The Montgomery County Fair in Mount Ida!

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Editor’s note: The event featured in this article occurred in 2015, but we hear that this year’s will be the best yet. Find it on our Events page.

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The 88th annual Montgomery County Fair starts this weekend (Sunday, August 9) with a Mardi Gras themed parade through downtown Mount Ida at 2 p.m.  There will be activities taking place in town throughout the week long fair (August 9-15), which is being held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.

According to an online article about the fair in the Southwest Arkansas News, new for this year is a tractor show, which will be on display at the fairgrounds throughout the event. Various activities will be taking place throughout the week including pageants, art presentations by the Ouachita Artists Gallery, livestock shows, a rodeo, a dutch oven cooking competition, live music, and more! Full details can be found here. The Montgomery County Fairgrounds is located east of Mount Ida off Highway 270 East on Fairgrounds Road.