00 on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and noon on
Saturday. (Times subject to slight changes.)
Start all your fair days with a delicious breakfast
served by Rosebud County Search and Rescue.
Breakfast is served all morning from 6:30am to
11:00am in the Search and Rescue Canopy next to the
Exhibition Hall. During the rest of the day,
take advantage of several other food
vendors along the midway. 4-H Concessions are
open starting at noon until about 10:30pm all days
of the fair. Most other food vendors are open until
late in the evening each day of the fair. Some
vendors may not arrive until Thursday.
Visit the air
Hall to view 4-H and open class entries and
plenty of commercial exhibits. The Exhibit Hall is open from
10:00 AM to 8:00 PM each day of the fair.
(Entries can be picked up starting at 2:00 on
The 4-H schedule will
be on the Fair Schedule
page of this site by early summer. On Saturday at 3:30, be
sure to take in the 4-H Market
Stock Sale, followed by "Take a Buyer to Dinner."
The Young Men's Club Beer Booth
will be open all four days.
You can also play Knights of Columbus Bingo next to the
concession stand during the fair (schedule
information coming soon).
morning, Gospel music will return to the fair in a free
performance courtesy of the Johnson Brothers
band. Relax under the pavilion and be inspired.
Music begins at 9:00 AM.
course the best part of the fair is socializing
and meeting old and new friends. To make the good
times roll, all you need is "fair food." It's not
4-H concessions featuring those famous
and there will be an array of other food vendors including
Thomas Carnival's Midway Grill, featuring
burgers, fries, corndogs and funnel cakes, and the
Cola Corner in the Exhibition Hall sponsored
by Forsyth FFA, featuring homemade goodies.
There will be other food vendors on the grounds too, so come
and see what you can find.
For those needing
ready cash, there will be an ATM located
near the 4-H concession area.
adds up to one of the best county fairs around,
and it all comes with free gate admission and no
We are always open to
suggestions, questions, comments and ideas from the
public on how to make the fair better. Visit our
Facebook page or send us an
And please note that events and schedules are
subject to last minute changes. Watch our
Facebook page for updates during the fair.
See you at
the fair this July!
-- Rosebud County Fair Board